Mobile internet access has become an indispensable part of Filipinos’ daily routines. In an effort to address this need, Star Telecom Alliance Resources, Inc. (STAR, Inc.) and Voyager Innovation partnered to provide Starmobile users with free internet access out of the box by pre-loading freenet into their latest Android smartphones. With this 100% free-to-use...

Introducing the X-T100 that has 24.2 megapixel sensor, combined with Fujifilm’s signature color reproduction technology, automatic scene recognition, three way tilting touch screen, and the latest Bluetooth technology. As the latest addition to the X Series of mirrorless digital cameras, it also has a high magnification electronic viewfinder, horizontal tilting...

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – Threats are always changing, said Arabella Hallawell, senior director for strategy of NETSCOUT. The only constant is their increased severity. This is why Hallawell believes that “businesses should have threat and risk awareness”. But this is also why Hallawell stressed the need for service providers to better the digital experience of...

In an effort to promote nationwide safety and convenience through technology, the Philippine National Police and Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation have collaborated to launch Samsung 321, a mobile service application that provides a database of national institutions and facilities users can contact in case of emergencies.  The app makes use of the Global...

Synology launched DiskStation DS1618+, a 6-bay NAS featuring the Intel Atom C3538, for tech enthusiasts and small to medium sized businesses. DS1618+ is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor C3538 and 4GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM, expandable up to 32 GB in ECC SODIMMs. The storage capacity can be upgraded to 192TB when connected to two DX517 expansion units, providing...

…but AI should be tapped to help analysts deal with cyber threats better. SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – “There are not enough workers on cybersecurity and yet the threats are so many. The threat landscape is accelerating because we now have attack vectors we never had before,” said Greg Martin, CEO and co-founder of JASK. In North America alone, it is estimated that there are three million cybersecurity jobs that are unfilled. This is why, “if we don’t develop AI to help the analysts to deal with cyber threats, we’re going to have...

As everything, including pets, begin to take on a digital element, securing connected devices and their networks will be key to keeping, not just information, but also the most prized possessions secure. To check if pets are secure from cyberthreats, Kaspersky Lab researchers studied several popular pet trackers and discovered vulnerabilities that allow malefactors...

Finland based start-up, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced that it has raised additional USD 100 million from multiple investors to scale business operations and fund the company’s growth in its second year. This round of investment has been led by Geneva based, Ginko Ventures via Alpha Ginko Ltd. with participation from DMJ Asia Investment Opportunity...

Filipino online shoppers are estimated to reach up to 42 million by 2025 and will spend about P918-B in purchases online. This is as forecasted by a study conducted by Google and Temasek in 2017, proving the continuous development of the country’s e-commerce market. As this happens, it opens many opportunities for local merchants, especially since it is not saturated...

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ smartphones will be officially launched on June 9.  In a media briefing, Samsung officials showcased and highlighted the features of the mid-range duo which have suggested retail prices of Php22,990 for the Galaxy A6+ and Php16,490 for the Galaxy A6. The phones sport Infinity Displays with SuperAMOLED panels, which adapts the color-intensive screen to different lighting conditions. Rather than all-glass designs the phones have a metal rear Both phones also come with Bixby AI built-in,...