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New SDK From RIM Allows Developers to Create Adobe AIR Applications for BlackBerry PlayBook

• SDK integrates new extensions for Adobe AIR that have been highly optimized for the BlackBerry Tablet OS
• Developers can immediately begin building uncompromised applications for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
• Early feedback from developers highlights ease of development and high performance

Research In Motion (RIM) launched the new BlackBerry® Tablet OS SDK for Adobe® AIR® at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. The new Software Developer Kit (SDK) enables developers to quickly and easily create AIR applications for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet using Adobe’s powerful, familiar and industry-leading development tools. With the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR, developers can leverage the uniquely powerful capabilities of the BlackBerry Tablet OS, as well as access all of the richness of Adobe AIR, to deliver incredibly engaging and high-performing AIR applications for the BlackBerry PlayBook.
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Posted by on October 30, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

WD® NOW SHIPPING THE WORLD’S LARGEST CAPACITY SATA HARD DRIVES

WD announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar® Green™ family of SATA hard drives (photo), the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format (AF) technology.

WD Caviar Green drives are an eco-friendly storage solution with WD GreenPower Technology™, which reduces power consumption by enabling lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and decreases acoustical noise for quiet operation. The WD Caviar Green 2.5 TB and 3 TB hard drives are designed for use as secondary external storage and next-generation PC storage in 64 bit-based systems.
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Posted by on October 30, 2010 in WD (Western Digital)

 

Globe supports BPAP’s 2nd International Outsourcing Summit

Globe, a premier telecommunications services provider in the Philippines , takes part in the 2nd International Outsourcing Summit presented by the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP). The event is set to take place on October 26 to 27, 2010 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. Globe President and CEO Ernest L. Cu is slated to participate in the industry panel to discuss the role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.

When Cu assumed leadership in Globe last April 2009, he initiated a paradigm transformation from a public utility to a service-centric company, and started the customer first advocacy. He brings with him more than two decades of general management and business development experience spanning multi-country operations, the most recent of which was his post as President and CEO of SPi Technologies.
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Posted by on October 28, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

Capture Magical Moments at Hong Kong Disneyland with Kodak

Photo buffs are set to enjoy a world of rewards this season as Kodak unveils its latest Capture the Magical Moment promo. Celebrating 125 years of leadership in film, imaging, and photography, Kodak gives consumers the chance to visit Hong Kong Disneyland and take home an enviable roster of prizes.

“As Kodak commemorates 125 years of providing consumers with high quality imaging technology, we are pleased to give back to loyal consumers not only by letting them capture life-enriching moments, but also by showering them with great prizes,” said Jerome Nicdao, Country Business Manager of Kodak Retail Printing Business, Consumer Digital Imaging Group. “Through the promo, photo enthusiasts, creative professionals and consumers can bring home even more magical memories from Hong Kong Disneyland and win premium gadgets as well.”
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Posted by on October 27, 2010 in Kodak

 

Globe, Digitel near 100% nationwide interconnection

The networks of Globe Telecom and Digitel Telecommunications Philippines near 100% interconnection in all areas both companies serve in the Philippines, following the signing of agreements between the two companies for the linking of their networks in Camarines Norte, Bataan and Sorsogon.

The commercial activation of local interconnection between Globelines, the wireline service of Globe and Digitel in Camarines Norte took effect last October 18, 2010. The interconnection initially covers the municipalities of Daet, Labo, Basud, Paracale, Sta. Elena, Talisay and Jose Panganiban. On the other hand, both companies launched local interconnection in Bataan and Sorsogon last October 15, 2010. The former covers Orion, Balanga, Limay, Morong, Mariveles, Orani, Dinalupihan, Hermosa, Samal and Abucay, all common areas served by both carriers, while in Sorsogon, the city of Sorsogon and the towns of Bulan, Castilla, Gubat, Casiguran and Donsol now have interconnection between Globelines and Digitel.
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Posted by on October 23, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

WD shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drives

WD announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar®

Green™ family of SATA hard drive,, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format (AF) technology.
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Posted by on October 23, 2010 in WD (Western Digital)

 

Globe Negostar Richie Cuna offers a scoop of the Italian taste with Fiorgelato

Fiorgelato, the pure Italian ice cream brand of Milkin Corporation, started out of its owner Ricardo “Richie” Z. Cuna’s love for ice cream since he was a child. Now 18-years in the business, Fiorgelato has established a niche market and remains a strong brand in the Philippines with 50 outlets nationwide. Also, Richie’s passion has driven him to venture overseas.

As the President/CEO of Milkin, Richie stays on top of the business through his Globe Postpaid that helps him keep in touch with his people as he flies in and out of the country. A long-time Globe subscriber and a Globe Platinum member, it figures importantly in his daily activities. “I cannot live without my Globe mobile. It’s really part of my life already. Communication is crucial to me as I need to email, text and call regularly,” he said.
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Posted by on October 23, 2010 in Globe Telecom