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India a Top Priority for the Chinese Textile Machinery Industry

India is a top priority for Chinese manufacturers of textile machinery. According to an official from the China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA), India remains a priority market owing to its burgeoning textile sector. The official, interacting with media on the sidelines of a road show that was conducted to promote an industry convention IT...
May 5, 2014
 
Mysterious Ahead-of-Time Bloom in Cherry Trees from Space Stun All

Some mysterious cherry trees have blossomed years ahead of their estimated scheduled time of blossom in Japan.  The phenomenon is noteworthy not only for botanists but also for space researchers – the seeds from which these trees have grown have had their share of lifetime in space.  In the year 2008, Japanese sc...
Apr 15, 2014
 
Check Your Babys Genetic Make-Up Even before its Conceived

Parents can now get to see a glimpse of their baby’s physical characteristics and health even before it is conceived – all thanks to a new technology that can produce digital images of embryos by virtually mixing the DNA’s of two people.  This new technology, called Matchright, can help people in screening out spe...
Apr 14, 2014
 
Easter Trends for 2014 Released by the National Confectioners Association

With Easter just around the corner, get set to indulge your sweet tooth to the maximum. The Easter bunny brings with him a whole load of goodies and this also translates into a high-sales period for confectioners all across the world.  In view of this, the National Confectioner’s Association has released a report that offers ...
Apr 10, 2014
 
Study Establishes Green Tea Boosts Cognitive Function

Researchers have found evidence through a new study that drinking green tea boosts cognitive functions among humans in general, and working memory in general. In the new study, researchers working with Professor Christoph Beglinger at the University Hospital of Basel and with Professor Stefan Borgwardt at the Psychiatric University Clin...
Apr 7, 2014
 
Exxon Says Climate Change Risk will Pose no Significant Risk to its Assets

Exxon Mobil Corp., the largest oil company to be publically traded stated on Monday that it expected climate change risks to have a minimum impact on its reserves of oil and gas. This was because these resources would be required to meet the demand for energy; a demand that is only expected to grow in the years to come.  The company was...
Apr 2, 2014
 
Heidi Heitkamps Bill on Clean Coal Received Mixed Reactions From the Industry Representatives

The U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s bill in clean coal technology fails to get the support of a key industry trade group. However, she managed to get only tepid support from the group which she used as a back drop to announce it in public.  According to a white paper regarding the legislation posted on the North Dakota Democrat&rs...
Apr 2, 2014
 
West Michigan Students Compete in a Manufacturing Activity Involving Video Challenging

West Michigan students are all set to compete in a video challenge that highlights the potential of manufacturing industry. These are the high school students from Forest Hills, Rockford, Careerline Tech and Kenowa Hills that are receiving their first-hand look inside the happenings of manufacturing industry. This is apparently taking place thr...
Mar 28, 2014
 
Opportunities for Machine Manufacturers Abound in Chinas Booming Natural Gas Industry

The burgeoning natural gas industry in China, coupled with tightening regulations for environment protection have collectively created a number of opportunities for global manufacturers of machinery. Many of these players in the machinery manufacturing sector are looking for new avenues to mitigate the damages caused by an economic slowdown ...
Mar 27, 2014
 
Indian Market for Baby Products Set to Witness Boom

India’s baby products market has been witnessing a compounded annual growth rate of 17% since 2010. Now, this figure is expected to scale higher with market analysts expecting the baby products market in India to grow at a higher CAGR in the years to come. Much of this growth will likely come from the entry of foreign brands that are set ...
Mar 24, 2014
 
Rate in Recall of Medical Devices Increased Sharply in a Decade

A recent study has shown that the rate of recall of medical devices, things that are expected to have zero errors for obvious reasons, have increased to almost double of their rate of recall in the decade from 2003 to 2012. The report was published by the Food and Drug Administration bureau of the U.S.  Recall of a product refers t...
Mar 21, 2014
 
Chicago has its own Space for Clean Technology Company Collaboration Opened by Coalition and Energy Foundry

According to the Vice President of Energy Foundry,Jeremy Adelmen, “Clean tech” company is one that utilizes technology in order to achieve lower environmental impact and higher energy efficiency. Today, there are about 15 co-working companies based in Chicago and across from Chicago’s Millennium Park the new co-working...
Mar 19, 2014
 
