SYDNEY, 9 Juni /AsiaNet/ —
GREENWICH: Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that it
has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of FreightLink Pty Ltd, Asia
Pacific Transport Pty Ltd and related corporate entities (together FreightLink)
for A$334 million (US$277.2 million at current exchange rates), plus the
assumption of debt with a carrying value of A$1.7 million (US$ 1.4 million).
TAIPEI: Steve Guggenheimer, corporate vice president of the Original
Equipment Manufacturer Division at Microsoft Corp., announced the official
opening of the Microsoft Software and Services Excellence Center (SSEC).
RAYONG: Leading automotive supplier Visteon Corporation recently launched an
instrument cluster tailored for two-wheelers on Honda’s new scooter model, PCX,
CAMBRIDGE: mimio, a provider of intuitive, interactive teaching technologies
that enable educators to simply teach, has named Laurence Huntley as the
company’s General Manager, effective June 1, 2010.
SAN FRANCISCO: Mazik Media, publisher of Future Fab International, the
seminal journal for the semiconductor industry, announced today the launch and
first issue of Future Photovoltaics, a free digital technical journal
connecting members of the photovoltaics manufacturing community with thelatest
research and development coming out of universities, consortia and
manufacturing research groups.
LONDON: When it comes to the World Cup 2010, Brazil is by far the favourite
team of digitally-savvy soccer fans around the world, according to a new study.
SAN DIEGO: Six months after the release of an upgraded web application,
Cherple(R) remains the front runner in the PC-to-Cell SMS market.
NORTHBROOK: Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), a global leader in safety
testing and certification, announced today that it has acquired RFI Global
Services Ltd, a leading provider of testing, approval and consultancy services
to the global technology market, including data security, cellular, wireless
and smart card technologies.
TORONTO and SAN JOSE: Platform Computing (http:/www.platform.com/), the
leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, announces that its CEO
Songnian Zhou will speak at the Global ICT Summit in Tokyo, Japan on Monday,
June 14, 2010.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fannie Mae will redeem the principal amount of US$1.211
billion of four securities issues on June 18, 2010 at a redemption price equal
to 100 per cent of the principal amount redeemed plus accrued interest.
SEOUL: The Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced that Seoul will
receive the United Nations Public Service Awards in a ceremony for the 2010
UNPS Day in Barcelona, Spain, on June 23 for its two programs — “Women
Friendly City Project” and “Hope-Plus Account.”
BOISE and SYDNEY: InvolveMobile, the leading mobile marketing company, is
equipping small and medium business owners with essential mobile marketing know
how with the release of a comprehensive mobile marketing How to Guide.
BEIJING: Beijing Perfect World Network Technology Co., Ltd. (“PW Network” or
“the Company”), a leading online game developer and operator in China, held a
preannouncement press conference in Beijing on June 3 for “Xiao Ao Jiang Hu”
(adapted from the martial-arts novel of the same name written by Louis Cha),
the Company’s new 3D online game.
TOKYO: NTT Communications (NTT Com), Infinera Japan and Ixia Communications
K.K. jointly announced on June 8 that they will provide a 100 Gbps Ethernet
transmission network for practical operation, the world’s first, during the
Interop Tokyo 2010 trade show at the Makuhari Messe exhibition complex near
Tokyo from June 9 to 11.
CHICAGO: New data show that first-line treatment with Tarceva(R)(erlotinib)
delivered exceptional survival benefits in patients with advanced lung
adenocarcinoma (a form of non small cell lung cancer) with epidermal growth
factor receptor (EGFR) activating mutations.
SINAPORE: An annual study commissioned by Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises,
predicts the number of companies that outsource their IT infrastructure will
increase globally from 17 percent today to 64 percent in 2020.
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