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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Lenovo opens its third Legion Store in SM City Clark

02/27/2020 03:48:57 PM



Just a month after launching its new store at the Queen City of the South, Lenovo Philippines went up north with the opening of its first Legion Store at Clark, Pampanga. 

Swipe right to avoid attacks: Cybercriminals hit dating apps

02/23/2020 12:18:04 PM

The hype of Valentine’s month also affects the world of cybersecurity as Kaspersky researchers evaluated the risks and challenges on the path to romance and found that cybercriminals are no strangers to love affairs.

Friday, February 28, 2020

In The Now releases new single "Fools"

02/27/2020 12:39:55 PM



Singapore teen Electro-pop and R&B band In The Now is releasing their debut single under Umami Records titled “Fools” this Friday, 28 February 2020.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Alex Bruce releases new single "Go Crazy" with BTS collaborator-songwriter Alex Rigo

02/23/2020 01:04:59 PM



Child rap prodigy Alex Bruce teams up with BTS collaborator Alex Rigo for her second single under Sony Music Philippines.

Mamba Out, Mamba Lives On.

02/25/2020 12:31:09 PM

Isang buwan na ang nakalipas mula noong ginulantang ang buong mundo ng balita ng kanyang biglaang pagkamatay. Pero ang sakit pa rin, pre. 

Habang pinapanood ang tribute sa kanya ng National Basketball Association sa YouTube, grabe, napaisip ako, halos dalawang dekada din pala mula noong sinundan ko ang liga na ito – gayun din ang karera niya, kahit hindi ako isang tagahanga.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Kaspersky, now an ISO/EIC 27001-certified company

02/18/2020 06:22:01 PM

Kasperksy has recently announced another milestone in its company. 

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020

And the Malware (Oscar) goes to...

02/18/2020 10:58:11 PM

Even at the hype of Oscars, cyberattacks do make (err...) attacks. Obviously, cybercriminals try to capitalize on our interest in high-profile movies.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Lenovo intros the new ThinkVision monitors

02/19/2020 12:00:36 AM

Lenovo has recently introduced its newest ThinkVision monitors. This line of display devices aim towards bolstering productivity in the workplace, particularly for small and medium businesses.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

H.E.R. releases new single "Comfortable"

02/19/2020 01:44:17 AM



After reaping critical success from her I Used to Know H.E.R. Tour recently, two-time Grammy winner H.E.R. has recently released a soulful single called “Comfortable.”

Sunday, February 16, 2020

A short while at The FlipTop Festival

02/11/2020 01:02:25 AM


It was on 20 March 2015 when I first step foot inside a FlipTop event.  The rap battle league staged its annual iteration of  Second Sight at the once-famous B-Side at The Collective in Makati City, where over hundreds of people — including yours truly — stood witnesses for hours to a plethora of singles rap battle matches. 

Friday, February 14, 2020

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 7)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes... 

Ten years ago, I tried coming up with a list of my favorite songs of the decade here in this blog. Unfortunately, I ended up shelving it as I got more busy with college studies and post-disaster recovery. 

Fast-forward to present, I became a wanderer in the locality's live music scene – a  far cry from the early years where I dig more of mainstream and foreign stuff.  Though I'm not hating at all, because exciting times took place during the 2010s.  K-Pop has ascended to even greater heights, while US & UK stuff still fares well, respectively. 

The Philippine music scene, however, saw another band explosion that paved the way to "hugot" and "swabe" music. The bar was raised once again, as quality music reached mainstream consciousness, thanks to the much-improved songwriting process, social media buzz, and some crowd-drawing events.

It was in this decade where I explored more often than relying on the medium. At first, I tried digging a lot of songs over Spotify (and less on the radio) since 2014.  Then in 2013, I first attended a bar gig – and two years later, it finally became a habit for me to 'go out and listen' for almost every week.    

(This list comprises mostly of songs that went to the airwaves and podiums in 2015-2019. Also, these may not be the best songs that ever made, but I do recommend you to give them a try -- in no particular order.) 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Valentine's Day na! E ano ngayon?! (v. 2020)

02/13/2020 07:15:23 PM

Bagong dekada na, pero wala pa ring pinagbago sa kalokohan. As in 2020 na, ang taon ng kalinawan (pustahan, marami na ring 'woke' dyan), pero same old shit pa rin. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 6)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes... 

Ten years ago, I tried coming up with a list of my favorite songs of the decade here in this blog. Unfortunately, I ended up shelving it as I got more busy with college studies and post-disaster recovery. 

Fast-forward to present, I became a wanderer in the locality's live music scene – a  far cry from the early years where I dig more of mainstream and foreign stuff.  Though I'm not hating at all, because exciting times took place during the 2010s, with KPop sweeping the world. Of course, the Westerners are still there, and each country making their music heard further across the globe thru Spotify.

