Prague-based finance technology (fintech) company Home Credit is looking to grow its market share further as it explores new product segments for financing. This comes as Home Credit Philippines (HCPH) continues to strengthen its nationwide presence, with Mindoro Occidental and Ifugao being the latest provinces to open their doors to HCPH in March. HCPH is now in...

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas engaged PayMaya Philippines and other eMoney issuers to equip merchants selling within its headquarters in Manila with digital payment touch points. The initiative led by the banking regulator in cooperation with PayMaya–the digital financial services arm of PLDT and Smart’s Voyager Innovations– was announced during the...

SAP SE announced a new sponsorship deal with Team Liquid, one of the most successful teams in esports. The sponsorship of Team Liquid is the first collaboration of SAP with a professional esports organization. As official innovation partner, SAP will work with Team Liquid on co-developing software based on in-game data, which will help Team Liquid analyze performance...

Star Telecom Alliance Resources Inc. (STAR Inc.), the distributor of TP-LINK network products in the Philippines, through its sister company First Telecom, the retail distribution arm of the TCI Group of Companies, teamed up with PLDT Home to provide Filipinos with the first mesh Wi-Fi system through their Whole Home Wifi plan offer. PLDT Home’s Whole Home Wifi...

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, released Winning the Game, a new report investigating key challenges facing IT security organizations in terms of threats, technology investment and skills required to win the fight against cyberthreats. The survey revealed that concerted efforts to increase job satisfaction, automation in the Security Operations...

Ziften, provider of visibility and control for client devices, servers and cloud VMs, announced a new channel partner program to enable resellers and distributors to deliver global endpoint and cloud security solutions to customers. The program, called the Ziften Activate Partner Program, is designed to empower the Ziften partner community, ensure that partners have...

Given the massive and unpredictable volatility that cryptocurrencies have experienced ever since Bitcoin’s trading debut around nine years ago, one might be resigned to using mere guesswork to forecast the future direction of crypto prices.  But it is possible to conduct a more scientific projection by being aware of several indicators and parameters that have...

The Philippines ranks 9th in Asia Pacific, and 54th globally, in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2018, announced today during GTCI’s Asia Launch Event at INSEAD campus in Singapore. The Philippines is the top-ranked lower-middle-income country, coming in above three high-income countries (Trinidad and Tobago at 55th, Oman at 56th, and Kuwait at 65th) and also several upper-middle-income countries. Its greatest strength is its good pool of Global Knowledge Skills, as well as the way it provides leadership opportunities...

Globe Telecom eyes to help the country’s manufacturing industry enhance their day-to-day business operations and minimize revenue losses through its latest technology called Globe Software Defined-Wide Area Network (SD-WAN). As manufacturers transform their operations by applying technological innovations, some challenges arise due to a number of factors such as...

ePLDT Inc., together with PLDT Enterprise, penned a partnership agreement with the PLDT Telephone Employees’ Service Cooperative (TELESCOOP) to fully integrate Office 365 into the company’s daily business operations. Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of productivity tools, which allows users to work anytime, anywhere and on any device. It boasts of communication...