Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation launched its first smartphone offering in 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+. Packed with features that lead Samsung’s line of user favorites, this phone sports a dual front camera, infinity display, IP68 water and dust resistance, and ergonomic design that draws on Samsung’s flagship design heritage and experience.  The...

Virtualization and software-defined networks should be a means to an end — not an end to itself. The goal of a data center, after all, is to deliver services (such as applications and microservices) to end users or to drive business processes. It doesn’t matter if those applications run on physical servers or virtual servers or in Infrastructure-as-a-Service...

Users of PayMaya app can avail of a 10% rebate on their purchases whenever they pay using PayMaya QR at all branches of The SM Store nationwide until April 15. The promo is offered to all The SM Store customers to encourage them to experience cashless payment transactions. Through PayMaya QR, customers can open their PayMaya app, tap the “Scan” button, and point...

F5 Networks announced the results of its 2018 State of Application Delivery report. The global customer survey shows accelerating multi-cloud deployments are enabling organizations to select the cloud platform that best meets the requirements of a specific application. However, this also increases the challenges many companies face in managing operations and security...

“Sa Lifetime Cellphone Number Act, madadala mo na ang iyong cellphone number for life.” (With the Lifetime Cellphone Number Act, you can now keep your cellphone number for life.) This was the assurance given by Senator Win Gatchalian, who delivered his sponsorship speech this week for his bill, the Lifetime Cellphone Number Act (Senate Bill No. 1636)....

Saving for college has just become easier. Manulife Philippines has launched GradMaker, the first mobile application in the industry that is specially designed to help young parents start saving for their children’s college education. With this new app, saving for college is now at your fingertips. GradMaker enables customers to invest with a few easy clicks...

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a global producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content. The acquisition will add state-of-the-art visualization capabilities to Accenture Interactive’s digital services portfolio – strengthening its ability to create compelling, next-generation customer experiences and industrial,...

A.P. Moller –Maersk and IBM have announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology. The aim of the new company will be to offer a jointly developed global trade digitization platform built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem....

IoT technology revenues across 12 key smart city technologies and verticals will grow from around US$25 billion in 2017 to US$62 billion in 2026 at an average growth rate of 11%. According to ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, while smart meters and video surveillance represent...

Web-scale networking refers to the state-of-the-art technology that is continually being developed by giants like Amazon, Google and Microsoft to create cloud-delivered services that can deliver extremely complex, customized information to thousands or millions – or hundreds of millions – of users, simultaneously, in a fraction of a second, 24×7. Web-scale...