Technology Milestones

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.
SPPI

PH women farmers make UN Project Inspire Top 10

An initiative to keep women in Samar productive with seaweed farming is one of the Top 10 in the recently concluded United Nation Women Singapore
APEC CEO 2015

APEC CEOs see broadband connectivity as a growth pathway

The APEC CEOs identified broadband connectivity as a priority among the several growth-driven areas in a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCooper
pickld

Pinoy-made Pickld photo diary application tops charts

Pickld, a photo diary mobile application made by Filipinos, shot up to the number one rank in the App Store charts in early November
Star Wars - Globe

New Star Wars film games, gadgets arrive in the Philippines

Star Wars: The Force Awakens arcade games, collectible accessories, toys, and gadgets are now in the Philippines through Disney Southeast Asia’s telecom
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.

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