The Philippines ranks among the top global outsourcing nations and places strong focus on its software and outsourcing segments.
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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.
Country's Supreme Court puts new cybercrime law on hold and asks the government to respond to the 15 petitions stating that the law is unconstitutional.
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.
CEO of Philippine IT conglomerate IPVG, Enrique Y. Gonzalez, explains his voyage into mining and stresses he still believes "in the power of IT to profoundly change the world".
Regulators are studying the possibility of barring telcos from signing up new subscribers, following worsening quality of service standards stemming from unlimited plans.
Country sees highest jump in smartphone market share, on the back of sales growing over four times, amid wider growth in region driven by devices priced in the range of US$100 to US$200, says GfK Asia.