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Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardNov 25th, 2017

Digital addiction: How technology keeps us hooked

The World Health Organization is to include “gaming disorder,”  the inability to stop gaming, into the International Classification of Diseases. By doing so, the WHO is recognizing the serious and growing problem of digital addiction. The problem has also been acknowledged by Google, which recently announced that it will ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Resorts World books 350% profit surge

The operator of Resorts World Manila, an integrated gaming complex in Pasay City, saw a big profit jump in the first semester of 2018 led by non-operating earnings. Travellers International Hotel G.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

ABS-CBN Sports, Garena partner for 2018 Globe Conquerors Manila LoL tournament

Another major eSports event will soon be watched on ABS-CBN S+A as ABS-CBN Sports and Garena come together for the “2018 Globe Conquerors Manila” League of Legends (LoL) tournament this August. Fans of the popular multiplayer online video game can witness the best teams in Southeast Asia battle for pride and prize when the tournament goes LIVE from the Mall of Asia (MoA) Arena on ABS-CBN S+A, as well as via livestream and YouTube live for the semifinals and finals this Saturday (August 18) and Sunday (August 19). Garena is exclusive operator of top tier games in Southeast Asia and a leading advocate of eSports in the region. For this tournament, it brought eight teams from the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand who have already started battling it out in the preliminaries happening at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila until Friday (August 17). S+A’s coverage on Saturday (August 18) will start at 10 am for the opening ceremonies of the semifinals. The semifinals will be a best of five series between the Group A toppers and Group B 2nd placer in the morning, while the second seed of Group A faces the top seed of Group B in the afternoon. Viewers can also catch the celebrity showmatch featuring popular gamer, musician, and cosplayer Ashley Gosiengfiao, comedian Empoy Marquez, and James Reid’s brother, Jack, among other personalities. On Sunday (August 19), the victors in the semifinals will figure in another best of five series at 2 pm for the right to book a trip to the 2018 League of Legends World Championships in South Korea as the Southeast Asian representative. There will also be band performances for those who will troop to the venue while it will be hardcore battles for those tuning in to S+A. eSports has been a rising phenomenon all over the world, especially in the last few years, where events such as the League of Legends World Championship can draw over 30 million viewers to rival traditional sports. S+A, which also previously aired a major DOTA 2 event, is committed to helping strengthen the local gaming community and promote eSports as a legit and competitive sporting event.   ---- Don’t miss the heart-pounding action of the various heroes in the virtual world of League of Legends in the live broadcast of the semifinals and finals of the “2018 Globe Conquerors Manila” LoL tournament this Saturday (August 18) starting 10 am and on Sunday (August 19) at 2 pm LIVE on S+A and S+A HD, as well as via livestream and YouTube live. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

STI joins industry giants in eSports venture

STI, one of the country’s largest networks of schools, has linked up with five top firms to develop world-class talents in e-gaming industry with the launch of eSports, a fast-rising form of competition using video games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Expressing with Emojis

IF you haven’t heard yet, today is World Emoji Day. Yes, even emojis have their special day too which only makes it fitting because in today’s digital era, emojis are the new age of communication. The use of emojis have become so popular especially among millennials and here are five reasons why. Emojis speak louder… link: Expressing with Emojis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Globe Conquerors Manila | Kualifikasi UTAMA – Headhunters vs Titus Empire Gaming – Manila Video

Globe Conquerors Manila 2018 ini adalah turnamen regional yang menjadi bagian dari rangkaian SEA Tour Championship. Turnamen ini akan menentukan perwakilan Asia Tenggara di World Championship 2018 mendatang. Dalam turnamen ini nantinya akan menampilkan 8 tim terbaik dari lima negara. Mereka akan saling bertempur demi merebut gelar juara dan tiket untuk tampil di Worlds 2018.… link: Globe Conquerors Manila | Kualifikasi UTAMA – Headhunters vs Titus Empire Gaming – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Weekly PC download charts: ‘PUBG’, ‘GTA V’, ‘FFXV’ and ‘Jurassic World’ hold steady during sales

