Isentia Verifies WGSN’s China: Top Fashion Influencers Report




Hong Kong, China, January 31, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Media Release

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Isentia Verifies WGSN’s China: Top Fashion Influencers Report

Hong Kong – 31 January 2018 – Leading media intelligence company, Isentia (ASX: ISD), provided crucial data to WGSN, the global trend authority for fashion and creative industries, in publishing the paid report China: Top Fashion Influencers (the Report).

The Report reveals top fashion key opinion leaders of the burgeoning influencer market in China and provides the latest insights to help businesses spot opportunities for growing brand presence. It is one of the first WGSN reports from Greater China combining the trend forecasting with the KOL quantitative analysing model of Isentia. The Report has been receiving overwhelmingly positive responses from WSGN subscribers since its release on 5 January 2018.

The Report, which was produced with the aid of Isentia’s Data Verified Mark, rounds-up the Chinese, Hong Kong and Taiwan fashion influencers with the highest influence power by measuring metrics like Weibo follower numbers, total engagement (including the number of “Likes” and interactions throughout January to November 2017) and specifically the engagements during the four global fashion weeks in 2017. The Report, now available for WGSN subscribers’ download, provides useful tips for brands to boost their growth by leveraging on KOL marketing and pointers for collaboration with top China KOLs such as Gogoboi, Tao Liang (Mr. Bags) and Han Huo Huo.

KOLs opinion and engagement with followers could influence their brand preference and purchase intent. “KOL marketing provides strong social cues with visuals featuring styling preferences followed by user generated discussions. It is a powerful tool to build brand affinity and product purchase intent,” said Eden Lau, Isentia’s Regional Director.

Due to cultural diversity and language barrier, it is often difficult for foreign brands to fit perfectly with local tastes. KOL marketing is a good solution for that. KOLs, who are engaging millions of followers, are a rich and important source for Chinese consumers to access to the latest fashion knowledge and trending styling tips which could dove-tail with the taste of local audiences. They are able to inspire and shape young, middle-class lifestyles and their shopping behaviour.

“Chinese consumers are still very new in their upper middle-class lifestyles, which makes them open to buying anything new,” Eden Lau said. “Their highly connected lifestyles and the ease of shopping online add to the impact influencers have on what fashion consumers look and shop for.”

China is a huge and complicated market, flooded with spams and paid engagements. Evaluating KOL performance accurately and picking those who could well fit with social campaign owner’s brand have always been a big challenge. Isentia applied its expertise, cumulated over years, and utilized machine learning technology and quantitative model analysis to overcome that in this Report.

“The Report is Isentia's first project with WGSN. We are happy to see that WGSN editors find that our quantitative analysis can make their works more powerful and convincing,” Mr Lau concluded.

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For more information, please contact:

Cherry Chan

Marketing

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+852 3987 8134

About Isentia

Isentia (ASX:ISD) is APAC’s leading integrated Media Intelligence, Insights and Content Marketing business, empowering more than 5,000 clients in 12 countries to connect the dots between data and decisions. Isentia blends marking-leading monitoring experience with analytics to help the world’s biggest brands uncover the whole picture – and act on it. Powered by cutting-edge technology and a team of world class experts, our mission is to help businesses leap forward where only genuine insight can take them. To find out more about how we inform better decisions, please visit www.isentia.com

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Ingenico Integrates Seamless Payment Capability in Shangri-La’s Next-Generation Mobile App




Hong Kong, China, January 30, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s premier hotel companies, today announced an extension of their global partnership that sees Ingenico integrate native, in-app payment functionality into Shangri-La’s next generation mobile app. With the new Shangri-La Mobile app, guests can easily book rooms, access mobile check-in and check-out, manage loyalty points and redeem rewards.

As mobile phones have become central to how consumers interact with their environment, mobile apps are an increasingly important way for hotel groups to provide value-added services and unlock additional convenience for guests. With Ingenico Connect, Shangri-La can accept a wide variety of payment methods directly from within the app, with no need for redirects to scheme pages. Guests enjoy a seamless, in-app experience that includes single-click payments for recurring use. Through Ingenico’s strategic alliance with Oracle, online payment acceptance is fully integrated in Shangri-La’s Micros Property Management System (PMS) and Central Reservation System (CRS).

“Shangri-La’s new Mobile App plays an important role in enhancing the customer experience through technology and creates a seamless online to offline journey,” said Oliver Bonke, President and Chief Operating Officer of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. “In Ingenico, we have a partner that shares our vision and has the technology and expertise to help us deliver an integrated payment process through our app for our travelers.”

“Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts represent the pinnacle in luxury and customer service, and they understand very well that the payment experience is an integral part of how their guests perceive their relationship with the company,” said Gabriel de Montessus, Senior Vice President, Global Online Business for Ingenico Group. “Whether it is through the website, call center, an Online Travel Agency or now through this innovative new mobile app, we are proud to support Shangri-La in their ongoing drive to optimize how they let their guests complete their stay.”

The Shangri-La Group owns and manages five-star luxury hotels and resorts throughout Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, the Middle East and Indian Ocean. The Group is rapidly expanding its global footprint, with new hotels under development in Australia, Mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. Shangri-La selected Ingenico as its global payment partner in 2015, and now accepts online payments in more than 20 different currencies, letting guests pay for rooms in their native currency irrespective of their country of origin.

About Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s premier hotel management companies, currently operates over 100 hotels in 22 countries and 76 destinations under the Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen and Traders brands. Prominently positioned in Asia, the group has established its brand hallmark of “hospitality from the heart” over four decades in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, North America and the Indian Ocean. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, please visit www.shangri-la.com.

About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world’s largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world’s best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
www.ingenico.com twitter.com/ingenico

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Microsemi Announces its Entire Product Portfolio is Unaffected by Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities




Hong Kong, China, January 29, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Leader in Hardware Security Provides Highest Levels of Design and Data Security

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced its products, including its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), are not affected by the recently identified security flaws associated with the use of x86 and ARM#174; and a number of other processors. The announcement comes as security researchers recently revealed major computer chip vulnerabilities, called Spectre and Meltdown, in chips—affecting billions of devices globally.

“As a leader in security, we strive to ensure our products are immune to both existing and potential new threats or vulnerabilities,” said Jim Aralis, chief technology officer and vice president of advanced development at Microsemi. “As soon as news broke about Meltdown and Spectre, Microsemi immediately assessed its existing products with thorough analysis of the architecture and intellectual property (IP) blocks with its internal security experts. The assessment clearly concluded that none of the processor cores embedded with the associated use models in Microsemi products are impacted by these weaknesses.”

