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Anuradha Shukla

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India's Look East Policy Gets Boost

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Indian PM Manmohan Singh’s four day visit to Seoul - the South Korean capital, which began on March 25, is set to play a vital role in India’s ‘look east’ policy. Till date, India has been too busy taking stock of Pakistan, China, and occasionally Japan, thus not giving adequate attention to South Korea. However, with a GDP of US $ 1.2 trillion (as in 2011), South Korea has emerged as the world’s 15th largest economy, which has made it important for India to acknowledge the nation.

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Philippine Government Broadband Project Attempts Comeback

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Philippines is all set to get a new Government Broadband Network (GBN) provided if all goes well with a project proposal to be headed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario Montejo.

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The State of Local Asian Publishers in the Digital Age

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Publishing in Asian countries is often as old as their cultures. Beginning with religious content publications, publication became a mainstream industry in the middle ages with sizeable literary works. With the mechanization of the publishing industry in the modern era, and now today in the digital age, publishers in the region are again at a crossroads to choose their way forward.

Vietnam Mobile Phone Industry Rolls in Good Times Despite Inflation

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

After the internet, mobile technology likely has the fastest technology adoption rate. A recent research study by leading analysts Gfk Asia supported this fact. The market research giant’s report showed a surprising growth in the mobile industry in Vietnam, despite the rising inflation there. Though there was a drastic cut in spending, even on food, the mobile industry surprisingly showed a continued to growth of 27 percent in unit sales and 21 percent value gain in both feature phones as well as smartphones.

Indonesia’s Thousand Island Underwater Cable Project Nearing Completion

Monday, November 14th, 2011

The Thousand Islands regency under the Jakarta Provincial Government has been a major tourist destination for the region, attracting anywhere between 15,000 to 20,000 local and international tourists every day. The group of islands is divided into the northern and the southern parts, but only the southern area currently enjoys electricity supplied via underwater cables.

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New Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for China’s High-Speed Rail System

Friday, November 11th, 2011

China’s high-speed rail system was originally publicized as the next-level domestic land-based transport system, touted to be even better than the Japanese model, which would provide more convenient, systemic, and reliable means of commuting for the masses. No less than United States President Barack Obama looked to the Chinese system as a model for America’s own rail system upgrade.

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Commercial-Sized Wave Energy Platform Developing in Australia

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

The volatile status of the traditional fossil fuel market, aggravated by fluctuating global prices, has been prompting world economies to pursue a renewable means of producing power to become more energy independent. Understandably, these economies would seek to develop potential renewable energy resources that are abundant in their own geographic regions – such as harnessing the power of the wind, the sun, and the sea.

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Augmented Reality Technology Development in Korea

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

It is practically a normal human behavior for someone to sometimes want to escape the reality they are in and see things that are actually not there or do things that normally they could not. Such are the allures of modern technology, which has advanced tremendously in recent years to the point where it can now actually blur the lines between what’s real and not in someone’s perception.

Transparent Loudspeakers Developed by Korean Researchers

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Graphene is a revolutionary new material that is making quite a buzz in the technological world due to the immense possibilities the material can do for the entire technology field. Several studies in developing the material for various industrial and commercial applications is currently underway and one such research involves the use of graphene in creating transparent loudspeakers – using an ordinary inkjet printer to transfer the material onto a sheet of plastic.

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Is China Engaging the US in a High-Tech Arms Race?

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Last year, the United States completed delivery of a US$6.4 billion arms package to Taiwan, including ballistic missile defense systems, utility helicopters, and mine sweeping ships. This sealed the completion of the security cooperation agenda between the two countries.

Super-Fast 4G Wireless Service Launching in South Korea

Monday, October 10th, 2011

The tablet PC market is currently at 13 million in the worldwide market and this is expected to jump significantly to 30 million units next year. According to recent surveys conducted by Ovum and Telecom Asia, tablet devices was identified by respondents as driving 25 percent of the mobile broadband market, next only to smartphones which came in first at a high 50 percent. This is just a clear indication of how popular smartphones and tablets devices are in today’s modern society.

