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August 18, 2012

Nominate: Top IT Companies to Work for in 2012

In 2009, we wrote a story about top IT companies to work for here in the Philippines. It’s one of the most highly engaged stories we’ve had with over a thousand comments. We wanted to update the same story but thought of involving our readers this time.

March 02, 2009

Top IT Companies based on Employee Salaries

GigaOm ran a quick report on the top tech companies is the US based on the average salaries they gave their engineers/developers and Google came out on top. I wonder which tech companies in the Philippines would be on the top 10 if we had the same salary information.

January 01, 2014

Top earning BPO companies in the Philippines

Are you planning to start a career in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry this 2014 but don’t know yet which company to work for? This list might help. Here are the top earning BPO companies in the Philippines.

January 19, 2013

What companies should learn from Samsung & Apple

Struggling in business doesn’t immediately equate to bad products. In fact, many believe that certain manufacturers are more innovative than the others, regardless of their standing. They might even have better products. But why do very few companies top the charts? What does the competition need to do to capture the crowd?

October 17, 2012

Facebook taps 7 anti-virus companies to boost security

In its effort to improve security for its users, Facebook has announced its partnership with seven new anti-virus companies.

April 06, 2006

Microsoft/Google stirs discussion among Hosting Companies

Got an email newsletter from one WHT just now: Last month, Microsoft launched Microsoft Live Microsoft Live Office Beta for beta testing. Live Office is not an online version of MS Office Suite, but instead a series of tools for small businesses that combine web hosting, design tools, email accounts and groupware features. Google on […]

November 12, 2005

What will it take for Philippine service companies to read blogs?

About two weeks ago, Smart’s Addict Mobile blog portal was reported as not being filtered for nude pictures. The scandal was posted in numerous other blogs but the AMBlog portal went on its exhibitionist spree. Some newspapers were alerted about this issue but they didn’t pick up the story. I guess, Smart’s on their top […]

November 13, 2008

GREEnergy 2008 with HP and Intel

I’m at the Synergy Seminar/Workshop by HP and Intel discussing trends and roadmaps for green energy, power efficiency and environmental innovations implemented by both IT companies.

February 03, 2008

Google Data Center in Malaysia; why not the Philippines?

Drew points us to a brewing discussion at Slashdot over a possible new Asian Data Center being planned by Google. Rumor is that it’s going to be Malaysia though reports indicate Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, India and Vietnam to be ideal candidates as well. Wait, why isn’t the Philippines even in the picture?

April 20, 2014

How much did PLDT & Globe make from subs in 2013?

Back in March, both Globe and PLDT submitted a report to the SEC regarding the financial state of their respective companies. We reviewed the SEC filing, investor reports and disclosure documents to see how much they made from their subscribers.

April 03, 2014

Television set-top box Amazon Fire TV now official

Amazon has just made official its television set-top box Fire TV that’s set to battle the likes of Apple TV and Chromecast. This small box not only lets you stream movies, shows, and music, but it also acts as a console to play games in.

March 31, 2014

Olympus launches Stylus Tough TG-3

With the sweltering humidity we’ve all been experiencing, there’s no trace of doubt that summertime is in full swing, and if you’re looking for a rugged camera that you can bring on you upcoming trip, then Olympus might have the right snapper for the job – the Stylus Tough TG-3.

March 27, 2014

DIY smartphone Project Ara: What are your specs?

So we’ve seen Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. There’s also Sony’s Xperia Z2 and even the All-new HTC One. With these companies giving us a set of fixed specs, I say forget about all the hoopla for a second and instead, you tell us what you want to see in your smartphone when Google’s DIY […]

March 14, 2014

Google Drive now offers lower monthly storage plans

Companies and individuals who are relying heavily on Google Drive can now avail higher storage plans at a lower price, starting at $1.99 for a huge 100GB.

March 02, 2014

WiFi Networks vulnerable to virus attacks, study shows

A group of talented individuals over at the University of Liverpool, spearheaded by Network Security Professor Allan Marshall, has developed a virus called Chameleon which not only can infiltrate “poorly managed” Routers and Access Points, but also effectively spread to other wireless devices, particularly in a dense populated area where Wi-Fi networks are abundant.

February 26, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 compared

Two of the biggest companies in mobile communications have launched their own flagship smartphone. Can’t decide whether you’re Team Samsung or Team Sony? We’ve compared the specs of both devices side-by-side!

February 25, 2014

Comparison: Sony Xperia Z2 vs Xperia Z1

The Sony Xperia Z1 has officially passed the flagship torch to its successor – the Xperia Z2. Head past the break to see the difference between the two premium smartphones in terms of its specs.

February 25, 2014

Convergys Mobile Apply reaches more Filipinos

In order to help more Filipinos earn a living, Convergys has launched an end-to-end solution for those wanting to look for a job in the comforts of their smartphones. Today, it was reported that the company is expecting thousands of applicants more to add to their usual number for this year.

February 25, 2014

ZTE unveils Grand Memo II LTE and Firefox Open C

Companies have been releasing devices after devices at MWC, but ZTE isn’t one to fall behind. Two new devices surfaced at MWC — the 6-inch Grand Memo II LTE and the Open C that runs on Firefox OS.

February 20, 2014

Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company has entered a merger with WhatsApp for $4B in cash and $12B in stocks, for a combined total of $16B.

February 14, 2014

Viber acquired by Japanese Rakuten for $900 million

Viber, a very popular cross-platform instant messaging and VoIP services app, has been acquired by Rakuten Inc., a Japanese internet services giant based in Tokyo, for $900 million.

January 27, 2014

Google’s new acquisition DeepMind costs $400M

Google has been purchasing a lot of companies recently and the newest one is DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company.

January 21, 2014

Sacramento Kings now accepts Bitcoin transactions

Bitcoin is slowly catching some steam as more and more companies, both online and offline, are starting to accept the cryptocurrency in exchange of goods and services. The most recent company who took the leap is NBA’s Sacramento Kings, making them the first professional sports team to adopt the virtual currency as a form of […]

January 12, 2014

An early look into the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung‘s next flagship phone is launching early this year (most likely March or April), and what we have are only bits and pieces of rumors, speculations, leaks & patents. This allowed us to take all the preliminary information that we have on the Galaxy S5 and combine it to produce an early visualization of the […]

January 07, 2014

Convergys to buy Stream Global Services for Php36B

A momentary break from all the CES craze. Convergys Corporation and Stream Global Services, two of the country’s leading BPO companies, stated that they will enter a definitive merger agreement under which Convergys will pay its private equity owners a sum of USD820M to acquire Stream.

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