Oil Deals Surging Again with Multimillion Dollar Deals

Merger and acquisition activity in the oil segment seems to have picked up again after a recent lull. Among the most notable financings and acquisitions is the announcement by Whitecap Resources Inc to buy Imperial Oil Ltd’s gas properties and Western Canadian oil. The former is spending as much as USD 855 million to see these deals throu...
Mar 18, 2014
 
World Bank Officials Discuss Educational Sector Challenges in Arab States

Officials from the World Bank recently held a roundtable discussion to dwell on the challenges that face the education sector in Arab countries, and to find ways to bring about an education reform here. The media roundtable also shared a governance report that focused on ways to deliver social services. The regional research by the World Bank w...
Mar 13, 2014
 
FDA Allows Marketing of a First-of-its Kind Device To Stop Migraines

The Food and Drug Administration of America has today allowed marketing of the first medical device that can act as a preventive measure against migraine headaches.  Cefaly, as it is named, is a plastic headband like device that can be directly worn right on the centre of forehead with its self adhesive electrode. After connecting ...
Mar 12, 2014
 
U.S.-Based Chemical Co. FMC Corp to Split Business into Two Companies

FMC Corp, the American chemical manufacturing company has said that it plans to split its business into two separate companies. While one company would comprise its minerals business, the other would focus on its health, agriculture, and nutrition businesses.  This caused an 8% spike in the shares of FMC, taking them to a value of ...
Mar 11, 2014
 
Office Supplies Giant Staples to Shutter 225 Stores

Staples, a global leader in office supplies has recorded a higher volume of sales through its online stores. In view of these changing dynamics, the company plans to shut as many as 225 stores by the end of 2015 in North America. With this, the company projects that it will be able to cut costs to the tune of USD 500 million annually.  ...
Mar 10, 2014
 
A Bockfest to Showcase 12 traditional Varieties of Bock in Downtown, Madison

For lager and bock fans, there’s a new reason to rejoice this winter. The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co, a Madison-based brewing company is all set to tap 12 different varieties of bock, along with two other German beers, in a Bockfest at its Downtown outlet this Saturday.  The Bockfest will be a ticketed, unlimited samplin...
Mar 5, 2014
 
Apple-run cars - New Launch in Mobile Devices

Technology giants brace up to launch in-car operating system with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, and Volvo. Earlier, only mobile phones had revolutionized and personalized communication equipment, however now even cars do. Apple in that context wants to change the way we drive the entire industry of communications.  The technology giant i...
Mar 4, 2014
 
MIT Researchers Discover Sapwood can Filter 99% E.coli from Water

A team of mechanical engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a novel way to filter drinking water using sapwood taken from a tree branch. The study found that it was possible to filter up to 99% of E.coli from water that can be used for drinking. If developed and implemented practically, this method could prove...
Feb 28, 2014
 
Global Firms Looking to Enter Chinas Electric Cars Market

      Chinese companies and other global players are showing an increasing interest in fulfilling China’s electric vehicle ambitions. China has not been too successful thus far in promoting electric cars to the fullest and realizing the full potential of this market.  But this could soon change with two Chi...
Feb 27, 2014
 
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook plans to 'connect the world'

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking giant – Facebook set his mission to connect the world together. He spoke at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain where he told the entire world his plans to bring Internet access and company’s social network together on a single platform.  Face...
Feb 25, 2014
 
China to Renew Assistance for Small Cultural Businesses

China’s minister of culture Cai Wu has said that the country stands committed to investing in and encouraging the growth of smaller companies that operate within China’s cultural sector. As part of these encouraging initiatives, the ministry would draft policies that are especially aimed at creating a favorable business pla...
Feb 25, 2014
 
Honda Cars India Launches its second Production Facility in Rajasthan's Alwar District

In a bid to stay on track to achieving its target of selling at least 3 lakh cars in the Indian market by the year 2016-17, Honda cars announced the inauguration of its second manufacturing unit in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. The setting up of this new manufacturing facility will help Honda double its production capacity and bring down the...
Feb 24, 2014
 
