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Globe Business backs Peoplelink

PeopleLink recently signed an agreement with Globe Business for an innovative communications solution that targets the seafaring community in the country. According to PeopleLink President Norman Carcellar, the community requires an effective mobile solution to connect seafarers to their loved ones and to their manning agencies in the Philippines .

“There is a need for a special prepaid family SIM whose expiration date can be extended easily, and if the SIM is lost or damaged, the user should be able to retain the same number,” explained Mr. Carcellar. PeopleLink also needs a solution that is supported by an affordable and flexible platform where messages can be reliably exchanged.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

The HP Thin Client Family offers essential, flexible, mainstream and specialty computing to deliver better business results

Businesses now have a competitive edge through the reliability, performance, and security that they get from the HP Thin Client Family. Offering a centralized data and applications management system with easy deployment, the Thin Client Family offers computing solutions that guarantee better business results.

With less costs incurred when compared with traditional PCs, businesses can immediately reduce their expenses and risks without sacrificing the efficiency of their operations. Employees can even improve their productivity because the Thin Client Family gives an enhanced usability experience regardless of Operating Systems (OS)
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in HP

 

APC receives the 2010 Southeast Asia and Australasia Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award

APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, announced it is the recipient of the 2010 Southeast Asia and Australasia Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award in the Power Distribution Unit Market.

APC by Schneider Electric is ranked number one in the Southeast Asia and Australasia in the Power Distribution Unit Market.

The Frost & Sullivan award is given to the company that has exhibited market share leadership in the Southeast Asia and Australasia Power Distribution Unit market through the implementation of market strategy.
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Globe Business participates in CeBIT Australia 2010

Globe Business was part of the delegation that represented the Philippines in this year’s CeBIT Australia , the foremost business event in the Asia Pacific region for Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The country’s participation was led by the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP), in cooperation with the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT). With over 600 exhibitors and more than 30,000 trade visitors from all over the world, this event is considered as Australia ’s largest ICT exhibition.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

New Dual-Core Intel® Atom™ Processor-Based Netbooks Hit Shelves

Intel Corporation announced that a dozen of new netbooks based on its new mobile dual-core Intel® Atom™ processors are available in stores today. The netbooks – available now and through the end of the year from manufacturers including Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, MSI, and Toshiba – enable new levels of support for applications like games, as well as Adobe Flash* technology for access to a number of Web pages including online hotel booking systems and multimedia sites such as YouTube* and Hulu*.

“Acer strives to continually improve on our customers’ total mobile experience, whether it is increased responsiveness or extended Internet interactivity through longer battery life,” said David Lee, associate vice president of Acer’s Mobile Computing Business Unit. “We are pleased to select dual-core Intel Atom processors for Acer netbooks, helping to empower netbook users achieve even more – both at work and at leisure.”
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Intel

 

Jay Bernardo: Helping EntrePinoys Through IT

Jay Bernardo may know a thing or two about how businesses work, but for the Asian Center of Entrepreneurship guru, running a business is not just about gaining profit. He started his career as a production supervisor but is now more popular today for his knack of transforming small businesses into professionally-run organizations.

Seeing an opportunity not only to assist budding Filipino-businessmen but also support the country’s economy, he founded the LET’S GO (Leading Entrepreneurs Towards Seizing Global Opportunities) Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit organization that aims to create more entrepreneurs in the country. He also became involved in “EntrePinoy,” a television show geared to inspire people to start their own business.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Microsoft

 

D-Link Launches DIR -457U – Pocket Sized 3.75G Router

D-Link, the end-to-end computer networking solutions provider for consumers and businesses, announced the launch of the D-Link DIR-457U myPocket 3.75G High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) modem router. Measuring 11cm by 6.5cm and weighing only 103g, the stylish DIR -457U is designed for portability. It works in 3G networks and supports Wi-Fi connectivity. The DIR-457U supports download speeds of up to 7.2Mbps and features a built-in SIM card slot.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in D-Link

 

IDC Sees a Start of Faster Growth for Hardcopy Peripherals Market in Philippines by Year-End 2010

nternational Data Corporation (IDC) sees 2010 as the springboard for faster growth of the hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market in the coming years. The encouraging economic and political climate in the country bodes well for the HCP market, with the rest of the year expected to be characterized by an upturn in spending.

“Multi-function peripherals (MFPs) are expected to further eat into the market share of single function peripherals (SFPs), in-line with the increasing preference for more efficient and cost-effective printing solutions. Laser SFPs and color laser MFPs are also projected to have double-digit growth, especially with the availability of more affordable models that could call the attention of small offices/home offices (SOHOs), small businesses and, even home consumers.”, says Pamela Joy M. Sumanga, Associate Market Analyst for Hardcopy Peripherals research at IDC Philippines.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in IDC

 

New BlackBerry App World Now Available Across Asia

Customers in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand can now download the latest version of BlackBerry App World.

Research In Motion (RIM) recently announced updates to BlackBerry App World™ in Asia. BlackBerry App World is the official application store for BlackBerry® smartphones* and provides customers with an intuitive, integrated service for discovering, downloading, recommending and managing mobile applications for personal or business use. New features in BlackBerry App World, which is available for download today, include a credit card payment option, enhanced discovery and search capabilities, and a new user identification system called BlackBerry® ID. In addition to the broad selection of free mobile applications available in BlackBerry App World, customers can also now purchase a variety of additional mobile application starting from US 99 cents.**
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

Canon products win prestigious EISA awards in Europe

Canon has won three major product awards in the prestigious annual awards judged by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). The Canon EOS 7D has won the accolade of ‘European Advanced SLR Camera 2010-2011’; the Canon EOS 550D has been awarded ‘European Camera 2010-2011’; and the Canon LEGRIA HF M31 has been named as the ‘European Family Camcorder 2010-2011’.

The EISA awards are voted on by an expert panel that comprises specialist editors from more than 50 prominent magazines across 20 countries. The awards recognise the products that combine the most advanced technology, features and design with genuine value, and the 2010-2011 EISA judging panel has heralded these Canon products as the best in their respective classes.
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Canon

 

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