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AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Tuesday 3 November, 2009


SYDNEY, Nov. 3 /AsiaNet/ --


   PHARMA SHOWS...

   MAARSSEN: Returning confidence across the global pharma ingredients and services sector was marked

by the buoyant CPhI Worldwide and co-located exhibitions -- ICSE, P-MEC and BioPh -- in sunny Madrid last

month (12 - 15 October). 


   

   CHINA FASHION...

   BEIJING: On the evening of Nov. 2, 2009, global fashion circles' attention will focus at the Golden Hall of the

Beijing Hotel, where NE.TIGER, China's leading luxury brand, raises the curtain on China Fashion Week for

the eighth successive year as the opening show.



   MUSIC SEARCH...

   NEW YORK and BEIJING: Qtrax announced today that Baidu, China's leading Internet search engine, has

agreed to direct music related search inquiries from its Entertainment Portal, and Qian Qian Music Online sites

to Qtrax's independent, free and legal download service, wherever Qtrax has the queried artist or song in its

catalogue.


 

   ESCAPE GAME...

   NAGOYA: Ateam Inc. is pleased to announce the November 2, 2009 release of their original Escape Game

for WiiWare(TM) titled "Aha! I Got It!" Escape Game.



   PERSONAL TRAINER...

   SYDNEY: World (&NZ's) largest fitness franchise, launches revolutionary new 

'CurvesSmart', the first ever electronic personal trainer to regulate every 

workout for a precise personal best.



   SILICONE RUBBERS...

   SHANGHAI:  The XIAMETER(R) web-enabled business model from Dow Corning is launching a new set of

China-made silicone rubbers to better serve its customers, especially in China and the Asia region.


 

   COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM...

   SAN JOSE: eOn Communications Corporation(TM) (Nasdaq: EONC), a leading provider of

telecommunications solutions, announces today the debut of its new server-based IP communications

platform called the eConn IP-PBX at the VoiceCon(R) San Francisco show being held at the Moscone North

Convention Center from November 2-5, 2009.


 

   TWIN SERVERS...

   SAN JOSE: Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-

performance server solutions, today launched the 

latest addition to the company's extensive Twin family product line, the new 2U Twin servers. 


 

   TELECOM SUMMIT...

   CAMBRIDGE, Mass: Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com), the telecom research arm of the Light Reading

Communications Network, has been chosen to participate in the Next Generation Telecom Summit for Latin

America, to be held on November 10-12 in Panama (www.ngtsummitla.com).  


   REDEMPTION DATES...

   WASHINGTON: Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) will redeem the principal amounts indicated for the following

securities issues on the redemption dates indicated below at a redemption price equal to 100 percent of the

principal amount redeemed, plus accrued interest thereon to the date of redemption.

  

   SYNTHETIC SIRNA...

   FREMONT: Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to

discovering, developing and commercializing novel RNA interference (RNAi)-based therapeutics, today

announced that James D. Thompson, Ph.D., Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development, will present a case

history of QPI-1002, the first systemically administered synthetic siRNA, at the Joint Symposium of the 5th

Annual Meeting of Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society and the 19th Antisense Symposium in Fukuoka,

Japan, November 3-6, 2009.



   SEOUL FACILITY...

   RALEIGH, N.C.: PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, announces the opening of a

new office facility in Seoul, South Korea.


 

   ISO CERTIFICATION...

   INDIANAPOLIS: AMD LASERS today announced it has attained International Organization for

Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification of its medical device quality management system in North

America, Canada, and the European Union. 


 

   LUXURY PHONE...

   PARIS: Inspired by the mythic Lamborghini Murciélago, TAG Heuer, the world leader in luxury sports

watches and chronographs has teamed up with the famous Italian super sports car manufacturer to create the

limited-edition MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini phone.


   

   THINKERS FESTIVAL...

   ABU DHABI: The third Festival of Thinkers (FoT) convened today. The opening address was given by H.E.

Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE and

Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) to an audience of over 2,000.


 

   FREQUENT FLYER...

   BEIJING: Air China and Continental Airlines launch frequent flyer program 

cooperation beginning October 27, 2009.


 

   PRICE ASSESSMENT...

   MOSCOW: Platts, the energy information division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, plans to launch a price

assessment for the new Russian crude oil which is slated to start flowing to Asian markets on December 16.



   GATEWAY TECHNOLOGY...

   KUALA LUMPUR:  Today, TANDBERG(R) (OSLO: TAA. OL) further established its leadership in  open

standards with the announcement of a Unified Communications Gateway technology, demonstrating high

definition video interoperability with Microsoft Office Communicator R2. 


 

   FLEXIBLE HOSE...

   SOWERBY BRIDGE: Aflex Hose Ltd has today unveiled Corroline, a revolutionary flexible hose developed

to stand up to the toughest chemical and process applications.

   

   EMERGING MARKETS...  

   JERSEY CITY, N.J., LONDON and HONG KONG: Knight Capital Group, Inc. 

(Nasdaq: NITE) today announced that Knight  Libertas has established a Global 

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Emerging Markets Sales team based in Greenwich, Conn., Hong Kong and London. 


 

 

   CHEMICAL COMPANY...

   MIDLAND, Mich: For chemical companies to thrive as the global economy recovers, size is not as important

as innovation, efficiency and sustainability, according to Shelley Bausch, global executive director of the

XIAMETER(R) online-based business of Dow Corning.




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