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FAMILYMART-BEEP CARD PARTNERSHIP

FamilyMart levels up as first consumer retail store to use beep card payments in the Philippines

 

 In a world where everything has gone into digital, the recent partnership between AF Payments, Inc. and FamilyMart, a very popular Japanese chain now operating with 80 branches in the Philippines marks the Ayala Corp.-Metro Pacific Investments Corp. consortium’s first move out of transportation and into retail using beep™ card as mode of payments, the same tap-and-go card we use for our train and bus rides in the metro. beep card’s proponent AF Payments Inc. hinted during its first anniversary last October that it was brewing a partnership with a major convenience store chain. The latest milestone was revealed yesterday, December […]

Shop with GCash MasterCard and fly with PAL

 

 Your GCash MasterCard has teamed up with Philippine Airlines to give you another reason to go shopping.  From December 2 to 8, just use your GCash MasterCard when buying at any of the over 33 million MasterCard partner outlets worldwide.  Each successful transaction will entitle you to one (1) raffle entry that may bring you to a destination of your choice for free.  For this week’s promo, the winner gets a P20,000 travel voucher from PAL and may also have a chance to take home a brand new Nissan Juke in the grand draw.  You can easily avail of the […]

VIVO V5 PERFECT SELFIE

Vivo V5 is the first smartphone in the world with 20MP front camera

 

 Not a click bait header to make you curious about the latest smartphone from Vivo. While the world is focused on dual lens camera, thanks to iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9, Vivo is making waves in the front camera category and surprised everyone with its global release of the Vivo V5 that has the world’s first smartphone to have the 20MP front facing camera, thus the tag line the “Perfect Selfie.” If it’s about to shake its competitors’, it has made a big and loud impression among the tech and lifestyle bloggers in the Philippines when it was launched […]

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Shop online and win P20,000 online shopping spree with GCash #12WeeksofChristmas Raffle Promo

 

 Take advantage of numerous online sale this holiday season and get to shop for more for free!  Just use your GCash Mastercard or GCash American Express Virtual Pay to buy at Lazada, Zalora, eBay, Amazon, or any of your favourite online store from November 25 to December 1, 2016 and you may win P20,000 online shopping spree and even a brand new Nissan Juke.  Each successful transaction entitles you to one (1) raffle entry. You can easily avail of the GCash MasterCard debit card for only P150.  Check out www.globe.com.ph/gcash-mastercard to find out where to get your GCash MasterCard which […]

PAYMAYA X PAYPAL COLLABORATION

PayMaya X PayPal union to boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs

 

 Freelancers and digipreneurs in the Philippines will now have another reason to be inside the playing field of digital economy with the recent merger of PayMaya – the country’s leading digital financial service provider, and PayPal – a global leader in digital payments. These two brands formed a union that will boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs. If you’re a freelancer or a digipreneur who receives payment via PayPal, you will enjoy 80% off on PayPal’s withdrawal fee when you transfer your available PayPal balance to your PayMaya account until December 21, 2016 as part of the promo of […]

SAMSUNG S7 EDGE CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAYS

Samsung Christmas Giveaways

 

 If you love Android and you love Samsung, now is the time for you to get one for yourself and your loved ones. Samsung announced the return of the Samsung Christmas Giveaways and there are lot of choices of bundles for everyone for your favorite Samsung mobile devices with freebies worth up to P5,700. These bundles also offers with big savings. Take for example the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge bundles. These Christmas Giveaways bundles come with a fast wireless charger stand and a Level U Pro headset. Get this complete set with a Galaxy S7 for P31,990 or […]

Take home a Sony Playstation 4 and a Nissan Juke when you shop for digital content with GCash MasterCard and GCash American Express Virtual Pay

 

 Getting  a Sony Playstation 4 this Christmas could be truly awesome, right? Then, how about making this possible? How? Check out the details below. It’s game time!  Shop for your favorite digital content such as music, apps, games, among others from  Spotify, Steam, Google Play, iTunes Apple Store, Netflix, NBA League Pass, etc. using your GCash MasterCard or GCash American Express Virtual Pay from November 18 to 24 and you may just be the lucky winner of a Sony PlayStation 4 gaming console.  More so, you also qualify for the grand draw on December 21 where a brand new Nissan […]

POP-UP HOLIDAY BAZAAR DIGIMALL BY GLOBE MYBUSINESS

The biggest fashion, food, and Christmas bazaar DigiMall from Globe myBusiness is coming to town

 

 Who’s up for shopping this holiday season? We bet everyone are getting prep up for shopping for holiday gifts for mom, dad, brothers, sisters, friends, and loved ones. Shopping always brings good vibes especially when you’re out looking for that specific items that you’ve been eyeing for. Shopping is also good for countering distressing moments in life. And this is why Globe myBusiness is now back to spread those Christmas vibes up in the air, and in the online world, by  opening a venue for shopping experience for everyone even at the comfort of their homes this Christmas season. Globe myBusiness, […]

Coldplay Announce Asian Tour for April 2017

Coldplay finally rocks Manila! Pre-sale reservation of tickets for Globe customers starts Nov. 18!

