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Fintech Apps That Blew Our Minds (and Helped Our Wallets

Jan 15, 2021  · Here are the fintech apps that blew our minds: RCBC/DiskarTech: making online banking accessible to the ordinary Filipino Given that the country qualifies as a sachet economy, it’s no wonder then that an app that aims to provide “satchet banking services to millions of Filipinos” has quickly gained a following among consumers.

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GSIS launches two mobile apps - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 31, 2020  · GSIS launches two mobile apps. posted October 31, 2020 at 12:04 pm by Manila Standard Business. State pension fund Government Service Insurance System is launching two mobile applications so that clients can access their GSIS records and file their motor vehicle insurance claims using only their smartphones anytime and anywhere.

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Pandemic saviors, food delivery apps now under fire ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 10, 2021  · Pandemic saviors, food delivery apps now under fire. posted October 10, 2021 at 09:30 am by AFP and Thomas Urbain. Meal delivery services became essential during the pandemic, when millions of Americans were under lockdown and restaurants were shut to visitors. But these days the platforms are increasingly finding themselves under fire, with ...

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Phishing in messenger apps—what’s new? - Manila …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 19, 2021  · According to research, messenger apps outstripped social networks by 20% in 2020, in terms of popularity among users, and became the most popular tool for communication. Survey results also show that in 2020, the global audience for messengers amounted to 2.7 billion people, and by 2023 it is expected to grow to 3.1 billion.

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6 must-have apps on your phone - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 28, 2017  · Saturday November 27, 2021. HIDE. NEWS

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Privacy commission, Google take down four online …

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 01, 2021  · The four lending apps had been downloaded a cumulative total of more than 2.1 million times from the Google Play Store. The NPC has opened a channel with Google’s regional office for the immediate execution of its orders.

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Dating apps: Safer but threats of stalking, doxing still ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 02, 2021  · What they found was that, when compared to 2017, while dating apps have become safer from a technical standpoint, major privacy risks remain. In 2017, four of the apps studied made it possible to intercept data sent from the app, and many used the unencrypted HTTP protocol. However, in 2021, the situation has significantly improved.

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Entertainment app for every Filipino - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 21, 2021  · Entertainment app for every Filipino. POPTV Philippines, the first all-Pinoy streaming app in the country, further expands its services to cater to the streaming needs of more Filipinos nationwide with the upcoming launch of POPTV Kids and POPTV Trip. Thai BL series on PopTV app are dubbed in Filipino for local viewers to enjoy.

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Vaping apps banned on Appstore - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 17, 2019  · Applehas said it is banning vaping-related apps from its App Store due to concerns that e-cigarette use can damage the lungs or even kill people.

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4 online lenders banned, apps taken down - Manila …

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 25, 2021  · The 4 apps have gained access to practically all the data in a borrower’s mobile device, according to NPC’s CID, which simulated the registration process of loan applicants and evaluated source codes. The apps can process information ranging from a borrower’s sensitive personal data, location, photos, media files, emails, contact lists,

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Vax appeal: Dating apps help British vaccine drive ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 07, 2021  · Vax appeal: Dating apps help British vaccine drive. posted June 07, 2021 at 07:20 pm by AFP. London―Popular dating apps on Monday launched a campaign encouraging British users to post “I got my shot” on their profiles as the UK rollout reaches young adults. In partnership with the government, apps including Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge are ...

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Millions switch to 'local TikToks' after India bans ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 02, 2020  · The 59 banned apps include video-sharing giant TikTok, Helo and Likee, with authorities accusing them of activities "prejudicial" to the "sovereignty and integrity of India". Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has a huge social media profile, threw his weight behind the campaign by closing his account on China's Weibo platform on Wednesday.

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In the shadow of TikTok, China's apps quietly hoover up ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 14, 2020  · The company now boasts one of the top five free shopping apps on Apple's app store in the US, Australia and France, according to US-based research agency Sensor Tower. "Many of their global users will actually be unaware that they are dealing with a Chinese company," Hong Kong-based retail analyst Philip Wiggenraad said of such apps.

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POEA warns OFWs vs. dating apps scam - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 29, 2021  · The POEA advises job seekers to be cautious and ignore job offers from dating apps and refrain from paying any amount of money to their supposed “online romantic partners” for overseas employment. It reminded the public that any job offer which requires early fees through electronic transfer is a solid indication of a scam.

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ADMU launches math apps for Filipino students amid new ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 28, 2020  · The Mathplus apps, introduced during ADMU-School of Science and Engineering’s webinar series titled “Senso Eskwela Pilipinas at Iba pa,” are free, run on moderate system requirements in laptops, tablets or cellphones, and are now readily available for teachers and students.

