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Now, software that will provide 'world-class' security to small businesses

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Now, a software will provide world-class protection to businesses with fewer than 25 employees, without the need for specialist IT skills, making it easier to focus valuable resources on running and developing the business while keeping operations, customer's and employee's data secure.


Front row seats of a different kind: Abacus integrates City Discovery

Monday, April 27th, 2015


“All our ground products have been independently reviewed by travellers of varied tastes and so we know we can cater to the range of demand Abacus can channel from all around the region,” added Wladimir Guez, City Discovery Co-Founder and Vice President. “This is a huge opportunity for City Discovery and we look forward to fulfilling every reservation made through Abacus Content Plus.”Abacus travel agents can sell City Discovery products independently, or tie them into a custom itineraryas part of a complete personalized package, with flights, accommodation, car rental, transfers and more. Easy to align and track, Abacus Content Plus automatically creates a consolidated super-PNR. In beta testing now, Abacus Content Plus will be free to use as one of the 60 downloadable Abacus Red Apps that integrate with leading B2B workflow solution, Abacus WorkSpace.

Origin of Water Ice on Moon Revealed

Monday, October 15th, 2012

A team of researchers has concluded that the most likely source of the water locked inside soils on the moon's surface is the constant stream of charged particles from the sun known as the solar wind.In 2009, NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing satellite, known as LCROSS, slammed into a permanently shadowed lunar crater and ejected a plume of material that was surp

Taiwan Opts for LED Streetlamps to Lower Carbon Footprint

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Traditional street lighting in Taiwan is soon to get better lighting technology with the introduction of smart Light Emitting Diode (LED) streetlamps. These lights are known to be more electricity-efficient, have longer life-cycles, costeffectiveness, and better performance ratings in comparison to the typical mercury vapor streetlamps and sodium pressurized lamps. Over and above these factors, LED streetlamps are likely to save the Taiwanese government substantial maintenance and replacement costs as well.

Thailand Adopts ‘Project Homecoming’ to Recycle Ink And Tone Cartridges

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Ink Cartridge Satogeaeri (or Project Homecoming) is the first ever unique joint initiative of leading brands – Epson, Brother, Canon, HP, Dell and Lexmark – of printers to recycle ink-and-tone cartridges. This project, launched in Japan in 2008, is to be adopted in Thailand later this year.

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Singapore gets a Green Skyscraper

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

With the world threatened by extreme climatic changes due to green house emissions, one pressing challenge that is posed to modern architects is to build homes or offices which are eco friendly and sustainable in nature, despite having all the modern amenities and facilities available at the user’s disposal.

Chinese Air Purifier Market Growing

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Ms. Shieh, an architect based in Bejing, is considering buying an air purifier for her house. An American-born Chinese, Ms. Shieh came to China a couple of years back to follow her job. Before the move, she was concerned about different food and a language barrier, since her Chinese wasn’t fluent enough. But she didn’t pay much attention to poor air quality.

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Emerging Nuclear Medicine Technologies in South Korea

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicine in which radioisotopes are administered for the diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in various disorders of the human body. In nuclear medicine, clinical information is derived from observing the distribution of a pharmaceutical administered to the patient. By incorporating a radionuclide into the pharmaceutical, measurements can be made of the distribution of this radiopharmaceutical by noting the amount of radioactivity present.

Japan Tests Nuclear Plant Under Watchful IAEA

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Japan, the world leader in nuclear power generation, lacks natural resources required to sustain itself, especially in terms of power generation. Japan was once totally dependent on oil imports for its energy sources. In order to reduce its import bill and to attain stability in terms of power generation, Japan started to employ nuclear power for its electric power needs. The 1974 world oil shock also contributed to this policy change.

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Cambodia Divided over Medicines – Traditional over Modern?

Friday, April 13th, 2012

There has been a lot of progress in the healthcare sector in terms of advanced medicines and technology, but for Cambodians there remains a dilemma – to approach traditional practitioners or modern professional doctors. One of the main reasons for this dilemma is that the younger generation is more inclined towards the modern medicines while the older generations still have faith in traditional ways of curing.

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India Poised to Redraw Healthcare Service Sector

Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Union health care minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has announced policy changes in the health care and medical institutions sector, indicating reforms are taking place from grass root levels to primary and urban healthcare systems.

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India’s First Affordable Tablet Finally Makes its Debut

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

India’s very own lowcost tablet (perhaps a challenge to Nicholas Negroponte’s $100 laptop) is the result of a technical collaboration between India’s leading scientific and technology institutes – IIT and IISc, Bangalore.

Priced at Rs.1,500 (US$35) this will be the world’s lowest-priced tablet, and it is expected to be available to every Indian student in schools and colleges.

Time is Running Out

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Unless solutions are found soon, in just 30 years from now, the world will not only have to cope with a climate change crisis that causes an overwhelming number of weather-related disasters, it must also face massive shortages in energy, food and water. That was the message of a talk given by Sir John Beddington, the British government’s chief scientific advisor, in October in Seoul at the Joint Conference on Climate Change and Green Growth, hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute, the German and British embassies in South Korea, and the Delegation of the Eu

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New Medical Welding Technology Introduced to Chinese Hospitals

Monday, December 26th, 2011

The Guangzhou General Research Institute for Industrial Technology (GGRIIT) has forged an agreement with Ukrainianbased NASU Institute to bring ‘tissue welding on human’ technology to hospitals across China.

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The Indian Grand Prix

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

The excitement was palpable when it was announced that India will host its first Formula 1 Grand Prix on October 30, 2011. For car racing aficionados this decision by the World Motor Sport Council was ‘manna from the skies’ as the addition of the Indian GP to the F1 calendar will make 2011 a 20-race season for the first time.

Inkjet Printing Method for Thin Film Transistors Developed in Japan

Monday, December 12th, 2011

In a recent Nature publication, Japanese researchers from The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba, have described an innovative technique they have been working on – printing thin film transistors with InkJet technology. This research has lead to a completely new product that works on flexible substrates. Typically, printers with large-footprints use silicon-based products. This increases the costs of production.

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A Chinese Space Station by 2020: Heavenly Palace

Monday, December 5th, 2011

China has successfully launched its first module Tiangong-1, known as ‘Heavenly Palace’, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, beginning a new era in the Chinese Space program. The future of Chinese space activity will now revolve around completing the space station.

Fast-Speeding Life Sciences Industries in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Geographically huge and culturally and economically diverse, the Asia-Pacific region is currently sprouting concrete growth and dominant economic trends. This growth is riding high on the back of the life sciences industries, especially in China and India, which are experiencing growth at breakneck speed. One primary reason for this is that several pharmaceutical companies are expanding into the Asia-Pacific region to increase their market share and reduce costs.

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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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New Nuclear Technology Developing in China

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

China undoubtedly is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, despite the global financial setbacks experienced in most parts of the globe, and has surged past other economies on its swift and amazing journey to the top. However, the rising economy and continuous industrialization of the nation is not without its toll.


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