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Arellano Lady Chiefs rebound from first PVL loss, sweep TIP

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Arellano nabs solo second in Group B with a 3-1 record and solidifies their campaign for a semifinals slot

REBOUND. Mary Anne Esguerra and the Arellano Lady Chiefs rebound from their only loss of the conference and are headed towards a showdown with the tough UP Lady Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Innovate with purpose: Use social media for social good

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:54 PM

'When we post something, think of the welfare of others. Think of the positive energy it can create. Think of the people who will be inspired. Think of a society that you want to have.'

USE SOCIAL MEDIA RESPONSIBLY. Actor and environmentalist John Arcilla delivered a speech on the responsible use of social media at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit in Samsung Hall, SM Aura on Saturday, September 16. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LawKo named grand champion of #HackSociety 2017

Sep 18, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The winning idea for this year's #HackSociety is LawKo – a social media chatbot that aims to bridge the gap between the Philippines' legal processes and the ordinary Filipino

WINNER. Alex Austria and Keisha Mayuga talked about their project LawKo to the audience of the Social Good Summit last September 17. Photo from Rappler

#2030Now: How to protect your private information online

Sep 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

National Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro stresses the importance of the right of everyone to have their private information secure

#2030NOW: From failure, how did 3M become a $30-B company?

Sep 16, 2017 - 6:24 PM

'When we talk about innovation, it does not have to be complicated,' says 3M Philippines managing director Ariel Lacsamana

#2030NOW: Innovators, regulators clash on new technology

Sep 16, 2017 - 4:36 PM

The recent deadlock between LTFRB and companies Grab and Uber reflects the challenges encountered by innovators clashing with government regulators

WATCH: Innovate with Purpose: Leave No One Behind #2030NOW

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit and join the discussion on how innovation should leave no one behind

WATCH: 2017 #InspireCourage +SocialGood stories

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the #InspireCourage segment at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit

HIGHLIGHTS: #HackSociety Day 1

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:23 PM

The two-day ideathon aims to crowdsource 'hacks' or innovative solutions to today's pressing social problems

DAY 1. #HackSociety Day 1 on September 14, 2017 kicks off the two-day ideathon. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Meet the speakers and guests at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The 2017 Manila Social Good will explore the purpose of innovation and will push back to the center stage the massive and urgent needs that the society faces

Globe's GCash partners with Hong Kong-based EMQ for remittances

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:50 PM

With the partnership EMQ users can now send funds to GCash account holders

DOF installing new cybersecurity system

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The Department of Finance is cooperating with the Department of Information and Communications Technology on the system which it expects to be fully operational by 2021

This PH-made app finished in top 10 of Microsoft's tech competition

Aug 31, 2017 - 4:56 PM

Minerva designed by students from Lyceum of the Philippines aids the visually impaired by describing the objects around them

MULTI-SKILLED. Team Opticode says it can describe a wide variety of things, including contextual details. Images from official Minerva website


8 things to expect at DigiCon 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 4:18 PM

The Internet Mobile and Marketing Association of the Philippines IMMAP will hold their 3 day Digital Congress DigiCon on October 11 to 13 at the Philippine International Convention Center PICC

Technology creating, not destroying, jobs – millennials

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:48 PM

A global survey released by the World Economic Forum shows millennials have an optimistic outlook on the impact of technology on job creation

NEXT TREND. Millennials in the Global Shapers Annual Survey 2017 say artificial technology is the next big technology trend.

