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Smart Surface Technology transforms any flat surface into a screen with tap-sensitive functions, which can be used in a variety of consumer applications and at exhibits and conferences
Join us on Wednesday, October 23, 2 pm as we open #ThinkPH Live’s sustainability fair
We will kick off our very first season of #ThinkPH LIVE on Wednesday, October 23 at 5:30 pm. Join us at the Rappler HQ as we talk about using technology for good.
The facial recognition technology is part of a host of services owned by Alibaba which will be integrated into Universal's theme park
While the Communist Party advertises it as /a way for citizens to prove their loyalty and study their country, the app's maintainers are studying them right back,' The Open Technology Fund says
'The fact that we are excelling in these fields in the global stage says that we have the potential to make wonders in other disciplines as well,' says DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña
The winning group of the 2019 Social Good Summit gender equality huddle highlights the need to set up intimate discussions on SOGIE since conversations on social media may be alienating to some
A report by the Oxford Internet Institute finds manipulation efforts have doubled over the past two years and are being used by both democratic and authoritarian governments
The winning group proposes to turn sari-sari stores into refilling stations and exchange sachets for coins to address the country’s plastic waste at the 2019 Social Good Summit
Companies usually plant trees or hold feeding programs as part of corporate social responsibility. But a one-day effort will not suffice.
PayMongo says the seed funding round is 'record-breaking in terms of the amount raised for any startup in the Philippines'
With the theme "Real Problems, Real Solutions," the summit was held on September 25 at The Peninsula Manila
#ThinkPHLive’s first season will focus on what the role of tech should really be – and that's improving the lives not just of a few but of many
The problem of disinformation requires solutions that look at the root of what makes people susceptible to them in the first place
Ira Cruz of AltMobility tells the story of how commuters decided to do something about the unpredictable public transport situation in the country
Marinerong Pilipino sweeps TIP, while CEU drags BRT Sumisip Basilan-St Clare to a do-or-die semifinals match
The Department of Information and Communication Technology chooses San Juan as its pilot city for the Free Wi-Fi for All Program
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
Organizations share how they work with communities to save a forest within a city, connect farmers to consumers, and turn plastic waste into furniture and other useful items
(UPDATED) Communication helps them collaborate by understanding each other's problems
But the 'How To Fix the Future' author says this democracy crisis can be fixed
In Quezon City alone, Joy Belmonte says 4 big-ticket infrastucture programs will be constructed simultaneously
How can we cut through the social media noise and build communities of action that will help make the world a better place?
‘Fintech’ apps bring credit to poor Kenyans. Debt and invasions of privacy are part of the deal.
With the theme 'Insight for Impact,' the summit hopes to challenge Filipinos to cut through the social media noise to build communities of action that will help make the world a better place
During the #InspireCourage session, speakers will answer basic questions: What do they do exactly? Why are they passionate about this initiative? How can other people help?
Marinerong Pilipino and St Clare move within a win of a PBA D-League title duel
In the long list of Metro Manila problems, what should be prioritized and where should city mayors look first? We asked our readers.
Going zero-waste might seem intimidating. But a blossoming online community in the Philippines will tell you that your zero-waste journey can start with the little things and the mini wins.
Under the agreement, the China-backed telco will pay for its use of the military's facilities – but in kind
Kids these days can gain a competitive edge with convenient access to online learning material
The 2019 Manila Social Good Summit hopes to showcase how engaging communities and citizens can help them face challenges such as the environmental crisis and urban congestion
The Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award is given to outstanding civil servants for their exceptional contributions with nationwide impact on public interest, security and patrimony
(UPDATED) DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II says he would prioritize providing better connectivity in the country
The world-renowned commentator on the digital revolution is the keynote speaker of the 2019 Social Good Summit
The university is set to hire a prominent law firm to conduct an 'immediate, thorough, and independent investigation' on the allegations against MIT Media Lab
Born on July 21 the new kitten, named Garlic, is created by Chinese firm Sinogene, becoming the Beijing-based company's first successfully copied cat
PRESS RELEASE: Jay Patrick Nieles is also the recipient of the Best in Innovation Award for the same study
The actress says tech is coming to utterly dominate children's lives, hogging their time and imaginations
Commuters pitch ideas to help solve issues anchored on awareness, behavior changes, government policy, and commuters participation
The new lab aims to develop a sustainable space program in the country and empower Filipino students to pursue careers in space technology
The Manobo dictionary app not just aims to educate the Lumad but to empower them as well
PRESS RELEASE: The nationwide examination will be held on October 20, 2019
Activists, politicians, academics, and even police forces are expressing serious concerns over the impact facial recognition could have on a political culture based on rights and democracy
(UPDATED) 'It's hard to do that work with a straight face in a place that violated its own values so clearly in working with Epstein and in disguising that relationship,' Ethan Zuckerman says
The 2019 Social Good Summit in the Philippines challenges us to cut through the social media noise so we build communities of action that will help make the world a better place
Researchers in China are developing new and more invasive techniques to surveil Uyghurs. Some of their work is being supported by academia in the West.
What is the latest happening on the ground with ordinary mortals who are doing science to try to read people's minds?