Daily Archives: November 19, 2012

Globe Telecom annual & sustainability report grabs excellence in Quill Awards 2012

In recognition of its ground-breaking integrated annual & sustainability report, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has conferred the Quill Award of Excellence to Globe Telecom at the recently concluded Philippine Quill Awards.

Globe bagged the Excellence Award in the Publications category of the Communication Skills Division for the Company’s 2011 Integrated Annual & Sustainability Report (ASR).

The ASR is a milestone for Globe as it is the Company’s first externally assured report wherein it tapped the services of external companies in developing and auditing the report, making Globe the first Philippine telecommunications firm to meet international standards in the disclosure of accurate and reliable information in annual reports using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Microsoft PH partners with Acer PH to strengthen its mission of transforming Filipino communities

(L-R): Jennifer Chua-Teng (Finance and Administration Director, Acer Philippines, Manuel Wong (General Manager, Acer Philippines), Karrie Ilagan (General Manager, Microsoft Philippines), Raul Cortez (Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Philippines)

Microsoft Philippines recently partnered with one of the country’s leading hardware companies, Acer Philippines, to further the company’s advocacy of enabling Filipinos to maximize their full potential through the power of technology.

The partnership will allow Microsoft powered Acer hardware to be donated to Filipino nonprofit organizations.

Since 2005, Microsoft in the Philippines has been providing innovations, software and training communities and non-profit organization (NGOs) across the Philippines. Provinces such as Iloilo,Cebu, Bacolod and Davao have been helped by the company through nationwide events such as NGO Connection Days and mini NGO tours wherein Microsoft reached out to umbrella NGO organizations to strengthen their productivity. Now, with the help of Acer hardware, nonprofit can increase their productivity and enhance their community programs with a cutting edge technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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HP claims success against counterfeit printing supplies in Philippines

HP announced the seizure of more than 6,400 counterfeit supplies in the cities of Cebu, Talisay, Mandaue, Bacolod and Angeles. This seizure was conducted by local police teams in Cebu, Bacolod and Angeles between July and September 2012. The authorities seized more than 3,500 counterfeit ink cartridges, close to 2,750 counterfeit toner cartridges and close to 150 various packaging components used to make counterfeit HP cartridges. Eight individuals were arrested and will be subject to criminal prosecution.

HP collaborated with local law enforcement to make this action possible. HP vigorously defends its brand and intellectual property for Original HP supplies by engaging in industry-leading anti-counterfeiting practices to combat the fraudulent manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit HP supplies products. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dell extends cloud client computing portfolio to Asia-Pacific with new solutions validated by Citrix

Dell recently announced an expansion of its end-to-end cloud client computing portfolio in Asia-Pacific. The new desktop virtualization and cloud client solutions are easy to deploy and support, and deliver a cost effective and highly secure way to enable any worker to use any app on any device.

Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Simplified Appliance

Dell is introducing Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Simplified Appliance in Asia-Pacific to specifically address the cost and complexity challenges of virtual desktop adoption. This solution is an easy, affordable, all-in-one desktop virtualization appliance for organizations looking to avoid the time and complexity involved in building out their VDI infrastructure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Samsung offers the next best deal in camera

This Christmas season, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) is making your camera purchase deals a bit sweeter. With every purchase of a Samsung NX1000 Camera, Samsung is throwing in a HMX-W300 All Weather Pocket Camera for free.

The Samsung NX1000 Camera is the latest mirrorless interchangeable lens smart camera. It boasts of a 20.3-APS-C CMOS sensor with an ISO capability of up to 12800. The NX1000 gives you the option to change your lens, giving you flexibility in different shooting conditions. Can’t wait to share your photos with friends? Instantly share memories online with the Direct SNS Upload feature, upload your photos or videos in an instant to Facebook, YouTube, Photobucket and Picasa or send them directly to your email.
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Make merry this Christmas with Seagate’s “Holidays Happen” online sweepstakes

As part of its holiday promotion, Seagate Technology is offering consumers in the Philippines the opportunity to win PHP 100,000 (USD 2,500) worth of prizes in a lucky draw with the purchase of any Seagate storage product.

Consumers simply have to make a purchase at selected Seagate authorized resellers between 1 November and 31 December 2012, and drop completed Holiday Happens Online raffle coupons at drop boxes located at the cashier counter. While customers will get one raffle coupon with the purchase of each Seagate storage drive, the number of raffle coupons earned increases with the purchase of hard drives with higher capacities. Read the rest of this entry »

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