Of the 60 bills and resolutions referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology in the 18th Congress, only three congratulatory resolutions were adopted. All the 53 bills remain pending at committee level, according to Bagong Henerasyon representative Bernadette Herrera.
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A social development organization has offered suggestions to improve the proposed Internet Transactions Act (ITA), which it said is not equipped adequately to address the problems of the local e-commerce industry.
The Philippines marked another scientific milestone on Sunday, February 21, at exactly 1:36 in the morning, as the country’s second cube satellite (CubeSat) Maya-2 was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the S.S. Katherine Johnson Cynus spacecraft.
In what is believed to be the first case of a local firm found violating the data privacy law, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has recommended the criminal prosecution of Fynamics Lending Inc., the operator of the PondoPeso online lending application that was the subject of numerous data privacy complaints.
Non-profit group Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) has released a new report on the mobile lending issue, which has been lingering in the last couple of years due allegations of debt-shaming and other forms of harassment.
Addressing news stories of its reported partnership with SpaceX, listed broadband provider Converge ICT said on Monday, Feb. 15, that is still “very premature” to discuss a deal to become the local partner for the US aerospace firm’s Starlink satellite broadband project.
Fiber broadband provider Converge ICT will make a formal announcement on Monday, Feb. 15, on the reported deal it has struck to become the local partner of SpaceX for its ambitious Starlink satellite broadband project.
The DICT said it will also provide desktop computer packages to the LGUs and schools in the Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi (BASULTA) area.