Category Archives: Business

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Retention Marketing: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

Nowadays, several businesses highlight the need for retention marketing or client base maintenance. The customer can no longer be regarded as an interchangeable faceless commodity.

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Tech company pledges bitcoin donation to build youth home

A tech company in Eugene has pledged to donate $2 million to construct a facility for homeless teenagers in western Oregon, but the gift will be made in bitcoin.

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Total Cryptocurrency market Cap continues to surge

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has increased to $200 billion in November from the $40 billion at the beginning of 2017. The rapid growth in the cryptocurrency market value is due to the surges in the price of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.

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Bitcoin price rally continues as a new split approaches

Bitcoin price jumped on Wednesday after the developers called off the upcoming hard fork. The world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a fresh record high of $7,848.31 on Wednesday, according to industry website CoinDesk. The controversial software upgrade called SegWit2x, which would have split bitcoin in two, is expected to take effect in mid-November.

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Fortinet Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017.

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Sprout Solutions underlines the benefits of HR and payroll automation for business

The recent ‘State of HR in the Philippines’ report published by Sprout Solutions ranked the major pain points Filipino HR (human resource) practitioners face. Garnering the most votes from a thousand participants are recruitment (56.90%), timekeeping (40.30%), and payroll (38.90%).

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Edler Panlilio promoted Managing Director for SAP Philippines

SAP SE today announced the appointment of Edler Panlilio as the Managing Director for SAP Philippines, Inc. In this new role, Edler will be responsible for leading and driving business growth and operations in the Philippines, building on the 22-year establishment of SAP in the country. He will report directly to Claus Andresen, President and Managing Director of SAP Southeast Asia.

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Appier Announces Series C Investment Round

Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced that it has secured Series C investment of USD$33 million from SoftBank Group Corp., LINE Corporation, NAVER Corporation, Singapore-based EDBI and Hong Kong-based AMTD Group. This brings the total amount of investment in the company to over USD$82 million.

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SAP, Accenture Collaborate to Nurture Next Generation of IT Talent in PH

SAP SE, in collaboration with Accenture, announced a new next-generation program that aims to provide mentorship and skills development for future IT talent in the Philippines.

By: Ryan Poggi,
Country Managing Director, SAP Philippines

Have Asia’s SMEs got talent?

What do “Asia’s Got Talent”, “Asian Idol”, and “The Voice” all have in common? …The ability to attract amazing talent who participate in these competitions to kick start their careers.