Acer announced its Leap Ware smart fitness watch, which expands the company’s range of smart devices that integrates into daily lives, allowing users to manage personal fitness goals and stay connected to friends and family. “As the pace of modern lifestyles become ever more hectic, people demand technology that can keep them on track and motivated to pursue their goals,” said MH Wang, GM for smart device products, IT Products Business, Acer Incorporated. “The new Acer Leap Ware is designed to act as a virtual coach to help people...

The total mobile data traffic in Southeast Asia and Oceania is expected to further grow in the next five years, increasing eleven-fold by the year 2022, according to Ericsson Mobility Report 2017, a study that provides insights into the current mobile network data traffic and market trends that are applicable to both consumers and enterprises. Sean Gowran, president...

Acer Philippines partnered with G-Shock, a franchise owned by Casio, just as company launched the #TimeForUs campaign, where every purchase of qualifying Acer laptops (Aspire S, Aspire F, Aspire V, Aspire E, Aspire R, and Aspire 2-in-1) entitles buyers to a G-Shock watch. The “#TimeForUs movement”, according to Sue Ong-Lim, sales and marketing director at Acer...

While online learning has removed physical and geographical boundaries that inhibit learning, it also presents new challenges for students looking to subscribe to its system. Overcoming distractions, managing priorities, and getting ahead of the game are tougher for online students who mostly guide themselves in completing their courses and finishing their degrees. AMA...

F5 Networks announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Gabriel Breeman as VP, partner sales and alliances, Asia Pacific (APAC). Based in Singapore, Breeman will help expand and evolve the F5 sales channels and alliance partner landscape. He will be reporting directly to Adam Judd, SVP of Asia Pacific Sales at F5 Networks. “With industries...

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, introduced the Liebert EXL S1, a large-scale uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system with a smaller physical footprint and the industry’s highest power density. The Liebert EXL S1 enables customers to optimize data center design space and allows for the deployment of additional revenue-generating equipment. The Liebert...

What is preventing enterprises, whether large, medium or small in size, from embracing digital transformation is the fear of change, according to Jovy Hernandez, SVP & head of PLDT and Smart Enterprise Business Groups. “In large enterprises, there is fear that the new system might not going to work. For small enterprises, there is the fear of failing in the...

honestbee has been launched as an all-in-one, on-demand concierge delivery service app. Available for free download, the Singaporean-owned platform started in July 2015 as a grocery delivery service in Singapore. It has since expanded to include on-demand food and laundry delivery services. The concierge app is now available in nine cities, including Taipei, Hong...

Filipino technology company Star Telecom Alliance Resources Inc. (STAR), the parent of smartphone brand Starmobile, announced the start of its mobile phone production efforts in the Philippines as it starts assembly of 20,000 units of the UNO B208 featurephone in a facility in Calamba, Laguna. The facility can assemble a minimum of 1,000 units per day. This effort officially makes Starmobile the first Filipino brand to assemble mobile phones locally. Gerry Torres of Starmobile’s Quality Control Team oversees the inspection of the UNO...

To realize the vision of financial inclusion across the country, regulators and industry players must work together to fast-track the digital transformation of rural banks, which play a key role in developing the countryside, an executive from financial technology firm FINTQ remarked during a conference recently. FINTQ managing director Lito Villanueva stressed how...