Not only are Microsemi’s FPGAs not affected by Spectre or Meltdown, the company’s devices also offer multiple security layers for maximum protection. In addition to its SmartFusion#8482; and SmartFusion2 FPGAs, and communications and storage products—which do not have either security flaw—the company’s soft RISC-V core and its RISC-V IP provider are also unaffected by the security issues. As a leader in hardware security, Microsemi is well-known for its cybersecurity and malware expertise, offering customers the highest levels of design and data security.

Both Spectre and Meltdown affect speculative execution in modern computer chips, but they can be abused via various methods. Microsemi offers a heightened level of security in comparison to its competition with these vulnerabilities, as its hard and soft central processing units (CPUs) are not affected by this issue, and in fact enhance security protecting against various side channel attacks.

For more information about Microsemi’s FPGA security capabilities, visit https://www.microsemi.com/products/fpga-soc/security.

About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world’s standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

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Nesscap Pseudocapacitors poised to revolutionize energy-storage technology!




Hong Kong, China, January 29, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - With conventional battery technology painfully slow to advance, pseudocapacitors could well be an alternative solution for many applications and power backup in particular.

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH (Rutronik) has a wide range of supercapacitors available in its extremely large and diverse portfolio. Among them are Nesscap pseudocapacitors from Maxwell Technologies, a combination of supercap and high-energy battery. This hybrid configuration combines the fast energy release of an EDLC with the higher storage capacity of a chemical battery.

Nesscap pseudocapacitors have nearly double the energy of supercaps of similar physical dimensions. The defined cycle life is not as long as that of supercaps, but considerably more than that of lithium-ion batteries. For applications in which heavy-duty cycling is not the highest priority – such as uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), or other power backup applications – pseudocapacitors can be the optimal solution.

"The Nesscap pseudocapacitors offer high energy density combined with the fast energy delivery we normally associate with supercapacitors, plus a relatively high storage capability," said Randy Huang, Product Manager at Rutronik. "This compelling feature mix makes them particularly suitable for mission-critical applications where downtime is not an option and power failure must be countered with immediate failover."

Nesscap pseudocapacitors are expected to be in high demand in China, and in Asia generally, where rapid industrialization is driving innovation in sectors such as transportation and consumer electronics. Leading enterprises in the region will also be securing their facilities and datacenters from vulnerabilities that include power loss.

Nesscap pseudocapacitors and ultracapacitors can be conveniently ordered online via the company's eCommerce platform https://www.rutronik24.com.cn/pgm/nesscap/electric-doublelayer-caps/kuk/

Rutronik24.com – efficient, convenient and online
Deciding on the solution you need and placing your order couldn't be easier, if you choose to do it via Rutronik's modular online shop, www.Rutronik24.com. As the name of the site indicates, its services are available 24/7 worldwide, and they include 24/7 customer support.

The 'one-stop' Rutronik24 online shop sells around one million articles across the full spectrum of electronic components and functions as a distributor for SMEs and large businesses with mid-range component requirements. The Mass Quotation Tool enables Rutronik24 customers to upload and obtain a quote for a complete parts list, as well as an extensive PCN database.

Expert technical support for product development and design-in, individual logistics and supply chain management complete the scope of Rutronik24.com's efficiency and convenience.

Learn more about products and services from Rutronik at www.rutronik.com.cn.

About Rutronik (www.rutronik.com)
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is the third largest distributor in Europe (European Distribution Report 2016) and the number ten worldwide (SourceToday, May 2017). The broadline distributor supplies semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components as well as boards, storage, displays wireless products. The company's primary target markets are the automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy and lighting industries. The ranges RUTRONIK EMBEDDED, RUTRONIK SMART, RUTRONIK POWER and RUTRONIK AUTOMOTIVE provide customers with specific products and services in groups tailored to the respective applications. Expert technical support for product development and design-in, individual logistics and supply chain management solutions as well as comprehensive services complete its scope of performance.

The company, founded by Helmut Rudel in 1973 in Ispringen, Germany, now has over 70 subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Rutronik employs more than 1,600 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of 872 million euros in the fiscal year 2016.

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Join the High Speed Rail Train Naming Competition and Win Wonderful Prizes




Hong Kong, China, January 25, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - As a major part of the city’s infrastructure, the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, which is targeted to be in service in the third quarter of 2018, will offer a fast and comfortable option of cross-boundary travel between Hong Kong and many cities in the Mainland of China. To engage the public and build up anticipation towards the commissioning of this brand new rail service, MTR Corporation is launching the “High Speed Rail Train Naming Competition”. Members of the public are welcome to propose a name which features the characteristics of Hong Kong for the full fleet of the Hong Kong-owned high speed trains on the Express Rail Link. The competition runs from today (25 January 2018) until 14 February 2018.

Interested participants are invited to propose one name, either in Chinese or English, for the trains by joining the competition online at www.xrltrainnaming.com. Those who prefer to send in a submission offline may call the High Speed Rail Train Naming Competition hotline at 2350 9708 and an application form will be sent to those interested for the purpose of submission of the proposed name. A judging panel will select one winning name and three merit awards from eligible entries. If the selected winning name is submitted by more than one participant, a lucky draw will be conducted to decide the winner.

The full fleet of nine Hong Kong-owned high speed trains will be named based on the winning entry. The winner of the competition will receive MTR Malls gift vouchers worth HK$10,000, first-class round-trip High Speed Rail train tickets to Guangzhou for two people, one-night’s hotel accommodation in Guangzhou for two people, and a High Speed Rail train model. Each merit awardee will receive first-class round-trip High Speed Rail train tickets to Guangzhou for two people and one-night’s hotel accommodation in Guangzhou for two people.

For more details on the competition, please visit the MTR website at www.mtr.com.hk. Results of the competition will be announced in Sing Tao Daily, The Standard, the competition website (www.xrltrainnaming.com) and MTR website on 22 March 2018.

Note: Trade Promotion Competition Licence No.: 49971

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Source: ChinaNewswire.com

Molex Automotive Power Delivery Modules Leverage Innovative Microchip Technology Devices




Hong Kong, China, January 25, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - High-performance Media Modules utilize USB Power Delivery for the connected vehicle

Molex and Microchip Technology Inc. are collaborating on the development of integrated USB Media Modules and USB Power Delivery Solutions for automotive infotainment systems. Molex highlighted these advanced applications for connected vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Jan 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada USA.

