June 16, 2019

Category: Hardware and Software

Lenovo’s 1st PHL Exclusive Service Center Features Premium Care

(SDN) — Chinese global tech firm Lenovo has just opened its first premium service center in the Philippines. The company, with its headquarters in Beijing, inaugurated recently is first exclusive standalone service to serve its Filipino customers as it revs up customer experience in support of their needs. In an press statement sent to SDN […]

Huawei Unveils GaussDB, World’s First AI-Native Database, FusionStorage 8.0

(SDN) — CHINA’s Huawei Technology, the world’s top telecommunications equipment vendor, has revved up its adoption of technology. A study by the International Data Corporation (IDC) revealed that the technology titan is also currently poised to overtake Samsung as the world’s top smartphone manufacturer/seller. Huawei, founded in 1987 by engineer Ren Zhengfei, formerly an officer […]

ePLDT Warns Tourism Industry as Cybercriminals Target Visitor Information

Media Release: THE local travel industry has grown more competitive in securing bookings with the continuous rise in the number of tourist arrivals in the country. Last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) posted a record-breaking 7.1 million international tourist arrivals, surpassing the 6.6 million arrivals in 2017 by 7.68 percent despite the six-month closure […]

Huawei, World’s No. 1 Telecom Equipment Supplier, Nears No. 1 Phone Vendor Spot

(SDN) — HUAWEI Technologies Co. Ltd. is already the global No. 1 telecommunications (telecom) equipment supplier/seller. It surpassed Ericsson AB in 2018. That’s despite stumbling blocks presented by the United States, Australia, and some members of the European Union. Don’t look now, but the Chinese giant technology company is currently also on a clear path […]

Palo Alto Networks Seeks to Disrupt Cybersecurity Status Quo with Cortex

(SDN) — MEET Cortex, a cybersecurity platform crafted to “disrupt” the status quo. Introduced to the Philippines by United States-based Palo Alto Networks, one of the world’s leaders in cybersecurity, Cortex is positioned as “the industry’s only open and integrated, AI-based continuous security platform.” On cyberspace (as in the physical world) the battle between the […]

Gen X, Gen Y & Gen Z: how tech firms can address privacy, cybersecurity attitudes

Media Release:  By Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales, Kaspersky Lab A world of differences Whilst advancements in technology have made the world feel smaller than ever before, the gap between the generations has continued to widen. Differences in lifestyle, values and habits between the various age groups have never been larger. Not least […]

Huawei sending 3 MSU-IIT students to compete in Malaysia

THREE students of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), Iligan City, Mindanao, have free tickets to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Huawei Technologies Philippines, Inc. is sending them an on all-expense paid trip to compete in the Huawei ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Competition. The Lucky 3– they made their luck actually — are Jesreal […]

Filipino firms need to scale investments on AI to catch APAC

NO question about it. Philippine business firms know the huge impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in “driving productivity, driving innovation, and driving higher margins.” But, and a big “but” is haunting Filipino companies, as far as investment in AI is concerned. On March 21 at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Microsoft Philippines and […]

Facebook admits digital lapse on passwords; PH gov’t offers advice

AS Facebook, the leviathan of social media, admits digital lapse by storing millions of account passwords in plain text — meaning readable by anyone — the Philippine government offered some advice. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) had caught wind of the incident and immediately contacted a Facebook executive. NPC head Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro said […]

At Water Philippines Conference 2019: ‘No water crisis’ — Palace

(SDN) — “TUBIIIGGGGG” (Water) used to be the scream that students in Metro Manila’s University Belt bellowed from their windows back in the days, circa 1970s. and later. You would think those days won’t come back to haunt the country, specially in Metro Manila. But it sure did, with a vengeance. The “water crisis” is […]