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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 […]

September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

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?

May 03, 2007

Why Google is the Best Company to work for in 2007?

According to Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for, Google tops them all. This video from Oprah’s feature story on Google tells us all… It’s not a resort, it’s not a spa. It’s Google, the 150 Billion Dollar Company. No wonder they receive about 1,300 resumes a day!

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.

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.

July 21, 2013

Disney takes Virtual Reality up a notch with AIREAL

Gaming companies continue to revolutionize the way people interact with the virtual world with motion tracking devices such as the Xbox Kinect. But, as great as these gizmos are, it still doesn’t provide users with a sense of touch which is crucial in providing a holistic virtual reality experience.

July 11, 2013

Why do Filipinos pay more for slower internet?

It’s just one of the many questions that kept on popping out in my head recently; why do we pay more for slower internet? Our neighboring countries such as Japan & South Korea feature the fastest internet speeds in the world, and here we are living with expensive and subpar connections.

June 28, 2013

2013-14: A preview on the Year of Smartphone Cameras

Our smartphones aim to be the all-around go-to device for all of us. Up to some extent, we might even say that they have partly eliminated the need for other gadgets such as netbooks, e-book readers, gaming devices and MP4 players. Majority of the mid-range to flagship models have become such a convergent device, we […]

March 13, 2013

The race to break the OS duopoly

During the course of the past six months, several companies have announced their new mobile platform hoping to break the Apple-Google duopoly. Today we’ll take a closer look at 5 of those operating systems and see which one has what it takes to be the next big thing in the OS wars.

January 10, 2013

ZTE Grand S now official, packs 5-inch 1080p display

First leaked back in December, the ZTE Grand S has now become official as the companies next flagship handset. The Grand S comes with s a 5-inch screen and joins the pack of full HD 1080p display smartphones.

January 06, 2013

HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

Last month we’ve given you a brief primer of the HTC Windows Phone 8x and we’ve recently posted the full review of its more affordable brother, the HTC Windows Phone 8s. Now let’s see if this taller handset is worth your extra cash in our full review after the break.

November 16, 2012

Kickstart invests in online learning platform Kalibrr

Kickstart Ventures Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom has recently invested $100K dollars or more than Php4M in startup online learning platform Kalibrr.

August 09, 2012

Round-up: A Guide to Ultrabooks for 2012

The birth of ultrabooks marked the start of a new era in mobile computing. Under the watchful eyes of Intel and their set parameters for such machine, companies slug it out to meet or even exceed those standards while trying to differentiate their brainchild from the rest of the pack by adding their own personal […]

July 18, 2012

Six (6) Mobile Phones on a Php6,000 Budget

Recent statistics suggest that the jaw-dropping growth of smartphone sales in the Philippines is largely due to steep competition and cheaper phones from numerous companies, thus, resulting in device manufacturers to offer entry-level smartphones that can offer so much more minus a higher price tag.

May 08, 2012

Cherry Mobile Magnum 2X Review

We know that this may be out-dated by all standards but we never really had the chance to do a full review of the dual-core smartphone from Cherry Mobile locally known as the Magnum 2X. Now that we have a review unit from the Philippine-based cellphone manufacturer, we thought to give it a fair airtime.

March 02, 2012

Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines

We’ve started the talks since early last year and have recently founded a new group or association of digital commerce players in the Philippines. This new non-profit, non-stock organization is formally called the DCOM (or Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines).

October 25, 2010

Has Social Media improved Customer Service?

So a lot of the local companies have gone to Facebook and Twitter to extend customer engagement and support. The idea is to add more channels on top of the existing service infrastructures like business centers and 24/7 telephone support.

April 03, 2009

Odysseylive Reboots: Interview with Jay Fonacier

Starting this month, I will be doing regular feature interviews with local start-ups, internet entrepreneurs, executives of blue-chip companies and interesting web personalities to add to the mix of topics I’m covering for this blog. For this month, I’d like to check back on Odysseylive and talked to President & Managing Director, R. Jay Fonacier, […]

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?

June 19, 2007

iPhone vs. Blackjack vs. N95 vs. Treo 750 vs. BC 8300

Apple recently released a comparison chart for the iPhone pitting it against the Samsung BlackJack, Nokia N95, Palm Treo 750 and the Blackberry Curve 8300. Here’s their original chart comparing wifi capability and battery life, among others. Gizmodo then reported that it was revised after Scoble corrects it adding that his Nokia N95 has wifi […]

November 29, 2006

Maybe it’s time for a really detailed Blog Disclosure?

I’ve been getting a bit more emails about my recent ProBlogging post and in tangent, having Blog Disclosures. I actually wrote about Blog Disclosures here sometime back in August where I encourage everyone to disclose their personal interests and because of recent developments, also mention being paid to write reviews. Max suggested it’s time I […]

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