Showing posts from November 21, 2021

Huawei PH: Bring Digital Skills to More Students Towards Building a Sustainable World

With the Students joined the program with outstanding output, Huawei Philippines successfully held the 7th Seeds for the Future program this year, made the program benefited over 200 students in the Philippines. The Undersecretary of DICT Arnold Ali Atienza, Undersecretary of DOST Renato Solidum, together with university heads and Seeds Alumni joined the Closing ceremony on Friday. Undersecretary of DICT Arnold Ali Atienza, gave his remarks to the program, “I highly laud Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Program. The sincerity of Huawei’s intention to eliminate the digital divide cannot be more apparent and clearly manifested in ways other than by providing useful training programs to contribute to ICT talent development and provide the technical skills needed in the industry. As Huawei aptly puts it, the Seeds for the Future Program is their way of sharing their innovation and technology to hopefully support the requirements of the Philippine ICT Industry and nurture the development of th

Lite Up and Discover Your True Self with Xiaomi

Xiaomi Philippines is releasing the "Lite Me Up” online series, a four-part online series that showcases the journey of the Lite Crew, four stylish and creative individuals discovering and expressing their true selves, as well as owning their style, with the help of the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. Guided by a group of Lite Style Experts - It girl and trendsetter Gabbi Garcia, fashion stylist Maita Baello, celebrity makeup artist Mark Qua, and photographer Rxandy Capinpin, the aspirants will discover how to unleash their most creative and stylish selves. “When it comes to fashion, I love experimenting and mixing up my wardrobe. But my most important style advice is to always make sure to express your truest self whether in real life or online. I’m excited to work with Xiaomi to help the Lite Crew in finding and expressing their own style with the help of the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE,” shared Gabbi. The Lite Crew includes the pretty and dainty wallflower, Sofia Jahrling, sporty and cool-girl,

Loket, a community mobile app by Filipinos, for the Filipinos

“Imagine a strong Filipino community where an exchange of information can make everyone’s life more comfortable-that is what Loket is ”,says Mr. Kael Jang, CEO of Loket Philippines. Nearly 12 years ago, Mr. Jang started a business in the Philippines and he found out that the biggest challenge of starting any business in the Philippines was insufficient information online for the neighborhood. He wished there was a way where Filipinos can get the information they need-when they need it. “If only I have a friend that could share to me these information, it could have been more comfortable”, Mr. Jang said. This same drive to help Filipinos overcome frustration because of insufficient information online and the need for a friendly platform that could guide Filipinos along the way, pushed him to develop a mobile app for Filipino people, created by Filipino people. “If other countries have their own community app created only for their citizens, Filipinos should have one as well”, he added.

Loket promotes decluttering through LibRECYCLE in BGC

“They (Loket) do not benefit from this (LibRECYCLE) since they are selling the items at a very low price then they are going to give it to selected communities” says Race Del Rosario, a BGC resident and Loket user. Two months ago, Loket, a mobile app for BGC residents and workers launched LibRECYCLE, an exclusive online event for BGC residents and workers. The event which happens exclusively on the app encourages BGC residents and workers to exchange their three (3) preloved items for free plants or stuffed toys. Race, during the interview shared that since he just relocated to a condo in BGC and the space is small, he had to think of ways on where to place or hide some of his items. He also admits the cluttered environment can affect someone’s mental health as well. This, in turn, supports research studies which shows that cluttered surroundings can affect a person’s mental health. Loket, on the other hand, a neighborhood app in BGC thought of ways to help the community in its small w

Xiaomi Gives You All You Want This Christmas – And More!

Feel the joy of the holiday season with Xiaomi’s Holiday Season Promo Christmas is right around the corner! Have you started your holiday shopping already? In case you’re still clueless about what to get your loved ones, Xiaomi has got you covered. Feel the holiday spirit with Xiaomi’s All I Want for Christmas promo and get an exclusive and adorable Mi Bunny plushie along with more awesome freebies sure to make Christmas extra merry when you purchase the Xiaomi 11T Series, Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, Mi 11 Lite, and the Xiaomi Pad 5 from November 13, 2021 to January 14, 2022.  The Xiaomi 11T is the content creator’s ultimate companion that is sure to keep up with all your dynamic creative needs. Its high-resolution triple camera and suite of AI-powered tools makes it a powerhouse for content creation and makes cinemagic more accessible for everyone. For only PHP 21,990 for its 8GB+128GB variant and PHP 24,990 for its 8GB+256GB variant, the promo will also give buyers a free speaker and eco b

Huawei PH held FSI 2021 to Explore More Inclusive Growth in Digital Economy

With the theme of “Digital Infrastructures for Inclusive Digital Economies”, Huawei Philippines held the Intelligent Finance Summit 2021 on November 18. This is the second year Huawei had this event locally, focusing on the foundational technologies that need to be implemented to achieve truly intelligent finance. During the event, Huawei had multi-layered perspectives and voices from Key Opinion Leaders, Industry Visionaries and Business Leaders from the Financial Services Industry – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Fintech Philippines Association, UnionDigital and PayMaya. Together, they shared insights on digital trends, best practices and explore how to prioritize digital infrastructures to achieve inclusive growth in the digital economy in 2022, and beyond. BSP marked during the event that, “To further advance the BSP's policy agenda, we also support critical information communication technology reforms. These initiatives aim to provide those who are currently unbanked or underban