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  • Rome airport readies for flying taxis by 2024
    by kadraneda on October 27, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    ROME — Passengers flying into Rome from 2024 onwards will be able to go airborne for their taxi ride into the city center, too, if a project between the company operating its main airport and a German startup lifts off on schedule. Startup Volocopter hopes to make Fiumicino Airport a pioneer site for the rotor-bladed, The post Rome airport readies for flying taxis by 2024 appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • HP’s Smartest Ink Tank Printer helps Filipino families, small businesses do more, save more,...
    on October 27, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    HP introduces the new line-up of innovative printers namely, HP Smart Tank 670, 720, and 750 series to help families and small business owners stay productive and creative while working and learning from home. 

  • FB still studying if terror, crime suspect list will be made public
    by tbergonia on October 27, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—Social media giant Facebook said it was studying whether to make public a global list of individuals and organizations allegedly involved in crimes and terrorism. Nawab Osman, head of Facebook’s Counter-Terrorism and Dangerous Organizations in the Asia Pacific, said the social media company has not released the list as the groups might try to The post FB still studying if terror, crime suspect list will be made public appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Filipino wins Young Inventors Award in Singapore for Iron Man-like suit
    on October 27, 2021 at 11:40 am

    The Iron Man-like suit is made to be fit for everyday use.

  • How smart homes are changing our lives in 2021
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:40 am

    Smart home technologies have long ceased to be something new or surprising. Today, the idea of smart home appliances or switches isn’t from a cyberpunk scene, but rather an actively emerging reality. 

  • Globe Business to expand data centers to serve more PH enterprises
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

    With accelerating digital adoption in the country, Globe Business is looking at expanding its data centers and capitalizing on their high growth potential to serve more enterprises in the Philippines.

  • Over 2K subscribers switched networks while keeping same mobile numbers --group
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:28 am

    Over 2,000 mobile subscribers have switched networks while keeping their mobile numbers a month after the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) was formally launched, Telecommunications Connectivity Inc. (TCI) said Wednesday.

  • Lenovo gifts shoppers with 2-month holiday shopping spree
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:20 am

    With Christmas just around the corner, the hunt for the perfect gift has begun. Now that almost everything can be bought online, the challenge is finding the right shop that can deliver your purchases safely to your doorstep and cater to all your needs. 

  • PLDT out-speeds all other PH internet providers for 4th consecutive year
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:10 am

    PLDT remains to be the undisputed fastest fixed network in the Philippines with its four-peat record at the Ookla® Speedtest Awards™. 

  • ShopeePay Partners with GHL to drive digital payments
    on October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

    ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, partners with GHL Systems Berhad, to expand digital payment acceptance in the Philippines, bringing cashless payment solutions for businesses and consumers to over 83,000 merchant points nationwide.

  • TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing
    by dlejano on October 27, 2021 at 7:00 am

    WASHINGTON — Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users — TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube — tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook’s potential harms spills over to other platforms. Video-sharing app TikTok and photo network Snapchat, in their first testimony to US senators, argued they The post TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • How to Delete Apps on iPhone Fast and Easy
    by Lili Zecevic on October 27, 2021 at 5:49 am

    Do you have apps you never use, and you need to get rid of? Do you need to clear up space in your iPhone? Then it is time to delete, offload or hide apps on your Apple device. Regardless of the iOS version your phone is currently running on, you can uninstall or delete any The post How to Delete Apps on iPhone Fast and Easy appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Smart champions creativity in BaiCon InFest 2021 on Oct 30 to 31
    by bdiaz on October 27, 2021 at 5:11 am

    Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues its commitment in nurturing and championing Filipinos’ creativity and passion for content creation by powering BaiCon InFest 2021, the biggest gathering of content creators and influencers from all around the Philippines, to be streamed on Facebook Live on October 30 and 31. BaiCon InFest 2021 is The post Smart champions creativity in BaiCon InFest 2021 on Oct 30 to 31 appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Globe maintains mobile consistency score in NCR, at par with global benchmarks
    by hniitsu on October 27, 2021 at 4:50 am

