UK: Firm must stop tracking people with trash cans

LONDON (Updated) — Officials demanded Monday that an advertising firm stop using a network of high-tech trash cans to track people walking through London’s financial district. The Renew ad firm has been using technology embedded in the hulking receptacles to measure the Wi-Fi signals emitted by smartphones, and suggested that it would apply the concept …

IT firm revolutionizes Philippines accounting practice

HOMEGROWN developers recently launched the first-of-a-kind accounting software in the Philippines that is set to revolutionize the accounting practice in the country. When just about every company advances to employing computerization, what’s left of accountants still are a truckload of works need to be accomplished from making internal reports, to a tedious job of making …

Meet to discuss challenges women face in business

A SUMMIT on August 22 at the Oakridge Pavilion in Mandaue City will discuss women and business and how to promote tech entrepreneurship in the sector. Fleire Castro of Google Business Group Cebu said several studies worldwide show women still lag behind men in adopting new technologies in their businesses. Continue reading…

Aquino, Binay hail Gilas Pilipinas

(3RD UPDATE) Top Philippine officials hailed the performance of the Philippine flag bearer in the recently concluded FIBA Asia Championship.

President Benigno Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay, among other officials witnessed how the team Gilas Pilipinas made the country proud by finishing silver in the tournament. Read the story “Gilas Pilipinas settles for silver”

Aquino, in a speech during the inauguration of a Japanese firm in Batangas province, said that despite not being blessed by height compared to the Iranians, the Filipino players never gave up. Read more