“Many of today’s vehicles are equipped with multiple power chargers and ports to keep pace with the extraordinary demand for mobile connectivity,” said Dave Atkinson, Director of Business Development, Connected Mobility Solutions, #8206;Molex. “Our integrated automotive solutions give customers the design flexibility to streamline and customize infotainment and USB power delivery across multiple vehicle profiles.”

The Molex CES 2018 booth showcased demonstrations of USB Media Modules and Power Delivery Solutions. In one cutting-edge demonstration,The USB Media Modules and Power Delivery Solutions utilize a full complement of Microchip devices to create a USB Power Delivery solution with power balancing, while simultaneously supporting driver assistance applications on a mobile handset.

Microchip’s USB devices optimize USB Power Delivery functionality, reducing overall BOM costs by architecting a total system solution that can be easily designed into a single module. The Automotive Smart hub chip plays a key role, connecting multiple handsets to the vehicle’s infotainment system, while also simultaneously charging them. The solution supports driver assistance utilities available on mobile devices which enable the vehicle head unit and display to interact with applications such as maps, music, voice recognition texting, and hands-free mobile calling.

The demonstration illustrated a USB Power Delivery implementation for dynamic power sharing while maximizing the charging capability to consumer products. The USB4916 Automotive Smart hub chip contains an integrated microcontroller that executes the power delivery stack and power balancing operation between two USB 2.0 Type-C ports.

“The number of USB ports in vehicles is rapidly increasing as USB can deliver more power and bring driver assistance applications to the head unit display,” stated Mitch Obolsky, Vice President of Microchip’s USB and Networking Group. “Coordinating with Molex, allows optimal solutions that extend from chips to modules tailored for stringent automotive requirements of vehicle OEMs, making it easier for our customers to get their solutions to market.”

Molex provides complete design services, system packaging, production, testing and validation for Media Modules and USB Power Delivery Solutions.

Explore Connected Mobility Solutions at www.connector.com/electronic-solutions/connected-mobility.

About Microchip Technology:

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. www.microchip.com.

About Molex, LLC:

Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle and medical. For more information, please visit http://www.molex.com.

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FCM Travel Solutions augments digital capabilities to deliver enhanced business travel experience in Hong Kong




Hong Kong, China, January 22, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Award-winning travel management company launches next-generation integrated technology suite, FCM Connect HUB, and Artificial Intelligence Travel Assistant, SAM

Hong Kong – With over 26.6 million inbound trips in 2017, Hong Kong ranks as the world’s most visited city according to Euromonitor International. It is also one of the most connected ones thanks to accessible mobile Internet services, making the city an ideal test bed for the launch of a new set of digital tools and apps targeted at business travellers.

With innovation and customer-centricity at the core of their business, FCM Travel Solutions has launched their next-generation digital solutions, FCM Connect HUB and Smart Assistant for Mobile (SAM), to deliver a more intuitive and seamless planning, booking, and travel experience for travel managers and business travellers.

FCM Connect HUB is an integrated technology suite that provides a single gateway to connect customers to all of
FCM’s leading digital tools including Analytics, Approve, Booking, Secure, Expense and Mobile and more. Designed to streamline the travel management process from start to finish, travel managers and bookers can harness tools like Analytics, Approve and Booking to gain a 360-view of their travel policies while business travellers can rely on Secure, Expense and Mobile to stay productive on-the-go.

“We believe technology should move our customers forward. FCM Connect is designed for the modern Traveller, Booker and Program Manager to help them have a unified view of the entire booking, travel and management journey. Being better connected helps travellers and bookers feel in control and gives our program managers the visibility they need to elevate their travel programs,” said Marcus Eklund, Global Brand Leader, FCM Travel Solutions.

FCM has also launched SAM, an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot designed to assist business travellers with all aspects of travel via a conversational interface to answer questions, make recommendations and perform actions. SAM acts as a proactive support system at each stage of the traveller’s journey. For example, on the night before a trip to Paris, SAM will alert the traveller on the local weather forecast so he/she can remember to pack extra coats or bring an umbrella for rainy weather.

“We at FCM have been actively listening to our customers around the world, particularly in Asia. We are excited to launch the new FCM Connect and SAM to our customers as it addresses all their needs and covers the full spectrum of their travel program to take it to the next level. Whether you are a Traveller, a Travel Booker or a Travel Manager, these tools bring efficiency, productivity and a greater experience by integrating all the travel technology tools in the HUB and provides you access to all the relevant data at your fingertips,” said Bertrand Saillet, General Manager, Asia.

For more information on FCM Connect and SAM, visit
#8226; https://www.hk.fcm.travel/solutions/fcm-connect
#8226; https://www.hk.fcm.travel/solutions/smart-travel-assistant-for-mobile

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About FCM Travel Solutions
FCM Travel Solutions is the flagship global travel management brand of the Flight Centre Travel Group which has expanded to become one of the world’s largest travel companies. FCM is the business travel partner of choice for large national, multinational and global corporations and our global network spans more than 90 countries, employing over 6000 people.

We are transforming the business of travel through our empowered and accountable people who deliver 24/7 service and are available either online or offline. Leveraging FCM's negotiating strength and supplier relationships in conjunction with our tailored business travel programs, our expertise delivers more for our clients where it matters most to them.

For six consecutive years we have been recognised as the World's Leading Travel Management Company at the esteemed World Travel Awards (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011).

Visit us at https://www.hk.fcm.travel/.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

未来已来:分享经济带来人力资源的新时代—博尔捷举办人力资本的分享经济高峰论坛




中国上海 2018年01月19日 /ChinaNewswire.com/ 在共享经济的浪潮中,作为企业核心资本的人力资源,其管理也在发生着“聚变”,将人力资源管理推向一个新的前所未有的阶段。1月18日,中国最大的民营人力资源集团公司–博尔捷企业集团在其成立15周年之际,在上海国际会议中心举办了以“未来已来:人力资本的分享经济”为主题的高峰论坛,引领行业实现共享经济模式的突破,分享企业在人力资源与共享经济模式的新技术创新,为分享经济发展推波助澜,聚焦真知灼见与实践经验,共同交流共享经济领域的人力资本,共同探讨属于HR未来的时代!

