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Tuesday, March 05, 2024

Newsletter: SZA releases 5-track audio bundle for “Saturn”

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Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records’ 4x-time Grammy award-winning artist SZA, releases a 5-track audio bundle for “Saturn.”

Monday, March 04, 2024

Newsletter: MGMT RELEASE “DANCING IN BABYLON” FEAT. CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS

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MGMT has offered a final taste of new music ahead of the Feb. 23 release of their upcoming Mom + Pop album Loss Of Life, in the form of “Dancing in Babylon.” The song and video both feature Christine and the Queens’ Chris, marking the first ever duet on an MGMT album. Listen to “Dancing in Babylon” HERE. Buy/Stream Loss of Life HERE.

Newsletter: Patricia Heart joins all-star roster of Sony Music Entertainment, releases debut single “Kahit Di Ako ang Gusto Mo”

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The track blends confessional songwriting style with a soul-stirring, crossover sound


Filipino singer-songwriter Patricia Heart is ready to captivate the mainstream audience with her authenticity and music talent. The CamSur-based recording artist has recently signed with Sony Music Entertainment, the home to an all-star roster of OPM acts such as Ben&Ben, SB19, Clara Benin, Ace Banzuelo, Denise Julia, O Side Mafia, Demi, and dwta—to name a few.

Sunday, March 03, 2024

Newsletter: College of Science Students Voice Out Concerns at the CS-Wide Student Consultation

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By Harvey Sapigao


CS students at the CS-Wide Student Consultation. (Photo credit: Leandro Sampang)

Tight academic calendar schedules, ineffective reading breaks, and slow responses to mental health needs are among the pleas of CS students in the student-led CS-wide consultation held at the National Institute of Physics Auditorium on February 12, 2024.

Newsletter: Justin Timberlake drops new track “Drown”

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New album, Everything I Thought It Was to be released March 15th via RCA Records – pre-order here


Multi-award-winning artist Justin Timberlake releases his new track “Drown” via RCA Records/Sony Music Entertainment.

Saturday, March 02, 2024

Newsletter: PREP SHARE NEW SINGLE "GETAWAY" FEATURING THAILAND'S PHUM VIPHURIT

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Photo Credit: Ian Hippolyte

London-based four-piece PREP have released a new single "Getaway" via Bright Antenna Records, featuring an artist their fans in Southeast Asia have been waiting for for a long time – the one and only Phum Viphurit from Thailand. "Getaway" is a track about the conflicting feelings of needing a break from a situation, but knowing you don’t want to leave it behind forever. Fans can listen to the song here: ffm.to/_getaway

Newsletter: SPOTV to Bring Back Major League Baseball (MLB) in Southeast Asia

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Get ready for a home run as SPOTV is finally bringing back Major League Baseball (MLB) to your screens in Southeast Asia after many years of absence.  The new 2024 MLB season will commence next month from March 28 through to the end of September 2024, where SPOTV will broadcast and stream at least five live games a week in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines, through its pay-tv channels (SPOTV, SPOTV 2) and streaming app (SPOTV NOW).

Friday, March 01, 2024

Newsletter: &BEYOND LAUNCHES EXPEDITION YACHT IN GALAPAGOS

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Conservation-led luxury travel company &Beyond has announced the extension of its South America portfolio with the launch of an expedition yacht in the Galapagos Islands. Named the &Beyond Galapagos Explorer, the 38 m (124 ft) yacht will operate on two 7-night routes in the east and west of the famed Galapagos Islands. Boasting just six suites and cabins, the yacht will cater for a maximum of 12 guests, with two expert guides present on each departure. 

Newsletter: dwta and Arthur Miguel reflect on unrequited feelings in collab single “Tahan na”

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The heartfelt tune marks the second time that the two artists have worked together for a project—the first one being a reworked version of the streaming hit “Lihim”





Acclaimed singer-songwriter dwta teams up with chart-topping newcomer Arthur Miguel on “Tahan Na,” out via Sony Music Entertainment.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Newsletter: Kaspersky report: 1 in 3 Filipinos face threats from USBs, removable devices 

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Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky is urging Filipinos to be wary of careless plugging of USBs to their computers unless they have been scanned following the release of data that 36.80% of users in the Philippines were attacked by local threats from January to December 2023. 

Local threats are malware spread through removable media such as flash drives, even CDs and DVDs and other "offline" methods. ​​Worms and file viruses account for the majority of incidents. 