    Globe’s ramped up network builds and modernization efforts enabled it to maintain a mobile consistency score of 81.99% in the National Capital Region and 76% nationwide[1]– making it at par with global benchmarks such as T-Mobile in the United States with 84.8%; Videotron in Canada with 87.4%; Telekom in Germany with 90.1%[2] Mobile Consistency Score™ measures The post Globe maintains mobile consistency score in NCR, at par with global benchmarks appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • TikTok tells US lawmakers it does not give information to China’s gov’t
    by evalderrama on October 26, 2021 at 11:24 pm

    WASHINGTON — An executive at TikTok faced tough questions on Tuesday during the video-sharing app’s first appearance at a U.S. congressional hearing, saying it does not give information to the Chinese government and has sought to safeguard U.S. data. Senators at the hearing also voiced concerns that TikTok, owned by Beijing-based internet technology company ByteDance, The post TikTok tells US lawmakers it does not give information to China’s gov’t appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • TikTok tells US lawmakers it does not give information to China's government
    on October 26, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    An executive at social media app TikTok, owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, denied during a US congressional hearing on Tuesday that it has given information to the Chinese government and said that it has taken steps to safeguard US data.

  • Complete the heart-racing, hair-raising viewing experience of scary films with Samsung TVs
    on October 26, 2021 at 11:05 am

    Manila, Philippines – Spooky season is upon us once again. If you’re one to indulge in scary movies during Halloween, complete the thrill-experience with a Samsung TV! Packed with features to bring hair-raising scenes to life, you’ll also get a 6-month subscription to HBO GO when you purchase select TVs, so you’re sure to get the best Halloween horror scare-fest marathon.  

  • InLife leads in promoting healthy, safe workplace
    on October 26, 2021 at 10:55 am

    Insular Life (InLife), the country’s largest Filipino life insurance company, is in the forefront of promoting health and safety in the workplace. 

  • Internet-connection ready Amaia Skies Shaw: Condo living at its finest
    on October 26, 2021 at 10:40 am

    The pandemic has driven some urbanites to pull out roots and seek homes in more tranquil environs outside the city, but a great number of condo dwellers---mostly young professionals and business owners---prefer to stick right in the heart of the metro to support their mobile lifestyle. A stylish, modern condo translates into a gracious and comfortable life with every convenience within reach.

  • Solane boosts digital transformation with new web ordering platform, mobile app
    on October 26, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Local LPG brand Solane is expanding its digital transformation with the launch of its new cloud-based web ordering platform and its new Solane mobile application. 

  • Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID-19 shots to AIDS
    by dlejano on October 26, 2021 at 8:29 am

    BRASILIA — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself in social media time-out Monday after his video warning of a supposed link between Covid-19 vaccines and AIDS triggered action by Facebook and YouTube. Facebook removed the offending video, while YouTube went further, suspending the far-right leader for one week in addition to blocking the clip. “We The post Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID-19 shots to AIDS appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Website promoting health literacy launched
    on October 26, 2021 at 7:53 am

    The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday launched a website aimed at educating the public about healthier lifestyle choices and the government s COVID-19 response.  

  • Globe’s Asticom Group launches new engineering services firm to help telcos accelerate fiber...
    by hniitsu on October 26, 2021 at 7:21 am

    Asticom Technology Inc., a shared services company wholly owned by Globe, has launched a second subsidiary that aims to help telecommunications providers accelerate their fiber rollouts nationwide. Fiber Infrastructure and Network Services Inc. (FINSI) is the latest addition to the Asticom Group. The company operates with a license from the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board and The post Globe’s Asticom Group launches new engineering services firm to help telcos accelerate fiber […]

  • Globe Business, Unilever collaborate to give students access to free data for online learning
    by vcatibog on October 26, 2021 at 7:19 am

