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July 20, 2015

Globe opens flagship Gen 3 Store in Cebu, largest in PH

Last July 16, Globe invited us to Cebu to witness the opening of their largest store yet, the flagship Gen 3 store in Ayala Center Cebu.

March 23, 2015

Express Bus Gets a Green Light from DOTC, LTFRB and MMDA

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), Department of Transportation Communication (DOTC) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has given the “Express Bus” initiative a nod and here are some of the important things you need to know about it.

January 21, 2015

Top earning BPO & Call Center Companies in the Philippines

Last year we showed you a list of the top earning call center and BPO companies in the Philippines. This time we’re updating that list which includes new firms and figures. Find out if your company is included.

November 27, 2014

Five Places Filipinos Love to Buy their Gadgets Offline

More and more Filipinos use the internet to transact since we have more e-commerce sites and online gadget stores. Nevertheless, many still prefer to buy their gadgets first-hand. Here are five places we recommend should you like to take a little tour of the metro to buy your next gadget.

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 […]

July 30, 2015

Motorists watch out: List of roads closed today for earthquake drill

Navigation app Waze gave out notifications to its users in the Philippines reminding them that today is the day that MMDA will conduct the Shakedrill 2015 in preparation for the expected earthquake in the country. They listed down the places as well as the time that specific roads will be closed.

July 14, 2015

The Fastest Internet in PH That Money Can Buy

Internet connection rates in the Philippines are usually more expensive and slower compared to other more developed countries. However, if you really want a blazing fast internet connection at home, and money is not an issue, here are some of the fastest internet connection offerings from local telcos that you can choose from.

February 11, 2015

ABS-CBN TVplus now available for Php2,500

Yesterday, we reported that ABS-CBN will launch today its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service. Now the TV network has announced that its ABS-CBN TVplus, also known as “The Mahiwagang Black Box”, is now available for purchase.

December 08, 2014

5 Tips to Maximize the McDo All Access Pass App

Since McDo released their delivery app in the iTunes and Google Play Store, we’ve used it multiple times to make orders in the office and at home. Here are 5 tips we’d like to share so you can maximize the use of the McDelivery All Access Pass App.

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.

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