Microsoft Considers Cheaper Mobile Phones to Achieve Global Internet Growth

As the new CEO of Microsoft Corp Satya Nadella takes charge of the reins, he is accelerating the company’s push into the mobile software arena. To achieve this, the company is forging a partnership with various hardware and software manufacturers as well as Qualcomm in a bid to develop phones with a lighter price tag targeted especially a...
Feb 24, 2014
 
Marks & Spencer Targets Online Growth via Its Food Stores

Marks and Spencer, the largest clothing retailer in Britain is positive about the role that its growing food store network will play in boosting online sales of its home wares and apparel. The retailer, headquartered in London, has observed that delivery to those stores where customers order online and pick up those items the following day has ...
Feb 20, 2014
 
Company Behind Candy Crush Seeks IPO to Cash In on Popularity

Candy Crush is the most popular mobile game in recent public memory, and it has captivated the attention of millions of players worldwide. The company launched the puzzled game in April 2012, and since then it has witnessed users playing the game and striving to achieve best scores and comparing them on online media from people the world over. ...
Feb 19, 2014
 
Coca-Cola Registers 8.5% Decline in Profits, Attributes it to Weak Overseas Sales

Obesity is taking its toll, and consumers are making a notable change in the beverages they consume. These changes are reflecting on the sales of cola giant Coca-Cola, with the company recording an 8% slide in its fourth quarter profits. Analysts said that these lower figures could be a result of consumers being wary of consuming soda. ...
Feb 19, 2014
 
U.S. FDA to Conduct Quality Awareness Workshops for Indian Pharma Companies

In the wake of the recent discussions pertaining to the Toansa unit of Ranbaxy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been prompted to conduct awareness workshops across various locations in India. These workshops are being conducted with the aim of spreading awareness pertaining to the quality benchmarks required in the U.S. market, among ...
Feb 17, 2014
 
Wellington Airport Proposed up in the Northern Hills

According to Greater Wellington Regional Council chairwoman Fran Wilde, a proposal has been undertaken to relocate the Wellington Airport to the hills of the North of Newlands. Even Richard Burrell, the property investor of Wellington airport believes that the site/farmlands of North of Newlands make a better site for Wellington Airport.  ...
Feb 10, 2014
 
Darpa Studying Brain Implants to Reverse Combat Memory Loss

The American defense sector is currently studying the development of probes that can be implanted with a view to reversing memory loss resulting from brain injury. The project that is still in its early stages has been initiated with the goal of treating over 280,000 troops that have been afflicted by brain injuries since the year 2000....
Feb 7, 2014
 
Great Barrier Reef Is At A Major Risk From Its Coal Development Plan

Many environmentalists in Australia angrily reacted to the decision of the dredged sediments dumped near the Great Barrier Reef. Conservationists stressed on the fact that the dumping activities could damage the overall site’s fragile ecosystem, risking and poisoning all the marine and coral life in danger. This project i...
Feb 3, 2014
 
Foreign Investment in India Since 2000 is USD 307 Billion

According to the Indian Commerce and Industry Ministry, the country has received foreign investments to the tune of USD 306.88 billion. These investments have been a result of liberalization measures that were implemented to open up the Indian economy over two decades ago. Investments have been seen in various sectors including but not limited ...
Jan 31, 2014
 
Agusta Westland Bags Two Contracts Worth USD 1.24 Billion from Britain's Ministry of Defense

Finmeccanica’s helicopter unit AgustaWestland has announced that it has bagged two prestigious contracts from the Ministry of Defense in Britain. The Italian defense company said that the contracts, together, are estimated to be around USD1.24 billion.    Among these, one contract pertains to converting for maritime ...
Jan 29, 2014
 
China Eastern Airlines Signs MoU with Disney Destinations International

  A memorandum of understanding between Disney Destinations International and China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd was signed on Friday to promote the business of these entities in China's burgeoning tourism market.   As part of this newly signed memorandum of understanding, the focus will remain on three key areas. These include:...
Jan 28, 2014
 
No New Business in Store for Semiconductor Industry: Says Panasonic

Responding to the media reports, the massive Japanese consumer electronics corporation Panasonic Corp. announced that it has not decided or planned anything new for the semiconductor business even though it has a few of its plans lying in the pipeline, and even though it has been studying various plans for the strategy of its future business.&n...
Jan 27, 2014
 