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Google clamps down on apps dodging Play Store 30% cut ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 29, 2020  · Google has always required apps offered on the Play Store's virtual shelves to use its payment system, which takes an industry-standard 30 percent commission -- the same as Apple does in its App Store for iOS-powered mobile devices. Unlike Apple, however, Google has been lax about enforcing the rule.

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Vax appeal: Dating apps help British vaccine drive ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 07, 2021  · In partnership with the government, apps including Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge are offering special stickers, badges, and bonuses for users who say they have had the coronavirus jab, the Department of Health said. This comes as the UK rollout this week reaches the under-30s, as Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed Sunday.

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Mobile apps rescue PH music industry - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2017  · Friday November 12, 2021. HIDE. NEWS

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Vax appeal: Dating apps help UK vaccine drive - Manila ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 07, 2021  · Vax appeal: Dating apps help UK vaccine drive. Popular dating apps on Monday launched a campaign encouraging British users to post "I got my shot" on their profiles as the UK rollout reaches young adults. In partnership with the government, apps including Tinder, Bumble and Hinge are offering special stickers, badges and bonuses for users who ...

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Out of the shadow, Egypt money-pooling apps thrive ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 07, 2021  · Out of the shadow, Egypt money-pooling apps thrive. Cash-strapped Egyptians fearful of banks have long relied on a "gameya" to access money in time of need, but now tech startups are cashing in on the age-old money-pooling association. Navigating an app with strangers is "easier and safer" than the traditional face-to-face practice, said one ...

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DICT adopts mobile app for vax certification - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 12, 2021  · DICT adopts mobile app for vax certification. Just two weeks after the World Health Organization finalized the guidance and accompanying technical specifications for vaccination certificates, the portal and mobile app for issuing vaccination certificates to fully vaccinated citizens in the Philippines called the “VaxCertPH” is up and ...

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Mr. Geek’s MyStart-Apps, free mobile apps platform, wins ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 20, 2018  · posted November 20, 2018 at 05:07 pm. Local startup Mr. Geek, developer of MyStart-Apps (MSA) was among the winners of the recently concluded business convention, The PITCH: Promoting Innovations, held last November 10, 2018 at the University of …

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6 mobile apps that the whole family can enjoy - Manila ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 21, 2020  · Here are six apps that you can enjoy with loved ones to help rid of the boredom: Spaceteam (Free) This game involves teamwork, quick reading and listening skills, and lots of shouting. Spaceteam is a multiplayer game where 2-8 players operate a spaceship by following on-screen instructions to successfully traverse space-avoiding asteroids and ...

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TCS goIT students develop apps to address different ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 01, 2021  · TCS goIT students develop apps to address different community challenges. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, held an awarding ceremony on September 29 for the students of Cordillera who successfully completed their goIT program journey.

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BDO advises clients on use of mobile apps - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 23, 2021  · BDO advises against downloading its mobile apps from unofficial app stores and other websites, which may offer outdated versions, or worse, include a malicious software or malware. Scammers use malware to gather confidential information that may be saved in mobile devices, such as online banking username and password, debit or credit card ...

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Startups eye post-pandemic 'tele-health' revolution ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 07, 2021  · Startups eye post-pandemic 'tele-health' revolution. From mental health apps to a helmet that can shock a patient's brain remotely, startups at this year's Web Summit are betting on a major shift towards "tele-medicine" as the world emerges from the pandemic. Using technology to treat patients virtually was a major theme at one of the world's ...

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Pandemic saviors, food delivery apps now under fire ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 10, 2021  · Pandemic saviors, food delivery apps now under fire. posted October 10, 2021 at 09:30 am. by AFP and Thomas Urbain. Meal delivery services became essential during the pandemic, when millions of Americans were under lockdown and restaurants were shut to visitors. But these days the platforms are increasingly finding themselves under fire, with ...

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The world according to apps - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 06, 2021  · The world according to apps. What the world needs now, are apps, sweet apps! Pardon me for bastardizing the lyrics of Jackie De Shannon’s mid-1960 pop anthem “What The World Needs Now Is Love,” but it’s just that we cannot live without mobile apps anymore. These digital products are now part of the lives of the majority who have become ...

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Geniusto powers Cantilan Bank's mobile banking platform ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 18, 2021  · posted November 18, 2021 at 09:15 pm by Manila Standard. Next-generation financial software solutions and services provider firm Geniusto Philippines Inc. -- a division of Geniusto International a Perth Australia based FinTech -- is powering Cantilan Bank's mobile banking platform as part of its initiative to pioneer digital countryside finance.

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SEC asks Google to restrict online lending apps that ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 11, 2019  · The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday asked Google to clarify its policy of accepting apps to its network including online lending apps found to be illegal. SEC commissioner Kelvin Lester Lee said the agency would meet Google’s representatives in the Philippines to find out how the apps of illegal lenders went online through the ...

