Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The Social Dilemma: Mental conditioning behind social media

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American filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, who produced the Emmy Award-winning documentary Chasing Ice (2012) and Chasing Coral (2017), has another thought-provoking documentary to date. Premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and Netflix...

Crimes go digital amid COVID-19 pandemic

Crimes have become more prevalent on the Internet and other digital channels as physical crimes declined amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Joint Task Force COVID Shield reported that the Philippines recorded a...

Clear and present danger? State-owned Chinese firms now deeply involved in PH telecom industry

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) recently certified a list of 23 independent tower companies (ITCs), three of which are state-owned Chinese firms. While the move seems to be an...

Change.org petition eyes to stop DITO Telecommunity from entering PH telecom industry

A certain Patricia Talanay filed an online petition on Change.org addressed to the House of Representatives and other decision-makers in the Philippines that bars the entry of DITO Telecommunity to the...

China dominates cyberspace: Why Philippines should be careful?

Journalist Val A. Villanueva cited that China's most potent weapon is its capability to spy on its neighbors using cyberspace. "Based on past forays of China in other countries' telecommunications industry, its...

House bill gives way for China to 100% own DITO Telecommunity

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House Bill No. 78 can give way to China Telecom to become the third major telco in the guise of DITO Telecommunity. Approved by the House of Representatives on March 10, the...

Internet can save the economy amid COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a huge economic loss caused by the quarantine measures that affected different sectors. While pandemics are no longer new, it has been a very long time since...

Beware of scam ML account sales online

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As the 5v5 MOBA mobile game, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, garnering attraction as a past-time activity amid the COVID-19 pandemic when most Filipinos are stuck at home, more gamers are bound...

Gov’t must use existing laws and Duterte’s extra powers to improve Internet in PH

All sectors, spanning from business to education sectors, move toward digital transformation. With the Philippines growing more digitally-driven, the country cannot wait for the COVID-19 pandemic to cease to reactivate the...

ABS-CBN shutdown may affect Internet stability in PH

“Mula sa tahanan ng ABS-CBN dito sa Pilipinas, magandang gabi, bayan.” This signature greeting by ABS-CBN's lead male anchor Noli de Castro in TV Patrol heard aired not in televisions at 6:00...

Partial implementation of national ID system can help poor sectors

The Covid-19 pandemic affected the Philippines in a devastating way as possible, prompting financial aids to unfortunate Filipinos all the while having setback in economic growth. The PHP 200 billion fund...

The harmful rise of cremation with more covid-19 deaths

The continuous spread of Covid-19 goes inescapable for individuals to get infected that may potentially be another mark among the number of fatalities recorded. The following deaths come the cremation, which...

National ID delay reflects gov’t incompetence amid pandemic

Former Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, who has in-charge of the Philippine Identification System ID (PhilSys), was kicked out of his position last week by President Duterte due to the delays...

Idemia, winner of the national ID system project, has serious security issues

Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate raised his concern on the security and identity company Idemia which the Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte picked to implement the national identification...

Gov’t dependent on private sectors’ support against pandemic

While the private sector have been providing tireless provisional support alongside the government in combating the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, this seemed to be an overburden for the former, indicating an...

How 5G works and the present risk involved for Dito Telecom

Mobile wireless systems had recently became world's sought after with its mobility and ever-growing evolution of connectivity. With the 4G becoming a thing of the past, this fifth-generation mobile network emerges...
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DSWD to test ReliefAgad mobile application

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will test the ReliefAgad mobile application. The app can facilitate the registration and distribution of the second...

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