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Alpha Peak Set to Capture Explosive Growth in Chinese Domestic Tourism Market with Qualifying Transaction

9 Jul

On June 26, 2015, Alpha Peak Leisure Inc. announced the completion of its qualifying transaction via amalgamation and concurrent financing. As a result of the completed transaction, Alpha Peak’s shares resumed trading on July 2, 2015, and closed its first day of trading up 16.67%, with a market capitalization of CAD$135 million. (more…)

Cogobuy Announces to Resume Share Repurchase Program

9 Jul

Cogobuy Group (“Cogobuy” or the “Company”, stock code: 400.HK), the largest e-commerce services platform for the enterprise procurement of electronics manufacturing industry in China, today announced that its board of directors has resumed the repurchase program (the “Repurchase”) to repurchase Cogobuy’s issued and outstanding shares. (more…)

EV Group Ramps Nanoimprint Lithography into High-volume Manufacturing with HERCULES NIL Track System

8 Jul

EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today unveiled the HERCULES NIL—a fully integrated track system that combines cleaning, resist coating and baking pre-processing steps with EVG’s proprietary SmartNIL large-area nanoimprint lithography (NIL) process in a single platform. (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide Device Shipments to Grow 1.5 Percent, to Reach 2.5 Billion Units in 2015

8 Jul

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5 percent increase from 2014 and down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.8 percent growth, according to Gartner, Inc. (see Table 1).  (more…)

Polaroid Flips the Switch on Pre-Orders for the Next Generation Polaroid Cube

7 Jul

Hot on the heels of its debut at CE Week 2015, Polaroid’s next generation lifestyle action camera, the new Wi-Fi-enabled Polaroid Cube+, is available for pre-orders at (more…)

Toshiba Develops Two New Process Technologies for Microcontrollers and Wireless Communication ICs

6 Jul

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has developed a flash memory embedded process based on 65nm logic process that uses less power than current mainstream technology, and a single-poly non-volatile memory (NVM) process based on 130nm logic and analog power process. (more…)

Panasonic to Open ‘Wonder Life-BOX’ with Future Lifestyles in Tokyo

6 Jul

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasonic Corporation will open a showcase that presents future lifestyles for 2020 and beyond at the Panasonic Center Tokyo, the company’s global communications hub for linking Panasonic and its customers. Called the Wonder Life-BOX, the new exhibition will be open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and Japanese holidays beginning Saturday, July 11, 2015. (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 5.5 Percent in 2015

1 Jul

Analysts to Discuss Latest IT Spending Outlook During Gartner Webinar on July 14

Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.5 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent decline from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Analysts attribute the decline to the rising U.S. dollar. In constant-currency terms, the market is projected to grow 2.5 percent. In Gartner’s previous forecast in April, it had forecast IT spending to decline 1.3 percent in U.S. dollars and grow 3.1 percent in constant currency. (more…)

New Product Launches, Attendees from 40+ Countries, 53 Conference Sessions Highlight Inaugural CES Asia

26 Jun

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The inaugural CES AsiaTM served as a launch pad for an impressive array of innovations introduced by more than 200 exhibitors from 16 countries, cementing CES Asia as center stage for global businesses to showcase the latest products, services and technologies designed specifically for the Asian marketplace. Co-produced by CEA and INTEX, CES Asia 2015 ran May 25-27, 2015, in Shanghai, China, and drew more than 20,000 attendees from more than 40 countries. (more…)

ICE Clear Singapore Announces First Three Clearing Members

26 Jun

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced that KGI Ong Capital Pte. Ltd., Phillip Futures Pte Ltd and UOB Bullion and Futures Limited (UOBBF) have been approved as the first three clearing members for ICE Clear Singapore. ICE Futures Singapore and ICE Clear Singapore have received all regulatory approvals from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). (more…)