Mainland China

SunRocket Asia Pacific Edition Shakes Up Market With $.01 Per Minute VoIP Calling to China

$199 Annual, All-Inclusive Calling Plan Drastically Lowers Per-Minute Calling Rates to 16 Asia Pacific Locations VIENNA, Va., Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SunRocket, one of the nation's fastest-growing Internet phone service providers, today announced an unprecedented new calling plan for U...

2007-01-17 21:30 888

Altair to Acquire Controlling Interest in Hicare, Italian Developer of Business Intelligence Software

Innovative Database Architecture, Data Analysis and Dashboard Tools Expand Altair’s Enterprise Data Management Solution for Business and Engineering TROY, Mich. and TORINO, Italy, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology to strength...

2007-01-17 12:10 877

Fourier Systems Launches MicroLite -- The Logger on a Stick

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Fourier Systems, a worldwide leader of compact portable data logging devices and accessories for the industrial market, announces today the launching of a new product. Fourier product development responds to feedback received from users ...

2007-01-17 09:00 833

China's Top Collectors Club Opens Its Doors in Panjiayuan, Beijing

BEIJING, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Antique Collectors Club International announced today that the first premium club that focuses on the collection of antiques and curios in Beijing has opened. Given the name China Antique Collectors Club International, or Panjiay...

2007-01-17 09:00 2698

WuXi PharmaTech Starts Moving Scientists to New Facility

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech, China's leading provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services announced today that it has begun moving the first group of scientists to its state-of-the-art Tianjin research facility, which first became operational in De...

2007-01-16 21:08 847

u-blox Extends Its AssistNow(R) A-GPS Service to Support Offline Instant Positioning

THALWIL, Switzerland, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- u-blox AG, the leading Swiss provider of innovative GPS receiver technology, today announced that it has extended its AssistNow A-GPS service. The new AssistNow Offline service provides A-GPS assistance data that enables instant positionin...

2007-01-16 17:47 950

Xinyinhai Technology Ltd. Appointed Exclusive Financial Instrument Printing Provider by Jilin Province Rural Credit Union

The Deal is Expected to Contribute 5% Annual Growth to the Revenue of Xinyinhai Technology Ltd. HARBIN, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinyinhai Technology Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: XNYH) (the "XNYH"), the Chinese printing enterprise that specializes in financial instrument printin...

2007-01-16 21:05 975

TI's Latest DaVinci Processor Drives Growth of Portable Digital Video Applications

Optimizations Include Reduced Cost and Dual Power Modes for Portable Video Applications HOUSTON, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to fuel the digital video revolution, Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) (TI) today announced the sampling of the TMS320DM6441 system-on-chip (SoC) based o...

2007-01-16 16:27 803

Corning Completes Development Milestone in Green Laser Technology

Successful Integration of Company’s Green Laser with Projection Module Prompts Prototype Availability CORNING, N.Y. Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced on Jan 9 2007 that it will make available green laser prototypes to potential projection module c...

2007-01-15 12:56 1104

Buongiorno Enters the Chinese Market Acquiring eDongAsia's Majority Stake

Buongiorno Hong Kong, the Buongiorno-Mitsui Joint Venture, Signed the Agreement to Acquire eDongAsia - a Company Operating in the Chinese Mobile Phone Premium Content Production MILAN, Italy, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Buongiorno, a leading multinational operating in the market of digit...

2007-01-16 08:27 845

muvee(TM) Selects Limelight Networks as Global Content Delivery Platform for muveeMix.com

Limelight Networks CDN Delivers Groundbreaking Online Video Mashup Service for Consumer-Generated Videos TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Limelight Networks, the world's leading content delivery network for digital media, announced today that muvee, the Singapore-based pioneer and...

2007-01-15 21:00 1058

HSBC Securities Services Implements CheckFree eVent(TM) for Corporate Actions Automation

ATLANTA and LONDON, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CheckFree Corporation (Nasdaq: CKFR), today announced that HSBC Securities Services (HSS) has implemented the CheckFree eVent(TM) solution to deliver automated end-to-end corporate actions processing to HSS's investment administration clients....

2007-01-15 16:00 1085

OPEC’S Oil Production Slips in December but Surpasses Target According to a Platts Survey

LONDON, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Platts The 10 OPEC members bound by the group’s output agreements produced an average 27 million barrels per day (b/d) in December, down 70,000 b/d from November, but some 700,000 b/d above its current output target, a Platts survey showed Friday. In...

2007-01-15 11:52 979

Atticus Capital Owns 6 Million Shares (3%) of Freeport-McMoRan

Atticus Capital to Vote for Freeport-McMoRan’s Acquisition of Phelps Dodge NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Atticus Capital today sent the following letter to Richard C. Adkerson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold, Inc. (NYSE: FCX): Ja...

2007-01-16 08:21 1105

Former Microsoft Chairman EMEA, Patrick De Smedt, Joins the Board of Directors of WISeKey to Assist the Company with the Further Expansion of its International Growth

-- A picture can be downloaded free of charge under: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/story.htx?firmaid=100006027&lang=2 -- GENEVA, Jan. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the leading Internet Trust and Digital Identification company is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick De Smed...

2007-01-15 09:00 913

Horizon Wi-Com Selects Navini for Its Wireless Broadband Deployment

Deployment of First 802.16e WiMAX Network in the Northeast US Region RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Wi-Com is launching its high-speed wireless broadband service in the Northeast US region using WiMAX 802.16e equipment from Navini Networks, the global leader(1) in...

2007-01-12 21:00 849

Germany Scales Up Its Investment Promotion Activities

New investment promotion agency ‘Invest in Germany’ BERLIN, Jan. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The federal government announced today the merger of the two agencies "IIC - The New German Laender Industrial Investment Council GmbH" and "Invest in Germany GmbH." The new organization’s name is "In...

2007-01-12 10:33 897

Broad Participation in Savi Technology’s Licensing Program Helps Energize a Maturing Market for Active RFID

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Savi Technology, a provider of active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-based supply chain solutions, today announced the first seven companies that have licensed its active RFID technology, signaling a maturing market for the RFID indust...

2007-01-12 10:04 807

Omnicom Agencies Take Top Honors in Adweek’s AOY Ranking: TBWA Named Global Agency of the Year; Goodby, Silverstein & Partners Named U.S. Agency of the Year

Advertising Age Also Honors Omnicom, TBWA and Goodby NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group agencies TBWA and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners took Global Agency of the Year and U.S. Agency of the Year honors respectively in Adweek’s annual Agency of the Year ranking. I...

2007-01-12 10:26 832

Nigeria to Increase Telecommunications Competition and Services Throughout the Country Through the Award of Radio Spectrum

ABUJA, Nigeria, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bilateral agreement, as part of a broader development of economic relations between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, the Nigerian Government has agreed to licence spectrum in the 1800MHz and 900MHz bands to the Mubadala Development Company of t...

2007-01-12 10:57 1165