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 […]

Hatasu Teases HERO eBike for its HoliWheels Campaign

Hatasu is gearing up for the holidays, as it kicks off its HoliWheels campaign, where one of the highlights is the unveiling of the Hatasu Hero, which is its latest eBike offering. The Hero is a 2-seater eBike that has an Eagle-Eye headlight that replicates the looks of an iconic superhero mask. It’s a modern […]

Philippine Airlines Partners with GCash for Exclusive Promos

Booking flights with Philippine Airlines is now made easier with its partnership with GCash. The integration of Philippine Airlines with GCash means that users can make use of features like GGives and GLife to help them book flights conveniently. The partnership was made official with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) at Bonifacio […]

Globe Discourages Late Postpaid Payments with Php 50 Fee

You might want to avoid beating the deadline for postpaid bills soon, as Globe announced that they will impose a Php 50 late fee starting December 1. In a statement sent to ABS-CBN News, Globe explained that paying postpaid bills on time ensures uninterrupted service for its mobile and broadband postpaid subscribers. Globe reiterated that […]