I recently asked a 16 year-old what the Internet of Things (IoT) meant to him, and he said “IoT means being able to text your toaster!” While IoT may seem relegated to the realm of automated lightbulbs and door locks, the truth is that more businesses are realizing an interconnected system of devices can really unlock true business value. The change is most evident on the factory floor.
Dubbed“Kambabid-babid” a Maranao term for “intertwining” or “Kapit-bisig” – the essence of neighbors reaching out to each other in trying times—civil society from Mindanao, Luzon and Visayas, composed mainly of peace and human rights organizations, conducted a solidarity and peace mission in Marawi City from June 20-21 to express empathy and listen to the untold stories of affected communities and evacuees displaced by the continuing armed conflict between government armed forces and combined elements of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups.
Online car platform Carmudi Philippines has renewed its partnerships with the Car Awards Group Inc. (CAGI) for the 2017 Car of the Year Philippines (COTY-P) and Truck of the Year Philippines (TOTY-P) awards.
Credit insurance provider Atradius has announced the launch of its new digital platform called Atrium, an innovative tool which provides customers and distribution partners with real-time data to better understand buyers, credit limits, and how much risk a company poses. The platform is designed to drastically improve the user experience, including time efficiency for policy administration. Operations that used to take 15 minutes now only takes three minutes to complete. With this important strategic customer tool Atradius once again proves to be on the forefront of digitalization.
Mr. Jose Marie L. Sy, as public and court records show, had a delinquent housing loan and defaulted credit card obligations with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Upon his default in his obligations with the Bank, BPI foreclosed against the Real Estate Mortgage he executed to secure his loan and filed a Sum of Money case for his credit card obligations.
A study by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reported that most of the more than 10,000 residents of both Sta. Lourdes and Tagburos, Puerto Princesa suffer from mercury poisoning. The report states that residents have been exposed to this toxic chemical primarily through three modes: the 3-hectare pit lake (formerly an open pit mercury mining area), the city’s sanitary
landfill (built over a mined out area) and the Tagburos River which leads to Honda Bay.
The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization, named Nita Bhalla of Thomson Reuters Foundation the Journalist of the Year at the SOPA 2017 Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday evening for her reporting on human trafficking and slavery in South Asia.
Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) 11.0, version for SAP BW/4HANA. The application improves mission-critical business processes including planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation and reporting, all in one unified solution. Thus, it supports more strategic decision making through accelerated insight to action and serves as a basis for finance transformation and innovation. This announcement was made at SAPinsider Financials being held June 14–17 in Amsterdam.
Avnet Inc. Honored with Three Awards from Micron Technology for Best-in-Class Technical and Business Performance
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has been recognized for its outstanding technical and business performance at the Micron Technology Awards. Avnet Asia Pacific picked up the 2016 Most Valuable Player and Best Demand Creation awards, while Avnet Taiwan won Best Field Application Engineers Service 2016.
Sarah Hyland’s time on “Modern Family” remains secure as the series recently snagged a two-season renewal from ABC for Season 9 and 10. But this summer, viewers will be able to catch Hyland in a different series as she landed…