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...

Transcend Information, manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, introduced the DrivePro 230 dashcam. Equipped with a Sony Exmorsensor, the dashcam captures high-resolution images with fine tonal gradation even in low light. Among the device’s other features are a GPS receiver, a G-sensor, a high-capacity Li-polymer battery, a convenient snapshot button,...

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, unveiled the XTM II, a next generation packet-optical platform delivering rich Layer 0, Layer 1 and Layer 2 services. XTM II is optimized for bandwidth-intensive cloud scale applications at the metro edge, such as Remote PHY, 5G transport and data center interconnect (DCI), that are deployable in facilities with...

With the global cost of cybercrime expected to reach up to $2.1 trillion in 2019 amid digitization in consumer and enterprise transactions, IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.) is partnering with Continent 8 Technologies. “With Continent 8’s industry-leading services spanning the globe, and IPC’s local market coverage and expertise in cloud, data center,...