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Workshop on global SAP systems architecture held

Until recently expenditures on information technology (IT) came chiefly out of IT’s budget. That may change steadily but surely as technology plays a greater role in the conduct of businesses. Technology research organization Gartner has said that by 2015, “more than a third of enterprise IT expenditures will be managed outside the IT department as other units directly source and fund their own software systems.”

Besides the reallocation of the IT budget, yet another key related technology trend that is determining the future of IT, finance, and the entire company is the adoption of cloud services. As businesses transform into so-called digital enterprises in which, for example, employees progressively carry their own smart phones and tablets to the workplace to access business applications and corporate information, companies should be prepared to support multiple devices without compromising security.
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Bayantel to benefit from Globe debt purchase

Globe Telecom’s tender offer to acquire at least 70% of Bayan Telecommunications Inc.’s (BTI) outstanding debt will strengthen BTI’s operations and will ultimately benefit its customers, said Globe chief financial officer Albert de Larrazabal.

“The tender offer is representative of Globe’s belief in the value of BTI as a nationally enfranchised entity,” said de Larrazabal, adding that BTI’s debt load has hindered its performance. “Potentially combining Globe’s assets and capabilities with BTI through collaborative business efforts will enable both companies to become more competitive and help accelerate the completion of BTI’s rehabilitation.”
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Globe delivers modernized network in Davao, key areas of Mindanao

Globe Telecom recently announced that it has completed the modernization of its major infrastructures in the Davao region and key areas in Mindanao, forming a significant part of the rollout of its brand new network and intensifying mobile services in the vast regions which include Zamboanga and Misamis.

Chief Technical Adviser of Globe Robert Tan affirmed that the network build of Globe in Davao and its nearby areas is currently bringing-in better mobile coverage, increased data speeds and better network reliability in that part of the country, noting that “in terms of service quality after the upgrade, our call set-up rate improved dramatically. Now, a call you make in Davao consistently gets connected even at first try.”
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Nisce Skin ‘n Face celebrates a decade of glamour


Ten years of boosting confidence and of enhancing beautiful Filipinos, Nisce Skin ‘n Face celebrates a decade of bringing out the glam in every Filipino since 2002.

Recalling the history, Nisce Skin ‘n Face has touched so many beautiful lives. The clinic was in fact a fruit of passion passed on to Atty. Blaise Nisce and Marie Antoinette Nisce by their mother Dr. Edna Talavera- Nisce. They started the business at San Fernando City, La Union, treating diseases of the skin, hair and nails back then. As a respond to the growing demand, they decided to increase their clinics putting their second in Pangasinan and eventually in Metro Manila.
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How to protect your child from cyberbullies

FROM hate pages to extreme humiliation on the digital space, cyberbullying has caused severe stress, depression and anxiety among today’s youth.

While it is more prevalent in the US, cyberbullying has started creeping among Filipino children and teens at an alarming rate.

With the high penetration rate of Filipino kids on the Internet, the risk of cyberbullying is also heightened. Eight out of 10 Filipino children (82%) access the Internet weekly while more than a third (37%) are daily Internet users. Seventy three per cent (73%) of Filipino teens  have online social profiles as of 2010.
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