博尔捷企业集团董事长侯正宇作为人力资源行业裂变的实践者,始终在这一领域深耕,不断持续地创新。他表示,分享经济带来人力资源的新时代。工业时代,人是工具,移动互联网时代,人是创造力,未来,人是核心竞争力。从服务外企制造业、到国企、民营、服务业和共享经济业态,博尔捷15年见证了中国经济的转型升级,从一个创业公司到服务人才过百万的人力资源集团公司,科技让人力资源服务更简单,未来已来。

据介绍,博尔捷在人力资源领域积极探索,推出了“人力资源+科技”、“人力资源+平台”、“人力资源+共享经济”的新理念、新模式,建立了HRO&BPO、智客平台、管理咨询与人力资源服务产业园运营三大业务体系,已经发展成为了以移动互联网为引擎,拥有“共享经济”商业模式的人力资源集团。

由博尔捷企业集团旗下的收稻网络科技有限公司研发推出的—“收稻智客平台”,于论坛现场举行盛大发布仪式。“收稻智客平台“是国内领先的时间和智力分享平台,帮助企业组织优化,助力企业升级转型,降低交易成本,提升竞争力。

本次论坛邀请了业内专家学者与知名企业高管,共同探讨如何打造共享经济领域的人力资本。包括共享经济的领军企业、美国上市公司–一嗨租车执行副总裁蔡礼洪,中国人民大学劳动人事学院院长杨伟国,中国人事科学研究院人力资源市场研究室主任、研究员田永坡,INVESTIS投资集团总裁杨国平,上海人才服务行业协会秘书长朱庆阳,清华控股跨太平洋创新走廊北美总管戚运前。

田永坡说,人力资源服务行业营业收入年均复合增长率超过20%,跑赢GDP增速,资本和技术两大关键要素开始在行业集聚,人口结构转变推动人力资源服务群体由劳动年龄人口向全生命周期人口扩展,人力资本价值将在全生命周内得到彰显。无论是大、云、平、移、人工智能等信息技术革命,还是基因检测等生物技术突破,人力资源服务均不同程度与其握手并“擦出火花”,博尔捷就是其中的代表性企业。

一嗨租车蔡礼洪在演讲中介绍了汽车共享出行的新趋势,一嗨租车从06年创业到现在全国300多个城市、60000多辆汽车的规模也就短短10来年的时间,一嗨的发展充分说明了共享经济的规模和趋势,通过智能车队管理,无人汽车的发展,未来人们的出行将实现从今天的个人拥有汽车到众人共享车辆。

INVESTIS投资集团总裁杨国平认为共享经济是非常有前景的,科技与人力资源共享经济服务结合,值得投资人关注。

中欧国际工商学院副教务长、管理学教授忻榕出席了当天的活动,她表示,组织与人才的新型关系是雇佣+合作+获取,2016年中国分享经济平台的就业人数约585万人,比上年增加85万人,未来将是自由职业者的时代!

为迎接共享经济带来的经济模式转型大潮,研究共享经济模式的智慧,来自中国十大一线商学院EMBA校友联合成立商学院校友共享经济联盟并于论坛现场举办成立仪式。联盟将围绕三个方面(趋势研究、论坛活动、商业运作)和五大领域(交通出行领域、园区运营领域、文创教育领域、人才领域、金融领域)进行工作。联盟的宗旨是通过共享多样化产业的智慧,助力会员企业的升级和创新。 

论坛结束后,博尔捷企业集团15周年庆典盛大举行,此次庆典以“风雨同舟、共赢未来”为主题,不仅仅为了表彰与鼓励,适逢十五周年,更成为博尔捷一路走来回忆与展望的盛典。

本次活动由博尔捷企业集团主办,由青岛国际人力资源服务产业园、沪浙人力资源服务产业园、佛山人力资源服务产业园、江苏盐城人力资源服务产业园共同协办,同时还得到了饿了么now、理光的支持。现场汇集800多位知名大咖嘉宾,包括政府领导、高校学者、知名企业家、企业HRD以及人力资源从业者等共聚一堂,倾听交流、同梦同行!中新社、中国网、第一财经、上海热线、澎湃、21世纪经济报道、财富管理、新浪、今日头条、sohu多家媒体单位参加了本次论坛活动,现场采访到场的专家教授,并对活动进行了全方位地跟踪报道。






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MEDIA ALERT: Patrick Hayes Joins First Data as Head of Global Business Solutions for Hong Kong and Macau




Hong Kong, China, January 18, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced that Patrick Hayes has joined the organization as the Head of Global Business Solutions for Hong Kong and Macau, leading First Data’s merchant solutions and acquiring business in these territories.

With more than 15 years of leadership experience in driving digital integration, spearheading business and product strategy, and acquiring strategic partnerships, Patrick will be based in Hong Kong and will be part of the regional APAC leadership team, led by Ivo Distelbrink, EVP and Head of Asia Pacific (APAC) for First Data.

“As Hong Kong and Macau continue to migrate to digital commerce solutions, Patrick’s leadership will be instrumental in positioning First Data as a leading eCommerce provider in the area,” said Distelbrink. “Our strategy to expand beyond traditional payment services and to provide the next generation of payment capabilities to businesses of all sizes has served as a springboard for continued expansion in China and Hong Kong.”

Hayes joins First Data from Ingenico ePayments, where he spearheaded the management of strategic partnerships for APAC. He was also instrumental in leading the regional M A activity on strategic acquisitions.

Prior to Ingenico, Hayes spent 13 years at MasterCard, where he was instrumental in transforming its APAC eCommerce gateway service. During his time at MasterCard, Hayes also managed the transition of operational business models for the acquisition of Datacash.

About First Data

First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company’s 24,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,800 transactions per second and $2.2 trillion per year.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

Molex Connector System Provides High Performance and Reliability in Compact Size




Hong Kong, China, January 18, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board Connector System meets industry requirements, even in harsh conditions

Molex has released the Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board Connector System as an ideal solution for customers seeking high performance, compact size and retention security. Featuring a 1.5A current rating, small footprint and positive latch, Molex has developed a comprehensive terminal solution for OEMs working in space-constrained environments. Designed for industries such as automotive, consumer, and industrial automation, the Micro-Lock Plus Connector System is suitable for a variety of applications, including vehicle switches, robotics, drones, home appliances, and power tools.

Offered with 2 to 42 circuits, single and dual rows, and vertical and horizontal plug configurations, this Molex product was designed with flexibility in mind. It is one of a few 1.25mm-pitch compact connector systems rated at a 105#730;C operating temperature and 1.5A current rating suitable for use in general market applications. Connectors are offered in a variety of colors to aid assembly via color coding.

To ensure connectors are fully mated and avoid end-product failure in applications subject to shock, vibration and rough handling, the Micro-Lock Plus Connector System features a wide positive latch that delivers an audible click, providing assemblers added peace of mind.

“Oftentimes, designers have to forgo a positive lock on a connector due to space constraints, sacrificing retention security,” said Kazuhiko Ishikawa, global product manager, Molex. “Molex Micro-Lock Plus Connector System is the smallest connector currently on the market with a positive lock, so engineers no longer have to choose between compactness and retention security.”

