It’s limited, but hey, it’s a start. Looks like J. Angelo’s PayPal for the Philippines movement is seeing fruition. Filipinos can now purchase wares on the Internet via PayPal but is limited to only $100 unless a credit card is verified. However, receiving funds is still impossible which most of us are really after. But… Continue reading Paypal Now Includes the Philippines
Google Adsense emailed its publishers with a ton of cool improvements to its service. Most notably: AdSense for search results on your site Search results are now served on your site via IFRAME. This means your visitors don’t have to veer away from your page every time they search.
I ran into an amusing article published in the Inquirer a while ago called “Tech-savvy movers and shakers” written by Gabriel Mercado. It tells us how some entrepreneurs are utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for their business operations.
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?
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?
Wabletâ€™s going to rock web IM, according to Marshall Kirkpatrick, after he road-tests Wablet. His review was nothing short of an endorsement which makes me feel good because it is for the most part a product of Filipino innovation. Yet if you course through the article you’ll see how some of the commenters shrug it… Continue reading Wablet and Filipinos Crunched
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:
With Windows Live Writer recently recently, it’s only natural that I should try it on my blog. Does it work? If you see this, most probably.
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