The Philippines ranks third in Southeast Asia with the most number of users attacked by local threats, according to the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). The country trails behind Vietnam (53.30%) and Indonesia (41.10%). 



KSN is a complex distributed infrastructure dedicated to processing cybersecurity-related data streams from millions of voluntary participants around the world. KSN data is collected from Kaspersky customers here who have installed the company’s cybersecurity software on their computers and voluntarily shared information with the firm.

Globally, the Philippines placed 76th in Kaspersky's KSN report in 2023. It was 72nd in 2022 and 70th in 2021. Since 2019, the country's overall percentage of Kaspersky users attacked by local threats ranged from 42% to 51%. Throughout 2023, Kaspersky solutions detected and blocked a total of 22,731,157 local threats.

The top ten most attacked countries in 2023 are from Central Asia, Africa, and South Asia. 



“Thumb drives are so nifty! Over time, it has become smaller in size, yet its capacity has tremendously increased that we can now store large files like videos and multiple copies of them on a single drive. They can even last up to 10 years or more now, so quality has also evolved drastically. There's no doubt that even with cloud storage now available, I think USBs are going to stick around for a long time,” said Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky. 
 
“But USBs are a boon to everyone who uses them, cybercriminals included, and a bane for those unaware that such offline hardware could cause a catastrophe. We need to understand that cyberattacks don't come solely from the internet. Attackers are finding ways to get to your devices, like with the use of these seemingly plain removable media, which we could prevent with proper USB hygiene,” added Yeo. 

According to Kaspersky, secure USB drive manufacturers are following the FIPS 140 certification standard that involves a cryptographic security disclosure and validation process. But some encrypted USB drives pass certification and are still vulnerable to attacks—sometimes even the easy ones. 

The danger levels of USBs are currently classified in three (3) categories:

1. Serendipitous: Open to an opportunistic attacker with minimal resources—basically, at this level you find a person who may have found or stolen a drive and is eager to get their hands on the information it possibly contains.

2. Professional: Available to attackers with resources, albeit limited ones. Mostly, attackers at this level are interested in gathering large amounts of information; and 

3. State-sponsored: Requires attackers with plenty of resources. Usually, attackers are after specific data, and keys that are worth a large investment. 

Below are some helpful tips from Kaspersky experts to keep your USB sticks clean and your computers, safe:

1. Configure your OS to avoid running anything from USBs. 

If an attacker leaves an infected USB card in your office and you pick one up and plug into your computer, you need to make sure your antivirus software is set up to prevent the opening and running of any infected files. If you're using Kaspersky Premium, the software will perform an auto-scan of your USB stick the moment you plug it in. After scanning, it will give you the option to repair or it will alert you if a threat is detected. 

2. Update your OS. 

When your OS offers you a patch update, download it. Patches are released to improve upon imperfections and vulnerabilities within your software and neglecting to keep up with the latest versions could make you susceptible to viruses. In the case of USB malware, make sure your OS is patched against AutoRun exploits so again, your system is not automatically running anything from your removable devices. 

3. Don't copy executable files. 

Executable files can cause your computer to perform tasks that have been assigned by encoded instructions. You can imagine the danger of copying this type of file from an unknown source so it's best to avoid doing so altogether. We recommend downloading all software directly from official, trusted sites only. 

4. Keep your drives separate.

On top of making sure you're only using USB drives given to you by trusted sources, you should also make sure that you aren't using them to mix business with pleasure. It’s safest to keep your work and personal information separate from one another, especially if your USB sticks are being used by multiple people in your home or office.

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Newsletter: Accelerating S&T in PH through Research: High-Impact Studies Led by UP Scientists in 2023

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By Eunice Jean Patron


Science and technology (S&T) play a vital role in Philippine development, providing innovative solutions to societal challenges faced by Filipinos. In that regard, the University of the Philippines – Diliman College of Science (UPD-CS) has been at the forefront of advancing S&T in the Philippines for decades, producing basic and applied scientific research of high standards and national relevance. Year after year, research spearheaded by UPD-CS scientists is published in various journals with high impact factors. The impact factor is a variable measuring a journal’s importance based on the average number of citations of its articles.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Newsletter: SB19’s Josh Cullen drops official remix of “Get Right,” featuring Filipino rapper Yuridope

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P-Pop star Josh Cullen joins forces with Filipino rapper Yuridope for the official remix of “Get Right.”
Instantly hitting it off with undeniable chemistry, the duo rocked the remix with an insatiable drive to flip the beat, get the verses turned up, and deliver a performance that is equally compelling as the original. 

