Oxford Business Group launches inaugural Investment Challenge

Oxford Business Group (OBG) has made its extensive range of research tools available to students at Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) who are taking part in a five-week Investment Challenge.

The challenge was organised by OBG and AGSB with the aim of encouraging students to identify promising opportunities for foreign direct investment. Participants were set the task of providing a detailed answer to a question about investing in emerging economies on July 8 and must submit their answers by August 9. A range of prizes is being offered to winners which includes: a complimentary subscription to OBG’s resources; a tuition rebate; free parking at the university; and priority enrolment.

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Realme unveils world’s first 64MP photo, takes smartphone imaging to new heights

64MP sample photo taken using realme smartphone

Realme, a game-changer smartphone brand, has recently unveiled the world’s first 64MP photo taken using a smartphone, confirming plans to launch a flagship 64MP smartphone with unprecedented quad-camera by the second half of this year.

The device is expected to up the ante in smartphone imaging experience and enable users to widen the possibilities and do more with their phone cameras.

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Caltex donates “piso kada litro” to boost STEM learning in Region 2 public high schools

If your road trip brings you to Cagayan Valley, then give a lending hand to education by fueling up in any of the 23 Caltex stations in northeastern Luzon.

Ongoing up to July 31, Caltex will donate one peso (P1) for each liter of fuel sold in Caltex stations. The program, called Caltex Fuel Your School, aims to raise P3 million to purchase STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) teaching and learning aids. The more fuel ups, the more Caltex donates.

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Lifelong learning key to riding the waves of digital transformation, say IT industry leaders

ICTjob.ph Founder and CEO Fred Tshidimba advises IT professionals during the DevCon Summit 2019 to embrace constant learning and adopt global IT trends to gain competitive advantage. Photo shows (L-R) Head of Digital Innovations of Cignal TV JC Medina, Director of Digital Transformation of Enderun Colleges Colin Christie, Founder of ICTJob PH and Eastvantage Fred Tshidimba, Director of QBO Innovation Hub Katrina Chan, Co-Founder and CEO of EduCredit PH Vasyl Davydko and Philippine Representative and Reps Mentor of Mozilla Robert Reyes.

The past decade has seen a huge shift in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, largely because of digitalization and the influx of new technologies. One of the recent strong trends reshaping industries across the world is the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As these exciting new developments and technologies redefine the economic landscape and subsequently the job market, how is the Philippines keeping up?

Continued learning and skills development is one way Filipino IT practitioners can stay updated, if not ahead of the game, said industry leaders at the recently concluded DevCon Summit 2019 during the discussion on “Preparing for the Jobs of the Future: Igniting Lifelong Learning.”

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Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G uptake even faster than expected

  • 5G subscriptions now expected to reach 1.9 billion by 2024 as operators ramp up deployments and users switch to 5G devices
  • 5G coverage is forecast to reach 45 percent of the world’s population by end of 2024
  • In 2024, 5G networks are projected to carry 35 percent of the global mobile traffic

Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024. The June 2019 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions – up from 1.5 billion forecasted in the November 2018 edition – an increase of almost 27 percent.

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