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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Newsletter: Kaspersky detects four-digit increase in threats disguised as e-learning platform in SEA

12/03/2020 01:05:32 PM

Author's Note: The pandemic has wreak havoc in a lot of ways. Not only it disrputed businesses across the world, it also forced educational institutions to adapt into a new, different, ways to approach schooling. A shift to digital and online means has been made even if there were little time to prepare. 

However, if there's one thing that didn't really get into halt, it's the cyberattacks. In fact, Kaspersky has observed a massive increase since the start of the year – reaching to four-digits in between quarters.

More details are discussed by the global cybersecurity company in the press release below. 


Lenovo closes 2020 with a new offering, the flexible-yet-tough ThinkPad X1 Fold

12/21/2020 03:37:58 AM

Before 2020 comes to an end, Lenovo announced its one last hurrah by introducing the world's first PC, ThinkPad X1 Fold, to the Philippine shores. 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The Manila Hotel's virtual new year's celebration for a cause features Lea Salonga, Kuh Ledesma and more

12/29/2020 11:17:25 PM

In an evening full of yearend surprises done in a very unconventional fashion, The Manila Hotel will have a virtual countdown event of its own this Thursday; and this star-studded program will be for a cause, too.

Kaspersky dives deeper into the digital reputation economy of the Asia Pacific region

12/13/2020 10:59:52 PM

The Asia Pacific region is known hotbed for social media as it houses more than half of the total users worldwide and is at the center of Facebook’s growth. Imagine, there are over 1 billion people based from East Asia who logs into their virtual network of friends; moreover, 400 million from each of the South and Southeast Asia regions – that's according to the latest report of Statista

More international artists join the BYE 2020 party this 31 December!

12/29/2020 04:46:48 AM

Weeks after formally unveiling the locally-dominated roster of acts, BYE2020 has announced its batch of international acts musicians who will also perform.

Monday, December 28, 2020

Blahza collaborates with Seria for new song, GPS

12/14/2020 12:31:25 AM

Blahza scored another collaboration, and it reaped an experimental sounding emo-rap song as a result.

Newsletter: Be a buddy to mother nature with Nestle´ Chuckie’s paper straws

12/16/2020 01:38:44 AM

Author's Note: Nestle Chuckie's Christmas latest campaign involves environmental awareness and combating water pollution, and part of it now is having the paper straws that are meant for recycling. 

Read the entire press release below as your chocolatey buddy discussed how our country has become a contributor on ocean pollution, we could do our part in solving this problem, and how this product has joined the movement and encouraging kids (and those kids at heart, too) to be a buddy to mother nature.


Saturday, December 26, 2020

PlayBack: Apartel – Full Flood

09/15/2020 02:54:58 PM

It was somewhat turn-around from what they did in the past. Not fully, but still. The soul train that is  Apartel just got bigger in 2018, and its Full Flood proved that they don't show any signs of sophomore slump despite going undergoing a lot of changes since the Inner Play-era.

Kaspersky spots new 'disease'-disguising ransomware

12/15/2020 03:05:27 PM

Kaspersky has revealed recently that another ransomware is on the loose, and it is disguised as a 'disease.'

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Express yourself safely with Kaspersky and KRAKATAU's Safe_expression Collection!

12/04/2020 11:43:15 PM

In line with the objective of raising awareness about the importance of oriavcy and freedom of self-expression, Kaspersky has recently teamed up with international techwear brand KRAKATAU to put ip the Safe_expression collection of garments that can be customized via an owner’s digital identity imprint.

KathNiel stars in Ben&Ben's Sa Susunod na Habang Buhay music video

12/22/2020 03:50:43 AM

Ben&Ben just released its newest music video, and it features one of the most-popular loveteams in the country.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Eve Alai links with Naomi G to create the dark pop banger, Who? (Ah Vio)

12/04/2020 09:48:57 PM

Eve Alai has recently made another collaboration that produced dark-sounding house music.

The Singaporean electronic producer teamed up with dark pop songstress Naomi G to do Who? (Ah Vio), a crossover track that depicts the dark side of losing ourselves in the new digital age.

McDonald's Happy Meal Buy 1 Share 1 program reaches typhoon survivors in various areas

12/22/2020 11:27:16 PM

McDonald's Philippines has launched the Happy Meal Buy 1 Share 1 program last 27 November, and since it has made a huge difference by distributing books and toys with the help of partner organizations such as the Philippine Red Cross, Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, Philippine Business for Social Progress, Manila Water Foundation and Makati Med Foundation. 

