The Department of Science and Technology has submitted a proposal for the establishment of a virology institute, envisioned to be the natuon’s premier research facility encompassing all areas in viruses and viral diseases in humans, plants, and animals.
Consumers are becoming hyper-aware of corporate reactions towards the crisis, quick to drop their thoughts online with one touch of a button. With such delicate conditions to consider, how can marketers ensure that they are communicating helpfully and respectfully?
Food security is becoming a problem as the country passes its 60-day lockdown mark. Farmers and fisherfolk share their stories in a Greenpeace-organized webinar as stakeholders look for possible solutions.
"If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that happen. If not, our offices will be their warm and welcoming selves, with some additional precautions, when we feel it’s safe to return."
At their recent Think Digital conference, IBM unveiled its list of Women Leaders in AI, recognizing 35 exceptional female business leaders who are using artificial intelligence to drive transformation, growth, and innovation across industries.
The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis - with tragic consequences for a lot. But it’s also been an opportunity to develop new solutions and new ways of working to thrive in this brave new world.
The Covid-19 outbreak is having a significant impact on cybersecurity. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the pandemic to lure businesses and individuals through spam campaigns, phishing emails, and the like.
Project ARK is a private sector-led initiative that aims to make massive testing possible through the use of Antibody Rapid test Kits. Its two-pronged approach includes the widespread screening of company workforces, as well as the testing of nearby barangay residents where these companies operate.
Foreign domestic workers living in Hong Kong are currently facing pressing issues such as new regulations, compromises, travel bans, and contract terminations. Not a few have been turning to digitalization as a solution to some of these concerns.
As the world shifts to the new normal of remote work, many professionals are struggling to carve out pockets of productivity in their homes. Manolo Guanzon, architect and founder of people-centered design studio HADO, shares five simple tips.
Investors include Kickstart Ventures, ABS-CBN, Gobi-Core Philippine Fund, Summit Media, and Foxmont Capital Partners. “Kumu [is] a compelling addition to the media landscape, and [they] have created a unique network which we think will dominate the media landscape in the country in the coming years.”
Nearly 200 new partner schools have signed up to the Edukasyon.ph platform in the last four weeks alone, including University of the Visayas campuses, University of Mindanao campuses and the AMA Education System—joining existing partners like Ateneo de Manila University, Mapua University and Silliman University.
To avoid a possible relapse and ensure a flattening of the curve, GoNegosyo Founder Joey Concepcion says that more than 90% of entrepreneurs, business owners, and conglomerate executives support a two-week lockdown extension of Luzon.
The DOST partners with DCTx to launch RapidPassPH, a quick verification system that aims to remove congestion, speed up vital deliveries, and protect frontliners via contact-free verification through Metro Manila’s 56 COVID-19 checkpoints.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on physical activity levels for over 30 million active Fitbit users around the globe. Data gathered from Fitbit users around the world reveals a decline in physical activity due to the coronavirus crisis.
After seeing a 300% spike in requests for their on-demand services, MyKuya is looking to partner with businesses struggling during the lockdown to help meet demand, as well as improving their partners’ cashflow, create jobs, and help their communities.
With AMA OEd’s “Learn Online Now, Pay Later” scheme, students and professionals get access to a variety of programs and short courses offered by AMA OEd without having to pay any tuition fee until April 15, 2020.
As more and more businesses flock to live-streaming to connect their communities amidst uncertainty and social distancing, platforms like KUMU have kicked into overdrive to help bridge the gaps. KUMU head of content KC Montero shares his insights.
As more and more businesses flock to live-streaming to connect their communities amidst uncertainty and social distancing, platforms like KUMU have kicked into overdrive to help bridge the gaps. KUMU head of Kumunity James Rumohr shares his insights.
IBM, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, brings supercomputers into the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic with the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
Patrick Parone and Hannah Ramos of University of the Philippines bested five other teams in the recent Go Green Philippine Finals. They will move on to represent the country in the APAC Regional Finals on April 16, 2020.
As worries around Covid-19 rise, more firms are investing in better means to ensure business continuity. Eastern Communications explains how the solutions many businesses are looking for may be in the cloud.
“Community leaders in the Philippines often tell us that some of the biggest challenges they face are a lack of access, training, and funding. We are excited to continue to invest in and support them through the Community Accelerator.”
“It’s all too often that we see ambitious, idealistic startups with compelling visions sadly ruined by an inability to keep up with rising costs of doing business. Companies like Penbrothers can save the day, and programs like the 500 Startups Global Launch make connecting with them easier than ever.”
“We started the Opportunity Fund...to widen our net and to find dynamic, investment-worthy startups within and beyond the IdeaSpace ecosystem and to earn additional revenues to support IdeaSpace in the future,” shares Meily.