August 23, 2019

Category: Academe

Huawei Continues to Spread ICT Academy; PUP 6th Partner

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar019, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News CHINESE telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has gained another partner in the Philippines for its ICT Academy. The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is now its sixth partner — and counting — of the world’s No. […]

66 Academics from 6 Countries Address Challenges of IR4.0

​By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook, SDN — Science, Digital & Current News AS the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) or Industry 4.0, brings new technology and innovation, so thus challenges. IR4.0 is characterized, among others, by the emergence of machines that run without manpower, relying on “automation” that “computer, communication and […]

DOST’s NRCP Supports HIV Awareness Campaign Using Creative Ways

​By LYNN TALINGDAN THEY say, “Once you get HIV, you have it for life”. That’s a scary thought. It’s scary because it’s about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more popularly known as HIV. Contracting HIV, particularly in the Philippines, carries a stigma that continues to thrive, leading to fear of getting tested. But there is also […]

Gov’t Opens ‘911TESDA’ Registration for NC Holders

​Media Release: TAGUIG CITY — In line with the upcoming launch of the “911TESDA” program later this month, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) invites holders of National Certificates (NCs) of in-demand tech-voc (technical-vocational) qualifications to register on the website. 911TESDA is a free web-based linking program, that aims to provide employment opportunities […]

Employees of Cement Maker Holcim Join DepEd’s ‘Brigada Eskwela’

Media Release: EMPLOYEES of leading cement maker Holcim Philippines, Inc. again helped prepare public schools for the opening of classes as they volunteered in the Department of Education’s (DepEd) nationwide “Brigada Eskwela” (School Brigade) from May 20 to 27. More than 270 volunteers from Holcim Philippines across the country helped 22 public elementary and high […]

AWS Siklab Pilipinas Is Back in 2019 to Major PH Cities

(SDN) — AWS Siklab Pilipinas is back! AWS, or Amazon Web Services, is bringing back the large-scale cloud technology training event for higher education institutions (HEIs). Here’s a media release from AWS, which formally launched the event on May 22 in Makati City: MANILA — For the second consecutive year, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an […]

MSC Software, FEATI Linkup Prepares Filipino Engineers for Industry 4.0

(SDN) — FILIPINO students and professionals in the field of engineering have just received a shot-in-the-arm in terms of acquiring knowledge that bridges design and practical application. Thus, from Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Simulation to the physical world, everyday life might just turn better and safer through products’ development that withstand the most critical tests. […]

​MSC Software appoints FEATI University Center of Excellence in Philippines

Media Release: UNITED States-based engineering firm MSC Software has appointed FEATI University as its Center of Excellence in the Philippines. The two organizations will celebrate the milestone on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, starting at 4 p.m. at Solaire Resort and Casino, ASEAN Boulevard, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila. To launch their partnership, MSC Software […]

Kaspersky Says 1-in-3 Internet Users Has No Clue About Privacy Security

​Media Release: HAVE internet users developed what is called “digital privacy fatigue” amid increasing concerns on data breaches? If yes, then a surely is a concern. Here’s what Kaspersky Lab has to say about digital privacy fatigue, and how to avoid being a victim of data theft: With the amount of personal data shared on […]

Output & Impact, What DOST Looks for in R&D Projects — De la Peña

(SDN) — RESEARCH and development (R&D) took center stage on Wednesday, April 3, at the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) 4th National Research and Development (NRDC) Conference 2019. The event revolved around the theme “Harmonized R&D towards Accelerated Growth and Prosperity.” DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la ​Peña said the event highlighted the “R&D […]