HOOQ announced six titles for pilot development from its inaugural HOOQ Filmmakers Guild 2017. The 2017 selections are Bhak (India), Suay (Thailand), Haunt Me (Singapore), How To Be A Good Girl (Singapore), Aliansi (Indonesia) and Heaven and Hell (Indonesia). The six were selected from some 500 submissions received by HOOQ over a two-month period from all over...

OtterBox launched a full lineup of cases for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. Starting with Defender Series, OtterBox has innovated 26 different case styles for iPhone over the past decade. Case designs have evolved to be more sleek and to accommodate an increasing number of features. “OtterBox is proud to be the only case company that’s protected...

By David Hughes Founder and CEO, Silver Peak Enterprises adopt cloud-first WAN architectures Today, most WAN traffic, to and from branch and remote sites, is destined for the cloud, either to SaaS services or applications hosted in an IaaS environment. The traditional WAN was architected for branch-to-data-center traffic flows, not to efficiently support new cloud-driven...

Predator Gaming announced the Asia Pacific Predator League 2018, its DOTA:2 league and eSports competition. The Philippines joins the action together with seven other countries as it begins its first Regional Qualifier in Bukidnon on November 18. The emerging victor of the Philippine Qualifier will be heading to Indonesia to compete for the $150,000 prize pool. Asia...

Fortinet introduced the Blockchain, a distributed ledger technology that is said to store and simplify business transactions while reducing costs and settlement times, thereby eliminating fraud as well as enhancing transparency. The technology, which is run by a participating group on a peer-to-peer basis, works by enabling transactions to be verified and validated...

OPPO’s F5 is now available via Home Credit’s 0% interest promo until this December, making the gadget available in six or nine-month installments, even without a credit card. To avail, approach a Home Credit sales associate from any participating stores, submit filled-in form together with two valid IDs, and wait for a few minutes to get approved. F5...

Sony launched three new variations of wireless headphones with industry-leading noise cancellation technology in the 1000X series. These include the wireless WF-1000X and WH-1000XM2. Using the new “Sony | Headphones Connect” app with the new 1000X headphone series allows for more flexibility in customizing how users want the headphones to adjust to...

Fujifilm Philippines unveiled the new Fujifilm X-E3, a rangefinder style, mirror-less, and ultra-compact digital camera; and SHARE SP-3, an Instax photo printer, which both allows printing of smartphone-taken photos in Square format. The latest addition to the Fujifilm X series model, the X-E3 camera is a photo buddy for those who wants to capture breathtaking sceneries...

Employees of Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of Caltex fuels and lubricants, shed their office suits and shared their culture of safety and excellence with their host communities during the recent Week of Caring 2017. Stay-at-home moms in Pasig, where several Caltex stations operate, learned how to run a home-based soap-making business. While grade school...

Japanese-owned compact vehicle assembler Suzuki Philippines launched the all-new fourth-generation Suzuki Vitara subcompact sport utility vehicle (SUV), which is equipped with newer design (inside and out) and other features said to enhance driving as well as capturing Millennials as its target market. “Equipped with the longest and widest dimension in its class with the best radius performance, the features of the new Vitara are aimed at providing the best value in terms of design, performance and fuel efficiency,” said Shuzo Hoshikura,...