    With schools across the country preparing to welcome students back for another year of distance learning, reliable access to data is crucial to ensure the continuity of every students’ digital learning. To help provide relief to distance learners struggling with connectivity, Globe Business and Unilever forged a partnership that will give hundreds of thousands of The post Globe Business, Unilever collaborate to give students access to free data for online learning appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • vivo’s Spooktacular Super Sale at Shopee Super Brand Day is coming this October 24 to 26
    by bdiaz on October 26, 2021 at 3:30 am

    It’s the season of trick or treating but vivo ensures that the brand is always treating, never tricking. And to make good on that promise, one of the leading global smartphone brands, will be holding its Super Brand Day on Shopee from October 24 to 26, bringing with it only amazing deals. So if you’re The post vivo’s Spooktacular Super Sale at Shopee Super Brand Day is coming this October 24 to 26 appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Best Apple Watch Apps to Get
    by Lili Zecevic on October 25, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    What are some of the best Apple Watch apps right now? The Apple Watch is a device that most are familiar with. Recently though, it seemed as though the apple watch series had lost its sparkle. However, with the arrival of the watch OS6, things seemed to have changed drastically in Apple watches. It brought The post Best Apple Watch Apps to Get appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally – documents
    by kadraneda on October 25, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents viewed by Reuters. For over a decade, Facebook has The post Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally – documents appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • World struggles to curb damage as greenhouse gas levels hit record
    by kadraneda on October 25, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    GENEVA/GLASGOW — Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is “way off track” on capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday, showing the task facing climate talks in Glasgow aimed at averting dangerous levels of warming. A report by the U.N. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) showed carbon dioxide levels The post World struggles to curb damage as greenhouse gas levels hit record appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Microsoft says Russian group has targeted hundreds of US networks
    by kadraneda on October 25, 2021 at 11:19 am

    WASHINGTON — The Russian-based agency behind last year’s massive SolarWinds cyber attack has targeted hundreds more companies and organizations in its latest wave of attacks on U.S.-based computer systems, Microsoft said in a blog post. Microsoft, in its post dated October 24, said Nobelium’s latest wave targeted “resellers and other technology service providers” of cloud The post Microsoft says Russian group has targeted hundreds of US networks appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Australian regulator ‘concerned’ about Facebook’s approach to media law
    by evalderrama on October 25, 2021 at 3:59 am

    SYDNEY — The Australian regulator behind a law forcing large internet platforms to negotiate licensing deals with media outlets said on Monday he was “concerned” about Facebook Inc’s cooperation, seven months after the rule took effect. Under the News Media Bargaining Code, the social media giant and Alphabet Inc’s Google must negotiate with news outlets The post Australian regulator ‘concerned’ about Facebook’s approach to media law appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • US targeting Feb 2022 to launch new lunar program Artemis
    by kadraneda on October 22, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    Washington, United States — NASA said Friday it is now targeting February 2022 for the uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1, the first step in America’s plan to return humans to the Moon later this decade. The space agency had initially wanted to launch the test flight by the end of this year, with astronauts on the The post US targeting Feb 2022 to launch new lunar program Artemis appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Children with mild COVID-19 may not develop antibodies; Oral vaccine booster shows promise in...
    on October 22, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    Children who contract a mild case of COVID-19 may not develop antibodies to the virus afterward, a study from Australia suggests.A COVID-19 booster vaccine that can be given by mouth to people who already have antibodies from vaccination or prior infection has yielded promising results in monkeys and is likely to be tested soon in humans, according to the company developing it.

