Posts from April, 2011

Thanks for Making the Mozilla Firefox 4 Launch in Manila Awesome!

Regnard Raquedan


It’s a little late, but I’d like to recognize the awesome folks who made the Mozilla Firefox 4 launch held at the Asian Institute of Management last April 16, 2011 a big community success.
The volunteers from the Mozilla Philippines Community:

Jun Barrun
Joell Lapitan
Allan Caeg
Juned Sonido
Winston Almendras
Theiss Trono
Rubie Casana
Aaron Cajes
Ren-Ren Gabas
Kevin John Ventura
Kemuel Joseph Domanog
Daryl Louie Abulencia
Theresa Alvarez
Lee Agosila
Rolan Ruanto
Angelica Candano

Special thanks to:

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Mozilla Firefox 4 Philippine Launch Update #3

Regnard Raquedan


We have updates!
The program for the Mozilla Firefox 4 Launch in Manila is now finalized. Here’s how it looks like:


Registration Start, Coffee, & Media Interviews

Event Start

Welcome Remarks
Prof. Richard Cruz, Asian Institute of Management

9:40am -10:10am
Mozilla Firefox 4 & The Open Web
Gen Kanai, Director of Asia Business Development, Mozilla

10:10am -10:40am
Yahoo! Philippines
Joey Alarilla, Southeast Asia Head of Social Content Strategy, Yahoo! Southeast Asia

10:40am -10:50am
Break… Read the rest

Asia Society & IPVG Present “Lessons from Mozilla”

Regnard Raquedan


Just sharing this event the Mozilla Philippines Community is supporting.

The Asia Society, along with IPVG Corp., present  “LESSONS FROM MOZILLA: How a global community created a popular free software product for over 400 million users worldwide”.
Gen Kanai, who is going be here next week for the Mozilla Firefox 4 Manila launch, will share lessons on how Mozilla is organized and produces Firefox.  Gen will focus on key aspects such as Mozilla’s non-profit status, the open source nature of… Read the rest

Is Mozilla Firefox Losing Market Share in the Philippines?

Regnard Raquedan


I read a couple of posts about Mozilla Firefox‘s declining market share in the Philippines (One from Abe Oldandres and one from Ely Apao).  Abe cites data from StatCounter that last Matrch, Mozilla Firefox lost its status as the Number One browser in the Philippines. The data from StatCounter suggests that Google Chrome’s gain in the Philippines is a loss for both Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
I’m not afraid to admit that there are probably a good number… Read the rest