Mountain view, C.A - Couchbase, the fastest-growing provider of enterprise-class NoSQL databases and technologies, is pleased to announce that software industry veteran Doug Laird has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer. Laird will lead global marketing, responsible for extending Couchbase's early success and establishing the company as the market leader for enterprise-grade NoSQL.
SEOUL, KOREA – Cloud Expo Korea 2013, designed to explore desirable future directions for cloud computing, opened at BEXCO in Busan on Thursday. The 3-day event is comprised of 24 presentations and 306 exhibition booths.
SEOUL, KOREA- SK E&S Co., Korea's leading retail gas company, said on September 9 that it had signed a deal to import shale gas from the United States. The Korean company agreed on the same day with Freeport LNG Development, the U.S. company operating an LNG receiving and regasification terminal in Freeport, Texas, to use the latter's liquefaction facility for shale gas.
BEIJING, CHINA - Beijing Hyundai Motor, a 50:50 joint-venture between Beijing Automotive Group and Hyundai Motor, will accelerate its pace of car assembly. Kim Tae-yun, Beijing Hyundai Motor vice president in charge of production, said, "We will add a production line capable of producing 150,000 cars a year at Beijing No. 3 plant and thereby produce a total of 1.05 million cars a year."
HONGKONG - Following extensive research, the GSMA today called for governments and regulators to reassess their approach to Universal Service Fund (USF) levies. In a new report issued today, the GSMA concludes that most funds are not succeeding in delivering their stated goal of widening access to telecommunication services and that alternative market-based solutions are more effective.
SINGAPORE - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced exclusive availability of 25 resistor lab kits based on a prime selection of TE Connectivity's fixed resistor series.
SEOUL, KOREA - Korea's gross domestic products growth rate last year is estimated to rank ninth out of ten Asian economies. Korea's growth forecast for the new year is also at the bottom of the pack, raising the fears that it may be falling behind the high-growth Asian emerging economies.
SEOUL, KOREA - This year’s anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes at a time when the comprehensive development renaissance, based on the foundation laid by the Founder His Majesty King Abdulaziz Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud, continues apace.
SEOUL, KOREA - The share price of S-Oil Corp. is showing strength on the news of investment by Saudi Arabia's Aramco. Already a 35-percent holder of the oil company, Aramco will try to become the 100-percent owner of the company by taking over shares hitherto held by second-largest shareholder Hanjin Shipping.
SEOUL, KOREA – Armed with creativity and technology, products developed by venture firms and SMEs caught the eyes of visitors to World IT (WIS) 2013, which was flamboyantly decked with products developed by large companies.
Freebee Solution’s Ponbob, a movable smartphone charger developed for stores, drew great attention
SEOUL, KOREA – LG Electronics said Thursday it will release the Optimus G Pro in Japan this week via Japan’s largest mobile operator NTT DoCoMo. This is the Optimus G Pro’s first overseas launch. In February, LG Electronics rolled out the 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro, a follow-up to its flagship smartphone Optimus G, through Korea’s three mobile operators.
SEOUL, KOREA - The average sales revenue per convenience store is on the decline. According to the Korean National Statistical Office on May 27, convenience store sales rose to 10,234.8 billion won last year from 5,514.9 billion won in 2008, up 85.6 percent in four years.
The recent rumors about Apple’s next generation iPhone launch in Korea were found to be true. On Jan. 13, Lee Suk-chae, the CEO of KT, responded to questions about the introduction of 4G iPhone at the social venture business meeting held in Renaissance Hotel. According to Lee, the new iPhone will be released as early as June. The testing model is expected to be available in May.
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