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Adopt, adapt, become adept—rising up to disruptive tech

UPS’ Chris Buono on how to future-proof your firm.

Four tips for keeping safe online as a career freelancer

Cybersecurity insights from Kaspersky Lab.

Seven ways businesses are cloud-powering their workflows

Cloud tech is now becoming vital to any modern firm. Here’s how.

Fintech lender First Circle to expand, boost financial literacy nationwide

Online lending firm First Circle to boost lending across nation, region.

How (and why) entrepreneurs should cash in on the coconut craze

Pure poison? Potential profit? Insights from the World Coconut Congress.

Gone phishing: The latest in cybercrime, and how to beat it

Kaspersky Lab on the latest cybersecurity threats, and how to beat them.
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Meet the Roaming Mantis, the world’s most pervasive smartphone malware threat

Kaspersky Labs explains how users can fight malware menace.

Cloud computing: Here’s how to get on board, and get ahead

AWS head explains why you need to learn cloud computing

How can the business leaders of tomorrow, save the planet today

Highlights from the National Sustainability Summit for Millennials and Gen Zs

Local data science firm among top 10 BI solution providers

Cobena ranked top ten in region for big data analytic services.

35-year-old unknown creates the world’s most valuable startup

How Zhang Yiming succeeded where Google could not.

Facebook just had a giant security breach. No, you don’t need...

Kaspersky advises not to panic following Facebook breach.

EDSA III: The case against surge pricing

Transpo industry deserves better than surge price scheme, MiCab’s Ybanez argues

Five startups to power your small enterprise

Highlights from IBPAP’s latest batch of biztech startups.

How coworking spaces can help you and your business thrive

Spaces, Regus head explains benefits of flexible work spaces

Five ways to boost your online food business

Cloud platform GoDaddy suggests ways to digitize your food biz.

Six ways you can help combat school-age malnutrition

Local NGO network connects health advocates with communities.

Why should human rights advocates be building on the Blockchain?

Applying blockchain tech to upholding human rights.

Filipino talents need to start livestreaming. Here’s why.

The future livestreaming platform Kumu wants to build.

The three obstacles business operators face when going digital

Dino Velasco explains how to grow online with UnionBank GlobalLinker.

Four signs you need to get your startup on the Blockchain

IBM’s Marie Wieck explains what makes businesses thrive on the ledger.

From the Front Page: Business picks up for factories in August

PMI rises following second quarter slowdown.

Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain is reinventing global businesses

Lift the crypto-veil and understand what Blockchain can do for you.

From tellers to coffee shops — how new tech is changing...

IBM expert weighs in on banking’s new tech and new competitors.

Filipinos fintechs need to get creative to be competitive

Need inspiration? Here are three ASEAN fintech companies to get you thinking.

Five things you need to know about securing your data

Industry experts explain how to build a personal data strategy.

Should your restaurant start offering delivery?

As the digital era continues to take over Filipino life, more opportunities are becoming available to food brands looking to get their menu offerings into the hands (and mouths) of hungry customers all over the metro.

Free co-working space dedicated to IoT opens in Ortigas

Clearly, the line between the real and virtual worlds gets blurrier as technology grows at an exponential rate.

Today’s online marketplaces might just be tomorrow’s banks, expert says

Platform companies and online marketplaces are the biggest competition faced by banks today, an industry expert from IBM said. If they plan on surviving, players need to look beyond banking to keep profits afloat.

Building your wardrobe with a bit of digital magic

The magic of StyleGenie.

Habi Footwear: Weaving a way out of poverty

The founders of Habi Footwear are laying down the foundation for Filipinos to fight poverty with fashion.

E-Vest, a mobile platform for crowdfunding renewable energy

Two college students will be going head-to-head with 12 other teams from around the Asia-Pacific region to find out whose tech solution is best positioned to help solve the global energy crisis.

Why you should learn cloud computing, according to Amazon

An IT background is not required.

Google to hold Asia-wide pitch competition for startups

Selected startups will receive an all-expense-paid trip to China!

Did Sun Life just create a Tinder for financial advice?

Except you get financial rewards—not a string of regrettable dates.

Is formal education still relevant in the age of disruption?

In a world where the most celebrated innovators are college drop-outs, should we still invest in education?

She was called ‘hija’ in the boardroom. Now she handles 40...

Why "adults" should temper their condescension towards millennials.

Taxi drivers: the forgotten demographic

Taxi drivers do not get the same public support as TNVS drivers.

New co-working space to connect startups to ‘Fortune 500’ companies

It's also super Instagrammable

Behind Jollibee’s heart-warming viral videos is data

For McCann Philippines, creativity's "perfect pair" is actually data.

Looking to buy property? Kylie Verzosa’s startup can help you.

PropertyAccess.co aims to digitize local transactions in buying and selling properties by connecting consumers with agents through a website.

Ideas are not enough to build a sustainable business

There's a secret sauce for success that few founders know of.

After blockchain, Pacquiao invests in tech startup

The boxing superstar-turned-legislator recently led the seed funding of a local car rental platform.

Five other startups that are solving Manila’s traffic

It's not just Uber and Grab.

An online platform for social enterprises? Oui, oui.

