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3D PHILIPPINES INITIATIVE (3DPi)

Overview
3D Philippines Initiative aims to create a 3D virtual world of the Philippines, where communities can create a bedrock of shared information and resources. This collaborative undertaking intends to develop a complete and usable 3D model of the Philippines on Google Earth using Google SketchUp. This will include pertinent metadata to which can be used by various applications that will benefit not only the corporate, government, and educational sectors, but the Philippine society as whole.
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Posted by on October 20, 2010 in Comddap

 

WD ANNOUNCES Q1 REVENUE OF US$2.4 BILLION AND NET INCOME OF US$197 MILLION, OR US$0.84 PER SHARE

Western Digital Corp. reported revenue of US$2.4 billion, hard-drive unit shipments of 50.7 million and net income of US$197 million, or US$0.84 per share for its first fiscal quarter ended Oct. 1, 2010. In the year-ago quarter, the company reported revenue of US$2.2 billion, shipped 44.1 million hard drives, and reported net income and earnings per share of US$288 million and US$1.25, respectively.

“In a quarter characterized by aggressive industry pricing, we remained solidly profitable, grew revenues and unit shipments year-over-year, and generated US$390 million in cash from operations,” said John Coyne, president and chief executive officer. “Our low-cost business model and strong balance sheet enable us to weather the seasonality and cycles of the hard drive industry such as we experienced during the last two quarters.
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Posted by on October 20, 2010 in WD (Western Digital)

 

Samsung celebrates the rainy season with budget-friendly washing machines

With the rainy season now officially underway, doing laundry truly becomes a chore: no thanks to the damp winds, clothes take forever to dry and when they finally do, they’re usually left with an odour so unpleasant, you have no other choice but to rewash. Samsung solves this dilemma with its latest line of washers and dryers.
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Microsoft celebrates 15 years in the Philippines

Microsoft Philippines recently celebrated its 15th anniversary in the country, joined by its employees, customers and partners in the government and the industry at a gala dinner at the Grand Ballroom, The Marriott Hotel.

For 15 years, it has been the company’s mission to help Filipinos realize their full potential and transform the Philippines into a globally-competitive economy. Starting with 10 employees in 1995, the organization is now comprised of over 80 employees. The Microsoft Ecosystem, which includes resellers and Independent Software Vendors, has grown to more than 1,600 partners.
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Posted by on October 20, 2010 in Microsoft