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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.

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 24, 2013

What to expect from the Google office in the Philippines

When Google announced their local office in the Philippines yesterday, there was a lot of buzz that followed as the search giant sets its eyes on the country. But what does it really mean to have a local Google Philippines office?

December 31, 2009

Our Biggest Tech Stories of 2009

Looking back in the last 12 months, we’ve seen quite a number of exciting developments and news that we broke here on YugaTech. Let’s do a quick run down here before the year ends.

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.

March 10, 2006

Best Offices in the Philippines

We had a little sharing in the SEO Philippines mailing list about perks and benefits with everyone’s respective offices. Back in the dot com boom, a lot of these companies are all over Metro Manila. Some of the notable ones are Asia Online, IBM, P&G and Great Plains (MBS) which provided almost any imaginable mouth-watering […]

August 05, 2014

Smartphone adoption in PH will triple in 2015 says research firm

OnDevice Research, a UK-based research firm that specializes in trends in mobile research, has recently published a report that reflects the current trend in the Philippines and the company predicts that there will be big jump in smartphone usage next year, making our country as one of fastest growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia.

December 18, 2013

Technologies We Hope To Encounter This 2014

There’s no denying that 2013 was a big year in tech following evolutionary steps in mobile, console gaming, wearables & pocket photography. However, there a lot of things we didn’t get to see yet and things we’re still hoping to see. As 2013 ends, we take a peek at what we’re hoping to see in 2014.

January 11, 2013

Pixel Density: Feature or Gimmick?

Today we look into an aspect of a device’s screen which has been building up to be quite a trend as of late – the Pixel Density. Our goal is to shed some light on some of the common misconception that people have about it and hopefully answer this question along the way: At what […]

November 05, 2012

IDC: Tablet market grows by almost 50% in just a year

According to IDC, the tablet’s market has grown by 49.5% from the same time last year (Q32011) and the firm has pointed out that number is just gonna get better as we approach the holiday season. Find out the run-down of the result after break.

August 23, 2012

Mozilla Firefox OS Roadshow, Part 1

Yesterday we attended the first Mozilla Firefox OS aka Boot2Gecko roadshow in the Philippines in partnership with Globe Labs to give members of the media and developers a taste of what this upcoming OS is all about. We also get to play with a Nexus S device ported with the said OS and were able […]

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.

February 14, 2012

Level Up and e-Games merger announced

This may come as a surprise but local online game companies Level Up! and E-Games has finalized talks of a merger. eGames made the disclosure earlier this morning at the PSE (since it’s a publicly listed company).

March 30, 2011

Merging Smart & Sun not good for consumers?

PLDT now has an overwhelming majority of the telco business in the Philippines — it owns Smart, Talk ‘N Text, Red Mobile and now Sun Cellular representing more than 70% of the subscriber base combined {see earlier story here}.

January 05, 2011

5 Reasons ISPs Implement Bandwidth Caps

I’ve been asking engineers around for reasons why ISPs around the world have been implementing bandwidth caps and got several possible scenarios to consider. Here are the top 5 most probable reasons behind the issue of bandwidth caps.

September 15, 2010

Is the local Online Gaming industry in trouble?

Just got a couple of insider info from a reliable source that might give us the impression that the Philippine Online Gaming industry is in a bit of a trouble right now. Two of the biggest online gaming companies, Level-Up & e-Games, are showing signs of it.

March 13, 2010

Are you still addicted to FarmVille?

On Facebook, FarmVille is the top game this year with over 26 Million active users, 3 times biggest than the second most active, Cafe World.

December 07, 2009

Friendster to be acquired for $100 Million

Reuters is reported last Friday that Friendster will be acquired by end of December for a nice sum of $100 Million. The buyer is an Asian publicly listed firm but was not named.

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, […]

November 17, 2008

Obama and the Call Center Industry

Since the election of Barack Obama as the next President of the United States, much talk has been going around about his policies and stand on outsourcing among call center employees. My discussions with several people working in the BPO and contact center companies have been mixed.

November 01, 2008

Tech Job Cuts: Heads start Rolling

You know the tech industry is already affected by this credit crunch is when they all start announcing job cuts or lay-offs.

August 31, 2008

Is Anino’s bust a blow to the game development industry?

Word that Anino Games, a local game developer, was busted by the National Bureau of Investigation last week for allegedly running pirated software was confirmed by a story in Inquirer.net.

January 19, 2008

AdSense retracts Referral System

With much surprise and after tons of complaints from AdSense Publishers worldwide, Google has retracted its original announcement of discontinuing the AdSense Referrals program which it announced earlier.

July 28, 2007

The best Filipino Software Developers are headed for Singapore

An article at the Inquirer last night revealed that Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) has expressed alarm over the rampant recruitment of Filipino software professionals by Singaporean companies. Migs, opened up the discussion at PTB: Can Pinoy Software Companies Stop the Exodus to Singapore? The obvious answer is no. And we all know why.

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