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Philippine smartphone growth fastest in Southeast Asia

The Philippines is now considered as the fastest-growing market for smartphones in Southeast Asia, with a staggering 326% increase in smartphone sales over the last 12 months.

According to Singapore-based research firm GfK, the country recorded the highest jump in smartphone market share among its neighboring countries in the region, growing from 9 to 24 percent.

The growth in the country was significantly higher than the 78% growth posted in Southeast Asia’s seven major markets, namely the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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SAP launches first Startup Focus Program for Southeast Asia

SAP has announced the launch of the SAP Startup Forum in Singapore on 6 September 2012. The program, which is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, will help startup companies to scale their business through the adoption and development of new applications on SAP HANA, a real-time data platform.

The invite-only event offers startups the opportunity to create easy-to-access solutions to manage ‘big data’ in real-time with SAP HANA. By offering businesses greater access to the benefits of SAP HANA’s open platform, powerful processing speed, ability to handle ‘big data’ and innovative next-generation applications, SAP will help Southeast Asian businesses run better.
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Posted by on September 5, 2012 in SAP, Technology

 

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