Dado Banatao quits a year after joining board of Ayala-owned chipmaker IMI

Silicon Valley visionary Diosdado “Dado” Banatao stepped down from the IMI board on 28 June 2021 due to “personal reasons.”

He joined the IMI board in 2020.

The 73-year old alumnus of Mapua Institute of Technology and Stanford University designed the first single chip, 16-bit microprocessor-based calculator (which catapulted Commodore to success in the 1970s) and the chip set and the Windows Graphics accelerator chip for personal computers.

Converge backs infrastructure sharing to lower costs

Bilyonaryo Dennis Anthony Uy’s Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is supporting a proposal that allows telcos or internet service providers to share the cost of installation of underground pipes for telecommunication cables whenever new road infrastructure is built.

Rianne Malixi grabs lead at Riviera

Rianne Malixi broke away from a packed leaderboard with a consecutive two-over 73 that moved her to one step closer to a title in the women’s side of the ICTSI Riviera Championship.