  • Globe, Curvalux bag WBA award for bridging connectivity gap in hard-to-reach areas
    by vcatibog on October 22, 2021 at 10:41 am

    Globe and Curvalux won the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Best Wi-Fi for Social Impact award for helping bring high-speed internet connectivity in hard-to-reach areas, especially in communities where electricity is unreliable or non-existent.  The award recognizes and celebrates innovative Wi-Fi network-based services that have been deployed on a trial or commercial basis in at least The post Globe, Curvalux bag WBA award for bridging connectivity gap in hard-to-reach areas appeared first […]

  • realme expands TechLife ecosystem with launch of the realme Pad, other smart living devices
    by vcatibog on October 22, 2021 at 5:57 am

    The year 2021 is exceptionally a strong year for realme, the No. 1 smartphone brand in the country as of Q2 2021,  as it fully embarked on a mission to provide Filipino consumers with smart digital devices through its TechLife philosophy that aims to elevate the lifestyle of young Filipinos to make them live more The post realme expands TechLife ecosystem with launch of the realme Pad, other smart living devices appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Cities: Skylines Review – Flawed But Fascinating
    by Lili Zecevic on October 22, 2021 at 3:53 am

    Cities: Skylines is a management sim and city building game, and it was developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. This city-building game features a wide area for players to build in and offers support for custom content. Cities: Skylines Ultimate Review Keep reading to get the full scope of our Cities: Skylines The post Cities: Skylines Review – Flawed But Fascinating appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Leaked: A 60x Zoom and all-new Helio G96 mean a complete overhaul for TECNO Mobile’s new CAMON 18...
    by vcatibog on October 21, 2021 at 4:16 am

    We recently got our hands on some photos of the latest CAMON model from TECNO Mobile, which is rumored to be coming out in early November in the Philippines. There aren’t many details available about the new phone yet, but the tri-camera set-up and classy chrome-inspired colours have us wanting for more. The key feature The post Leaked: A 60x Zoom and all-new Helio G96 mean a complete overhaul for TECNO Mobile’s new CAMON 18 series appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • The Best Scary Roblox Games to Play Right Now
    by Lili Zecevic on October 21, 2021 at 2:15 am

    Games on Roblox are typically adorable and colorful games, but things can get deeply terrifying in some games. If you love horror and are looking for a bit more than the regular Roblox, this list of the best scary Roblox games to play was made just for you. Why You Should Play Roblox Games Roblox The post The Best Scary Roblox Games to Play Right Now appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Trump announces plans to launch new social network TRUTH Social
    on October 21, 2021 at 2:10 am

    Former US president Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch his own social network, in the latest push to reclaim his internet dominance after he was banned from Twitter and Facebook in the wake of the violent Capitol insurrection.

  • Next level mobile photography within reach with vivo X70 co-engineered with ZEISS
    by vcatibog on October 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    People have long been fascinated with photography as it freezes a special moment in time that evokes feelings and memories which is why people have also been looking for that smartphone that allows them to take the best images. Enter the vivo X70 , the device that lets users master the Xceptional with its amazing The post Next level mobile photography within reach with vivo X70 co-engineered with ZEISS appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Changing Facebook’s name will not deter lawmaker or regulatory scrutiny, experts say
    by ggaviola on October 20, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Renaming Facebook Inc is unlikely to enable the tech giant to distance itself from regulatory and public scrutiny around the potential harms caused by its social media apps, marketing and branding experts told Reuters. Tech publication The Verge reported on Tuesday that the California-based firm is planning to change its corporate branding to reflect that The post Changing Facebook’s name will not deter lawmaker or regulatory scrutiny, experts say appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Enter the Zuckerverse? Social media churns with new names for Facebook
    by ggaviola on October 20, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Zuckerverse. Timesuck. Faceplant. They’re just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. The company refused to comment on rumor or speculation, of course, but the Twitterati had no problem. The debate careered from sensible to screwball to strange. “Meta” was The post Enter the Zuckerverse? Social media churns with new names for Facebook appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • New name for Facebook? Critics cry smoke and mirrors
    by mfrialde on October 20, 2021 at 7:45 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook critics pounced Wednesday on a report the leading social network plans to rename itself, arguing it may be seeking to distract from recent scandals and controversy. The report from website The Verge, which Facebook refused to confirm, said the embattled company was aiming to show its ambition to be more than The post New name for Facebook? Critics cry smoke and mirrors appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • UK fines Facebook over £50 million for Giphy takeover breach
    by kadraneda on October 20, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    London, United Kingdom — Britain’s competition watchdog said Wednesday it had fined social network giant Facebook over £50 million for a “deliberate” failure to supply information linked to its takeover of animated graphics startup Giphy. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the fine totaling £50.5 million ($69.5 million, 60 million euros) was imposed for The post UK fines Facebook over £50 million for Giphy takeover breach appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Smart 5G is nearly twice the speed of competitor, according to Ookla® report
    by bdiaz on October 20, 2021 at 7:45 am

