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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

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

Cebu Pacific opens new routes from Clark hub

09 November 2018 – Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, begins commercial operation of its daily flight between its Clark and Davao hubs. The new routes are part of plans to expand the CEB route network from the Clark International Airport. Flight 5J 985 is scheduled to depart from Clark to Davao daily at 145pm, with estimated arrival at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao at 340pm. The return flight, 5J 986, is scheduled to depart Davao at 410pm, with Estimate Time of Arrival at the Clark International Airport at 605pm......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated News4 min. ago

Viral EDSA footbridge opens on Nov. 15

Viral EDSA footbridge opens on Nov. 15.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated News7 hr. 4 min. ago

Björk to present new show ‘Cornucopia’

The Shed, a major new arts center opening in New York City this spring, is hosting the world premiere of Bjrk's new concert production "Cornucopia". While full details of the production have yet to be revealed, "Cornucopia" will be presented in The Shed's largest space, the McCourt, and will feature Bjrk as well as the seven-piece female Icelandic flute ensemble Viibra. Conceived by Bjrk and directed by John Tiffany ("Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"), it will be, in Bjrk's words, "my most elaborate stage concert yet, where the acoustic and digital will shake hands, encouraged by a bespoke team of collaborators." The artist James Merry, who designed the futuristic headpiec...Keep on reading: Björk to present new show ‘Cornucopia’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Quezon lauds Go for pushing regional growth

QUEZON: The local government of Quezon thanked former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go for supporting the Southern Quezon Convention Center (SQCC) project saying that this opens greater opportunities for the province and its people. Go led the blessing and unveiling of the marker of SQCC upon the invitation of Quezon Gov.… link: Quezon lauds Go for pushing regional growth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

Istorya ng Pag-asa photo gallery opens in Iloilo

Text and photos by: Gail T. Momblan THE Istorya ng Pag-asa (INP) Photo Gallery was officially opened to Ilonggos through a ribbon cutting ceremony headed by Vice President Leni Robredo at the Festive Walk Mall in Mandurriao, Iloilo City on Nov. 9, 2018. The INP is an initiative of the Office of the Vice President which […] The post Istorya ng Pag-asa photo gallery opens in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

LONDON --- For kids growing up in today's cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual. Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup's digital pocket money app because his kids were still too young to get bank cards from traditional banks. With prepaid debit cards linked to the app, Hall's kids, aged 8 and 10, can spend their allowance and chore money by shopping online or by tapping at contactless payment terminals in stores. Sound like a recipe for splurging? Not so, he said. "When kids have cash they want to spend it quickly. They want to go to the shops and spend it on rubbish," said Hall, an IT project manager. But an app lets them check their balances ...Keep on reading: Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

France seeks global talks on cyberspace security

PARIS, France --- The French government announced Monday a "Paris Call" for talks to lay out a common framework for ensuring internet security, following a surge in cyberattacks which has dented confidence in global networks. The move aims to relaunch negotiations on a "code of good conduct" which have stalled since last year. Officials said the text, to be presented by President Emmanuel Macron as he opens UNESCO's Internet Governance Forum in Paris on Monday, has been signed by most European countries. But China, Russia and the United States have not yet joined, though a source in Macron's office said a "critical mass" of US players support the call, including Microsoft and th...Keep on reading: France seeks global talks on cyberspace security.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

6 foreigners nabbed for theft of P5 million worth of cryptocurrency

SIX foreigners identified as Chinese in Pasay City were arrested for allegedly stealing P5 million worth of cryptocurrency, also known as digital or virtual currency, police said on Monday. The...READ MORE The post 6 foreigners nabbed for theft of P5 million worth of cryptocurrency appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018