Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

Microsoft Philippines Supports the first Startup Weekend in Cebu to help Spur Technopreneurship in the Visayas

The first-ever Startup Weekend event in Cebu offers opportunities for local startups in the Visayas region to network with founders and jointly pursue the most promising ideas. As Microsoft Philippines aims to further support local developers and startup entrepreneurs, the IT leader has once again collaborated with other major companies to sponsor and co-organize another Startup Weekend event, this time in Cebu. Startup Weekend: Cebu (SWC) happens from May 11 to 13 at the University of the Philippines, Cebu.

Together with major event partner DOST-ICT Office and other sponsors like Globe, Kickstart, UP Cebu, and CebuinIT, Microsoft is supporting the 54-hour event that will allow IT professionals and participants to gather and share ideas, form teams, create business plans, build products and create startups.

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Globe Business backs BPAP HR Forum

Globe Business lent its support to the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) to help find ways to avert a looming talent supply gap and help spur the local IT-BPO industry to higher growth levels. More than 76 human resource leaders and managers from 61 IT and business process (BP) players attended the BPAP HR Forum.

The forum, themed “Call to Action”, gathered the HR leaders to discuss key talent development programs being developed by industry players, the government, academe and training institutions, and being spearheaded by BPAP, its member associations, the Commission on Higher Education & Development, TESDA, and DOST’s ICT Office.

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A Spa Getaway, Free with your New Mercury Drug Citibank Card

Get the most relaxing reward when you apply and get subsequently approved for a Mercury Drug Citibank Card! With a minimum spend using your Mercury Drug Citibank Card of P2,000, single or accumulated transaction slips, enjoy a Nurture Spa package for 2 worth Php5,000 as a welcome gift from the credit card that gives you the best health benefits.

The Nature Spa Package for 2 includes a four (4) hour stay at the Garden View Room, a one (1) hour spa treatment (choice of Full Body Massage, Natural Facial or Hele Foot Spa) per person, and one (1) Amu’ln reward product.

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Asiasoft launches LEGENDS in the Philippines

Asiasoft Online (“Asiasoft”), the videogame publishing company that brought the successful 2D side-scrolling massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) to the Philippines, has officially launched the MapleSEA LEGENDS patch.

The LEGENDS patch is divided into four parts: the prelude, released on April 5, 2012; Cannon Shooter on May 16; Mercedes on May 30, and Demon Slayer in July. The interface changes, classes, and feature updates were formally announced this week.

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Power Mac Center Unveils Fresh Summer Offerings

Shopping for your favorite Apple products has never been more exciting as Power Mac Center (PMC), a chain of reliable retail shops and service provider of Apple products and premium accessories in the country, releases its Summer 2012 Shopping Guide with fresh offerings for the season.

From April 16 to June 30, 2012, PMC customers will be treated to gift cards, bundled free items and discounts on selected purchases. For starters, every minimum single receipt purchase worth P25,000 with MasterCard entitles the shopper to a free P1,000 PMC Gift Card.

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