    Philippine 5G pioneer and leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) remains the country’s fastest 5G network in the previous quarter with a median download speed that is “nearly twice as fast”  as its competitor, according to the latest report by Ookla, the global leader in broadband network intelligence. In its Speedtest Global Index Market and Analyses covering Q3 2021, The post Smart 5G is nearly twice the speed of competitor, according to Ookla® report appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Facebook plans to change its name, says The Verge
    on October 20, 2021 at 5:47 am

    Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

  • TECNO Mobile launches its new #StopAtNothing campaign
    by vcatibog on October 20, 2021 at 4:00 am

    Premium smartphone and AIoT devices brand, TECNO Mobile, is focused on becoming the most admired stylish smartphone brand among the passionate young-at-heart consumers in emerging markets across the globe. With this ambition underpinning its strategy, TECNO has launched a new brand communication campaign of #StopAtNothing, championing progressive consumers that are “young at heart”. All consumers The post TECNO Mobile launches its new #StopAtNothing campaign appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Facebook plans to change its name–The Verge
    by dlejano on October 20, 2021 at 3:47 am

    Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about the name change at the company’s annual The post Facebook plans to change its name–The Verge appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • GTA 6 Release Date – Everything to Know
    by Lili Zecevic on October 20, 2021 at 3:26 am

    There have been loads of speculations about the coming of GTA 6 (Grand Theft Auto VI), even though the game developers – Rockstar Games have not made any official statement concerning its release. However, GTA 6 is an inevitable release, seeing as its predecessor –GTA 5 is one of the highest-bought, and most played PS5 The post GTA 6 Release Date – Everything to Know appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Click to Pray 2.0 - Vatican app gets up close and personal with God
    on October 19, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    The Vatican on Tuesday rolled out its latest "Click to Pray" app, offering a personal planner among new functions for what it hopes will be an improved digital "praying experience" in a fast-paced world.

  • PH internet speeds for mobile pick up, for broadband dip a bit in September – Ookla
    by dagacer on October 19, 2021 at 9:50 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ internet speed for mobile improved yet again in September although it slightly slowed down for broadband during the same period, the latest Ookla Speedtest Global Index has shown. According to the international internet speed monitor, the Philippines’ mobile internet speed registered a 3.73 percent increase last month at 35.03 megabits The post PH internet speeds for mobile pick up, for broadband dip a bit in September – Ookla appeared first on […]

  • Here are the prices of Apple s new MacBook Pro laptops powered by new chips
    on October 19, 2021 at 9:10 am

    Apple proved its place in the tech race as it launched 2 new MacBook Pro models.

  • TECNO Mobile introduces new brand slogan ‘Stop at Nothing’
    by vcatibog on October 19, 2021 at 7:13 am

    Premium smartphone brand, TECNO Mobile, recently launched its new brand slogan, Stop At Nothing, along with a brand video and a brand campaign hashtagged #StopAtNothing, which pays tribute to all those who continue to push forward, against all odds. #StopAtNothing represents TECNO’s recognition of human progress and people’s pursuit for purpose, potential and excellence. #StopAtNothing The post TECNO Mobile introduces new brand slogan ‘Stop at Nothing’ appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Facebook shifting to virtual reality version of internet
    by besguerra on October 18, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    PARIS—Facebook on Monday announced plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union (EU) to build the “metaverse,” a virtual reality version of the internet that the tech giant sees as the future. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been a leading voice in Silicon Valley hype around the idea of the metaverse, which would blur The post Facebook shifting to virtual reality version of internet appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Apple unveils two new MacBooks, AirPods and a $5 music streaming service
    on October 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Apple Inc on Monday launched two new MacBook Pro models powered by new in-house Apple Silicon chips as well as a new generation of its AirPods wireless earbuds and a $5-per-month music subscription service.