Newsletter: Filipino indie-rock band CHEATS to celebrate 10th anniversary with intimate show

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Filipino indie-rock outfit CHEATS will be celebrating their 10th anniversary in the local music scene with a headline show happening on March 16, 2024, at Balcony Music House in Makati City.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Newsletter: Globe volunteers help seniors go digital in #SeniorDigizen campaign

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Globe volunteer Janette Patricia Guillen (standing) assists senior participants at Globe’s “Teach Me How to Digi” Learning Session, January 25, 2024.

The sun wasn’t even out yet when 47 Globe volunteers arrived at the SM North Edsa Sky Dome one early morning on a special mission: to help turn senior citizens into #SeniorDigizens. 

Newsletter: UP Atmospheric Physicist Takes to the Skies with NASA: Monitoring Air Quality on NASA817

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By: Maria Alexandra Marmol

 (Photo credit: Dr. Gerry Bagtasa, 2024)

Dr. Gerry Bagtasa of the UP Diliman College of Science – Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (UPD – CS IESM) took flight with NASA last Sunday, February 11, 2024, as part of an air pollution measurement campaign called ASIA-AQ (Airborne and Satellite Investigation of Asian Air Quality). 

Monday, February 26, 2024

Newsletter: Francine Diaz and Seth Fedelin star in NOBITA’s “Tayo Na Lang” music video

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The popular loveteam known as “FranSeth” was the band’s unanimous pick for the leads

Francine Diaz and Seth Fedelin take center stage as friends who secretly like each other in the music video of NOBITA’s “Tayo Na Lang,” out today via Sony Music Entertainment.

Newsletter: MAYA HAWKE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM CHAOS ANGEL FOR MAY 31; NEW SINGLE “MISSING OUT”

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Maya Hawke has released “Missing Out,” the first single from her upcoming album, Chaos Angel, to be released May 31st via Mom+Pop. Chaos Angel is the talented multi-hyphenate’s third album and follows the success of lauded sophomore full-length, Moss, which spawned a viral hit in lead single “Thérèse”.  With production helmed by Moss co-songwriter and collaborator Christian Lee Hutson, and featuring contributions by longstanding collaborators Benjamin Lazar Davis and Will Graefe, Chaos Angel is a deeply beautiful, meditative album about falling in love, fucking it up, and getting back up again.  

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Newsletter: Acronis End-of-Year Cyberthreats Report Uncovers 222% Surge in Email Attacks During 2023

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Biannual report reveals malware data gathered from July – December; highlights the rise of generative AI systems to create malware and orchestrate attacks

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, has released the findings of its benchmarked cyberthreats report for the second half of 2023. Titled “Acronis Cyberthreats Report, H2 2023: Alarming rise in cyberattacks, SMBs and MSPs in the crosshairs,” the report provides an in-depth analysis and prescriptive outlook on key security issues and prevalent cyberthreats worldwide. By leveraging data collected from over 1,000,000 unique endpoints across 15 key countries, the findings conclude that AI-enhanced phishing affected over 90% of organizations and contributed to a 222% surge in email attacks in 2023 as compared to the second half of 2022. 

Newsletter: Paint by Numbers: UP Mathematician Formulates Rules in Modeling Crystal Structures

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By Harvey Sapigao


Different ways of coloring a pattern. (Photo credit: Junio, A. O. Colorings of patterns fixed by an arbitrary finite-index subgroup of the Symmetry Group. Acta Crystallographica Section A Foundations and Advances, 79(6): p.558.)

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Newsletter: Acronis Sets the New Standard in Cybersecurity and Data Protection with the Release of Acronis Cyber Protect 16

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Acronis, a leading provider of cyber protection, is proud to introduce the latest release of its flagship product – Acronis Cyber Protect 16. Acronis Cyber Protect delivers robust protection against cyber threats and unparalleled backup and recovery capabilities. This latest version establishes a new benchmark in easy and fast recovery after cyberattacks or data loss, especially for modern multi-site organizations.

Newsletter: Smart powers 7-Eleven Run 2024 to promote a healthy lifestyle for Filipinos

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Smart has been the exclusive telco partner of the 7-Eleven Run for the past seven years.

