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Pay your bills with GCash and get a chance to win a Bose Soundlink Speaker and a 2016 Nissan Juke


 Merry Christmas! Holiday Season is fast approaching and we only have 66 days left before Christmas day. Aint that sweet? And what’s more sweeter is the latest GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo. But wait. Here are the things you should know first about GCash. GCash is also a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom. To register: I. Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe/TM SIM Step 1. […]


Why Payoneer matters for Filipino freelancers


 While the Philippines peso plunges on a seven-year low, as reported from the stock market this week, US dollar shoots with $1 = Php48.25 which made financial market bled again. Initial reports blame the noise in politics as the reason to why the peso hits this downfall anew. But that’s a different story. Still, many from the business sector are optimistic that after the noise dies down, everything will be back to normal. The said financial crisis did not affect foreign players to invest and open up offices here in the country, just as like what Payoneer just did a couple […]


BPI extends deadline for customers to update their information by September 30


 Depositors and ATM cardholders panicked on a Monday afternoon – the last day of the long weekend and celebration of National Heroes Day, when an official news advisory from the Bank of the Philippine Islands came out asking their account holders to fill up and submit Customer Information Sheet (CIS) and (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA) Form to the nearest branch or else lose their access to automated teller machines (ATMs), online and mobile banking. This advisory was in accordance to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Circular 706 provision where all banks are required to update their customer information records and […]


Train and bus rides to and from the airport is conveniently easy with PayMaya #NowNation


 If you’re coming to and from the airport, it is best you download and install PayMaya app on your mobile device and get your PayMaya card right away because having this will be very helpful and convenient for you especially when taking the metro train and bus to NAIA terminal airport. Download 1. Go to Google Play or Apple Store and search for PayMaya. 2. Download and install the free app. 3. Register 4. Log-in your account. 5. Purchase your PayMaya physical card and link it with your virtual card. 6. Upgrade your PayMaya physical card through the app to […]


Swipe left and right to enjoy cashless payments with PayMaya


 Recently, and after the [email protected] event, young and hip Manila millennials experienced one more time the convenience of cashless payments during the two-day Spectrum Fair Manila 2016 partnered with PayMaya that equipped its merchants with digital payment solutions so they can accept cards payment from consumers for a secure, fast, and hassle-free transaction and shopping experience.   We went there on its first day run and enjoyed cashless payments from purchasing foods and mobile accessories that we bought that day. For those in the know, Spectrum Fair Manila is a quarterly event that gathers established and emerging lifestyle brands to offer wide array […]


Black Friday Deals Week shopping via GCash American Express Virtual Pay


 Black Friday has began in the US and there are many cool catches from that we’ve seen this time. Oh yeah! Lowest prices and sales on everything from electronics, video games, fashion hunt collections, smartphone units and accessories, home, etc. It’s like getting premium items for 10% – 70% off. And you have to be fast because some items are for a limited time only. Just make sure you already have your GCash American Express Virtual Pay so you can start shopping around the Black Friday Deals Week. Shop online without a credit card. Easily get a GCash American Express Virtual Pay […]


GCash beep MasterCard, one step forward to safe, fast, and secure payment solutions


 People will no longer carry wallets with different payment cards and with no more loose change in their pockets. That and more are what Globe and MasterCard‘s visions through the network’s GCash mobile payment service, to provide safe, fast, and secure way of mobile spending and people to store their hard-earned cash. The partnership of Globe GCash and MasterCard also allow the integration of beep card, a reloadable electric payment platform, into its system providing an everyday all-in-one tap, swipe, and shopping experience for those who will avail of GCash beep MasterCard. For only PhP 150, people can avail the GCash […]


SM continues shoppers tradition to Cherry Foodarama


 SM Investments Corporation continues the family tradition of grocery shopping with the opening of the modernized Cherry stores in Metro Manila. With only 1 day apart, Cherry Shaw and Cherry Congressional reopened to stay in the game as one of the most loved supermarkets, a classic favorite since the 1950s. Cherry Shaw opened last Tuesday, Oct. 13 while Cherry Congressional on Thursday, Oct. 15, with actress Isabel Oli and Miss Philippines Earth 2015 Angelia Ong as guests during the ribbon cutting. The reopening of the supermarket was just the first phase for Cherry Congressional. A bigger Cherry will be opening soon to the public once […]


Nag-beep ka na ba?


