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KakaoTalk: Connect Better Across the Globe

Posted by: Maria on: December 11, 2014

From Korea to the world, KakaoTalk is now a major messenger app in the international market. Currently, KakaoTalk has more than 158 million registered members from 196 countries. In his speech about the evolving digital era the social media networks, US President Barack Obama mentioned KakaoTalk. In 2011, CNET chose KakaoTalk as the Number 1 […]

BlackBerry Kicks Off Global Scholars Program for Women

Posted by: Maria on: July 23, 2013

All around the women are competing head to head with male counterparts in various fields and industries. In the technology fields, however, women are under-represented. BlackBerry® is championing the next generation of women leaders in mobile computing. The BlackBerry® Scholars Program was announced in May by Alicia Keys, BlackBerry’s creative director. It is a global […]

Lazada Secures Another $100M Funding

Posted by: Maria on: June 25, 2013

Lazada, the largest online mall in Southeast Asia has just gotten bigger. $100 million was invested by Verlinvest into Lazada’s German holding company, Rocket Internet. Verlinvest is a Belgian family-owned, consumer-focused investment holding company. Other investors to Lazada’s holding company are Holtzbrinck Ventures, Kinnevik, Summit Partners and Tengelmann Group. Maximilian Bittner, CEO of LAZADA shares […]

Text2Teach To Expand in Visayas and Mindanao

Posted by: Maria on: July 11, 2011

Department of Education Undersecretary Yolanda Quijano, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Ayala Foundation Co-Vice Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Nokia Director for Community Involvement Gregory Elphinston, and Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu to expand nationwide the mobile teaching project “Text2Teach” (T2T). It targets 850 public elementary schools nationwide to be used […]

PLDT myDSL’s Wi-Fi Modem

Posted by: Maria on: February 14, 2011

The buzzing sound of the dial tone and the dialer were commonplace in households about a decade ago. It signaled that the household is getting connected to the worldwide web. Then, there was DSL that kept households connected to the web. Now, PLDT myDSL is giving you a faster, more convenient way to connect to […]

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested in London

Posted by: Maria on: December 7, 2010

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange was arrested in London today, December 8, 2010. He is ordered to remain in custody for a hearing on December 14, 2010. The hearing, however, is not about the controversial WikiLeaks. The hearing will be about his possible extradition to Sweden. He is wanted in Sweden for questioning about allegations that […]


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