Tumblr founder leaving Yahoo-owned blogging platform

Agence France-Presse via Manila Bulletin;

Tumblr founder and chief David Karp on Monday announced he is leaving the nearly 11-year-old blogging platform — with his departure coming in the wake of Verizon buying parent-company Yahoo.

Karp said that he will leave by the end of this year and chief operating officer Jeff D’Onofrio will take his place at the helm of Tumblr.

Not a good sign.. for a platform known for hosting tons of porn GIF!

Voyager headlines PH’s biggest digital conference of 2017

Manila Bulletin;

Voyager Innovations, the digital innovations arm of PLDT and Smart, will headline this year’s DigiCon 2017, the country’s largest gathering of movers and shakers in the digital industry organized annually by the Internet and Mobile Marketers Association of the Philippines (IMMAP).

During the 3-day conference from October 11 to 13, delegates will get to experience Voyager’s transformative digital platforms, and glean relevant insights from various speakers representing Voyager’s various business units.

2Go mulls e-commerce venture with SM Group

James A. Loyola, writing for Manila Bulletin;

Logistics 2Go Group, Inc., which has recently been taken over by Chelsea Logistics Corporation and the SM Group, is studying its possible entry into the e-commerce business on top of servicing the needs of its clients in the same industry.

This will be an interesting venture to say the least!