Folding Bikes For Pinoys

Commuting or travelling in Metro Manila is definitely not something one looks forward to. Heavy traffic, long queues on MRT stations, delayed MRT/LRT trains, and packed buses and jeepneys.

With limited choices of transportation, Metro Manilans are now looking for better alternative ways to get to their destination —fast and easy.

“People need efficient ways to go around, solutions that are inexpensive, or at least offers them the freedom to move in the cities to live in,” Carl Mamawal, a mechanical engineering graduate of De La Salle University (DLSU) from Muntinlupa City, told OpinYon.

And one practical solution? Folding bicycles.…

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POS solutions for restos

Brian Dimarucot, co-founder and CEO of Restograph

Companies are now discovering the endless possibilities of information technology, especially in the field of business intelligence.

In today’s world of “big data,” business intelligence are now an integral part of company strategies as they enable companies to see clearly their current and future trends, and how can they better their business.

Taking advantage of the opportunities of business intelligence, start-ups such as Tableau and Alliance WebPOS have sprouted up, offering their clients point-of-sale (POS) analyses to enable them to build better stratagems for their companies.

In the Philippines, one such start-up has…

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Innovative pump can save billion-worth of water

Water is mankind’s most precious need and resource. Yet, people are wasting millions and millions of gallons a year.

In the Philippines, an estimated P63-billion worth of water is lost and wasted every year.

In a country about to experience the full force of the El Niño phenomenon, optimization of water resources must the top priority.

Technologies have sprouted up seeking to maximize the use of water, mostly through the treatment of wastewater.

However, there’s one part of the water distribution cycle that most solutions have overlooked: the pumps that water utilities use to distribute water to their service areas.…

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Young Davao engineers develop innovative crop heat stress analyzer

Crop heat stress is one vital concern of farmers today – most especially considering the dual threats of global warming and the El Niño phenomenon. In fact, crop heat stress has cost the Philippine agriculture sector at least P2.5 billion annually, from 2007 to 2010, due to stunted plant growth, resulting in reduced crop yields.

The question is, how can Filipino farmers adapt to the changes brought about by global warming?

Despite massive efforts to modernize the Philippines’ agriculture sector, most Filipinos still cling to traditional “feel methods” to monitor crop growth. Unfortunately, such methods are inaccurate and wasteful,…

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Learn IT, prove IT by doing

Most of the time, jobseekers tend to exaggerate their resumes, and companies often lack the tools needed to test the applicants’ skills — until they are actually on the job.

This is one big challenge to businesses heavily using high tech personnel, particularly to managers in the business-processing outsource (BPO) industry.

Actually, said problem sees is also an opportunity, according to Dann Angelo de Guzman.

The BPO is a service business and relies on the quality of manpower to be competitive. The secret of a BPO enterprise relies on the quality of its technical people. The selection and hiring of…

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