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October 26, 2012

PLDT breathes new life into fixed line services with Fiber

As the demand for high-speed broadband internet increases in the country, PLDT reinvigorates its fixed line services by powering it with fiber optic technologies.

August 07, 2012

Online Guide: Relief Operations on Metro Manila Floods

It’s been raining the entire week but the last two days have been the heaviest. Majority of the areas in Metro Manila and nearby areas are flooded. Suspension of classes, work and gov’t offices have been raised since this morning. We’ve collated all important online information you can refer to for efforts during situations like […]

June 21, 2010

SmartBro WiMax Prices, Service Plans revealed

Smart is finally out with it’s WiMax service and posters have been spotted about the new SmartBro WiMax subscription plans.

January 16, 2009

Accenture Manila cuts hundreds of jobs

I got a call last night from a media researcher (for an investigative TV program) asking me about my take on the recent series of layoffs in the local BPO sector. They wanted to know if I think the job cuts were  related to the global financial crisis.

October 11, 2007

Weird customer service policy at Octagon Computer

I’m sure everyone has had their share of computer store nightmares. I know I do. Here’s a couple of stories sent to me by a reader about his experience with Octagon Computer SuperStore.

July 13, 2005

Want a Call Center job?

Update: Go check out our list of Call Center Job openings here! If you are looking for a job at a Philippine Call Center, leave a comment. I will refer you to an (HR) friend in Convergys Philippines. I cannot guarantee that you automatically land the job, though. You still need to get thru the […]

June 23, 2014

Complete details of the Xiaomi Mi 3 Sale on June 26

We got more details about the Xiaomi Mi 3 sale happening on June 26. Exactly 3,000 units will be sold thru Lazada on the said date.

March 10, 2014

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

March 06, 2014

Boat and bus hybrid to ferry commuters on Pasig River

MMDA yesterday has conducted a test run for the prototype of MMDA’s River Bus Ferry to be used in transporting commuters along the 25-kilometer Pasig River. If everything goes well we could be seeing about 40 of these hybrids by April 2014.

January 22, 2014

7 cities in PH among top 100 outsourcing destinations

Tholons, a leading full-service Strategic Advisory firm for Global Outsourcing and Investments, has released their report on the Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations for 2014. Included in the rankings are seven major cities in the Philippines.

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.

August 30, 2013

Asus PH offers free checkup for laptops and tablets

In line with the recent floods brought by typhoon Maring and habagat, ASUS Philippines is offering free diagnostic to their customers in Luzon whose laptop and/or tablet was damaged during the torrential rain.

August 14, 2013

Convert your Mabuhay Miles to Globe Rewards points

Are you a Globe subscriber and a frequent flyer of Philippine Airlines? If yes, then there’s good news for you as you can now convert your PAL Mabuhay Miles to Globe Rewards points.

July 11, 2013

Philippine Airlines now with WiFi and Cellular on board

Last April, Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced that they will start offering in-flight WiFi internet and call/test roaming in some of their regional routes by mid-year. It’s already July and we’ve now seen them putting this service in place.

May 14, 2013

Live Blog: BlackBerry Live 2013

We’re now here at Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida to cover the annual BlackBerry Live Conference 2013. We’ll be posting live updates from the keynote presentation to new announcements in devices coming from BlackBerry.

March 25, 2013

Smart Wipe Out Program allows for iPhone 5 upgrade

Smart is now introducing a pre-termination program to all its postpaid subscribers allowing them to upgrade to an iPhone 5 at a discounted fee. Called the Wipe Out Program, subscribers can get as much as 75% discount on their pre-termination fees.

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.

July 28, 2011

RIM wants more but is mum about Philippine office

We had a late lunch at the Circles in Shangri-la with representatives of Research in Motion (RIM) from Singapore yesterday and they briefly discussed with us their current standing in the Philippine smartphone market.

May 06, 2011

Globe to release White iPhone4 this week-end

Got word from one of the reps from Globe last night that the white variant of the iPhone 4 will be available in the Philippines this week-end. Now that’s fast.

June 04, 2009

Globe Duo now available on Prepaid

As expected, Globe Telecom is finally offering their Duo service to prepaid subscribers. The catch though is that you need to get a new Duo Special SIM Pack which costs Php45 (old prepaid SIM not supported).

November 12, 2008

Accenture makes belt-tightening moves

According to a source from the inside, Accenture has been doing some belt-tightening rounds lately especially in their solutions division.

June 01, 2008

Review: Nokia N78

Nokia announced the N78 last February 2008 along with two other new phone models — the Nokia 6220 classic and the Nokia N96. It’s not yet available in the Philippines though I got a first hand review unit which I’ve been tinkering with for over two weeks now.

May 14, 2008

More details about Dell Philippines

Been getting email and SMS inquiries about Dell retail stores here in the Philippines since its launch last month so I sent a couple of questions to Dell to get more details about their local presence. Check out their reply after the jump.

August 21, 2006

Wablet: How to NOT keep things in stealth mode.

A supposedly Philippine start-up company is secretly brewing a web IM service, much like Meebo. The IM is called Wablet and surprisingly got some attention from TechCrunch, though they obviously haven’t seen nor tried it yet. Readers quickly filled them in providing clues from job sites and blogs of the in-house developers. Check out the […]

August 02, 2005

The Philippines According to Blogs

Blogging is slowly becoming a popular alternative to mainstream media. Even mainstream media has already recognized blogging as a tool for gathering news while others even use blog entries to quote interviews in their news articles. The social phenomenon that is blogging has already made a significant change on how information is disseminated thru the […]

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