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Philippines has slowest, poorest mobile LTE connection, says report

via INQUIRER.net – The Philippines is the country with the slowest connection and poorest coverage of LTE in the world, a phone application that measures internet speed said in a report. According to the February 2014 report “State of the LTE” by OpenSignal Inc., the Philippines has the slowest Read more »

Countdown to Phl Standard Time

By Rainier Allan Ronda/The Philippine Star – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and telecommunication firms are set to synchronize time with Philippine Standard Time (PhST) in welcoming the year 2014 tonight. Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom will be synchronizing their network time with the PhST today. Earlier, Read more »

Even Google says it’s tough to translate Filipino

via GMA News.com – Filipino is among the four languages that have presented quite a challenge to the engineers behind Google’s Translate app, the Internet giant admitted Friday. Eugene Weinstein and Pedro Moreno of the Google Speech Team said Google needed creative solutions to crack the four tongues. “Although Read more »

Pinoy-made gadget used in Tubbataha assessment

By Ace Tamayo/rappler.com – An automated rapid reef assessment system invented by the team of Dr. Maricor Soriano of the University of Philippines (UP) was one of the technologies used to make permanent visual records for the damage done at the Tubbataha reef. Known as the “Teardrop,” the Filipino Read more »

Pinoy-made short film up for Webby Awards, competes against Google, Microsoft

By Mary Rose Hogaza/mb.com.ph – The pinoy-made short film “Gift of Life” is the only Filipino entry for this year’s prestigious Webby Awards that made it into the top 5 online commercials category, alongside efforts from Google, Microsoft, and other digital giants. The two-and-half minute short film tells the Read more »

Solar-powered Pinoy car racing against world’s best

gmanews.tv A Philippine-made car is competing in one of the most revolutionary racing events in the world… and also among the quietest. The Sikat II solar car developed by De La Salle University engineering students and faculty will be racing in the 3,000-kilometer 11th World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Read more »