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World Food Programme, Globe Telecom mobile cash transfer partnership now a benchmark for WFP operations worldwide

WFP Deputy Country Director for the Philippines Asaka Nyangara speaking at the Globe Bridging Communities Partners’ Night

The mobile cash transfer system which has been implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) and Globe Telecom for disaster-affected communities in Metro Manila and Luzon now becomes a benchmark for other WFP operations worldwide.

“During the WFP global meeting of country directors in Switzerland, WFP Philippines was asked to present our experience in implementing the mobile cash transfer. This partnership and technology became a benchmark or model to other WFP operations around the world,” said Asaka Nyangara, WFP Deputy Country Director for the Philippines in a speech delivered during the Globe Bridging Communities Partners’ Night recently.
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Wi-Tribe Forges Partnership with Microsoft Philippines

Photo above shows representatives from Microsoft Philippines, wi-tribe Philippines and Phil-Data Business Systems, Inc. with the signatories (from L-R): Rudolph Ng, President, Phil-Data Business Systems; Mon Pike, Head of Products, wi-tribe Philippines; Karrie Ilagan, Enterprise Partner Group – Director, Microsoft Philippines.

Wi-Tribe Philippines recently inked an Enterprise Agreement for IT infrastructure development with Microsoft Philippines, allowing the internet service provider – price and technology protection for the next three years. Also under the agreement, the Microsoft license package includes Windows, Office Enterprise as well as Common Access Licenses (CALs) to access MS-Exchange, SharePoint and other Enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop refers to the license for the package that includes Windows, Office Enterprise and Enterprise CALs.

 
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Lenovo announces new products this 2012

IdeaPad Yoga

After an exciting year for Lenovo which they offered tablets and captured incredible marketplace momentum, the fastest growing global PC company remains very optimistic on the future of the PC industry that is targeted to reach 2 billion by 2014 with growth coming from the emerging markets.

Lenovo announced that they are starting the year with loads of excitement and be showing a slew of products. As the world clamors for great products, Lenovo outlined the roadmap for continued innovation in the PC business.
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Nokia challenges student mobile app developers

Do you have a unique app idea waiting to be developed? Join the Xtreme Java: National Inter-School Mobile App Development Challenge and have your creations published on Nokia mobile phones and win your share of cash and prizes worth P150,000!

Xtreme Java is a mobile app development competition among universities and colleges in the Philippines organized by De La Salle University, in collaboration with Nokia. It allows college-level students, in teams of 2-3 members with 1 mentor, to develop and publish their own utility game and location-based applications and receive great prizes.
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Intel Insider, Delivery Agent to Power New Entertainment Experiences for Ultrabooks

Intel Corporation is working with Delivery Agent, Inc., the leader in multi-channel commerce for the largest global media companies and an Intel Capital portfolio company, to bring a vast library of premium television content, from top TV and cable networks, in 1080p HD to Ultrabooks and PCs with Intel Insider.

Intel Insider is a hardware feature of the 2nd generation Intel Core processor that allows online content services to offer the latest high-definition (HD) movies and television content in 1080p on Ultrabook, notebook and desktop computers. At the end of 2011, Intel had shipped over 70 million processors that support Intel Insider.
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D-Link launches DWR-112 wireless router featuring cutting edge 3.5G technology

D-Link, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of network products, today launched the D-Link DWR-112 3.5G wireless mobile router, which is designed to be compatible with Wireless 300N technology, with a high-speed capability of up to 300Mbps. With the ability to access conventional and mobile broadband services worldwide, the DWR-112 can be installed quickly and easily anywhere, and is ideal for situations where an impromptu wireless network is needed or wherever conventional 802.11 network access is unavailable.

Maximum portability worldwide
Equipped with four 10/100 Mbps LAN ports and two USB ports, the DWR-112 allows users to easily access a wide range of broadband services worldwide by inserting a compatible 3G or 3.5G USB adapter for instant Internet connection through a secure, high-speed wireless intranet.
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