AI is key to unlocking future corporate and economic competitiveness according to Lenovo The aggressive adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by businesses in Asia continues to grow. Just last year, Frost & Sullivan predicted that the continent will soon overtake U.S. in the use of AI in the workplace. In 2016, Asia posted total AI investments close to the $200 billion mark. Paving the way for this continued acceleration is Lenovo, the leading global technology brand. Earlier this year, Lenovo announced that it would invest $1.2 billion in AI, big data and IoT research and development over the next four years, reinforcing the (more…)
Small and medium-sized companies are at the forefront of the country’s economic development, bringing in fresh and disruptive solutions to consumers and their enterprise counterparts. But while these emerging companies see a promising future in the Philippine market, the proliferation of cyber threats impedes their sustainable growth. Latest available data shows that 98 percent of businesses in the country are working their way up to compete with more established companies. However, security breaches have become their barriers for growth, with 74 percent of small organizations reported to have been breached in 2015 alone, according to the UK Government Security Breach (more…)
Business technology is rapidly evolving and companies are compelled to undergo a “digital transformation” to keep up with competition. It is such a boardroom priority today that according to the latest Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide from the International Data Corporation (IDC), global spending on digital transformation technologies and solutions will reach $2.0 trillion in 2020. ePLDT, the industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions for enterprises in the country, believes that due to the increasing focus on going digital, many companies will find that outsourcing their IT infrastructure & operations is a sound and strategic decision. IT outsourcing is an option where an external (more…)
The World’s First 8GB RAM Tango and Daydream-powered Smartphone is landed in the Philippines. Manila, Philippines (June 24, 2017) — After being the star of the show for various tech conventions and events across the world since the start of the year, ASUS Philippines finally launched today its latest smartphone – the much-awaited and game-changing Zenfone AR. Symbolizing a new dawn for mobile and smartphone technology, the Zenfone AR is actually the world’s first 5.7-inch smartphone that is Google Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready, allowing users to experience both mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. Tango is a set (more…)
Cyber security Deal. IPC and Continent8 Technologies team up to provide world-class cyber security to Philippine enterprises amid the growing and evolving cyber threats today. Companies worldwide are suffering from massive revenue loss due to cyber attacks. According to research firm Juniper Research, the global cost of cybercrime will reach up to $2.1 trillion in 2019 amid rapid digitization in consumer and enterprise transactions. In its bid to further strengthen its suite of web security solutions, IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), the country’s pioneer DDoS Mitigation service provider, is partnering with Continent 8 Technologies, a global ICT firm (more…)
MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos have always loved sharing television time with friends and loved ones. And with the advent of internet-enabled television sets – also known as smart TVs – people today have better and more varied entertainment options than ever before. Skyworth Digital Holdings Limited (Skyworth), a leading manufacturer of LCD and LED TVs, and Japanese consumer electronics firm Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) up the ante in the Smart TV market space with their line of UHD smart TVs – the Android TV series. Android-powered TVs. Thanks to both firms, rich, cutting edge viewing is made even more accessible. (more…)
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