May 28, 2020

Day: August 28, 2018

Typhoon ‘Ambo’ Makes Landfall in Eastern Samar

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — TYPHOON “Ambo” today, May 14, has made landfall over San Policarpo in Eastern Samar, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) headed by Director Vicente Malanum said the […]

Zoom Acquires Secure Messaging, File-Sharing Service Keybase

Media Release: MANILA —  Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) has acquired Keybase, a secure messaging and file-sharing service. The two companies jointly announced the acquisition on May 7, saying Keybase’s exceptional team of security and encryption engineers will accelerate Zoom’s plan to build end-to-end encryption that can reach current its scalability. “There are end-to-end […]

Alibaba Is Gartner’s Third Biggest Global Provider for IaaS

Media Release: MANILA — Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that it has the third biggest market share in the global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market and the biggest in the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row in 2019, said the leading global research and advisory […]

Holcim Strengthens Protection vs. Covid-19 Ahead of Lifting ECQ

Media Release: IN anticipation of the possible lifting of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), Holcim Philippines, Inc. has installed additional hand washing stations in all its sites to further strengthen protection of workers against Covid-19. Cement manufacturer Holcim continues to improve health and safety controls against Covid-19 at its sites to protect the well-being of […]

NASA, ESA, JAXA Seek Covid-19 Solutions via Virtual Hackathon

Media Release: THE global pandemic Covid-19 continues to flummox scientists and researchers across the globe. It’s the reason they are still racing to develop a vaccine to vanquish the SARS-CoV-2 contagion that has now infected 4,347,921 and killed 297,220 people worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Scientists in the United Kingdom’s Oxford University, meanwhile, […]