December 6, 2019

Category: Business

Genesys® Commits ‘Mind-Blowing’ Php10-B Investments in Philippines

“So, what does that mean? It’s actually mind-blowing. At least within five years, we will commit somewhere between six to 10 billion pesos to the region. Six to 10 billion pesos in the Philippines alone.” — Genesys CEO Tony Bates By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs MANILA […]

Fujitsu Hypes Up its Next-Gen fi-800R Scanner

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — ALREADY the top player in the business, Fujitsu is upping even more its scanner offerings in the Philippines. Meet the next-generation (next-gen) device dubbed Fujitsu Image Scanner fi-800R, which Fujitsu Philippines introduced to the Philippines in an event in […]

Marawi IDPs Seek Rehab Fund Transparency, Accountability

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — TRANSPARENCY and accountability! These are two of the issues that came out Monday, November 18, at the Tapatan sa Aristocrat Restaurant Media Forum edition titled’ “Marawi City: 756 Days after Liberation” hosted by veteran journalist Melo Acuna. […]

PCAARRD Addresses Climate Change, Funds FPRDI Project

Media Release: CACAO is considered a high value crop in the Philippines and, together with this status, there is a growing interest and an increasing demand for cacao products. However, climate change along with insect pests and diseases on cacao significantly limit cacao production and cause significant loss in yield. To address this problem, the […]

Smart Cities in Philippines: A Citizen-Centric Goal

By Edler Panlilio, Managing Director, SAP Philippines ALL eyes are set on the developments made in Central Luzon as the first phase of the construction of the country’s first ‘smart city’ is now in full swing. This long-sighted planned community, called the New Clark City, is envisioned to cater to the reoccurring problems of the […]

Shopee 11.11 Big Xmas TV Special Coming

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — WATCH out for November 10 & 11, 2019. The dates belong to Shopee for its big events coming up — its Big Christmas TV Special and Big Christmas Sale on November 10 and 11, respectively. Shopee announced […]

Women Underrepresented in Enterprises’ Cybersecurity, Notes Kaspersky

Media Release: IN 45% of enterprises, the proportion of women working in IT security departments is less than that in the rest of the company’s workforce. However, of these organizations only 37% of them have in place, or considered applying, formal programs that will bring more women into cybersecurity security — a survey of security […]

British Firm, Sulu LGU to Construct US$2.3-B Gas Plant, Petroleum Park

By ANDY OROBIA & MARK NAVALES LUGUS ISLAND, Sulu — A US$2.3-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) refinery plant will soon be constructed on Lugus Island, Sulu province. The funding also covers the Lugus Island Petroleum Park (LIPP) with several components. Sulu is one of the component provinces of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao […]

DOST Dares Packaging Industry: Address Environmental Impact

“PTD is now ready to take the challenge of DOST, to capacitate the academic institutions in the field of packaging,” Asia Packaging Network (APN) Chairperson Ms. Daisy E. Tañafranca By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PACKAGING impacts the environment. Unquestionably, packaging has […]

SBA Philippines Recognizes Ericsson with 2 Honors

Media Release THE Philippine edition of the Sustainable Business Awards 2019 has recognized Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson with two awards. First, a Special Recognition for Sustainability in the Community for its collaboration Smart Communications on the Connected Mangroves. Second, an award for being the best in actively contributing to all of the 17 United Nations […]