Ethical hackers expected to help address Philippine cybersecurity gaps

WHITE hats or ethical hackers can help create a digitally secure Philippines as their skills can address the country’s cybersecurity gaps, according to the convenors of ROOTCON, an annual hacking conference.

Tablet makers get boost from suspended face-to-face learning

TABLET manufacturers continue to benefit from the Philippines’ suspension of face-to-face classes, with the International Data Corp. (IDC) reporting an increase in their market shares in the second quarter.

Google Cloud unveils carbon footprint tracker, open satellite imagery suite

APLHABET, Inc.’s Google will tell its cloud customers the carbon emissions of their cloud usage and open satellite imagery to them for the first time for environmental analysis, as part of a push to help companies track and cut carbon budgets.

Apple’s balancing act in China gets trickier during Xi’s crackdown

IN less than a year, China has upended the world’s largest internet sphere, throwing its biggest players from Alibaba to Tencent into a tailspin with a storm of regulatory measures to loosen their stranglehold over data and content. Yet Apple, Inc., the largest of them all and an American icon, has sailed through mostly unscathed.

Automation that combines data insights and conversational AI is improving customer experience 

The customer experience journey is being enhanced nowadays through technologies that leverage data analytics and conversational automation, or the use of software robots as an extension of human customer service.

Facebook will try to ‘nudge’ teens away from harmful content

WASHINGTON — A Facebook Inc. executive said Sunday that the company would introduce new measures on its apps to prompt teens away from harmful...

Tesla’s gigafactory electrifies California-Germany culture clash

By Victoria Waldersee BERLIN, Oct 7 (Reuters) - With final approval for its German factory potentially just weeks away, Tesla's Elon Musk will make an...

Amid Facebook fracas, Australia moves to update defamation laws

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Australia is moving with new urgency to redraft its defamation laws after a court ruling that publishers...

Growth in country’s data centers seen to boost jobs, investments

THE Philippines could benefit from the growth in data centers in Southeast Asia amid the rapid digital transformation due to the pandemic, Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research said.

More businesses to use digital technologies by 2022

HUAWEI Technologies Co., Ltd. on Wednesday said 70% of enterprises will have accelerated their use of digital technologies by next year as they strive to improve customer experience and employee productivity amid the pandemic.