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India's young fight the pandemic with apps and oxygen ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 04, 2021  · India's young fight the pandemic with apps and oxygen posted May 04, 2021 at 11:00 am by AFP and Ammu Kannampilly Her exam revision done, schoolgirl Swadha Prasad gets on with her real work: finding life-saving oxygen, drugs, and hospital beds for COVID-19 patients as India reels from a brutal second wave of infections.

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Local apps in fight against COVID-19 - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 02, 2020  · Local apps in fight against COVID-19 . posted April 02, 2020 at 03:15 pm by Manila Standard. Local developers are doing their share to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country through designing and publishing apps. These tools aim to help Filipinos monitor their personal health and vulnerability to COVID-19, and keep them informed.

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Startups eye post-pandemic 'tele-health' revolution ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 07, 2021  · From mental health apps to a helmet that can shock a patient's brain remotely, startups at this year's Web Summit are betting on a major shift towards "tele-medicine" as the world emerges from the pandemic. Using technology to treat patients virtually was …

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Almost a quarter of online users allow apps, services ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 27, 2021  · Understandably, with these technologies and apps helping people to navigate the events of the past year across work, social and entertainment needs, people have expressed a willingness to allow app access to their microphone and camera. These tools have served as an enricher and facilitator of everyone’s sudden digital transitions, leading to ...

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How Samsung protects your smartphones from cyberattacks ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 26, 2021  · If the smartphone is booted in an unapproved state, Samsung Knox will automatically lock-up apps containing sensitive data such as Samsung Pay, Samsung Pass, Secure Folder, or Samsung Health. Looking ahead to a more secure future The smartphone has become a key part of our digital lives, whether from home, in the classroom, or even in the office.

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No smart TV? No problem! - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 03, 2021  · Globe Streamwatch turns a regular television into a smart TV, allowing users to download apps from the Play Store. Globe Streamwatch 2-in-1 Entertainment Box Powered by Android TV enables users to choose and download any of the over 3.5 million available apps on the Google Play Store – giving them access to content on YouTube, HBO Go, Viu ...

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Nearly 2 in 10 in APAC embrace digital payments during ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 19, 2021  · One of its key findings showed that a great majority (90%) of the Asian respondents has used mobile payment apps at least once in the past 12 months, confirming the fintech boom in the region. Nearly 2 in 10 (15%) of which only started using these platforms after the pandemic. The Philippines logged the highest percent of new e-cash adopters at ...

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Food delivery apps told to honor senior discounts - Manila ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 28, 2021  · Food delivery apps told to honor senior discounts. posted February 28, 2021 at 12:30 am by Maricel Cruz. A party-list lawmaker on Saturday chided food delivery service providers for not complying with the law that grants a 20-percent discount to senior citizens. House Deputy Speaker and Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera said her office ...

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Local apps in fight against COVID-19 - Manila Standard Mobile

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 02, 2020  · Local apps in fight against COVID-19. posted April 02, 2020 at 03:15 pm. by Manila Standard. Local developers are doing their share to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country through designing and publishing apps. These tools aim to help Filipinos monitor their personal health and vulnerability to COVID-19, and keep them informed.

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Food-share apps seek to help environment - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 10, 2020  · ‘Apps are important’ Joao Campari, food expert at environmental campaigners WWF International, argues that apps are an “important” way to cut waste. “With food loss and waste creating at least 8 percent of all emissions, it’s vital that as many people as possible reduce their personal food waste,” Campari tells AFP.

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In the shadow of TikTok, China's apps quietly hoover up ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 14, 2020  · While SHEIN has its origins in China it is one of the biggest shopping apps in the United States, SHAREit has been banned in India despite being massively popular elsewhere, and Likee is chasing TikTok -- but desperate to avoid a similar fate.

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China slams India for banning apps - Manila Standard

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 25, 2020  · Beijing lashed out at India on Wednesday after it banned another tranche of Chinese apps for national security reasons, the latest sore point between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

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Filipino-made dengue case mapping system wins NASA apps ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 16, 2020  · In the Philippines, Space Apps is a NASA-led initiative organized in collaboration with De La Salle University, Animo Labs, DOST-PCIEERD, PLDT InnoLab, American Corner Manila, US Embassy, software developer Michael Lance M. Domagas. It is globally organized by Booz Allen Hamilton, Mindgrub, and SecondMuse. The next hackathon is scheduled on Oct ...

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Filipino-made dengue case mapping system wins NASA apps ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 16, 2020  · In the Philippines, Space Apps is a NASA-led initiative organized in collaboration with De La Salle University, Animo Labs, DOST-PCIEERD, PLDT InnoLab, American Corner Manila, US Embassy, software developer Michael Lance M. Domagas. It is globally organized by Booz Allen Hamilton, Mindgrub, and SecondMuse. The next hackathon is scheduled on Oct ...

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