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11 Pinoy technologies that may help us get moving

If you think the country's progress in science and technology is as slow as Edsa traffic on a rainy payday Friday night, you have got another thing coming.…

VW creates new ‘Car.Software’ unit. What is it?

MORE than 5,000 digital experts. That is how many people Volkswagen AG said it intends to place in its new “Car.Software” unit. In a statement, VW said Car.Software will be responsible for developing software for all models…

Proper TNVS registration ‘imperative,’ say transport agencies  

REACTING to ride-hailing app Grab’s June 10 deactivation of 5,000 drivers from its platform, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the…

Lalamove to pay its drivers via GCash

LOGISTICS provider Lalamove Philippines will pay their “partner drivers” via mobile wallet GCash. In an announcement made on May 28 Lalamove Philippines said the move comes as a result of its new partnership with GCash as it…

What’s ‘app?’ MG Philippines launches Mobile Gadget

MG PHILIPPINES now has an app for its after-sales services and inquiries. Called Mobile Gadget, the free-download app is designed to “make owning and maintaining an MG even more convenient,” according to the company. Included in the…

Group lauds LTFRB for streamlining TNVS applicants 

MANILA, Philippines–A transport organization is eyeing the filing of criminal charges against a foreign firm that tried to join the country’s transportation business despite its ownership is marred by various issues including possible violations of the Anti-Dummy…

PH startup firm unveils ‘Jojo’ to turn time wasted in traffic into cash

MANILA, Philippines — Who would have thought that being stuck in metro traffic can still bring cash into one’s pocket? Makers of the innovative “Jojo” mobile app did. Eyed for takeoff later this week, Jojo aims to…

Ride-hailing firm Grab secures $1.5 billion in funding

SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said on Wednesday it has secured $1.5 billion in fresh financing from a fund run by Japan’s SoftBank and will use a significant portion of it to expand in Indonesia.…

Spotify’s long-awaited in-car system could come out this year

According to the Financial Times, Spotify is planning to release in-car music player later this year for about $100 (almost P5,300). Early last year, rumors started spreading that Spotify could be developing an in-car music device complete…

Elon Musk bores tunnel to revolutionize city driving

HAWTHORNE, US — Elon Musk on Tuesday took a break from futuristic electric cars and private space travel to unveil a low-cost tunnel he sees as a godsend for city traffic. The billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX…