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Microsoft announces availability of Windows 8 consumer preview

Microsoft Corp. recently announced the availability of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview — the next milestone of the Windows operating system. This latest preview is now available for download at http://preview.windows.com. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview offers a more robust experience for testing the world’s most popular operating system and is available to the widest range of people yet following the initial release of the Windows 8 Developer Preview late last year. The Developer Preview received more than 3 million downloads.

“With Windows 8, we reimagined the different ways people interact with their PC and how to make everything feel like a natural extension of the device, whether using a Windows 8 tablet, laptop or all-in-one,” said Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft. “The Windows 8 Consumer Preview brings a no-compromises approach to using your PC.”
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Globe launches GCASH App for BlackBerry smartphones; iPhone app next in line

Globe Telecom, through its internationally acclaimed mobile commerce service GCASH, announced a first in the industry with the launch of the GCASH mobile app for Blackberry smartphones, now available for free download via the BlackBerry App World while Apple iPhone GCASH app is to be launched this March 2012.

Using the GCASH application is simple. After subscribers downloaded the application, all they need to do is click on the GCASH icon on the Main Menu of their BlackBerry to launch the application. There is no need to go to any website to transact. Internet connection is also not needed. The app is very accessible and easy to use. Subscribers only need to enter the details of their transaction together with their Mobile PIN (MPIN) as prompted by the application to conduct any GCASH transaction. There is no need to memorize any keywords or access numbers.
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Asiasoft to offer an alternative payment method for gamers in six Southeast Asian countries

Asiasoft Corporation, a leading online game operator in South-east Asia, is pleased to have joined forces with Trion Worlds, a global developer and publisher of premium online games, to power the payment of Rift™ digital editions and subscription service in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

“We are delighted to be working with such an innovative company such as Trion Worlds and are certain that this will be a mutually successful relationship that will benefit gamers in the region,” said Sherman Tan, Chairman of Asiasoft Corporation PLC. “We are very happy to introduce @Cash as a payment mode in order to allow more gamers in the region to enjoy the deep, immersive online gaming experience that Rift brings.”
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