The online shopping ecosystem in the Philippines is continuously growing, and one can now find just about everything online – from clothing, to books, groceries and just about everything else. While online shopping is convenient and offers a wide variety of products, there are still some to-dos to help safeguard us from falling prey to online fraudsters. Here...

PayMaya Philippines partnered with Palawan Pawnshop to expand digital financial and remittance services to more Filipinos. With the partnership, consumers can now send and receive Smart Padala remittance and reload PayMaya accounts through Palawan Pawnshop branches in Luzon. Soon, these services will be available nationwide. Palawan Pawnshop will also accept bills...

ePLDT Inc. announced that it won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for the Philippines. The company was honored among a field of Microsoft partners for “demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.” “This award reflects our unwavering commitment to our customers, and...

Smartphones are the go-to device for accessing the Internet throughout South East Asia, and consumers expect fast performance of websites across all devices, according to the “State of the User Experience” research report released by Limelight Networks. Smartphones are the go-to device for accessing the Internet throughout South East Asia, and consumers expect...

Fiserv, provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that BDO Unibank, the largest bank in the Philippines, extended and expanded its relationship with the company. With this development, BDO Unibank – which first partnered with Fisery over 18 years ago – will upgrade to the latest version of the Signature core account processing platform...

Sony announced that it is the “official wireless speaker, headphone and home audio system partner” for four ULTRA Worldwide festivals in Asia, including Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. ULTRA Worldwide is an electronic music festival brand. There will be in-store promotions where customers will get a chance to win tickets to Road to ULTRA...

Acer announced two new additions to its Swift series notebook line up, the Acer Swift 3 and Swift 1, both featuring Windows 10. Measuring in at 0.71 inches (17.95 mm) in height and weighing 3.9 pounds (1.8 kg), the Swift 3’s lightweight design features a sturdy brushed-aluminium body that offers a robust feel and tactile touch. It features 7th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel HD or NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and offers up to 10 hours of battery life. In addition to its battery life, Swift 3 sports a collection of other,...

To respond to back-to-school needs, HP has re-introduced the HP Ink Advantage 3777, the world’s smallest all-in-one printer. A Scroll Scan feature allows the compact all-in-one printer to capture images from a variety of papers so it will be easy to make a digital copy of school requirements. It also has HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint and Wireless Direct Printing that...

The iconic Nokia 3310 will be available in Philippines by the end of June, according to HMD Global, which made the announcement at a press launch today.  The company’s first Nokia smartphones range – comprising the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 – will also be available in the country by the end of the month. Unveiled earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the smartphones combine superior craftsmanship, distinctive design and powerful entertainment features with a pure Android experience, giving users the ability...

Futuriom’s two-month study on integrated systems and security operations (SysSecOps) strategy, “Endpoint Security and SysSecOps: The Growing Trend to Build a More Secure Enterprise,” reveals that many IT and security operations managers have challenges in delivering a comprehensive information security approach, including inter-department coordination,...