 

 “Tell me your secrets and ask me your questions…” Almost all the music-minded people in the world have been preparing for this awesome news. And when the headline broke out, everyone just went “Yellow”! Coldplay have announced last Nov. 16 a run of Asian stadium shows for the acclaimed A Head Full Of Dreams Tour, including the band’s first ever concerts in Taiwan, the Philippines, and South Korea (they last played Japan in 2014 and Singapore in 2009). Tickets for the Asian dates go on sale on 17 Nov (Seoul), 18 Nov (Singapore, Tokyo) and 24 Nov (Manila, Taipei). “Look […]

Power of mobile financial services thru Globe’s Mynt partnership with Cebuana Lhuillier

 

 Mynt is Globe’s newest mobile financial services providing company that aims to be the next billion’s “bank” recently tied-up with Cebuana Lhuillier of the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies to power up solutions dealing with micro-financial services such as pawning, remittance, micro-insurance, bills payment, microloans, and business-to-business solutions. The partnership aims to empower entrepreneurs and ordinary citizens to change how they look at banking. With access to the innovation thought process of Globe Telecom and leveraging on the mobile technology of G-Xchange, Inc. (GCash), Mynt seeks to provide an entire ecosystem of mobile financial services and solutions to not only […]

FIRST CUSTOMER TO OWN THE IPHONE 7 IN THE PHILIPPINES

Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7

 

  It was an early Friday fun day for the iPhone fans as they patiently waited for the midnight launch of the new iPhone 7 in different places in Metro Manila. In Makati, Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7, together with the launch of a new series of Apple Watch with a special midnight shopping event at its flagship store in Greenbelt 3, with an exclusive set of gifts for the first 22 customers. The first 22 customers each received P15,000 worth of Apple and iPhone 7 accessories as their rewards from Power Mac Center who is celebrating 22 […]

Your next GCash cash-out transactions may just win you a brand new Nissan Juke and a Samsung Tablet

 

 Going to the bank to withdraw some cash could be stressful just by lining-up all the way to the teller. But if you withdraw money from your GCash account from any of over 10,000 GCash Partner Outlets nationwide which include Globe Stores, SM Business Centers, Puregold supermarkets, and Tambunting and Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops, you save time from getting in the line and you may even win a Samsung Galaxy Tab. Each cash-out transaction from November 11-17 entitles you to one (1) raffle entry which also qualifies you to join the Grand Draw for a brand new Nissan Juke. You may […]

ALDEN RICHARDS OPPO F1S LIMITED BRAND AMBASSADOR

Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited

 

 Kapuso heartthrob Alden Richards is the new face of OPPO F1s Limited in addition to the celebrity endorsers of the no. 2 smartphone brand in the country. The OPPO F1s Limited sports a metallic grey in metal finish with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera that can snap bright selfies even in dim lights. Dubbed as the Selfie Expert, the OPPO F1s was introduced last August and was such a hit that more than 19,000 units across the country sold out in just three days after its debut. The OPPO F1s can create moving images using its Super GIF feature, as well […]

MYPHONE TRANSCENDENCE MULTIMEDIA COMPANY

MyPhone moves forward as Multimedia company

 

  Moving beyond transcendence, the MyPhone brand levels up and steps up the game for the mobile devices industry as they introduced their move towards being a Multimedia company, providing contents and services using their devices as a new platform. This was revealed in a straight-up fashion where David Lim, the CEO and president of the locally manufactured MyPhone brand announced this week through a press launch held at The Green Sun hotel in Makati. Rather than emphasizing new models they’ll be releasing for the last quarter of the year, the launch was more of showing the contents or DNA […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas when you Cash-in at GCash partner outlets for a chance to bring home a brand new Nissan Juke and a Fitbit Alta wristband

 

 Want to stay in shape with a Fitbit Alta wristband or surprise your family with a brand new Nissan Juke this holiday season?  You can! You may even get both for free when you fund your GCash mobile wallet through any of over 10,000 accredited GCash Partner Outlets nationwide which include Globe Stores, SM Business Centers, Puregold supermarkets, and Tambunting and Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops. Each cash-in transaction from November 4-10 entitles you to one (1) raffle entry. You may use GCash for safe, secure, and hassle-free mobile money transactions  —  buy prepaid load, pay bills, send money, make donations, do […]

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Shop and Swipe using your GCash MasterCard for a chance to win a Huawei Watch and a 2016 Nissan Juke

 

