In Just 2 Weeks, NVIDIA Overtakes Microsoft and Apple For Most Valuable Company

Its been an incredible past 2 weeks for NVIDIA. We’re not just talking about their grand AI plans that founder Jensen Huang shared during COMPUTEX 2024, but the fact that NVIDIA overtook Apple and Microsoft to become the most valuable company in the world. READ MORE: Top 5 Highlights at the NVIDIA COMPUTEX 2024 Keynote […]

SEC Approves Move to Block Binance in the Philippines

Four months after the Philippines issued an SEC advisory against Binance, the SEC finally approved the move to block the cryptocurrency marketplace in the Philippines. In a press statement, the SEC said that they have sent a formal request to the NTC to block Binance’s website and all other web pages used by the cryptocurrency marketplace. Just […]

How to transfer money from GCash To Maya

It doesn’t seem like it, but there’s an easy way to transfer money from one rival e-wallet to another. While GCash is still the dominant player in the local e-wallet scene, there are times when having to transfer money to Maya to pay for something makes more sense. Maya, for example, has attractive interest rates […]

You Can Now Trade Stocks Using Your Maya Account

Your Maya Account is more powerful than ever, as the Fintech platform announced that you can trade stocks with it. The feature has gone live today (December 15) on the Maya App, and you can choose either Yapster E-Trade or Philstocks Financial for your stock trading options. Once you sign up with either platform, you […]

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 […]

Google Pixel 8 And Pixel 8 Pro: All-in On AI

Google is leaning into its AI capabilities for its new Pixel 8 phones, stuffing both the vanilla model and Pro flagship with nifty AI tricks that spruce up both photos and video. Unfortunately, just like the devices before it, the Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro will likely not arrive in the Philippines, which […]

2023 Tech Industry Crisis? 200K Worker Layoffs From Jan-May

Through the pandemic, we’ve seen quite a lot of mass layoffs which have resulted in sudden unemployment for a lot of people. It may be caused by the long-term lingering economic effects of the lockdowns, or just the new workplace dynamics in this new normal. Well, it appears that this has been happening on a […]

US SEC Sues Binance; Investors Pull Out $791.6 Billion

It seems that Binance could not get a break: after around $3 billion was withdrawn in 24 hours last December 2022, investors pulled out almost $791.6 million from Binance after the US SEC sues Binance and its founder with 13 securities charges. This is despite a number of investors transferring their assets from FTX after […]

Smart And BlockchainSpace Ink Partnership For Web3 Creator Platform

BlockchainSpace, one of the largest Web3 community platforms in Southeast Asia, recently held a press conference alongside Smart Communications. This was to introduce its strategic partnership that aims to connect communities and unlock new possibilities. According to BlockchainSpace CEO Peter Ing, this marks a major milestone in Web3 adoption – both in the Philippines and […]

From Bird to Doge: Elon Musk Changes Twitter Logo

It seems that Elon Musk is very, very late to April Fools, as he decided to toy around with Twitter yet again by replacing the social media platform’s iconic bird logo with the Doge logo–to represent Musk’s support for Dogecoin. pic.twitter.com/wmN5WxUhfQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 3, 2023 While Twitter seems to be normal as […]

2023 GCash Futurecast: Global Pay, FREE Int’l Transactions?!

The GCash Futurecast this 2023 revealed a lot of groundbreaking innovations from the fintech wallet application. We’re happy to report that despite the app’s fame, the team hasn’t ceased with its drive to innovate. Here are our personal favorites from the show. GCash Overseas The company understands that there are over 10 million Overseas Filipino […]

“RIP Bondee” Trends On Social Media As Users Leave The App

Sometimes trends can pick up and become mainstays in the industry, but most of them crash and burn after some time in the spotlight. That’s exactly what’s happening right now as “RIP Bondee” is currently trending on social media. But what’s up with the social app that had generated a lot of buzz just a […]