FICCI Recommends Textile Industry Boost

FICCI has requested certain textile industry and labor reforms to stay under the lowest slab of the GST in the quest to boost the country’s clothing and textile industry. This way, India’s share will rise amongst the world exports.  All these recommendations have been proposed to the National Manufacturing Competitivene...
Jan 16, 2014
 
Semiconductor Industry witnesses Shift in Capacity Equipment and Spending Trends, Says SEMI

According to SEMI, the trend in spending more money to upgrade the already existing facilities and electronic equipment is higher than the trend of investing in new additions. The new additions occur at a slower pace.  Today, spending trends in the semiconductor industry has changed. Earlier, in 2009, the capacity of expansion corr...
Jan 15, 2014
 
Pioneers renewal of contract with Ecopetrol - Colombias largest oil company

  The San Antonio-based Pioneer Energy Services has renewed its contract with the Columbian oil company called Ecopetrol for its drilling activities. The renewal of the contract is for all the eight of the drilling rigs in South America.     According to the drilling-services company, Pioneer was previously in charge of ...
Jan 14, 2014
 
Seagram Coolers and Ciders Signs Sponsorship Agreement With the Tiger-Cats

The Brick Brewing Co. Limited globally announced about their exciting new sponsorship bond between their brand Seagram and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club. This sponsorship has allowed the Seagram to take rights in the spirit-based cider and cooler category for the next three years. It would be mostly available at the private boxes, conce...
Jan 13, 2014
 
Housewares Event claims sold-out status

The owner and operator of the International Housewares Association reported that the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show was completely sold out in less than 10 weeks before the actual opening day of the show. The show is expected to begin on March 15 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, and close on March 18 at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.  Howeve...
Jan 9, 2014
 
CAG Convinces HC to Audit Accounts of Private Telecom Companies

The Delhi High Court has given an official permission to the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) to audit the accounts of all private telecom companies.  CAG takes pride in receiving this nod from the HC as its most crucial assignment to audit power distribution companies from the famous Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government. &nbs...
Jan 7, 2014
 
UCLA Researchers Demonstrate Light-Emitting Polymers that stretch out like Rubber

Today, stretchable electronic is an upcoming and the most emerging course of modern electronic materials. As its name suggests, stretchable electronics can bend and stretch in any form, and can be used in a wide range of electronic applications such as smart skins, wearable electronics, and biomedical devices that function with the movement of ...
Jan 3, 2014
 
Perth-Based Aurora Plans 47% Production Lift in US Shale

In an effort to realize a 47% spike in the output from its US shale assets, Aurora Oil and Gas has announced a commitment of up to USD 495 million in 2014. The company that features on Australia’s list of top 100 is looking to aggressively draw better production from its American assets.  Aurora Oil and Gas has forecast t...
Jan 3, 2014
 
Spanish Textile Industry Price Rises 0.8% in November 13

November 2013, recorded a 0.8 percent rise in the Industrial Price Index (IPRI) for the Spanish textiles. This was recorded according to the data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The IRPI that was registered in the month of November is little higher than the IPRI recorded in October, 2013.   According to the dat...
Jan 2, 2014
 
Indian Airports Take on Solar Energy Plants

India has announced that airports in the country will be increasingly looking to solar power. The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) last week announced about its set up of the 2.14 MW solar power plant in the country. Similarly, the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) also talked about its 1 MW plant in the south.  Nonethe...
Dec 28, 2013
 
Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Repair Dead Heart Muscle and Reverse Damage

The medical fraternity has thus far considered the regeneration of dead heart muscle an impossible feat. However, this view could soon change with a new breakthrough in stem cell therapy that holds the potential to regenerate dead muscles of the heart. This therapy from Los Angeles-based biotech company Capricor is currently being tested at Scr...
Dec 27, 2013
 
Age Reversal Chemical Developed by Team of American & Australian Scientists

A team of scientists that had been conducting animal trials of a new age-reversing chemical compound has had a breakthrough with positive results emerging from the tests. The scientists-from Australia and America-are positive about the potency of this drug, and are now preparing for human trials of the chemical compound.  The drug ...
Dec 26, 2013
 
