Technology

Amazon Announces Layoffs to Continue Into 2023

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said in a newly released memo last Thursday that the company will continue layoffs until 2023. Image Source: NDTV In the memo, Jassy admitted, “This year’s review is more difficult due to the fact that the economy remains in a challenging spot, and we’ve hired rapidly the last several years.” Multiple [...]

Billionaire Elon Musk is now bringing Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) to create a partnership with tycoon Henry Sy Jr. at Data Lake Inc. to improve the country’s internet connection. Courtesy of Noypi Geeks Website Internet Connection Hindrances Data Lake Chairman Anthony Almeda stated, “The Philippines is an archipelago, and connecting our country to the [...]

MANILA, Philippines – Google Philippines said that they will offer 39,000 scholarship grants to complete online certificate courses through the Google Career Certificate Scholarships. This project was made possible with Google Philippines’ partnership with the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and Globe. This educational opportunity will serve [...]

NTC issued cease-and-desist orders from E-Commerce platforms

MANILA, Philippines – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has issued cease-and-desist orders to e-commerce platforms such as Lazada, Shopee, and Facebook Marketplace, ordering them to immediately stop selling illegal radio equipment such as text blast machines, that these politicians and political groups were secretively using this to increase their election prospects. The NTC issued a [...]

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) proposed that the earnings obtained through cryptocurrency-based gaming platforms like Axie Infinity and other similar games should be subjected to income tax. BIR Deputy Commissioner for Legal Group Marissa Cabreros explained, “Ang serbisyo ng paglalaro, diyan kayo binabayaran ng income. Nabibigyan kayo ng benefits o currency [...]

BIR to Vloggers and Influencers: ‘Pay your Taxes’

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has started a thorough investigation into the Social Media Influencers (SMIs) who fail to pay the right taxes on their online earnings. The Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 97-2021 – Taxation of Any Income Received by Social Media Influencers was promulgated by the Bureau of Internal [...]

Are you tired of changing mobile numbers every-time you switch network? Are you ready to have one mobile number only regardless if you change network (Smart, Globe and Dito)? Smart Communications announced on Friday that Smart, Globe, and DITO have completed their initial testing of its technological capabilities and compatibility in readiness for the adoption [...]

25-Years Franchise granted to DITO Telecommunity

Manila, Philippines – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed another 25-Years franchise to Dito Telecommunity Corporation or Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc. (MISLATEL). The 25-Years extension of the franchise by the virtue of Republic Act (RA) No. 11537 or an “Act Renewing for another twenty-five (25) years the franchise granted to Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc., [...]

Manila, Philippines – Bill Gates, a billionaire and a co-founder of the Microsoft which is one of the most largest charitable private foundation, announces on Monday, May 3, 2021 via a twitter post that they filed for divorce with her wife, Melinda Gates. After 27 years of their marriage, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates said [...]