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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, 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).

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 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.

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 […]

February 24, 2006

Corporate Blogging in the Philippines

Jan emailed me yesterday and asked me about the state of corporate blogging in the country: Hi and good day! I’m currently looking for companies in the Philippines who allow their employees to blog about their products, processes, etc… Companies who embrace corporate blogging. Is there a company right now who openly does this? If […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, […]

October 20, 2007

WiMax is 3G?

This seems to be a very interesting development. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has approved WiMax, a non-cellular telecommunications technology, as part of the union’s 3G standards.

February 14, 2007

Phil. Blog Awards: Nominate your fave blogs!

As promised, we’re now opening the nominations for the 2007 Philippine Blog Awards. We’re actually already getting submissions when we opened it early today, so we know people are watching out over there. We’re getting huge response from people/bloggers and companies wanting to sponsor the event and we can never stop saying thank you to […]

October 25, 2006

Why dotPH is still expensive?

This is an ongoing discussion over at SEO Philippines Yahoogroups so I’m re-posting my answer there here. Disclosure: I am an .PH reseller. I have been meeting with the PH team for some time now and I have been somewhat discussing with them the idea of lowering the prices. I’ve also had talks with JJ […]

August 03, 2006

The hazards of outsourcing/homeshoring

I cannot attest to the veracity of this story but it looks like an interesting one. This got my attention because Marc did an interview with the CEO of the company for PTB months ago. Here’s how I understood what happened in a small SEO outsourcing outfit (HarvestSEO) based in Cagayan de Oro (CDO): i) […]

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