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Zuckerberg wants ‘new framework’ for digital tax

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday backed moves by the OECD group of free-market economies to reform the way online giants are taxed worldwide, even if that means companies like his own paying more to national governments. “We also want tax reform and I’m glad the OECD is looking at this,” Zuckerberg says […] The post Zuckerberg wants ‘new framework’ for digital tax appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneFeb 14th, 2020

Nat’l Digital Careers Act pushed

As shifting to the new normal includes online working system, Senator Sonny Angara has filed National Digital Careers Act to provide a legal framework to online freelancing and strengthen digital careers in the Philippines. Senate Bill 1469 was filed by the lawmaker as he pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened more freelancing opportunities […] The post Nat’l Digital Careers Act pushed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

EU threatens tougher rules on hate speech after Facebook meeting

BRUSSELS, Belgium – A top EU official for digital policy warned Monday that big tech companies could face tougher rules and penalties in Europe if they failed to adequately curb hate speech and disinformation. European Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton remarks followed talks with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, who was in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2020

BSP, Indonesian counterpart ink cooperation

Philippine and Indonesian monetary authorities have agreed to work together to provide a framework for closer cooperation between their central banks to achieve a more secure, efficient and reliable payment system, and promote digital financial innovation. In a statement on Monday, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2020

BSP, BI promoting financial innovation together

he Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and Bank Indonesia (BI) on Monday vowed to support each other in promoting digital financial innovation while boosting cooperation in the payments system space. “The memorandum of understanding aims to provide a framework for closer cooperation between the two central banks to achieve a more secure, efficient and reliable […] The post BSP, BI promoting financial innovation together appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2020

Facebook s Zuckerberg open to scaling back Libra plan

WASHINGTON, USA (UPDATED) – Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg opened the door Wednesday to scaling back plans for its digital coin Libra if it cannot win approval as a new currency for global exchanges. Zuckerberg made the comments as he faced a torrent of criticism at a congressional hearing over the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2019

Zuckerberg to testify in U.S. Congress on Facebook digital currency plan

WASHINGTON, USA – Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify at the US House of Representatives this month on the social network's plan for a global digital currency, officials announced Wednesday, October 10. The House Financial Services Committee said in a statement that Zuckerberg would be the sole witness ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2019

PayMongo secures $12 million additional funding

PayMongo, a Filipino-owned online payment platform, has secured $12 million in funding from key investors to further boost its digital platform in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 14 min. ago

PH To Push for Digitization To Boost Economic Growth

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon said that pushing for digital transformation could help catapult the economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article by Philippine News Agency (PNA), Edillon said in an online press briefing on Tuesday that setting up digital infrastructures in the country can make the economy more resilient […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

DOT launches online accreditation system

The Department of Tourism has upgraded its accreditation system for tourism establishments as it launches an online portal in line with its digital push......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News22 hr. 31 min. ago

PISTON-Cebu continues appeal to allow jeepneys to operate in cities of Cebu and Mandaue

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON)-Cebu Chapter reiterates their appeal to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 to allow again the operation of traditional jeepneys in Cebu City and Mandaue City. Greg Perez, PISTON-Cebu Chapter coordinator, told CDN Digital that the agency should consider allowing operation of […] The post PISTON-Cebu continues appeal to allow jeepneys to operate in cities of Cebu and Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Alibaba Cloud digitalizes sports with more AI solutions

During the Apsara Conference 2020, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, unveiled a series of artificial intelligence (AI) powered solutions which are set to transform and digitalize the way sports entertainment was traditionally organized, broadcast and consumed. The solutions are designed to bring spectators closer to the events’ center stage for more personalized and interactive engagement, while helping organizers and broadcasters operate more efficiently, effectively and securely......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Make it Miko

Without prior professional experience working behind the camera, actor and Bidaman grand finalist Miko Gallardo has taken all his time learning the ropes while taping for the Pinoy BL, My Day. In fact, he has assisted in editing a few scenes for the trending digital drama......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

PJ wants inmates database to aid decongestion of jails, transfer provincial jails to BJMP

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu third district Representative and Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia has filed a bill in Congress seeking to establish a centralized system for the monitoring of inmates nationwide in aid of decongesting penitentiaries in the country. Garcia’s House Bill No. 7703 wants a digital network that will be the database of […] The post PJ wants inmates database to aid decongestion of jails, transfer provincial jails to BJMP appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Newborn baby left inside market in Barili, Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barili policemen are currently looking for the person or persons responsible for leaving a newborn baby boy inside the public market in Barangay Poblacion, Barili town, southwestern Cebu last September 26, 2020. Police Corporal Shiela Patatag of the Barili Police Station told CDN Digital on Monday, September 28, that they are […] The post Newborn baby left inside market in Barili, Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

PT& T boosts digital push

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. will test 5G fixed wireless broadband soon “on a proof of concept” basis to strengthen its digital push......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Vintage bomb found in Barangay Apas

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mabolo Police ask public to report immediately to police when they are able to find in their area vintage bombs or bombs that were left behind in World War II. This was what the Police Staff Sergeant Alfred Talaboc of the Mabolo Police Station said to CDN Digital following the discovery of […] The post Vintage bomb found in Barangay Apas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Shell Livewire launched to aid startups, businesses

From digital workflow management to contact tracing mobile apps, technology and innovation have been integral parts of overcoming the challenges presented by COVID-19. To proactively address unforeseen obstacles in the future of the pandemic, the Philippine government called upon innovators and startups to collaborate with them during the launch of Shell’s Livewire platform on September 25......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Converge ICT taps Nokia for Mindanao broadband

Converge ICT, one of the leading Internet and digital services providers in the Philippines, will bring ultra-broadband services to Mindanao by deploying Nokia’s fiber-to-the-home solution......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2020

Build a safe, open and orderly digital world

On the morning of September 8, 2020, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech titled Upholding Multilateralism, Fairness and Justice and Promoting Mutually Beneficial Cooperation at a high-level meeting of an international seminar themed with “Seizing Digital Opportunities for Cooperation and Development” and proposed a Global Initiative on Data Security......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Celebrating queer love & lsquo;Like in The Movies& rsquo;

After making an indelible mark on the filmmaking scene with high-caliber and award-winning films like Birdshot, Goyo, Hintayan ng Langit, LSS and Dead Kids, Globe Studio is back with their first ever narrative digital series that aims to bring all the “kilig” and laughter in a refreshingly unique way with Gaya sa Pelikula (Like in The Movies). .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020