Peso slips as OPEC cuts output

THE PESO inched down on Thursday as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut output to support oil prices. — BW FILE PHOTO THE PESO slipped versus the dollar on Thursday after oil exporting countries announced an output cut, fanning inflation concerns. The local unit closed at P58.653 against the greenback on […]

Corinium presents: Data & Analytics in Healthcare Online ASEAN

Singapore, Sep 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Join Corinium’s Data and Analytics in Healthcare ASEAN on October 18 and learn how healthcare can use data and analytics to revolutionise patient experience. Attracting everyone from hospitals to government, insurers to community health, you will hear how the leading minds in healthcare are making […]

Fujitsu, Tohoku University embark on strategic alliance to realize ‘Well-being Society’

TOKYO, Sep 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited and Tohoku University today announced the start of a strategic alliance to accelerate the shift towards preventive healthcare and the realization of a ‘Well-being Society’ in which no one will be left behind. Within their joint project, the two parties will cooperate on […]

Lenovo sees strong market for PHL data solutions

LENOVO GROUP LTD. is hoping to offer its analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and other solutions in the Philippines as businesses digitize, generating more demand for data centers. Citing the growing need for businesses and public services to be customer-centric, Lenovo believes in the strength of demand for “smarter solutions through technologies like cloud computing, analytics […]

Peso rebounds on China PMI, lower oil prices

THE PESO rebounded against the dollar on Wednesday amid better-than-expected China manufacturing data and as oil prices declined. The local unit ended at P56.145 per dollar on Wednesday, appreciating by eight centavos from its P56.225 close on Tuesday, according to data from the Bankers Association of the Philippines’ website. The peso opened Wednesday’s session at […]

JCB, JP GAMES and Fujitsu launch joint project to strengthen digital data rights management in the metaverse and gaming world

TOKYO, Aug 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – JCB Co., Ltd. (hereinafter JCB), JP GAMES, Inc. (hereinafter JP GAMES), and Fujitsu Limited (hereinafter Fujitsu) today announced that they will embark on a one year joint project starting August 23, 2022 to improve the security of distribution and sales of digital data in the […]

Globe’s data privacy book for children among Best Reads in 7th National Children’s Book Awards

“Safe Space: A Kid’s Guide to Data Privacy,” a book developed and published by Globe and non-profit Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development (Canvas), has won as one of the best reads at the 7th National Children’s Book Awards (NCBA), the country’s premier award for locally-published children and young adult books.A board of […]

Singapore embraces untapped potential of AI at Trescon’s 36th global edition of World AI Show

The 36th global edition of World AI Show was hosted at Marina Bay Sands on 3 – 4 August 2022, as a part of the world tour conceptualized and managed by global business events and consulting firm, Trescon. These events have successfully completed several editions across the world including Dubai, Amsterdam, Mumbai, Moscow, Nairobi, Frankfurt, […]

Steady growth in PHL working age population could be a boon or bane, says POPCOM  

A STEADY growth in the Philippine’s working-age population as indicated in latest government data could either be a boon or bane for the country, according to the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM).    “The high fertility levels of the last two decades were projected to create a bulge of young people entering the workforce up […]

Modern Companies Cannot Afford to Ignore the Digital Transformation

MANILA, Aug 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Digital transformation is an absolute necessity today. Especially for small businesses, it has become indispensable. A few years ago, digital transformation was thought to give businesses a competitive edge. Now it’s a fight for survival. We interviewed Dennis Crimen, ICT Head at Philippine Airasia, on […]

AI to boost PHL fintech industry

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) and efficient data management in business operations will boost the Philippine financial technology (fintech) industry, according to AI-powered platform Provenir. “The pandemic and its restrictions caused a huge generational spike in the eruption of digital services and has demanded that businesses adapt themselves at a very high speed,” said Provenir General Manager […]