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TechCrunch Makes A lot of $$$

I\’ve seen how TechCrunch started from a small site by Michael Arrington that blogs about Internet startup. To read about its success is both exhilarating and awe-inspiring. It may not seem obvious but we\’ve come to another wave of dotcoms and TechCrunch is geared towards that direction to report the the latest scoops and development. […]

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Company Secrets

I realized that there are so many things in the IT industry that are intentionally left in gray areas. That includes list of clients, systems infrastructure, softwares, and other technologies. That\’s not new. Everyone who have taken economics 101 should know that trade secrets are very important to have an edge to competitors and protect […]

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SMART WiFi Rebranded, SMART Bro

SMART WiFi gets a new name — SMART Bro. Smart Comunications Inc. has unveiled on April 21, 2006 in their press release that its fixed wireless broadband will be now called SMART Bro – Amazing Wireless Broadband. I don\’t know what\’s the reaction of current SMART WiFi subscribers about this news; however, what I\’m sure […]

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Java in Manila ’06 Redux

Yesterday was Java in Manila 2006, the 3rd programmers conference organized by Sun Microsystems Philippines, Inc. It was fun and I believe that it is worth the money I spent. However, I have some disappointments. I\’ll discuss it along the way. For now, I\’m going to summarize what happened inside Rizal Ballroom, Makati Shangri La […]

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Java in Manila is Here

Java in Manila is finally set on Apri 25, 2006 at Rizal Ballroom, Makati Shangri-La Hotel from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The event features Java™ EE, Java™ SE, strategy design and practices, Java™ IDEs, Java™ and .NET interoperability, Solaris, and more! For the complete agenda, visit this link. Java enthusiasts can also join the […]

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MeasureMap joins Google

So rumors were true after all. Google just acquired MeasureMap which I have blogged about several times. I was surprised when I read the news. It\’s still in private beta and yet Google bought it. For several weeks MeasureMap had several glitches and bugs. I had experienced a fair share of trouble with it lately. […]

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Adobe Acrobat 3D Roadshow in Manila

There\’s another Adobe roadshow scheduled in Manila on 7th of April 2006, just a day after the Production Studio Roadshow. Adobe Acrobat 3D can publish, share, review, and mark up 3D designs in Intelligent Documents. It\’s designed for engineering and technical professionals in manufacturing industries such as automotive, aerospace and industrial machinery as well as […]