Monday, September 27, 2021
Shopee top 5th YouGov

Shopee ranks 5th in YouGov’s Most Recommended Brands for 2021

Leading e-commerce platform Shopee is among the most recommended brands in the Philippines this year. According to market research firm YouGov, Shopee ranks 5th Most Recommended Brands 2021 List. Last year,...
Globe 4G LTE

Globe 4G LTE network expands in Batangas, 11 other provinces

Globe customers will now have better access to the new standard mobile network as it finally achieves upgrading several sites in the last six months. As a result, Globe 4G LTE...

BSP directs Lyka to halt operations as OPS

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) ordered Lyka to halt its operations as an Operator of Payment System (OPS) and urged to register first as one. This is because the social...

Smart features GigaPay with PayMaya in GigaLife App

Smart is now featuring an easier way to buy load or data promos in GigaLife App, GigaPay. GigaPay allows Smart subscribers to purchase their load or subscribe to data promos using PayMaya...
Komo app features Generate Bank Certificate

Generate Bank Certificate feature now available in Komo app

EastWest Bank's Komo launched its Generate Bank Certificate feature on the app. The feature is user-friendly, where users can generate a bank certificate directly from the app. This makes it more convenient...
Patrick Pulvermueller

Singapore’s Acronis appoints Patrick Pulvermueller as new CEO 

Patrick Pulvermueller, software and hosting industry veteran, succeeded Serguei Beloussov as a CEO of Acronis from being the President of the Partner Business in GoDaddy.  "I am excited to join the Acronis...
Bakuna Benefits

Smart, RestoPH offer promos for vaccinated foodies via Bakuna Benefits program

Took the vaccine shot yet? Smart Communication partnered with RestoPH to launch a Bakuna Benefits program, which offers discounts and freebies for foodies who got their anti-COVID jab! The Bakuna Benefits Promo...
ECPay, 7-Eleven loan options from PSBank

PSBank customers can pay loans via ECPay, 7-Eleven

PSBank partnered with ECPay that allows customers to pay their loans through ECPay and 7-Eleven.  These loan options include Auto Loan, Home Loan, Flexi Personal Loan, and Business Loan. This means users...
Zoom buys Kites

Zoom buys Kites to offer real-time language translation for video calls

With the aim to break down language barriers, Zoom announced to offer real-time translation for video calls through buying Kites. German startup, Kites is developing AI-powered software to automatically translate other languages...
PayMaya digital bank

PayMaya gets USD167 million for digital bank expansion

Voyager Innovations announced that it raised USD167 million (PHP8.1 billion) for PayMaya's digital bank expansion to offer more financial services in the Philippines. Existing shareholders PLDT Inc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co....
PayMaya Claim Anywhere service

You can now collect funds via Smart Padala with PayMaya’s Claim Anywhere service

PayMaya added Claim Anywhere service for users to send remittances or collect funds at any of the over 40,000 Smart Padala agents nationwide. Senders only need the recipient's mobile number to send...

Tonik to start charging PHP 25 fee for select cash-in transactions by July 5

Starting July 5, digital bank platform Tonik announced a fee of PHP25 for top-up or cash-in transactions via debit card, GCash, and 7/11 channels. Tonik explained that said transactions cost them about...

McLaren Racing partners with Tezos to build NFT fan experience platform

British motor racing team McLaren Racing partnered with cutting-edge blockchain Tezos to be part of its Official Blockchain Partner across Formula 1, INDYCAR, and Esports. McLaren will use the energy-efficient and upgradeable...

Lighthouse Canton establishes venture capital, private equity capability

Singapore-based wealth and asset management firm Lighthouse Canton announced establishing a capability to help better serve this growing market. This is in response to address investors' challenges with their portfolios to...
Gorilla Mobile

Telco startup Gorilla Mobile launches in Singapore, to also expand in the Philippines

Gorilla Mobile launched in Singapore, a next-gen telco that will spearhead a new approach to mobile communications. The startup will offer a full suite of innovative digital solutions catered for today’s professionals,...

Xendit makes payment simple for individual sellers, entrepreneurs

Fintech solutions Xendit brings a world-class platform for individual business owners in the Philippines to settle payments quickly and securely. Xendit's platform handles payments for the sellers, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on...
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What Internet connection service is right for you?

The Philippines' Internet connectivity is significantly improving, according to a recent report by Ookla Speedtest. Getting the right Internet service provider (ISP), however, is also...