End of An Era For Yahoo?

End of An Era For Yahoo?

By now you might have heard or seen the news about the acquisition of Yahoo! by Verizon. After hearing some buzz in the tech community, the story finally broke and it made waves not because it was a good thing for Yahoo! but rather many were disappointed with the cost of acquisition. Yahoo Acquisition Cost Just a little backgrounder, Yahoo! was once valued at $120 Billion. Unfortunately, Yahoo! was not able to cope up with its competitors and through the years Yahoo! was reported to have been losing money rather…

Facebook Got Philippine Independence Day Greeting Wrong

Facebook Got Philippine Independence Day Greeting Wrong

Today, we celebrate our Independence Day! for the Philippines at least. Every time I hear those lines it would give me goosebumps, I first heard those lines so passionately stated in the movie Independence Day (You know the Aliens Invading Earth and Humans Fighting for Freedom?). Anyway nothing is more patriotic that to reminisce how a country was born through the heroic acts of people wanting to be free from tyrants and invaders. Today, June 12 the Philippines is Celebrating their independence day and Facebook joined in the celebration by…

ASUS Just Announced ZenBook 3 The MacBook Killer

ASUS Just Announced ZenBook 3 The MacBook Killer

Dubbed as the MacBook Killer by people in the tech community, the ASUS Zenbook 3 is definitely made to compete if not defeat the MacBook in terms of specs and performance. ASUS just announced today at Computex about its several new products and its latest version of their flagship ultraportable laptop, the Zenbook 3. What is the Zenbook 3? The ZenBook 3 is an ultraportable laptop and it is the latest iteration from its flagship product, the ZenBook. The Zenbook 3 was designed to be a lot thinner and lighter…

Pinoy Paydays: Eating more than shopping. Paying more than buying.

Pinoy Paydays:  Eating more than shopping.  Paying more than buying.

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Payday has often been touted as a time of increased spending power for the Filipino worker. But research reveals that payday is more about food than anything else. In an online survey of 345 respondents, Lazada Market Intelligence discovered that 47.4% of workers spend more on food during payday vs. 41% who spend the same.  26% of respondents spend 50% more and 21% claiming to spend up to twice as much for their payday meals. The payday meal is deeply ingrained in the Filipino psyche with 55%…

Why Linkedin Is Asking You To Change Your Password

Why Linkedin Is Asking You To Change Your Password

By now you might have already received an email from Linkedin asking you to change your password. The email stated that LinkedIn security has seen a potential risk to the account and there is a need to reset the password. So what really happened here?   The Reason For The Reset When you received the email you might have first thought that it might just be another phishing email. Well, this time, it is a legitimate email asking you to reset your password. The reason for this reset is that…