7-Eleven Earmarks 711 Million In Support For Franchisees

Philippine Seven Corporation (PSC), the exclusive licensor of 7-Eleven in the Philippines, announced their Pandemic Support Program (PSP) during the first online Franchise Town Hall Meeting in early June, and began disbursing funds on June 20.   Jose Victor Paterno, PSC President and CEO, said, “We recognized immediately that the country’s (and the world’s) battle with […]

Southeast Asian qualifiers for the World University Cyber League 2020 has begun

Tencent Sports is turning to Mineski Global for its expertise in handling world-class esports tournaments for the Southeast Asian (SEA) qualifiers stage of the World University Cyber League (WUCL) 2020 featuring Clash Royale, League of Legends, and PUBG Mobile. Schools from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam have the opportunity to send their teams to vie […]

What’s next for Acer?

As COVID-19 restrictions slowly ease, Acer Pan Asia Pacific (PAP) forecasts a growth in several territories as restriction related to the COVID-19 pandemic slowly relaxed. “Due to the pandemic, PAP performance in Q1 declined 10% year-on-year but as our factory has resumed manufacturing, we see a two-digit growth for Q2 in Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines […]

Google announces privacy updates, auto-deletes search and location histories for new accounts by default

Google has announced some privacy updates by changing default settings to automatically delete data that includes search and location histories. In a blog post on June 24, CEO of Google and its parent company, Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, said in developing their products they focus on three important principles: Keeping information safe, treating it responsibly, and […]

Fortinet fortifies position as fast-growing SD-WAN vendor

Coinciding with the staging of the Digital Edition of Accelerate 2020, Fortinet announced new innovations and continued market share momentum for its Secure SD-WAN solution. Catering to customers of all sizes, Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN offers flexibility, scalability, and security. Fortinet integrates Secure SD-WAN in its industry-leading FortiGate next-generation firewall powered by the industry’s first SD-WAN […]

Petron donates PPEs as fight against COVID-19 continues

Petron Corporation through Petron Foundation continued with its efforts to assist medical frontliners in the battle against COVID-19. With funds raised from Petron Value Card (PVC) holders and a corresponding contribution from the company, Petron was able to provide complete sets of personal protective equipment to several COVID-19 referral hospitals.  Recipients of the complete PPE […]

Google Philippines to hold Pride Conversations online event on YouTube to honor the LGBTQ+ community

As part of the concluding celebration of Pride Month, Google will hold an online event called “Pride Conversations” to create a discussion and champion some of today’s inspiring members of the Filipino LGBTQ+ community. This will be streamed live on Google Philippines YouTube channel on June 30, 2020 at 5:00PM. The speakers of the event […]

Huawei announces MateBook D14

Huawei has launched the new MateBook D14, which is targeted to a younger audience. If you use a Huawei smartphone, then you should know the new MateBook supports Huawei Share, a file-sharing feature between devices. Wang Yinfeng, President of PC and Tablet Product Line, Huawei Consumer BG, said: “For our PC products, we have stayed […]

Google Maps powers virtual Pride March

Due to COVID-19, many social activities are being turned into online events including an annual Pride March in Manila being enabled by Google Maps this year.  “Pride March From Home: United for Covid Relief” is a project led by Pride@Tech, a group of employees from tech companies and community volunteers. Their initiative for the online […]