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Fastest Wireless Transmission Circuit Technology Developing in Japan

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Imagine wireless data streaming to your laptop at speeds faster that what your current wired local area networks are capable of. That would be a real treat, as you would be able to enjoy hours of streaming high-definition video via your WiFi connection at a quality you'd never experienced before. Again, imagine having that kind of speed, which people are now calling Wireless Gibabit (WiGig), directly on your mobile devices.

Trends and Popularity of Web-connected Devices in Asia

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The future of mobile Internet will be in Asia – this according to the latest statistics compiled by several market analysts, all of which see enormous potential for mobile web in developing Asian countries. For these developing nations, most of which are faced with low PC penetration to a rapidly growing population, the mobile web is the most affordable as well as the most accessible doorway to the Internet.

Qcept Technologies Establishes Korea Subsidiary

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Qcept Technologies has established a subsidiary in Korea to strengthen the company's ability to provide local applications and field service support for its growing installed base of ChemetriQ non-visual defect (NVD) inspection systems.

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China to Overtake US in Gaming Market

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The video game industry is definitely a lucrative market and earns massive revenues each year.

To put this into perspective, its US$77 billion revenue in 2009 rivaled that of Hollywood, which was valued at $85 billion. This revenue total includes gaming consoles, PC game applications and online games. The United States has dominated this industry for several years, but according to industry experts, this hold on the top spot will soon be relinquished – to China.

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Mobile Marketing Trends in Asia

Monday, June 27th, 2011

During the past decade, the world has witnessed the tremendous popularity growth and influence of the Internet and other technological innovations such as mobile multimedia devices like smartphones, tablets and other similar high tech gadgets.

Their impact is felt across several industries and in various regions across the globe. This has resulted in a shift in marketing strategies with brands, products and services moving away from the costly but less effective traditional media to the new and highly interactive mobile marketing channels. There are now more than 4 billion users of mobile phones and other similar Internet-ready mobile devices worldwide. Research indicates that 90 percent of these mobile users readily accept and read SMS messages and other mobile alerts, making mobile marketing a very cost-effective way of reaching out and interacting with potential customers. In many parts of Europe and Asia, companies have started to adapt mobile marketing with SMS advertising as its most popular and responsive branch, with millions of advertisements sent every day.

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It’s Boom Time for China’s e-Commerce Industry

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

One of the major industries in China that has experienced tremendous growth in recent years is the e-commerce arena, evolving from its early infancy stage to a more mature and stable industry that will have a significant impact in the country’s economy in the near future.

2010 was a significant year for China’s e-commerce sector, which saw several changes emerging in this industry that will push further development in the coming years.

Advantech Renews Deal with Satellite Communication Provider in China

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Advantech Wireless has successfully renewed its supply contract with one of China’s largest satellite communication providers. Operating in all 26 provinces in China and offering telecommunication and broadcast services, this provider supplies communication capabilities in industries including entertainment, hospitality, internet and cellular backhaul.

GL Communications Enhances T1 E1 Analyzer Software

Friday, June 10th, 2011

GL Communications, a supplier of test, monitoring, and analysis equipment for TDM, Wireless, IP and VoIP networks, has unveiled T1 E1 Analyzer Software Version 6.07. With this announcement the company is continuing to provide a comprehensive analysis and emulation capability of products available in the market.

Powering China with the Power of Wind

Friday, June 10th, 2011

One of the most promising renewable energy resources that virtually has enormously unlimited potential is wind power.

Just like solar power, wind energy is virtually inexhaustible and its generation leaves minimal carbon emissions, making it a safe and clean alternative energy resource for power generation.

In European countries such as Germany, Spain, France and Denmark, support for wind energy development was unwavering, with governments supporting these developments with heavy subsidies. Now, wind power in Europe has matured to the point where it is economically viable, having become much more competitive with conventional power generation technologies.

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