Tuslob Buwa® and HTML entities

“How do I add ® to my post?” an acquaintance posted on Facebook as everyone piled up on Azul for trademarking Tuslob Buwa by posting their own versions of trademarking Cebu products and delicacies. It’s so much easier now. You can just copy and paste special characters, including the registered, trademarked, and copyrighted signs, andContinue reading “Tuslob Buwa® and HTML entities”

Smart network ready for LTE Advanced: Rolando Peña

DAVAO CITY-After hitting LTE Advanced download speeds in excess of 200 megabits per second (Mbps) during tests in Manila, Smart Communications Inc. held another test in Davao City last Saturday. PLDT and Smart Technology head Rolando Peña said he scheduled the test in Davao to show that the company’s network is able to deliver LTE AdvancedContinue reading “Smart network ready for LTE Advanced: Rolando Peña”

Introduction to Startup Weekend Cebu 3

Startup Weekend Cebu 3 will be held on June 7, 8 and 9 at the University of San Carlos Downtown Campus. It will be held as part of the Cebu Business Month 2013 celebrations. To prepare for the event, organizers led by TechTalks.ph will be holding an “Introduction to Startup Weekend” event tomorrow at 6Continue reading “Introduction to Startup Weekend Cebu 3”

Globe unveils new Globe Broadband Tattoo USB skins

GLOBE Broadband Tattoo has unveiled three new designs for its USB skin—Black Dragon, Purple Brushstrokes, and White Techie. Globe is “the first to offer funky broadband-equipped USBs in the Philippines,” the company said in a press statement. BLACK DRAGON USB skin for Globe Broadband Tattoo.

Cebu needs to work to keep IT talents: Damarillo

CEBU has the potential to be the next Silicon Valley but it must deal with the movement of its talented workers to Manila and abroad and improve its marketing as a technology hub, an information technology entrepreneur said Friday. Winston Damarillo, one of the founders of G2iX and its chief executive officer, said that becauseContinue reading “Cebu needs to work to keep IT talents: Damarillo”

Cebu artists strip for Budoy

Cebus reggae king Budoy is a candidate for eviction from the Pinoy Big Brother show. To express their support and generate votes for Budoy, artists in Cebu, including UP Professor Raymund Fernandez, stripped in Kahayag Cafe. To view the photos (warning: may be not safe for work if you have as boss someone like Dr.Continue reading “Cebu artists strip for Budoy”

Sigbins unite

Original sigbin and Cebus reggae imp Budoy has been nominated for eviction in Pinoy Big Brother. To save Budoy, text BB BUDOY to 231 for Smart and 2331 for Globe. Whats a sigbin? Heres how Budoy describes the mythical creature in his song Original Sigbin: kon molakaw magtuwad abtik molayat, kusog molupad moabante pina-backward moatrasContinue reading “Sigbins unite”

A call for solidarity

For a few years now, the global media community has named the Philippines among the most dangerous places for journalists. In the past two years, our country has been second only to Iraq in the number of media killings. Philippine journalists have fought hard to roll back the tide of violence. Today, however, the PhilippineContinue reading “A call for solidarity”