With week two of an annual mid-year sale taking place on PC gaming's Steam download service, its top five remains largely unchanged from the week before; "Wreckfest" charges to the top of the GamersGate ranking, while Filipino-inspired horror "Tanggal" sneaks up on Itch.io number one "Baldi's Basics". The second week of the Steam Summer Sale sees its revenue-based top five best-seller chart unchanged, save for "Grand Theft Auto V" and the "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" Sanhok Event Pass swapping places in positions 2 and 3 respectively. Otherwise, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" itself, lavish fantasy adventure "Final Fantasy XV", and the recently released dinosaur theme park ...Keep on reading: Weekly PC download charts: ‘PUBG’, ‘GTA V’, ‘FFXV’ and ‘Jurassic World’ hold steady during sales.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Heeding our digital competitive rank

The Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development has reported that the Philippines dropped 10 notches in another of its world rankings, this time on digital competitiveness. This shouldn’t come as a surprise......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

WHO: Compulsive video gaming now a mental health problem

Compulsive video-gaming is now considered a mental illness, the World Health Organization has reported......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Comment on Philippines losing digital edge — IMD by 2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking-Times of News Philippines

[…] FRESH from a drop in overall competitiveness position last month, the Philippines suffered a similar fall in the digital field in an annual report of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Read the full story. […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Comment on Philippines losing digital edge — IMD by 2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking-Times of News Philippines

[…] FRESH from a drop in overall competitiveness position last month, the Philippines suffered a similar fall in the digital field in an annual report of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Read the full story. […] Source link link: Comment on Philippines losing digital edge — IMD by 2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking-Times of News Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking

FRESH from a drop in overall competitiveness position last month, the Philippines suffered a similar fall in the digital field in an annual report of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Read the full story. The post 2018 IMD world digital competitiveness ranking appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

PH down 10 spots in world digital competitiveness rankings

The Philippines’ global competitiveness ranking in digital terms has fallen by 10 notches, to 56th out of 63 countries from last year’s 46th, based on a report released on Tuesday. The 2018 World Digital Competitiveness (WDC) report, issued by Switzerland’s International Institute for Management Development (IMD), also ranked the Philippines among the lowest in the [...] The post PH down 10 spots in world digital competitiveness rankings appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Video gaming addictive like crack – WHO

PARIS, France – Video gaming can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organization said Monday, June 18, in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). "After consulting with experts across the world, and reviewing evidence in an exhaustive manner, we ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

WATCH: Sony chief on return of Resident Evil 2, new Spider-Man game

LOS ANGELES, USA – The chief of Sony's global studios for interactive entertainment, Shuhei Yoshida, was in quite the jovial mood at the world's biggest gaming expo, the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo.  The Sony head even conducted a little tour of Sony's booth at the show, as uploaded on the Playstation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

NCRPO Krimen sa M.Manila bumababa, nagmumukha lang lumalala dahil sa media transparency at fake news – Manila Video

We live in interesting times. Eaglenews.PH is the official digital news platform of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation, the headquarters of which is in Quezon City, Philippines. It brings you news that matters from the Philippines and around the world. It has correspondents across the country and in different parts of the world, as well as partner… link: NCRPO Krimen sa M.Manila bumababa, nagmumukha lang lumalala dahil sa media transparency at fake news – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Bitcoin whales pulling cryptocurrency strings

Virtual representation of a digital cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin. (AFP FILE PHOTO) London, United Kingdom - Bitcoin, the star of the cryptocurrency world, is widely seen as a freewheeling tool as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 13th, 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

OFWs to receive digital literacy, business training from Facebook

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can now take advantage of digital literacy and online business trainings from social media giant Facebook starting July. On Thursday, June 7, Facebook and the Overseas Workers' Welfare Administration (OWWA) formalized a partnership during the agency's World Migrants' Day event in Pasay City. Clair Deevy, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Atari co-founder dies at age 81 due to cancer

Atari co-founder Ted Dabney passed away at age 81 due to cancer. Friend, author and video game historian Leonard Herman made the announcement through a Facebook post dated May 26. Doctors diagnosed Dabney with esophageal cancer in 2017, but he decided not to undergo treatment; he was told he only had eight months left to live, according to Eurogamer. Dabney partnered with Nolan Bushnell in 1972 to set up Atari and created "Pong", the simple two-player arcade game which landed Atari in the history books of the video gaming world. He also co-founded the Syzygy Game Company prior to putting up Atari. When he left Atari around March 1973, he continued to help Bushnell wit...Keep on reading: Atari co-founder dies at age 81 due to cancer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018