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Google unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:12 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

FOCUS | Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system Monday, March 20, 2017 6:51 pm | Agence France-Presse

Vast amounts of data collected from our connected devices are increasingly being used in US legal proceedings to prove or disprove claims by people involved.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Focal Listen Monday, March 20, 2017 5:16 pm | Jing Garcia,

Focal’s is bringing their extremely good sound quality to a wider range of consumers who are willing to pay the price.

IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service Monday, March 20, 2017 4:11 pm | Anna Irrera, Reuters

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.

Malaysia’s MYEG partners with Philippine I-Pay to bring e-services to PH govt Monday, March 20, 2017 11:45 am | Tony Maghirang,

I-Pay Ventures Commerce Ventures, Inc. (I-Pay) recently signed a joint-venture agreement with MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG) to enable government and large enterprises in the Philippines to offer a Payment Gateway and related value-added online services.

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has found.

Hitachi targets $6 billion video security and monitoring market

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 3:24 pm |

The new video Hitachi security and monitoring models are optimized for enterprise video security and monitoring environments and support video analytics.

Microsoft PH, Asian Development Bank hold DigiGirlz Philippines

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 10:12 am |

MANILA — Microsoft Philippines has partnered with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to launch DigiGirlz 2016 Philippines, one of Microsoft’s flagship programs that encourages the young women to take up STEM-related courses (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The initiative aims to …

NTT DATA reaffirms commitment to PH business growth

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 4:49 pm | Tony Maghirang,

Early this year, Japan-based system integration company, NTT Data Corporation, through its subsidiary NDAP, acquired 100% of outstanding shares in Wizardsgroup, Inc., a Philippine-based company.

Teradata expands big data analytics in PH

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:45 pm |

Teradata’s Think Big consulting services will provide big data analytics and advanced data science capabilities.

BYLINE | SMBs in Asia embrace modernization to stay ahead in the New World of Work

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 3:36 pm | Cian O’Neill, chief operating officer, Microsoft Philippines

Microsoft Philippines executive shares the journey of a local shipping company as they reinvent productivity in their workplaces to better empower their employees & stay ahead of competition

Cisco Systems to lay off about 14,000 employees: CRN

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 7:25 am | Ankit Ajmera, Reuters

Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker’s global workforce, technology news site CRN reported.

Autodesk Philippines releases Industry Collections

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 9:10 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

The local unit of US multinational software provider Autodesk has released bundled offerings of its various products lines dubbed Industry Collections.

Synchronized security: a simple concept that’s challenging 'ransomware' at every front

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 3:02 pm | Tony Maghirang,

Ransomware has become one of the most widespread and damaging threats that Internet users face. It has also grown into a lucrative “business” valued at an estimated $325 million that it’s among the top computer security concerns for 2016.

Tech innovation hub launched by DTI, IdeaSpace

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 6:12 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

An innovation hub for the startup community will be set up at the Department of Trade and Industry building in Makati in partnership with the IdeaSpace Foundation.

OSIsoft’s PI System optimizes enterprise data towards transformation

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 12:27 pm | Tony Maghirang,

OSIsoft is at the forefront of creating the data infrastructure that provides the right data to the right people in the organization at the right time.

BYLINE | Protecting against evolving ransomware

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 2:52 am | Justin Peters, Technology Solutions Director, APAC, Sophos

A recent research by SophosLabs indicates a growing trend among cybercriminals to target and even filter out specific countries when designing ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks.

Software developer showcases 'Operational Intelligence' to PH industries

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 11:41 am |

Operational Intelligence technology has resulted in energy efficiency in the mining industry, optimizing drilling parameters in oil & gas production and helped avoid catastrophic failures in the power infrastructure.

IBM revenue beats estimates as shift to cloud pays off

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 8:07 am | Anya George Tharakan, Reuters

International Business Machines Corp’s quarterly revenue beat analysts’ expectations as the company’s shift to high-growth areas such as cloud-based services begins to yield results.

PH company to help Bangladesh govt on cybersecurity

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:49 am |

High-ranking cabinet officials from the People’s Republic of Bangladesh recently visited the Philippines to learn about business process outsourcing (BPO) and information and communications technology (ICT) including cybersecurity.

Power Mac Center offers 'Tune Up Express' for iPad, Mac

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm |

For the whole month of July, customers get to avail of total tune ups for Apple devices at special discounted rates.

NetSuite aims for the next billion dollar revenue

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:51 am | Jing Garcia,

The cloud has completely won. It has won in every industry and will continue to win in every industry — Zach Nelson, NetSuite CEO.