Category Archives: Technology

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Cycling app We are here wins Globe-backed Mobile App Design for Social Good category at adobo Design Awards

In a country where traffic congestion is a perennial problem, a cycling app that aims to connect biking enthusiasts and provide bicycle-friendly neighborhoods caught the designing community’s fancy. Developed by Trisha Tobias, We are Here was chosen the winner of the Mobile App Design for Social Good category and recipient of the Lucille Tenazas Design Excellence Award at the recent adobo Design Awards.

Globe Telecom, The Mind Museum bring the wonder of science to people everywhere

Globe Telecom and The Mind Museum (TMM) have joined hands to bring the wonder of science to teachers, students, and anyone interested in learning through a mobile app which gives users access to over 250 museum exhibits anytime and anywhere via their tablets or smartphones.

UHD TV market size in APAC more than doubled in the last year : GfK

Amidst a slightly weakened TV market in the Asia Pacific region in the first three months of the year, a shining star in the form of the UHD/4K segment turned in a stellar performance. Nearly 590,000 of the most advanced and high-end TV models were sold across the 11 markets surveyed, translating to over one (12%) in every 10 TV sets.

Hong Kong continues to be the world’s most ‘connected’ population in 2016

The index shows which countries have the world’s most connected consumers, both overall and in detail across each of eleven different device types (smartphone, tablet, mobile PC, desktop PC, wearables, smart TV, TV set-top box, videogame console, e-reader, connected car and smart home), together with trends over the last five years.

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One-In-Ten Have Lost Money by Being Targeted Online

With the diversity and quantity of online financial threats increasing, recent research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has found that 48% of consumers have been targeted by scams designed to defraud and trick them into revealing sensitive and financial information for criminal gain. An alarming 11% have lost money as a result of being targeted online.

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APOS Summit gathers global key industry leaders to focus on future growth of video content creation and distribution

Asia’s premier event for media, telecoms and entertainment industry APOS (Asia Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit) recently gathered leaders from established companies and fast growing new businesses fostering discussions on the video sector and the ecosystem of creating, distributing and monetizing content.

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Manila City Government assists Globe in building #OneDigitalNation with fiber roll out in Binondo

Globe Chief Commercial Officer Albert de Larrazabal (right) and Globe Vice President for myBusiness Barbie Dapul (right) hand over a plaque of appreciation to the City of Manila represented by Administrator Ericson Alcovendaz (center) for supporting the rollout of fiber broadband technology in Binondo.

Globe Telecom board approves P22/share cash dividend

Globe Telecom said its board approved the declaration of second quarter cash dividend of P22 per share for holders of its common shares. The dividend will be paid to shareholders on record as of May 19, 2016, with payment date on June 3, 2016.

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Dangerous Online Habits: The Geography of Cyber Savviness

Kaspersky Lab has tested the cyber savviness of more than 18 thousand users worldwide to find out how they behave on the Internet and how risky their online habits are. The respondents were presented with a series of standard online situations that most users face, and a variety of answers to choose from.

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Leveraging technology to save and protect fisheries and marine resources

Over 10 percent of the world’s population depends on fisheries and agriculture for their livelihood and for many people, fish is a major source of protein in their diet. Yet, these vital resources are continuously threatened by overfishing, illegal fishing, climate change, water pollution, and other dangers to marine life.