Posts Tagged: Philippines


Spotify

Spotify launches officially in the Philippines, teams up with local telco for promo

The music streaming service has secured a partnership with Globe, a local telco, to provide its subscribers access to Spotify through Globe...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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PH startup ecosystem

What you need to know before building a startup in the Philippines

Like other countries in Southeast Asia, the Philippines’ startup ecosystem is in a growth stage. Tech in Asia earlier revealed how the cou...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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LivingSocial quits Southeast Asia with $18.5 million sale of regional business to iBuy Group

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s flash sales business shopping spree continued its onwards march as iBuy Group (A...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 1:33 pm
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Broken sea cables cause web speed woes in Philippines – and the misery isn’t going to end soon

Even more people than usual in the Philippines are bemoaning their woeful internet speeds right now. Philippine telco company PLDT, which is...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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Spotify

Hungry for music in the Philippines? Here are 6 streaming services to soothe your soul

Filipinos love to listen to both local and international music. But as technology evolves, streaming services have become a popular way to h...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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OMG! Buzzfeed heads East, wants Asia to look at more cat pictures

Buzzfeed, a viral news site well known for its lists of cutesy animal pics, celebrity faux pas, and one beefy playboy millionaire (NSFW), no...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 5:04 pm
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Philippines Cybercrime Law - who does it really protect?

Philippines Cybercrime Law: who does it really protect?

It’s been over a month since the Philippines Supreme Court signed the Cybercrime Prevention Act into law. For many people who feel that th...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 2:23 pm
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OLX-Sulit

Philippines’ classified ads site Sulit rebrands to OLX

Philippine classified ads leader Sulit officially announced today that it has rebranded to OLX, moving from the Sulit.com.ph URL to OLX.ph. ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 10:04 am
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6 interesting startups from Echelon’s Philippines satellite

The Echelon 2014 Philippines Satellite event took place this weekend at Meridian International College in Taguig City where it showcased 11 ...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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As undersea internet cables get repaired, web speeds in Asia mostly back to normal

Internet users in Asia were suffering sluggish speeds following breaks in two sea cables of the Asia Pacific Cable Network (APCN) that were ...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Still using cash? Here are 3 ways you can pay using smartphones in the Philippines

Filipinos’ love for shopping led to the rise of social commerce in the Philippines. Apart from the huge ecommerce sites, many individuals ...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Fashion estore’s Kickstarter campaign aims to save a dying Philippine handicraft

Fashion ecommerce site AVA launched a campaign on popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to bring a Philippine traditional handwoven fabr...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 9:05 pm
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gmgc southeast asia mobile gaming panel

5 things you need to know about Southeast Asia’s mobile game industry

At the Global Mobile Game Congress in Beijing earlier this week, I was invited to moderate a panel on a subject I admittedly was not an expe...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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PH startup ecosystem

World Startup Wiki shines a light on fledgling startup ecosystem in the Philippines

For any individual who wants to build a startup or invest in a specific country, it’s fundamental to have the best knowledge and the right...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Philippine telco launches iOS app for fledgling music streaming service

Philippine telco Smart now has an iPhone app to go with its music streaming service. Called Spinnr, it allows users to download or stream mu...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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4 property marketplaces to watch out for in the Philippines

Since 2013, continuous growth in the Philippines’ property sector has been recognized by different institutions such as the World Bank and...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 10:07 am
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Can’t get the perfect angle for your selfies? Worry not, the selfie stick is here

This month we noted that Asia is a selfie hotspot with the Philippines and Malaysia leading the race. This social media trend is now evolvin...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 4:34 pm
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You can now call cell phones and landlines using Line, but only on Android

The latest update to Japan’s top social messaging app Line comes with a Viber- and Skype-like voice call feature (hat-tip to @WhatT...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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