Mainland China

Texas Instruments Expands Worldwide Leadership University Program to China

Inviting Three Universities to Join the Elite Program SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced the expansion of its commitment to technology innovation in China, by inviting three universities in China -- Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiaot...

2007-11-01 13:40 871

Resend: ImLive.com Is Celebrating its 10 Millionth Member this Weekend

NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- What do we know about the forces of our times? Bill Gates believes that five years from now, people will have abandoned traditional television for the flexibility and convenience of online programming. Arthur Sulzberger, the owner of the New Yo...

2007-11-01 09:30 932

Thomson Scientific Launches 'Confessions ... of a User' Campaign Asking 'Are You the New Face of Research?'

Video Component Enables Users to Upload Video Confessions/ Testimonials for Inclusion on newfaceofresearch.com for Peer-to-Peer Viewing PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of info...

2007-11-01 12:01 679

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results: Robust Increase in Baseband Shipments Drove Strong Revenue Growth

Third Quarter 2007 Financial Summary: -- Total revenue increased 20% sequentially and 44% year-over-year to US$38.6 million. Baseband revenue grew 25% sequentially and 118% year-over-year. -- Gross margin increased to 45.6% in 3Q07 from 43.2% in 3Q06 and 45.5% ...

2007-11-01 04:05 677

EMC Announces Plans to Double Investment in China

Commits to Invest US$1 Billion Over Five Years; Opens Second China R&D Center in Beijing BEIJING, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the second phase of its significant investment in the ...

2007-11-01 12:01 1736

GSMA Announces Asia Awards Nominees

- Winners to be announced at the Mobile Asia Congress in Macau LONDON, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for mobile operators, has today announced a shortlist of 25 nominees for its inaugural Asia Mobile Awards 2007, plus eight finalists in...

2007-11-01 08:37 704

American Standard Companies Announces Completion of Sale of Bath and Kitchen Business to Bain Capital

American Standard Companies Board Authorizes Share Repurchase PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- American Standard Companies Inc. (NYSE: ASD) today announced completion of the sale of its global Bath and Kitchen products business to funds advised by Bain Capital Partners, LLC, a ...

2007-11-01 00:29 890

Breaking News About Treatment of World’s Leading Cause of Adult Blindness to be Published Next Week

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- First study to investigate the protective effect of a lipid-lowering agent on diabetic eye disease to be published on-line in Lancet, Tuesday, 6th November 2007 Diabetic eye disease (called diabetic retinopathy) is the leading cause of vi...

2007-11-01 08:40 1037

AerCap Holdings N.V. Issues Updated Conference Call Information for Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on November 8, 2007

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) today issued updated dialing and pass code information regarding the conference call to be held on November 8, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. EST to discuss the company’s third-quarter 2007 financial results. ...

2007-11-01 00:00 855

Global Sources Launches New Service Enabling Suppliers to Pre-Qualify Buyers Based on Product Import Data

HONG KONG, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To help exporters reduce risk when dealing with overseas buyers, Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) is offering its advertisers import activity reports on specific buyers. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708071747.jpg ) Provided ...

2007-10-31 17:42 921

Garmin Reports Record Third Quarter, Raises Guidance; Announces Management Appointment; Announces Intention to Make Offer to Purchase all the Outstanding Shares of Tele Atlas N.V.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) today announced a record quarter ended September 29, 2007. Third Quarter 2007 Financial highlights: -- Total revenue of $729 million, up 79% from $408 million in third quarter 2006 -- Autom...

2007-10-31 16:24 547

Garmin Ltd. Intends to Make a Cash Offer for Tele Atlas N.V.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire / -- Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) announced today that it notified the supervisory and managing boards (collectively the "Boards") of Tele Atlas N.V. ("Tele Atlas" or "the Company") today of its intention to make a public offer for all the outstanding...

2007-10-31 16:20 472

CNinsure Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNinsure Inc. (Nasdaq: CISG), a leading independent insurance agency and brokerage company operating in China, today announced that its initial public offering of 11,762,413 American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), each representing 20 ordin...

2007-10-31 11:05 723

Thomson Scientific Partners With Australia's Department of Education, Science and Training as Primary Data Supplier

Citation Data Will be Used by Australian Government to Determine Funds Allocation and Measure the Quality of Research SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to ...

2007-10-31 12:00 685

2007 Luminous Award Winners Highlight Ovarian Cancer Treatment and the Importance of Early Detection

German and British reporters named winners of annual Luminous Award INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- One woman's courageous battle to find the best treatment to fight her ovarian cancer is the subject of the winning entry in the 2007 Luminous Award. Launched by Eli Lilly and Co...

2007-10-31 20:00 700

ImLive.com Is Celebrating its 10 Millionth Member this Weekend

NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- What do we know about the forces of our times? Bill Gates believes that five years from now, people will have abandoned traditional television for the flexibility and convenience of online programming. Arthur Sulzberger, the owner of the New Y...

2007-10-31 09:30 1368

3 Austria Launches Mobile Internet Using Novarra's Vision(TM) Mobile Web Platform

Service live on 30 handsets in five weeks SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Novarra, the leading provider of next-generation mobile internet platforms and services, today announces that 3 Austria has launched its innovative high speed mobile internet service, 'MoreWWW' powered by ...

2007-10-31 06:07 796

Novarra Drives Mobile Internet Penetration With Two New Services for 3 Italia

Planet 3 portal seamlessly extended, building on 12 months of successful customer adoption CHICAGO, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Novarra, the leading provider of next-generation mobile internet platforms and services, today announces that 3 Italia has launched two new services using...

2007-11-05 20:46 635

NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge(R) Launches in Asia-Pacific Region

Premier LBS Event Extends to Asia-Pacific with Prize Pool Worth $3 Million USD CHICAGO, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions (LBS), announced that the NAVTEQ Global LBS Chall...

2007-11-01 20:00 567

Berlin Partner Organizes China Trip for Berlin Economics Senator Harald Wolf

- Good Perspectives for Sino-Berlin Business Relations BERLIN, Nov. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Berlin Mayor and Senator for Economics, Technology, and Women's Affairs Harald Wolf will be visiting Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Beijing November 7-12, where he'll be meeting and holding talks with polit...

2007-11-05 16:00 831