The PhiliFintech Innovation Office (PIO), under the SEC’s Corporate Governance and Finance Department (CGFD), will focus on the regulation of the use of fintech, or financial technology, in the Philippines.
Out of all other Southeast Asian consumers, Filipino respondents are the most trusting of 5G with 85 percent believing in the new wireless technology.
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A reliable source told Newsbytes.PH that former police officer Cesar Mancao has been appointed as executive director of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC).
While the country’s sports athletes are still waging their impressive campaign at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, every one of the six-member Philippine team to the recently concluded 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) each won a medal at one of the most difficult and most prestigious mathematics competitions in the world.
Huawei’s consumer business group is bringing its exclusive and discounted repair and clean-up services to Huawei users in the Philippines called Huawei Service Carnival – a campaign which is now live in ten countries across Asia and offers up to 50% off in spare parts replacement and free clean-up services.
The latest available data shows that the transition to EVs from conventional vehicles in the Philippines has been slow so far, with the DOE saying that from 2010 to 2019, only 11,950 EVs were registered — accounting for a mere 0.09 percent of registered vehicles.
The month-long tournament for Free Fire players in the Philippines has finally concluded – with team Saf Deathwish claiming the crown as this year’s champion after batting against 11 other teams in the Grand Finals stage. The team scored a total of 89 points in the overall tally, 10 points ahead of the second placer AV Ligers.
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“This a momentous event for the e-commerce industry in the country. Our country has been governed by international and foreign-owned e-commerce sites; these are the giants of the industry. It is time that this system has to be challenged.”
For the past two years, local outsourcing platform Marti has been connecting Filipino freelancers and studios with tech startups in the US, providing them with gigs via legitimate clients and rates that are 30- to 40-percent higher than those in the Philippines.
According to IDC, Chromebook shipments grew 68.6% year over year with volumes reaching 12.3 million units. The tablet segment was a bit more tempered than Chromebooks but still managed to grow 4.2% year over year with shipments totaling 40.5 million units.
After winning the Philippines’ first-ever Olympic gold medal, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz has become the most-mentioned athlete on Facebook and the third most-mentioned on Instagram across the globe over the past 24 hours.