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PLDT Enterprise aims to stay at the forefront of innovation in 2019

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:13 PM

The group is focusing on 5G evolution, the Internet of Things (IoT), and ICT as major enablers in the Philippines’ digital transformation

Startup Packetworx fostering internet-of-things community in PH

Aug 08, 2018 - 8:19 PM

Mainly an enterprise IoT solutions provider, the company is also partnering with local government units and schools nationwide to foster an IoT community in the country

Screenshot from Packetworx website

Sex toy company's remote vibrator app recorded user sessions

Nov 13, 2017 - 4:54 PM

According to an account representing Lovense, the recording of audio is a 'minor bug – a temporary file that is created when someone uses the Sound Control feature.' It also only affects Android devices.

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:37 AM

The smart speaker is being framed as a music centric device that as Apple VP Phil Schiller describes it has the power to rock the house

SMART SPEAKER. Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California on June 5, 2017. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Amazon's new Alexa speaker has a screen too

May 10, 2017 - 11:16 AM

The latest Echo device features a 7 inch touch display

Amazon leads surging connected speakers market in US – survey

May 09, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Amazon s Echo speakers hold 70 6 of the market followed by Google Home at 23 8

ECHO. The smart speaker from Amazon is leading the pack right now. Photo from Amazon

WATCH: What's on display at Samsung Forum 2017

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Let s go on a virtual tour of Samsung s annual Southeast Asian showcase which happened in Singapore

WORLD'S MOST CURVED MONITOR. The strange aspect ratio is desgned to offer enhanced immersion for gamers. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

State-of-the-art appliances define Samsung Forum 2017

Feb 17, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Lifelike TV visuals a refrigerator with a built in smart screen an air conditioner that doesn t attempt to blow you away like a typhoon – the annual Samsung forum in Singapore represents the brand s vision of the high end home

FLEXWASH SYSTEM. Samsung's new washing machine speeds things up just a little bit by combining washing and drying abilities in one chamber – negating the need for transfers. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Tech world eyes digital life beyond the smartphone

May 07, 2016 - 3:57 AM

As smartphone sales peak in most major markets Apple Samsung and others are being forced to rethink their business models to keep growing and connecting with consumers

BEYOND SMARTPHONES. A visitor walks in front of an advertising of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones during the Galaxy World Tour event in Seoul, South Korea, April 9, 2015 File photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Global tech money sets its sights on Southeast Asia, PH

Feb 01, 2016 - 1:09 AM

Big venture capital firms and investors are reaching out beyond traditional tech centers in search of more profits putting Southeast Asian entrepreneurs in a good position to scale up

Tech trends that can make waves in 2016

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:30 PM

A look at where technology is going in the Philippines and how it will affect both businesses and consumers

Security firm reveals cyber threats to look out for in 2016

Dec 03, 2015 - 4:47 PM

Fortinet predicts the rise of attacks on smart devices and the cloud plus evolutionary viruses

Malware on CCTV cameras poses potential security risk

Oct 26, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Security firm Incapsula in trying to solve a DDoS attack case finds malware on closed circuit television cameras to be part of the problem

What will sustain PH momentum come ASEAN integration?

Sep 10, 2015 - 6:00 PM

To sustain its economic momentum the Philippines will have to address low productivity a problem that plagues most Southeast Asian countries says McKinsey Company s Oliver Tonby

TIME FOR SHARED PROSPERITY. Despite the Philippines’ status as one of the fastest-growing economies Asia, McKinsey & Company's Oliver Tonby says about a quarter of Filipinos still live in poverty. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

#SG50: Smart Nation: The future of Singapore's wired city

Aug 05, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Singapore s Smart Nation program uses data and cutting edge technology to find urban solutions to improve public services and to compete with premiere global cities

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES. Singapore's Smart Nation aims to address problems like mobility through smart technologies including autonomous vehicles. Screenshot from IDA Singapore video

Solar eclipse, tech shifts in business, underboob selfies | SciTech4u

Mar 24, 2015 - 5:56 PM

A rare celestial event: March 20’s solar eclipse What are the 7 tech shifts happening right now? The underboob selfie riles up Thailand s officials

Ericsson notes trends and changes from Mobile World Congress 2015

Mar 22, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Cloud technology 5G capabilities the Internet of things and devices and wearables are growing more commonplace around the world

5G TOWARDS 2020. Image from Ericsson.

7 'tech shifts' that will change the way we do business

Mar 19, 2015 - 7:48 AM

Here are key takeaways from 4 Years From Now the Mobile World Congress event for startups and investors

4FYN. Photos from Minette Navarrete.

August's Smart Lock gets better with Connect remote access

Jan 08, 2015 - 2:41 AM

The August Connect augments the abilities of the company s smart lock allowing remote access to your smart lock via August s smart lock application

AUGUST CONNECT. The August Connect augments the company's Smart Lock. Screen shot from

'Connected life' at the heart of CES electronics show

Jan 02, 2015 - 1:24 PM

The 2015 International CES will show how technology is permeating virtually all sectors of life

AT CES.  An attendee plays the DisplayPort 60 fps multi-screen gaming system at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 2014 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 08 January 2014. File Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Intel, Samsung set up Internet of Things consortium

Jul 08, 2014 - 2:41 PM

Having a framework for the Internet of Things would allow various devices to easily share data and talk to one another without conflicts

AN INTERNET OF THINGS. The Open Interconnect Consortium aims to bring its own set of standards into play for the interconnected devices we use. Screen shot from OIC website.

10 highlights: 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 11, 2014 - 10:34 AM

3D printing washing machines that can send text messages and toy drones were some of the innovations unveiled

FIRSTS. The LG Chromebase, the world's first all-in-one Chrome OS desktop, was one of the items on display at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva/Rappler