SEOUL, KOREA — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, today announced it will be offering a Premium Suite upgrade for GALAXY Note users worldwide from Q2. It includes extra multimedia features and a range of new S Pen optimized applications in addition to an OS upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.The Premium Suite offers new features and applications exclusive to GALAXY Note and its innovative S Pe
ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, FRANCE- The Optic 2000 group, with more than 1,850 specialty stores for eyewear and hearing devices, has chosen Microsoft Corp.’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, to manage its sales, supply and inventory across its entire network of operations in France. Usability, simple maintenance, functional excellence and ease of upgradi
NEW YORK, USA and LONDON, UK — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new consulting services and software that take the power of predictive analytics to new levels of impact for the highest-priority issues of C-suite decision makers. The new analytic offerings address the emerging opportunities of big data to manage financial operations, decrease fraud and nurture next-generation customer relationships.
TOKYO, JAPAN — Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, announced that it held a line-off ceremony at Subaru's Gunma Main Plant (Ota-city, Gunma Prefecture, Japan) with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) President Akio Toyoda and honored guests in attendance, in commemoration of the production start of the Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86. FHI and TMC first agreed on busines
WATERLOO, ON, CANADA — Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry® Mini Keyboard™, a new accessory for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet.The BlackBerry Mini Keyboard is ultra portable and comes complete with a stylish convertible case that doubles as a stand for the tablet. In addition to a full QWERTY keyboard, it offers an integrated touchpad that allows
SEOUL, KOREA — Ministry of Health and Welfare said that the bankbook for the prevention of the distraint (Happiness Keeper Bankbook) which is currently applied to the basic livelihood allowances will be expanded to the “basic old-age pension,” and “the benefit for the disabled” starting from 22 Mar. (The benefit for the disabled refers to both the pension for the disabled and the allowances for th
SEOUL, KOREA — Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Rim Chae-min) informed that Korea is joining ICGC (International Cancer Genome Consortium) as the fourteenth country. There was an announcement that Korea is joining as a new member” in Canada in the morning of 15 Mar. 2012 (local time) where ICGC headquarters are located. ICGC is the largest and most ambitious research project in the field
2mm-thick tiny gadget that provides convenience for work and playSmartphones are great in that they feature touch screens along with other tiny gadgets. But, many people prefer the use of a Mobile Trackpad (MTP) feature for easier control of gaming, access of documents, etc. In fact, MTP is Barack Obama’s favorite feature of his Blackberry. The MTP works like a mouse-style precision controller.
PLEASANTON, CA, USA — The event will be held March 19-20, 2012 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California, and will bring together top sales leaders to discuss techniques and tools to better align sales execution with corporate strategy. "The Forrester Sales Enablement Forum is a great venue for today's sales leaders to learn about how they can achieve their sales growth targets by investi
SINGAPORE — Apple has again met expectations and upped the ante with the added features in place for the new iPad. The new device is the first Apple product to include 4G LTE Technology. Together with the HD retina display that is four times the number of pixels in the iPad 2 screen, Apple is trying hard to ensure that it remains the dominant market player in the tablet space. Jayesh Easwaramony
Amy was driving home from work. Her daughter, Laci, was in the passenger seat listening to her iPod. Suddenly there was an exploding sound and the car jerked violently forwards into the car in front. She heard her daughter crying. They had been hit by a truck from behind at 80kph. The truck driver told the police he didn’t see them, and that Amy was to blame for her carelessness. Luckily Amy had a
Daily temperature change is still fluctuating, but the day’s sunlight is getting longer and warmer, so spring is definitely getting closer. Although the arrival of spring is near after harsh cold winter, people with allergies, such as eczema, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma and chronic urticaria, suffer even more because of the daily temperature change.Lee Yuna, a housewife from Ilsan, is
Ji-Eun visited the hospital for her regular checkup. She has been having some digestive problems, so she decided to undergo an endoscopy this time around. A few days after the examination, she returned to the hospital to find out that she is in the first stage of gastric cancer. It is a condition that could threaten her life. Ji-Eun undergoes surgery to remove the malignant tumor and after aggress
Imagine winds knocking down power lines in front of the house next door, but you could still comfortably read a book in your living room. How could it be possible? The solution is a breaker that prevents blackouts from spreading to neighboring homes. Without it, the entire region would be left in the dark. The same can be applied to the industrial sector. If there was a power overload at power pla
SEOUL, KOREA — After a flurry of discussions about the future of nuclear power in North Korea, and the legitimate and illegitimate uses of nuclear technologies, dialog on this topic has been frozen for a decade. There are tantalizing suggestions that discussions about nuclear power in North Korea could start again in the future. But the world has changed utterly since then, confronting us with a p
NEW YORK, USA- Today author Matthew Mather announced the release of the Atopia series of novellas, the first to use the Amazon Kindle or other reading device as an augmented reality viewing platform. Using augmented reality markers embedded in the stories, readers are able to view fully 3D images of the world of Atopia "floating" above their Kindle. Everything to experience this effect is availabl
VILNIUS, LITHUANIA- In November 2011 Indian Civil Aviation authorities disclosed a highly disturbing fact – approx. 40 local flight schools were operating with a “blatant disregard” for norms and regulations. Unfortunately, this situation only proves an unsettling trend – the global aviation expansion, burdened by the shortage of highly qualified pilots, has triggered an increase in flight crew me
SEOUL, KOREA – Fourteen of LG Electronics’ (LG) 2012 products were recognized by the red dot design awards for their excellence in the field of design. A panel of 30 independent judges considered over 4,500 products from 1,800 manufacturers and designers in nearly 60 countries. In all, LG took 12 red dot design awards as well as two honorable mentions. LG’s success at the 2012 red dot design
EAST CLEVELAND, OH, USA- GE Lighting Solutions introduces Tetra EdgeStrip and Tetra miniStrip, which are designed to replace T8 fluorescent tubes by offering a number of features that provide superior visual performance in any climate while delivering up to 90 percent energy savings compared to T8 lamps. Both Tetra LED Lighting Systems feature GE’s patented OptiLens™ optical lens technology, w
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA- Ms. Samjeen Yun, Research Analyst, Automotive Practice Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan said that the South Korean telematics market is expected to reach the advanced growth phase from 2012 to 2015. She noted that the commercial vehicle telematics market in South Korea is mainly driven by the aftermarket as original equipment (OE) telematics service is not available currently.