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August 08, 2014

Canva opens office in Manila

Canva Manila officially announced its presence in the Philippines today in an intimate media launch here at The Fort. The 11-month old start-up was founded in Australia by a half-Filipina Melanie Perkins.

July 26, 2014

Zendesk opens office in Manila to make regional hub

This week, ZenDesk officially announced they have opened an office in the Philippines, the 4th one in the region.

May 23, 2014

Apple sets up office in the Philippines

We’ve gotten confirmation from several sources that Apple has just set up their Philippine office somewhere in Makati CBD. There were also several job openings that have been filled up starting 1st quarter of this year.

March 28, 2014

MS Office Mobile now free on iPhone and Android

Along with the release of Office for iPad, Microsoft is now making Office Mobile free on the iPhone and Android smartphones.

March 28, 2014

Microsoft Office now available for the iPad

Microsoft has just announced that its popular productivity suite, Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel), is now available for the iPad.

February 20, 2014

Microsoft announces Office Online at Office.com

Microsoft has made Office Online (previously called Office Web Apps) available on the new Office.com website so users can easily share files and collaborate on them in real time.

September 20, 2013

QuickOffice for Android and iOS goes free

Google-owned mobile productivity tool Quickoffice for Android and iOS is now available for free download and comes with free Google Drive storage.

February 18, 2013

Google posts new Job Openings for Manila Office

When Google officially announced the opening of their Manila office, we saw a lot of buzz and thousands of people started looking for job opportunities with the company. Last week, they finally posted some job openings.

January 24, 2013

What to expect from the Google office in the Philippines

When Google announced their local office in the Philippines yesterday, there was a lot of buzz that followed as the search giant sets its eyes on the country. But what does it really mean to have a local Google Philippines office?

January 23, 2013

Google Philippines formally opens local office

Google Philippines has formally opened their local office today and announced their first country manager, a position that’s been open since mid-2011.

November 07, 2012

Microsoft to release Office for Android and iOS

A mobile version of Microsoft’s MS Office will be coming to Android and iOS devices in early 2013.

October 27, 2012

Winner: HTC Radar by an Office 2013 User

We got over a hundred users of Office 2013 Preview that joined that Windows Phone 7.5 giveaway. We got the winner of the HTC Radar below.

October 19, 2012

Giveaway: Try Office 2013, win this HTC WP7 phone

Microsoft Philippines contacted me a couple of weeks back and asked if I could try out the new Office 2013. They also gave me an HTC Windows Phone 7 and said I can give it away to readers.

October 11, 2012

Microsoft may out Office for Android & iOS on 03/13

According to one of Microsoft’s head honchos based in Czechoslovakia, the software giant will make their productivity app available for iOS and Android users beginning on March 2013.

July 18, 2012

MS unveils Office 2013, Consumer Preview now out

Microsoft has recently released the consumer preview of their upcoming MS Office 2013 for consumers to take it for a spin.

June 06, 2012

Google acquires Meebo & QuickOffice

Google snaps up two new sites/services without much fanfare this month — QuickOffice for an undisclosed amount and Meebo for a rumored $100 million. The two acquisitions only came hours apart.

April 11, 2012

Symbian Belle handsets get MS Office Mobile

Just when we thought that Nokia has totally forgotten about their Symbian handsets, the Finnish company together with Microsoft gives the dying OS a much needed jolt; and turned productive in the process.

February 17, 2012

The tale on MegaUpload’s Philippine Office

During last January’s news about the shutting down of file-sharing website MegaUpload and the surprise raid of Kim Dotcom’s mansion in New Zealand, the Philippines was also mentioned as one of the governments who helped the FBI in their investigation. And true enough, the local office of MegaUpload has been around for some time now.

July 28, 2011

RIM wants more but is mum about Philippine office

We had a late lunch at the Circles in Shangri-la with representatives of Research in Motion (RIM) from Singapore yesterday and they briefly discussed with us their current standing in the Philippine smartphone market.

July 24, 2011

How security-conscious is your office or workplace?

Having worked at huge multi-national IT company almost a decade ago, I know how some office workplaces can be very restrictive or security-conscious but every time I hear more stories about office restrictions, I still can’t believe they enforce those.

July 19, 2011

Toshiba Philippines to open local office this August

Just talked to a couple of folks who have close relationship with Toshiba that the company will be opening a local office in the Philippines by August this year.

December 12, 2010

Groupon sets up office in the Philippines

Just two weeks from the announced acquisition of Groupon, the Beeconomic team has set up office in the Philippines (as Groupon Philippines) to strengthen its presence and get better deals from local retailers to offer to members.

June 16, 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 goes on retail

So the new Microsoft Office 2010 went on public release yesterday (or today, depending on the timezones) and we have the recommended retail price listed below.

December 19, 2007

Web Office not getting any traction?

A recent U.S. survey reveals that Web 2.0 Office Productivity suites are not getting any much attention from users. The lack of awareness is a little surprising considering that all the web office wars have been going around between Microsoft and Google.

October 12, 2007

Does your blogging get you into trouble at the office?

Recent chit-chats with several bloggers gave me a growing impression — Does your blogging get you into trouble at the office?

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