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Built to Last: Academy of Rock opens in the Philippines


It is undeniable that the Philippines is a land of musical talents as many Filipinos hit the international music scene. A musical career is surely fun, but one must also be serious in developing his/her talents to succeed. Many find help with this endeavor in music schools such as the recently launched Academy of Rock (AOR), located at Level 3 Powerplant Mall, Makati City.

Singapore’s pioneer rock and pop music school, AOR, is now in Manila to teach kids, teens and adults to play musical instruments and provide a conducive environment for students to build and develop their character, inspire creativity and forge lasting relationships through the process of learning.
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Schneider Electric Launches Customizable Data Center Assessment Services

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today introduced EnergySTEP™ Data Center Assessment as part of a growing line of Energy Management Services for the data center. The EnergySTEP Data Center Assessment is a detailed, customizable assessment of the power, cooling, physical infrastructure & operational efficiencies of a data center that allows data center managers to benchmark the performance of their facility against industry standards such as the Green Grid Data Center Maturity Model. The assessment focuses on improvements that will help the data center manager drive down the spiraling cost of energy, while ensuring maximum availability.

“Providing data center managers with an assessment of the energy usage and efficiency empowers them to make informed decisions on optimizing their infrastructure,” said Brian Parkinson, Asia Pacific Service Sales Manager, Schneider Electric. “The recommendations included with Schneider Electric’s EnergySTEP Data Center Assessment will result in optimized energy usage, reduced operating costs and will enable the data center manager to prioritize data center improvements to better manage capital expenses.”
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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Schneider Electric, Technology

 

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Smart expands bestselling Unli Social Plan 349

Moving up to postpaid and getting on the smartphone ‘bandwagon’ is now easier than ever. Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart ) has expanded its bestselling Unli Social Plan 349 to include two new smartphones — the Netphone 501 and the Samsung Galaxy Pocket.

One of the telco’s fastest-growing and best-selling postpaid variants, the Unli Social Plan 349 allows subscribers to send an unlimited number of text messages to more than 50 million Smart or Talk ‘N Text numbers anywhere in the country. They can do this at any time of the day, without ever having to register, at only P349 per month.
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Tattoo continues to rule PH broadband market

Tattoo, the flagship broadband brand of Globe Telecom, continues to dominate the Philippine market, making it the undisputed Number One broadband. This is reflected in the consistent annual double-digit growth of its subscriber base and service revenues for the past five years.

From 2007 to 2011, Tattoo, which carries the consumer broadband business of Globe, has grown by an average of 99% per year in number of subscribers, and 82% per year in service revenues, surpassing the comparable average growth rates of its nearest competitor for the same period. The figures are referenced from company disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the period 2007-2011.
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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Zynga brings Words With Friends and Draw Something to Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone

Nokia and Zynga announced a new partnership to bring Zynga’s hit games to Nokia Lumia smartphones and Windows Phones, including Words With Friends and Draw Something.

“We’re delighted to bring these two key games to Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone consumers. The Windows Phone Metro UI will deliver an outstanding user experience to consumers, adding more great gaming titles to our rapidly growing portfolio from leading publishers,” said Bryan Biniak, VP, Global Partnering & Application Development, Nokia.
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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Nokia, Technology, Zynga