Ayala group invests in phishing protection

Venture capital firm Kickstart Ventures, Inc. on Friday said the Ayala group had invested in SlashNext, a company that combats phishing attacks. Kickstart manages the $180-million fund under the Ayala Corporation Technology Innovation Venture (ACTIVE), which is backed by Ayala Corp. along with its subsidiaries AC Energy, AC Industrials, AC Ventures, Bank of the Philippine […]

Predictive Healthcare Analytics makes headway as accurate patient outcomes become a priority

The healthcare ecosystem is one that has thrived on the cusp of scientific progress, benefitting enormously from the winds of change in the technological realm. In the last decade, the medical field has observed a commendable revolution with the influx of AI, Big Data, robotics, and the like. One such methodology that has carved out […]

Daily COVID-19 tally lowest in 9 months; active cases at 30,544

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) reported 1,409 coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the lowest in almost nine months. Tuesday’s tally was the eighth straight day that cases were fewer than 3,000, bringing the total to 2.8 million. The agency reported only 46 more deaths due to technical issues, bringing the total to […]

Eumir Marcial KOs opponent for a sure Olympic bronze medal

Eumir Marcial of the Philippines reacts after winning his fight against Arman Darchinyan of Armenia at the Tokyo Olympics, Aug. 1. — REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino Filipino middleweight boxer Eumir Felix D. Marcial advanced to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympic Games after knocking out Armenian Arman Darchinyan in the opening round of their quarterfinal clash at […]

Play-in tourney likely will return

NBA commissioner Adam Silver expects the play-in tournament for postseason berths to continue next season. Giving his annual state-of-the-association address before the start of the NBA Finals on Tuesday in Phoenix, Silver weighed in on topics including player injuries amid a condensed 2020-21 schedule, the potential for the Toronto Raptors to return to playing in […]

US threatens 25% tariffs on UK exports in row over Britain’s ‘unreasonable’ tech firm tax

The US is threatening to impose tariffs of up to 25 per cent on some UK exports as it retaliates over Britain’s new ‘unreasonable’ and ‘discriminatory’ tax on big tech firms. The UK introduced a digital services tax last April in a bid to ensure search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces pay […]

Preparing for Hybrid Work Setups with Aruba

Available through ICS, Aruba solutions equip organizations for both remote and on-site work. In the past months, as the pandemic forced employees to continue working at home, both leaders and team players have seen the advantages and limitations of remote work. With several businesses having implemented it to a greater extent, some for the first […]