Secure contact and terminal retention are also achieved via the robust metal solder tabs and a dual-contact terminal design. Tin-bismuth terminals provide a clean and uninterrupted signal without the whiskering associated with tin plating and added cost of gold plating.

For more information about the Molex Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board Connector System, please visit www.molex.com/link/microlockplus.html.

About Molex:
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, medical, industrial, automotive, and commercial vehicle. For more information, please visit www.molex.com.

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Source: ChinaNewswire.com

Monaco Sponsors 2018 Money20/20 Asia in Singapore




Hong Kong, China, January 17, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Monaco Sponsors 2018 Money20/20 Asia in Singapore

Accelerating FinTech development by connecting
innovative industry leaders and fostering discussion and collaboration

— Monaco, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, today announced that it will be a lead (5 Star) sponsor of the inaugural Money20/20 Asia – the leading global Payments and FinTech event – that will take place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Expo Convention Centre from March 13-15, 2018.

Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Monaco said, “As FinTech developments continue to accelerate, we are excited to partner with Money20/20 for its inaugural event in Asia this year. Discussions that will take place by key industry players will stimulate new developments and foster collaboration to further enrich the FinTech ecosystem.” He continued, “We are keen to be a part of this event as the first Monaco Visa cards will be launched in Singapore. It is also an opportunity for our team to showcase our product road map and meet with members of the industry.”

Monaco looks forward to gathering and connecting industry leaders and innovative companies in APAC and will be hosting a drinks reception for all speakers and sponsors on Monday, March 12 at The Fullerton Bay Hotel rooftop. Monaco will also sponsor the Sweet Spot Caf#233; located in the registration area on Level 3 and all the event’s networking breaks on Level 4.

Monaco announced in October 2017 that its Monaco Visa card program received approval from its card issuer and will first be launched in Singapore. As of now, Monaco has received more than 55,000 card reservations. With the Monaco app, users will be able to buy and exchange fiat and cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ethereum, and Monaco’s MCO token. Monaco Visa cards work anywhere Visa is accepted, allowing users to spend legal tender currency converted from cryptocurrency without currency exchange fees.

Participants are invited to stop by Monaco’s booth at Money20/20 Asia located at Marina Bay Sands Expo Convention Centre Hall Level 5, to learn more about the Monaco Visa card and app.

Further information about Money20/20 Asia can be found at: asia.money2020.com

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About Monaco
Monaco Technology GmbH with a vision of Cryptocurrency in Every WalletTM is the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform. The Monaco Visa card and mobile app allow users to buy, exchange, and spend fiat and cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ethereum, at perfect interbank exchange rates. Founded in June 2016, Monaco raised US$26.7 million through one of the most successful Token Sale events to date. The company is headquartered in Switzerland with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.

For more information on Monaco, please visit www.mona.co. Monaco Visa cards can be reserved with the Monaco app available for download for iOS and Android users.

For press enquiries, please contact:
The Hoffman Agency
[email protected]

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

100G Lambda MSA Releases Preliminary Specifications for Next Generation Optical Interconnects




Hong Kong, China, January 16, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Consortium issues draft optical specifications for both 100 GbE and 400 GbE interfaces based on 100 Gbps per wavelength optical technology

The 100G Lambda Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) Group has announced the release of preliminary specifications based on 100 Gbps per wavelength PAM4 optical technology. Under the MSA, member companies addressed the technical challenges to achieving optical interfaces utilizing 100 Gbps per wavelength PAM4 technology, enabling multi-vendor interoperability for optical transceivers produced by different manufacturers and in various form factors. These new optical interface specifications target the next generation of networking equipment that is required to address the industry’s ever-growing demand for increased bandwidth and bandwidth density.

The 100G Lambda MSA Group Promoter members include: Alibaba, Applied OptoElectronics, Arista Networks, Broadcom, Ciena, Cisco, Finisar, Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Inphi, Intel, Juniper Networks, Lumentum, Luxtera, MACOM, MaxLinear, Microsoft, Molex, NeoPhotonics, Nokia, Oclaro, Semtech, Source Photonics, and Sumitomo Electric.

The new interfaces defined by the 100G Lambda MSA increase the distances supported for 100 GbE and 400 GbE applications compared to the 100 Gbps (100GBASE-DR) and 400 Gbps (400GBASE-DR4) 500 meter reach interfaces currently being defined by IEEE 802.3 Ethernet. The 100G Lambda MSA has developed optical specifications for 100 GbE with reaches of 2 and 10 kilometers and for 400 GbE with a reach of 2 kilometers over duplex single-mode fiber. By focusing on 100 Gbps per wavelength, the 100G Lambda MSA is enabling a technology ecosystem for next generation networking equipment.

The 100G Lambda MSA preliminary specifications are available for download at www.100GLambda.com. The MSA Group expects to complete the full specifications by early 2018. Companies are invited to join the consortium as Contributor members.

Please visit www.100GLambda.com for more information about the 100G Lambda MSA Group.

About Molex:
Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, medical, industrial, automotive, and commercial vehicle. For more information, please visit www.molex.com.

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Source: ChinaNewswire.com

CTCS 2018第四届“突变”中国企业差旅合规高峰论坛




中国上海 2018年01月15日 /ChinaNewswire.com/ 由国内实战商业资讯产业峰会供应商-鲍纬咨询发起的“CTCS第四届“突变”中国企业差旅合规高峰论坛”将于2018年03月23号在上海万豪虹桥大酒店举办。

主办机构:
活动优加中国;陆享会;鲍纬管理咨询(上海)有限公司

论坛简介:
近年来差旅管理也俨然成为企业财务成本控制的热门话题。 在国家新一轮创新服务升级及行业大合并之后,差旅供应商愈发关注技术变革所带来的用户体验改进,以及效率的提升,VR、人工智能和机器人等技术的运用与发展成为一股不可小觑的力量,如何走向下一个巅峰?本次峰会将带给您全新的差旅理念!

