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GCash users plant milestone 1 million virtual trees in GForest

Published by rudy Date posted on January 4, 2022

by Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star, 4 Jan 2022 MANILA, Philippines — The environmental sustainability feature on the GCash app has hit a new milestone, as more users are helping contribute in the fight against climate change.

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Microsoft Teams might have a few serious security issues

Published by rudy Date posted on December 25, 2021

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‘Full digitalization in government transactions to prevent corruption’

Published by rudy Date posted on December 19, 2021

by Cecille Suerte Felipe – The Philippine Star, 19 Dec 2021 BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Full digitalization for government transactions will prevent corruption and cybersecurity-related issues, the tandem of Partido Reporma chairman and standard-bearer Panfilo Lacson and running mate, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, maintained.

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DTI pushes digital economy cooperation with ASEAN, EU

Published by rudy Date posted on November 25, 2021

by Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star, 25 Nov 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for greater cooperation with other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as with the European Union in promoting the digital economy.

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Regulating the digital public phere

Published by rudy Date posted on October 29, 2021

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IT-BPM sector seen growing 8% this year

Published by rudy Date posted on October 21, 2021

by Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star, 21 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The umbrella group of information technology – business process management (IT-BPM) firms in the country expects the industry to grow by eight percent this year as demand picks up in various sectors such as banking, financial services and communications.

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Digital gender gap: men 50% more likely to be online in some countries – report

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2021

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What is Cloud Migration?

Published by rudy Date posted on October 8, 2021

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Digital transformation vital to recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2021

by The Philippine Star, 7 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Digital transformation is key to recovering from the pandemic and becoming competitive in the long term, but the strategy to close the digital gap and achieve digital readiness hinges on the empowerment of Filipinos.

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‘Digitalization now an imperative for companies’

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2021

by Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star, 7 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Digitalization is now a must even for companies outside the telecommunications space to enable them to thrive and survive, according to business titan Manuel V. Pangilinan.

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How to turn on inline message translation in Microsoft Teams

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2021

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DICT launches National Broadband Program Resiliency Route

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2021

by Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star, 28 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has activated a supplemental infrastructure that will serve as a redundancy and protection loop connecting to international gateway access through Singapore.

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Low budget, turf issues hamper ICT infrastructure – Honasan

Published by rudy Date posted on September 21, 2021

by Paolo Romero – The Philippine Star, 21 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Low annual budgets as well as turf issues among hundreds of government agencies are seriously hampering the development of the information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure in the public sector, badly needed in times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said…

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10 Best deep search engines to explore the invisible web

Published by rudy Date posted on September 16, 2021

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DA partners with private firms for digitalization efforts

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2021

by Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star), 5 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has partnered with several private sector firms to launch two projects aimed at accelerating the modernization of agriculture through digital platforms for farmers and fisherfolks.

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DICT: Internet to reach unserved, underserved areas by 2025

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2021

by Miguel R. Camus, 2 Jul 2021 Full internet connectivity, especially in unserved or underserved areas across the Philippines, would be realized no earlier than 2025, according to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).

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26 May 2021 – IT-BPM industry expects as much as 6.5% growth in 2021

Published by rudy Date posted on May 26, 2021

By JON VIKTOR D. CABUENAS,GMA News, 26 May 2021 The information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry in the Philippines expects to grow by as much as 6.5% this year, as most firms plan to expand operations.

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Data sharing platform can help communities locate, map flooded areas during disasters

Published by rudy Date posted on May 14, 2021

by Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com), 14 May 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The country’s rainy season—characterized by the occurrence of thunderstorms, increased monsoon rains and regular tropical cyclones—usually begins in June.

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Digital gap between rich and poor PHL cities persists

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2021

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Digital gap between rich and poor PHL cities persists

Published by rudy Date posted on February 4, 2021

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How prepared is the Philippines compared with other economies in exploiting opportunities offered by emerging technologies?

Published by rudy Date posted on November 24, 2020

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How has technology changed – and changed us – in the past 20 years?

Published by rudy Date posted on November 18, 2020

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Local digital economy to hit $28B by 2025 — study

Published by rudy Date posted on November 18, 2020

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Digital shift permanent, says survey

Published by rudy Date posted on October 28, 2020

by Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), 28 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The shift by businesses in the Philippines to digital transactions may be permanent as the country continued to impose varying degrees of containment measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, according to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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Going digital

Published by rudy Date posted on October 14, 2020

by Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star), 14 Oct 2020 Shortly after we went on lockdown in mid-March, Dr. Maui Bondoc-Hermosa posted a notice that said her “online eye clinic is now up and running. I can help with eye emergencies, any eye pain/discomforts, do visual acuity tests, second opinions. Send a message to facebook.com/docmaui.eyeMD.”

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Government roadblocks make Philippines internet slow and expensive

Published by rudy Date posted on October 5, 2020

By Ian Nicolas Cigaral(Philstar.com), 5 Oct 2020 According to World Bank, digital technologies has, indeed, allowed people and the government to cope with strict social distancing measures, but limited telco facilities which, in turn, results to poor internet connection and coverage are showing the “digital divide” in the country. MANILA, Philippines — Regulatory impediments are…

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SWS: 45% of Filipino adults use internet; 1 in 4 read news through Facebook

Published by rudy Date posted on September 8, 2020

by Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 8 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Almost half of Filipino adults nationwide are utilizing the internet, a survey taken by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) before the COVID-19 pandemic struck showed.

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DICT targets 10,000 free WiFi hotspots nationwide by end of 2020

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2020

By Xianne Arcangel, CNN Philippines, 23 Aug 2020 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 23) — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) plans to put up over 5,000 new WiFi spots in the country in the next four months to boost internet connectivity.

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Only 41% of Filipino households have computers, according to @NEDAhq. @BusinessMirror

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2020

Only 41% of Filipino households have computers, according to @NEDAhq. @BusinessMirror pic.twitter.com/RUwC5bpDDs — Cai Ordinario (@caiordinario) July 10, 2020

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17 ways technology could change the world by 2025

Published by rudy Date posted on June 23, 2020

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