Daily Archives: April 27, 2012

EMC First to Deliver Complete Control of Oracle Backup and Disaster Recovery to Database

Advanced Integration Between EMC Data Domain Boost and Oracle Recovery Manager Provides a Faster, More Efficient Database Backup Solution

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced new EMC Data Domain Boost (DD Boost) integration with Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN). DD Boost software provides advanced integration between EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems and applications for faster, more efficient backup and recovery. DD Boost distributes part of the deduplication process to the Oracle database server and enables RMAN to directly manage Data Domain replication. Tight integration between the Oracle RMAN native backup and recovery utility and industry-leading Data Domain systems gives Oracle database administrators (DBAs) complete control over their Oracle database backup and disaster recovery.

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Posted by on April 27, 2012 in EMC



More BBM-Connected Apps Set to Launch

A series of updates of popular BlackBerry® apps will be released over the coming days to make it even easier for users to stay connected with their BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger) community. Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) announced that Facebook® for BlackBerry smartphones, Twitter® for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry® Travel™ and BlackBerry AppWorld™ will now include BBM connectivity, making it even easier for users to stay in touch with their contacts, share experiences and content, and discover new things from their BBM community.

“Since we provided developers the means to build BBM connectivity into their apps, we have seen more than 800 hundred new BBM-connected apps come to market, which has been followed by a huge uptake by users – about one of every five apps being downloaded on BlackBerry App World is a BBM-connected app,” said Alec Saunders, VP of Developer Relations at RIM. “Today we’re excited to
announce that RIM has also integrated BBM connectivity into a number of our own popular apps and the BBM-connected revolution continues to grow.”

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Posted by on April 27, 2012 in Blackberry


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Globe Telecom provides with ICT tools for active citizenship

Globe Telecom recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with to strengthen their support for a shared advocacy for good governance. is an online portal which empowers Filipinos to become “changeneers” and utilize interactive tools and social media to promote accountability and active citizenry by allowing readers to articulate their experiences and post solutions to governance-related issues. also has a mobile application on the android platform allowing citizens to upload photos and entries to the Tao Po website.

Through Globe Bridging Communities, the flagship corporate social responsibility arm of Globe, the telecom company will assist the editorial team with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tools to support their advocacy via a one-year Globe Internet subscription plan, mobile phones, netbooks, and 500 Globe Bridging Communities (GBC) SIM cards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 27, 2012 in Globe Telecom


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Watch Marvel’s The Avengers with your Citibank Rewards Points

Why spend when you can watch the much-awaited superheroes movie this summer without paying cash?  With your Citibank Rewards Points, treat the family or your friends and redeem tickets to see Marvel’s The Avengers starting April 25. Your 1,080 rewards points entitle you to a P180 movie ticket at SM Cinema.

Enjoy the privileges of having a Citibank Credit Card today. For more information on redeeming rewards points, call the 24-Hour CitiPhone at 995-9999 or visit

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Posted by on April 27, 2012 in Marvel