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Google Invites Pinoys to “Map Your Precinct” on Google Map Maker

Google is inviting Filipinos across the country to map their voting centers via a “Map Your Precinct” tool that will help voters get to their assigned polling station on Election Day, May 10, 2010. The “Map Your Precinct” campaign relies on the volunteer efforts of Filipinos who are encouraged to tag the locations of the voting centers they are familiar with on Google Map Maker, Google’s online map-editing tool. The tool can be accessed at http://www.google.com.ph/intl/en/landing/elections2010/.

The tool started out as a 20% project by Dan Delima, a Filipino Google engineer who has seen firsthand Filipinos’ enthusiasm in using Google Map Maker. Having heard that designated polling stations may change for many voters this year due to precinct clustering, Dan decided to build a tool that harnesses the knowledge of the Pinoy community to make voting center information more accessible to Filipinos.
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ASUS Sponsors Taiwan Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai China

On May 1st, the world’s attention will be turned to the World Expo 2010 held in Shanghai China, and the centerpiece of the event will no doubt be the Taiwan Pavilion’s “Mountain, Water, & Lantern of the Heart” display. ASUS has done its utmost to support the Taiwan Pavilion, sponsoring its highly-regarded BA5190 business desktop PCs for use as the central means of controlling the Pavilion’s multi-layered multimedia performances.
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ASUS Biggest Winner at 18th Taiwan Excellence Awards

ASUS has emerged the biggest winner at the 18th Taiwan Excellence Awards, with the international panel of judges awarding the netbook pioneer, cloud computing leader, and world’s fastest-growing notebook brand a total of 36 awards—thus earning it the coveted “Most Popular” award. This marks the seventh year in a row in which ASUS has finished with the most number of awards.

The ASUS EeeKeyboard PC EKB1542 was conferred the Taiwan Excellence Awards’ top honor—the prestigious Gold award. Four other ASUS products earned Silver honors: the Garmin-Asus G60 location-based smartphone, LS246H LCD monitor, Videophone Touch AiGuru SV1T and DR-900 E-Book Reader.
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