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2014-09-02 23:01:35

With over half of its Kickstarter campaign completed, the world’s smallest, adaptive and most affordable motion capture system has reached its funding goal and released news about its stretch goals. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Perception Neuron, the world’s smallest, adaptive and versatile wireless full-body motion capture system for virtual reality, motion capture and visual effects is proud to announce that it has surpassed its Kickstarter fundraising goal of $250,000...

2014-08-28 08:29:23

XIAMEN, China, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- China Xiniya Fashion Limited ("Xiniya" or the "Company" NYSE: XNY), a leading provider of men's business casual apparel in China, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, before the open of U.S. markets on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Xiniya's management will host and earnings conference call on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (8 p.m....

2014-08-27 23:11:38

On September 13, 2014, Formula E will demonstrate a 20kW Wireless EV in Beijing. In light of this upcoming event, Bryan Solstin at Solstin.org has released a statement explaining how an air bearing between the road and EV keeps the vehicle coils lightweight. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Business and academia around the world are analyzing not only the electrification of vehicles, but also the electrification of roads. Qualcomm demonstrated the 20kW Halo system on the...

2014-08-27 08:22:12

Cumulative PV Module Shipments Exceeded 10 GW Globally BAODING, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Consolidated Financial and Operating Summary -- Total net revenues were RMB...

2014-08-26 12:24:05

BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 20, a cultural gala event in Beijing celebrated the grand opening of Huaxia United Cultural Museum. Former head of China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television Yu Youxian, former Vice Minister of Culture Zhao Weisui, former Vice Minister of Commerce Zhou Keren, former president of PLA Daily and vice chairman of All-China Journalists Association Wang Mengyun, deputy director of the National Museum of...

2014-08-22 12:26:38

BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 22, 2014, a charity gala titled "Fulfilling People's Dreams and Providing Tailored Beautiful Life -- MXIS Night" was organized in the Hebei Conference Center in Shijiazhuang by MXIS -- a customized real estate service provider. There was a strong lineup at the gala, bringing renowned Chinese and international children stars. MXIS leaders, its cooperation partners and distinguished guests from various sectors were gathered, making the...

2014-08-22 12:22:18

-- Operating Profit Records Double Digit Growth in the First Half of 2014 BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec" or "the Company") (HKEX: 386; CH: 600028;NYSE: SNP) today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Financial Highlights: -- In accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), in the first half of 2014, the Company's turnover, other operating revenues and...

2014-08-22 08:26:54

With consulting services from IBM and infrastructure support from China Telecom, businesses can build SAP clouds BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Telecom Corporation Limited and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that they have entered into a three-year agreement to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) implement secure, cost-effective and scalable SAP cloud-based applications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Additionally, the cloud-based SAP...

2014-08-22 08:23:21

BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueFocus Communications Group Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as "BlueFocus", stock symbol SZ.300058) announced its Interim Report 2014 today. During the half-year period, the company reported a gross operating revenue of RMB 2,628,267,700 (US$ 428 million), up 122.12% year over year, with net profit of RMB 301,665,500 (US$ 49.13 million), up 119.31% year over year. BlueFocus continues its digital strategy and global expansion while...

2014-08-21 20:22:20

BEIJING, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 20(th), Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and CRI Online jointly launched "Feeling Beijing" Online Contest for Global Audiences in six languages including Chinese, English, German, French, Japanese and Korean, which enables world participants to answer the questionnaire in their native languages by visiting www.cri.cn. The event will last till October 20(th). Questions in the contest cover a wide range of areas,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'