The online shopping site of Globe Telecom became a collateral damage of a new hacking war that has exploded between the Philippines and Malaysia on Sunday, March 3.
In the latest annual ranking of the top 100 global outsourcing destinations by ICT advisory firm Tholons, Manila claimed the No 3 slot, following Indian cities Bangalore and Mumbai.
After years of anticipation, Internet giant Google formally opened on Jan 23 its Philippine subsidiary – its fifth office in South-East Asia after Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
Two members of the House of Representative in the Philippines urged telecommunication companies to lower their broadband service rates so more Filipinos can have Internet access at their homes to help them in their information needs for education, business, and other personal uses.
The Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) said it will intensify its efforts to promote locally created software products in the global arena in 2013 through its Product Development Special Interest Group (PD/SIG).
The Philippines Government, through the Information and Communications Technology Office of Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ICTO), is set to introduce a new ICT flagship program that is focused on a few vital industries.
The Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) has welcomed US President Barack Obama’s re-election amid speculation that his victory may resurrect talks on the passage of anti-outsourcing legislation in the US Senate.
IBM has announced it is making a “significant investment” to establish a “Level 2” software customer support center in the Philippines in the fourth quarter of 2012 to support increasing demand for social business solutions globally.
The Philippines Supreme Court, in an en banc session on Oct 9, voted unanimously to issue a temporary restraining order against the newly-enacted controversial Cybercrime Law.
A fresh wave of downsizing at large US financial holding companies is expected to benefit Manila’s booming business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.