SYDNEY, 2 Juni /AsiaNet/ —
TAIPEI, Taiwan: At Computex Taipei 2010 Wednesday, Telegent Systems, the
company that makes television mobile, and Innocomm, a Taiwan-based provider of
broadband wireless solutions, announced the introduction of the first 3.5G
touchscreen smartphone based on the Android operating system to incorporate
Telegent mobile TV technology.
LONDON: Mind Candy, developer of the popular children’s online game, Moshi
Monsters, Wednesday announced its first major licensing deal with Penguin Group
to publish a series of books based on the Moshi Monsters property.
DRESDEN, Germany: ATREG, a division of Colliers International, has been
appointed as advisor to market the sale of the advanced 300mm manufacturing
campus of Qimonda in Dresden, Germany.
NEW YORK: Digitas and its brand content unit, The Third Act, Wednesday
announce the keynotes speakers, Arianna Huffington and Martha Stewart,
moderated by Kara Swisher for its upcoming online brand content event and
marketplace, Digital Content NewFront (DCNF).
HORSHAM, Pa.: Liquent, Inc. Wednesday announced that Marlin Equity Partners
has acquired Datafarm, Inc., a leading provider of software and services
solutions designed to support the regulatory business processes of life
TAIPEI, Taiwan: COMPUTEX — RealNetworks, Inc., the digital entertainment
services company, Wednesday announced that RealVideo has been shipped on more
than 600 million mobile and consumer electronic devices worldwide.
LONDON: Cascal N.V. Wednesday announced it has filed a Schedule 14D-9
Solicitation/Recommendation Statement with the Securities and Exchange
Commission in response to an unsolicited tender offer by Sembcorp Utilities PTE
Ltd and Sembcorp Industries to purchase all shares of Cascal N.V. at a purchase
price of $6.75 (or $6.40 , if certain conditions of the Offer are not met) net
per share in cash, without interest, upon theterms and conditions set forth in
the Offer to Purchase dated May 21, 2010.
ZURICH: SVOX, the leading provider of speech solutions, Wednesday announced
that it has entered into a wide-ranging partnership agreement with Cyberon
Corporation, a leading Taiwanese embedded speech firm.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii: The Battleship Missouri Memorial has launched a
Chinese-language version of its “Guide2Go” tour, which uses Apple iPod touch
units — pre-loaded with hours of historical video footage and interviews —
for visitors who wish to explore the 887-foot historic battleship, nicknamed
“Mighty Mo,” at their own pace.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amount of two
securities issues amounting to a total of US$550 million on June 11, 2010 at a
redemption price equal to 100 per cent of the principal amount redeemed plus
TAIPEI, Taiwan: Computex — Marvell, a worldwide leader in integrated
silicon solutions, and Hanwang, the leading eReader solution provider in China,
Tuesday unveiled a new generation of eReaders aimed at higher performance,
greater versatility and true mass market pricing.
BANGKOK, Thailand: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Tuesday advised
travelers that the situation in Thailand has returned to normal. In a
statement, TAT Governor Suraphon Svetasreni said the events of the past few
weeks only took place in a few areas of the country. He said major tourist
destinations outside of Bangkok, and most of the city itself, were not affected.
NEW DELHI: Ruckus Wireless, the smart mobile networking company, Tuesday
announced that Thapar University, a leading engineering and technology
institution in north India, has standardized on next generation Wi-Fi products
and technology from Ruckus Wireless.
HYDERABAD, India: DQE, the animation, gaming, live action entertainment
production and distribution company, Tuesday announced that it has signed a
three year agreement with The Copyright Promotions Licensing Group Limited,
Europe’s leading licensing agency, for licensing and merchandising of ‘The
Jungle Book’, DQE’S high-end 3D animation TV series.
BRISBANE, Australia: A major retrospective exhibition of the House of
Valentino will show exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Brisbane
from August 7 until November 14, 2010.
PORTLAND, Ore.: ESCO Corporation (USA), a leading global provider of wear
parts and attachments for the mining and construction industry, has accelerated
its expansion into Australia with the pending acquisition of the
Service/Engineering and Mining Product divisions of Swift Group.
JAYAPURA, Indonesia: The Lake Sentani Festival (FDS) to be organized by the
Jayapura district administration on 19 – 23 June 2010 will present various of
Papua’s enchanting potentials under the theme “Loving Culture For Our Future.”
SAN JOSE, Calif.: Allied Telesis, Inc., a global provider of secure
IP/Ethernet switching solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of
converged multi-play networks, has been selected by the Italian Air Force, or
Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI), for five multiservice charters, or
contracts, for an integrated networking solution, which includes the Allied
Telesis SwitchBlade x908, AT-x900 advanced layer 3, and AT-x600 gigabit edge
PISCATAWAY, N.J.: In celebration of the 2010 World Environment Day (WED),
and the positive impact global sustainability technologies have made on the
environment, IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association,
initiates a call-to-action: asking citizens of the world to accept the IEEE
Green Your World Challenge.
SYDNEY: Nobel peace laureate Bishop Desmond Tutu has joined an international
human rights campaign condemning Australia’s treatment of a moderate Iranian
cleric facing imminent deportation.
SHANGHAI, China: Alcan (Tianjin) Alloy Products Company, part of Alcan
Engineered Products – a business unit of Rio Tinto – conducted an extensive
educational seminar on their STABILOY brand of aluminum alloy building wire
products at the Beijing Empark Grand Hotel on May 26th.
CANTON, Ohio: Leveraging organic investments sustained during the recession
to expand both its wind power offering andcapacity domestically and
internationally, The Timken Company this week introduced what is for the
company a record number of new product developments for the industry at the
2010 Windpower Conference and Exhibition.
SHANGHAI: The EXPO 2010 in Shanghai witnessed the start of Berlin Days. The
series of Berlin-related events was launched by Berlin Mayor and Senator for
Economics, Technology, and Women’s Affairs Harald Wolf. Until June 5, the
German capital and its be Berlin campaign will present the Berlin Days in
Shanghai and Shenzhen under the motto “The Future is Made in Berlin”.
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