Riot Games Launcher

Riot Games to have its game launcher this year

Riot Games announced it would be launching its new game launcher in the future.  According to Riot Games, the company wants to create a client that delivers the "best playing experience" and...
social media influencers tax

BIR eyes 250 social media influencers for tax

After its public warning, BIR announced it would investigate its first list of social media influencers for tax compliance.  "We will do the investigation so that they would pay the necessary corresponding...
Tonik Quick Loan

Tonik launches Quick Loan in the Philippines

Philippines digital-based neobank, Tonik, announced the launch of Quick Loan, which delves into underserved consumer lending markets. Existing bank account and credit history are not necessary to benefit from this service. Instead,...
AI Watson Assistant

IBM adds AI, automation features to Watson Assistant, transforms businesses’ customer service

IBM launched new AI and automation capabilities in IBM Watson Assistant, further improving its abilities to make customer service experience development easier for businesses across any channel.  The newly-enhanced virtual assistant covers...
Globe 5G Australia Indonesia

Globe globalizes its 5G coverage with Australia, Indonesia

Leading telco Globe spreads its global 5G roaming footprint by making the service available in Australia and Indonesia. Globe 5G service in Australia via Vodafone begun by September 15, whereas services had...

Experts: Growing talent pool, regional cooperation, public-private partnership critical in cyber capacity building

Kaspersky presented "The 3rd Online Policy Forum" last September 14, 2021. It heavily discussed the cyber resources and expertise gap of Asia Pacific (APAC) countries amidst rapid digitalization. The forum highlights...
Vesta Filipino online shoppers

Vesta: Filipino online shoppers value safety and security above all else

Vesta recently published a survey that reveals that safety and security are a top concern among Filipino online shoppers. But, on the other hand, shoppers also see the hassle of multiple...
Kaspersky RDP attacks

Kaspersky logs nearly 5M RDP attacks vs WFH computers in PH

From its H1 report on Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), Kaspersky revealed that there are a total of 4,877,645 attempted brute-force attacks against WFH users of Kaspersky solutions in the Philippines. Kaspersky recorded...
GCash OFWs

GCash honors OFWs with new financial solutions via GoLearn

In supporting overseas Filipino workers this pandemic, GCash seeks to discuss and educate about financial literacy through its multi-wide educational platform, Globe GoLearn.  Through Globe GoLearn Program, GCash has lined up lessons...
Smart GigaPlay

Smart subscribers can watch and stream free content via GigaPlay app

Smart recently launched GigaPlay for subscribers to watch free and exclusive content on mobile! GigaPlay app lets mobile users watch exclusive live sports and music events and stream videos anytime, anywhere nationwide....
Rythm bot

YouTube forces shutting Rythm bot down in Discord after Groovy bot

YouTube announced it would also be putting Discord's most popular in-app music streaming service, Rythm bot, offline. This is after Youtube directed the developers to switch off Groovy bot in Discord...
Ford Ranger

Ford teases next-generation Ranger launching in 2022

Ford recently released the first official glimpse of its next-gen Ranger pickup! The Ford Ranger consistently follows through with the superior off-road credentials and its dynamic driving DNA, making it the most...
WhatsApp chat history encryption

WhatsApp to rollout end-to-end encryption for chat history

WhatsApp intends to better secure users' backup messages or chat history, the biggest loophole since its previous encryption rollout on private messages, with the rollout of end-to-end encryption (E2EE). Previously, WhatsApp launched...
Epic Games Store Sheltered

Epic Games Store frees Nioh: The Complete Edition, Sheltered for a limited time only!

Epic Games Store is featuring Nioh: The Complete Edition and Sheltered for this week's free listing. Nioh: The Complete Edition puts players in a world of samurai in the perspective of a...
Spotify Enhance

Spotify recommends songs for you with Enhance

Don't trust a friend's music list? Spotify just launched a way for listeners to get recommendations automatically. With Spotify Enhance, the app now offers Premium users up to 30 suggestions in...
Tinder Explore

In-app social network Explore feature available in Tinder

Tinder releases a way to interact and engage with your potential interest in the app called Explore. Tinder Explore is an in-app hub for users to navigate other profiles of interest and...