With its eyes set on selling models that can be used as public utility vehicles (PUVs), Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. has partnered with the city governments of Pasay and Sta. Rosa in Laguna for the Toyota Community Shuttle (TCS) – a free transportation service, which will be delivered via digital interface.
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary Ivan John Uy said the Philippines is host to more than 1,100 startups, 60 incubators and accelerators, 50 venture capitalists, and more than 200 co-working spaces who are now actively collaborating.
The 2023 Asia Scam Report released at the 1st Anti-Scam Asia Summit in Taipei revealed that the shopping scam rate in the Philippines reached 35.9 percent -- the highest among 11 Asian countries surveyed.
The winners of this year's SLINGSHOT x Venture Pilipinas Pitch Competition, held as part of the Opening Celebrations of the Philippine Startup Week (PHSW) 2023, were announced on Nov. 20 at the Makati Diamond Residences.
Tech titan IBM has announced that it is launching a $500-million venture fund to invest in a range of AI companies -- from early-stage to hyper-growth startups -- focused on accelerating generative AI technology and research for the enterprise.
Sen. Grace Poe, the budget sponsor of the DICT, said instead of granting the agency a P300-million confidential fund, the amount of P280 million was put in a line item budget “so that it’s easier for us to be able to monitor it.”
Huawei Philippines, in collaboration with PLDT-Smart Foundation and the Presidential Communications Office (PCO), is boosting efforts in bridging the education gap in underserved communities and schools in the country with the “School-in-a-Bag” initiative.