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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.

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?

July 29, 2014

Heroes of The Storm early look: Blizzard’s DoTA & LoL

MOBA games initially gained traction as a mod to Blizzard games like StarCraft & Warcraft, ending up being called DoTA. Valve picked it up with DoTA 2, and surely, it has inspired companies such as Riot Games to come up with League of Legends. Those games never appealed to me for some reason, but I decided to give […]

July 22, 2014

BlackBerry Z3 first impressions

We just came from the local launch of the BlackBerry Z3 where we got the chance to fiddle around with the company’s newest 5-inch smartphone that runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and the latest BlackBerry 10 OS. Here are our first impressions.

July 15, 2014

Lenovo A526 Review

Right around the mid-way point of May, Lenovo added three new smartphones to their portfolio. One of which is the Lenovo A526; a wallet-friendly dual-SIM smartphone with a 4.5-inch display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. Check out our full review after the break.

July 11, 2014

Aegis sells BPO business in PH to Telepeformance

Rumors have going on since last month that Essar Global Fund LTD., the firm that acquired AGC Holdings LTD (Aegis) back in 2004, was negotiating with several companies about possibly selling some of its BPO operations. Recently, all these speculations have been laid to rest as Teleperformance agreed to acquire Aegis’ businesses in Costa Rica, […]

July 11, 2014

All-glass iPhone and iPad could be Apple’s secret weapon

The iPhone 6, based from the renderings and mock-ups we’ve seen, is likely to sport an all-aluminum rear shell with its display made of tough sapphire glass. Well Apple has just been granted a patent that will enable the company to make an all-glass housing for its wide range of devices. Could this give the […]

July 09, 2014

Smart officially launched Deezer in the country

Today, Smart Communications Inc. has formally announced their exclusive partnership with Deezer; a web-based music streaming service which originated from Paris, France.

July 03, 2014

Canon and Microsoft inks patent cross-licensing deal

Microsoft Corporation and Canon Inc., two giants on their own respective fields, have recently signed an agreement that grants the two parties the right to use each other’s patents. Could this handshake eventually lead to an EOS-powered Lumia smartphone?

June 30, 2014

Solon seeks to increase Night Differential of BPO employees to 25%

Congressman Zajid Mangudadatu, the current Representative of the 2nd District of Maguindanao and former Mayor of the town of Pandag, has recently filed the House Bill 4414 which aims to increase the current night shift differential pay of BPO employees from 10% to 25%.

June 28, 2014

Google Everywhere is both Great and Scary

During Google I/O 2014, there were two protesters who interrupted the keynote, one saying that Google builds robots that kill. After that and certainly after all the news with the NSA, it got me thinking – having a few companies control your data may be a little scary.

June 16, 2014

How to stop Facebook from using your web history for ads

As part of bringing advertisements that will appeal more to your interests, Facebook is going to be collecting information from the apps that you use and websites you visit – yes, that means your entire web history will be used by Facebook. If you feel like this is somehow an intrusion to your privacy, scroll […]

June 11, 2014

Why telcos should state minimum Internet speed on ads

We’re all so tired of telecommunication companies claiming that the Internet speed they provide can go “up to 5 Mbps” or “up to 10 Mbps” but in fact, that “up to” refers only to the wee hours of the night and not in the morning when most of us need it most. Couldn’t telcos just […]

June 04, 2014

PLDT TVolution in the flesh, quick hands-on

PLDT’s taking steps into your home with gadgets like the TelPad, and now they’re aiming at turning your TV into an internet TV installed with their services through TVolution. But is the experience a good one? And does it step up your TV viewing into a new level? Read on to find out.

May 29, 2014

It’s official! Apple buying Beats for $3 billion

Apple has officially announced that it will acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics for a whopping $3 billion.

May 24, 2014

Toshiba will manufacture Project Ara’s processors

On an unexpected note, it looks like we’ll be seeing Toshiba-made CPUs once Google’s Project Ara becomes available on January. There are also three types of processors that the Japanese company will supply Google.

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