December 6, 2019

Author: EDD K. USMAN

Lenovo Roars Last Hurrah in 2019 with ThinkBook Laptops

Media Release: LENOVO Philippines, one of China’s tech giants, has roared its last hurray for 2019, capping off a series of big event, including launches of new consumer products. Lenovo Philippines General Manager Michael Ngan led the company’s final big event at the Seven/NEO Building in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila. The event […]

‘Bahamut’ Competes at Lenovo’s Bangkok LoC IV

​Media Release: AFTER a day filled with intense PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) action held recently at the SM Megamall Activity Center, Bahamut Gaming emerged victorious from the Philippine qualifying tournament As the champion, the group gained the right to represent the country in the upcoming Lenovo Legion of Champions (LoC) IV at Pantip Pratunam Mall in […]

Don Bosco, Fortinet Developing PHL Cybersecurity Talents

Media Release: TWO organizations are addressing the lack ofcybersecurity talents in the Philippines. Fortinet®, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has partnered with Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC) to carry this out. The cybersecurity firm announced this the other day, saying that a local education provider will now offer cybersecurity training […]

Gartner’s 5: Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi, OPPO

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affair (SDN) — HERE is Gartner’s Top 5 smartphone vendors in the world: Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi, and OPPO. The ranking is for Gartner, Inc.’s 3rd quarter of 2019 (3Q19). Unsurprisingly, as in previous instances of the survey, three of the five […]

50% of Firms Still Lump Cybersecurity-IT Budget

Media Release: THE vast majority (89%) of chief information security officers (CISOs) are regularly summoned by the board of directors to provide recommendations for the business. This is a key finding from the latest global survey of information security heads commissioned by Kaspersky. The study also revealed that despite a “direct line” with top bosses, […]

OPPO Makes 1st Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Call

Media Release: OPPO has just accomplished a first: it has made the industry’s first DSS (Dynamic Spectrum Sharing) data call using its world’s first DSS-enabled 5G smartphone. The Chinese company achieved this in collaboration with Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies (a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated), Swisscom, and Telstra. DSS technology enables carriers to leverage existing 4G and […]

UP Wins Huawei Competition, Grabs Php300K Cash

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — A team from the University of the Philippines (UP) dubbed “GOSAKTO300K” has emerged champion in the 1st Huawei Sales Elite Challenge 2019 Composed of Carl Adrian Patco, Anthony Gene Sarino, Andrew Brandon Ong, Isabelle Beatriz Ginez, and […]

DOST Invents Abaca Fabric Filtering Toxic Pollutants

Media Release: FABRIC that filters toxic heavy metal pollutants? That seems to be the case through the perseverance of chemist-researchers from the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI). The PNRI headed by Director Dr. Carlos A. Arcilla has announced the development of a fabric from abaca fiber which leading chemists […]

DOST’s PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin No. 13

Courtesy of GOVPH Department of Science and Technology Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Severe Weather Bulletin #13 Typhoon”Tisoy” Typhoon”Tisoy” Tropical Cyclone: WARNING Issued at 08:00 pm, 02 December 2019 (Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11:00 pm today.) TYPHOON “TISOY” FURTHER INTENSIFIES AND IS ABOUT TO MAKE […]

ILO Implements US$.6-M Water Desalination Plant in BARMM

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — DIRECTOR Khalid Hassan of the International Labor Organization (ILO)-Manila Office on Monday, December 2, said United Nations agency is presently implementing two projects in Muslim Mindanao. He told SDN — Science and Digital News the projects are for water […]