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CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) - To combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chinese government imposed an unprecedented and controversial lockdown on Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, starting on the morning of January 23, and then in other Hubei cities several days later. Under the order issued by the government, all public transport, [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Purchase Restrictions Ineffective in Cooling Real Estate Markets in China

CUHK Business School Research Finds Purchase Restrictions Ineffective in Cooling Real Estate Markets in China

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Real estate is a key driver of the Chinese economy, and a popular choice of investment among the country’s consumers. The huge demand for real estate has contributed to a consistent rise in property prices in China in recent years. The latest National Bureau of Statistics data shows [...]

Study: Operator-Sponsored RCS Will Win Consumer Hearts and Brand Budgets

Study: Operator-Sponsored RCS Will Win Consumer Hearts and Brand Budgets

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The United States is a market primed for operator-sponsored, brand- targeted advanced messaging based on Rich Communications Services (RCS), according to focus group conversations conducted by Synchronoss (NASDAQ: SNCR). After bringing together dozens of U.S. consumers of all ages to discuss their mobile messaging habits, Synchronoss is able to [...]

Asia Pacific Sourcing Slowed in Q4 by China, HK Uncertainty

Asia Pacific Sourcing Slowed in Q4 by China, HK Uncertainty

SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Asia Pacific outsourcing market, buffeted by uncertainty over China trade and civil unrest in Hong Kong, slowed in the fourth quarter, although cloud-based solutions helped buoy results, according to the latest state-of-the-industry report from Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. [...]

Top Trends Driving Technology Innovation Investments in 2020 Revealed by Virtusa

Top Trends Driving Technology Innovation Investments in 2020 Revealed by Virtusa

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today announced the findings of detailed research identifying trends that will drive emerging technology investments in 2020. The third annual Virtusa xLabs’ Trend Almanac details the top [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

HONG KONG, CHINA, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) - There is little doubt that the liberalisation of stock markets in emerging markets has been a positive force in the world economic order. One previous study has found that stock market liberalisation leads to a 1 percent increase in a country’s annual real GDP growth. Closer to home, economic [...]

A Higher Percentage of Companies Say They’ve Been Targeted by Nation-State Hackers, Radware Survey Finds

A Higher Percentage of Companies Say They’ve Been Targeted by Nation-State Hackers, Radware Survey Finds

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released its 2019-2020 Global Application & Network Security Report. The report found that more than one in four respondents attribute attacks against their organization to cyberwarfare or nation-state activity. In 2018, 19% of organizations believed they [...]

Digital Health Study: Estonia Overtakes Denmark as European eHealth Champion

Digital Health Study: Estonia Overtakes Denmark as European eHealth Champion

BERLIN, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Cybersecurity, interoperability, and patient empowerment are major concerns in the European healthcare industry, according to the latest “Annual European eHealth Survey 2019” which surveyed over 500 professionals in the field. The study, which was conducted by HIMSS in cooperation with the management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, also finds [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Cultural Differences in Recognising Collective Emotion

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Cultural Differences in Recognising Collective Emotion

HONG KONG, CHINA, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) - To be a leader requires many skills, including the ability to read and assess the emotional reactions of subordinates quickly and accurately. This skill, also known as emotional aperture, is an important leadership skill that allows leaders to interpret group reactions of organizational events. “Emotional aperture ability provides a [...]

Fraser Institute News Release: China Ranks 126th Out of 162 in New Human Freedom Index; Hong Kong Ranks 3rd

Fraser Institute News Release: China Ranks 126th Out of 162 in New Human Freedom Index; Hong Kong Ranks 3rd

TORONTO, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — China continues to languish near the bottom of the latest Human Freedom Index, released today by the Fraser Institute and a network of international public policy think-tanks. And Hong Kong, which was the world’s freest jurisdiction as recently as 2013, has fallen to 3rd this year behind New Zealand (1st) and [...]