Articles about Philippines
India has watched a large exodus of BPO business to the Philippines, thanks to the country's more employable youth who are equipped with fluent English and perfect American accents. Now, however, companies are beginning to migrate back due to a greater need for integrated tech services.
Asia-Pacific economies are more likely to be the targets of advanced persistent threats attacks than their global counterparts, with most frequent attacks in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, reveals FireEye's study.
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) will acquire a 10 percent stake for 333 million euros (US$445.06 million) in the German incubator, in a deal aimed at driving development in mobile and online payment tools.
India's IT outsourcing exports are projected to climb 13 to 15 percent in fiscal 2015 to hit US$99 billion, with growth fueled by higher spending by banks and other sectors amid better global economic landscape, Nasscom projects.
Smartphones and tablets will be the main drivers lifting overall spend, which will also be heavily impacted by mobility, cloud, big data and social business.
Submissions for IdeaSpace's 2014 startup competition in the Philippines is open to all Southeast Asian startups, and closes on January 15.
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.