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Microsoft announces Windows XP end of support

Microsoft announced today that the 11-year old operating system Windows XP will no longer receive security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft after April 8, 2014. More than 3.6 million Filipino XP users need to upgrade as early as this year to avoid risks of destructive malware attacks.
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Posted by on April 14, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Bringing the next big apps ideas to life nowadays…

In today’s fast-paced digital world, the new era of modern apps has left users insatiable for the best computing experience. The demand for premium apps is propelled by the presence of multi-touch devices, cloud-based services and social media connectedness. In effect, businesses are always on the look-out for software that exhibits compelling performance of speed, cost-efficiency and cloud-connectedness translating opportunities to their significant advantage.
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Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Bringing the next big apps ideas to life nowadays…

In today’s fast-paced digital world, the new era of modern apps has left users insatiable for the best computing experience. The demand for premium apps is propelled by the presence of multi-touch devices, cloud-based services and social media connectedness. In effect, businesses are always on the look-out for software that exhibits compelling performance of speed, cost-efficiency and cloud-connectedness translating opportunities to their significant advantage.
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Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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IdeaSpace, Smart DevNet team up with Microsoft, ADB for AppsForAsia

The biggest names in the industry team up to redesign development. In photo are, from left, Arnie Locsin, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Philippines; Dr. Luis Sison, Project Leader, UPD Enterprise Program for Technopreneurship; Earl Valencia, President, IdeaSpace; John Cann, Director, International Organizations, Asia Public Sector, Microsoft Operations Pte Ltd; Arup Maity, Director, Philippines Software Industry Association; Marthyn Cuan, Vice President, IdeaSpace and CIO, Meralco; Chris Morris, Unit Head, NGO and Civil Society Center, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank; Jim Ayson, senior manager for partner management, Smart Communications; and Simran Maxwell, Unit Head, Knowledge Sharing and Partnership Events, Asian Development Bank.

IdeaSpace Foundation (IdeaSpace) and the Smart Developer Network (Smart DevNet) recently collaborated with Microsoft Philippines and the Asian Development Bank in harnessing technological solutions to improve people’s lives.
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Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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HP accelerates enterprises’ journey to the cloud

HP recently announced it is expanding its Converged Cloud portfolio with joint HP and Microsoft solutions that simplify and enhance every aspect of a client’s private cloud journey.

The HP and Microsoft Joint Private Cloud initiative features optimized, pre-integrated solutions based on extensive joint technology development, and offers one-stop-shop life cycle sales and support.
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Posted by on October 29, 2012 in HP, Technology

 

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GFI implements Microsoft Dynamics AX to improve work productivity

Green Future Innovations, Inc. (GFI), a joint venture corporation by and among Filipino and Japanese partners, recently deployed Microsoft Dynamics AX to ensure that its company received the best solution in the market to support the daily operations of the corporation.

GFI is a corporation that aims to contribute to the domestic supply of renewable energy and is fully committed towards a green and sustainable development through its ethanol plant located in San Mariano, Isabel. The company wanted a solution that everyone will be most comfortable with, having an interface that can be easily understood.
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Posted by on August 3, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Microsoft announces Imagine Cup 2012 Winners

Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the 10th annual Imagine Cup, the world’s premier student technology competition, honoring student technology innovations that address the world’s toughest problems. The winning Software Design project developed by Ukrainian Team quadSquad allows deaf individuals to communicate verbally using custom-designed sensory gloves and a smartphone application to translate sign language gestures into speech. Games focused on the environment from Thailand team TANG Thai and math education from U.S. team Drexel Dragons won the two Game Design competitions.
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Posted by on July 24, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Microsoft unveils the new Office

Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer recently unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview. The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets.

The new Office is social and unlocks modern scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications and will be delivered to subscribers through a cloud service that is always up to date.
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Posted by on July 20, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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Seton Hall University provides Nokia Lumia 900 to incoming freshmen

Nokia, AT&T, Microsoft and Seton Hall University announced a step forward in Seton Hall’s Mobile Computing Initiative, whereby all incoming freshmen will receive a Nokia Lumia 900 each for extensive use across the university. The entire class of 2016 will receive a Nokia Lumia 900 powered by the Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, to support the university’s mission of providing state of the art technology tools to enhance the student experience and prepare students for success in a rapidly changing world.

“Nokia has a long history of innovation and their partnership with Microsoft allows us to extend the core academic and community resources of the University into the pocket of our students,” noted David Middleton, Executive Director, Center for Mobile Research and Innovation, and Assistant Vice President of Administration at Seton Hall University. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 27, 2012 in AT&T, Microsoft, Nokia, Technology

 

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Catholic International Education Office chooses office 365 for more than 43 million students globally

The Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) recently entered into an education alliance with Microsoft Corp. to provide Office 365 for its community of Catholic schools across the world as part of a new Social Network for Catholic Education. This will begin with provision of software for 4.5 million students as part of a 3 year alliance plan but in time has the potential to scale across OIEC’s community of more than 43 million Catholic students, at 210,000 schools, in 102 countries. The new network will provide innovative software and services, training and access, to technologies that will better prepare students for the jobs of the future.

OIEC’s mission includes the promotion of education for all, collaboration within academic communities, and the fight against illiteracy worldwide. In an ever-evolving technology landscape, educators in the 21st century face continuing challenges to build skills among teachers, and provide students with the tools and knowledge they need to be successful. Working closely with schools around the globe for more than 20 years, Microsoft has a deep appreciation for these challenges. Based on experience, Microsoft currently takes a holistic approach to working with schools, one that’s focused on improving educational outcomes for both students and educators that will have the greatest impact in the classroom.

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Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Microsoft

 

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