 This is the hanging question for all of you guys riding the Light Railway Transit commonly known as the LRT. We’ve experience first-hand the newly implemented e-ticketing system via the beep card when we rode the LRT Line 1 at the Munoz Station going to Vito Cruz Station today. We can say that this is a good move from the LRT management while in fact it has been long-awaited and the machines were installed nearly a year before it can be used. But as we have seen, the e-ticketing system is not yet fully implemented as far as rides going […]


Do you want to create your own e-commerce website? TackThis! Concierge is the solution


 TackThis! Concierge offers small and medium businesses (SMBs) of creating their own e-commerce platform for their online business supported by 3 services: Effortless Store Creation Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. TackThis! Concierge have experts to help entrepreneurs from taking beautiful photos of their products to designing their own brand website. TackThis! Concierge have a dedicated team of Store Creation Specialists to help create fully functional store. Hassle-free Store Management Once your online store is ready, TackThis! Concierge will help process your orders through a group of Order Management Specialists. The service includes payment consolidation, delivery coordination, and customer inquiries management. On […]

IdeaSpace-backed startup TheKard Inc., makers of Mobkard, seals the deal for P17 million in additional funding led by digital advertising leader Globaltronics Inc. In photo are (from left) IdeaSpace President Earl Martin Valencia, Globaltronics CEO William T. Guido, and TheKard co-founders Francis Uy and Carlo Calimon.

MobKard App announces P17 million in additional funding


 IdeaSpace-backed Mobkard App, a location-based mobile loyalty solutions provider and part of the first batch of startups of IdeaSpace, the First Pacific-led tech incubator and accelerator for emerging markets, announced that it has successfully concluded a new 17 million-peso round of funding led by Globaltronics Inc., the country’s leader in digital signage advertising in the Philippines. The new round of funding allows the company to expand its location-based loyalty solutions particularly through the launch of the official Mobkard app, which provides users with the best and the latest deals from the biggest brands that are near their current location using […]


Sister Secrets now accepts Payprogent Bitcoin, an active community of online shoppers exchanging beauty and fashion secrets, has teamed up with experts from the IT field and the BPO industry to improve the shopping and payment experience of all its members. Since its launch in June 2013, Sister Secrets has grown to be the “Biggest Online Girl Community,” as cited by Solar TV. The Entrepreneur & Franchise Expo also awarded the exclusive online community the title of “Best New E-Commerce Lifestyle Website” in 2014. Sister Secrets was founded by Karen Bordador, Charisse Abalos, and Kristen Morados—three amazing women who have remained true to their life’s […]


#ProTECH101 (Part 3)! Think Before You Click


 As the online saying goes, ‘Think Before You Click‘ when you share vital information on the world wide web. On the first and second part of #ProTECH101 (Part 1 and 2), we shared with you the risks of disseminating personal information to the public, how to strengthen your passcodes, and secure accounts by disabling the autofill feature decreasing the risks of hacking and online fraud. This time, #ProTECH Part 3 focuses on online sharing discrepancies, what information we should avoid and what is safe for public sharing. Information such as birthdates, education and current location are things we should avoid sharing […]


CashCashPinoy delivery service satisfaction guaranteed


 Last June 18, there was a sale of G-Shock watches on CashCashPinoy and only 3 hours left when I saw it online. Immediately, I made this purchase to avail the 54% off discount of the G-Shock model that I selected. Doing this CashCashPinoy online transaction only took me a few minutes before I checked out my order. It was a Casio G-Shock G8900SC-1YCR that was offered at PhP 4,799 plus PhP 170 Shipping Fee. The actual retail price is PhP 10,472. It was the slashed-off price that caught my attention. I knew how expensive G-Shock watches are, that’s why when I saw the […]


