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'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Idol Philippines' top Google PH's lists of most searched movies and TV shows in 2019

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards' 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' was also highly searched in 2019

'AVENGERS: ENDGAME.' The highly-anticipated conclusion to the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe unsurprisingly topped Google's movie searches in the Philippines in 2019. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

SB19, Jane de Leon are Google Philippines' most searched personalities in 2019

Dec 14, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Vico Sotto, the Barretto sisters, and Gazini Ganados also make the list

MOST SEARCHED. Fiipino idol group SB19 and actress Jane de Leon topped Google Philippines' list of most searched personalities in 2019. Photos from and Rob Reyes/Rappler

Google Philippines announces new country director

Nov 27, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Bernadette Nacario follows interim head Ben King, and long-time country head Ken Lingan who left in May 2019

Photo from Google Philippines

LOOK: Google event takes on political hue as leaders do the Duterte fist

Feb 13, 2019 - 1:56 PM

The administration's symbol shows up at a photo opportunity during Google's event

DUTERTE FIST. PLDT's Manny Pangilinan (2nd from left), DICT's Eliseo Rio (3nd from right) and Google's Ken Lingan (2nd from right) do Duterte's pose, which for some has come to symbolize Duterte's bloody drug war

Public WiFi service Google Station to launch this month

Feb 13, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Google Station will initially be available in 50 locations across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao

GOOGLE STATION. Mahesh Bhalerao discusses their public WiFi service at Google For Philippines 2019. Screenshot from Google livestream

'Despacito,' Miss Universe among top Google searches for 2017

Dec 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

It turns out you're not the only one looking up 'Despacito' lyrics in the middle of the night

MISS UNIVERSE 2017. The big event is one of the top most searched topics on google in the Philippines in 2017. File photo shows Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters as she is crowned new Miss Universe 2017 by Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere. Photo by Patrick Gray/AP

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 27, 2017

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:22 AM

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IN PHOTOS: Inside Google Philippines' office

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:56 PM

Take a look at the search giant s new Philippine office here

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2016

Jul 27, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Jobstreet asks over 14 000 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

PROFITABILITY. Jobstreet notes that a company's profitability is one of the top factors when choosing an employer. In the photo is SMC President and COO Ramon Ang (front row, 2nd from left, seated). Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Google PH crowdsources lyrics to build homes for abused OFWs

Aug 05, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Missing the Philippines? Tell it through a song and help raise funds for halfway homes for maltreated Filipino migrant workers

How to create memorable digital ads the Filipino way

Jun 25, 2015 - 2:02 PM

What does it take to craft a compelling ad for the digital viewer? The minds behind the top performing ads on YouTube show you how

The best quotes from #ThinkPH 2015

May 02, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Learn from this year’s speakers from Rappler s ThinkPH The Next Big Idea: Platform Thinking

Google’s Ken Lingan on Internet in the PH: ‘We’re going to see a massive shift’

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Lingan is one of our speakers in Rappler s ThinkPH forum on Platform Thinking on April 30

New SAF commander, Filipinos in Forbes’ list, Pacquiao's ultimate fight | The wRap

Mar 04, 2015 - 7:42 PM

President Aquino appoints a new Special Action Force chief Henry Sy is the richest Filipino in the latest Forbes billionaires list Manny Pacquiao prepares for the “fight of his life”

2014 top 10 Youtube ads in PH

Feb 04, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Find out which Youtube ads caught the attention and interest of netizens in 2014

[Executive Edge] 10 business leaders to watch out for in 2015

Feb 02, 2015 - 11:45 AM

These names redefine the business landscape and they will continue to do so in 2015 and in the coming years

Vhong Navarro is Google PH's most-searched term in 2014

Dec 16, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Other top search terms in the Year in Search 2014 list are Cedric Lee Robin Williams the mobile game Flappy Bird and the movie Frozen

VHONG NAVARRO. The male actor is the top search term in Google Philippines for 2014. Photo from Vhong Navarro's Instagram

Seasoned consumer goods executive is Google PH manager

Dec 01, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Kenneth Lingan formerly of Unilever says he is very much inspired by the possibilities that Google can bring to its users advertisers and publishers in the country

Google Philippines looking for new country manager

Mar 06, 2014 - 6:57 PM

Google Philippines country manager Narciso Reyes leaves the company

The Internet as a tool for nation-building

May 12, 2013 - 11:36 PM

Google Philippines Marketing Head Ryan Morales said that social status has become a non factor when it comes to free access to information

BUILDING A NATION. A Google Philippines official said that Filipinos turn to the Internet for information on social issues.

TechRap: Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Android digicam

Jan 27, 2013 - 4:47 AM

Flexible displays on smartphones the Galaxy Note 8 and other upcoming phones and tablets of 2013 Google opens offices in the Philippines Former North Korean leader Kim Jong il s favorite gadget is deigned in California And we review the Samsung Galaxy Camera the digicam and Anrdoid device in one

Google opens Philippine office

Jan 23, 2013 - 2:01 PM

Google sets up shop in the Philippines

GOOGLE PHILIPPINES. Google's Philippine office launch has a pot-breaking ceremony to commemorate the event.