As one of the keynote speakers at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showcases the Internet.org initiative and how the Philippines has been a successful test bed for free Internet access with its partnership with Globe Telecom. Screen shot from Mobile World Live stream.
BARCELONA, Spain — Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg keynotes this year’s Mobile World Congress with the theme “Creating What’s Next.”
Zuckerberg is joined by renowned technology journalist David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World.” Continue reading →
INNOVATIVE learning system Text2Teach was featured as one of the exemplary ICT innovations for education in the recent Asia-Pacific Ministerial Forum on ICT in Education (AMFIE) 2013 organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).
“Less than 10 projects, representing the best practices in the region, were selected to participate in the AMFIE Gallery Walk, with Text2Teach included among the selected projects. We are proud of Text2Teach and also of Globe for being the only telecommunications organization present in the forum and recognized for its involvement in the Text2Teach project,” said Fernando Esguerra, OIC, Globe Corporate Social Responsibility. Continue reading →
NEW YORK — Security experts said passwords of more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.
Some services including Twitter have responded by disabling the affected passwords. But there are several things you can do to minimize further threats —even if your account isn’t among the 2 million that were compromised. Continue reading →
LEADING technology company, Lenovo, opened its first Lenovo Exclusive Store (LES) for smartphones and tablets in the Philippines at Gaisano Mall of Davao Friday.
LES offers the company’s latest products, like its smartphones’ K series (i.e. K900 and K860), S series (i.e. S720 and S820), P series (i.e. P780 and P770), and A series (i.e. A390 and A690) as well as the Lenovo A series tablet (Lenovo A1000 and A3000). The LES will also display other Lenovo accessories.
WIRELESS service leader Smart Communications (Smart) and Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI) recently completed a series of network synergies that will further enhance coverage and capacity to benefit subscribers of both Smart and Sun Cellular in southern Philippines.
The completion of the milestone project places Mindanao at par with the rest of the country.
Network synergies involve the co-usage of infrastructure between two operators and have become a growing trend among mobile operators around the world.