Acudeen Technologies is a Philippine-based fintech startup that focuses on helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by connecting them to Financial Institutions through their invoice discounting services. The fintech startup recently closed a $6 million (P300 million) financing deal with a unit of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC), Rizal Microbank. Magellan Fetalino...

Private stakeholders and the Department of Information and Communication Technology is looking to ask for the help of the startup community with the country’s environmental issues in the Philippines’ premiere annual tech conference Geeks on a Beach (GOAB).   The fifth GOAB hopes to attract serial entrepreneurs and Fil-Ams from Silicon...

Germany’s biggest food delivery platform, Lieferando.,has officially made bitcoin a payment option for their users. After achieving success and a significant increase in users, Lieferando was acquired by Takeaway.com, a Netherlands-based company. Prior to the acquisition, Lieferando accepted Bitcoin from 2014-2015 but halted the service during Takeaway.com’s acquisition process. Once the...

A number of Instagram users had been unable to access their accounts earlier this week. Multiple accounts from the photo-sharing app are reported to have mysteriously disappeared, fueling users to bombard the app’s Twitter and Facebook accounts with questions, complaints and requests to reinstate deleted accounts. Instagram announced on Twitter that...

Earlier this month, security researcher Nitay Artensen discovered an Android bug that allows hackers to execute code on Android and iOS devices without needing any interaction from the user. Nicknamed “Broadpwn”, the vulnerability affects millions of Android and iOS users with Broadcom Wi-Fi chips in their devices. Google released a fix...

Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has expressed support for the implementation of  anti-piracy mechanisms for online content. Web technology has traditionally been open, allowing anybody to view and reuse code. However, tech companies including Apple, Google, and Microsoft have continuously lobbied for the implementation of Data Rights...

A cyber assault on Mondelez International, an American multinational food and beverage company rallied stock prices of cybersecurity firms such as Barracuda, Palo Alto Networks, and FireEye on Friday. The Illinois-based snack and drink company reported an attack on June 27 that affected its invoicing and shipping capacities. Mondelez admitted...