Technology Milestones

iPhone 6s

Apple’s new iPhone 6s, 6s Plus in PHL November 6

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be available through Philippine telecoms carriers beginning November 6, 2015.
I Hear U messaging interface

Mimaropa pupils develop “I Hear U” app for Pinoy PWDs

Two MIMAROPA regional students have developed “I Hear U,” an android mobile applicationto help persons with hearing impairment learn finger spelling
Globe GCash

GCash, 7-Eleven team up in innovative cash transfer system

GCash makes it easier for millions of its customers to fund their accounts in over 1,000 7-Eleven convenience stores nationwide.
Riza

Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet.org honors Filipina grad

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, posted a video of Filipina Riza Mae Tachado to honor her efforts to finish her computer science degree
Marissa

PH developers, startups offered on Internet.org by Facebook

Philippine mobile application developers and startup companies can now be accessed on the Internet.org by Facebook platform.
Maglev train in Shanghai China

Filipino inventor develops Magnetic levitation train

Filipino inventor Jose Guardo Jr. of Davao has developed a local magnetic levitation or ‘Maglev’ train system to solve the country’s mass transportation
OpenSignal LTE Report

PH internet speed comparable to world service

The Philippines is providing comparably fast mobile internet service with Globe Telecom LTE speed, this according to a world report on internet services.
Shopify

E-commerce site Shopify to boost Pinoy entrepreneurs

International e-commerce platform Shopify is now being made available to local entrepreneurs with Globe myBusiness.
Anton Tanquintic

Anton Taquintic wins in Vienna Nuclear Olympiad

A 22-year-old Filipino physicist won in the Nuclear Olympiad held in Vienna, besting the world’s best and getting into the final round of the competition.
Miss ko na

Google crowd sources a song Miss Ko Na for Pinoy OFW’s

Filipino musical acts Kjwan, Sponge Cola, Itchyworms and Ebe Dancel, along with entertainer Mikey Bustos, have collaborated on a track
Philippines WiFi

Free WiFi for 99% of the Philippines by 2016

Free WiFi access for 99 percent of the Philippine archipelago by 2016 has been projected by the Department of Science and Technology.
Mayor Herbert Bautista launching the iReport QC

QC utilizes online mobile-based platform to fight HIV

A new online and mobile-based platform is being utilized by the Quezon City government to combat the spread of HIV.

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