August 24, 2019

Author: EDD K. USMAN

DOST XII strengthens promotion of PH halal industry with 2 major events

THE SOCCSKSARGEN regional office of the  Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has two major halal-focused events coming up. DOST XII Regional Director Dr. Hadja Sittie Shayma Zenaida P. Hadji Raof Laidan relayed this to SDN — Science and Digital News through an email. These are the inauguration on February 25 of the Philippine National […]

Multi-M Food Corp. starts digital transformation journey with SAP cloud

ONE of the top distribution companies of food service chains in the country, Multi-M Food Corporation (MMFC), has announced that they are kicking off their digital transformation (DX journey to transform their operations to continue their mission of providing quality-food products with dependable customer service. Project SAPFIRE, which began in January, aims to improve MMFC’s […]

Huawei releases ‘Simplified 5G’ deployment strategy; lays out the fast track to 5G

THERE is presently a heated race to 5G (Fifth Generation) connectivity deployment among countries and telecommunications companies across the world. Who is winning the race is still to be known as the competition is ongoing. China and Huawei Technologies, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, are among […]

DICT orders NTC to secure formal House nod for Mislatel franchise

IT is better to have the formal nod of the two chambers of the Philippine Congress. This is regarding the franchise of Mislatel, the new major player (NMP) in the country’s telecommunications industry. And the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) headed by Acting Secretary (Ret.) General Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. has ordered the […]

Global internet users still rising; 11 people every second in 2018

(SDN) — Internet users continued to grow big in 2018. Last year “a million new internet users…came online every day in 2018,” which translated to “11 people per second.” The figures cited and many more came from the joint work of  We Are Social and Hootsuite titled Global Digital 2019 reports: The State of the Internet […]

Kaspersky Lab offers 5 advice on installing internet connection

​INTERNET connection a is must in every household nowadays, the era of the connected world. It is no longer a fad, or a luxury, being wired at home. It is a necessity  for productivity — not only for posting social media updates — specially that the Philippines now has its Telecommuting Act which creates an […]

Royal Cargo leverages Oracle Cloud for seamless employee management

ROYAL Cargo, one of the leaders in cargo transportation and handling, has announced that it has gone live with Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud, digitally transforming its employee management strategy. This will enable the Royal Cargo Human Resource (HR) team to streamline HR processes, having more time to focus on strategic rather than administrative […]

Epson mindful of environment, works with 2 youth groups

EPSON has partnered with two youth-led organizations to help raise awareness on environmental issues as part of its 2018 to 2019 environmental initiatives, in line with its vision to contribute to the development of a sustainable Philippines. In its partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources–Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB), its youth arm GREENducation […]

ILO: majority of world’s 3.3-B workers suffer from poor working conditions

GENEVA (ILO News) – Poor quality employment is the main issue for global labor markets, with millions of people forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO). New data gathered for the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019  (WESO) show that a majority of the […]

Philippines’ iNON wins NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018’s Galactic Impact Award

(SDN) — Team iNON of the Philippines has won the Galactic Impact Award of the global Space Apps Challenge 2018 which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) organized. Composed of five members, the iNON (it’s Now or Never) team took the award through their app titled “ISDApp: Bridging Fishermen to Information with Analog Phones” […]