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Microsoft Redefines Mobility with Office Web Apps, Announces Start of Windows Live Hotmail Consumer Contest

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Office Web Apps, the newest enhancement to Windows Live Hotmail and online version of the world’s most popular productivity suite Microsoft Office, specifically designed to allow users to be in control of their work – anytime, anywhere.

“Microsoft continues to provide innovative technology to offer users the flexibility to work across their PC, phone and browser,” said Femee Cruz, Information Worker Product manager, Microsoft Philippines. “By making Office Web Apps available to the local market, Microsoft delivers a great productivity experience to its users and gives them the power to easily access their information at their own pace,” added Cruz.
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Posted by on April 11, 2011 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Globe launches Super Facebook

Globe Telecom introduced another innovative offer that allows Facebook fanatics to enjoy their favorite social networking site on their mobile phones at a very affordable rate.

Exclusive to Globe Prepaid subscribers, Globe Super Facebook is a mobile surfing plan that allows subscribers to surf on Facebook on their mobile phones for 5 straight hours for only P10. This means that Globe Super Facebook users can enjoy Facebook for only P2 per hour of use. To access Facebook on their mobile phones, subscribers can open their mobile browsers and key in m.facebook.com.
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Posted by on April 11, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Healthway Medical opens its 7th branch in Greenbelt5

From Left – Right: Marc Daubenceuchel, Philippine Retirement and Healthcare coalition executive director; Carmie de Leon, Healthway vice president for sales and marketing; Dr. Eleanor Tan, Healthway president and Monsour del Rosario, Olympian and Tae Kwon Do World Champion during the ribbon cutting of Healthway Medical Greenbelt 5

Healthway Medical launched its 7th branch in Greenbelt5 in response to their customers’ demand for a Healthway. This is Healthway’s biggest expansion program to date which will enable it to better reach their corporate clients.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in Health, Healthway

 

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Schneider Electric Reinforces its Position in Precision Cooling with the Acquisition of Uniflair

Schneider Electric announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Uniflair S.p.A., the world’s number 3 manufacturer of in-room precision cooling systems and modular access floors primarily for data centers and telecommunications applications.

Uniflair S.p.A. is strong in Europe and has a good presence in new economies, in particular China and India. It employs approx. 500 people on a global basis and is expected to generate revenues in excess of €80 million for the current year. It has manufacturing facilities in Italy, India and China.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in Schneider Electric, Technology

 

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Flip Video announces new version of FlipShare with social features and mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Cisco’s Flip Video™, pioneer in the shoot and share video camera category, has announced new social and video sharing capabilities with the launch of its latest FlipShare™ software as well as FlipShare Mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android™ devices. Existing users will be notified of the available upgrade automatically in the month of April 2011 when they open the FlipShare application, or users can go to FlipShare.com to download it.

The FlipShare software, which comes with every Flip™ video camera, now has enhanced video sharing capabilities. The new software includes FlipShare Groups™, a new and social way for consumers to share video more securely with friends and family. After creating a FlipShare Group, users and their friends can access their videos from FlipShare.com and through the FlipShare Mobile™ apps that are now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. Within FlipShare Groups, users can comment, read and post messages on each other’s videos and Groups.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in Cisco, Flip Video, Technology

 

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EMC Expands Greenplum Big Data Analytics Appliance Family

EMC Corporation announced three new additions to its EMC® Greenplum® Data Computing Appliance (DCA) line of products – the High Capacity DCA, the High Performance DCA and the Data Integration Accelerator – and version 4.1 of Greenplum Database. High Capacity DCA and High Performance DCA join the first and award-winning Data Computing Appliance (announced in October 2010) to expand the EMC Greenplum family of lightning-fast data warehouse systems that leverage massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture to enable Big Data to be processed and analyzed significantly faster at substantially lower cost.  The announcement comes on the same day that SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, said that it will expand its high-performance computingofferings with the introduction of SAS® High-Performance Analytics on the EMC Data Computing Appliance platform.

“EMC is truly driving the future of data warehousing and analytics with the release of its Data Computing Appliance family of products. There’s a growing recognition that there are new value-generation opportunities that can arise from assembling unprecedented amounts of information. The Performance and Capacity versions of EMC Data Computing Appliance enable organizations to gain greater insight and value from Big Data to support new business initiatives, new competitive advantages, new sources of revenue and new ways of doing research, while addressing the increasing needs for performance and storage options,” said Bill Cook, President and General Manager of the Data Computing Division, EMC.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in EMC, Technology

 

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Cathay Pacific CSR soars to new heights with PBSP

(L-R) Mr. Manuel V Pangilinan, PLDT and PBSP Chairman, Mr. Klaas Oreel, PBSP Chief Executive Advisor, Ms. Mitzi Tronqued, Cathay Pacific Airways, Ltd. Customer Services Manager, and Mr. Ed Higgs, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. Country Manager

Asia’s leading international airline, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. has joined the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the largest corporate-led development foundation in the country.

As one of the newest members of PBSP, Cathay has become part of a consortium of over 240 small and medium enterprises and large member companies committed to the practice of Corporate Citizenship. According to Cathay Pacific country manager Ed Higgs, “We are happy to be part of PBSP. For many years, Cathay has been investing in communities where we operate and has been involved in environment and education projects throughout the region. In the Philippines, we hope to scale up our social involvement with PBSP.”
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Posted by on April 6, 2011 in Cathay Pacific, PBSP

 

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Live the Summer Life with the Best Tattoo Deals

As the mercury rises and the heat attempts to wilt our spirits, broadband brand Tattoo brings on the energy with the unbeatable summer deals you will only get from Globe. Only Tattoo can get you up and surfing and texting for hours on end, no matter the weather.

If you’re not much for phone calls but texting is your personal drug and web surfing your guilty pleasure, then SurfTxt60 from Tattoo is just what you’ve always wanted. Powered by Globe and unmatched by any other broadband brand, the SurfTxt60 promo will net you nonstop texting and all-you-can web browsing for a full 24 hours, all for the bargain price of only 60 pesos. For a whole day, you can text, browse, blog, view pics and post all the status updates your heart desires, without worrying about running out of load.
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Posted by on April 6, 2011 in Globe Telecom

 

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TM Pioneers Unlimited All-network Text Offer in GenSan

Globe Telecom’s mass market brand TM launched another innovative offer exclusive to subscribers in General Santos City that allows them to send unlimited text messages to all networks nationwide.

Introducing TM ASTIGUNLITXTALL, the first and only offer of its kind now made available for TM subscribers in GenSan. For just P15 per day, users can now send unlimited text messages to more than 84 million subscribers, anytime they want – may it be Smart, Sun, Globe, TM, Talk ‘n Text or Red Mobile.
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Posted by on April 6, 2011 in Globe Telecom, TM

 

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Avaya Recognized as Global Market Leader in Advanced Enterprise Mobility Solutions by Frost & Sullivan

Avaya Inc., a global leader in business collaboration systems, software and services, today announced that it has received the 2011 Global Market Share Leadership Award in Enterprise Premises-Based FMC Solutions from Frost & Sullivan. The award is presented to the company that has demonstrated excellence in capturing the highest market share within its industry.
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Posted by on April 1, 2011 in Avaya

 

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