Google Challenges Chat GPT with Gemini AI Model

If Bard is not enough to challenge ChatGPT in its dominance in the AI field, Google introduces Gemini, which claims to be its largest multimodal AI model to date. Made in collaboration with DeepMind and other Google teams, Gemini aims to seamlessly understand and process diverse types of information, including text, code, audio, image, and […]

Fortnite Developer Claims Victory Against Google

Fortnite developer Epic Games gained an important win, as it claimed victory against Google for its alleged monopoly with its Play Store. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney is ecstatic with the win, posting on Twitter/X that he’s thanking “everyone’s support and faith”. “(Today’s verdict) proves that Google’s app store practices are illegal and they abuse […]

Android Loses iMessage Access Again

While Nothing Phone users lost the opportunity to communicate with iMessage after Chats was pulled out due to privacy concerns, Apple decided to go ahead and block another iMessage clone. Beeper Mini was supposed to allow Android users to communicate via iMessage–and Apple took the necessary steps to block the service. This became evident after […]

The Philippines Issues SEC Advisory Against Binance

After Binance founder Changpeng Zhao pleaded guilty for violating the Bank Secrecy Act in the US and failing to implement anti-money-laundering programs, the SEC in the Philippines just issued an advisory against Binance. Following the SEC advisory, Binance is carefully reassessing if it will continue its marketing efforts in the Philippines. “At Binance, we are […]

70mai Dash Cam Omni Review: The First Ever 360 Dash Cam!

Dash cams have become indispensable given the increasing challenges of Manila traffic and, unfortunately, the erratic behavior of some drivers on the road. While you can find decent dash cams for recording your daily commutes, imagine the added benefits of integrating artificial intelligence into such a gadget and other features that can make the drive […]

GoTyme and PayMongo Aim to Simplify Financing for SMEs

Acknowledging the growing needs of SMEs in the Philippines, GoTyme and PayMongo team up for a simplified financing system that allows small businesses to loan up to Php 500,000 using GoTyme’s banking services. Called PayMongo Capital powered by GoTyme Bank, their financing program aims to streamline the loan application process through a two-screen, two-minute journey […]

Alodia Leaves Tier One Entertainment

After co-founding Tier One Entertainment back in 2017 with Tryke Gutierrez and Brian Lim, Alodia Gosiengfiao announced on her Facebook and other social media channels that she would be leaving the company. The journey we shared in building the company has been both challenging and rewarding. However, it has become evident that our visions and […]

Lalamove BiyahEdukasyon Awards 100 Riders with Education Aid

Lalamove granted educational assistance to 100 of its partner riders beneficiaries through its BiyahEdukasyon program. The awarding ceremony was held at SMX Pasay City, where 100 beneficiaries received Php 20,000 in educational assistance. Lalamove screened over 1,000 applications from September 29 to October 29 before selecting the 100 partner riders that will be beneficiaries of […]

BSP Wants to Waive Transaction Fees for Under Php 1k Payments

BSP is still confident that it can achieve 50% of transactions being cashless by the end of 2023: according to BSP’s latest study, around 42.1% of retail payments are already digital in 2022, and 4 out of 10 Filipinos already use eWallets. This corroborates with Visa’s 2023 Consumer Payment Attitudes Study, where around 50% of […]

Microsoft Pushes Copilot Branding for its AI Dreams

In its push towards AI early this year, Microsoft has officially rebranded Bing Chat into Copilot. The Copilot rebranding applies to all of Microsoft’s ChatGPT-like interfaces for Bing, Edge, and Windows 11. Microsoft’s decision to push for Copilot branding comes at a time when OpenAI revealed that over 100 million people use ChatGPT on a […]

The Reno11 Series Claims to take SLR-like Photos

After launches from Xiaomi and vivo, OPPO is the next to unveil a new phone in China. This time, OPPO is focusing on the budget flagship segment with the Reno11 series. While we’re not expecting true flagship-caliber specs, OPPO boldly claims that the Reno11 series can take SLR-like photos. While countless brands have been pushing […]

Here’s How to Avail of GOMO’s Roaming Data Packages

GOMO has finally rolled out its Roam service, which allows its subscribers to use their GOMO SIMs outside the Philippines. GOMO Roam is a much-welcome feature to its subscribers, especially for those who travel a lot and need to use mobile data for things like navigation, communication, and social media. For its initial rollout, GOMO […]