May 2007 Entries

Digitel Dialups are down

Internet Advisory to oursubscribers: The dialup number from digitel 5147111 is now down. We are still confirming the technical cause of the problem. Will put updates here as we get them. Please use our PLDT dialup number 523 8000 in the meantime. Update: Digitel Lines are now back up starting 12:30 am today.  

Radyo Veritas now streaming

eRadioportal is now streaming Radyo Veritas 846am that is led by Fr Anton Pascual. Check out the webcast at under the [luzon] link. Alternatively, checkout

DEMO:Enhancing Teamwork with WSS

bnshosting is conducting a demo on the use of hosted Windows Sharepoint Services. The affair is free for the first 20 participants. It will be conducted on June 16 ,2007 at the 3rd floor of bitstop Inc. The topics to be covered will include: 1. How to create and use online surveys to capture feedback. 2. How to use built in Task list to assign, prioritize and inform teams on jobs assignments 3. How to use WSS as an effective file depository, including version control, checkin and checkout of documents. 4. How to use WSS to search and retrieve any documents stored in WSS. 5. Use...

DEMO:No-Maintenance Network

bitstop is conducting a demo on how to reduce system administrator's headaches on maintaining computers and networks. The demo will focus on neutralizing the following common problems: 1. Unauthorized user downloads 2. Virus and Spyware infections 3. Destructive file deletions 4. Tampering of system and important files There will be 2 sessions on June 15, 2007. The first session will be on 10am and the second session will be on 2:00pm at bitstop's 3rd floor. Interested parties, please contact marlonm[at] or call +63-75-5225089. Because of limited slots, the registrations will be on a first come first served basis. Attendance is free.

ReCaptcha! Digitizes books and Prevents Spam

We got this link from a Cnet mailing list. Try to visit ReCaptcha. reCAPTCHA improves the process of digitizing books by sending words that cannot be read by computers to the Web in the form of CAPTCHAs for humans to decipher. More specifically, each word that cannot be read correctly by OCR is placed on an image and used as a CAPTCHA. This is possible because most OCR programs alert you when a word cannot be read correctly. But if a computer can't read such a CAPTCHA, how does the system know the correct answer to the puzzle? Here's how: Each new...

MVP Community Event Pictures

“I would like to express my deepest gratitude to everyone for making the Community Day 2007: Meet the Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals of the Philippines a really informative and enjoyable one for all of us and our attendees! “ - Jay Paloma. Pictures are at the MVP Community Event.

Microsoft Asia Pac Tech Ed 2007

Tech•Ed SEA 2007, Microsoft’s premier & largest annual conference in the South East Asia region, focuses on newly released products such as of Microsoft Office along with content about upcoming releases such as Windows Server code name "Longhorn". For four days in September, you can get technical training, information and resources to help you build, deploy, secure, mobilize, and manage solutions. More than 120 breakout sessionsThis year’s event will feature even more speakers from Microsoft Corporation allowing you to hear about your favorite technologies from the sources who develop them. Create a personal learning program from 6 technical tracks with more...

Panda Bot Warning: Barracuda.A bot

PandaLabs has discovered a network of almost 15,000 computers infected with the new Barracuda.A bot. This malicious code is designed to allow its creators to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from each computer infected. A DDoS attack consists of launching a denial of service attack from several computers simultaneously to crash other computers. This could prevent users from, say, accessing a certain website.   “Distributed denial of service attacks are an excellent source of economic benefit for cyber-crooks. A network like this can be used to blackmail companies that use the Internet for...

Nitro Mo, Kapalit ay Premyo

PROMO TITLE: Nitro Mo, Kapalit ay Premyo Who's Qualified: End users of Nitro Internet Prepaid cards Give aways: Umbrella and Neck Pillow PROMO MECHANICS: Each end user who will submit the required number of cards will get the corresponding prize: 20 Used Nitro Prepaid Cards (P100) = 1 umbrella 40 Used Nitro Prepaid Cards (50) = 1 umbrella             10 Used Nitro Prepaid Cards (P100) = 1 neck pillow             20 Used Nitro Prepaid Cards (P50) = 1 neck pillow Promo period: May 12, 2007 till June 12, 2000 DTI-Pangasinan Permit No. 091-2007 series of 2007

Jerry Liao Presents Office 2007 System

Certified Microsoft Office Specialist Jerry Liao will present the new features and secrets of Microsoft Office 2007 system on May 29, 2007 (Tuesday) at the Ballroom of Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ortigas.Mr. Liao, the country's first and only Microsoft Office Most Valuable Professional will reveal how users can save valuable time, organize their workload, manage their information, stay connected, and collaborate better with colleagues, family, and friends using Office 2007."Microsoft Office 2007 System basically opens a new era of business Productivity and innovation to the workplace.  It's all about simplicity and literally putting the power to the user's fingertips." said...

Supercount Live!!

bitstop and DZRH will be providing the live video streaming of the MBC DZRH Supercount 2007 which shall be held at studios of DZRH, Sotto St., CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. The highlight of this coverage shall be the Exit Poll which shall be released shortly after the poll center closes at 3pm on Monday, May 14, 2007.   This live video broadcast on the internet shall be from 12noon of Sunday, May 13, 2007 up to 12 noon of Tuesday, May 15, 2007. It shall be on two websites - and the bitstop website.   The live link is now up.

Bitstop with Asterisk co founder

Photo from left (Alfred Chong, JCMex, Malcolm Davenport, Digium, Wilson L Chua, bitstop Other pictures are in the Gallery. More details at techie blog

Polycom IP 500

bitstop is now testing a Polycom IP 500 unit together with TrixBox (asterix) implementation. The Polycom unit was provided courtesy of Lantone Communication, Singapore.  

Cyber Security: Building Our First Line of Defense

The Information Systems Security Society of the Philippines (ISSSP) in coordination with the National Cyber Coordinator of the Office of the President, Malacanang, will hold a forum dubbed “Cyber Security:Building Our First Line of Defense” on May 9, 2007 from 8am to 5pm at the Makati Sports Club, Salcedo Village Makati City. Interested Parties are urged to contact Ellen or Rhea at 750-3742

Watch FHM 100th Sexiest Women Live!

bitstop has been tapped by GMA New Media to provide the live webcast of the FHM 100th Sexiest Women Victory Party at the World Trade Center this July 12, 2007. PLDT will provide 3.5mbps of bandwidth for the event. More announcement and the link will be posted on this space.  

Asterisk Asean Roadshow

bitstop will be attending the Singaporean leg of the Asterisk Asean Roadshow. The event will be held on Monday, May 7, 2007 at the Holiday Inn Hotel. The list of asterisk conference speakers and topics are impressive.  

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