The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and Diosdado “Dado” Banatao, Chairman of PhilDev Foundation and IT pioneer, are working together to give startups in the Philippines an incubator program. The goal is to accelerate the development of startups and open up more local opportunities for entrepreneurship. AIM, in partnership with PhilDev, received a Php 14.8 million grant in initial funding for...

Dell announced the findings of the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, revealing how 50 top global cities are fostering high-potential women entrepreneurs (HPWE). Building on 2016 WE Cities research, this study ranks cities based on the impact of local policies, programs and characteristics in addition to national laws and customs. IMAGE SOURCE CC0 License PHOTO...

Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of Caltex brand of fuels and lubricants, will be at the Transport and Logistics Philippines. The show is set to happen on August 17 to 19 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex. CPI will showcase its diesel engine oil, the Caltex Delo 400 MGX, that is specially formulated with Chevron’s ISOSYN Technology...

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the third generation Nokia 105 is now available in Philippines nationwide at P850. With well over 200 million Nokia 105s sold to date around the world, this handset now features an all new sculpted design, better battery life, larger screen size and new tactile island keymat. The new contoured style of the Nokia 105 makes it fit in the hand. It has inherent color throughout its polycarbonate casing, minimizing the visual impact of knocks and bumps. The new island keymat features separated...

Digital services provider PLDT, through its business group PLDT Enterprise, partnered with the Provincial Bus Operators Association of the Philippines in an effort to “redefine the local commute and evolve the current bus transportation system for the benefit of local commuters.” The partnership’s key central focus is the improvement of bus wireless service...

Genesys announced that it continues to experience customer adoption and platform growth with PureCloud by Genesys, a cloud-based customer engagement and employee collaboration offering. Analyst firm Frost & Sullivan forecasts that hosted/cloud contact center solutions will increase from 24% of the total seats base in 2015 to 40% by 2020. Genesys is exceeding...

Kaspersky Lab has launched a campaign in Asia Pacific to educate the public and spread awareness on Internet safety. Known as the Goondus Awards, the campaign is inviting submissions from the public on Internet mistakes and faux pas that have led to reputational, financial or property damage or loss for individuals.   Goondu is a Singlish (Singapore-English) word used informally to indirectly suggest that a person is dim-witted or senseless. The Goondus Awards website, which features the submissions anonymously, highlights real life...

As the implementation of the Republic Act 10173 or the Data Privacy Act  (DPA) of 2012 goes in full swing, local telco operators are gearing up to work with the National Privacy Commission (NPC) and educate stakeholders on the urgency of promoting data privacy in the country. The DPA, which seeks to protect the personal information of citizens over various information...

One of the greatest joys of kids who grew up with OFW parents is going to Duty Free Philippines right after picking their parent/s up from their airport. There’s nothing better than feasting your eyes on every treat the mall offers, from the wide array of local and international chocolates, perfume and apparel to furniture and power tools. Duty Free Philippines has been a welcome facet of OFW life for more than 30 years, helping families reward themselves for time spent working abroad, away from their loved ones. Duty Free Nationwide As...

PayMaya Philippines accelerated the rollout of mobile payment technologies in various communities, including over 350 food stalls and lifestyle destinations nationwide already enabled by Smart Wifi. Since early this year, PayMaya has been providing SmartSpots partner food parks with mobile point-of-sale terminals, allowing customers to swipe their Mastercard or Visa...