What’s in a Name?

Forget the Capulets and Montagues, the Hatfields and the McCoys. It’s all about Diddy versus Diddy. Sean “Diddy” Combs was sued by another Diddy in the UK for “causing confusion” and unfair competition. Music producer Richard “Diddy” Dearlove wants Combs to stop using the “Diddy” moniker as it allegedly caused some Puerto Rican teenagers to… Continue reading What’s in a Name?

Who is this Guy Kidding?

Just like my post less than two months ago about the whole Paul Bowers fiasco, here comes another similar incident involving Gail Dela Cruz, a Filipino web designer whose web template was stolen by a creep named Al Sembrano. Here’s a summary. Sembrano hires Dela Cruz to design a book cover and website for him… Continue reading Who is this Guy Kidding?

Isulong Seoph Update

It’s September!! In a few weeks, we will know who the winner is of the Isulong Seoph contest! I’m still surprised to see my ex-entry IsulongSeoph.ws somewhere in the third page, haha. I’ve been a bad sponsor though. I haven’t been paying attention to what’s been happening in the contest for months! But it’s only… Continue reading Isulong Seoph Update

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Wablet Looks Cool!

Is Mike Abundo Wablet’s official spin doctor? If so, he’s doing a great job at it. Techcrunch’s Marshall Kirkpatrick should be demo-ing it anytime now. Jeez, I hope I can get a chance to test it. Here’s a screenshot of the client login window:

Meebo, Wablet, Friendster MoBS

So I was just talking about the mysterious Filipino Web 2.0 undertaking Wablet and how it will give Meebo a run for its money (well, not really). Now comes Friendster MoBS, another web-based instant messaging platform that bears a frightening resemblance to Meebo’s GUI. Except that in MoBS, your only contacts are your friends in… Continue reading Meebo, Wablet, Friendster MoBS

PayPal for the Philippines

J. Angelo Racoma’s PayPal initiative now has a website. I still strongly share J. Angelo’s sentiments that having PayPal here in the Philippines will spur growth in the web development and technology sector of the Philippines. We’ve got the talent, but no decent payment system in sight. How cruel is that? With the new website… Continue reading PayPal for the Philippines