  • Experience iPhone 13 on PH’s fastest 5G network with Smart Signature Plans for P2,699 per month
    by hniitsu on October 18, 2021 at 7:03 am

    [October 15, 2021] Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) will offer the innovative and elegant iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 mini with Signature Plans for a worry-free postpaid experience on the country’s fastest 5G network. Redesigned inside and out, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro The post Experience iPhone 13 on PH’s fastest 5G network with Smart Signature Plans for P2,699 per month appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Globe’s internet speed zooms more than 50% in one year amid massive network investments
    by vcatibog on October 18, 2021 at 4:22 am

    Globe’s steady investments in network upgrade and infrastructure development continue to bear fruit as it consistently delivers enhanced overall customer data through faster internet speed.  Based on Speedtest Intelligence® Q3 2021 data by Ookla®the global leader in broadband and network intelligence, Globe mobile’s median download speed across all technologies zoomed by 60% compared to Q3 The post Globe’s internet speed zooms more than 50% in one year amid massive network investments […]

  • 4 common cybersecurity threats to watch out for
    by hniitsu on October 18, 2021 at 3:50 am

    The shift to the digital realm has opened opportunities for enhanced, seamless communication and collaboration for businesses implementing remote work. However, this has also given rise to a variety of cyberattacks, particularly for those working from home. With all these threats, cybercrime can alarmingly cost the world $10.5 trillion every year by 2025. Thus, staying The post 4 common cybersecurity threats to watch out for appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • A people-platform designed for the future of work
    by vcatibog on October 18, 2021 at 3:29 am

    Digitalizing processes in Human Resources has been vital for companies from various industries in recent years. And it has become even more so for organizations embracing what most call “the future of work”. Sprout Solutions has gone beyond automating manual processes for payroll and timekeeping by introducing innovative products to boost a company’s growth. Among The post A people-platform designed for the future of work appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • DOH launches Lusog-Isip app to make mental health care accessible to Filipinos
    by bdiaz on October 18, 2021 at 3:16 am

    The Philippine WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health conducted in the early part of 2020 showed that at least 3.6 million Filipinos suffer from one kind of mental, neurological, and substance use disorder. As part of the National Mental Health Awareness Week celebration, the Department of Health in collaboration with USAID RenewHealth launched “Lusog-Isip”, the The post DOH launches Lusog-Isip app to make mental health care accessible to Filipinos appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’
    by dlejano on October 18, 2021 at 2:45 am

    Facebook Inc plans to hire 10,000 in the European Union over the next five years, the social media giant said on Monday, to help build the so-called metaverse – a nascent online world where people exist and communicate in shared virtual spaces. This would be a significant step the company is taking towards the concept, The post Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’ appeared first on Inquirer Technology.

  • Facebook to change rules on attacking public figures on its platforms
    on October 13, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    Facebook Inc will now count activists and journalists as "involuntary" public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety chief said in an interview this week.

  • Apple likely to slash iPhone 13 production due to chip crunch - report
    on October 12, 2021 at 8:49 pm

    Apple Inc is expected to cut down production of the iPhone 13 series by as many as 10 million units due to the global chip shortage, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Instagram testing feature to notify users of outage or issue inside app
    on October 11, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Monday it is testing a feature to notify users of outages or technical issues directly on the photo-sharing app, days after two outages disrupted the social media giant's services.

  • Privacy commission warns public vs smishing
    on October 9, 2021 at 6:29 am

    The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Saturday warned the public against “smishing” or a type of phishing through text messages.

  • Facebook back online, apologizes for service interruption second time in a week
    on October 8, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    Facebook Inc. has reported an outage a second time within a week as social media apps became inaccessible or have slowed down.