Meanwhile, several artists from the synth-pop and hip-hop managed to get across the board – not only in the locality but also in my own preferred jukebox. Here's the fifth part of my nicest-choice songs of the decade.

Ben&Ben set to launch new single and 2 music videos this month!

02/10/2020 11:52:23 PM



Ben&Ben has unquestionably been one of the hottest acts in the Filipino music scene today.    

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Lenovo opens new Legion shop in Cebu City

02/03/2020 07:43:18 PM



Lenovo has taken the Legion gaming experience closer to the gamers of the Queen City of the South as the world's leading PC maker opened its legion concept store in Cebu City last Friday. 

Monday, February 10, 2020

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 5)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes... 

Corona virus in the cyberspace?!

02/03/2020 11:18:17 PM



The Corona Virus had been sweeping some countries in the world recently; mongering fear in the news and adding disruption to what has been a disastrous month of January 2020.

Friday, February 07, 2020

Barbie Almalbis releases new single Comment

02/03/2020 04:52:12 PM

After releasing an EP last year, singer-songwriter Barbie Almalbis has recently released the first single off her upcoming fourth album. 

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Eric Chou's "Room For You" hits PH music shores

01/28/2020 05:15:43 PM



Eric Chou has been one of the successful Mandopop singer-songwriters in recent years, thanks to a string of multi-platinum albums and consistent chart-topping hits. 

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 4)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes...

Ten years ago, I tried coming up with a list of my favorite songs of the decade here in this blog. Unfortunately, I ended up shelving it as I got more busy with college studies and post-disaster recovery.

Ten years later, here I am compiling the nices bunch among the decade full of best local music. There we saw a shock pop turning things around, as well as one notable act putting up an all-English album, a plethora of emerging bands in the mid-2010s, and a former frontman standing on his own. 

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

And the Grammy malware goes to: Kaspersky detects malicious files disguised under award-winning names

02/03/2020 07:20:34 PM

Cyberattacks can take place anytime, anywhere – and most especially, at the advent of worldwide events. And with things that have a universal appeal like music, cyberattackers can disguise it as a bait to spread malware hidden in music tracks or video clips.

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Hey Moonshine to launch music video for "We'll Break This War" this Saturday

02/03/2020 06:28:57 PM



Hey Moonshine will release its music video for “We'll Break This War” this Saturday. 

We'll Break This War features a stellar cast of actors and actresses in Raul Morit, Erlinda Villalobos, Coleen Perez, and Bodson Lefori Perez. This music video also has two upcoming child stars in Florianne Jessiepink Besa and Matthew Pinesa.

Triple Treat!: PWR stages three shows this February 2020!

02/04/2020 04:49:09 PM



New years really come with explosions, eh? Philippine Wrestling Revolution just dropped a bombarding announcement during its first show with a three-event showcase this February.

For the first time ever, Revonation fans can get to experience the finest of local sports entertainment with a bevy of shows—each with their own special twist. In fact, the first of this trifecta takes place by the first Wednesday evening of this month.

Monday, February 03, 2020

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 3)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes... 

Phoenix Petroleum wins big at 40th Agora Awards

01/28/2020 06:20:51 PM

Phoenix Petroleum President and CEO Dennis Uy (third from right) receives the Marketing Company of the Year award at the 40th Agora Awards. Also in the photo are (from left to right) 40th Agora Awards Chair of Partnership and Pilipinas ESETGO Corporation CEO John Alexis Revilla, CPM; 2018 Marketing Company of the Year recipients SM Supermalls COO Steven Tan, and Vista Land Director Camille Villar; 2019 Philippine Marketing Association President and Celestial Media Services, Inc. General Manager Mary Faith AbaƱo, CPM; and 40th Agora Awards Overall Chair and PAX Associated Services Founder Maeyeth Cayabyab-Cadungog, CPM.

Phoenix Petroleum has been recognized as the Marketing Company of the Year at the 40th Agora Awards held recently. 

Upcoming: GigLab Live Sakitan Bago Valentines

02/02/2020 11:59:53 PM

It looks like the heart-shattering madness continues this February.

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Saturday, February 01, 2020

69 Filipino songs that rocked my life in 2010s (Part 2)

01/30/2020 08:42:56 PM

It's a shame that it took me two months to finish this personal project. I initially had this in mind since late November and worked on the draft by mid-December. Anyway, here it goes... 

Ten years ago, I tried coming up with a list of my favorite songs of the decade here in this blog. Unfortunately, I ended up shelving it as I got more busy with college studies and post-disaster recovery.

Ransomware attacks 174+ cities in 2019

01/28/2020 04:14:36 PM



The previous year has been claimed by Kaspersky as the “year of ransomware attacks on municipalities.”