 The Holiday Season is almost near and Globe is bringing the holiday cheer with GCash 12 Weeks of Christmas Raffle Promo! But first, you must know more 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. Select GCash. Step 2. Select Register and key in your personal information. II. Download GCash App […]

TEAM MINESKI WITH OMEN BY HP

Gamers await the arrival of OMEN by HP

 

 As the PC gaming continuously leads the gaming hardware market, dominated by the mainstream gamer-users, HP made a bold decision to incorporate a single brand as they move froward their innovative engineering and game changing design in a sleek and extremely powerful gaming rig that enabled everyone to channel out and glorify their inner gamer. HP introduces the OMEN through the OMEN Outbreak event held at the Cyberzone of SM City Northe EDSA Annex featuring Team MINESKI one of the premier Southeast Asian electronic sports group, with highly successful players of their generation. Combining the factors from ENVY and Pavilion, […]

VIVO Y55 SMARTPHONE LAUNCH IN THE PHILIPPINES

Vivo Y55 released in the Philippines

 

 Only in May 2016, we saw the global launch of the Vivo V3 Max and we gave it an awesome unboxing and review after we were able to get first dibs of the 5.5 smartphone. In the said article, we mentioned Vivo’s global stand Q1 2016 in the world, making the brand more aggressive when it comes to developing competitive smartphones for end-users. This month of October, we were invited to an exclusive launch of their new mobile device, the Vivo Y55, a new companion for young Filipinos who love to express themselves with the Vivo mobile phones. The Vivo […]

GCASH 12 WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS RAFFLE PROMO

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. […]

HOPE IN 40 SECONDS

Dial 0917-558HOPE to save a life in 40 seconds

 

 Do you know that the second leading cause of death among the youth (15-29 years old) globally, is suicide? That is according to the World Health Organization. To add, depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19. At present, life is lost to suicide every 40 seconds. The hotline 0917-558HOPE(4673) is just one of the HOPELINE numbers from Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF). HOPELINE is a 24/7 suicide hotline which can provide proper intervention to those who need assistance. Other numbers are 804-HOPE and 2919 (toll free from TM and Globe). […]

YOUTUBE LOUNGE GREENBELT MAKATI

Meet your idols at the YouTube Lounge in select Ayala Mall locations

 

 Meet your favorite YouTube creators when you visit that newly installed YouTube Lounge sponsored by Ayala Malls in key locations in Metro Manila. Catch your idols like Janina Vela and Wil Dasovich (Oct. 8) at the UP Town Center; Team Kramer at TriNoma (Oct. 15); beauty bloggers Kristine Roces, Say Tioco, and Clara Benin at Glorietta (Oct. 29); erwan Heussaff, Mikey Bustos, and Chris Cantada at Greenbelt (Nov. 12); Lloyd Cadena, Anne Clutz, and Boogieboy at Market! Market! (Nov. 26); and lastly, Bogart the Explorer, Ralph Jay, and Joyce Sola at Alabang Town Center (December 10). “Filipinos watch videos at […]

PAYONEER PAYMENT SOLUTION FOR FILIPINO FREELANCERS OPENS OFFICE IN THE PHILIPPINES

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 […]

PIZZA HUT #PIZZAMENOW

Pizza in just a few clicks with Pizza Hut #PizzaMeNow

 

 Have you been spending that oh so many nights just eating your ‘tortang talong’ and you began to feel sorry for yourself? Worry and feel bad no more. There’s now a fast and easy way to fix your pizza cravings, day and night. All you need is your laptop, desktop, or mobile phone. It’s now quick and easy to have your favorite pizzas, at home, delivered at your doorstep or through carry-out orders. Paano? Read on! Pizza Hut Philippines recently updated their new website and part of it is the featured new and fast way of ordering pizza. The new […]

GONE GOOSE MOBILE GAME MIGME

Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game

 

 Gone Goose is the new match-three puzzle free-to-play mobile game from social entertainment site migme. You might consider as a break-out type of game which you can start to play with while relaxing in your favorite couch or when you just need to chill for a while. But lo and behold, easy as it may seem, be ready to spend an amount of time when you start this game. Because, yes, it is quite addictive to say the least. Friends who play Candy Crush and Bejeweled compare Gone Goose to these two mentioned tile-matching puzzle because of how the game works. You […]

GABAY GURO 2016

Gabay Guro pays tribute to teachers this Teachers’ Month

 

 Gabay Guro was born when a group of like-minded PLDT executives banded together over coffee for an advocacy for teachers. That was nine years ago. Today, Gabay Guro has over 1100 scholars on various state colleges and universities nationwide. There are over 300 LET passers, 496 active scholars as of August, 2016 and projected 167 graduates in 2017. Gabay Guro also celebrates the fat that 137 scholars graduated with honors – 112 cum laudes and 25 magna cum laudes. Gabay Guro has also partnered with local government units to further teacher education. What is Gabay Guro? Gabay Guro is a […]