Company, Philippines, Startup

ZipMatch, will Help you find your Dream Home

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If you’re looking for a place to own or rent, the only that you have is to either go “condo-hopping” or contact a real estate agent, which more often than not will just give a limited number of properties to choose from. So if you want to know what other properties that are available out there, then you may want to checkout ZipMatch. Read more…

Event, Philippines, Startup

“Geeks on a Plane”, Lands in the Philippines to scout Local Startups

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The Philippine Startup Ecosystem is at its infancy and barely off the ground, but that did not stop Dave McClure, Founding Partner of 500 Startups, and more than 30 Silicon Valley investors and executives to scout selected startups for a possible investment opportunities in the Philippines, one of the many activities of the Manila leg of “Geeks on a Plane” (GOAP). Read more…

Government Tech, Philippines

House Bill 4602 Filled, To make eMail a valid mode of notice for Corporate Meetings

Securities and Exchange Commission LogoHere’s an interesting law that was filled recently, interesting in a sense it may not be for all of us but for those who are working in the corporate world and the like.

Authored by Isabela representative Giorgidi Aggabao, the House Bill 4602 (HB4602) aims to make email a valid communication tool and notice of meetings to stockholders, members, board of directors and trustees of the corporation.

If approved, the bill will amend the 3 decade old law known as “Corporation Code of the Philippines,” or to be more specific, the Section 50 and 53 of Batas Pambansa Bilang 68. Read more…

Business, News, Philippines

Zendesk opens Manila Office, for Support, Sales and Pre-sales

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Cloud-based customer service platform provider, Zendesk just opened their office in Manila and plans to make Philippines as their Asian regional hub. Read more…

Gaming, Video

Vide: Angry Birds Transformers Comic-Con Trailer

Rovio and Hasbro just released a video trailer of what appears to be the latest transformation of Angry Birds, the Angry Birds Transformers.

From the name itself, its Angry Birds with a Transformers theme, the game play will of course be different from the video and just like the other movie-themed version of Angry Birds; Rio, Star Wars and Star Wars 2, it will surely feature a number of recognizable playable characters, which will be the biggest attraction of the game. Read more…

Tech Culture, Video

Video: Technology Behind the latest DreamWorks Animation Feature – How to Train Your Dragon 2

Here’s an interesting video (embedded above), about the new technology that DreamWorks is using to create their latest animation feature “How to Train Your Dragon 2″.

In the video, Director Dean DeBlois and Head of Character Animation Simon Otto showcase DreamWorks Animation’s groundbreaking new technology Apollo and how it help the studio create one of the best animate movie of the year. Read more…

Automotive, Philippines, Startup

Carmudi Philippines, your Online Classfied Ads for Vehicles

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Carmudi Philippines, the online market place for vehicles and motorcycles was launched in the Philippines last January 2014. It offers a wide range of cars from luxury brand like Mercedes and BMW, to Hyundai, Ford and Toyota. You may even find a number of trucks and jeeps being sold on the site. Read more…

Automotive, Government Tech, Opinion, Philippines

Philippine “Lemon Law”, why is it only for 1 year?

Hyundai Assembly Line in South Korea

Hyundai Assembly Line in South Korea

After writing this article, I tried checking what are warranty coverage of the different car manufacturer/dealer in the Philippines and so far I found out that Toyota and Nissan offers 3 years warranty, while Hyundai, Kia, and Ford** offers up to 5 years warranty. Read more…

Automotive, Government Tech, Philippines

President Aquino signed Senate Bill 2211 a.k.a. “the Lemon Law”, will take effect by July 30

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Announced last month, the Senate Bill 2211 a.k.a. “the Lemon Law” is now a signed law and will take effect on July 30, 2014. The Philippine version of “the Lemon Law” aims “to protect consumers in the sale of motor vehicles against sales and trade practices that are deceptive, unfair or otherwise inimical to the consumers and the public interest.Read more…

App, Automotive, Philippines, Startup

Carmudi’s Android App Now Official in the Philippines and 15 other Countries

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The Carmudi portal was launched earlier this year, and after more than 5 months, the Carmudi Android app is now officially and available to 16 countries, including the Philippines. Read more…