Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
The government stood its ground claiming that it is unlikely that a decision on the PLDT acquisition of Sun would be issued today. The Aquino administration will decide on the merger of PLDT and Digitel at its own pace and will not be pressured by the threat of MVP to pull out from the deal [...]
The NTC claimed that the Department of Finance (DoF) supports the reduction of inter telco access charges for voice and text, citing benefits for consumers. The NTC had intitially asked the DoF’s position on the Tax impact of the proposal. NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba, however, said that the NTC was revising the circular because of [...]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a solution for protecting Smart phones from physical damage: Airbags, springs and (wait for it!) a propulsion system! A patent application lists Jeff B. and Amazon VP Greg Hart as the inventors of “a system and method for protecting devices from impact damage.” The device has a safety monitoring system [...]
Researchers have combined photovoltaics with LCD screens in a way that could help bolster the battery life of cell phones, UCLA announced Tuesday. By equipping the phones’ LCD displays with photovoltaic polarizers, researchers found they could harvest not only the LCD’s extra backlight energy, but also ambient light and sunlight. Troll: Wow! The screen of [...]
PLDT asked the National Telecommunications Commission to dismiss Globe’s demand to declare null and void PLDT’s acquisitions of Smart and CURE. PLDT wants the NTC to “expunge from the records” Globe’s motion seeking to halt PLDT’s acquisition of Digitel (Sun). As a result of issues raised by Globe in the NTC hearings on PLDT-Digitel’s joint [...]