Monday, February 27, 2012

"Hugo" and "The Artist" lead the winners of the 84th Academy Awards

Source: Rappler

"Hugo" and "The Artist" lead the winners of the 84th Academy Awards, held Sunday, February 26 (Monday, February 27) in Los Angeles.

Both films had 5 wins each, with the silent film "The Artist" taking Best Picture, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. It also took home awards for Costume Design and Original Score.

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The film is the first silent film to win the top prize since "Wings," which won Best Picture back in 1928, in the first Academy Awards ceremonies.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Another first from Globe: Visayan customer hotline

Globe Telecom marks another milestone in the Philippine telecommunication industry, offering the first trilingual customer hotline service with the launch of its Visayan interactive voice response (IVR) system. 

With the launch of the new hotline system, Visayan-speaking Globe subscribers can call 730-1000 from any landline or 211 from any Globe or TM mobile number and simply follow the voice prompts so they are directed to a Visayan-speaking customer service representative. They can then inquire about Globe broadband and landline services or raise concerns and requests, while conversing in Visayan. The Visayan-speaking customer service representatives (CSR), based in Cebu, will be on hand 24/7 to accommodate calls.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston Found Dead at 48

A lot of us may have brought up an #RIPWhitneyHouston jokes on Twitter. This time, we are not laughing anymore as the singer battled with drugs.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Audition for The Amazing Race Philippines

The fastest reality show is now here in the Philippines!

From the press release:

"Fans of The Amazing Race franchise can expect the same level of heart-pumping adventure and thrilling challenges with the all new The Amazing Race Philippines."

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