Coty Inc Signs JV with Two UAE-Based Companies to Expand Footprint in the Region

Coty Inc., a U.S.-based cosmetics and personal care brand has decided to expand its foot print in the Middle East. Toward this end, the company has formed a joint venture called Coty Distribution Emirates in partnership with two UAE-based distributors of luxury goods. The partnership will see Coty forming a strategic alliance with Chalhoub Grou...
Dec 24, 2013
 
Consideration Towards a Water-based Chemicals Industry

The human activity makes a huge impact on the environment. The chemicals industry in particular is singled out for being associated with generation of large quantities of toxic waste products and high energy consumption.    Therefore, as the chemical production continues to grow in the industry, both the economic and environmental ...
Dec 23, 2013
 
Indians prefer holidaying abroad in the season of Christmas: IBM Study

According to the analysis by IT major IBM, Indian consumers keenly prefer to spend their leisure holidays abroad this Christmas season. The analysis was majorly conducted on to consumer interests and enthusiasts for spending their pleasure holidays abroad.  According to the IBM analysis report, the travel and hospitality sectors were tr...
Dec 20, 2013
 
LightPath Technologies Inc. announced its second high volume manufacturing facility in China.

LightPath Technologies Inc., - a global manufacturer, integrator, and distributor of proprietary optical components announced LightPath Optical Instrumentation (Zhenjiang) Co. Ltd., (LOIZ) its second operating entity in China.  LOIZ is a newly-owned and formed subsidiary situated in Zhenjiang, found in the Jiangsu province of China.&nbs...
Dec 19, 2013
 
Cocoa Prices Could Skyrocket in 2014 on Supply Deficit

The demand for confectionaries and cocoa products might be witnessing a surge in view of the festive season; but the good tidings might just end with the festivities. Rabobank, a Dutch financial services and analytics firm has forecast that 2014 will see the third consecutive deficit in cocoa production causing prices to spike. The analysis ...
Dec 17, 2013
 
China Imposes Biggest Ever Ban on Shellfish from the U.S. West Coast

In a move that will prove to be a major blow to the United States’ Northwest industry, China has put a stop to the import of shellfish from the west coast. This unprecedented decision will heavily affect the $ 270 million industry in the Northwest. China said that its government inspectors detected higher than acceptable levels of arse...
Dec 17, 2013
 
Anti-riot, Cyber, Special Forces emerging as niche fields in the markets of Turkey

Turkey’s local defense companies are on the brink of witnessing a near-boom in peculiar and specialized industries in the near-future. Hurriyetdailynews reported that Turkey and its foreign partners may expand in cyber technologies, anti-riot equipment, and a variety of defense gears and mechanisms for the country’s industrial force...
Dec 16, 2013
 
U.N. Study Estimates that we Dumped 53.9 Million Tons of E-Waste Last Year

Electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is creating one of the biggest pollution hazards globally. These fears reflect in a study carried out by the United Nations (UN) where it states that approximately 53.9 million tons of e-waste was generated worldwide last year. This mass dumping of e-waste is likely to have grave implications on the env...
Dec 16, 2013
 
The Boom in Energy Industry

Fortunately, a cool temperament was maintained within the Congress of Nevada that helped the working families to save and come to a sane understanding in terms of utility bills. Otherwise, today, the families would have been levied with excessive payments and much higher prices at the pump and on their house utility bills.  It is due to...
Dec 12, 2013
 
Accelrys Acquisition on Qumas - a US$50m Firm of Compliance and Quality Management

The famous and leading cork cloud-based quality management software firm Qumas has been taken over by Accelrys Inc. This is a deal valued at US$50m. Accelrys and its wide range of customers will benefit from this acquisition due to the scientific innovation development which includes improving the quality management, compliance effectiv...
Dec 11, 2013
 
Experts Recommendations to Curb Cancer

Many new recommendations and strategies are devised in the concern of the rising threat of cancer. According to these recommendations, the key factors that lead to cancer include tobacco consumption. Tobacco disease or cancer standalone causes 40 percent of all types of cancer such as oesophagus, larynx, lung, throat, mouth, bladder, kidney, st...
Dec 6, 2013
 
