Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

November 16th, 2009

I’m No Longer Part of Mindanao Bloggers

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, I would like to announce that I'm no longer part of the core group of Mindanao Bloggers. That does not however take away the fact that I am a blogger from Mindanao. I will continue the ideals and crusade that we stood for, perhaps ...

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November 10th, 2009

Google Wave Invites Giveaway

I got 30 invites yesterday and now they're down to 18. Who wants? Leave your email in the comments section. May take a day or two for the invite to be sent. UPDATE: Down to Zero. I'm quite surprised by the number of requests I got! ...

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November 9th, 2009

Bloggers Christmas Party in Davao City

I'd like to extend an invitation to all bloggers to attend the Bloggers Christmas Party here in Davao City on December 4, 2009. We are also turning it into a party to celebrate Firefox's 5th anniversary. Expect tons of sumptuous food, drinks, revelry, kris kringle, cool schwag and ...

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November 4th, 2009

Google Features Sesame Street Doodles

For two straight days, Google has featured two different logos or "doodles" commemorating the 40th anniversary of our favorite children's show, Sesame Street. Here in the Philippines, Big Bird was the first logo that appeared. And just an hour ago, Cookie Monster. My fearless forecast is this will be going on for 5 ...

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October 24th, 2009

Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3 is a Wrap!

Congrats to the organizers of the 3rd Mindanao Bloggers Summit (MBS3) for a job well done! The MBS3 was held this time in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental. Previous editions were done in Davao City and General Santos City. I wasn't able to make it because ...

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October 11th, 2009

2009 Philippine Blog Awards Winners

The Philippine Blog Awards honored the Filipino blogosphere's best of the best last October 9, 2009. Congratulations to all the winners, with special mention to my friend Mica Rodriguez, who won the Blogger's Choice Award! Here's the complete list of winners: Special Awards Best Blog Design - The Site Guy Best ...

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October 7th, 2009

My Blogger’s Choice is Myself

I vote for my photoblog, Davao Photo, to win the 2009 Blogger's Choice Award at the Philippine Blog Awards. A lot have been campaigning their blogs to win this prestigious award. I'm refraining from voting for anyone this time, because I made two promises to two people that I would ...

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October 4th, 2009

Getting Up to Speed

As I get up to speed with my blogging here, here are some things worth mentioning: 1. The Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3 in Cagayan de Oro City is a go on October 24, 2009. There is a minimum fee of P500 which covers expenses throughout the sessions including food and ...

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August 22nd, 2009

Yahoo! Philippines Hires New Country Manager

Word is that Yahoo! Philippines will announce Monday that they had hired Jack Madrid as its new Country Manager. According to his Linkedin Profile, Jack's had two decades worth of experience in BPO, media, banking and venture capital. A graduate of Wharton, he specializes in call center management, strategic planning, ...

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June 19th, 2009

Google-Globe Developer Workshop Update

To those attending the Google-Globe Developer Workshop tomorrow (June 20, 2009), the event will be held at one of the conference rooms found at the West wing of the Tech Portal building of the UP-Ayala Technohub. The Tech Portal building is the horseshoe-shaped building where the shops and cafes ...

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