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With Watson Anywhere, IBM wants to democratize artificial intelligence

According to a recent PwC study, AI adoption is poised to inject a potential $16 trillion to the global economy over the next decade. Despite this, the technology has a global adoption rate of only four percent. In a recent post on the IBM Think Blog, General Manager for IBM Data + AI Rob Thomas […].....»»

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ABS-CBN says sales of TVplus units reach 7M

ABS-CBN CORP. said the sales of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) units reached 7 million in February, four years after it was launched......»»

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Ray Albano: Homo ludens, a playful man

RAYMUNDO “RAY” ALBANO is described by those who knew him as a “homunculus,” a “deformed clubfoot who walked with a limp.” The words aren’t meant to be cruel. They are said with affection, fond memory. Even Mr. Albano poked fun at his scoliosis, calling himself the “Quasimodo of CCP” — that is, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, where he succeeded Roberto Chabet as museum director in 1970. It was a post that Mr. Albano held until he died in 1985 at the age of 38......»»

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Singapore-based logistics tech firm upbeat on PHL e-commerce growth

SINGAPORE-BASED TECHNOLOGY company Anchanto Pte. Ltd. is bullish on the boom of e-commerce in the Philippines as it eyes to invest $2-3 million in the country in the next two years......»»

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NLEx Harbor Link to open on February 26

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Harbor Link Segment 10 will officially open on Tuesday (Feb. 26)......»»

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City of Dreams Manila’s EBITDA rises 26% in Q4

THE operator of City of Dreams Manila reported a 26% increase in adjusted earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA), driven by the better performance across all gaming segments......»»

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PNOC set to appraise assets as equity in Phoenix-led LNG hub

STATE-LED Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) is back to crunching numbers as it reviews the value of its assets and how these will translate into its equity in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub being led by Davao City businessman Dennis A. Uy......»»

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Malaysia nears deal with China to revive $20-B railway project

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia is making progress in talks with China to revive a rail project that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government said it would cancel, according to Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah......»»

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Tourism body gets 10 more years to offer perks

CONGRESS has ratified a measure extending the power of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) to grant incentives to tourism enterprises for another 10 years......»»

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PHL, Japan officials meet on infrastructure updates

PHILIPPINE officials are headed to Osaka this week for meetings with Japanese counterparts on plans for the new Bangsamoro region as well as infrastructure projects funded by official development assistance (ODA)......»»

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Economic team wants 145 projects off poll ban

The EXECUTIVE branch will release funds this year according to state offices’ spending capacity despite Congress’ opposition to the scheme, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno said in a press briefing on Wednesday, adding that President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s economic managers have signed a request for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to exempt 145 infrastructure projects from the 45-day ban on public works ahead of the May 13 mid-term elections......»»

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Fashion marketplace Zilingo raises $226-M in Series D funding

Zilingo explains plans to expand into the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 20th, 2019Related News

Epperson on images and their stories

IT WAS few minutes past 2 p.m. and the afternoon sunlight illuminated the high ceiling in the partly glass-enclosed living room. Dressed in a light blue shirt and jeans, American photographer Tom Epperson sat in front (instead of behind, as he usually does) of the camera. For someone who admits to being camera shy, he comfortably introduced himself in one take......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceFeb 19th, 2019Related News

Workers at Sudan terminal strike over ICTSI deal

KHARTOUM -- Workers at Port Sudan’s southern container terminal went on strike on Monday to protest against a deal with Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI), port employees and a union official said......»»

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POPI to change name to Ayalaland Logistics

PRIME Orion Philippines, Inc. (POPI) plans to change its name to Ayalaland Logistics Holdings Corp., in line with the firm’s diversification into the property logistics sector......»»

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Meralco ordered to use unclaimed tax refund to lower distribution rates

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has directed Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to submit a scheme that uses customers’ unclaimed tax refund to reduce the power distribution rates, the agency said on Tuesday......»»

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Performance of Select Asian Economies

Performance of Select Asian Economies.....»»

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Gov’t moves to implement rice tariff act, projects P7-11B collection

RICE IMPORTS starting March 5 will be covered by new tariffs under a newly signed law, with the measure expected to generate at least P7 billion in its first year of implementation......»»

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Vehicle sales off to weak start across categories

VEHICLE SALES slid 15% in January from a year ago, weighed down by reductions across categories, according to data released on Monday by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. and the Truck Manufacturers Association......»»

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Cell phone number portability now a law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law the Mobile Number Portability Act that allows cell phone users to switch networks without changing their numbers......»»

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