Alden Richards leads the cooking for McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen

12/22/2020 04:09:24 AM

Author's Note: actor/host/recording artist Alden Richards, also known for being half of the phenomenal AlDub tandem and ambassador to McDonald's charity arm stars in the music video as a way of encouraging more people to help those in need for the coming Yuletide season.

Read more of his involvement in the McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen in the press release below.


Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Newsletter: Ipasa ang saya: Here’s how you helped spread cheer this holiday season with Grab

12/21/2020 10:23:55 PM

Author's note: Despite the pandemic-plagued year, Grab isn't stopping to drive holiday cheers across all roads. As 2020 comes to a close, the top regional TNVS company lets everyone help join the ride in spreading happiness through its two campaigns – 24 Days of Christmas and Grab Christmas Factory.

To know more about these, read the press release below: 

Monday, December 21, 2020

Lilystars Records brings the holiday cheers in new compilation album, In Reverie

12/20/2020 09:32:24 PM

Even in this toughest time, Lilystars Records aims to bring the festive warmth of Christmas to its music listeners with the release of IN REVERIE, A Lilystars Christmas Compilation. 

Gareth.T releases a laid-back holiday song, 2 More Weeks

12/02/2020 02:15:00 AM

In time for the holidays, known R&B producer and artist Gareth.T has dropped a new soulful jam titled 2 More Weeks recently.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

More cyberattacks may take place in 2021, says Kaspersky

11/24/2020 11:29:15 PM

There may be worse things to come in terms of cybersecurity matters as Kaspersky has shared in one of their recent press release articles how the landscape of target attacks may take place come 2021.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Friday, December 18, 2020

Sasha Sloan drops new version of "Is It Just Me?" with Charlie Puth

11/25/2020 01:12:23 AM

Sasha Sloan just recently released a new version of her celebrated track, and it just got rejuvenated sound with Charlie Puth collaborating.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Sarrah Barrios collaborates with Syd Hartha for new track, All My Sins

12/04/2020 11:00:02 PM

American singer-songwriter Sarah Barrios has recently teamed up with award-winning Filipina artist syd hartha on creating a nostalgic-sounding electro-pop song All My Sins. This track is now out on all digital platforms worldwide thru Sony Music.

UE Jam Sessions reveals music video for Lalaban Tayo

11/30/2020 02:09:12 AM

First released as a single months ago, UE Jam Sessions has formally unveiled the music video of Lalaban Tayo (The Renewal of Honors), featuring one of the most prominent Filipino rap icons, Gloc-9.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Double Trouble? Banking malware comes with another trojan

11/22/2020 02:31:02 PM

There's a new banking malware on the loose as Kaspersky researchers recently detected URL addresses that not distribute a malicious .ZIP file for Windows, but also a malicious file that appeared to be a downloader to install a new banking Trojan.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Sun Life Philippines celebrates 125th anniversary with a virtual concert featuring The CompanY and Ben&Ben!

12/14/2020 10:35:59 PM

Sun Life Philippines will cap its 125th-anniversary celebration with a virtual concert featuring two of the most talented groups in the country's music scene – Ben&Ben and The CompanY.

Bianca releases her rendition of a Rivermaya hit song, "Hinahanap-Hanap Kita"

11/30/2020 03:11:51 AM

Acoustic-pop newcomer Bianca has recently released her own stripped-down rendition of a Rivermaya classic hit Hinahanap-Hanap Kita.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Barbie Almalbis gives tribute to animal welfare with An AsPin's Song

12/04/2020 10:02:04 PM

As Barbie Almalbis is gunning for the release of her upcoming full-length album by next year, she recently released a new single – a heartfelt tribute to her grandaunt and known animal rights advocate Nita Hontiveros-Lichauco.

Phishing pages aims to steal PUBG, other gaming accounts —Kaspersky

11/25/2020 01:24:57 AM

Calling all PUBG gamers, there's a chance that someone's just aiming to steal your accounts. That's one of the recent findings by Kaspersky in time for the new gaming season.  In one of its newsletters, experts from the global cybersecurity company have found hundreds of phishing pages, aimed at stealing PUBG Mobile accounts.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Jason Derulo teams up with Nuka for new single Love Not War (The Tampa Beat)

11/24/2020 02:40:26 AM

Jason Derulo doesn't stop in making new hits as he joined forces with Nuka for the brand new single Love Not War (The Tampa Beat).

Friday, December 11, 2020

Miley Cyrus releases seventh studio album, the highly anticipated Plastic Hearts

11/30/2020 03:46:21 AM

Miley Cyrus has made another explosive move in the music scene after releasing her highly-anticipated new album, Plastic Hearts, under RCA Records. This includes the first single Midnight Sky and revamping the ‘80s discotheque with her Dua Lipa-assisted jam Prisoner – both songs peaked at the top spot of iTunes Philippines prior to the launching.

