Maintenance shuts down DICT, other gov't websites (Philstar.com) - June 6, 2019 - 4:42pm MANILA, Philippines — Several government websites, including the Department of Information and Communications Technology, have become inaccessible Thursday. In an advisory posted Thursday afternoon, the DICT announced that the government web hosting service may experience downtime and intermittent connection. The DICT, however, assured other government agencies that all their data will remain intact. "Our technical team are currently working for the resolution and restoration of the services as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused," the DICT said. The agency added that questions and concerns over the downtime may be sent to their email at https://[email protected] or [email protected] Among the government websites that were shut down those of the Presidential Communications Operations Office, … [Read more...] about Maintenance shuts down DICT, other gov’t websites
LP supporters asked me to create website – Jayme Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The website designer who was arrested and charged with inciting to sedition yesterday claimed that supporters of the Liberal Party (LP) were behind the planning and the uploading of the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos that implicated President Duterte’s relatives in the illegal drug trade. Rodel Jayme, a high school graduate, said a certain Maru Nguyen, a friend and fellow LP supporter during the last presidential election, gave him P2,500 as payment for web hosting and domain that will be used to launch his metrobalita.net website. “I never received any money and I was made to understand that the website would be used to post positive campaigns during the election,” he said during a press conference at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday … [Read more...] about LP supporters asked me to create website – Jayme
Business GoDaddy Inc reported first-quarter revenue on Thursday that rose 12.1 percent, as the web hosting company added more customers and earned more on average from each of its users. 03 May 2019 04:20AM (Updated: 03 May 2019 04:30AM) Bookmark REUTERS: Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc reported first-quarter profit well below Wall Street expectations on Thursday as costs rose and customer growth slowed down, sending its shares 4 percent lower in after-hours trading.GoDaddy, which manages roughly a fifth of all global domains, said total costs rose nearly 14 percent to US$691.2 million, as the company spent more on marketing and technology development.Net income attributable to the company rose to US$12.9 million, or 7 cents per Class A share, in the quarter ended March 31, from US$3.3 million, or 2 cents per Class A share, a year earlier.Analysts on average had expected earnings of 10 cents per share, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.Total revenue rose to US$710 … [Read more...] about GoDaddy profit misses estimates as costs rise
Beginning May 2019, the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP) will host, in partnership with ABS-CBN and Certified Digital Marketer, Web Wednesdays - a series of free webinars designed to develop and enhance the talents of digital marketers in the country. Pushing for digital marketing excellence, Web Wednesdays will tackle the latest trends and techniques, the production and distribution of compelling content, building powerful e-commerce businesses, and other digital marketing topics. Practicing and aspiring digital marketing professionals are encouraged to join the monthly webinar. First up on the list of speakers is Dennis Perez of Unilever. As the country media director of one of the biggest advertisers in the Philippines, Perez oversees the creation and execution of the local media strategies of some of the world’s biggest brands in personal care, home care, foods, and refreshments. Local and international award-giving bodies have … [Read more...] about News IMMAP hosts free digital marketing webinars
By Tara Deschamps Special to the Star Mon., April 29, 2019 New European rules that will make tech firms liable for copyright violations on their platforms have been both lauded by musicians and artists and lambasted by those who champion intellectual freedom. But one thing that’s not in dispute is that similar rules won’t be coming to Canada any time soon, experts say. The copyright directive, endorsed by 19 European countries in mid-April, will compel companies such as Google and Facebook to ensure copyrighted content — everything from music and films to news and books — isn’t posted on their platforms without a creator’s permission. Some tech firms may have to acquire licences to host such material. The EU’s 28 member states now have two years to adopt the rules and create their own policies. The reforms have been touted as a way to rein in powerful tech firms and restore revenues to creative industries, often paid fractions … [Read more...] about Canada likely won’t copycat EU copyright rules, experts say. So what’s next?