Daily Archives: January 24, 2012

Lenovo unveils latest line of All-in-One Desktops for Digital Home Enthusiasts

Lenovo today announced the latest addition to its family of all-in-one (AIO) desktop personal computers (PCs) for consumers. The latest Lenovo C Series desktops combine affordability, space-saving, energy-efficiency, multimedia features and family-friendly features in an AIO design.

Leading global market research company Gfk Asia’s retail audit showed that in the first half of 2011, 44,000 units of AIOs were sold in Southeast Asia, reflecting a 10 percent volume growth over the same period in 2010 and 100 percent volume growth when compared to 2009.
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Posted by on January 24, 2012 in Lenovo, Technology


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YouTube and Emirates to find the World’s Best Storytellers in Your Film Festival 2012

YouTube and Emirates, in partnership with La Biennale di Venezia (the Venice Film Festival) and Scott Free, announced today Your Film Festival – a global competition to find the world’s best storytellers, connect them with a global audience, and provide one deserving entrant with a career-changing opportunity.

Content creators around the world are invited to submit a 15-minute, story-driven video of any format, style and genre, to  After submissions are whittled down to 50 semi-finalists, audiences from around the world will cast their votes, choosing ten finalists. The ten finalists will travel to Italy, where their work will screen at the 69th Venice International Film Festival in August.   A grand prize winner will then be named by a special jury and awarded a $500,000 YouTube original production grant to work with Scott Free, ultimately creating a brand new work for the world to see.
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Looking for the latest and most exclusive mobile gadgets? Go to Smart online store

Online shopping is here to stay. With numerous stores selling from commercial websites to Multiply, eBay and Facebook accounts as well as the rise of group buying sites like Groupon and Deal Grocer, Filipinos have discovered that one can find a lot of good deals from Internet sellers.

If you’re looking for a convenient, accessible and secure way to purchase the latest offering of mobile phones and wireless devices online, go to Smart’s online store.
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Microsoft brings the cloud down to Earth for Enterprises

In an online webcast today, Microsoft Corp. headquarters, Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft Server and Tools Business, laid out how Microsoft’s private cloud solution will help businesses move faster, save money and better compete in 2012. He highlighted how companies, such as webcast participants Lufthansa Systems, T. Rowe Price and Unilever, can use Microsoft System Center 2012 to build and operate private clouds for the delivery of business applications across both private and public cloud platforms.

System Center 2012 is available today in a Release Candidate as a single, integrated private cloud management solution for the first time. “Today, we talk not just about what the cloud can do, but with Microsoft System Center 2012, we are providing customers with the technology that can help them best maximize the potential of cloud computing,” said Joel Garcia, Server and Tools Business Group Lead of Microsoft Philippines.
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