The Philippines ranks among the top global outsourcing nations and places strong focus on its software and outsourcing segments.
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Country's Supreme Court decides to prolong "until further orders" the temporary restraining order placed on the controversial Cybercrime Act of 2012, which was to expire on Wednesday.
The search giant has strengthened its push into the country and the Southeast Asia region with a new office in Manila to leverage the growing online population, serve local businesses, and tap local talent.
Despite the economic gloom that descended on other parts of the globe in 2012, things are looking up for the Philippines IT industry and, in particular, the local startup scene.
Web site of country's Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III defaced by hacktivist group Anonymous Philippines, protesting against the controversial Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.
After an aborted start, machine-to-machine communication takes another crack in the market with local telcos leading the campaign. But its wider deployment remains inhibited by cost.
Chinese telecom equipment vendor launches two new smartphones in the Philippines which it expects will help boost handset sales in the country by some 500 percent.
Government wants Supreme Court to lift the temporary restraining order on the controversial law, because petitions against it had failed to show strong enough evidence.
Country's National Bureau of Investigation to set up computer crime unit to aid investigators in determining and taking legal action if citizens violate Cybercrime Act of 2012.
Regulator orders mobile operators to make up for alleged failure to comply with directive last year, wants SMS rates "immediately" cut by 20 percent and is seeking to backdate charges.
Armed Forces of the Philippines to set up center to protect highly sensitive data from cyberattacks, and keep the defense group updated with changing cybersecurity trends.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has urged the country to tax text messages to shore up state coffers in its bid to balance national budget.
We need law and order in cyberspace, but it must not be used to stifle freedom of expression and intimidate citizens.
Inmates may soon work as operators, thanks to an initiative to help convicts get a better chance in reintegrating back into society and finding employment.
Telcos such as Globe and Smart get the greenlight for their plans to jointly use mobile and broadband frequencies with other carriers, to help address network congestion.