If you want to start a social enterprise but don’t know where to start, MakeSense has got you covered.

Is this ‘academy’ purveying male self-confidence or rape culture?

Products range from a P470-worth “Smooth Seduction” E-book to a 10-day intensive training with a price tag of P48,000.

A conglomerate just acquired ChatbotPH amid the anticipated rise of AI

It’s better to be prepared after all.

Winners of Globe ProjectEd shot short films on their mobile phones

Senior high students from all over the Philippines submitted short films shot using their mobile phones.

CONTEST ALERT: BPI Sinag is looking for social enterprises

As much as P100,000 is at stake!

Teaching the poor social entrepreneurship so they can be employers

A social entrep school for the poor exists, and big companies are cashing in.

Would you pay 700% more to rent in Maginhawa? This couple...

Is it worth transferring from Lilac to Maginhawa?

Inside QBO’s social network app for startups and investors

The mobile app aims to connect startup founders and budding technopreneurs with mentors, investors, and partners.

Something old, something new, something… sponsored?

Billy Crawford clarified that his alleged prenup photos with Coleen Garcia were from a “tourism shoot.” However, the concept of sponsored weddings isn’t new.

EducationUSA will host its third US university fair

Explore the educational opportunities in the Land of the Free.

Finalists of Pioneer Insurance and Team Manila’s Graphic Shirt contest

College students design shirts on kindness.

Crisis management lessons from the Cats of BGC catastrophe

Shangri‑La at the Fort faced social media backlash for its treatment of BGC cats. It’s something we all can learn from.

Baguio was named a UNESCO creative city. Where are the millennials?

The summer capital is now part of 180‑member UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The exhibition that celebrates it is devoid of young ones.

When the CCP encouraged taking selfies

During the Pasinaya 2018, the Cultural Center of the Philippines was packed with millennials and their selfie sticks.

MSMEs may soon get Google‑verified easier with the help of DTI

The tech giant is in the initial phase of partnering with the department to validate local businesses that register on Google My Business.

Competition alert: Help the United Nations attain its Sustainable Development Goals

The Merit360 Philippines is a two‑week program this April open to Filipino youth.

Hacks for future food business bosses

Ready to be a food business boss? You might want to wait.

Spicy, explosive, chicken‑y world domination for Tetsuo

For the millennial owners of Tetsuo, the lack of a culinary background can be remedied by a punch of marketing knowhow.

COMPETITION ALERT: Got a novel idea to improve financial literacy in...

At stake are grant funding worth ₱100,000 from Sun Life Foundation, crowdfunding support from The Spark Project, and a chance to develop their initiatives in a Social Impact Bootcamp by The Spark Project.

Millennial‑run crowdfunding platform brings ‘bayanihan’ to entreps

The Spark Project has raised 5.8 million from some 2,678 backers for 63 projects of creative entrepreneurs and freelancers.

Rappler’s uphill battle as a tech startup

More than a test case for press freedom, Rappler’s fight to challenge SEC’s decision and continue its operation can be seen as an uphill battle of a struggling tech startup.

A co‑working space especially for ‘designpreneurs’ in New Manila

Paperwork PH is a co‑working space for interior designers and architects.

COMPETITION ALERT: IdeaSpace mounts competition for tech startups

Aside from equity‑free cash worth ₱500,000, winners will also receive office space, communications software, legal documentation, and mentorship from executives of First Pacific Co. Ltd. and Asian Institute of Management, among other prices.

Buzz cuts paired with custom designer coffee? The modern barbershop, according...

Filipino startup BaseUp created a booking platform for the beauty and wellness industry, which provides business insights and customer relationship management support.

TJ Manotoc’s new YouTube channel tackles mental health

You Will Be Alright, the name of both the FB page and YouTube channel, is dedicated to a fellow patient who had bipolar disorder.

How this food business won the heart of ‘u‑belt’ students

From a mere kiosk to a growing food business set to launch its first branch in a mall.

The craft of selling crafts

Acclaimed artists share tips on how to turn a profit from their work.

Got a short film idea? Here’s how you can enter the...

The Philippine independent film festival is accepting entries for the August 2018 run.

The drama behind Diet Diva

Founder Kakki Teodoro talks about the theatrics of running a diet delivery service.

The best moments in the startup scene in 2017

The year carried new milestones for the country’s startup community.

A paw‑mazing social enterprise

The world's Communitails was founded by dog lovers who believe in the healing power of the human‑animal bond.

Aside from first dibs, what did the first 50 iPhone X...

A ₱64,000 phone and a whole lotta VIP treatment.

This e‑Learning startup aims to be the Uber of edtech industry

Bizcool promises to teach the ropes of entrepreneurship in a “less academic and more practical” way.

How big data can benefit retailers according to Adobomall and Kris...

This new e‑commerce platform provides big data to its partner retailers.

Google sees next billion users from ‘emerging countries’ like Philippines amid...

With the growing number of Filipinos using internet through mobile devices, Google said its next billion users may emerge from the Philippines.

Fancy a scholarship in France? Check this out

The French Embassy just launched a scholarship program for Filipinos. Here are the details.

How the new Datally app will help you manage your mobile...

It will also let you know nearby wi‑fi networks.