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We live in a globe that is distracted. Our capacity to concentrate on a single job or activity is diminishing, although many individuals are insisting that they are excellent multi-taskers. Earl Miller, a neuroscientist, claims these individuals delude themselves. All we do is actually divide the processing energy of our brain between functions as we move from one to the other. We are actually increasing the cognitive load on our

Astronauts

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first moon landing, Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins met. They gathered with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, who got a rundown of his administration’s plans to get astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and then to Mars in the 2030s. Also attending were both late Neil Armstrong’s sons, the first man to step on the

Huawei

Huawei may still face an uncertain future over its access to licensed variants of Android and Windows operating systems, but it has been busy preparing in-house substitutes in case the tide turns against its favor. Now, the world’s second largest phone maker has filed a trademark application with the European Union Intellectual Property Office, attempting to register the name “Harmony” for its mobile and operating systems. The request is dated

digital financial services

Adoption of digital financial services is increasing rapidly as mobile and internet penetrate all corners of the nation. For most unbanked and underserved, the transition to digital is gaining a boost from the traditional and most fundamental retail presence on the ground–through sari-sari shops driven by PayMaya’s Smart Padala. Kenneth Palacios, Director and Head of Wallets Business at PayMaya, For financial inclusion attempts to bear fruit, they should be able

google

Clogged Google servers in the eastern United States triggered problems for users of Snapchat and YouTube on Sunday, with complaints on social media that the popular apps weren’t accessible. Google had recognized the issue, writing in a statement on its Cloud Platform status page that it was dealing with “high levels of network congestion in the eastern USA, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube.” “Users may

Samsung Galaxy s10

Photographer BJ Pascual and rising filmmaker Samantha Lee talked about taking mobile photography and videography to the next level on the second leg of Samsung’s PASS10N Lab series of workshops held this week. Pascual is among the Philippines’ coveted photographers, having shot many of the country’s most beautiful faces. Being a household name in the fashion industry, his photos have been embellished the covers of magazines in both country and