Month: January 2020

PH tops SE Asia in Web threats, ranks 7th worldwide

Recent data from the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) showed nearly 4 million Internet-borne threats were detected in computers of Kaspersky users based in the Philippines who surfed the Web from October to December in 2019.

iThink | The sting of The Mamba’s passing

Kobe’s death brings a particular sting. I may not have the good fortune of having known or having been known by him personally, but as a basketball fan, he is someone I’ve watched and admired – both on and off the court.

PCC favors motorcycles as public transport, ‘multi-homing’ approach

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on Friday, January 24, officially threw its support behind the use of motorcycle (MC) taxis as a mode of public transportation and the adoption of a “multi-homing” policy to allow drivers to choose which platform to offer their services.

SEC orders 3 firms to stop online lending activities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered three firms — Peso Tree, Pesoalo, and Pinoy Cash Loan — to stop offering loans to the public through their online platforms because they lacked the necessary licenses.

TWG on motorcycle taxis sends mixed signals on pilot run

Despite getting heavily criticized by lawmakers during the Senate hearing on Monday, Jan. 20, the Technical Working Group (TWG) on motorcycle taxis appears firm on its position to terminate its pilot test and apprehend riders from motorcycle-riding apps.

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