“前三届中国企业差旅管理峰会”已经见证了在华外资企业,国内集团公司及大型国有,民营企业的差旅管理负责人积极反馈,目前国内企业亟待完善差旅制度,流程,及内部的合规管理,把差旅作为企业长期发展的战略之一,如何简化差旅管理的流程,实现全程自动化,费用预算如何控制在合理范围之内这些都是我们目前需要解决的问题,本地TMC公司如何发挥自身在技术+服务方面的优势?如何控制好差旅的显性和隐性成本?如何提供定制化的本土服务?企业如何选定优质的供应商资源?在本届峰会中您将找到答案!本次峰会将以全新的会议概念呈现,圆桌分享,场外体验,优质资源推荐会,设置颁奖,会议,培训,对接等环节。"

论坛参会代表:采购部 ︳人力资源 ︳ 财务部 ︳CXO ︳公关部 ︳市场部 ︳风险合规部门 ︳法务部门 ︳行政部门 ︳等超过200位总监以上级别的企业高管嘉宾将会参加本次两天的全部会议;

部分演讲议题:
– 全球差旅行业趋势展望 
– 探寻人工智能背景下的差旅管理新思路
– 聚焦差旅管理重点行业战略及实践案例分析
– 国际顶尖差旅管理公司最佳实践分享
– 差旅政策制定全流程剖析
– 在中国目前大市场环境下企业差旅如何做到合规
– 财务管理者选择TMC的关注点
– “全流程”差旅服务已成全球化趋势
– 财务管理者眼中的差旅管理

通过本次活动将帮您解决以下问题:
大量优质供应商资源对接;如何更好的执行公司的会奖政策;采购部门如何降低采购成本且更合规?财务部门如何更方便的对账?顶级差旅管理公司案例分享;如何构建有效的差旅管理系统?如何做到差旅安全管理?如何评定您的TMC供应商?如何管理您的供应商?

赞助商机会:
演讲机会——最优的宣传手段 
展台供应——零距离展示产品与服务(可进行一对一配对)
随会议项目书长期宣传——最广泛而有效的宣传载体
多种营销渠道——最大化企业曝光度与知名度

演讲与展台机会有限,现在已经开始报名。

欲了解活动详情,请联系鲍纬咨询项目负责人获取详细信息






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你需要知道的有关PM 2.5和空气污染,以及它对皮肤的影响



防止皮肤过早老化和暗沉。

澳大利亚阿德莱德 2018年01月15日 /ChinaNewswire.com/ 2018年1月12日,澳大利亚南澳州企业-佰莉蔻有限公司(Belle’Botanique Pty Ltd)于阿德莱德宣布,通过采用植物活性物质,该公司就抗污染护肤领域研发了新技术。 随着居住在大城市中的人口越来越多,通过外用产品抵抗污染对肌肤损害的需求也与日俱增。

介绍视频:http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzMwNDUwMjYyMA==.html?spm=a2hzp.8244740.0.0

PM2.5 和PM10

研究表明,在全球各大城市中,平均每年暴露在外的颗粒物质(PM2.5)可能远超过世界卫生组织(World Health Organization)空气质量指南的10毫克每立方米。

相比于其他污染物,PM(颗粒物质)对肌肤有更严重的损害。其中对健康损害最大的是那些直径小于等于10微米(≤ PM10)的颗粒,因为这些颗粒可以渗入肌肤。PM 2.5 对呼吸系统的损害早已有所证明,因为这些颗粒会进入肺部。

对肌肤的损害

– 使肌肤干燥,并引起湿疹和牛皮癣;

– 产生黑头;

– 肌肤肤色不均匀;

– 细纹和皱纹;

– 过敏、泛红,且损害肌肤免疫系统。

“空气污染已日渐成为全球关注的重要问题。保持肌肤健康且肤色均匀、没有黑头是肌肤年轻有光泽的重要条件。了解到颗粒物质会通过一系列生化途径和机制影响我们的肌肤健康,佰莉蔻研发了魔法师(L’elixir)系列护肤产品,”佰莉蔻品牌研发总监Manoj Jain先生表示,“以尊重人类健康与环境的方式来发展企业和研发产品是我们的基本价值观。”

佰莉蔻(Belle ' botanique)产品在性质与应用方面均属于化妆护肤品。产品仅限于化妆护肤外用,不具备治疗性。

魔法师(L’elixir)系列产品含有依克多因(ECTOIN),一种经生态认证、临床证明有效抵抗空气污染影响的成分。

富含经科学认证的植物成分

撒尔沙植物:帮助肌肤排毒且净化肌肤。

松果菊:促进免疫系统。

黄芪:在面对压力和外部侵害时,增强肌肤的修复功能。

醋栗浆果:均衡肤色,抵抗黑头。

绿茶提取物:抗氧化,保护肌肤免受紫外线损害。

产品供应情况

产品现已在官网www.bellebotanique.com.au  上有售,可享受全球包邮免运费,由专业安全的快递公司送货上门






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DIMENSION DATA PROVIDES SCALABILITY AND SECURITY TO LEADING CONTAINER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY




Hong Kong, China, January 12, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - DIMENSION DATA PROVIDES SCALABILITY AND SECURITY TO LEADING CONTAINER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

Flexible software development network solutions reduce time needed to deploy virtual workloads and simplifies private cloud integration

Hong Kong, 9 Jan 2018 – Global ICT solutions and services provider, Dimension Data, has been chosen to provide Software Defined Network (SDN) solutions to one of the world’s largest integrated container transportation, logistics and terminal companies. Under the agreement, Dimension Data will provide them with a flexible virtual network provisioning and service chaining platform that can be deployed with their existing network infrastructure, eliminating the need for investing in new network hardware.

The organisation has consistently focused on providing customer-centric solutions through the use of information technology and innovation, including the use of e-commerce for the management of its cargo process. However, they faced limitations when the existing data centre network architecture failed to provide sufficient flexibility, multi-tenancy features and integration to their private cloud. To overcome these challenges, they are building a next-generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system on top of their IaaS cloud platform – and were seeking a solution that would facilitate this, as well as, allow scalability and secured multi-tenancy between carriers.

Dimension Data proposed a solution that unifies the network architecture within the data centre, simplifying processes for data centre expansion and migration. This would allow applications to be deployed as fast as possible and provide a holistic view in ensuring that the infrastructure meets the current and future requirements of the business. The solution approach aims to deliver tangible improvements to operations by shortening the time needed for data centre interconnects and for deploying virtual workloads. This will promote greater agility in scaling the ERP platform through the openstack infrastructure.

“We are excited to be working with one of the world’s largest integrated transport and logistics companies. They are known for their commitment to continuous innovation and services excellence. Our solutions approach and implementation will enable them to scale in an agile and secure manner and we are fully committed to supporting them to meet their evolving business needs and keep them at the forefront of innovation,” said Steven Medeiros, President, Dimension Data Hong Kong.

– ENDS –

About Dimension Data
Dimension Data uses technology to help organisations achieve great things. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workspaces, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 8 billion in 2017, offices in 46 countries, and 28,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. We’re proud to be the Official Technology Partner of Amaury Sport Organisation, which owns the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.

