The Philippines ranks among the top global outsourcing nations and places strong focus on its software and outsourcing segments.
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Some of the biggest tech firms have answered the call for help, either by raising cash or donating technology services and items, as country recovers from Typhoon Haiyan
While relatively modest, the investments indicate these foreign companies, which include Japan's SMK Electronics and U.K.'s Sophos, are still optimistic about the Philippine market.
A group has justified hacking, saying it is a way of calling for change and political reforms amid the so-called 'pork barrel' scam.
After the unprecedented destruction wrought by Typhoon Haiyan, the social Web went on hyper drive revealing images of the devastation and urging for massive aid operations.
Philippine mobile operator is expected to complete its takeover of BayanTel with government approval expected to be given by year-end, but whether Globe will use the opportunity to improve its services remains to be seen.
Philippine government sets up the Foreign Aid Transparency Hub website in a bid to make foreign aids, cash pledges, and donations, transparent to the public.
Data from price-checking site PricePanda shows serious shopping is happening on mobile devices across Southeast Asia--45 percent in Indonesia, 38 percent in Singapore, and 30 percent in the Philippines. These figures are significant because price-checking is typically done at home, on the desktop.
Smart Communications and Globe Telecom released respective advisories on their free local and international SMS and voice services in Leyte Province, one of the hardest hit areas of the "super" typhoon.
Philippine government selects Japan's ISDB-T as the industry standard the country will use when it finally switches from analog to digital broadcasting, but the migration may still take years.
Lawmakers in the Philippines are again pushing for SIM registration, but the local telcos have yet to get behind the idea citing logistical hurdles and privacy issues.
Project NOAH helps provide early warnings for typhoons and disasters by using an IT network that seeks to automate data gathering, modelling, and information output for flood forecasts.
Previously not a business priority, IT has helped Marta's Cakes resolve inaccuracies in accounting, sales, and inventory, as well as improve quality control and internal communications.
The flourishing local economy and insatiable demand for Web-connected devices are pushing firms to roll out the latest networking technology to stay competitive. But next-gen stuff like software-defined networking remains nascent.
New report says rising investments, large growing SMB base and a young workforce will boost the IT consumption of five emerging markets--India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and South Africa.
Department of Justice recommends revisions to the country's Cybercrime Law to exclude controversial provisions already punishable under other laws. But Internet lobby group calls proposal "half-baked".