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A story that personally inspires me..

Behind the story of a Malaysian winning a Bronze medal in Diving category in London Olympics 2012 Personal note: When you say diving, the countries that pops to my mind are China, USA and Australia. But Pandelela Rinong Pamg changed my impression and indeed, it was a remarkable win for the first ever athlete that’s from … Continue reading

BlackBerry is out, next is Best Buy

How to Save Best Buy From Extinction? Best Buy’s (BBY) stock received a shot of adrenaline today following news that founder Richard Schulze offered to take the struggling big-box retailer private in a deal that values the company at about $8.5 billion. In a letter to the company’s board, Schulze writes that “bold and extensive changes … Continue reading

YES, I’m an Entrepreneur!!

5 Signs that you are an Entrepreneur at Heart. Entrepreneurs can be a wacky bunch, but it can get weird to see some of these personality traits in the people you select to help build your business. When you look at entrepreneurs who have built businesses larger and longer-lasting than themselves, you see some fascinating and surprising … Continue reading

Hyundai Eyes RP For Autoparts

Korea’s Hyundai Motors is exploring the possibility of increasing its importation of auto parts and components from the Philippines, said Trade and Industry Undersecretary Cristino L. Panlilio. Panlilio has met with Hyundai officials during an investment promotion conference in Seoul organized by ASEA-Korean Center in Seoul where 150 Korean chaebols attended. “We are looking at … Continue reading

Motive behind Hewlett-Packard slashing of workforce

As the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Worthen reported Wednesday, H-P said it will reallocate the $3 billion to $3.5 billion it says it will save each year from the 27,000 job cuts planned between now and 2014 to Big Data analytics, cloud computing and security infrastructure. CIOs already purchase such technologies from Oracle, IBM, Amazon Web … Continue reading

A glimpse of the future

Leap represents an entirely new way to interact with your computers. It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen. For the first time, you can control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements. To learn more, pre-order, or apply for an … Continue reading

Nickel ore ban in Indonesia will be enforce this coming May

Nickel-Ore, Bauxite Exports From Indonesia to Drop on Ban Nickel-ore and bauxite shipments from Indonesia (WBMKOPID), the top supplier to China, may plunge 75 percent this year as a ban on metal-ore sales comes into force in May, two years earlier than scheduled, said an industry group. The ban, originally set for 2014, was brought … Continue reading

A new horizon for Philippines and Myanmar in mining

The Philippines’ largest gold miner said Wednesday it is keen to invest in Myanmar as the former military-ruled state makes tentative political reforms and tries to lure investors with tax breaks. Philex Mining Corp. has sent representatives to Myanmar in recent weeks to look at opportunities and assess the investment climate, company senior vice-president Michael … Continue reading

How to Ask for Business on Facebook, Twitter

As you are meeting new people online, having conversations, posting, building exposure and handling new opportunities daily via social media, you are going to have to draw the line at some point with the back and forth, also known as time wasters. If someone is continually asking for your advice, free product, tips and so … Continue reading

A temporary stop for mineral exportation in the Philippines

Environmental protection groups on Monday asked the Ombudsman to investigate mining-related actions and decisions made by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) which, they said, had led to the destruction of the province’s forests and watersheds. In a letter-complaint to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, the environment groups also asked that the appropriate cases be filed … Continue reading