Transcend Information (Transcend), one of the worldwide leaders in storage and multimedia products, announced that seven of its products have been awarded the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Award. The winners include the DrivePro 50 dashcam, DrivePro Body 52 body camera, JetDrive Go 300 and JetDrive Go 500 Lightning USB 3.1 flash drives, RDA2 smart reader, JetFlash 850 Type-C...

Kaspersky Lab presented a new version of its freemium solution Kaspersky Password Manager. It offers users remote access to their passwords via their personal page on the My Kaspersky portal, automatic security verification for entered passwords, voice control and other features. Account security worries Internet users more than any other area of their online lives....

Check Point Software Technologies released its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period. Out of all recognized malware incidents globally, the percentage of ransomware attacks increased from 5.5% to 10.5% between July and December 2016. The H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends Report highlights the...

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, was awarded with the 2016 Asia Pacific Modular Data Center Customer Value Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan. This recognition is given to organizations that have shown achievements within the industry, delivering value to its customers in the modular data center market. Vertiv is considered as one of the leaders in providing...

Butch. The one word to describe Suzuki Jimny. That was my first impression of it, that first time I saw a unit traversing the roads of Tagaytay, seemingly calling for attention as a somewhat masculine – albeit in a cute way – car a la Jeep Wrangler. That word returned to me when the unit to test arrived in Las Piñas. Look-wise (from outside), the Jimny is somewhat of an attention-grabber, with a rugged retro look that could easily remind one of the likes of the early Wranglers or early RAV4 or – perhaps also more aptly – those...

Motorists traversing NLEX can now pay their tollway fees by tapping their Beep, and Mastercard contactless debit, prepaid and credit cards including their Smart Mastercard powered by PayMaya. Acceptance for CAVITEX will commence soon. Consumers will also be able to pay at MPTC tollroads with their Visa contactless debit, prepaid and credit cards this year. PayMaya Business, which delivers solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to accept payments, powers the end-to-end acceptance of contactless card payments at NLEX and CAVITEX....

Digital imaging and printing solutions provider Epson has announced in this year’s Epson Solutions & Technology Convention new products and solutions designed to help meet the challenges faced by core business operations including training, marketing, finance, customer service, and logistics. Companies are turning to trainings to engage staff and improve productivity...

Following the recent inauguration of its Davao-based data center facility, PLDT, through its ICT subsidiary ePLDT, continued to expand its data center facilities with the unveiling of its 9th VITRO Data Center in Clark, Pampanga. The facility will serve the digital business solution needs of businesses in Central Luzon as well as disaster recovery requirements...

Fortinet announced new solutions that expand Fortinet’s firewalls for enterprise, data center, and service provider customers. The FortiGate 3980E is the world’s first security appliance to achieve Terabit per second (Tbps) firewall performance, and the FortiGate 7060E delivers market-leading 100 Gigabit per second (Gbps) of next-generation firewall throughput...

The Philippines must create a “cybersecurity ecosystem” with involvement from the public and private sectors in order to more effectively combat rising cybercrimes that target banks and other financial institutions, executives from the country’s central bank, the banking industry, and technology providers remarked recently. During the recent Cyber Security Summit organized by PLDT Enterprise, ePLDT, and Voyager Innovations’ financial technology arm FINTQ, stakeholders in the banking and financial services industry agreed that...