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) powered 7-Eleven’s Run 2024 staged simultaneously in three major cities across the country – Manila, Iloilo, and Cagayan de Oro last weekend.

Friday, February 23, 2024

Newsletter: Dexcon: WrestleStorm – Electrifying Pro Wrestling Comes This March 2024

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Get ready to be at the epicenter of global wrestling excitement! Dexcon: WrestleStorm, an electrifying pro wrestling weekend, will happen on March 23 at UNBOX Greenhills and March 24 at Brawl Pit Bulusan, Quezon City. The meet and greet will be on Day 1 while the main wrestling action comes to you on Day 2. 

Newsletter: Nearly a quarter of online daters experience digital stalking

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A new survey, commissioned by Kaspersky of 21,000 people worldwide, reveals shocking data about the extent of digital abuse. 
  • A third (34%) of respondents believe that Googling/checking social media accounts of a person you had started dating as a form of due diligence is acceptable and 41% admitted to doing so when they started dating someone
  • Almost a quarter of respondents (23%) had experienced some form of online stalking from a person they were newly dating.
  • Over 90% of respondents are willing to share passwords that could potentially allow their location to be accessed

According to the study – which interviewed 1,000 people in 21 countries around the world – online daters are keen to take steps to protect themselves in the quest for love. However, despite almost a quarter of respondents (23%) saying they had experienced some form of online stalking from a person they were newly dating, people are still vulnerable to an alarming rise in stalking and abuse this Valentine’s day from risks posed by location settings, data privacy and more broadly, oversharing. 

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Newsletter: Abby Clutario serenades listeners with debut album "Lambing"

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Multi-instrumentalist and singer Abby Clutario invites listeners on a journey with love with the release of her album “Lambing” under AltG Records on February 23.

Newsletter: Globe underscores need for ethical AI at Mapúa MCM Career Fair

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Amid the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI), leading digital solutions platform Globe tackled the need for ethical practices and human oversight over the technology in an insightful discussion with students at the recent Mapúa Malayan Colleges Mindanao (Mapúa MCM) Career and Internship Fair. 

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Newsletter: Free K9 search-and-rescue dog training offered by UPMV K9

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The University of the Philippines – Metro Manila Development Authority – UP Vanguard Inc. K9 Search and Rescue Corps (UPMV K9 Corps) is once again opening its doors to volunteers willing to undertake intensive training aimed at imparting invaluable life skills.

Newsletter: How to watch NSFW/NSFL content safely and discreetly 

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Want to hide your guilty pleasures from prying eyes? Do it properly, suggests Kaspersky experts


You may have already heard about NSFW (not-safe-for-work) or NSFL (not-safe-for-life) and what it means to your self-preservation or at the very least, your reputation. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Newsletter: Filipino singer-songwriter and producer raven drops deluxe edition of his new album, Kinulayan

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Filipino singer-songwriter and producer raven unravels the colors of life that appeared to have beautifully bloomed in the new album, Kinulayan, out today via Sony Music Entertainment.

Newsletter: Sony Music Entertainment Philippines and Off The Record Team Up to Elevate Filipino Music on the Global Stage

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Sony Music Entertainment (SME) Philippines and Off The Record, a Manila-based indie record label known for nurturing Filipino artists, have announced a new product and distribution partnership to further develop and promote Filipino music.

Monday, February 19, 2024

Newsletter: RECENT PHILIPPINE VISIT INSPIRES MBNEL “JUST LIKE YOU” RELEASE

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Taking great inspiration from his most recent visit to his motherland, Filipino-American rap artist MBNel released his latest single “JUST LIKE YOU” via US label EMPIRE (Tyga, Fireboy DML, Tink, Amber Liu, Alextbh, Afgan).

Sunday, February 18, 2024

Newsletter: ATARASHII GAKKO! SAY ‘HELLO’ ON NEW SINGLE, “HELLO (FROM THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE)”

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Photo Credit: James Baxter

Tokyo-based and wildly special four-girl progressive pop-group ATARASHII GAKKO! share a euphoric new single, “HELLO (from The Tiger's Apprentice)” via 88rising. On “HELLO (from The Tiger's Apprentice),” ATARASHII GAKKO! embrace an empowered punk-inspired sound with suave lyricism and greetings in several languages, including German, Japanese, Chinese, English, and Spanish. Set to striking percussion and super guitar riffs, ATARASHII GAKKO! welcome fans and demonstrate their global appeal in any language, wherever they are. 

