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The Revolutionary Acer Aspire R7 Notebook Garners Red Dot and Computex d&i Design Awards


“The Aspire R7 is a fine example of our constant endeavor to create products that enable consumers to explore beyond their limits and achieve more than ever,” said Michael Birkin, Chief Marketing Officer of Acer. “We are pleased that the award organizers recognized the R7 for its innovative design which features multiple modes of operation and essentially elevates the computing experience for consumers to an all new level.”  (See Aspire R7 design video) The Red Dot Awards The Red Dot of Germany is a seal of quality recognized worldwide. This ... Read More »

Songwon Industrial Group announces positive Q1 2013 financial results


Ulsan, Korea – May 23, 2013 – Songwon Industrial Group (, is pleased to announce its Q1 financial results for 2013. The detailed Q1 2013 financial results report, which is compliant with Korean International Financial Reporting Standards (“K-IFRS”), can be downloaded on: Songwon’s gross profit versus the same quarter of 2012 increased by 10.5% to 33,088 Mil. KRW on 174,344 Mil. KRW of sales. EBIT increased significantly to 18,622 Mil. KRW with the EBIT margin jumping 7.6% points ... Read More »

Sony Pictures Television Unveils First Adaptation of Hit series “Breaking Bad”


CULVER CITY, CA and MIAMI, FL (May 13, 2013) - Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Teleset have announced that they will produce an original series adaptation of the smash hit U.S. drama "Breaking Bad" for Latin American audiences. "Metástasis" is the first adaptation of the award-winning series by SPT, a pioneer and industry leader in scripted formats. The show has been cleared in most major Spanish speaking markets including Univision's UniMas in the U.S. Based on the critically-acclaimed hit drama now entering the explosive second half of it... Read More »

Rovio’s Angry Birds Feature Film Nest At Sony Pictures Entertainment


The 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures on July 1, 2016. Several major studios pursued the global film rights in recent weeks, with Sony Pictures Entertainment emerging as the winner. Michael Lynton, Chairman & CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Amy Pascal, Co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio Entertainment jointly announced their partnership today. John Cohen and David Maisel - producer of Despicable Me and executive ... Read More »

Tomtom Introduces New Navigation Engine – NavKit


The NavKit navigation engine offers new levels of flexibility. The configurable component architecture has been designed to enable rapid integration. NavKit has programming interfaces for adding a customised user interface, porting to any operating system and integrating navigation services. As a result, the development of a connected navigation system on any device platform becomes far quicker and simpler. The new NavKit engine incorporates all the navigation logic of an on-board turn-by-turn navigation application. Every element has been e... Read More »

Regus and Shell launch first city-wide workhub trial


“Regus Express” workhubs are open for business in 70 Shell service stations in and around Berlin, with facilities ranging from wifi hotspots to docking stations, modern business lounges and meeting rooms. All services at the stations can be accessed with a Regus Businessworld Card. Regus is fast becoming the forerunner in 'third place' working - developing a global network of business services at non-traditional locations such as transport and retail hubs across Europe that cater specifically for flexible and mobile workers. Berlin has be... Read More »

Trust gaming accessories


Trust has expanded its range of gaming gear with a wireless laser gaming mouse, a wireless gamepad, a 2.1 speaker set and a premium gaming headset that will take you to the next level. Dordrecht, September 2012 – In the heat of the moment, you have to rely on your gaming equipment. With Trust’s new gaming gear, victory is certain! Take control with the Trust GXT 35 Wireless Laser Gaming Mouse, a wireless 5600 dpi gamer mouse with laser sensor, 11 buttons and a USB-rechargeable Li-ion battery. Program and save your personal game profiles t... Read More »

Shell ready to invest several hundred million dollars in promising technology companies


Gerald Schotman, Executive Vice President Innovation, R&D and Shell Chief Technology Officer, said: “Ideas from outside the organisation are critical to our open innovation approach to R&D. We want to enable the brightest and the best to develop their ideas, and benefit from Shell’s expertise and global reach, so that we can get these technologies up and running in our projects as fast as we can.” As well as promising technology companies, Shell is looking to invest in technology spin-outs and externally-managed venture capita... Read More »

TomTom nominates Toine van Laack as new Supervisory Board Member


 The Supervisory Board will also propose to the AGM the reappointment of Harold Goddijn and Marina Wyatt as members of the Management Board and the reappointment of Peter Wakkie as member of the Supervisory Board. In accordance with the Dutch corporate governance code, the term of the appointments will be four years. The appointments should become effective as of 23 April 2013. The Management Board will propose to the AGM to grant to the Stichting Continuïteit TomTom the right to subscribe for additional preferred shares up to 100% (currently ... Read More »

TomTom opens up its fleet management technology to integrated mobile applications


TomTom Business Solutions allows third-party developers to create new applications for use in and around the vehicle. This is enabled by granting access to the Bluetooth channel on TomTom's in-vehicle LINK device. By integrating a wide range of mobile hardware devices TomTom Business Solutions expands the functionalities of its connected car technology. New applications will allow businesses to enrich data from hardware, such as tire pressure sensors and temperature control units, with comprehensive information from their vehicle fleet. TomTom... Read More »

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