Archive for the ‘Tech News’ Category
May 3rd, 2008
Last March 26, 2008, IBM launched a Corporate Service Corps program to help third world countries in various IT-related and socio-economic projects. Over a period of 3 years, the company will be sending about 600 of its employees to do volunteer work. Whether they will be working on ...
January 30th, 2008
Ok, did you know that in 2007 around 1.39 billion text messages were sent in the Philippines alone? Because of that, our country once again (yeah we won last year) gets bragging rights as the world's text messaging capital. The number of mobile subscribers grew a nice ...
September 28th, 2007
Migs twittered that Filipinos can now receive payments through Paypal. That led me to this blog post on PinoyMoneyTalk. Indeed, after checking it out myself, it's now possible!
August 5th, 2007
I wish I can say the same thing for my crappy MyDSL. This lucky 75-year-old lady in Sweden boasts a 40-gigabits-per-second fiber-optic connection, so far the fastest residential Internet speed recorded. Sigbritt Lothberg, hardly the web cybergeek, has her son Peter, a networking expert, and his friend Hafsteinn ...
July 12th, 2007
Great news for Filipino would-be nurses! I read that Pearson VUE, a computer-based testing provider for certification and licensure exams, will be opening up a testing center in Manila. This means that nursing graduates who aspire to work in the USA need not go to Hongkong for the ...
April 10th, 2007
Anyone else seeing a change in the Adsense homepage?
This is a BIG improvement from the old one:
January 9th, 2007
I think I just had a tech orgasm.
Touted as "a revolutionary mobile phone, a widescreen iPod, and a breakthrough Internet communications device", the Apple iPhone uses a touchscreen navigation and comes with the Safari browser, integrated Google search and maps, free Yahoo push IMAP email (a la BlackBerry), runs OSX ...
November 6th, 2006
I'm not a practicing Catholic. I don't go to church except when I'm forced to or when it's Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. So really, there's no place for me to give a righteous reaction to the current media/Internet circus surrounding Bryanboy. He's getting exactly what ...
October 16th, 2006
Marc Macalua recently wrote about Google Setting Up Shop in the Philippines. Like everyone else, I'm excited! This is major. I actually know about this already, thanks to Marc and a certain telling post at the SEO Philippines discussion group (hehe).