The roadmap updates the strategic growth plan for the Philippine information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry since its Road Map 2016 was first published in 2010.
The software and IT outsourcing sector is right on its targeted growth trajectory, with the industry closer to reaching $1.5 billion in export revenues by 2014.
Called the “IBM Blue Gene”, the supercomputer will be housed at the University of the Philippines under the DOST’s supervision. It will be the fastest, most powerful single computer infrastructure in the Philippines.
In a press statement, AES Watch expressed “grave concerns” over the presence of Albert Castro Rico, a Spanish Smartmatic official, at the command center of the PPCRV at the Pope Pius Center in UN Avenue, Manila.
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IT’S A CLOUD WORLD. NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson (left) on stage with Qualcomm chief information officer Norm Fjeldheim during the second day of the SuiteWorld conference at the San Jose Convention Center in California. The cloud-based provider reported record revenues for the first quarter of 2013.
IBM’s business process outsourcing unit, Global Process Services (GPS), will set up a facility in Naga City that will help expand the company’s capabilities in delivering business process solutions to varied industry clients across the globe.
Its mass market brand TM gained close to 1.4 million subscribers, almost three times the level in the same period last year and almost twice the level in the previous quarter.
During 2012, IT budget decision makers remained highly cautious overall, but supply chain investments kept their priority status and moved forward.
Hosted on a free Web hosting site, it prompted users for Facebook login credentials, calling the video a “social plugin”. The phishing page contained an image of a fake YouTube video of Rita Ora in the background.
Ionut Budisteanu of Romania was awarded first place for using artificial intelligence to create a viable model for a low-cost, self-driving car at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Arizona.
Smart Communications and IdeaSpace Foundation are encouraging developers to hack their way into Silicon Valley by joining the Philippine leg of the AngelHack Spring Global Challenge, which is said to be the world’s largest coding marathon to date.
The Social Security System (SSS) posted a record 601,936 transactions via its mobile phone-based facility called “Text-SSS” in 2012, reflecting a jump of 106 percent from its total of 291,600 in 2011.
Instead of using bulky TV cameras backed by conventional transmission equipment, broadcast reporters, and social media “mobile journalists” used smartphones powered by LTE service.
Asus says the Fonepad is for people who value both the voice capabilities of a smartphone and a tablet’s screen size, but prefer the convenience of carrying just one device.
The step-by-step instructional class will take students through the basic concepts and best practices of Android development. The full course can be accessed, complete with machine exercises, for a fee of $4.99 (P205.00).
Assault Fire is a First-Person Shooter game from Chinese developer Tencent Games, which boasts of next-gen 3D graphics, new and intense game modes like Mech and Mutant Matches.
Just as the Internet changed the economics of information and business models several years back, a new shift is occurring as the social networking phenomena shifts into global business.