Posts Tagged: Philippines


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Philippine senator calls citizens to rally against the Cybercrime Law’s online libel

Online libel was deemed constitutional this week in the Philippines when the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, more commonly known as the C...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 8:21 pm
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Dado Banatao: education can boost the Philippines’ tech startup ecosystem

There’s a lot to be done to improve the Philippine tech startup scene, and educating the youth is a good place to start. This is what Dado...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Philippines’ Cybercrime Law now in effect, punishing online libel is constitutional

The Philippines’ Supreme Court today ruled on the CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2012, or RA 10175, and the constitutionality of most of its...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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From gamers to podcasters to major events, this company banks on the growth of live-streaming

Streaming live video to Twitch, UStream, or YouTube Live is quite popular with both regular people and companies who need to livestream ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Uber and Tripid hit speed bumps as the Philippine government cracks down on transportation apps

Transportation tech startups Uberand Tripid are facing regulatory issues in the Philippines. Interaksyon recently reported the nationa...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Philippine TV networks to compete for airtime on smartphones

Last December, Philippine television network ABS-CBN announced its foray into mobile. Through ABS-CBNmobile, the new telco has launched a ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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LinkedIn acquires US and Philippine job search startup Bright for $120 million

Professional social network LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) announced yesterday that it has acquired Philippines- and US-based job search company Br...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Philippines’ Sulit to close vehicle marketplace after acquiring it

Philippines’ classified ads platform Sulit has decided to close down Pinoy Auto Trader (PAT), a vehicle marketplace it acquired last year....

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Vehicle marketplace PhilMotors brings around 350 Philippine car dealers online

It looks like the automobile industry is now a growing market in the Philippines. Just last month, Rocket Internet ventured into the vehicl...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Xend to launch a mobile booking app for its 90,000 registered users

Philippine logistics company Xend is not only a courier service. It’s also a technology company. After around eight years of using the w...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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LivingSocial grows to 2.4 million registered users in the Philippines

Amid tough competition in the daily deals sector, LivingSocial Philippines revealed this week that it has about 2.4 million registered users...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Higher mobile internet penetration and varied payment options key to e-commerce success in the Philippines

E-commerce is huge in Southeast Asia, with the space receiving over US$500 million in investment in 2013. But in the Philippines there’s...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Cash Cash Pinoy CEO: We are not a scam

Are travel deals the best way to scam online buyers? Around two years ago, a number of Filipino consumers were victims of daily deal sites...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Uber is official in Manila; can we expect lower costs and more payment options soon?

In December, car-booking service Uber quietly made its way into Manila with a soft launch in the capital of the Philippines. Now, after ...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Now developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand can start earning money from Google Play

The Google Play Stores in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand now show the app prices in localized currencies.

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Rocket Internet rolls out Lamido, yet another online marketplace for the Philippines

Earlier on, Rocket Internet has already demonstrated its commitment to developing a strong e-commerce foothold in Southeast Asia. Today, it...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Filipinos can now compare credit cards, internet subscriptions, and more through MoneyMax

Financial comparison engine CompareAsia Group, a venture of technology investment firm Nova Founders, has launched a number of comparison ...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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PayrollHero continues platform improvement to attract more clients in Southeast Asia

Payroll solutions startup PayrollHero aims to continuously improve since we saw its team at Startup Asia Jakarta in 2012. It recently l...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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