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Monthly Archives: October 2010

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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Posted by on October 20, 2010 in Samsung

 

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

 

Globe puts the power of mobile advertising right into customers’ hands

Globe innovation creates a safe and efficient advertising medium with its new permission-based mobile advertising service, called “my Rewards, my Globe PLUS.” It gives customers the freedom to choose which categories of ads they wish to receive to make sure these are useful and relevant to them, making this fast-emerging medium a strong complement to traditional media in the future.

Empowering the modern consumer
Globe puts the control completely in subscribers’ hands as customers will have to opt-in by texting “PLUS” to 2239 to give their permission to receive certain mobile ads. All of Globe’s customer data is kept secure and confidential, and subscriber numbers are masked to preserve anonymity and prevent publishing unnecessary information.
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Posted by on October 18, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

STI runs the extra mile on 10.10.10

The 6,000-strong delegation of STI made waves in the 5k category of the recently concluded A Run for the Pasig River 10.10.10. A second time participant, Team STI now outgrew the less than a thousand participants who joined in last year’s Pasig River Run.
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Posted by on October 18, 2010 in STI

 

ASUS SonicMaster Invades Bars

Party with ASUS, the leading brand in notebook innovation, at the SonicMaster bar tour this October. Celebrity DJ Arbie Won, one of the pioneers of DJ albums here in the Philippines, will be playing fresh and original mixes using the new ASUS NX90 notebook with SonicMaster technology.
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Posted by on October 18, 2010 in Asus

 

M. Lhuillier and Globe Business Ink Data Center Agreement

Globe Business has recently forged a new partnership with M. Lhuillier, a leading financial services company in the Philippines . M. Lhuillier has a network of close to 1,300 outlets nationwide, and provides quick cash loans, money remittance services and other allied financial services. It has teamed up with Globe Business for its Data Center service, which allows the latter to manage M. Lhuillier’s critical data and ICT resources. In addition, Globe Business also provides the company with wireless and wireline voice and broadband solutions.
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Posted by on October 18, 2010 in Globe Telecom, M. Lhuillier

 

HTC Smart to help poor kids get book-wise

While today’s tech-savvy teenagers can key in 140 characters in just a few seconds on their smartphones to post in Twitter, thousands of other young people—those who are out of school–cannot even properly spell the word “character” by pen and paper.

HTC Philippines, a leader in mobile phone innovation and design, announces the open bidding for three Rhian Ramos limited edition HTC Smart phones, the proceeds of which will be donated to a charitable institution that provides educational and other kinds of assistance to Filipino children and youth.
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Posted by on October 18, 2010 in HTC

 

Lenovo dives in to support International Coastal Clean-up 2010

In conjunction with the company’s corporate social responsibility program to support environmental sustainability, Lenovo Philippines recently supported the International Coastal Clean-up drive at the village of Anilao in Mabini, Batangas to help preserve the country’s marine environment.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Coastal Clean-up, which is an annual global volunteer movement organized by the Ocean Conservatory that is dedicated to cleaning up coastlines, rivers, and lakes.
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Posted by on October 13, 2010 in Lenovo

 

Globe launches Gimme Points

Globe Telecom recently introduced more enhancements to its MyRewards MyGlobe and TM ASTIGREWARDS loyalty programs on the back of strong interest and positive feedback from its postpaid and prepaid subscribers. My Rewards, My Globe and TM Astig Rewards launched GIMME POINTS–an innovative offer that allows subscribers to transfer or share their loyalty points earned.

GIMME POINTS promotes sharing between and among subscribers. This allows subscribers to earn more points and redeem loyalty rewards faster. All active prepaid and postpaid subscribers registered in My Rewards. My Globe or TM ASTIGREWARDS can share and receive points. The GIMME POINTS offer is the latest innovation in the Globe loyalty rewards program, one of the biggest loyalty programs in the country.
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Posted by on October 13, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

HP Unveils Full Line-up of Great Value Printers that Offers Up to 50% Lower Running Costs

HP today unveiled a full suite of ultra-low cost Ink Advantage printers that offers customers reduced printing costs of up to 50%. This new offering is in response to strong demand for the HP Ink Advantage System that provides customers with lower printer running costs and purchase price.

With the new HP Ink Advantage line-up, customers will now be able to:
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Posted by on October 7, 2010 in HP