HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 8 will be available starting this September. The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube....

Through its TNT Tropang Ready Disaster Preparedness Program, Smart Communications is said to be teaching the youth about best practices in responding to emergencies in times of calamities and disasters as well as managing its impact using the latest technology. The program educates the youth through presentations and demonstrations on emergency risk reduction and...

Online loans marketplace and digital lending platform Lendr signed an agreement with digital pawnshop startup PawnHero and FINTQ, the financial technology arm of PLDT and Smart’s Voyager Innovations. Currently, FINTQ’s Lendr already offers digital loan products from bank and financial institution partners. Upon integration, PawnHero will be the first...

Tholons released its latest Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations global survey, with five local business hubs, including Metro Manila, demoted from last year as they fell short in new measures related to digital innovation. For IPC (IP Converge Data Services), the results only signify how digital transformation is a vital element in business growth, and that it should...

Telecommunications and digital services provider PLDT, together with Cisco, unveiled the first Spark Board in the Philippines, Cisco’s all-in-one collaboration device. The Cisco Spark Board provides tools and capabilities to enhance team communication and collaboration within the workplace. It has the ability to combine wireless presentation, digital whiteboarding,...

D-Link launched a new AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router, D-Link DIR-878. DIR-878 is a wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments, combining high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi with dual-band technology and Gigabit Ethernet ports. The DIR-878’s SOHO-class security features help keep data safe from unwanted network intruders. These features together with the increased range and reliability of Wireless AC technology, help provide a protected network for devices in home or office. The DIR-878 upgrades...

By Lily Asis SOURCE: Pexels The online gaming industry has changed a lot over the years. Each week, month and year new games are being launched. The funny thing is that the games don’t change that much, but the technology seems to. The games of poker, blackjack, spades, solitaire, Tetris, Pac-Man, Minecraft, etc. all have very specific methods of play with minor...

F5 Networks was positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of its Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), published August 7. “Application Security Manager—our WAF—has always been one of F5’s most popular products. Scores of customers have relied on it to protect apps from threats and defend against vulnerabilities,” said Ben Gibson, EVP...

The second quarter of 2017 saw sophisticated threat actors unleash a wealth of new and enhanced malicious tools, including three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry and ExPetr. Expert analysis of the last two suggests the code may have escaped into the wild before it was fully ready, an unusual situation for well-resourced attackers. These and...

By Jeff Castillo Fortinet Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong This past year, cybercriminals have upped the stakes once again with the high profile, global attacks of Mirai, Wannacry, and Petya, launched one after the other. Of course, large-scale attacks aren’t new. Attacks like the ILOVEYOU worm and Code Red and Nimda were massive attacks, some...