In Asia Pacific, we operate in 35 offices across 13 countries. We help clients enable technology, operate their IT infrastructures and transform technology solutions that deliver value. It combines an expertise in digital infrastructure, cybersecurity, customer experience (CX), and digital workplace, with advanced skills in IT outsourcing, IT-as-a-Service, Systems integration services and training. Visit us at http://www.dimensiondata.com

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

Huawei’s Richard Yu Announced as CES 2018 Keynote Speaker




Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Huawei’s Richard Yu Announced as CES 2018 Keynote Speaker
Yu to discuss Huawei’s vision for the future of connectivity

Paris, France, November 22, 2017 – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today that Richard Yu, CEO, Consumer Business Group, Huawei will deliver a keynote address at CES#174; 2018. Yu’s address will take place at 2 PM, Tuesday, January 9 in the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom. Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2018 returns to Las Vegas, January 9-12, 2018.

Mr. Yu took the CES 2017 keynote stage to discuss the future of mobility, especially in the areas of AI, virtual reality and connected technologies. He returns in 2018 to share Huawei's exploration on future connectivity and strategy in AI, IoT and new smart devices. Mr. Yu’s keynote mirrors many of the key industry trends poised to be showcased throughout CES. Numerous exhibitors at CES 2018 will display the latest connected technologies, specifically focused on IoT, 5G connectivity, transportation, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

“Mr. Yu is an industry visionary pioneering the future of mobility,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “Under his leadership, Huawei has become a world-class, global brand that represents innovation and the power of connectivity. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Yu back to the CES keynote stage as he shares his vision of our connected world.”

Richard Yu began his career at Huawei over two decades ago in 1993. He has since held several titles with Huawei, including CTO of Wireless RD, and director of the GSM/UMTS technical sales department. In 2006, he was appointed president of Huawei’s Wireless Network product line, and was nominated as president of the European region in 2008.

Huawei launched its Consumer Business Group in 2003. Since then, it has emerged as one of the top three smartphone brands, and has pushed the industry forward through meaningful and innovative consumer technology. Huawei serves over 170 countries and more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei’s booth at CES 2018 is located in Tech East, located in the LVCC, Central Hall #11439.

In addition to the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom, the Monte Carlo’s Park Theater will be a new keynote venue in 2018 and is part of CES Tech South. Please check the CES Keynote Addresses page regularly for updates on the keynote schedule.

CES 2018 is the global stage for innovation and will span more than 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 3,900 exhibiting companies unveiling technologies, products and services that touch every industry.

High-definition video b-roll from CES is available for easy download on CESbroll.com. See exclusive photos from the CES show floor, keynotes, conference sessions, events and award ceremonies in the CES photo gallery.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Discuss Innovation Agenda at CES 2018




Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Discuss Innovation Agenda at CES 2018

Arlington, VA, December 22, 2017 – United States Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will attend CES 2018#174;, Jan. 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev, headlining the Smart Cities at CES 2018 conference programming on Jan. 10 at 10:30-11:00 AM PT at Westgate, Level 1, Pavilion 9. Secretary Chao and Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – the owner and producer of CES – will have a candid conversation about the intersection of technology and disruptive innovation transforming cities, making transportation safer, improving efficiencies and connecting Americans and American business to greater opportunity.

“New technologies will fundamentally change the way Americans travel and connect with one another,” said Secretary Chao. “At the U.S. Department of Transportation, we are focusing on the safe and secure integration of emerging technologies that will improve access and mobility for millions.”

“We’re thrilled to have America’s top transportation official join us at CES, where government policy leaders from around the world come together to see, try and talk about the tech innovations that are changing our lives for the better,” said Shapiro. “Secretary Chao’s insights offer a unique opportunity for industry leaders to learn how the administration is committed to rebuilding our aging infrastructure and integrating technology solutions to enhance mobility. CES has been a world leader on self-driving vehicles, driver-assist and drone technologies for years – and now, CES is the only trade show that brings together the technologies, solutions, players, and audiences in the smart city sector.”

Forecasters predict two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and global spending on smart cities will reach $34.35 billion by 2020. Smart Cities: Thriving in the Future presented by Consumer Technology Association and Deloitte will explore what’s next for smart cities including smart transportation, smart energy and smart grid, public safety, healthcare, data analytics and security, artificial intelligence and governance and policy. Also, Transforming the Future of Public Safety Communication presented by FirstNet will examine how smart cities will impact public safety, and how innovators can use sensor networks, human intelligence and data, and technology tools to develop and share life-saving information.

“Any holistic smart city plan should include seamlessly integrated multi-modal transportation solutions, with the public and private sectors working closely together to bring those solutions to life,” said Craig Giffi, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and U.S. automotive practice leader. “The smart cities of tomorrow require both innovative business leaders and policymakers, and Deloitte is delighted to be collaborating with CTA to host Secretary Chao as part of the CES 2018 Smart Cities conference track, exploring how the U.S. Department of Transportation is helping enable the future of mobility.”

Before serving as Secretary of Transportation, Secretary Chao served as U.S. Secretary of Labor for eight years under President George W. Bush. Secretary Chao is the first Asian American woman to be appointed to a U.S. president's cabinet in American history. She previously served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of America, and Director of the Peace Corps.

CES 2018 delivers an unrivaled experience for executives and professionals, offering the latest in intelligent transportation, the opportunity to demo self-driving vehicles and discover how 5G connectivity and IoT technologies are driving innovations. CES 2018, the global stage for innovation, will span more than 2.6 million net square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 3,900 exhibiting companies unveiling technologies, products and services that touch virtually every industry.

Most U.S. consumers are excited about the benefits of SDVs, and almost two-thirds want to swap their current cars for self-driving vehicles, according to CTA’s Self-Driving Vehicles: Consumer Sentiments.

CTA's most recent U.S. Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts report projects total U.S. drone sales will reach 3.4 million units (up 40 percent from 2016) and $1.1 billion in revenue (up 44 percent) for the first time in 2017.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

CES 2018 Announces New Session Focusing on AI




Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - CES 2018 Announces New Session Focusing on AI
IBM Executives Bridget Karlin, Donna N. Dillenberger and Beth Smith
explain how AI will transform the business world

Las Vegas, NV, January 11, 2018 – On 6 January 2018, The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – owner and producer of CES#174; – announced a new CES 2018 SuperSession featuring IBM executives Bridget Karlin, Chief Technology Officer Vice President, GTS Technology, Innovation Automation, Donna N. Dillenberger, IBM Fellow, Enterprise Solutions; and Beth Smith, General Manager, IBM Watson.

