Philippines

MyTaxi.Ph Will Now Be Known As GrabTaxi

A month after launching MyTaxy.PH Android app, the team is announcing that they will be changing their name to GrabTaxi, which will also apply to the app, web site and company...

Collabspot Receives An Initial Investment of $79,000 From Mentor Laurent Gasser

Collabspot a Singapore-based Startup that has a team of developers in the Philippines, just received an initial investment of $79,000 (S$100,000) from company mentor Laurent...

BlackBerry Q10 Set To Launch in the Philippines on June 7

BlackBerry Philippines just announced that the BlackBerry Q10 will be available in the Philippines starting on June 7 with a suggested retail price of Php31,990....

Plug and Play Tech Center Partners with Kickstart Ventures To Bring Silicon Valley To the Philippines

Looks like the startup scene in the Philippines is about to get a real jump start that’s been waiting for, as Philippine-based seed venture fund Kickstart and Silicon Valley...

Get the Job done for just Php199 at 199Jobs

All of us love those 99 Pesos Stores, where every items are on sale for just Php 99.00 (Pesos) and that same concept is what co-founder Glenn Santos and Fitz Villafuerte are using...

Goodbye Filipino Time.. Hello Philippine Standard Time!

We often hear the term “Filipino Time” and more often than not it is always linked to the habit of being tardy than being on time. It looks like that’s about to...

Cebuano now available in Google Translate

Google just announced the addition of Cebuano and 4 other language (Bosnian, Hmong, Javanese, and Marathi) on Google Translate....

Now here’s my Internet in the Philippines

After a more than a week back in the Philippines and after a 5 days in Singapore here’s what my online life looks like. I was gonna post this right after I published this,...

Here are the 10 Winner of the IdeaSpace Incubation Program

From an original 700 entries then trimmed down to 20 startups now IdeaSpace announced the 10 winners of their year long search for the best and promising startup in the...

Samsung Philippines Launches Galaxy Note 8.0 with a Retail Price of Php23,990

In a media event held at R Space in Makati, Samsung Philippines officially launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. The event was hosted by DJ and TV Host Sam YG and the event was your...

PAL Partners with OnAir to provide In-Flight WiFi Service

Good news for PAL Patrons, Flag Carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will be offering Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity) by mid-year that will allow passengers to make call and surf the...

Offerchat to Provide Free Live Chat Tools for Web sites

Here’s another Filipino startup that has an interesting business and revenue model. You see Offerchat is a live chat tool that businesses can use on their web sites to...

NDFY.Me Aims to Discover the Next Big Thing in OPM

I don’t know anyone who is not music lover specially OPM, be it Wolfgang, Regine Velazquez, Eraserheads, RiverMaya or Christian Bautista we are all fans of music but these...

IdeaSpace to Award Top 10 Pinoy Startups with $1.25M in Funding

Webgeek is reporting that IdeaSpace will announce the top 10 Startups that will be chosen from the 20 startup finalist and will be awarded $1.25M in Funding ($120,000 each or...

Starmobile Diamond – Another Homegrown Android Phone

Hoping to steal some of the spot-light from Cherry Mobile, Starmobile just gave it’s fans a sneak peek at their upcoming Starmobile Diamond. It’s a 5.0″ Android...