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Rediscover the Origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival at Chinatown, Singapore

Rediscover the Origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival at Chinatown, Singapore

SINGAPORE, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) - An annual affair not to be missed, the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival returns this year with a retelling of the most traditional folklore behind the festival to let visitors, and especially our younger generation, to rediscover its origins and history. During the month-long celebrations from 2 to 30 September 2016, locals and [...]

SK Telecom Introduces Artificial Intelligence Service NUGU

SK Telecom Introduces Artificial Intelligence Service NUGU

Seoul, Korea, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) today held a press conference at its Seoul headquarters to introduce NUGU*, an artificial intelligence (A.I.) service based on voice recognition technology. The company has also shared plans to further develop its A.I. platform and services in cooperation with third party developers and customers.  *The [...]

DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-Care

DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-Care

SAN JOSE, CA., Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — DT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced the DT590 series of All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers, integrating small and inexpensive hot-swappable batteries to facilitate mobility for healthcare applications. The unique design of the DT Research Medical-Cart Computers addresses long-standing challenges with [...]

BMO ETF Report: Global Events Promote Growth and Innovation in ETF Industry

BMO ETF Report: Global Events Promote Growth and Innovation in ETF Industry

The Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF industry has surpassed US$123 billion and experienced record net inflows of US$11 billion in the first half of 2016 Growing use of smart beta and fixed income ETFs HONG KONG, CHINA, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has released its semi-annual ETF Outlook Report, which highlights [...]

Sundance Energy Australia Announces Completion of Eagle Ford Asset Acquisition

Sundance Energy Australia Announces Completion of Eagle Ford Asset Acquisition

DENVER, Aug. 01 (Korea Bizwire) – Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Eagle Ford and Greater Anadarko Basin, is pleased to announce that the Company has closed the previously announced acquisition of additional assets in McMullen County, Texas.  The [...]

Record Numbers Attend 27th Hong Kong Book Fair

Record Numbers Attend 27th Hong Kong Book Fair

HONG KONG, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The 27th Hong Kong Book Fair ended today, after drawing record attendance of close to 1.02 million visitors. The week-long literary and cultural extravaganza, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featured an extensive selection of [...]

Separating Signal from Noise in the Emerging Technology Megatrend

Separating Signal from Noise in the Emerging Technology Megatrend

NEW YORK, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – With no shortage of technological breakthroughs affecting businesses today and many more on the horizon, how can C-suites develop effective emerging technology strategies? For its new report, Tech breakthroughs megatrend, PwC evaluated more than 150 technologies globally and developed a methodology for identifying those which are most pertinent [...]

Meed and Cambridge Global Payments Collaborate to Provide Digital Financial Services to Underserved Markets

Meed and Cambridge Global Payments Collaborate to Provide Digital Financial Services to Underserved Markets

The Partnership Aims to Help Provide Socially Conscious Services That Give Back to Emerging Markets SANTA MONICA, CA, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) - Meed, the Santa Monica-based company committed to bringing socially-conscious innovation to the financial sector, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Cambridge Global Payments of Toronto, Canada. Meed and its [...]

JPX Launches Next Generation Technology Suite Powered by Nasdaq

JPX Launches Next Generation Technology Suite Powered by Nasdaq

NEW YORK and TOKYO, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and Nasdaq have officially announced that JPX has gone live with their new next-generation derivatives trading system for the JPX subsidiary, Osaka Exchange. This is a milestone in the relationship between Nasdaq and JPX, who have been working together since 2011. “We [...]

Last Chance for Animals Exposes Severe Cruelty Inside the Slaughterhouses of China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Last Chance for Animals Exposes Severe Cruelty Inside the Slaughterhouses of China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Undercover footage released exclusively today by nonprofit Last Chance For Animals (LCA) exposes the horrific abuse and torture endured by dogs inside slaughterhouses at China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival. LCA is the first organization to document the unsanitary conditions and inhumane treatment of dogs inside Yulin’s slaughterhouses. [...]