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Daily Archives: June 12, 2010

Globe sustains growth momentum in corporate data business

Globe, a premier telecommunications services provider in the Philippines , showed healthy revenue growth in its fixed line data business during its performance in the first quarter of the year. Globe made P1.2 Billion in broadband revenues from January to March 2010, up 84% year on year, while its fixed line data revenues reached P831 Million, up 16% versus the same period in 2009.

The robust demand from the local outsourcing industry helped sustain the growth momentum in the corporate data business of Globe. Globe Business, the company’s corporate arm, remained strong in the market with the continued expansion of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and services sector.
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

Asian-African GOOC 2010 Regional Finals

The stage is set for the biggest overclocking showdown to hit the eastern shores! Representatives from over 15 nations in Asia and Africa collide as they fight for glory in the Asian and African regional finals of the GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship! Witness the dangerous game played by overclockers as they fight both time and heat in an effort to achieve peak performance from Gigabyte’s components, the best that technology can offer.

On June 19, 2010 in the confines of Jakartas’ revered IT Mall, the Mangga Dua, lines will be drawn, clock speeds will be abused and the whole world will be witnesses to the boundaries that both human and technology will break.
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in AsianTech

 

Outsourcing influentials to speak at second International Outsourcing Summit

Industry experts will converge in Manila once again for the Second International Outsourcing Summit organized by the Business Processing Association of the Philippines.

Top outsourcing executives, allied industry leaders, and prominent analysts who have confirmed speaking slots include Jack Jones, CEO, JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Avinash Vashistha, Chairman and CEO, Tholons; Armand Angeli, Cofounder and Vice-President, European Outsourcing Association (EOP); Nikhil Rajpal, Principal, Everest Group; and Ralph Schonenbach, CEO, Trestle Group; Mary Beth Loesch, Vice President for Marketing, StarTek Inc.; and Alfredo Ayala, Chairman, BPA/P.
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Technology

 

LG global chief empowers Philippine operations

LG Electronics Global CEO Yong Nam, together with LG business unit presidents trooped to the Philippines recently to further inspire and motivate its Philippine subsidiary, who has encountered significant market share growth over the past years.

“From televisions, home appliances, to mobile handsets, LG is on a mission — to become the world’s best at enriching lives through innovation,” said CEO Nam in an open communication with selected local employees, “Let’s show to consumers the unique LG experience.”
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in LG Electronics

 

The Nokia Stories contest

To celebrate 9 solid years of being the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Platinum awardee when it comes to mobile phones, Nokia has launched a 3-month contest called The Nokia Stories.   Now is your chance to tell people about the greatest, funniest or most interesting experiences you’ve had with your Nokia mobile device.  Log on to www.nokia.com.ph/nokiastories and write about your experience. 

Tell us how your Nokia phone saved the day, how it helped you in that long distance relationship with your significant other, how it’s your new best friend and so on.  Nokia will post the best entries on the site and every month, they will choose two winners to receive a brand new Nokia 2220 slide. 
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Nokia

 

BlackBerry AppAlert: Philippine Themes

Filipinize your BlackBerry smartphones this Independence Day 2010 with two colorful, patriotic themes featuring Filipino icons from BlackBerry App World.

“Philippines Pride” features icons such as the jeepney, tarsier, and the Philippine eagle, colorfully rendered into the background, all of which evoke a dynamic kind of nationalism.

“Philippines Paradise Island” is predominantly blue, with a surfer riding the waves against a backdrop of the eight-rayed sun and the three stars while representing the Philippine flag.    
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Blackberry

 

Meet the Globe Tattoo Micro-SIM: Your iPad’s perfect partner

Hardcore gadget geeks who have managed to snag the much-awaited Apple iPad 3G now have the perfect mate for their device:   The first-ever Micro-SIM available only from Globe Tattoo, a power-surfer’s ticket to a no-holds-barred web experience.

Anytime you’re on the move with the Globe Micro-SIM and your IPad 3G, you can browse the internet, send email and instant messages, and virtually chat with online pals, day or night.
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Posted by on June 12, 2010 in Globe Telecom