Funding, Philippines, Startup

mClinica receives undisclosed amount of investment, to further connect pharmaceutical companies to pharmacies in Southeast Asia

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Singapore-based mClinica recently announced that they’ve secured its first round of funding from a group of investor that includes Philippine-based Kickstart, 500 Startups and IMJ Investment Partners of Japan. The capital will be used to expand mClinica’s presence in the Southeast Asian region, starting with Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. The amount of investment was not disclosed. Read more…

Gadget, Mobile, Philippines, Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Now Official in the Philippines

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In a media event held in Sofitel, Samsung Philippines officially launch the Galaxy Note 4 in the Philippines. Read more…

Government Tech, Philippines, Website

COMELEC launches iRehistro Portal, an online application form for Voters Registration

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Commission of Election (COMELEC) just launched the iRehistro portal, which is an online application form for new and old voters. In a report by GMA News, the goal of the iRehistro portal is to ease the registration and validation process. Read more…

Apple, Operating System

I finally downloaded iOS 8.1

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I finally downloaded and installed the iOS 8.1! Yes, it took me 4 days before I tap on that “Download and install” button. Apple released the iOS 8.1 last Monday, but I got the notification early Tuesday. I usually download an iOS update as soon it became available, however with all the issues and problem that the iOS 8.0.1 caused, so I decided to wait and see how the new update will affect old idevices owners.

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Hacking, Online Security

AMA website attacked by TrollSec Philippines

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AMA Computer University, considered as one of the best IT Universities in the Philippines was hacked and now on a leakage state by a group calling themselves TrollSec – Philippines. Read more…

Government Tech, Philippines, Startup

MMDA’s Stand on the use of Uber and other Ride sharing App

Here’s Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) stand on the use of Uber and other taxi book/ridesharing app.  The press release says it all.

App, Government Tech, Philippines, Startup

LTFRB is now targetting Uber Drivers

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It looks like the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will start apprehending Uber drivers, since they’re also considered as “colorum”. Read more…

Event, Gadget

Huawei Philippines to host ICT Carnival 2014

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, will be holding the Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014 on October 28 to 31, 2014. This ICT roadshow with the theme “Pave the Future a Better Way” will present local partners and customers with the latest enterprise solutions and services from Huawei Philippines.
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Tech Culture, Video

Hendo Hoverboard is the world’s first REAL hoverboard

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Forget the Iron Man suit, someone has finally cracked the code to create a real and working hoverboard. Yes the same kind of hoverboard that Marty McFly rode in the movie “Back to the Future II”. The company Hendo Hover and it’s Founder, Arx Pax is currently running a kickstarter campaign to raise funds to produce the hoverboards. Read more…

Gadget, Microsoft

Nokia Lumia Phone will be rebranded as “Microsoft Lumia”

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After acquiring Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion then renaming it to “Microsoft Mobile”, it’s just a matter of time before the software giant drops that name “Nokia” altogether, and it looks like Microsoft is ready to officially drop the Nokia moniker from it’s Lumia smartphones and will now be branded as “Microsoft Lumia”. Read more…