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Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation Commits P16 Million to American Red Cross Typhoon Ondoy Disaster Relief

HP announced that the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation has made a donation of 16 Million pesos (or $350,000) to the American Red Cross International Response Fund to assist with disaster relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Ketsana (Ondoy).

The Fund provides immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to individuals and communities affected by disasters such as the devastating Typhoon-related flooding and damages in the Philippines , Vietnam and surrounding regions.
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Posted by on October 14, 2009 in HP

 

Have an adventure with Citibank Gadget Deals and Canon PowerShot D10

Imagine swimming the deepest seas, conquering the steepest mountains, and surviving the coldest lands – and still take awesome pictures of your adventures. Meet the Canon PowerShot D10, made to fit the wanderlust of every traveler, and now made more affordable with Citibank’s Great Deals on Great Gadgets Promo.

Canon PowerShot D10 sets the standard as a 12.1-megapixel point-and-shoot that’s waterproof up to 10 meters, shockproof from a height of 1.22 meters, and freeze-proof up to -10 degrees Celsius. Whether you are shooting around the urban jungle or the great outdoors, this active gadget steps up to the challenge with its dust-proof exterior.
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Posted by on October 14, 2009 in Canon

 

Yahoo! Helps Trace Typhoon Ketsana and Parma Missing Persons

As floodwaters brought on by Typhoon Ketsana slowly receded, Manila’s towns started rebuilding what’s left of homes and personal property. Then there are those still tracking down loved ones lost at the height of the storm. More missing persons were reported as Typhoon Parma hit other parts of the country at the tail end of Ketsana.

To help provide adequate and immediate information in times of distress, Yahoo! Philippines (www.yahoo.com.ph) launched an initiative allowing anyone to post photos of missing persons on Flickr, Yahoo!’s online photo sharing service.
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Posted by on October 14, 2009 in Yahoo!