IBM and DepEd Promotes Better Learning Opportunities with IBM Young Explorer Devices

IBM Philippines and the Department of Education (DepEd) recently collaborated to promote better learning opportunities for children in underprivileged schools and academic institutions from Pasay (10) and Batangas (7). IBM donated a total of 31 IBM Young Explorer stations that includes teacher training, valued at approximately $77,000.00 USD. These are computer housed in brightly colored,…

Party with Allphones and Alcatel at Microtel Palawan!

The ongoing Palawan leg of the Allphones Summer Fun Caravan will end with an exciting all-night beach party event at the Emerald Playa Beach and Nature Park in Palawan — right at the white sand shores of Emerald Beach. Celebrate the best of summer with Allphones now by getting your Fun Passports at an Allphones store…

“Selfie for Biodiversity” Photo Contest Launched

An online photo contest dubbed “Protecting the Reservoir of Life, Selfie for Biodiversity” was launched recently by the DENR- Biodiversity Management Bureau (formerly PAWB) as part of this year’s celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD) on May 22. The contest, which is also being held in cooperation with the Manila Bulletin’s Picture Perfect…

Viber Releases New Design For iPhone and Comes To Blackberry 10 For The First Time

Viber, the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announced recently the release of its redesigned iPhone app that is designed for iOS 7, bringing multiple enhancements to iPhone users. The company has simultaneously released a new mobile app for BlackBerry 10, bringing Viber to BlackBerry’s latest OS with many of the most…

PGC Launches Bioinformatics Facility Braced with IBM Blue Gene/P Supercomputer

The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) of the University of the Philippines officially opened (April 14) its Core Facility for Bioinformatics (CFB) to provide local scientists and researchers a suite of services for genome-scale data generation and analysis. The bioinformatics unit aptly complements the next generation sequencing services being offered by the Center’s DNA Sequencing Core…

Kaspersky Lab To Extend Support For Microsoft Windows XP In Corporate and Consumer Products

Kaspersky Lab, a leading secure content and threat management solutions developer, would like to assure its customers that although Microsoft ended its support for the Windows XP SP3 operating system last April 8, 2014, the company’s security solutions will continue to protect these systems beyond the Microsoft cut-off date, in accordance with Kaspersky Lab’s scheduled product…