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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.

October 06, 2014

HP to break up into two separate companies

HP has just announced that the company will be reorganized into two separate companies, one to focus on the enterprise market and the second into consumer electronics.

July 18, 2014

The 3 biggest Internet companies in the Philippines

World Startup Report (WSR) has recently published their latest report showcasing the biggest Internet companies in each country. Read on to find out who’s our biggest here in the Philippines, and around the world, for 2014.

June 27, 2014

NTC bans two companies from sending spam messages, seeks to fine them

The NTC or National Telecommunications Commission has ordered health insurance Caritas Health Shield Inc. and training provider Center for Global Best Practices to stop bombarding Globe Telecom users with spam messages. This is due to the complaints filed by Globe itself regarding unsolicited text messages sent to its subscribers urging them to avail of the […]

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?

October 30, 2014

BPO/Call Center among the top bonus providers in PH

JobStreet Philippines has recently published their 2014 Bonuses Report showing the top five industries in the country when it comes to providing guaranteed bonuses to their employees. Among them is the BPO or Call Center industry.

October 26, 2014

Gigabyte outs GeForce GTX 970 Mini-ITX graphics card

The GTX 970 and GTX 980 have been getting a lot of attention from gamers because of its fairly low TDP and PSU requirement. Thus, it only makes sense for companies to shrink the size of the card for use on compact form factors such as Mini-ITX. That’s exactly what Gigabyte did with its first […]

October 25, 2014

Microsoft battles Google Now with Bing Torque for Android Wear

Embarrassed saying ‘Ok Google’ out in public? Computer giant Microsoft, of all companies, wants to help you with the launch of  Torque powered by their own Bing search engine.

October 21, 2014

Blackberry acquisition by Lenovo imminent, reports say

Rumors about Lenovo’s plan to acquire Blackberry have been going on since last year. Once again, that topic has been brought up as Benzinga received a tip from an informant who claims that the Chinese multi-national company is willing to take a shot at the Canadian phone-maker by offering to buy shares for $15 within […]

October 17, 2014

The Tablet Kings: iPad Air 2 vs iPad Mini 3 vs Nexus 9

We have had a lot of announcements in the past few days, and that includes the flagship devices of two major companies competing in the tablet space – Google & Apple with the Nexus 9 and the new iPads. We now put them side to side to put everything in scale.

October 14, 2014

9TV inks deal with TBS Inc., to become CNN Philippines

Fresh from the recent rebrand to 9TV back in August, RPN 9 will once again undergo a major transformation as current majority stake holder, Antonio Cabangon-Chua, inks a deal with Turner Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS, Inc.) which will turn the 9News to CNN Philippines by 2015.

October 11, 2014

Best Automotive Brands of 2014

A few days ago we presented the Best Technology and Electronics Brands of 2014 which is based on Interbrand’s recently released Best Global Brands list. This time we’re showcasing the best brands in the Automotive sector for 2014. Find out if your favorite brand made it on the list.

October 09, 2014

Best Technology and Electronics Brands of 2014

Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, has recently released their Best Global Brands list for 2014 which summarizes the most valuable brands in the world including those in the Technology and Electronics sector.

October 08, 2014

Philips showcases Technology & Innovation from Netherlands

Our week-long trip to the Netherlands brought us to the homeland of Philips and showed us the roots of Dutch technology and innovation.

October 04, 2014

Here are the top 10 smartphones you can buy in the PH

We’ve already created our top 10 lists for smartphones below Php10k and Php15k, which leaves us only with smartphones priced above Php15k, and luckily, all the flagship phones from all major companies are already out and available in the PH. So, to complete our trilogy of top 10 lists, here are the smartphones you should […]

September 27, 2014

PH internet still ASEAN’s slowest; are we making progress?

It has been around five months already since we reported Philippine internet speeds being the slowest in ASEAN. Since then, the issue has caught a lot of attention causing senate hearings & probing.Upon checking into Ookla’s Net Index, we can see that not much has changed.

September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 19, 2014

Android L to feature security encryption out of the box

In light of recent government espionage and leakage of intimate photos of celebrities online, handset software companies are now upping the ante on security on their mobile phones. Apple started the privacy fight with a stronger encryption with iOS 8 encryption and two-factor iCloud, and now Google is following suit with Android L’s device encryption […]

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