April 11, 2020

Category: Technology

NTF Gains Ally in MultiSys Technologies, ‘StaySafe.ph’ vs. Covid-19

Media Release: THE government’s battle against Covid-19 has gone online. This, as the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 and Multisys Technologies Corporation inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Wednesday, April 8, to officially launch an online emergency response system that will help curb the spread of the virus. Multisys, a Manila-based developer, created […]

The Reinvention of The Internet, According to China, Huawei

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — REINVENT the Internet, from top to bottom? If China and Huawei Technologies can have their way, yes. Certainly. In fact, China, Huawei, China Unicom and China Telecom, as well as the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information […]

UST Joins Huawei ICT Academy

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — HUAWEI Technology and University of Santo Tomas (UST) are now partners. This came after the Philippines’ oldest university, which dates back to the Spanish conquistador’s colonizing of Luzon and the Visayas, and the Chinese technology giant agreed to further […]

66 NICE Entries Compete for Php1.84-M Prize, Bragging Rights

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Php1,840,000 prizes in cash. That’s the total of cash prizes that winners of the 2020 National Invention Contest and Exhibition (NICE) will take home today, March 5. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through its Technology Application and […]

Creating Sustainable Businesses in Philippines, Here Is Epson’s Way

Media Release: FOR businesses to succeed in today’s competitive digital marketplace, it is important for companies to leverage innovative technologies. It’s a challenging prospects for the Philippines’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).. In an Epson survey of 864 SMEs across six of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) largest countries by GDP, 63 percent […]

DOST Seeking Adopters of S&T Products, Technologies for Commercialization

Media Release: MORE and more products and technologies are being churned out by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). They come from the department’s various attached agencies and its regional offices, with some of the products and technologies produced in partnership with the private sector and the academe (state universities). In line with this, […]

Japan, UK, PHL Seek Technology to Sustain Coastal Communities

Media Release: “SUSTAINABLE” has been a much-raised term across the world, including in the Philippines. Cambridge Dictionary defines the adjective “sustainable” as being “able to continue over a period of time.” In relations with the environment, it says “sustainable” means “causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a […]

Oligarchs, Vested Interest Are BNPP Revival Hurdles

“Five (factors),” the PNRI head echoed. “Vested interest. Vested interest. Vested interest…,” without completing the count. “It’s (the vested interest of) Mr. Oligarch.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — BLAME Philippine oligarchs and their vested interest […]

DOST Eyes Php20-K Nuclear-based Cancer Diagnosis

“If our plans work, we will put up a Cyclotron with four PET/CT Scans. We will lower the cost of cancer diagnosis from Php60,000 to maybe Php20,000 or Php25,000. That will happen in the next two years.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — […]

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 […]