Adaptability of Gen Zs to new tech outweighs brand loyalty

To catch the interest of younger customers, companies have leaned towards experimenting with new technologies according to Larry Secreto, Country Manager of Harman Philippines.  “A...

Samsung Electronics workers strike as union voice grows in South Korea

HWASEONG, South Korea - Samsung Electronics workers began a three-day strike for better pay on Monday, with their union pointing to further action should South Korea's biggest conglomerate continue...

Bitcoin slides to four-month lows on liquidation fears, ether sinks 9%

SINGAPORE - Bitcoin sank to a four-month low on Friday, breaking below technical supports as traders anticipated the dumping of long-lost tokens from a...

China’s Xi greets EU Council president ahead of EV tariffs taking effect

BEIJING - China's President Xi Jinping made a congratulatory call on Thursday to incoming European Council President Antonio Costa, Chinese state media said, a few hours before European Commission...

Australia spy agency moves intelligence data to cloud in Amazon deal

SYDNEY - Australia will move its top secret intelligence data to the cloud under a A$2 billion deal with Amazon Web Services that Defense Minister Richard...

Startup seeks more funding for ‘smart’ healthcare backpacks

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Rise Rural Philippines is tapping nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and nonprofit groups to help expand the reach of its solar-powered healthcare “smart backpacks.” “We’re...

Canvas student app now available offline

INSTRUCTURE Holdings, Inc. has launched an offline access feature for its student mobile application Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), making it accessible to learners...

How the Philippines can protect itself from a rising tide of ransomware attacks

RECENTLY, the Department of Information and Communications Technology announced that the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the Department of Science and Technology suffered cyberattacks, which were confirmed as ransomware attacks.

AI coding startup Magic seeks $1.5-billion valuation in new funding round, sources say

Magic, a US startup developing artificial-intelligence models to write software, is in talks to raise over $200 million in a funding round valuing it...

Samsung Electronics workers to strike on July 8-10, union official says

SEOUL - A workers' union at Samsung Electronics in South Korea has called a strike for July 8-10, a union official said on Tuesday, as it steps up industrial...

Amazon sidesteps carbon offset standard Bezos helped fund

Amazon has become the first company to sidestep a global standard for verifying carbon offsets that was developed by a non-profit funded largely by...

‘Roaring Kitty’ lawsuit over GameStop is withdrawn for now

NEW YORK - Investors in GameStop have for now withdrawn their lawsuit accusing Keith Gill, who is known as "Roaring Kitty" and helped spur the meme stock mania of 2021, of defrauding...