Synology launched the new DiskStation DS418j, a 4-bay NAS server designed to help home and individual users to manage, protect and share data. DS418j is powered by a 64-bit dual-core CPU and delivers an encrypted file transfer performance at over 112 MB/s reading and 87 MB/s writing under a RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment. It comes with a 1GB DDR4 memory,...

ESET shares five good questions that company owners and decision makers should ask themselves before buying encryption. IMAGE FROM PEXELS.COM General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies — including encryption....

ASUS Philippines has unveiled the long-awaited Zenfone 4 series in the country. The latest generation of Zenfone models is bannered by its two powerful flagship smartphones: the Zenfone 4 and the Zenfone 4 Pro. The Zenfone 4 features a dual-camera system. Its 12MP main camera is equipped with the Sony IMX362 image sensor with large 1.4μm pixels and a wide, F1.8 aperture lens to capture up to 5x brighter and clearer photos in low light. Its 120° wide-angle camera provides a 200% larger view than standard normal smartphone, letting you...

The National Privacy Commission issued a circular providing the procedure for the registration of Data Processing Systems of Personal Information Controllers (PICs) and Personal Information Processors (PIPs) subject to the mandatory registration requirement under the Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations. IMAGE FROM PEXELS.COM The NPC requires...

HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 8 will be available starting this September. The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube....

Through its TNT Tropang Ready Disaster Preparedness Program, Smart Communications is said to be teaching the youth about best practices in responding to emergencies in times of calamities and disasters as well as managing its impact using the latest technology. The program educates the youth through presentations and demonstrations on emergency risk reduction and...

Online loans marketplace and digital lending platform Lendr signed an agreement with digital pawnshop startup PawnHero and FINTQ, the financial technology arm of PLDT and Smart’s Voyager Innovations. Currently, FINTQ’s Lendr already offers digital loan products from bank and financial institution partners. Upon integration, PawnHero will be the first...

Tholons released its latest Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations global survey, with five local business hubs, including Metro Manila, demoted from last year as they fell short in new measures related to digital innovation. For IPC (IP Converge Data Services), the results only signify how digital transformation is a vital element in business growth, and that it should...

Telecommunications and digital services provider PLDT, together with Cisco, unveiled the first Spark Board in the Philippines, Cisco’s all-in-one collaboration device. The Cisco Spark Board provides tools and capabilities to enhance team communication and collaboration within the workplace. It has the ability to combine wireless presentation, digital whiteboarding,...

D-Link launched a new AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router, D-Link DIR-878. DIR-878 is a wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments, combining high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi with dual-band technology and Gigabit Ethernet ports. The DIR-878’s SOHO-class security features help keep data safe from unwanted network intruders. These features together with the increased range and reliability of Wireless AC technology, help provide a protected network for devices in home or office. The DIR-878 upgrades...