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News Advisory HP Company Foundation Supports Relief Efforts in the Philippines

HP announced recently that the HP Company Foundation has committed $50,000 to the relief efforts carried out by the Philippine Red Cross in providing assistance to those affected by Typhoon Bopha (Pablo), which caused extensive damage in Southern Philippines last December.

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Smart, DOST boost usage of Infoboard

In photo are, from left, Smart consultant for wireless community solutions Roland Garcia, Glen Deles of the PLDT corporate business group and relationship manager for DOST, Smart department head for community partnerships Darwin Flores, Dr. Carlos Primo David of the University of the Philippines, Dr. Mahar Lagmay of DOST-PAGASA, and Dir. Raymund Liboro of DOST-Science and Technology Information Institute.

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has turned over 500 subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for distribution to its key contacts, including local government units, media partners and other stakeholders.

Once these SIM cards are distributed, DOST will then enrol the numbers to the DOST Infoboard service so that these contacts can also receive weather-related warnings, advisories and alerts.

The DOST Infoboard, which is powered by Smart, is a web-based text broadcast facility that helps manage dissemination and gathering of weather- and disaster-related reports within the DOST community.

 
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Smart adopts more eco-friendly materials in Marikina

The new store awnings made out of stone paper are presented to Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman (center) by Smart’s manager for environment programs Nova Concepcion (4th from left), merchandising officer Glenna Gonzaga (2nd from left), sales and distribution area manager Rudel Benedict Ponce (leftmost), and community care supervisor Ria Luciano (rightmost).

Smart Communications, Inc., a staunch advocate for the environment, has installed promotional streamers made of stone paper in retail stores in Marikina as it intensifies efforts to shift to eco-friendly merchandising materials.
 
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SEAGATE AND VIRIDENT JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER SOLUTIONS FOR THE ENTERPRISE FLASH STORAGE MARKET

 

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a worldwide leader in storage solutions, and Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, recently announced a strategic agreement to jointly deliver solutions for the growing enterprise flash storage market.

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