Amid preparations for the coming of 5G technology in the country, PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and technology partner Huawei Technologies Phils. Inc. have successfully breached 5G speeds of over 14Gbps during a test held at the PLDT-Smart 5G TechnoLab. The speeds were achieved using 5G New Radio, in which the second set of global standards...

From increasing the number of trains and trips to reducing waiting time on the platform, private rail operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) continues with its improvements on LRT-1, even harnessing Filipino talents for more solutions towards a “biyaheng better everyday”. In partnership with the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde Hub for Innovation For...

Filipino commuters can now book, reserve their seats, and instantly pay for their bus tickets online at the newly-launched Araneta Center BusPort website powered by PayMaya Checkout, which will help ensure that they have a bus seat even before they arrive at the bus port. They can also pay using their Visa, Mastercard, or JCB cards, or use their mobile phones and...

By Lily Asis DjVu is a technology of compact storage of electronic copies of docs created with the help of a scanner when the recognition of text is inexpedient. A huge number of scanned books, magazines, docs, scientific works, etc. are stored in a file format DjVu. The files are compact due to a slight loss of image quality. Nevertheless, they retain photos, elements...

At the 2018 Philippine Digital Convention, PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of one of the country’s ICT and digital services provider, officially rolled out software-defined wide-area network technology (SD-WAN), the next generation of managed data services that promise to give customers more control over their business. SD-WAN interconnects enterprise networks, data...

St. HOPE, a nonprofit community development corporation, has implemented Oracle NetSuite to support its mission to create one of the finest urban pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school systems in the United States.  With NetSuite SuiteSuccess for Nonprofits, St. HOPE has been able to streamline critical business functions in order to focus its time...

By Pallasena Viswanath, Managing Director, HP Philippines Inc. Over the centuries, mankind used the printed word as a way to exchange ideas, share histories, keep records, and entertain others. As the world became more digital, many assumed that printing would become essentially obsolete. However, printing remains as important today as it was decades ago. To prove...

Universal Robots, maker of collaborative robots (cobots), has introduced its new flagship e-Series cobots. The new range follows Universal Robot’s co-founder, Esben Østergaard being awarded the 2018 Engleberger Award, the ‘Nobel Prize’ of robotics. This new e-Series cobot platform includes technology advances that enable faster development for a wider variety...

Acer has announced its new Swift 5 notebook. With a 15-inch display, the computer weighs less than 1 kg (2.2 lbs), ideal for people always on the go. The Swift 5 is powered by Windows 10, the latest Intel Core processors and a long battery life. “There’s been great feedback on Acer’s amazingly light 14-inch Swift 5, and we are now pushing the limits with the...

By Data Driven Investor The wealth of information available regarding cryptocurrency and investing in it has become sort of a double-edged sword. How? While the right information will accelerate your journey in blockchain and cryptocurrency investing, the wrong information will ruin your fortunes devastatingly. Now that blockchain tech has gone mainstream, scam projects...