The session – Turning AI into New Ways of Doing Business on Jan. 10, 2-3 PM, Tech East, LVCC, North Hall, N257 – will discuss how professionals are putting the technology to work to better serve customers through increased engagement and accelerated research and the future of AI.

“AI has the power to change the world, and companies such as IBM are using the CES platform to share their latest breakthroughs and insights,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, CTA. “I am proud and excited to add these leaders to our long list of exemplary speakers using the CES stage to share their vision. This panel will provide great insights into how companies across all industries around the world are putting IBM Watson to work, managing workflows, data sets and insights all through AI.”

CES 2018 will feature a new Marketplace and conference track on the future of AI, a key ingredient technology over the next decade that is being folded into consumer tech applications across all industries including automotive, health, home, robotics and agriculture. And CES 2018 will showcase AI innovations with an increased focus on user value and that has the power to improve the world.

“We are in an extraordinary time, where companies in all industries must reinvent themselves around data,” said Karlin. “Harnessing that data with AI creates a new partnership between humans and technology. At IBM, we believe the pairing of human and machine is bringing the greatest value to enterprises.”

CES 2018 is the global stage for innovation and will run from Jan. 9-12, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, NV.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

MTR Welcomes the Year of the Dog with Special Edition Commemorative Tickets




Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Start the Chinese New Year with MTR’s attractive “Year of the Dog” Commemorative Ticket Set available for sale from 28 January 2018 and enjoy unlimited rides around town on the MTR network* using the special edition tickets on the first day of the Chinese New Year (16 February 2018).

Priced at HK$85, the ticket set comprises two souvenir tickets depicting the loving and vibrant spirit of dogs illustrated by imperial painter Mr Shen Quan from the Qing Dynasty and contemporary British artist Ms Catriona Hall, both famous for bringing animals to life on paper. The ticket set also comes with a selection of gourmet teabags including four bags of High Mountain Oolong Tea and four bags of Oriental Delight Tea. As an extra offer, a limited edition “Year of the Dog” vacuum flask with a chic red monogram will also go on sale for HK$110 from the same day (28 January 2018).

“Chinese New Year is a special occasion when families and friends get together and spend quality time with each other. MTR will provide passengers with overnight train services on Chinese New Year’s Eve (15 February 2018). Through the heart-warming design of the commemorative ticket set and the gourmet teabags that come with the ticket set, we wish our passengers a relaxing holiday break and a very happy Year of the Dog,” said Ms Jeny Yeung, Commercial Director of MTR Corporation.

The commemorative ticket set and the vacuum flask will be on sale from 28 January 2018 at the start of MTR train service at all MTR and Light Rail Customer Service Centres** (unpaid area) while stocks last. Each customer may buy up to two sets per purchase for each item. Each commemorative ticket allows customers to enjoy unlimited rides on the MTR network* on 16 February 2018. The tickets will be returned to customers as souvenirs after use. Malfunctioning tickets should be exchanged on 16 February 2018 at any MTR Customer Service Centres (except Airport Express, Light Rail, Lo Wu, Lok Ma Chau and Racecourse stations). Tickets sold are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

MTR Club members can enjoy priority purchase through the MTR Club’s website at www.mtrclub.com.hk from tomorrow (12 January 2018) to 23 January 2018 or by paying cash at the Tourist Services Centre at MTR Admiralty Station (unpaid area) on 25 and 26 January 2018. Each member may buy up to two sets per purchase for each item while stock lasts.
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* Each ticket is valid for unlimited rides on the first day of the “Year of the Dog” on 16 February 2018 (except Airport Express, East Rail Line First Class, journeys to or from Lo Wu, Lok Ma Chau and Racecourse stations). Passengers are required to present their tickets for verification when taking the Light Rail, MTR Bus and MTR Feeder Bus. If the ticket is used to travel to either Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau in breach of the terms and conditions, the holder is liable to pay the full single journey fare between the station of entry and Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau station.

** Except Airport Express, Lo Wu, Lok Ma Chau and Racecourse stations.

Source: ChinaNewswire.com

Molex Introduces Woodhead Super-SafewayPortable Power System




Hong Kong, China, January 11, 2018 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - Durable Woodhead power boxes, Woodhead wiring devices and Woodhead Safeway cable protectors team up to provide a rugged power delivery system

Molex introduces the Woodhead Super-Safeway Portable Power System, which combines the durability of Woodhead power boxes, the reliability of the Woodhead wiring devices and the innovative Woodhead Safeway cable protector into a single integrated solution for indoor or outdoor applications.

“Whether needed in an emergency situation, a special concert event or an everyday application, the need for strong, safe and durable power distribution always is a challenge,” said Tony Quebbemann, global product manager, Molex. “The combined strengths of the two product solutions from the Woodhead Safeway and Super-Safeway brands makes this Portable Power System a flexible and powerful device.”

The Woodhead Super-Safeway Power Boxes feature a vulcanized rubber enclosure that is resistant to shock, impact and corrosion. The boxes are just 29 pounds and the aluminum legs not only help to reduce the box’s weight but also give it a 6-inch ground clearance. It’s one of many features that makes the Woodhead Super Safeway Portable Power System compliant with UL, CSA, NEC and OSHA portable power delivery system standards for construction sites.

The boxes also feature color-coded straight-blade receptacles to help users balance their loads equally between phases, and a feed-through feature to allow multiple boxes to be placed on a single feeder.

The Woodhead wiring solutions include an angled outlet/GFCI outlet box, a 3-phase stringer set and a 50A power cord. The stringer receptacles also are color-coded to make 3-phase identification easier.

The Woodhead Safeway cable protection system has a 5-channel design that accommodates up to 1.25”-diameter cables (1.625” diameter cables center channel), and a convenient hinged lid to provide easy access, placement and removal of all cables. The cable protector also is strong, with a 16,3000-pound load capacity per tire, and a UV-stabilized material that resists exposure to sunlight.

“While this product has a wide variety of uses both indoors and outdoors, the durability and portability of the Woodhead Super Safeway Portable Power System makes it an important tool when flexible power distribution is needed,” Quebbemann said.

For more information about The Woodhead Super Safeway Portable Power System, please visit http://www.molex.com/link/portablepowersystem.html.

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Molex brings together innovation and technology to deliver electronic solutions to customers worldwide. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a full suite of solutions and services for many markets, including data communications, consumer electronics, medical, industrial, automotive, and commercial vehicle. For more information, please visit www.molex.com.

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Source: ChinaNewswire.com