Technology

Delay in allocation of 700 MHz band

The GSM Association (GSMA) stressed the need for Asia-Pacific countries to allocate the 700 MHz band to mobile broadband use immediately, in order to take advantage of its socio-economic benefits. It found that further delays in the use of the spectrum could result in billions of dollars worth of losses in incremental GDP growth.

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Brand Reputation Costs $200,000 to Repair

Over half (57%) of companies admit that the information security incidents they experienced in the last year had a negative impact on their reputation. The average cost incurred per incident by small and medium-sized businesses was more than $8,000, while the damage to enterprises exceeded $200,000.

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8 Ways to Shop Safely Online this Christmas and Avoid Getting ‘Grinched’

As the Christmas rush and Manila’s traffic convince more Filipinos that it is better to shop online than head to the malls, Kaspersky Lab shares eight simple tips to avoid getting suckered by online scams this holiday season.
Kaspersky Lab warns this time of the year is a prime opportunity for cyber criminals to get their Grinch on.

Q&A with Phil Harris, Head of Mobility (AMA), Check point Software

Once infected, the malware would allow anyone to remotely control the phones, take pictures, spy, record calls, intercept text messages and otherwise steal information loaded on the phones. All of these would take place without the owner’s knowledge or consent.

Globe changes Wi-Fi experience in PH; rolls out high speed Wi-Fi service in Serendra

In line with efforts to elevate the state of Philippine internet, Globe Telecom rolled out an ultra-fast Wi-Fi connection with speeds ranging from 16 Mbps up to 100 Mbps, depending on the density of foot traffic. Initially offered for free, the service is now available in Serendra, a prime property development in Bonifacio Global City.