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Introducing a new YouTube app for your iPhone

For all you diehard YouTube fans out there who can’t get enough YouTube on your mobile, we’ve got some great news: starting today, you can now download the official YouTube app for iPhone from the iTunes App Store, bringing you more videos to watch and more ways to share with the people you love.

The new iPhone app is available worldwide and unlocks tens of thousands of official music videos, as well as bringing lots of new features to improve finding and sharing awesome videos and channels. It’s a new app built by YouTube engineers, to give our iPhone users the best mobile experience.
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Posted by on September 13, 2012 in Technology, YouTube

 

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WD Delivers System Storage to the Metro Manila Development Authority

Western Digital, a world’s leader in the design and manufacture of hard drives, recently announced their cooperation with the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to provide 28 TB of WD AV-GP hard disk drives for an additional storage system for MMDA’s 24×7 operation.

One of the most critical services that MMDA offers is the Transport and Traffic Management, under the Traffic and Discipline Office. This division of the MMDA is responsible for overseeing traffic conditions as well as the enforcement of traffic rules and regulations all over Metro Manila. It has installed CCTV cameras over the main roads of Metro Manila to view live video feeds of traffic conditions in order to provide up-to-the-minute traffic advisories to motorists, using social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as through television.
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Posted by on July 4, 2012 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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YouTube enables people to draw attention to causes close to their heart

As a visual medium, videos are a powerful way for people to reach other people — not sure for entertainment, but to call attention to important causes. And combined with the power of the internet, the impact can be still more powerful. YouTube, for example, has 800 million unique visitors a month, or roughly 12 percent of the world’s population online — not just waiting to be entertained, but also informed and inspired.

The Philippines is no stranger to social initiatives effected through YouTube. One recent outreach was the effort of seven-year-old Bronte Henfling, daughter of Skip Henfling, who was part of the ‘Borne Legacy’ film crew. During their stay in the Philippines, Bronte witnessed the devastation wreaked on Cagayan de Oro and Iligan by the tropical storm Sendong. This led the seven-year-old to appeal for toys for the affected children in Mindanao over YouTube. The clip, entitled ‘Bronte and Frank’s Typhoon Toy Drive’, raised 2,000 stuffed toys from California and Australia, to help comfort the children of Mindanao.
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Posted by on March 13, 2012 in News

 

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