What's The Big Idea? AIM bids for big data leadership

Aug 24, 2017 - 8:49 PM

Coco Alcuaz speaks with AIM President and Dean Jikyeong Kang and her first recruit Erika Legara about the school s bid for leadership in data science

Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Tech startups are emerging around Myanmar s commercial capital Yangon many seeking to improve the lives of rural people most of whom still live without paved roads or electricity

VR IN MYANMAR. In this photograph taken on August 11, 2017, Nyi Lin Seck (R) speaks about virtual reality technology to curious people wanting to learn more about it during a one day open house at his office in Yangon. Photo by  Ye Aung Thu/AFP

CESAFI: SWU-Phinma topples CITU Wildcats, Wildkittens

Aug 17, 2017 - 10:58 PM

It was a tough day for the Cebu Institute of Technology University hoops teams who fell to Southwestern University Phinma in the college and high school divisions

COBRA STRIKE. CITU Wildkitten Kim Trigue is smothered by the interior defense of the SWU Baby Cobras. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Uber is not perfect, and we should not be afraid to point that out

Aug 16, 2017 - 5:41 PM

If we continue to push for solutions that only benefit a fraction of the public then we continue to be part of the problem

Uber apologizes to LTFRB for 'misunderstanding'

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:55 PM

If there s been a misunderstanding in the past that s on us and I apologize for that misunderstanding says Uber regional executive Michael Brown

Magis Eagles player Velasco breaks leg in CESAFI game

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Andrew Vincent Velasco suffers a compound leg fracture in a bad fall

#2030Now: Innovate with purpose, leave no one behind

Aug 15, 2017 - 7:42 PM

The 2017 Social Good Summit in the Philippines will challenge us to examine the purpose of innovation and ask the critical questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?

For Ayala Museum, virtual reality is just one way to connect

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The institution is using new technology and tested marketing techniques to draw more people to art culture and history

What's The Big Idea? Virtual reality history at the Ayala Museum

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:52 PM

How did the big idea of Jose Rizal s execution in virtual reality evolve? How is technology changing the way curators present art and culture?

Funds from DICT, DAR, DOTr eyed for use in free tuition law

Aug 10, 2017 - 8:50 PM

The 3 agencies could get budget cuts in 2018 because of their spending pattern – billions of pesos in unused and unobligated funds – from previous years

FUNDING FREE TUITION. Davao City Representative Karlo Nograles heads efforts to source funds for the free tuition law. Rappler file photo

Oral computer test deems native English speaker not fluent enough

Aug 09, 2017 - 5:47 PM

A native English speaker fails the oral component of a computerized English language test needed for her visa

This general view shows the central business district behind the iconic Opera House in Sydney on September 17, 2015. Peter Parks/AFP

Magis Eagles make quick work of Baby Panthers in CESAFI juniors

Aug 08, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The defending champions Magis Eagles open the season strong as they gun for their fourth straight title

STRONG START. Benedict Chua of the SHS-ADC Magis Eagles goes in strong for a basket against 3 USPF Baby Panthers defenders. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

DICT launches 4th startup challenge, urges youth to fail

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:03 PM

The agency invites college students to experiment innovate and set aside the fear of failure

FREEDOM TO FAIL. DICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima highlights the importance of failure for aspiring innovators. Photo courtesy of DICT

Duterte signs law providing free internet in public places

Aug 03, 2017 - 8:57 AM

Republic Act 10929 requires public places like hospitals transport terminals and government offices to provide free internet in main congregation points

Benhur Luy's credibility under scrutiny in PDAF scam hearing

Aug 01, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Dennis Cunanan s lawyer asks Benhur Luy about his hard drive fake names that he signed for and his alleged direct dealings with a staff member of detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada

File photo of Benhur Luy taking the witness stand before Sandiganbayan First Division in 2014

Ex-Leyte congressman Veloso indicted for graft over PDAF scam

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Veloso s NGO partner is not among the Napoles NGOs but the businesswoman had earlier included him in her Napolist

Office of the Ombudsman Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#ThinkPH 2017: The future of AI and the human experience

Jul 29, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Tech and innovation leaders Arvin Yason Stephanie Sy and Shahab Shabibi on how technology disrupts the human experience

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Time to rethink our perspective on jobs and technology

Jul 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Is it only the export of jobs that has led to unemployment or are we entering a brave new world of technology steadily eroding once secure foundations of employment?