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Newsletter: Denise Julia and DENȲ team up for the first time on sultry R&B jam "don't matter"

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Filipino R&B stars Denise Julia and DENȲ link up on the soulful, sultry jam “don’t matter”—out today via Sony Music Entertainment.

Newsletter: PLDT, Smart, DA-ATI launch innovative tech tool for farmers

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Samahan ng mga Pangulo ng Magsasaka of Morong, Rizal, receive a FarmTech package, represented by their President (seated, left) Jaime San Juan; witnessed by (seated, right) Rolando V. Maningas, Ph.D., Center Director, ATI Regional Training Center CALABARZON.

Leading integrated telco network PLDT Inc (PLDT) and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc (Smart), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI), have launched an initiative that aims to provide tech access to farmers, especially in far-flung areas, enabling them to harness technology in pursuit of livelihood.

Friday, February 16, 2024

Newsletter: UPMV K9 builds disaster resiliency through dog training

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After just two days of guidance, the results of the UPMV K9 Basic Obedience Workshop speak for themselves.

In an effort to promote the better care, appreciation, and utilization of dogs in local communities, this hard-working multisectoral group of volunteers is offering the public basic and advanced K9 training courses.

Newsletter: Spence Lee Drops Electrifying New Single and Cinematic Music Video - "Foundation"

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Spence Lee, the rising Hip-hop star from New Jersey, is set to make waves with the release of his latest single and music video, "Foundation." Following the success of his recent tracks, "Spend My Days" and "White Tee," the artist delves into new territory with "Foundation," where he metaphorically asserts his dominance and showcases his musical genius.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Newsletter: UP Physicists Present Network Science Research at the House of Representatives

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By Harvey Sapigao


Dr. Reinabelle Reyes and Dr. May Lim at the House of Representatives. (Photo credit: House Committee on Visayas Development)

Dr. Reinabelle Reyes and Dr. May Lim of the UP Diliman National Institute of Physics (UPD-CS NIP) presented their research on transport network efficiency at the recent House Committee on Visayas Development meeting on February 6, 2024.

Newsletter: PH slides to top 4 in Kaspersky's new global ranking of countries most targeted by online threats

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In 2023, web threats targeting the Philippines were about two percent less (48%) than in 2022 (49.8%), according to the latest Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) report. With this new data, the country moved two spots down to fourth place worldwide among countries most targeted by malicious files from the internet and phishing websites. It looks like a positive development but Kaspersky is strongly advising against dropping the armor.  

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Newsletter: Revisit the timeless appeal of Rivermaya’s Greatest Hits: Himig Ng Dekada 90

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With timeless pop-rock anthems that cut across generational lines, Rivermaya has easily cemented their place as one of the most important Filipino bands of all time. Their songs have served their purpose as great anchors for intimate conversations and as a source of comfort for every Filipino yearning for music they can call home. 

Valentine's Day Na! E Ano Ngayon? (v. 2024)

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It's 2024. Apat na taon na mula noong nagbago ang dekada at nung biglang nagshut down ang mundo dahil sa bwakananginang virus na yan na hindi lang kumitil ng buhay ng tao ay pati na rin ng mga relasyon at negosyo ng sansinukob. Balik na nga tayo sa normal talaga kahit noong 2022 pa eh. Kaya no wonder na kahit ayaw ko na dapat magsulat tungkol sa araw na ito for the 11th time... ay, ginawa ko na naman. Tangina kasi nitong mga tropa kong mala-budol kung mag-udyok eh.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Newsletter: HONOR X9b 5G joins Globe’s GPlan: A fusion of durability and unparalleled connectivity

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Globe Postpaid announces the inclusion of HONOR X9b 5G in its GPlan device lineup, providing an alternative for customers looking for a mobile device that combines power and durability. 

Monday, February 12, 2024

Newsletter: The global superstar and pride of Indonesia, releases “Shallow Water,” the first single and video from his upcoming English album, Sonder, which will be out later this year via EMPIRE.