Hitachi Data Systems unveils powerful lineup of software-defined infrastructure solutions


 Hitachi, founded in 1910, recently unveiled powerful lineup of software-defined infrastructure solutions for all transactional and analytics-driven workloads. With many businesses facing multiple challenge including having to manage the massive  amounts of continually growing information and providing 24/7 round the clock uptime which has led to the creation of extremely complex environments and constantly increasing costs, the other challenge is the advent of the 3rd platform which focus around Big Data, Social Business, Mobility, and Delivering IT as a Service via the Cloud. The next phase of its Social Innovation business strategy in conjuction with new solutions and services, which include […]

RCBC IT Girls Next Generation # 4 Angelica Corporal, # 5 Joanna Day ,#8 Azusa Masu, and #9 Emmalyn Morcoso.

RCBC IT Girls Next Generation winners named


 Twenty-four beautiful young ladies vied for the title of RCBC Life and Style Expo IT Girls Next Generation on a grand awarding of the search held last Sunday, June 7 at Robinsons Place Manila. The search for the next RCBC IT Girls Next Generation winners embodied not just a pretty face but must-have a smart attitude in life. The four winners were awarded with cash prizes and title recognition. RCBC IT Girls celebrity endorsers Liz Uy, Isabelle Daza, and Georgina Wilson judged the competition together with RCBC Bankard Services Corporation VP and Business Head for Co-brands/Partnerships & Corporate Initiatives Ms. Irene D. Taylo, RCBC National […]

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Visuals powered by AMD FirePro and Graphics Core Next displayed at Times Square


  AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced today the details behind one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced display walls, located at Times Square, 1535 Broadway, between 45th and 46th Streets in New York. The stunning visuals that drive the digital signs’ gigantic size: 25,000 square feet of Ultra-High Definition digital signage consists of nearly 24 million pixels, all powered by AMD FirePro professional graphics cards. A single surface covering a city block in length and stand eight stories high, the sign is designed and managed by Diversified Media Group with playback system. Driving the visual display are thee AMD […]

Brother executives and celebrities ‘glow’ in the Brother Refill Tank System launch and fun run. Brother executives join celebrity guests in the successful first ever Brother Color Manila Nite Run: Blacklight edition with 6k category to highlight the 6k page yield (in black) of the company’s latest Refill Tank System. In photo are : (left to right) Karylle Yuzon, Masao Kasagi, Phil Younghusband, Glenn Hocson, Elmo Magalona, Maxene Magalona, James Younghusband, JC Intal and Jerry Fukuhara.

Ultra-high 6,000 page-yield feature of the Brother Refill Tank System highlighted in Color Manila Nite Run


 Brother International Philippines Corporation (Brother Philippines), recently made the Brother – Color Manila Nite Run: Blacklight Edition in Filinvest City, Alabang the perfect backdrop for the launch of its revolutionary Multi-Function Centre (MFC) series; this features a Refill Tank System with an ultra-high 6,000 page-yield. Presenting a color fun run joined by 7,000 participants, Brother Philippines made the event more exciting by their introduction of a special 6k category in the race, instead of the usual 5k race, and putting up a booth where runners are given premium items. Brother also gave away refill ink pillows to participants of the […]

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TCL boasts new TV Display standards with LED and OLED


 Maintaining its promise of providing superior and more interactive home entertainment experiences, TCL Multimedia introduces new TV display technologies and overarching brand theme of ‘a visual feast of color.’ On their successful debut at CES 2015, TCL’ Wide Color Gamut and industry-leading Quantum Dot technologies feature on a host of exciting new line of product launches this year, including the new Quantum Dot TV H9700, the Curved 4K UHD TV H8800, and the 4K UHD E6800, which will present an impressive new standard in visual display for TV manufacturers. The new Quantum Dot display technology, provided by TCL, is able […]

Kenneth Lingad, the Country Head of Google Philippines with the other guest speakers, answering a poll during the first session of panel discussion on DigPH.

