HONG KONG - The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-North America conference, including leaders from organisations such as AirWatch by VMware, AT&T, the FCC, Jasper Wireless, Syniverse and ZTE. Mobile 360-North America will take place 22-23 September at the W Atlanta – Midtown in Atlanta and will be co-located with Mobility LIVE! 2014. The GSMA also announced AT&T as the Platinum sponsor for the conference.
DARMSTADT, GERMANY - After two years of intense collaboration with nine other consortium partners Merck, the consortium leader, has successfully completed the Polytos2 project funded with a sum of EUR 4.8 million by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF).
SEOUL, KOREA - POSCO Group has signed an agreement to purchase Tongyang Power while in effect giving up the bid to acquire the Dongbu Incheon Steel plant and Dongbu Power's Dangjin plant. On June 18, POSCO Energy agreed to take over the 100-percent stake in Tongyang Power, the company holding the license to build a thermal power plant in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, at 431.1 billion won.
SEOUL — Some 500 people attended the Ministry of Knowledge Economy’s annual 2011 Korea Technology Award ceremony held on December 8 at the Intercontinental Seoul, including Minister Hong Seok-woo as well as chairman of the Knowledge Economy committee of the National Assembly Kim Young-hwan.
DARMSTADT, GERMANY - The Chairman of the Executive Board of Merck, Karl-Ludwig Kley, and the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, today commissioned a new co-generation plant at Merck headquarters in Darmstadt. With its own energy stations, the company is securing the long-term generation of power, heating and cooling needed to manufacture its pharmaceutical and chemical high-tech products.
KT and Lotte Group said on March 12 that they signed a stock purchase agreement on KT Rental, the rental car unit. Earlier on February 18, KT had selected Lotte Group as the preferred bidder for the KT Rental deal.
SINGAPORE - As banks compete to attract the growing segment of wealthy customers, leaders of Singapore's financial sector are gathering today at the 6th Wee Cho Yaw Singapore-China Finance and Banking Forum to examine solutions that will help address increasing customer demands and expectations of quality service.
SEOUL,KOREA- The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning said on November 4 that it would kick off an "Open Frontier" project by which the ministry nurtures open source software developers by providing them with funds, places to work, and equipment.
Seoul Korea - Samsung Electronics saw its global smartphone sales fall by more than 7 million units in the third quarter of this year, with its global market share estimated to have declined by about 8 percentage points.
PARIS, FRANCE - Bull, a leader in secure mission-critical digital systems, announces today a strategic initiative to provide breakthrough Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Bull intends to become a leading player in this arena. It's leveraging its unique expertise in Cloud (including its certified health data hosting), Big Data and Security.