Technology Milestones

Facebook Philippines

Facebook opens headquarters in the Philippines

Facebook, the world’s largest social media network, has opened its first office in the Philippines.
Google's 'Be the Boss' Awards finalists

15 Pinoy technopreneurs train in Silicon Valley

Fifteen young entrepreneurs, all finalists of #BeTheBoss Awards, were sent to Silicon Valley, USA to learn how to use digital tools
Diwata-1 launch

Microsat Diwata launched to space station

Diwata, the Philippines’ first microsatellite was launched on March 22 (March 23 PH time) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

DOST Free Wi-Fi to boost online income earners

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) reports that by the end of 2015 an estimated 1.5 million Filipinos have earned dollars without leaving
Angelo Casimiro working on his DIY BB-8

Filipino student creates DIY Star Wars BB-8 Droid

Angelo Casimiro, a 17-year-old De La Salle University student, made a fully functional, life size, and smartphone operated BB-8
Hybrid Electric Road Train

RP-made Hybrid Electric Road Train launched

An eco-friendly Hybrid Electric Road Train developed by Filipino engineers from the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research
Wireless Internet

Free Wi-Fi Project Goes Nationwide with P3B Upgrade

The Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places project throughout the Philippines is on track for implementation this 2016
Diwata, the first microsatellite built by an all-Filipino team

Diwata Philippine-made satellite ready for launch

Diwata I, the first Philippine-made micro satellite, has been turned over to Japan for the target space launch from the International Space Station (ISS) in April.
Tojo Motors

Electric vehicle industry targets 6,000 units by 2018

The Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) is reportedly targeting 6,000 electric vehicles (EV) by year 2018
UST Paskuhan 3D video mapping

UST celebrates Paskuhan 2015 with 3D video mapping

The traditional holiday celebration at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila this year was infused with the newest technology
DigiMall

Digimall bazaar presents Filipino Shopify merchants

Digimall, the Philippines’ first online bazaar, will introduce 25 Shopify merchants offering digital shopping experience December 18-20, 2015.
Globe

Globe shines in SingTel Mobile App Challenge

Globe Telecom reached the finals as it represented the Philippines in the 2nd Regional Mobile App Challenge 2015 of Singtel Group-Samsung.

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