UnionBank’s Project i2i Earns BSP Approval; First and Only PH Banking Blockchain Platform Approved By BSP

Project i2i or “Island-to-Island, Institution-to-Institution, Individual-to-Individual” is a project launched by UnionBank in late 2018 that aims to improve the banking experience for customers of banks in rural communities, by providing these small banks a secure and cost-effective way to connect to universal banking, which can be expensive otherwise. UnionBank became the first and only bank in the Philippines to be tapped as a partner by VISA for the latter’s blockchain-based payment platform B2B Connect, a service that streamlines cross-country payments and makes them more …

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Data Privacy Association Strengthens PH Data Privacy Ecosystem This 2019

1*DATA brings together data privacy and security thought leaders and influencers in government, private sector and professional associations. “NADPOP members know that in order for them to handle the responsibilities in managing personal information in their respective organizations, they will need the help of world-class solutions providers,” shared Sam Jacoba, NADPOP Founding President and 1*DATA Conference Chair. Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. will introduce the National ICT Ecosystem Framework (NICTEF) at the 1*DATA Privacy and Security Solutions Day …

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Simplified Wi-Fi Deployment with Ruckus’ Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi

Designed for both simplicity and ease of scaling, Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi allows businesses of all sizes to deploy and remotely manage Wi-Fi networks across multiple sites. With a single interface to create new Wi-Fi networks, add access points, and monitor network performance and activity, the solution allows administrators to manage from anywhere using an intuitive, web-based interface or the Ruckus Cloud mobile app. Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi allows network administrators to manage multiple locations through a single web- or mobile app-based dashboard. The solution is designed …

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Women Conquer Everyday Challenges With These Items

This International Women’s Month, we again celebrate the achievements of women from all over the world. What does it take to be a strong woman? This International Women’s Month, we again celebrate the achievements of women from all over the world. Through the years, many of them have worked towards creating a gender-balanced society and with so many empowered females stepping up and rising to the challenge, we all have come closer to this goal. So, what does it take to be a strong woman? …

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Couch Potato Weekend: Time For Some Good Old Binge-Watching

Get your mind working while you cozy up with these best movies worth the re-watch. Best for all kinds of people in the mood for love anytime of the year. Sit-back, relax, and experience these flicks like it’s the first time – but only better. With Sony BRAVIA’s Acoustic Surface Audio it would be like hearing 10 seconds Tom of 50 First Dates say, “Hi I’m Tom” over and over again as if he’s just in the same room. When having no plan is actually …

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Capture picture-perfect moments at SM’s Shutter Expo

Do you have an imaginative mind and like to explore different angles and play of light? Are you someone who has a keen eye for camera-worthy moments? No matter what your tech interest is, whether it be photography, music, digital art, serious gaming, virtual reality, or cosplay, there will be something for you at the Cyberzone Shutter Expo! Get your shuttersup and running as Cyberzone gives photography enthusiasts a platform to capture picture-perfect shots, navigate cameras like a pro, and catch the latest trends at …

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More Smart LTE users in Bulacan amid network upgrades

Customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in Bulacan who are using Long Term Evolution (LTE)-capable devices are reported to be increasing in number, following Smart’s completion of recent network upgrades in the area.  Two out of every three Smart customers in the area are now using smartphones, more than half of which are already LTE devices as more customers upgrade to LTE. Compared to a year ago, the number of mobile data users in the province has also more than doubled.   …

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What’s coming up with this month with Vivo

Vivo Philippines is #ComingUP with something exciting for Filipinos in the next few days, its website (www.vivoglobal.ph) sports a countdown image of the V15 Pro with its signature elevating front camera. This ends speculations on whether the mid-range smartphone that will soon be available in the local market will sport the pioneering and state-of-the-art optics technology. While the rest of the Asia-Pacific region has already had their thrilling encounters with the Vivo V15 Pro and its revolutionary features, Filipinos are still wondering when they will …

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iWant debuts new Originals ‘Touchscreen’ and ‘Bagman’

Streaming service hits 80M views, iWant YouTube channel gets Silver Creator Award iWant, the streaming service made by Filipinos for Filipinos, marks its growing subscriber base with a child safety feature and new original shows that showcase the best of Filipino storytelling set to debut this March. Parents have one less thing to worry about their children’s viewing preferences as iWant introduces its child safety feature, which offers age-restriction settings for videos that may have violent, sexy, or mature content. iWant also amps up its …

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Travel apps give boost to summer destinations

Tourists eager to explore exciting destinations all over the Philippines this summer can get the information they need through local travel apps developed in partnership with PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications. Smart partnered with local government units and InnoPub Media in developing travel apps and mobile guides.   As part of a digital tourism program, Smart partnered with local government units and InnoPub Media in developing travel apps and mobile guides. “These digital tools highlight the scenic destinations in various LGUs, giving tourists comprehensive and …

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