Chief of Wipro, Aziz Premji may buy an additional 5% Stake in JM Financial

The new buzz word in the market talks about Aziz Premji – the billionaire of the multinational company Wipro who plans on buying additional 5% stake in the company. As JM Financial waits for the RBI view on the bank license, along with Premji, former Citibank chief Vikram Pandit is also one of the key investor in this banking pursuit.&nbs...
Dec 5, 2013
 
Nomura Holdings to Offer Salary Hikes to 4k Domestic Employees

With the Japanese Prime Minister urging companies to help the government combat the current deflation that is plaguing the economy, Japan’s leading brokerage firm Nomura Holdings Inc. has announced a salary raise for approximately 4,000 domestic staff members. The appeal for remedying deflation and sustaining economic recovery was recentl...
Nov 29, 2013
 
Costa Ricas Dos Pinos Cooperative to Export 100 Dairy Product Containers A Month to China by 2014

Costa Rica's Dos Pinos cooperative is all set to export as many as 100 containers of dairy products a month to China by 2014. This is being considered as one of the biggest export opportunities for the country, after it successfully reached compliance of sanitary protocols that are mandatory for export to China. In its capacity as the country's...
Nov 28, 2013
 
Siemens industry automation selected Atmel Corp’s maXTouch controller for Simatic

The Atmel Corp announced that Siemens industry automation selected its maXTouch controller to power the touchscreen for Siemens’ model Simatic industrial flat panel.  Atmel’s maXTouch model called as mXT1664S meets every stringent industrial requirement. These controllers deliver high touch performance even in the most drast...
Nov 28, 2013
 
Weatherford to Pay $253 million to U.S. Govt. For Flouting Sanctions

Oil and gas service firm Weatherford International has been fined over $253 million to the U.S. government towards the settlement of various charges that include breaking government sanctions against Syria and Iran and offering junkets and free holidays to business partners and their relatives. Weatherford was indicted for selling gas a...
Nov 27, 2013
 
Alchemy Systems Launches New Courses for Frozen and Vegetarian Food Companies

Alchemy Systems - the universal leader of creative and innovative technologies and services released a new house of courses especially for frozen and vegetarian food products. The Workplace Safety and Food Safety prospectus exhibits the market-specific needs and requirements distinct to different companies dealing with frozen foods and vegetari...
Nov 26, 2013
 
Rutherford Cancer Genetics Receives a Patent for Kidney Cancer Diagnosis

Rutherford-based Cancer Genetics Inc. grants a patent for the kidney cancer diagnosis. This is known to be the sixth leading type of cancer found among men in the United States. The acclaimed patent covers a host of Cancer Genetics probes that employ patent methods to test, detect, and/or differentiate several forms of kidney cancer. Th...
Nov 25, 2013
 
U.S. Job Openings Reached Five-Year Peak in September 2013

These reports could bring about some much-needed good news to the U.S. jobs market ahead of the impending festive season. According to data furnished by the Labor Department in Washington, job openings in the United States reached a five-year peak in September 2013. This aspect also indicates that employers had confidence in demand even in the ...
Nov 25, 2013
 
Legal industry makes an economic impact on Philadelphia

Several leaders belonging to the law firms have long disputed about the fact that the legal industry has an unsung economic impact on Philadelphia. However, now they have good proof and back up data to claim that fact.  According to a report commissioned by the Philadelphia Bar Association, the document concludes everything related to t...
Nov 21, 2013
 
Agricultural growers still persist for industry-owned research techniques

The Queensland Government proposal for an industry-owned company to control the grains research and continue the lobbying among the growers stirs up on one of the grains industry forums in Toowoomba.  However, agriculture minister John McVeigh's rejected the proposal put forth by the Grains Research Foundation (GRF) regarding the format...
Nov 19, 2013
 
Slower growth phase for China's plastics processors

China 's plastics processing industry experienced a slow growth of about 5% in the initial nine months of the year due to the rising costs and economic challenges in the country. This slow growth impelled the country 's biggest plastics association to make a powerful call for leading companies to adapt to new and innovative technology.  ...
Nov 14, 2013
 
Japan is all set to build nuclear power plants in Iran

Koichi Mizushima, Japanese Foreign Ministry's Deputy Director General for Press and Public Diplomacy is ready to cooperate and build nuclear power plants in Iran, the Islamic Republic. Mizushima the accomplice of Fumio Kishida, Japanese foreign minister expressed these remarks in his official visit to Tehran on Sunday.    Depend...
Nov 11, 2013
 