Lenovo unleashes Christmas gift suggestions featuring products from the Think line

11/30/2020 01:47:25 AM

Aside from unveiling their gaming products this season, Lenovo has also released its shopping suggestions list that comprises the products catering to multitasking professionals.

One of the three main offerings by the tech and innovation giant is the ThinkBook. Known as part of the newbies under Lenovo's commercial sub-brand, the ThinkBook line the ideal gift to young professionals; boasting with owerful features like the Smart Power On, fingerprint reader, and ThinkShield security that enable users to do business with efficiency, confidence, and style. 

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Itchyworms gifts two new songs for this year's pandemic-driven Christmas

11/30/2020 01:25:13 AM

The Itchyworms introduced its two new songs in time for the upcoming Christmas season. 

The decades-spanning pop-rock band keeps the holiday cheer going with the release of Have A Merry Christmas and Maligayang Pasko despite the challenging times brought by the pandemic. 

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

South Luzon caps the Top 15 finalists of PhilPop 2020

11/30/2020 01:32:55 AM

After releasing the entries from Visayas, Mindanao, Metro Manila, and North Luzon, PhilPop Foundation caps the list of finalists by releasing the competing entries from the Southern Luzon region.

Kaspersky honors Int'l Day for the Elimination of Violence thru staging activities for Coalition Against Stalkerware

12/01/2020 01:58:42 PM

To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Kaspersky has introduced a special stalkerware and spyware detection tool – 12 months on from the foundation of the Coalition Against Stalkerware.

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Jean Tan blooms in the release of her 5-track EP

11/27/2020 06:54:34 PM

Jean Tan's music has reached its full bloom when the singer-songwriter had finally released her anticipated 5-track EP last 20 November 2020.

Monday, December 07, 2020

Wovensound brings Ihasamic! and Joey Maker for new song, "No Road Home"

11/24/2020 02:32:24 AM

There's a crossover collaboration between neighboring countries as hip-hop producer Wovensound has teamed up with Singapore rapper Ihasamic! and Vietnamese-Australian hip hop artist Joey Maker for his latest single “No Road Home.”

McDonald's Philippines aims to share happiness to typhoon victims with Happy Meal Buy 1 Share 1 program!

11/27/2020 06:11:31 PM

The holiday season always comes with the spirit of giving; and this year – though may look very different from what we have in the past – McDonald's will still aim to spread happiness with the Happy Meal Buy 1 Share 1 program

Saturday, December 05, 2020

Legion unveils their list of Christmas offerings!

11/27/2020 05:50:51 PM

While the holiday season for this year may be a whole lot different, that doesn't stop Lenovo from offering their products under their sub-brand gaming line, Legion. Anyone whose itching to kick back and face the kind of battles they prefer, this can be an opportune time to reward themselves or their loved ones by getting a new gaming device.
“Gaming is a proven effective stress reliever in trying times. Lenovo teamed up with the World Health Organization in the ongoing #PlayApartTogether initiative to encourage the activity during the pandemic, while also helping promote crucial health guidelines such as physical distancing and proper hand hygiene. We encourage everyone to do some gaming to cap off their 2020 as it creates many opportunities and new memories with family and friends,” said Michael Ngan, Lenovo Philippines President, and General Manager.
Leading the way is the slim-yet-savage Legion Slim 7i. Made for hardcore gamers, this size of this device looks deceiving with only1.8kg and 17.9mm measurements; making it the lightest gaming laptop to house e NVIDIA’s powerful GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card that enables more realism in games than ever before through its real-time ray tracing capabilities. Complimented by its superb graphics is the 10th-Generation Intel Core processor and incredible memory and storage capacity, which makes the Legion Slim 7i being given the capabilities to handle everything you throw at it, whether for gaming, studying, or working at home.

Newsletter: Filipino startup recognized in addressing SDG's using space tech

11/27/2020 07:13:27 PM

Author's Note: A startup made by Filipinos has been recently given recognition after developing a detection system that aims to combat the dengue disease at the  2020 Group on Earth Observations Sustainable Development Goals (GEO SDG) Awards.

In this press release, CirroLyxtix Research service tells their story on how the project came in fruition and thus, eventually earned the respect and honor at the said science-rich award-giving body. Read on: 


Friday, December 04, 2020

Dionela drops Agaw remix version, "Oo na, Kayo Na" featuring Dello and Flict-G

11/19/2020 12:56:15 AM

Dionela has recently released a remixed version of his smash hit, Agaw, and it was a product of the collaboration between this up-and-coming singer-songwriter and rappers Flict-G and Dello.