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Category Archives: Technology & Business

Kickstart earmarks up to US$50M (P2.2B) fresh funds for high-growth startups

A major telecom firm in the Philippines – Globe Telecom has earmarked up to US$50 million (P2.2 billion) in a new venture capital (VC) fund which its wholly-owned subsidiary Kickstart Ventures, Inc. will use to help drive the rapid growth of high-potential startups. This growth fund or “Fund 2” targets startups in expansion mode anywhere… Continue Reading

Mark Zuckerberg cites mobile operators’ support to expand global internet access

Local major telecom in the Philippines offers free internet nowadays and Globe Telecom is the first one of the telcos that support internet.org objective thru Free Facebook promo In Barcelona, Spain–Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged the support provided by mobile operators worldwide in pursuing the goal of internet.org to enhance global internet access. Globe… Continue Reading

Smart & Sun expand post-disaster response assistance with Libreng Tawag & Free Charging

Typhoon #Hagupit has just passed by the Philippines and Smart Communications together with Sun Cellular have rolled out additional libreng tawag and free mobile device charging stations to assist communities in areas affected by Typhoon Ruby. As of this morning, free calls and charging of mobile devices are available in the following sites: Cebu City… Continue Reading

Globe Prepaid Users Can Now Get Gadgets Too

This is a pioneering move by Globe Telecom which allows prepaid customers to purchase discounted devices and get their money back via GCash with every promo registration. Globe is boosting smartphone penetration in the country with an innovative offer that allows prepaid customers to avail of discounted devices and get rebates with its GoGadgets promo.… Continue Reading

ICT Awards 2014

The Cagayan de Oro ICT Business Council officially opens the nomination for the first ever ICT Awards which will be happening on December 12, 2014. If you have favorite local websites that you think deserve to win in this award, cast your nomination now in its respective category below: Nominations for Top CDO Blogs – http://ow.ly/EmZXu Nominations… Continue Reading

Renowned designer Tim Kobe arrives in the PH to visit Globe GEN3 stores

I was invited by Globe Telecom to have an exclusive interview with the Multi-awarded designer Tim Kobe—lauded for transforming the retail landscape through his work on the iconic Apple Store in New York City — he arrived in the Philippines to visit the revolutionary “Generation 3” stores that he especially redesigned for Globe Telecom.  Globe… Continue Reading

Globe Telecom Offers iPhone 6

Globe Telecom just announced today it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on November 14, 2014. Customers can pre-register iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning today at www.globe.com.ph/iphone6. For more information on Globe Telecom, please visit www.globe.com.ph. For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone. Continue Reading