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Noon News: Panasonic Eluga Walkthrough, ViewSonic ViewPhone 4S, Facebook Seeks More Credit, Windows 8 Versions Leaked?

A document leaked accidentally by HP has provided a sneak peek into software giant Microsoft's plan regarding the upcoming Windows 8 operating system platform. The document states that the platform will have three separate individual launches up for sale. The current operating system platform from Microsoft Windows 7 had six distinct versions, however, this time Microsoft has decided to simplify this and launch just three versions of Windows 8, according to the leaked document.

Panasonic has introduced at Mobile World Congress 2012 their second mobile phone for Europe, in some years, which follows on from the announcement of the Eluga, from last week. This latest addition, known as the Eluga power, is now getting the hands-on treatment from ITProPortal and in the form of a video.

Microsoft announced yesterday that the Consumer Preview version of its forthcoming Windows 8 operating system has registered over 1 million downloads right on the day 1 of its availability. The preview edition was made available for public testing on Wednesday from approximately 9:30 AM EST. "One day later...one million downloads of the consumer preview," the Redmond based software vendor tweeted on a proud note.

ViewSonic has unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2012 their flagship dual-SIM mobile phone, in the ViewPhone 4s - where we are now bringing you this hands-on walk through in pictures, of the handset. The device runs from a 1Ghz processor, with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, a 5 megapixel camera and a front-facing version, running from Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich' 4.0.

According to sources familiar with Facebook's future plans, the social networking giant is looking to increase its $ 2.5 billion credit line. The trusted sources refused to be identified as this internal plan is a company matter and not to be spoken about publicly.