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TNS Digital Life 2012 confirms higher reach of digital versus radio and print

TNS, the world’s leading custom research company, announced the results of its global study, TNS Digital Life 2012. Covering 93 percent of the world’s online population through interviews with 72,000 consumers in 60 countries, including the Philippines, the study presented the most comprehensive findings on people’s online activities and behavior.

The TNS Digital Life 2012 revealed that 54% of Filipinos say they have ever used the internet. The study found that Internet usage is greatest among Filipinos aged 34 and below, with the younger age groups having had very recent online access. A total of 85% of Filipinos aged 16 to 20 years old have accessed the Internet within the past four weeks, followed by 74% of Filipinos between the ages 21 to 24 years old. More males were also seen accessing the Internet at 58% compared to females at 52%.
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Seagate Technology reports fiscal second quarter 2012 financial results

Seagate Technology reported financial results for the quarter ended December 30, 2011. The company shipped 47 million disk drives and reported revenue of $3.2 billion, gross margin of 31.6%, net income of $563 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.28. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported net income of $581 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.32 for the quarter ended December 30, 2011.

For the six months ended December 30, 2011, the company reported revenue of $6.0 billion, gross margin of 26.0%, net income of $703 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.61. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported net income of $727 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.67. Seagate returned $151 million to shareholders in the form of a dividend and repurchased $191 million of Seagate ordinary shares which equates to approximately 13 million ordinary shares.
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Fujitsu Enterprise Solutions launches SAP ERP project for PTT Philippines Group

(From left) Wisarn Chawalitanon, PTT Philippines, CEO; Art Guerrero, Project Manager, Fujitsu Enterprise Solutions; Danny Alabado, PTT Subic General Manger; and Sukanya Seriyothin, PTT Philippines Marketing Director.

PTT Philippines Group, one of the country’s leading petroleum firms, recently held a go-live ceremony for its SAP ERP solution implemented by leading full-service business solutions provider Fujitsu Enterprise Solutions.

The development, named Project P2T or “Perform to Transform”, is an SAP ERP ECC6.0 IS Oil and Gas solution designed to enhance operational efficiency and boost business productivity.
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Trend Micro shares tips to protect privacy, celebrates data privacy day

With almost 28M Filipinos actively logging in to Facebook everyday and sharing the most mundane to the most intimate details of their lives, security experts are campaigning for data privacy awareness. Trend Micro, the largest pure-play security provider and a leader in Cloud security, joins the National Cyber Security Alliance and several other notable institutions in celebrating Data Privacy Day to champion data security.

Data Privacy Day is an annual celebration designed to promote awareness about privacy and education about best data security practices.Ultimately, it aims to get the public aware of the many ways personal information are collected, stored, used, and shared. This day also aims to educate individuals about data security practices to enable them to protect their personal information.
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Symantec’s Security Response Alert: Spammers on the lookout for Valentine’s Day bargain hunters

Spammers are on the lookout for Valentine’s Day bargain hunters, so be vigilant if you’re looking for great deals online!

Symantec researchers are observing a surge of spam as Valentine’s Day approaches. Unbelievable discounts on jewellery, dinners, and expensive gift articles are key themes for Valentine’s Day related spam. Other popular fake promotions include online pharmaceuticals, fake e-cards, gift cards, chocolates, and flowers, all designed with the goal of capturing a user’s personal and financial details.
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Filipino Youth Powers Nation Building With DO Machines

Lenovo TAYO Winner

If proactive doers such as the recipients of the 9th TAYO (Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations) Awards are capable of great achievements even with little resources, think how much more they can do when they have innovative technology as their ally.

At the 2011 TAYO Awards—the country’s leading annual award for exceptional Filipino youth organizations—Lenovo Philippines gave each of the winners a Lenovo IdeaPad S100 netbook. In addition, one Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 was given to the winner of the special IT Category award. As the exclusive technology partner, Lenovo also provided all the computers throughout the screening, evaluation and tabulation of entries of the youth organizations whose innovative programs and valuable projects have contributed to the development of their communities.
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