Comelec reviewing 6 tech options for 2019 elections

Jul 26, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Among their options are refurbishing the PCOS machines used in 2013 purchasing the VCMs leased in 2016 renting new machines or using a new system

ELECTION PREPS. Comelec chairman Andres Bautista talks about the poll body's plans at the Automated Election System Tech Fair at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Musk, Zuckerberg duel over artificial intelligence

Jul 26, 2017 - 12:51 PM

The debate between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg underscores the rift in the tech community on whether new technologies capable of creating intelligent machines like robots and self driving cars would be a blessing or a curse for humanity

OPPOSING VIEWS. Mark Zuckerberg (L) and Elon Musk (R). AFP file photos

A message from Grab Philippines

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:00 AM

No final decision has been made and this means that there will be no apprehensions and Grab will not deactivate any units without PAs

#ThinkPH 2017: How tech trends shape industries

Jul 19, 2017 - 6:02 PM

These are the ways by which companies can innovate – it’s not all about acquiring the latest tools

#ThinkPH: Technology is changing human physiology

Jul 18, 2017 - 9:02 PM

The Internet is helping all of us connect and we’re doing more stuff online now not just social media but the weird thing is that our internet habits especially on our smartphones are actually changing the way our brains work Simon Kemp says

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Let us go beyond #WeWantUberGrab

Jul 18, 2017 - 1:50 PM

What I support is a more comprehensive campaign that calls for better public transportation that benefits everyone – commuters and drivers alike

#ThinkPH 2017: To succeed in digital, be in 'permanent beta'

Jul 17, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Highlights from talks by Bianca Gonzalez Jonathan Yabut LinkedIn s Frank Koo Accenture s JP Palpallatoc Jollibee s Carlson Choi and IMMAP s Ed Mapa

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

#ThinkPH: We are all CEOs now

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:51 AM

The world is changing faster than it s ever had but certain things remain important

HUMANIZING TECHNOLOGY. Intelligencr founder and innovation expert Paul Papadimitriou discusses the importance of recognizing that technology exists solely to makes human lives better at the keynote address to #ThinkPH 2017 on July 15.  Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Indonesia restricts Telegram app over 'terrorism' content

Jul 15, 2017 - 7:48 PM

The Indonesian government has so far blocked only access to the app via computer but is preparing to impose a full ban if Telegram does not address the issue

Riot Games sues mobile game developer for copyright infringement

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Riot s lawsuit against Shanghai Moonton Technology follows attempts to get the Google Play store and Apple App Store to take down the infringing games

BPOs worried Marawi crisis could hamper growth

Jul 09, 2017 - 11:00 PM

While there is still continued business confidence IBPAP says the crisis in Marawi City could hurt the BPO industry s growth projections if it drags on further

JOB CREATOR. The IT-BPM or BPO industry employed 1.2 million people in 2015. File photo of Teletech Cainta production floor from Wikipedia

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Must watch videos from this week

Disaster imagination: 3 steps toward disaster preparedness

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:30 PM

We need [imagination] for disaster preparedness Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr says at the Agos Summit

Department of Science and Technology undersecretary for disaster risk reduction and climate Renato Solidum Jr., during Day 2 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Getting more girls into science and tech

Jul 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Professor Didith Rodrigo approaches her task in part by showing that science is not all in the lab

SoundCloud slashes staff despite streaming growth

Jul 07, 2017 - 7:12 AM

SoundCloud has signed deals with major labels but has struggled to monetize its model

What's The Big Idea? Scientist writes children's books for girls

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Coco Alcuaz finds out the big idea behind Professor Didith Rodrigo s children s books written for young girls

Baidu CEO's self-driving car stunt stumps police – media

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:36 PM

The company s founder livestreams himself catching a ride in a semi autonomous car on the way to a conference for developers hoping to learn about the software giant s new artificial intelligence initiatives

ROBIN LI. Member of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, Baidu Chairman and CEO Robin Li attends a press conference for the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing on March 9, 2017.  File photo by AFP.