October 2014

China Telecom Reports 10% Spike in YoY Net Profits for Third Quarter

China Telecom has reported a 10% year-on-year surge in its net profits, which touched US$2.64 billion (RMB 16.2 billion) in the quarter ending September 2014. The improved profits are on account of higher subscribers for the company’s fixed-line broadband and 3G-4G services. Recently, there has been a double-digit dip in handset subsidies, which has led to cost savings for the company. Aside from that, the Chinese government, in 2013, revised

E-Clinical Solution Software Market is expected to reach USD 6,515.3 million in 2020: Transparency Market Research

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “E-Clinical Solution Software Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020,” the global microfluidic device market was valued at USD 3,005 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 6,515.3 million in 2020. Browse the full E-Clinical Solution Software Market Report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/e-clinical-solution-software-market.html Globally,

India & Vietnam Sign Deals to Build on Military and Oil Capabilities

The Vietnamese Prime Minister, during his visit to India, has signed a string of agreements in the defense sector and the oil sector. As part of the agreement, India will now supply Vietnam with naval vessels. The deals also relate to securing oil exploration rights from the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi. The oil exploration agreement is located in the South China Sea, which has been a bone of contention among

Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, and Visualization Systems) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019” the global endoscopy devices market was valued at USD 24.9 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 36.9 billion in 2019. Browse the full Global Endoscopy

ChinaBio Partnering Forum 2015 Dates Announced

The dates for the ChinaBio Partnering Forum 2015 are out. According to latest news reports, the premier partnering and networking event for companies in the life sciences sector will be held in Shanghai on April 22 and 23. The location is appropriate in that over 1,000 life science companies have operations in Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world. According to the organizers of the event, nearly 848

Intelligent Virtual Assistant Market Expected to Reach USD 2,126.4 Million in 2019: Transparency Market Research

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Intelligent Virtual Assistant Market (By Technology – Text-to-Speech, Speech Recognition; By End User – Individual Users, Small and Medium Enterprise Users, Large Enterprise Users) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019,” the market was valued atUSD 352.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 2,126.4 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 30.6%

U.S. Dept of Homeland Security Working with Manufacturers to Identify Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hacking

Medical devices are the latest to be affected by cyber security flaws, it is emerging. The United States Department of Homeland Security is conducting investigations to verify if hospital equipment and medical devices that could be vulnerable to hacking. A senior official at the US Dept of Homeland Security told news agencies that they were in the process of reviewing Medtronic’s and St. Jude Medical’s implantable heart devices and an

Global Homeland Security Market is expected to Reach USD 364.44 Billion in 2020: Transparency Market Research

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Homeland Security Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2020,” the global homeland security market was valued at USD 245.72 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2014 to 2020 to account for USD 364.44 billion in 2020. Browse the full Homeland Security Market Report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/homeland-security-market.html The major factor driving the growth of homeland

Iliad Gives up Pursuit for Acquisition of T-Mobile

French telecom major Iliad has given up its pursuit for the purchase of T-Mobile as it gears up to enter the American wireless industry. Initially, Iliad was aggressively trying to purchase T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom (the parent company). An October deadline had been laid down by the management of Iliad to decide on whether or not its initial offer of US$15 billion would be scaled up, or its purchase offer

Defense Contractor Telephonics to Axe 100 Jobs

Nearly 100 part-time, full-time, and temporary employees of Telephonics Corp, a U.S.-based defense contractor will be facing the axe. The company recently said that it will be cutting at least 100 jobs. Nearly one-third of the employees being made redundant will be via voluntary retirement buyouts, said officials of the company.About 35 employees, aged 65 years or older, reported took the voluntary retirement packages, informed the CEO and president of