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Two ladies and a techie-laden firm

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AGNES (left), Jennifer and Acer PH general manager Manuel Wong

Organizations are only as strong and innovative as the people who run it and it’s the same tale with Acer Philippines, which remains a leader in the local PC and notebook computer market.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung posts steep drop in Q4 operating profit

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South Korea’s Samsung posted Friday an 18 percent drop in operating profit in the fourth quarter as slowing sales of high-end smartphones hit the electronics giant.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Microsoft tops expectations with record revenue

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Microsoft soared to record revenues in the last quarter the company said Thursday, confounding Wall Street forecasts on the back of strong demand for Xbox consoles, Surface tablets and Internet “cloud” services.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Global tech spending seen slipping 1 pct in 2014

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The Consumer Electronics Association estimates that global spending on technology will slip 1 percent this year to $1.06 trillion as the lower average selling price of smartphones and tablets offsets unit growth in markets like China.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s cans employee website following criticism

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McDonald’s has pulled the plug on an employee website after it was mocked by critics of the fast-food giant’s salary practices, a spokeswoman confirmed Friday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Apple shares rise on China Mobile deal

A woman talks to a salesperson in front of an advertisement for iPhones at Apple's retail store in Beijing Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

Apple shares rose Monday after the company sealed a hard-won deal with China Mobile which will see the world’s biggest wireless operator make the iPhone widely available to customers.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Apple, China Mobile sign iPhone deal

A woman talks to a salesperson in front of an advertisement for iPhones at Apple's retail store in Beijing Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.  AP FILE PHOTO

Apple said Sunday it had reached agreement with China Mobile, the world’s biggest wireless network, to bring the iPhone to customers in a market dominated by low-cost Android smartphones.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Facebook prices secondary stock offering at $55.05

This Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a sign at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 said it plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who also will buy Class B shares that carry more voting weight. AP

Facebook has priced a secondary offering of its stock at $55.05 a share in a deal that will generate a $2.3 billion windfall for CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Changing the way Filipinos build and live

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JAMES Hardie Philippines marketing manager Liza Alde, Tessa Prieto-Valdes; James Hardie Philippines sales and marketing director Mark Sergio and James Hardie Philippines market development officer Deb Gutierrez

Property development is an ever-evolving industry. Technology is one reason, as innovative construction materials allow designers to improve their ideas and build faster, with more sustainable and cost-efficient results.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Property Guide | Read More »

DTI turns to Microsoft for dev’t of price monitor app

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The Department of Trade and Industry has tapped Microsoft Philippines to develop an application that will allow the agency to monitor prices of basic necessities across the country through a paperless, seamless and more convenient mechanism.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Trade and Industry has tapped Microsoft Philippines to develop an application that will allow the agency to migrate to a paperless, seamless and more convenient mechanism of monitoring prices across the country.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

International kids’ robotics tilt set Nov. 23

The robots of the future might as well be created by today’s kids.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

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You may never need to memorize another password. That’s the goal of researchers at Purdue University’s International Center for Biometrics Research.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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