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Startup Weekend 4th edition winner Odicion: creating music through online collaboration

PHOTO CAPTION: Team Odicion leader Philippe Bautista makes his pitch before the Startup Weekend 4th edition panel of judges and other participants

“By being able to collaborate with all musicians around the world, we are able to create REAL WORLD MUSIC.”
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Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Facebook logged over 1 billion users in 2012, 680M access on mobile

Facebook remains to be one of the world’s top social networking sites after breaching the 1 billion user base worldwide in 2012.
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Posted by on March 20, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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BlackBerry JamHack 2012 launches across Asia Pacific

Research In Motion (RIM) announced its first simultaneous Asia Pacific (APAC) wide Hackathon – BlackBerry JamHack.

BlackBerry JamHack is scheduled to take place in ten different cities across APAC over two consecutive weekends. Winning teams from each city will then have the opportunity to represent their country at the JamHack finals that will take place at BlackBerry Jam Asia on 29th-30th November 2012.
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Posted by on October 5, 2012 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry), Technology

 

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Globe, RIM unveil new promos for BlackBerry users on prepaid

On the back of increasing demand for BlackBerry® smartphones among prepaid users and affordable BlackBerry-specific data plans in the Philippines, Globe Telecom and Research In Motion (RIM), the makers of BlackBerry smartphones, partnered anew to introduce exclusive promos for prepaid subscribers available in authorized retail outlets.

For every purchase of a BlackBerry smartphone in any participating retail outlet, prepaid subscribers who avail of a one (1) month subscription to BlackBerry Chat at P99 will get additional two (2) months free. BlackBerry Chat allows subscribers to have unlimited access to BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger™), photo sharing and group chats anytime, anywhere.
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Posted by on August 17, 2012 in Blackberry, Globe Telecom, RIM (Blackberry)

 

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Latest BlackBerry Curve Smartphones Now Available in Teal Blue in the Philippines

Research In Motion (RIM) and Globe Telecom recently announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320 smartphones in Teal Blue, giving Globe BlackBerry subscribers more color options when purchasing two of the popular BlackBerry Curve smartphones.

Launched in May, the Curve 9220 and Curve 9320 models are the latest and most affordable BlackBerry 7 smartphones in the market today. The devices have quickly gained popularity among customers who desire a sleek and stylish smartphone with industry-leading messaging and social-centric features for them to share life as it happens.
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Dance Super Bass with style and win 2 Nicki Minaj concert tickets & a BlackBerry Curve 9220

The stage is set as Research In Motion (RIM) and Globe Telecom mount the one-night only concert of international rapper and songwriter Nicki Minaj at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on July 11, 2012. The #GlobeBBNickiMinaj concert will be the only Southeast Asian leg of the global music phenomenon’s Pink Friday Tour.
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Android- and iOS-Powered Smartphones Expand Their Share of the Market in the First Quarter

Smartphones powered by the Android and iOS mobile operating systems accounted for more than eight out of ten smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012 (1Q12). According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the mobile operating systems held shares of 59.0% and 23.0% respectively of the 152.3 million smartphones shipped in 1Q12. During the first quarter of 2011, the two operating systems held a combined share of 54.4%. The share gains mean that Android and iOS have successfully distanced themselves from previous market leaders Symbian and BlackBerry, as well as Linux and Windows Phone 7/Windows Mobile.

“The popularity of Android and iOS stems from a combination of factors that the competition has struggled to keep up with,” said Ramon Llamas, senior research analyst with IDC’s Mobile Phone Technology and Trends program. “Neither Android nor iOS were the first to market with some of these features, but the way they made the smartphone experience intuitive and seamless has quickly earned a massive following.”

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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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