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2014-07-18 04:21:56

MANILA, Philippines, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored and recognized Philippine's best at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Philippines Excellence Awards banquet held on Thursday, 17 July 2014 at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Manila. First founded in 2012, the Philippines Awards program began on showcasing outstanding IT and Telecommunications companies in the local market. This year, the Awards program expanded to also include other prominent companies in the...

2014-07-03 08:25:11

LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mandalay Digital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNDL), a leading provider of mobile technology solutions through its wholly owned subsidiary, Digital Turbine, announced today that it is partnering with Globe Telecom to boost apps use in the Philippines. Globe Telecom, a company that continues to lead the smartphone revolution in the Philippines, will launch Mandalay Digital's DT Ignite(TM) solution for application and content pre-installations on...

2014-04-28 12:35:30

Globe Charge to redefine mobile payment and cashless commerce in the country MANILA, Philippines, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Philippine telecommunications company Globe Telecom recently introduced an innovative solution earmarked to boost retail activity and set new standards of mobile commerce and retail payments among small and medium business (SMB) owners, providing customers operating start-up and small scale-stores, bazaars as well as retail outlets across the...

2014-04-02 04:20:45

MANILA, Philippines, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustaining its nation-building efforts under its Project Wonderful program, Globe Telecom hosted a visit for U.S. actor Gabriel Macht of the hit TV series SUITS to the Philippines to help bring to life its advocacy of rebuilding sustainable livelihood programs for typhoon Haiyan-affected families and communities. Macht, best known for his role as Harvey Specter in the U.S. TV drama, visited Ormoc, Leyte, one of the most impacted...

2014-03-27 00:22:03

- First large-scale mPOS solution for SMEs in the Philippines to go live SINGAPORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiff, the global innovator of secure mobile payment technologies, announced today the launch of a mobile payment service with G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI), the m-commerce subsidiary of Globe Telecom and the operator of GCash. This Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) service, Globe Charge, is designed to enable small and medium business entrepreneurs (SME) who typically accept cash...

2014-03-04 08:35:24

LONDON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deal struck in February by Facebook to buy over-the-top (OTT) messaging service provider WhatsApp for $19 billion was widely heralded as another nail in the coffin for telecom operators' traditional messaging revenues. But it is only the beginning of what is to come. Later the same month, at Mobile World Congress, came a further significant blow to operators when WhatsApp, currently used by some 450 million subscribers worldwide,...

2014-02-26 00:22:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg keynotes this year's Mobile World Congress with the theme "Creating What's Next". Zuckerberg is joined by renowned technology journalist David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World". In his speech, Zuckerberg's shared his vision of a connected world through his pioneering project Internet.org which was launched last year....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.