June 4, 2020

Month: August 2018

Oxford Scientist Optimistic Covid-19 Vaccine in September

To be updated. By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — HUWAG sana mausog! (Hopefully, won’t be pre-empted) Yes, a vaccine against Covid-19 in September 2020. And, not to take the coronavirus pandemic lightly, after all it has infected over 3 million people worldwide, and killed more than 200,000 already, a vaccine soon to be available in […]

RapidPass Gains Followers; Holders Half A Million

Media Release:   Holders of RapidPass speeds up to 500, 000 individuals following the consolidation of passes being given by government to front-liners and other essential services into the technological service. RapidPass Coordinating Council Head and Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña disclosed this Tuesday as government harmonizes the passes […]

Wanted at DOST: S&T Experts, Personnel for Covid-19 Projects

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — EARN while performing a duty for country and people. No period is as crucial as the current situation with the novel coronavirus continuing to sweep the world, a world still incapable of halting the virus’ deathly march. […]

Our Commitment to Privacy and Security in Microsoft Teams

Media Release: By Jared Spataro, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft 365 ALMOST overnight, video conferencing has become a big part of our daily life and work. A few weeks in, my team and I at Microsoft have adjusted to the new reality of seeing each other’s homes, complete with dogs, cats, and other family members. […]

​New Hitachi Vantara Virtual Storage Platform Drastically Lowers Costs

Media Release: HITACHI VANTARA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), has just introduced Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) E990, the company’s new storage platform for midsize enterprise customers. The E990’s high performance and low latency supercharge business applications, and industry-leading data de-duplication guarantees storage cost reductions. Hitachi Ops Center’s powerful artificial intelligence […]

Global Covid-19 Infection Surpasses 3-M Cases — JHU

(SDN) — GLOBAL Cases of Covid-19 have now surpassed the triple million mark at 3,042,444. This and other figures are from Covid-19 Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) based in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States. Of the total confirmed cases, nearly one-third is in the U.S. with 988,469, […]

UNP, PCAARRD Project Supplies Mushrooms to Covid-19 Affected Communities

Media Release: The distribution of fresh and processed oyster mushroom to Covid-19-affected communities has already started in the Ilocos Region. At least 10 municipalities in Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan will be the target recipients of almost two tons of mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms are rich in protein and essential amino acids, low in fat, […]

Double Whammy: Covid-19 Threatens Physical, Online World

Media Release:  WITH more than two million cases globally, the coronavirus pandemic has undeniably created a massive disruption and continues to pose a real-life threat to humans from around the world. But has this invisible risk crossed the physical world and reached the online domain? Findings from the researchers of global cybersecurity company Kaspersky suggest […]

DICT Urges Couriers to Partner with Companies for Deliveries

Media Release: THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is strongly advising all Private Express and/or Messengerial Delivery Service (PEMEDES) operators to partner with various commercial establishments in facilitating the delivery of food, water, medicine and other basic goods and necessities to families under home quarantine. This directive seeks to address supply concerns as […]

PAL Bringing Home Filipinos during Covid-19 Pandemic

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) continues to bring home overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Also very important is the PAL fleet’s time in the sky that helps keep the iron birds in tip-top shape and ensure pilots’ flying proficiency. The flag carrier’s pilots […]