Posts in “Press Releases”

New Female Mozilla Rep for the Philippines Named

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community is happy and proud to announce the acceptance of Ms. Erika Aurea Gatmaitan (simply Erika to most tech communities in the Philippines) as the latest addition to the roster of Pinoy (or shall we say, Pinay) Mozilla Reps in the country. Erika’s journey of being a Mozillian started around four years ago when she joined the Firefox Student Ambassador (FSA) Program while still studying at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati. It was during her stint… Read the rest

RustPH Website Launched

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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We are happy to announce the launch of a dedicated website for the Rust Users Group Philippines (RustPH) via http://www.rustph.tech today. During these few weeks, RustPH already had staged two (02) Rust Meetups at the Mozilla Community Space Manila and two (02) Hack & Learn sessions (hands-on Rust workshops). An offshoot of these events is the creation of the RustPH Mentors Team. One of the goals in having this website is to promote the Rust programming language to both student… Read the rest

Frederick Villaluna: New Mozilla Rep in the Philippines

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community (MozillaPH) is proud and happy to announce the acceptance of Pinoy Mozillian extraordinaire, Frederick Villaluna to the Mozilla Reps (ReMo) Program. Frederick hails from Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. He is a Computer Science graduate from Asia’s first IT university: AMA Computer University and finished his postgraduate studies at University of St. La Salle. Frederick has been instrumental for the growth of the local Mozilla community in his locale as part of MozillaPH’s experiment to have greater… Read the rest

MozillaPH Supports DevCon Summit 2015

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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PH’s Biggest Developer Conference is Back – Now on its 5th Year   The doors are open and the stage is set for Philippines’ Biggest Developer Conference, DevCon Summit, happening on November 13-14, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center – Manila. With the theme “#GoOpenSourcePH”, this event aims to gather 1,500 developers as well as the top 20 international and local contributors of open source technologies as we explore the latest tools, trends and practices towards becoming one of the… Read the rest

[Press Release] Filipinos to mark Social Media Day on June 27

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Hundreds of netizens, communities, social media denizens, thought-leaders and advocates are set to gather anew for Social Media Day on June 27 at the Museo Pambata’s open grounds along Roxas Blvd., in Manila. Carrying the theme and hashtag #ChangePH, the fourth Philippine edition of Social Media Day will feature a community expo starting at 10:00 am and a conference from 2:00-8:00 pm. Spearheaded globally by tech website Mashable and locally by TweetUpMNL, Social Media Day was first held in the… Read the rest

Firefox OS Smartphones Land on Philippine Shores!

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Pinoy Firefox OS fans, the long wait is over! Mozilla has announced the availability of the very first Firefox OS device to be sold commercially in the Philippines through this blog post. Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to promoting openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web, is happy to announce that Cherry Mobile will launch the first Firefox OS smartphone in the Philippines in the coming days. Cherry Mobile will offer the customizable and affordable Firefox OS smartphone – ACE… Read the rest