Mainland China

Celebrating UK-China Business Links: New Awards Open for Entries

BEIJING, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Sir William Ehrman, KCMG will help launch the inaugural The British Business Awards, at an event at the British Embassy on Monday 5th May. The Awards, which are being organised by the Brit...

2008-05-06 11:30 666

Microsoft and Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group to Develop Next Generation of In-Car Infotainment

New partnership will globalise innovative in-car infotainment. SEOUL, South Korea, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp and Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group (HKAG) entered into a long-term agreement to co-develop the next generation of in-car infotainment systems. Bill Gates, ch...

2008-05-06 14:00 706

The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters to Offer Plagiarism Detection Service via Manuscript Central in Conjunction With CrossCheck

Manuscript Central v4.2 to Offer its Customers Access to Services Verifying the Originality of All Scholarly Content Submitted on the System PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced that Manuscript Central's online workflow system...

2008-05-06 16:19 587

Medpace Director of Clinical Pharmacology, Jim Wei, MD, PhD, Embarks on a Regulatory Policy Speaking Tour in China in May

CINCINNATI, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Medpace, a leading global full-service contract research organization, announced that Jim Wei, MD, PhD, Medpace Director of Clinical Pharmacology, will address three international conferences in China in May. He will speak at the Impact China IV Conferen...

2008-05-06 22:50 873

Giant Interactive Group Inc. Schedules 2008 First Quarter Earnings Release on Thursday, May 15, 2008

-- Earnings Conference Call to Be Held on Friday, May 16, 2008 at 8:00 am (US Eastern Standard Time) / 5:00 am (US Pacific Standard Time) / 8:00 pm (Beijing Time) -- SHANGHAI, China, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant" or the "Company"), on...

2008-05-05 20:14 770

Giant Online Reaches PCU of Over 344,000

SHANGHAI, China, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA) ("Giant" or "the Company"), one of China’s leading online game developers and operators, announced today that peak concurrent users ("PCU") for its newly launched modern military themed online game, G...

2008-05-05 20:00 738

Saxo Bank Moves to Acquire Strategic Holding in Tricom

SYDNEY, Australia, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In a strategic move, Danish investment bank Saxo Bank A/S ("Saxo"), a global leader in on-line trading, has entered a Memorandum of Understanding with Tricom Holdings Limited ("Tricom"), Babcock & Brown and ANZ Group with a view to acquiring a 35...

2008-05-05 07:15 715

Singapore Hosts World's First Fully 3-D Based Film Festival

3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival Inaugural Event Will Commence from November 19 - 23, 2008 LOS ANGELES, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Singapore has been named the host city of the world's first fully 3-D based film and entertainment technology festival taking place November 1...

2008-05-05 08:00 632

NAVTEQ Announces Semifinalists for the 2008 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge(R) - APAC

Grand Prize Winner to be Named at CommunicAsia 2008 in Singapore on June 18 CHICAGO, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, is proud to announce the twelve semifinalists for the Glo...

2008-05-05 20:30 579

Premier Farnell Group Announces Live EDGE 2008, its International $100,000 USD Challenge in Support of Green Design

- Trees Planted World-Wide to Celebrate Launch of This Year’s Challenge Which Includes a Second Category for Students LONDON and CHICAGO, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Premier Farnell plc (LSE: pfl), the leading multi-channel, high service distributor and its companies (Newark, Farne...

2008-05-06 07:00 677

Seventeen International Authors to Visit Palestine - The Palestine Festival of Literature, 7-11 May 2008

The Power of Culture vs The Culture of Power LONDON, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen International Authors to Visit Palestine: Mourid Barghouti, Victoria Brittain, William Dalrymple, Roddy Doyle, Esther Freud, Suheir Hammad, Nathalie Handal, David Hare, Ian Jack, Brigid Keenan, Jamal...

2008-05-06 07:01 671

The Domain Name America.com To Be Auctioned off From May 22 to 29, 2008

NYON, Switzerland, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful domain name on the Internet, America.com, is to be auctioned off through GreatDomains.com and Sedo.com from May 22 to 29, 2008. Major corporations have already expressed interest. The record selling price for a doma...

2008-05-05 10:30 639

Microsoft Withdraws Proposal to Acquire Yahoo!

REDMOND, Wash., May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO). ( Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO ) "We continue to believe that our proposed acquisitio...

2008-05-04 15:04 589

Mobile Banking to Transform Microfinance

CGAP finds market conditions mean benefits for poor still several years away WASHINGTON, May 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the global microfinance body CGAP predicts that, with the right market conditions, mobile banking could reach large numbers of poor people who are outside ...

2008-05-05 09:00 716

Euro RSCG Worldwide Wins Jaguar Digital Business

Fully-Integrated Global Team Expands Relationship with Luxury Automotive Brand NEW YORK, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar today announced it has awarded its global digital business to Euro RSCG Worldwide. Euro RSCG Worldwide will manage the global account from its flagship New York offi...

2008-05-02 11:40 537

ARI Technologies, Inc. Signs Deal With Major U.K. Firm

KENT, Wash., May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ARI Technologies, Inc., a leading waste management technology developer has signed an agreement granting exclusive licensing rights for its patented thermochemical conversion technology to Pectel Group; a leader in the asbestos removal industry in the UK...

2008-05-02 11:32 615

Jadworks Announces IBM Lotus Notes Domino Based Intranet Application For Global Enterprises

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Jadworks announces the general release of its new IBM Lotus Domino based Intranet Application for large enterprises (Jadworks Suite). The Jadworks Suite enables IT departments and end-users to easily build secure intranets and collaborative applicati...

2008-05-05 10:19 647

Lilly Oncology to Unveil More Than 50 Studies at ASCO 2008

ALIMTA Lung Cancer Study Highlighting Key Histology Findings to Be Included in May 15 ASCO Live, Online Presscast INDIANAPOLIS, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company will unveil data from more than 50 studies at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Onco...

2008-05-02 12:12 595

New Report Provides Ranking of the World's Top Emerging Markets for Mobile Services

China passes India in 2007 by adding the most new mobile subscribers in a single year, according to a new, free report from Light Reading NEW YORK, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The world's populous nations are also among the fastest growing mobile markets, producing some 320 millio...

2008-04-30 23:33 595

Anadigics Announces 3G Power Amplifier Designed to Deliver Power Performance Required by EGSM Platforms Throughout Europe

New AWT6224 Dual-Band HELP3 PA Enables UMTS Performance in 900MHz Bands Worldwide; Features Significantly Reduce Current Consumption and Increase Talk Time WARREN, N.J., April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) today announced its new AWT6224 dual-band HELP3(TM) power am...

2008-04-30 22:38 667