Tangerine Digital Entertainment launches customized digital marketing services to help travel industry

Tangerine Digital Entertainment, a digital content management company has recently launched customized digital marketing services to assist several travel companies in enhancing their wide customer engagement across different digital platforms. The company is willing to offer many travel companies in India a broad range of online content market...
Nov 6, 2013
 
Massive corporations like Microsoft invest in Renewable Energy sources

Microsoft is hardly the former corporation to invest in the renewable sources of energy. However, Microsoft joins the growing ranks of firms such as Google, Ikea, and Walmart which have perpetually been investing in the renewable energy.   Microsoft announced on Monday that it will house one of its ongoing data centers with large sca...
Nov 6, 2013
 
Bosch`s Prediction for Industry of Steel says Confectioners will move to Stainless Steel Equipment in a span of five years

In the next five years, the confectionery industry will shift from aluminum surfaces on packaging and processing equipment to stainless steel equipment. According to Bosch, this change is in order to raise the sanitation standards in the industry.    Eric Aasen, the product manager of Bosch believes that change is happening and ...
Oct 31, 2013
 
Global Investors Look for Shares as Lloyds Bank Kicks-off Reporting Season

All eyes are on the Lloyds Banking Group as it initiates the third-quarter reporting season for the United Kingdom’s five huge listed banks.     Since the economy has shown good signs to continue its recovery across the country, this particular progress has set to boost every bank’s domestic profit to an extent. Howe...
Oct 28, 2013
 
Sensex dips 137 points in an early trade today

A standard index of Indian equities markets recorded a dip of 0.66 percent or 136.96 points down in an early trade on Wednesday. Major sectors like technology, IT, entertainment (TECK), and entertainment experienced the selling pressure, while the metal sector mainly witnessed a marginal good buying activity.  The Sensex 30 Index share ...
Oct 24, 2013
 
China`s Billionaire Count Stands at 168 According to Forbes China Rich List 2013

The 2013 edition of Forbes China Rich List proves yet again that China’s billionaire club is expanding every year. The list, published on October 17, 2013, identifies 168 billionaires in China – the highest number recorded in the country till date. In 2012, Forbes had identified a record 113 billionaires – a figure that has be...
Oct 17, 2013
 
German Specialty Chemicals Manufacturer Lanxess to Cut 1,000 Jobs by 2015 End

German specialty chemicals manufacturer Lanxess will further intensify its cost-cutting drive by axing 1,000 jobs by 2015 end. The company is taking these measures in a bid to counter the falling demand for its products and the resultant revenue loss. This, coupled with other cost-cutting measures is expected to help the company save 100 millio...
Sep 19, 2013
 
Fiat to Introduce Five New Car Models Over Next Two Years

Italian automobile manufacturer Fiat hopes to regain its profitable position in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market by producing five new brand models over a period of two years. Fiat's EMEA region group head Alfredo Altavilla stated this in an interview published in Corriere della Serra. This fortune-changing lineup will l...
Sep 18, 2013
 
By 2014, Canada's Unemployment Rate will be Higher than the United States

The rate of unemployment in Canada is projected to be higher than that of the United States in 2014, a Bloomberg News survey states. The average rate of unemployment in Canada will be around 7% by 2014 whereas that of the US economy will be 6.9%. As governments and manufacturers continue to lay off personnel to cut costs, Canada's employment...
Sep 13, 2013
 
Hewlett-Packard to Modernize and Manage Mission Critical Systems at the US Defense Manpower Data Center

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Enterprise Services has been awarded a $56 million task order for a period of three years by the US Department of Defense's (DoD) Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). The scope of this contract includes modernization, management and support to the DMDC's four Personnel Security and Assurance Systems as well as assisting in ...
Sep 6, 2013
 
Canadian Regulatory Nod to Glencore for the Sale of its Viterra Farm Outlets to Agrium

The deal that was poised to make Agrium Inc the dominant farm retailer in Canada is almost nearly sealed with a go-ahead from Canada's Competition Bureau. The acquisition will see Glencore Xstrata PLC sell multiple Viterra farm retail stores to Agrium, a leading Canadian fertilizer company. Agrium the largest seller of fertilizer, seeds and ...
Sep 6, 2013
 
