Mainland China

Four Points by Sheraton Appointed Operations Center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning, announced that the hotel was officially appointed as the operations center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai. On August 16, 2007, Mr. Lee Todd, Chief of World Games and C...

2007-09-12 09:00 1226

New Generic Top-Level Domains Another Step Closer

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are a step closer with two important developments at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). First, ICANN's Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council approved...

2007-09-12 17:21 612

HP Canada Recognizes Achievo as Qualified Provider of Specialized Technical Services

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Achievo(R) Corporation, the leading global software and information technology outsourcing provider with a local front-end and China back-end service model, today announced that its Achievo Canada division has been recognized as a qualified soft...

2007-09-12 09:00 621

Community Protest Closes Port of Seattle

SEATTLE, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 demonstrators shut down a major terminal at the Port of Seattle today to protest alleged U.S. labor law violations by Seattle-based National Frozen Foods Corporation (NFFC). The protest, led by Washington State Jobs with Justice, took...

2007-09-13 19:44 496

WISeKey Selected by the WEF as One of the 100 Global Growth Companies

- Note: Photo can be downloaded on: http://www.presseportal.ch/fr/pm/100006027 DALIAN, China, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Revealing a bold new initiative of the World Economic Forum Community, comprised of the 1,000 foremost global enterprises, Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman...

2007-09-13 08:00 537

IntexyS Introduces Ultra-Small Surface Mount Optical Devices for High Performance, Intra-System Data Communications

Miniature Modules Deliver Highest Bandwidth Per Cm-2 for On-Board and Free Space Connectivity in Next Generation Systems TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IntexyS Photonics SA, a leader of integrated optical modules for high performance data equipment and systems, introduc...

2007-09-13 01:00 623

Tong Yang Systems Signs Software Distribution Agreement With CSC

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC), a leading global information technology (IT) services firm, announced today that Tong Yang Systems (TYS), a leading Korean IT services firm specializing in the financial services sector, has signed a...

2007-09-11 14:19 715

IHG Academy Now in Four Cities Across China

Two New Hospitality Education and Training Centres in Jinan and Shunde Complement Existing Centres in Shanghai and Chongqing JINAN, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, today launched the IHG Academ...

2007-09-11 11:09 969

World Suicide Prevention Day

GENEVA, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The focus of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is on suicide prevention from youth to old age. This theme has been adopted to emphasize that people of all ages commit suicide and that actions to prevent suicide included in national responses should m...

2007-09-11 10:06 574

TIBCO Affirms Commitment to Driving Innovation and Growth in China With Strategic Initiatives

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- TIBCO Software Inc. (Nasdaq: TIBX) today announced several projects intended to help foster innovation and growth in Beijing and across Greater China. TIBCO reinforces its commitment to the region with the launch of a China Development Center as...

2007-09-11 16:52 798

ANADIGICS Ships 802.11n Power Amplifiers to NXP Semiconductor for WLAN Module Solution

ANADIGICS Supplies AWL6951 Dual-Band PA to NXP for Broadband Home Connectivity Market WARREN, N.J., Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), announced today that the company is shipping production volumes of its AWL6951 Wireless LAN(WLAN) power amplifier(PA) module in...

2007-09-11 20:30 708

U.S. National Academy of Sciences Joins Academies Worldwide to Address Global Drinking Water Crisis

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Global Health and Education Foundation are joining with science, engineering, and medical academies worldwide to take action on the drinking water crisis facing many countries by launching "Safe ...

2007-09-11 04:00 898

Using the Television to Wash Your Clothes?

GENEVA, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The washing machine and the refrigerator are going to start "talking" to the television thanks to a new standard about to be published by the Geneva-based IEC. This new ability to network traditional household appliances with personal computers and audio-v...

2007-09-13 08:00 708

Thomson Scientific Announces BONDplus for Biological Researchers

Life Science Platform Delivers Real Time, Comprehensive and Seamless Public and Proprietary Biological Sequence, Interaction and Patent Information PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading pro...

2007-09-11 07:12 665

Itausa And Itau Holding Are Selected To Compose 2007/2008 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI)

Itau Holding is Selected to Integrate DJSI for the 8th Consecutive Year (Since the Index was Created), While Itausa Will be Part of DJS Index for the 4th Time in Eight Editions SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Itausa - Investimentos Itau S.A. and Banco Itau Holding Finan...

2007-09-11 04:49 733

British Toy Store Opening Marks First Entry Of Foreign Retailers In Beijing Toy Market

BEIJING, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Learn 'n Play, a British toy retailer, announces that it will open a store in downtown Xuanwumen district, which will mark the first entry by a large foreign toy retailer into the capital's toy retail market. The Chinese toy retail market is goi...

2007-09-11 08:00 496

Stora Enso Launches New Group Organisation to Improve Long-term Profitability

Company Will Account for an Impairment Charge of About EUR 1 300 Million in Third Quarter of 2007 HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Stora Enso is reorganising its operations from the current four divisions into eight separate business areas: Fine Paper, Merchants, Consumer ...

2007-09-10 19:55 791

New Low-Cost DaVinci(TM) Processor Spurs Growth for Portable, HD Video Applications

Sub-$10 Processor Combined with Complete Digital Video Evaluation Module Saves OEMs Months of Development Time HOUSTON, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -– Driving the market growth for next-generation, portable, high-definition (HD) video products, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: ...

2007-09-10 15:35 714

AU Optronics Announces the Grand Opening of New Manufacturing Plant in Xiamen, China

Move Enhances Services and Responsiveness for Mainland China Customers HSINCHU, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced the grand opening of its Xiamen manufacturing facility, the second China production base that manufactures small- med...

2007-09-10 13:22 902

U.S. Army Buys IDM-304 from Symetrics

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Symetrics Industries, LLC announced today an award from the U.S. Army for approximately 300 Improved Data Modems (IDM) for installation on Army aircraft. The contract value will be between $7 and $8 million, once final negotiations are completed....

2007-09-10 21:00 681