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Tattoo@Home beefs-up 2012 product portfolio

Tattoo, the flagship broadband brand of Globe Telecom, launches its newest array of wired broadband offers for consumers. Tattoo@Home also introduced its brand ambassador, Filipina supermodel Danica Magpantay (2nd from left). Photo shows (from left) Nikko Acosta, Broadband Business Head of Globe Telecom; Jurist Gamban, Head of Globe Telecom’s At-Home Broadband Business; and Dong Ronquillo, Head of the Nomadic Broadband Business of Globe.

Tattoo, the flagship broadband brand of Globe Telecom, unveils its new line-up of broadband offers for consumers that offer superior and customizable speeds and the best value-for-money packages in the market today.

Using the most diverse array of broadband technologies in the country—Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), 4G WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) and GPON (Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network)–Tattoo@Home provide stable and flexible connections that give families the best internet experience at home, from parents working or paying bills online, young adults downloading their favorite songs or movies to kids and teens doing research and expressing themselves in multiple ways online. The best part about Tattoo@Home is that the plans are customizable based on the subscribers’ unique needs.
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Schneider Electric wins Prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, was recognised, on January 17, at the Zayed Future Energy Prize (ZFEP 2012) in the category of ‘Large Corporations’ for leading efforts in renewable energy and sustainability. General Sheikh Mohamad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the award to Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President and CEO, Schneider Electric.

The fourth edition of the Prize was hosted on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2012) at the Emirates Palace Hotel, in Abu Dhabi. ZFEP also rewarded winners in the categories of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) & Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Lifetime Achievement awards for individuals who received a total prize fund of US$4 million which includes a $500,000 prize that will be awarded to High Schools in 2013.
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Nokia Store offers Filipinos opportunity to purchase premium apps

Nokia, the global leader in mobile communications, marks another milestone as it partners with Globe Telecom to make its premium apps available for purchase for Globe subscribers.

Using the telco’s automated billing system, Globe subscribers using Nokia mobile phones and smartphones can now purchase premium games, apps, and other content from the Nokia Store much easier because costs will be charged to their postpaid phone bill or prepaid load account.
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Smartphone use to rise sharply in 2012

Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) expects smartphone usage in the Philippine to rise sharply in 2012 given the growth momentum established late last year. According to Smart Chief Wireless Advisor Orlando B. Vea, the company has seen a doubling of the number of subscribers using smartphones in the last four months of 2011 due to the growing demand of mobile Internet and increased availability of devices.

“Our subscribers have responded very well to our attractive and innovative smartphone offers campaigns, particularly in the second half of the year. At the same time, our network modernization program which is far ahead of the competition, is already delivering a superior mobile internet experience to our subscribers today,” Vea said.
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AVAYA launches Avaya Flare Communicator for iPad

Avaya, a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems and services, today announced the availability of Avaya Flare® Communicator for iPad tablets. Avaya Flare Communicator broadens the next-generation user experience of the Avaya Flare Experience currently delivered on the Avaya Desktop Video Device, to include the market-leading consumer tablet. Avaya Flare Communicator provides mobile workers with secure, next-generation, unified communications and collaboration capabilities over both Wi-fi and 3G networks.

Avaya Flare Communicator for iPad tablets is enabled by the Avaya Aura® unified communications architecture, which delivers integrated applications to a broad range of fixed and mobile devices. Today, Avaya takes secure mobile collaboration a step further by making the Avaya Flare Communicator a download from the Apple App Store. Additional consumer devices and operating systems will be supported later this year.
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EMC reports record fourth-quarter and full-year revenue and profit

EMC Corporation reported record financial results for both the fourth-quarter and full-year 2011. For the fourth quarter, the company achieved all-time record quarterly consolidated revenue, net income and EPS on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and all-time record operating cash flow and free cash flow. Full-year 2011 results were highlighted by all-time record consolidated revenue, net income, EPS, operating cash flow and free cash flow that each exceeded prior company outlook. The results were also highlighted by all-time record quarterly and full-year gross margins on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis.

Fourth-quarter consolidated revenue was $5.6 billion, an increase of 14% compared with the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter GAAP net income attributable to EMC increased 32% year over year to $832.0 million. Fourth-quarter GAAP earnings per weighted average diluted share increased 31% year over year to $0.38. Non-GAAP net income attributable to EMC for the fourth quarter was $1.07 billion, an increase of 16% compared with the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter non-GAAP1 earnings per weighted average diluted share were $0.49, an increase of 17% year over year.
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Oracle announces Oracle Utilities Meter Data Analytics

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  • Building upon Oracle’s smart grid capabilities, Oracle Utilities Meter Data Analytics– another in a growing family of analytics products – identifies multiple ways utilities can improve meter data system performance and maximize the business value of consumption data.
  • As utilities continue to roll out smart grid and smart meter programs, they need solutions like Oracle Utilities Meter Data Analytics to help them turn the resulting influx of huge data volumes into intelligent business processes. Better business processes help utilities operate more efficiently and improve customer satisfaction.

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Posted by on January 25, 2012 in Oracle, Technology

 

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