Alibaba Group Set to be the Leading E-Commerce Provider Globally

Alibaba group, the e-commerce giant from China, is set to surge past U.S behemoths e-bay and Amazon by 2012.  In the last year, gross merchandise value (GMV) of Taobao.com, transaction based website was similar to the joint GMV of e-bay and Amazon.  Taobao.com is the most profitable business group among Amazon’s seven bu...
Sep 20, 2012
 
China Volkswagen to Recall and Repair Santana Models for Free

The Volkswagen AG’s joint venture with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp., Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Ltd. has decided to recall approximately 7,550 units of manual series sedan models of Santana 1.8L that were manufactured from March 1 to August 28 this year. The news was officially confirmed by AQSIQ (Administration of Quality Super...
Sep 18, 2012
 
Airtel Kenya and GSMA Partner to Provide Agricultural Community Service through Mobile

Airtel Africa and GSM Association (GSMA) are working together to start a project for providing agricultural information to farmers through mobile phones. Airtel Africa announced that the company is working with GSMA to initiate the project for providing relevant and reliable information to farmers through mobile phones. Airtel believed ...
Sep 13, 2012
 
Koreans Semiconductor Industries Leaping Ahead of the Japanese

With the advent of semiconductor technology, Japanese people engaged themselves passionately in the production of semiconductor devices thus acquiring majority of the market share until now. But the current scenarios in Korea are showing outputs which are quite optimized with effective management of the energy resources. The recent technical ad...
Sep 11, 2012
 
Rising Importance of LNG Challenges Gas Monopolistic Market

The Monopolists in the Oil and Gas power manufacturing are facing challenges from the advanced developments and increased usage of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). With new discoveries in the Middle East and Europe LNG is one of the fastest growing fuels in the market. Findings in Australia and Europe concludes that LNG is about to replace ...
Aug 27, 2012
 
Energy Markets Witnessing Faltering Growth

Crude oil prices remains down since the commencement of worldwide economic recession. The slower rate of recovery is resulting in the suppressed demand for petroleum products. Iran being the dominant supplier of petroleum products, and ongoing concerns over geopolitical pressures with Iran has encouraged some countries to release their strategi...
Aug 27, 2012
 
A New Development - “Synthesizing Nanocrystals for Harvesting Solar Energy”

The light absorbing materials available today are not durable and this is one the major factor, why solar energy was not widely accepted in the global market. These light absorbing solar materials used to harvest solar energy have a disadvantage of degrading or overheating over time. Their characteristics of degradation and overheating are the ...
Aug 27, 2012
 
US and Australian Navy Works Together to Search for Alternative Fuels

The US and the Australian Navy joined forces to look out for the alternative fuel sources. In order to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels, the US Navy recently signed an agreement with Australian Navy to search for alternative fuels in order to fulfill the increasing energy demands of their countries.  Ray Gigg, Vice Admiral, AO...
Aug 27, 2012
 
Ghana is Planning LPG and Electricity Supply to Benin

John Dramani, the President of Ghana, announced on Thursday that they are working on a project that would retool the energy sector of their country. According to this new project the country will supply substantial electricity and liquefied gas to Benin. The Interior and Home Security Minister, Mr. Benoit Comlan Degla, called President Mahama a...
Aug 27, 2012
 
ISSAC Approaches Gulf; Energy Markets Hold Steady Showing Mild Variations

Tropical storm, Issac, with wind speeds exceeding 60 miles is on its way to Cuba, and is expected to turn in to a hurricane as it touches United States Gulf of Mexico. It is expected to threaten oil and gas explorations in the area, and as precautions, operators drilling in the area are shutting down the plants. Despite the luring danger of dro...
Aug 27, 2012
 
Tax Policy for Wind Energy to Drive Economy

The current ongoing year has seen U.S. wind energy industry achieving milestones one by one. The recent achievement was in the current month, when American wind energy reached a total installed capacity of 50 GW (Giga Watts) for electricity generation through wind energy. Prior to this, earlier this year, another milestone was achieved when ind...
Aug 27, 2012


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