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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Samsung set for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited

With less than a month to-go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment category, today unveiled the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition. To further extend its Olympic legacy of supporting athletes and the Olympic […]

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BASS: A community watch for PH internet

BASS is a startup project with the intent of improving Philippine internet. Like Speedtest by Ookla and OpenSignal, BASS can measure internet speed to monitor if the telcos are delivering what was promised to users. However, BASS goes further. Founder of BASS, Wilson Chua said: “BASS stands out from all […]

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DJI’s Osmo Mobile 2 now available

DJI introduced the new Osmo Mobile 2 at the recently held CES 2018. Built for smartphones, it can give consumers, professional videographers and photographers new tools to capture smooth, steady videos and stunning photos wherever they go. Osmo Mobile 2 – Redesigned for the Storyteller in All of Us Osmo […]

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AXA launches Shared Services Centre in Manila; creates up to 300 IT jobs

(From left) Rahul Hora, AXA Philippines president and CEO; Gordon Watson, AXA CEO Asian Markets; Mary Harriet Abordo, PEZA deputy director general; Dirk Marzluf, chief information officer, Group IS, Paris; Astrid Stange, AXA Group COO, Paris; Nicolas Galey, ambassador of the French Republic to the Philippines; Doina Palici-Chehab, executive chairman […]

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AboitizPower computers to help Mindanao youth

With the elementary pupils-to-computer ratio in the Philippines at a high 412 to 1 as late as 2014 according to UNESCO, the country faces a big challenge to integrate digital education mainly in public schools. AboitizPower and its partners are contributing to tip the balance in its own little way, […]

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Is the HomePod for me?

By Rom Feria Apple’s smart speaker, the HomePod, will start to ship next month (Feb 9), in the US, UK and Australia. At USD349, it is not cheap! That being said, I am tempted to get one, but is it for me? First off, I am deeply entrenched in the […]

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The Year of AI

If the history of human advancement has taught us one thing it is this: genuine step-change progress does not occur because of a single technology breakthrough, but a combination of multiple complementary factors coming together at the same time. The Industrial Revolution, which began in the UK around 1760, was […]

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