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Galleria opens digital playground

A GROUP of children in school uniforms face each other as they stand on an underlit floor. Seconds later, they run and scatter — hiding under tables, climbing a rainbow tree, or attempting to camouflage themselves with the dark room’s walls. All of them find a hiding place except one child, who runs around searching for his friends......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineNov 8th, 2018

SM Cinema Opens 64th Branch in Ormoc City

SM Cinema opens its newest movie hub at SM Center Ormoc last November 16, 2018. Equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and additional 390 seats, SM Cinema Ormoc has three (3) sound surround digital cinemas with end to end screens and comfortable seats. SM Cinema Ormoc also launched the very first Director’s Club in the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Robinsons opens storybook filled delight, festivities at ‘Holiday Fair’

To warmly mark the advent of Christmas, Robinsons Supermarket showered visitors and shoppers with joy at the Holiday Fair held at Robinsons Galleria on November 10 and 11......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

6 groups vie for ‘Wicked Dreams’

A one-day school fair to be held at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu on Oct. 28 will highlight tech-based projects from various schools across the Visayas and foster innovation in schools and the local community. “The Wicked Dreams Action Civics Fair is a platform to feature student projects using innovation, digital media and technology. The fair… link: 6 groups vie for ‘Wicked Dreams’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Investors prone to digital currency fraudsters – SEC

Ignorance of Filipinos about investing in virtual currencies opens opportunities for cybercriminals, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said last week. With the rising popularity and value of digital currency globally, there is also an equal need of increasing one’s knowledge in entering the cryptocurrency market, SEC Commissioner Ephyro Luis Amatong stressed during the panel [...] The post Investors prone to digital currency fraudsters – SEC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

STARBOOKS digital library opens in Legazpi City

LEGAZPI CITY, June 28 (PIA) - Ten STARBOOKS digital library were recently opened for the students of Bitano Elementary School (BES) and other students here, this month. Tomas B. Brinas, Department of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Irving stays busy with knee to mend, movie to promote

By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving doesn’t have to worry about free agency until next summer, though he’s got plenty to keep him busy for now. There’s a movie to promote and a knee to mend. He hopes he’s good on screen, but wants to be better than ever on the court. “Now becomes the real climb to Mount Everest, back to the top,” Irving said Monday (Tuesday, PHL time). “So I’m just taking my time.” The Boston Celtics All-Star is hoping he can start playing again in a couple weeks. But he’s staying patient in his rehab from late-season surgery because of an infection in his knee, figuring the extra time can only help after he played deep into June the previous two years with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was traded to the Celtics last summer while filming “Uncle Drew.” The movie, in which he plays an old playground basketball legend who started as a character in Pepsi commercials, premieres in New York on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) and opens nationwide Friday (Saturday, PHL time). The Cavaliers gave Irving’s former jersey number to Collin Sexton, drafted last week with the No. 8 pick that Cleveland acquired from Boston in the trade. But Irving wasn’t upset, saying he already gave away the only Cavs’ No. 2 that matters to him — the one he wore while hitting the biggest shot in the franchise’s history. That was on Father’s Day in 2016, the night Irving nailed the three-pointer that helped the Cavaliers beat the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals for the franchise’s first championship. “The history, it’s already captured, man,” Irving said. “I was on one of the best teams in NBA history in my opinion, just accomplishing something that was that much bigger than ourselves. A feat that was, we’re one of no other teams. We’re like 1 of 1, in history. So for me, I think the biggest thing was giving that jersey to my dad, and if that’s where the No. 2 legacy ends, then cool.” Though Irving asked to be traded — a request LeBron James hoped the Cavs wouldn’t honor — he looks back fondly on his time in what’s now Sexton’s number. “I gave a lot of commitment and sacrifice to being there from Day 1, so to have that six-year span of doing some unbelievable things, I’m definitely happy about it,” he said. “I never shy away from that in terms of Cleveland giving me the opportunity to a 19-year-old kid of wearing No. 2. Now, it’s just a transition in the league. “There’s no hard feelings from my end. But now he has to start from kind of the chopping block just like everyone else did, so I’m excited for him.” And he’s excited for “Uncle Drew,” in which Irving rounds up his old teammates to play in a tournament at New York’s Rucker Park. Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Chris Webber and Nate Robinson star as his old running mates. They were on set with him when they started getting alerts that Irving had been traded. “Once it happened, the dancing just got a little better,” Irving said. Irving needed three hours of makeup daily to look like a senior citizen before the 14 hours a day of filming. He believes his love of basketball shows up through his role of wise old sage who hangs around the courts — though Irving himself hasn’t played on outdoor playgrounds in years. His game is indoors now, and he plans on being back there this summer before dealing with his own free agency next summer. “Not just the same way but also a lot better,” Irving said. “That’s where the focus has to be. If you leave any room for doubt or uncertainly, I mean you might as well get out of the game.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Epson kicks up pace of digital transformation

Toshimitsu Tanaka opens Epson Philippines' Fusion 9 event. Epson has entered the digital arena with the first crystal quartz wristwatch. Never complacent with simply connecting people and time.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Get in LINE: Theme park devoted to messaging app opens in Bangkok

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAomVvGvDiE It already boasts the digital loyalty of more than 40 million Thais, but now Asia's ubiquitous social-media messaging app Line is breaking into the real world with a Bangkok theme park. By turns colorful, creative and ever-so-slightly creepy, the 1,500 square meter (16,000 square foot) "Line Village" in Bangkok's commercial heart immerses visitors in the internal world of the app with cut-outs, projections and life-size models of its cutesie 'sticker' characters. Bears "Brown" and "Choco" sit in rooms painstakingly adorned with details of the siblings' 'lives' and passions --- sport for the former and social media and fashion f...Keep on reading: Get in LINE: Theme park devoted to messaging app opens in Bangkok.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