DigPH-Digital Marketing, inspiring success for Filipino SMEs


 Entrepreneurs from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) can resort to the digital way of marketing, as tackled in the first digital marketing exposition presented by Globe myBusiness and Google Philippines, April 22, at Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City Invited speakers whose stories, from being an SME has became one of the leading e-Commerce Business, shared different strategies, how they started and the lessons they’ve learned. Jerome Uy from Adobo Connection shared his ‘I wish I knew earlier’ notes about online marketing. He said that as an entrepreneur managing an SME, consumers must be the front of the business by putting first […]

GLOBE LAZADA PARTNERSHIP FOR GCASH ONLINE PAYMENT. Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu (left) and Lazada Founder and CEO Maximilian Bittner (right) together with Globe SVP for Consumer Mobile Marketing Issa Cabreira (center) after the partnership MOA signing between Globe and Lazada.

Globe Telecom and Lazada inked partnership for GCASH mobile online payment solution


 This is great to hear especially for people who rely on paperless money transaction when engaging online shopping via the Internet. And for those who never had credit card or doesn’t want to use them, using Globe Telecom‘s GCASH mobile wallet is the best option as mode of payment, online. Adding the GCASH option to Lazada, an online retailer and marketplace owned by Rocket Internet, will definitely increase more purchases from shoppers who use GCASH to their transactions. No. 1 mobile brand in the Philippines, Globe Telecom inked the partnership with Lazada to bring its internationally-acclaimed GCASH mobile wallet to the eCommerce […]

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Dell Solutions Tour 2015 Manila Leg revs with the launch of X-Series products


 “The device is an extension of who we are.” On April 16, 2015 at the SMX Convention, Dell announced their latest line of products; X-Series, during the Manila Leg of the Dell Solutions Tour 2015. General Manager – South Asia, Harjeet Singh Rekhi said that “consumers buy devices that are the thinnest, the lightest, and the prettiest because the devices that they buy are extensions of who they are.” Rekhi presented the newest XPS 13, the world’s first laptop with virtually border-less infinity display. He described it as one of the thinnest laptop in the world, it can run for 15 hours […]


Unboxing 12MP Full HD WiFi Sports Cam from CashCashPinoy deal


 It’s summertime and the perfect gear for family outings, weekend getaways, adventure backpacking, breaking the waves, etc., will be a handy action sports camcorder. Action sports camera is a fun way to record your every fun and crazy moments to share with your friends and loved ones. But of course, do not forget that the main purpose of the action sports cam is to record those not-so-ordinary and exciting activities such as skydiving, paragliding, going in the tube or barrel of the waves,  flowriding, ziplining, and above all, while doing those insaningly extreme outdoor activities you could ever think of. The rise in the popularity of […]

Left to right Ms. Robina Gokongwei-Pe President and COO, Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. Jessy Mendiola Robinsons Rewards Card Brand Ambassador Mr. Peter Morris Country Chairman, Chevron Philippines Inc.

Save P1 per liter at Caltex with your Robinsons Rewards Card


   Robinsons and Caltex announced the Caltex-Robinsons Rewards Card (RRC) program which will give RRC members more fuel discounts and shopping savings from points earned at participating Caltex stations. Robinsons Rewards Card (RRC) members will enjoy earning more points not only when they shop at their favorite Robinsons stores but also when they fuel up at Caltex. RRC members can now use their points to redeem Php 1 discount for every one liter fuel purchase at participating Caltex stations nationwide. Every five liter gas up earns a point which means that the more customers fuel up at Caltex and shop at […]


Dragonpay founder Roberto Chiang owes business success to trust and integrity


 A strong partnership and service may built a strong foundation for a business to be successful. But without trust and integrity, the strong pillars built from the time a business came to existence might disappear… in a snap. One can say that Dragonpay’s success was built through partnerships. One can say it is because of their services. Or one can even say that it is because of the founder’s educational background. Though these remain true, Robertson Chiang, the founder of Dragonpay, says that his business’ success and legitimacy was established through honesty and integrity. It may sound cliché but in […]