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Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

Chikka tells story behind winning Facebook app

“I don’t think we won because of what we came up with in four hours, but because of what it can become.”

Thus stated Chikka Lead Engineer Melvin Fetalvero on what made the app which they called “Hear Me,” win as the Best Mobile Open Graph service at the Facebook Hackathon in Singapore.

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INTEL ISEF 2012: Ingenuity knows no age, innovation knows no bounds

Being handpicked to represent the country is a rare privilege only the best and the brightest enjoy. Each year, young achievers in the field of science and engineering are given the opportunity to share the fruits of their research with a global audience. Given the unparalleled prestige of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the premier international science competition for students in grades 9 – 12, those who make the cut are undoubtedly worth their salt.

Driven by a shared vision to create awareness of prevalent social, ecological and economic issues, eight of the Philippines’ best students were chosen to represent the country at the 2012 Intel ISEF. The students will compete in two team categories and two individual categories in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 13-18.

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SAP appoints New Managing Director for Philippines

SAP announces the new MD of SAP Philippines and Emerging Markets, Mr. Darren Rushworth. Rushworth will oversee the sales efforts and operations of SAP Philippines and the Emerging Markets “to help raise the group to the next level of amazing growth.

Darren has lived in Asia for 16 years and has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing, Strategic Alliance and Management. Before joining SAP, Rush worth was the Managing Director and the Vice President of a software company in Asia Pacific for more than 20 years.

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