School shooter video game draws criticism

An upcoming video game that lets players simulate a school shooting is coming in for criticism from parents of shooting victims and from politicians.   An online petition by activist group Change.org urged the game distributor not to launch the game. The petition has so far drawn more than 100,000 signatures.   The game, "Active Shooter," is to be released by Valve Corp. of Bellevue, Washington, on June 6 for between $5 and $10.   A trailer on the website of Valve's digital distributor Steam opens with the player's character as a SWAT team member entering a school to tackle a shooter before switching over to the perspective of the attacker with the action...Keep on reading: School shooter video game draws criticism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

A digital playground in the mall

Stepping into PlayLab is like entering a virtual-reality game zone— except that there are no headsets, and everything involves physical activity aside from mental coordination. Described as “the first digital interactive playground in the Philippines,” PlayLab is an indoor game park that features 14 attractions encouraging family bonding. Developed for children between 3 to 10… link: A digital playground in the mall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Isla Lipana & Co. opens Iloilo City office

By: Ancel Marie B. Mondia ISLA LIPANA & Co., the Philippine member firm of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) global network, opened its Iloilo City office, December 7, 2017, at The Galleria in Jaro district. According to Alex Cabrera, chairman and senior partner of PwC Philippines, they selected Iloilo City as the site of their newest office because […] The post Isla Lipana & Co. opens Iloilo City office appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

UnionBank opens fully digital branch in bid to address banking ‘pain points’

UNIONBANK of the Philippines (UnionBank) unveiled its new fully digital branch on Monday, which aims to provide customers a new banking experience. Said to be the first digital bank branch in the Philippines, “The ARK” eliminates the common elements in a bank branch such as queues and paper forms. Instead, customers will be entertained by […] The post UnionBank opens fully digital branch in bid to address banking ‘pain points’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Inside 3D Printing Seoul Opens Up the New Era of Digital Manufacturing

Inside 3D Printing Seoul Opens Up the New Era of Digital Manufacturing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

New innovation lab opens in Makati CBD PLDT Innolab is Philippines lair of digital smarts

MANILA, Philippines - The country’s leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT recently opened its newest Innovation Laboratory (Innolab) at the Mak.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2016

Comment on BSP looking to bring PERA online as appetite stays low by Digitalising PERA to leapfrog its growth in the Philippines | OpenGov Asia

[…] to a recent report, the Bank has received proposals to create a digital space in order to popularise the investment […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Comment on AIM hopes to reverse ‘brain drain’ with data science program by AIM boosts digital tech and data science in the Philippines | OpenGov Asia

[…] to a recent report, they are working on three projects and that the third, and in a much larger scale, remains to be […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

How AI, facial recognition drag future into the present | Inquirer Technology

GUANGZHOU, China---Facial recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) have become the major digital trends in China as consumers demand convenience, personalised experiences and time savings. At WeCh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News14 hr. 11 min. ago

Local tourism gets digital boost from Smart

Local tourism gets digital boost from Smart.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

ATIN TO: Desiderio opens first-ever business in Fairview

Though he was not able to achieve his goal of giving UP a championship, Paul Desiderio was still able to fulfill his promise. With this, Chooks-to-Go still awarded Desiderio his very own branch that will be with him for the rest of his life. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held after the taping of Desiderio's Maalaala Mo Kaya episode which aired on ABS-CBN on Saturday. "Sa tuwa ko at in behalf of the UP community, maluwag sa loob ko na ibigay kay Paul ang Chooks-to-Go store na ito," said Bounty Agro Ventures Inc. president Ronald Mascariñas. "Bukod sa kikitain niya sa PBA, ngayon may dagdag pa na puhunan ang kanyang pamilya." "Hindi ko ito ine-expect kasi ang sabi nila, magkaka-store ako kapag nanalo kami ng championship," expressed Desiderio. "Laking pasasalamat ko kay Boss Ronald at sa Chooks-to-Go dahil magiging malaking tulong ito sa family ko." Prior to the UAAP Season 81 Men's Basketball Finals, Mascariñas, who is an alumnus of University of the Philippines-Los Banos, dangled a Chooks-to-Go branch to Desiderio if he was to be able to lead the UP Fighting Maroons past the Ateneo Blue Eagles. Unfortunately for Desiderio, the Fighting Maroons were swept in the Finals. Still, Desiderio's journey from Liloan, Cebu to Diliman is a success story that continues to serve as an inspiration, not just to Iskos and Iskas, but also to every Filipino. "Nakita namin yung pangarap ni Paul sa basketball. Among the players, nakita namin na siya yung mas nangangailangan. Kaya kahit wala na yung support namin sa team, we continued supporting Paul," the sports patron added. "Nakita niyo naman nung Finals, hindi siya nag-give up. Lumaban siya para sa UP. And we hope that he can still continue to inspire others, especially the youth, even if he is in the pros." Desiderio chose an existing store in Fairview as it is near UP. "Hindi lang para sa akin itong store na ito, para ito sa UP. Atin 'to!" declared Desiderio......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Baguio officials at odds over carnival at Children’s park

Baguio officials are at odds over the Baguio City Council-officials’ approval of the operation of a carnival at the Children’s Playground in Burnham Park......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019