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Globe announces executive movements

Globe Telecom has announced management changes with the movement of Consumer Sales Head Ferdz dela Cruz and Consumer Marketing Head Menchi Orlina. Dela Cruz will be taking up a position within the Ayala Group while Orlina will immigrate to the United States.

Dela Cruz has been with Globe for the past 8 years serving in various capacities as Head of Consumer Wireless and more recently Head of Consumer Sales. During his stay in the company, he spearheaded the refresh and redesign of the new Globe Stores, which changed the concept of telco retailing in the Philippines. Dela Cruz also led the development of sales efficiency tools that helped engage Globe retailers in achieving sales targets.
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Globe Unveils Search for Innovative Mobile Applications

Globe Telecom recently launched MobApp Hunt 2011, a program for Filipino developers to showcase their creativity in building mobile applications for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone devices. The program aims to recognize and reward local talent in building innovative mobile applications that build on top of network services like mobile broadband, short messaging, voice and location based services

MobApp Hunt 2011 is being spearheaded by Globe Labs – created in 2008 to expose the company and its partners to emerging technology and innovations as well as identify and develop unique applications that can be commercially introduced in the fixed and wireless consumer market. It aims to usher in the latest information and communication technologies at the earliest market-relevant time to consumers.
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Pinay receives World’s Children’s Honorary Award

Ma. Cecilia Flores-Oebanda (center), President and Director of the Visayan Forum Foundation, Inc. as she receives the World’s Children’s Honorary Award. Together with her is Her Royal Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden and a step-UP graduate and human trafficking survivor during the 2011 World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child in Sweden

Chosen from 30 candidates, Visayan Forum Director and Founder Cecilia Flores-Oebanda was recently named one of the two recipients of the World’s Children’s Honorary Award in the 2011 World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child in Sweden.

“Of all the awards I received, this is the most significant and precious to me because I was voted by children as they see how I have devoted 20 years of my life to fight for children’s rights. It makes me proud to see people recognizing the efforts of the Visayan Forum in helping stop human trafficking in the country,” said Oebanda.
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Exclusive Negostar deals for SMEs nationwide

Globe Business is extending its special mobility offers for entrepreneurs nationwide because of the astounding reception of the new Negostar packages by SMEs. Highly recommended by Globe Business’ Account Managers to entrepreneurs who are always on the go, these cost-efficient mobility bundles are effective in helping SMEs closely manage their operations.

Being the one-stop-shop for all the mobile and internet requirements of entrepreneurs. Globe Business is able to serve SMEs with complete mobile and wired and wireless broadband solutions customized to the unique needs of entrepreneurs. More importantly solutions that bring increased savings and productivity for their business such as the Globe Negostar deals.
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Qualcomm Announces Commercial Release of its Augmented Reality Platform

Qualcomm Incorporated recently announced the immediate commercial availability of its Augmented Reality (AR) Platform for Android smartphones. Offered through Qualcomm’s online developer network, this 1.0 release marks the successful completion of the Company’s beta program. Developers can now build, market and commercially distribute applications based on the Qualcomm AR platform.

Qualcomm’s award-winning AR platform will enable a broad range of experiences that entertain, engage and inform consumers with a new form of interactive media. The platform’s rich feature set enables developers to build high-performance, interactive 3D experiences on real world images, such as those used in print media (books, magazines, brochures, tickets, signs) and on product packaging.
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