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Afgan —one of Indonesia’s brightest stars— releases his new single and official music video “Shallow Water.” Out today via EMPIRE, the emotionally charged ballad will appear on Afgan’s forthcoming English album, Sonder. A deeply personal release for Afgan, “Shallow Water” explores how past traumas can hinder a relationship and how the fear of making mistakes can prevent a relationship from evolving into something deeper. Speaking on the song’s inspiration, Afgan shared, “this fear of fucking things up arises if we went in too deep in the relationship. Cause it definitely doesn't feel like shallow waters and you tend to get overwhelmed and drown in the emotions.”.

Listen to “Shallow Water” here and watch the official music video here.

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Newsletter: Globe Postpaid showcases new OPPO Reno11 Series 5G

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Globe Postpaid is set to further elevate its mobile device offerings with the launch of the newest Portrait Expert, the OPPO Reno11 Series 5G. This initiative strategically combines Globe's robust communication plans with OPPO's cutting-edge technology, promising enhanced customer experience.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Friday, February 09, 2024

Newsletter: Enjoy the long CNY weekend abroad with the whole family with Globe Roam Surf4All

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Booked a trip abroad with family or friends this Chinese New Year weekend? With Globe Roam Surf4All, your data roaming GBs are now shareable! Enjoy a more rewarding travel experience, as each one in your group can stay online with just 1 shared connection. 

Newsletter: SB19’s PABLO heads in the right direction with new song “AKALA”

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After championing the resurgence of the rap-rock genre with the release of “Determinado” a few weeks ago, SB19’s PABLO continues to exceed expectations with another banger that doesn’t sound quite like anything he has released so far.

Thursday, February 08, 2024

Newsletter: Power Mac Center spreads love and luck with ‘Fortune and Flowers’

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Apple Premium Reseller Power Mac Center (PMC) gears up for the celebration of Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day 2024 by offering products and services at exclusive discounted rates for loyal patrons and new-to-Apple customers alike.

Newsletter: ATARASHII GAKKO! SHARE LATEST OFFERING “TORYANSE” ALONGSIDE INCREDIBLE MUSIC VIDEO

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Tokyo-based and wildly special four-girl progressive pop-group ATARASHII GAKKO! unveil their latest single “Toryanse '' via 88rising. Stream “Toryanse” HERE and watch the accompanying music video HERE.

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

Newsletter: Paul Russell reminds us to smile on new track “Say Cheese”

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Rising rapper singer-songwriter Paul Russell is sharing new track “Say Cheese” out now via Arista Records. The official video will make its broadcast premiere on Wednesday, January 31st across MTV Live, mtvU, MTV’s Biggest Pop and the Paramount Times Square billboards. 

Monday, February 05, 2024

Newsletter: Watch Mitski’s La Blogothèque Performance Of “I’m Your Man”

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(Photo credit: Ebru Yildiz)

“The best record of [Mitski’s] career” — Wall Street Journal, “Best Music of 2023”

“Mitski is a master storyteller — able to make music with a cinematic scope and novelist’s eye for detail” — Rolling Stone, #7 in “The 100 Best Albums of 2023”

“[Mitski’s] animist imagery is more vivid than ever on The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We.” 
— Pitchfork,  “The 50 Best Albums of 2023”

“Quiet and exacting, it’s rare to find songs that are so viscerally upsetting yet so compellingly relistenable. Mitski manages both here, and in the process has made a true stunner.” 
— Stereogum, #4 in “The 50 Best Albums of 2023”


Mitski unveils a short film for La Blogothèque of “I’m Your Man,” a standout song from her new album, The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We. Filmed in Paris and directed by Aelred Nils, the performance sees Mitski wandering the halls of a hundred-year old concert hall while playing an acoustic rendition of “I’m Your Man,” adding a haunting aura to what FADER calls “the tragic crux of The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We.” 

Sunday, February 04, 2024

Newsletter: PLDT and Smart amplify Grand Sinulog 2024

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Melvin Consunji Nubla, FVP and Head of Smart Go-To-Market and Subscriber Management, and Lloyd Genesiran, Junior Manager and Sinulog Festival Lead of Smart Go-to-Market and Subscriber Management pose for a photo during the Sinulog 2024 Grand Festival.

PLDT Inc. and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) ramped up the splendor at the Philippines’ grandest festival, Sinulog, in support of the local government of Cebu City and Sinulog Foundation, Inc. 
 

Saturday, February 03, 2024

Newsletter: Justin Timberlake new single and video “Selfish”

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Multi-award-winning artist Justin Timberlake releases his new single “Selfish” alongside the music video via RCA Records/Sony Music Entertainment.