Grab announces temporary suspension of GrabCar services in areas under MECQ

August 3, 2020 – Philippines Following the government’s announcement placing the entire Metro Manila, Laguna, Bulacan, Cavite, and Rizal under MECQ starting August 4, Grab will be temporarily suspending its GrabCar services beginning Aug 4, 12MN. In light of this development, Grab, along with its partners, will continue to support our communities – the driver-partners, […]

Sony WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N available in the Philippines

The new Sony WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N now available in the Philippines, priced. (MANILA, PHILIPPINES) Sony’s two new truly wireless headphones are dropping in all Sony stores and dealers nationwide starting July 31! Enjoy hassle-free headphones and quality sound Sony is known for with the Truly Wireless WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N.   Experience Punchy Sound with the WF-XB700’s […]

Globe, Esports AcadArena bring Summer Quarter 2020

Globe continues to empower the growing esports industry in the Philippines by tying up with Esports AcadArena, the country’s leading campus esports initiative for Summer Quarter 2020. The event will run from July to September and will feature exciting programs for campus esports organizations to participate and compete in. Participants get the chance to hone […]

LRMC Advisory on LRT-1 Operations in line with MECQ announcement

3 August 2020, Manila, PHILIPPINES – In line with the government’s announcement of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in NCR, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) will be temporarily suspending LRT-1 operations effective AUGUST 4, 2020 until AUGUST 18, 2020 or as advised by the government.  LRMC is ready to continue enforcing strict health and safety measures upon […]

Overwatch 2020 ACE Championship to showcase Asia’s brightest esports talents

Manila, August 3, 2020 – Overwatch 2020 ACE Championship – a tournament to profile emerging Overwatch® teams from Asia makes its debut on 22 August 2020. Organized by AKG Games and with a US$100,000 prize pool funded by Activision Blizzard Esports, some of Asia-Pacific’s leading Overwatch teams will battle for glory in this inaugural tournament.  […]

MediaTek’s First Ultra-low Power 800GbE MACsec PHYs MT3729 Designed for Data Centers and 5G Infrastructure

New PHY solutions integrate advanced encryption and timestamping features HSINCHU, Taiwan – 3 August, 2020 – MediaTek today announced the commercial availability of its MT3729 product family of 800GbE (Dual 400GbE) MACsec retimer PHYs designed for the high-speed and ultra-low power data transmissions needs of data centers and 5G infrastructure applications, in addition to the stringent security requirements […]

PLDT Enterprise certifies Promotexter as official A2P partner

NOTE: This contract signing event was held prior to the COVID-19 global pandemic.  PHOTO: PLDT Enterprise continues to strengthen the years of partnership with Promotexter by recognizing them as their official A2P messaging partner. (L-R, sitting) Jovy I. Hernandez, President & CEO of ePLDT and SVP & Head of PLDT & Smart Enterprise Business Groups; Philip Davis, Promotexter President […]

Grab, National Taskforce on COVID, BCDA launches COVID-19 testing site for driver- and delivery-partners in Metro Manila

  30 July 2020, Philippines – Grab – the Philippines’ every day everything app, together with the National  Taskforce on COVID and the BCDA, is furthering its commitment on platform safety as it launches its RT-PCR testing site for its driver- and delivery-partners in Metro Manila. Located in Quezon City Memorial Circle, driver- and delivery-partners […]

A New Form of Power is coming to the Philippines soon

In these uncertain times, Samsung aims to continue bringing devices that could help people stay in touch with what matters most and give them the power to thrive in any situation. On August 5, the tech company is set to unveil its next-generation Galaxy ecosystem through the Galaxy Unpacked.  The soon-to-be-launched devices are designed for […]

Smart launches NBA.Smart portal for NBA Filipino fans

Smart launches NBA.Smart portal to bring the live NBA games to Filipino fans [July 31, 2020] Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. is bringing the NBA closer to Filipino fans as it launches NBA.Smart, a portal that enables subscribers to watch live NBA TV starting July 31 – right from the very first tip-off at […]