November 18, 2019

Tag: technology

Researchers Offer Biofertilizers for Commercialization at PCAARRD’s 4th FIESTA

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs VALENCIA, Bukidnon (SDN) –IN the past, farmers and other crop producers had little to no choice but to use commercially-available fertilizers. That’s saying, chemical fertilizers. Maybe not all of them. But it is no longer debatable the adverse effect […]

Fortinet: Emails Still Biggest Source of Malware

Media Release: By FortiGuard SE Team WHILE many of us may have taken a well-earned vacation over the summer, cybercriminals were hard at work looking for new ways to target and exploit our networks, devices, and services. The Fortinet Threat Landscape Report provides insights into the top threats and trends discovered and tracked by 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 […]

DOST Technologies for Goat Offered for Commercialization

Media Release: A technology pitching on goat was conducted during the Halal Goat Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda FIESTA) at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) in Davao City on October 16-17, 2019. Farmers and investors from Region I, II, III, XI, and XII attended the event. Among the presenters […]

DOST-PCAARRD Boosts Halal Goats’ R&D, Marketability as Healthier, Cheaper Alternative

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910; Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News DAVAO CITY (SDN) — The availability of halal goats from birth to plate has been the mission of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). PCAARRD Executive […]

PayPal Opens New Site, Hires 700 Workers

​By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — DIGITAL payment titan PayPal has hired 700 workers for its new Philippine site. And the company plans to hire 1,000 more hands by year-end 2020. On October 7, 2019, the company inaugurated its largest and first […]

OPPO Reno2 Series Smartphone Soon In Philippines

Media Release: MANILA — World-leading smartphone brand OPPO will soon unveil its Reno2 Series in the Philippines, which includes the Reno2 and the Reno2 F, promising to reimagine the limits of users’ creativity by allowing everyone to be a storymaker with ease. The latest iteration of OPPO’s successful Reno series is equipped with a slew […]

Union Bank Wins Top Prize in 2019 IDC DXa

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — UNION Bank of the Philippines (Union Bank) is the Digital Transformer for Philippines of the IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) 2019. That’s the top prize. Actually, Union Bank is a winner twice, as it also bagged the Operating Model […]

BIR, PayMaya Make Paying Taxes More Convenient

PayMaya powers BIR to allow tax payers to remit payments conveniently through electronic channels. Through the partnership, tax payers can now remit payments through the PayMaya app and soon through its website and district offices nationwide with the use of any e-wallet and any debit, prepaid, and credit card. —————————————————————————- Media Release: PAYING your taxes […]

Fortinet to Share Security-Driven Network Strategies

Media Release: FORTINET® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, holds anew its annual Fortinet 361° Security conference this year across multiple cities in South East Asia and Hong Kong. The 2019 iteration explores innovative ways to protect business networks in the hyper-connected world of today. This is the regional […]