Established in 1998 after the passage of the Oil Deregulation Law in the Philippines, SEAOIL Philippines used to rely on an Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to manage its accounting, supply chain, procurement and other processes that supported the haulage of fuel from ships and supply from depots to a network of distributors, retailers and commercial...

Predator Philippines launched the 21-inch Predator 21 X, the first gaming laptop with a curved display. Predator 21 X’s screen has a resolution of 2560 x 1080 and uses the NVidia’s G-Sync technology so gamers can see their opponents’ movements immediately, thus also respond immediately. The Predator 21 X has the 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, up to 64GB of RAM and up to four 512GB SSDs, and two NVidia GeForce GPUs. The gaming laptop is built with a five-fan cooling system, including three AeroBlade fans for CPU and GPU,...

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is eyeing to continue its growth in the Philippines, even as the company now eyes to have a person who will oversee its operations here. This is according to Nick Walton, head of ASEAN of AWS, who said that “a country director is a critical role for us, so we’re looking for one immediately.” AWS already has a “large customer base in the Philippines,” according to Walton, including startups like Zipmatch, and big businesses like Jollibee and Globe Telecom. Globally, AWS serves 16 regions, with the Philippine...

Synology launched DiskStation DS1517+ and DS1817+ together with the Expansion Unit DX517. The scalable 5-bay and 8-bay tower servers offer a high-performance and versatile network-attached storage solution for tech enthusiasts and small/medium-sized businesses. The new feature in DS1517+ and DS1817+ is the inclusion of a PCIe slot, which allows users to install...

Menlo Security launched the new SafeToClick Asia Pacific Partner Program designed to enable and equip partners to deliver isolation security that protects enterprises from the problems of malware, ransomware and email phishing attacks. By working with Menlo Security, partners can add incremental revenue streams, differentiate the solution set they offer enterprise...

Amdocs, provider of software and services to communications and media companies, is slated to demonstrate its Mobile Financial Services (MFS) digital store at Seamless Asia 2017, scheduled on April 19 and 20 at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore. “The biggest challenge, today, for mobile financial service providers and digital banking providers...

While people claim to value their memories more than any other form of data stored on their digital devices, they are happy to sell them for little money, research by Kaspersky Lab shows. A survey has shown that for 49% of people, private and sensitive photos of themselves are the most precious data they have on their devices, followed by photos of their children...

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications (Smart), together with its technology partner Ericsson, recently made the Philippines’ first successful mobile call using Voice over Long-Term Evolution (LTE), or VoLTE. “We are excited to be the first network in the country to successfully use VoLTE, because this technology holds so much promise in terms of improving the quality of mobile service available to our customers. Voice will always be an important mobile application, and VoLTE is the platform of the future which will provide the best...

Nearly one in five mobile phones and one in four video game consoles shipped internationally is fake, as a growing trade in counterfeit IT and communications hardware weighs on consumers, manufacturers and public finances, according to a new OECD report. Trade in Counterfeit ICT Goods finds that smartphone batteries, chargers, memory cards, magnetic stripe cards,...

Jabra’s has announced the local availability of the Jabra Speak 710,  a premium, portable speakerphone designed both for professional and personal usage, and ensures great sound for conference calls and music.    The Jabra Speak 710 is ideal for business leaders and C-level executives. This highly mobile target group works on average almost 58 hours a week, of which they spend nearly 2.5 hours in meetings every day. Besides having a highly collaborative job, they also travel a lot – with 86 per cent spending up to ten...