Aug 29, 2006

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Pwede Card: The Card That Can’t

I first wrote about PLDT & Smart’s Pwede card in May. I wrote about how I like the idea of loading the card almost *anywhere* in the Philippines through any nearby Smart reloading stall. Now a darkside of the Pwede card is slowly manifesting itself … Users left comments on Technobiography of how the Pwede Card has many un-expected changes from the regular...

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Aug 28, 2006

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Google Launches Apps for Your Domain

Google Launches Apps for Your Domain

In a country where most people access the Internet via cybercafés, a purely browser-based easy-to-use free collaborative office suite would lower initial backoffice costs for Philippine startups. That’s why I want young hotseating café-hopping Filipinos with good ideas and no money to get over their government-backed, academically-reinforced, cubicle-farmed Microsoft...

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Aug 27, 2006

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Send encrypted webmail

I always keep an eye on information security tools.  As you may know, sending...

Aug 25, 2006

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Content delivery via internet shops

Fellow PTB contributor Ka Edong posted some interesting thoughts on delivering...

Aug 25, 2006

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Free US and UK Telephone Numbers Fro...

Do you know you can get free US and UK telephone numbers even from the...

Aug 24, 2006

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Geek girl at work: Sacha Chua’...

Check out Sacha Chua’s business proposal. You could use the lid of her...

Aug 24, 2006

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Web IM Wablet takes heat for being d...

Web IM Wablet takes heat for being developed in the Philippines

The title says it all. A new web IM called Wablet developed locally by FBM...

Aug 22, 2006

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Aryty targets Filipinos abroad to As...

Found this one from a banner ad over at Friendster. At first I thought it was...

Aug 20, 2006

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Pinoy Finalist in Microsoft Developm...

Roman Canlas is building his ideal web application for the Microsoft Made in...

Aug 19, 2006

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Local ACM Student Chapter Wins Award...

The University of the Philippines chapter of the Association for Computing...

Aug 18, 2006

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Try Ubuntu

Try Ubuntu

There is little excuse not to give Ubuntu a try.  The latest release (6.0.6...

Aug 15, 2006

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The politics of election automation ...

I am all for modernizing and automating the elections, but as I wrote in...

Aug 15, 2006

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Dell Recalls 4 Million Laptop Batter...

Dell Recalls 4 Million Laptop Batteries

If you own a Dell laptop, better check your battery’s type number...

Aug 15, 2006

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Increased Bandwidth?

Clearly emblazoned in full page newspaper ads yesterday, PLDT myDSL announced...

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