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March 02, 2014

Pugo! the Pinoy Flappy Bird, #1 on Top Charts

Talk about Pinoy pride, the Flappy Bird-inspired Pugo! ranked first in App Store’s Top Charts for free games. It has only been released less than a week ago, and positive reviews have already been flooding its page.

April 01, 2011

Exclusive: AOL buys YugaTech

Ok, I didn’t really want to write it this early but I thought it’s better this comes out straight from me first — we’ve just been acquired by AOL.

December 23, 2009

YugaTech Giveaway Round #1 Winners

First, thanks to everyone who joined in our “Merry Tweetmas Contest“. We received over 600 entries for Twitter, over 100 entries for the blog and over 500 entries in the comments. Second, apologies for the delay in announcing the winners. Didn’t expect it to be this huge. Third, let’s give out the prizes already!

April 03, 2008

Loren is going after ThePinoyTube.com

Sen. Loren Legarda is slowly becoming the Philippine’s anti-pron czar (or is it czarina?). Report from GMANews.tv last week that a complaint from a concerned citizen alerted her office about the website serving as a repository of lewd materials similar to boybastos.com.

March 26, 2008

Tech Events, more Awards and an Ad-Supported Free WiFi

Cute, small and cheap laptops are in so every manufacturer wants to jump into the bandwagon. Here’s a collection of tech news links and Makati’s version of San Francisco’s free wifi city.

May 02, 2007

Pinoy Travel Blog on RPN 9

As mentioned earlier in our BoBCast (Episode 7), my other group blog (Pinoy Travel Blog, Best Tourism Website) recently won the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards 2007 along with fellow bloggers Marc, Noemi & Manuel. Check out the really nice trophy that came with it. I also had a quick interview on RPN 9 (video c/o Janette). […]

April 04, 2006

Pinoy Problogger: J Angelo Racoma

Our next Filipino problogger is J Angelo Racoma, a fellow PTBer and full time blogger. He will be speaking at the iBlog Summit on the 18th about his journey to being a full time problogger so I’ll leave the more juicy parts until then.

April 04, 2006

Web 2.0 is 80% community, 20% technology

I’d like to revisit my previous entry about Pinoys being ready for Web 2.0. A great technology that empowers and enables people is not worth much if the people that comprises the community does not add value to it. Take for example iBegin which is a local search. Great idea but in order for that […]

December 14, 2005

Technorati’s Philippine Top 100 Blogs

The Philippines Top 100 Blogs is an editorial compilation of Pinoy or Filipino-descent bloggers and their respective blogs that tops the Technorati Authority Ranking. The current list may changed on a daily basis and may not reflect the actual standings. This list will be updated as regularly as possible. Add this banner to your blog: […]

November 19, 2005

Blogs and Online Newspapers have similar readership density?

Was on a meeting with lawyer and Inq7.net columnist Rowena “Bing” Guanzon this afternoon on setting up her new blog and familiarizing her with WordPress, when we discussed something about the density of newspaper readership. She opined that people seem to get bored with Philippine politics and mentioned that most of her columns in Inq7.net […]

October 13, 2005

Pinoy Six-Figure Blogger

Everytime I chat with some bloggers either online or during eyeballs/meet-up, one of the most frequently asked questions thrown at me was “how much are you earning from Adsense?” or “who else is earning significantly from AdSense?”. I don’t usually give out exact figures cause I don’t know if it’s really okay for my fellow […]

August 09, 2005

and Pinoy.Tech.Blog was born.

Two weeks ago, I blogged about coming up with a group focus blog and the most logical topic/field to make a niche is about technology. Response from readers were positive and enthusiasm set in to make it into a reality. A little over a week ago, a group was formed to compose the new experimental […]

May 23, 2014

PH government to charge Filipino hackers who defaced Chinese websites

The Philippine government said on Tuesday that it will go after Filipino hackers who recently attacked and defaced Chinese websites.

May 19, 2014

Filipino hackers attack Chinese websites

Filipino hackers have attacked multiple Chinese websites in response to China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine Sea and the poaching done by several Chinese fishermen in the area.

April 05, 2014

PLDT launches new TelPad with quad-core tablet

The other night, PLDT launched their new TelPad landline unit which boasts of a quad-core Android 4.1.2 Jellybean tablet, the 5th model in their line of TelPad units.

January 24, 2014

Philippines 15th in global mobile traffic to Pornhub

Pornhub, the world’s largest porn site with an average daily visitors of 35 million, has recently published their statistics on porn viewership in the Philippines for 2013.

October 19, 2013

Cherry Mobile enters 4G with W900 LTE

There are two things at work here. First, the Cherry Mobile W900 Dragon Phone from last year finally gets a worthy successor. Second, the upcoming phone can access LTE networks!

July 28, 2013

Go Green with PTT’s Gas Up For a Tree Project

Yesterday, we set out to the beautiful Sitio Kawan in Morong, Bataan to be part of the second leg of PTT’s nature-driven project called “Gas Up For a Tree” where we were joined by some 300 volunteers including our good friends from PinoyTravelBlog, Raffy Pedrajita and Mary Grace Calumag.

July 13, 2013

House Bill 1180: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On the latter part of my report, I mentioned that although the provisions under the House Bill 1180 are aimed at improving the work environment of BPO workers, there are some things that I feel like are a little bit over the top. In this segment, we’re gonna take a closer look at the bill’s […]

January 18, 2013

Only 1 out of 5 Filipinos have internet at home

A recent survey conducted by US-based research company Gallup shows that only one out of five Filipinos have internet access at home.

June 07, 2012

Smart to offer Unli Facebook for free!

Smart Comm. today announced that it will offer free Facebook access to all its 50 million subscribers. If you’re on Smart, you can now access FB on your mobile phone starting tomorrow.

December 04, 2010

Groupon buys its way into the Philippines

Over a dozen group buying sites have mushroomed in the Philippines over the last year. Some are local start-ups while others are borne from neighboring countries like Singapore and Hong Kong. Big ticket player Groupon hasn’t really penetrated this part of Asia until news broke out early this week.

September 20, 2010

Guess the Globe iPhone 4 Price Winner

Last June, we did a small contest for people to guess the official price of the Apple iPhone 4 32GB on Globe Telecom. Last Saturday, Globe announced the iPhone 4 price and release date. So here are our winners.

July 09, 2010

Facebook Credits to be sold in Retail Stores

Friendster’s new owner, MOL, is helping Facebook sell FB Credits in Asia, including the Philippines. That means you should be able to buy Facebook Credits at a number of outlets, including 7-11 Stores, nationwide.

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.

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