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The Present and Future of Wimax in the APAC Region

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

WiMAX — short for ‘Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access’ — and a telecommunications protocol that has been bruited about as a true next-generation fixed and mobile Internet-access technology has, since its inception, been viewed by many providers and countries alike as a key component of a rapid, high-performance communications system.

But has this favorable view actually translated to high adoption rates in the Asian region?


Intellectual Property Rights in Asia: Finding the “Sweet Spot” Between Standards, Compliance and Developmental Pressures

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Issues regarding intellectual property (IP) and other related concerns are concurrently some of the most significant and the most contentious in the world today — perhaps most especially for the various nations of the Asia-Pacific region.

Asian Technology Picks Up While Europe’s Lags

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

While technology sectors in Asia and Europe were hit hard by the global recession, lower costs and increasingly high quality of products and services offered by the Asian technology sector have enabled it to be competitive vis-à-vis its European competition.

In addition, the fact that China and India have been growing, combined with the increasing competitiveness of the Asian sectors, have led to increased demand in those markets for technology products and services from local firms.

Taking Temperature Of SAAS in the Asia-Pacific Region

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Thanks to the benefits it offers, including scalability, security and reduction in expenses, SaaS or “Software as a Service” has rapidly become popular in North America and Europe.

Has SaaS proven as popular in Asia as it has in other parts of the world? In a nutshell the answer is: not yet. Although SaaS has managed to gain a foothold in key Asian markets, adoption has been uneven across the region as a whole to date, and SaaS’ future success in the Asia-Pacific region will depend on how providers deal with certain challenges.

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Tech Transfers & Asian-Pacific Clean-Tech Industry

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

For nations of the Asia- Pacific region striving to develop local clean-technology industries with an eye towards boosting their green credentials and reducing their overal environmental footprint,technology transfers are no less than vital.


Increased Competitiveness of Chinese, Indian Tech

Monday, November 1st, 2010

There was a time not too long ago when the Chinese and Indian technology sectors lagged behind those of more developed Asian countries like South Korea and Japan — not to mention their equivalents in the West. Nowadays, these sectors are becoming increasingly competitive in the global arena.

Chinese Biofuel Industry: An Overview

Friday, October 1st, 2010

As the world knows all too well, dependence on oil can be problematic. An increase in the prices of both crude and developed petroleum products, increased environmental consciousness, various political issues, and other such problems make dependence on petroleum less than ideal. This is why China, as well as many nations throughout the world, has been engaged in programs aimed at the development of biofuels as alternative sources of energy, and other sources as well.


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