Author: Marie Jones

Laser-patterned thin films that swell into kirigami-like structures offer new opportunities in hydrogel technology. New options for making finely structured soft, flexible and expandable materials called hydrogels have been developed by researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT). Their work extends the emerging field of ‘kirigami hydrogels’, in which patterns are cut into a thin film allowing it to later swell into complex hydrogel structures. The research is published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. A Kirigami pattern of the hydrogel (top) and the hydrogel swollen from dry state (bottom). Hydrogels have a network of…

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GOLD HUNTER RESOURCES INC. (CSE: HUNT) (the “Company” or “Gold Hunter”) is pleased to provide an important update regarding the distribution (the “Distribution”) of shares (the “FireFly Shares”) of FireFly Metals Ltd. (ASX: FFM) (“FireFly”) to Gold Hunter’s shareholders (the “Shareholders”). This update details the steps the Company is taking to facilitate the Distribution. Court Affidavit and Distribution Process On April 8th, 2024, the Company filed a Petition to the Court, Notice of Hearing (For Final Order), and the 1st Affidavit of Sean Kingsley, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, with the Supreme Court of British Columbia (together, the…

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This month, Tau has reached a pivotal milestone with the publication of Theories and Applications of Boolean Algebras, a research paper by Ohad Asor that lays the scientific groundwork for the innovative Tau Language. Tau Unveils Logical Languages Research Cover of Theories and Applications of Boolean Algebras by Ohad Asor Ohad Asor’s Research: Breakthroughs in Logic and Computation The recently published research paper by Ohad Asor, the founder and CTO of Tau, introduces significant advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) with new logical languages, such as NSO and GSSOTC, designed to surpass currently widespread machine-learning methods by enabling formal proofs…

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Shoplazza’s recent achievement of the Fast Enterprise Award at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards (APEA) serves as a testament to its pioneering role in transforming B2C E-commerce solutions. This prestigious accolade underscores Shoplazza’s unwavering commitment to innovation and technological excellence, particularly evident in its flagship product, Shopping Cart SaaS. The APEA ceremony, often dubbed as the Oscars of Asian entrepreneurship, recently concluded its China Chapter in Shanghai, showcasing the vibrancy and inclusivity of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Organized by Enterprise Asia, the APEA has emerged as a premier platform for honoring outstanding leaders and businesses across Asia, with over 2,000…

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The showcases for global trendy products and design thinking draw over 7,000 exhibitors globally Seven HKTDC-organised lifestyle and licensing events will launch from late April, covering lifestyle products and licensing industry, including the Home InStyle, Fashion InStyle, Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair, Deluxe PrintPack Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Licensing Show and the Asian Licensing Conference. The fairs feature over 7,000 exhibitors from some 30 countries and regions. Home InStyle introduces a brand new image and the acclaimed World of DeLuxe PrintPack Zone will spin off from the Hong Kong International Printing…

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New corporate identity reflects Group’s evolution since its founding in 1999 and future directions Group subsidiaries and trademarked data portal to retain Shareinvestor brand, as will its other product brands Revamped Shareinvestor.com portal to be rolled out as part of 25th anniversary Shareinvestor.com Holdings Pte. Ltd., the holding company of Singapore’s largest independent platform for retail investors, today announced a name change and a new logo to mark its 25th anniversary. The new holding company name is AlphaInvest Holdings Pte. Ltd. (AlphaInvest or the Group), with its new logo and tagline as shown here: The Group’s subsidiaries in Singapore, Malaysia…

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Superlative CX can create a near unsurmountable competitive moat around brands, as industry experts and practitioners highlighted at Team Marksmen Network’s CX Transformation Conclave 2024 which was scheduled on 5th April at Taj MG Road, Bengaluru, India. In the era of unprecedented choice and ever-rising expectations, customer experience has emerged as the new battleground for businesses. Companies that prioritise crafting exceptional journeys at every touchpoint are gaining a formidable competitive edge, while those neglecting CX risk obsolescence. Delivering consistently remarkable experiences requires a customer-centric mindset that permeates the entire organisation. Leaders govern with empathy, proactively seeking to understand evolving needs…

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As the crypto world braces for the biggest bull run in history in advance of Bitcoin halving, PredicXion, an innovative financial platform sets to revolutionize the crypto market by integrating AI to navigate and capitalize on the information-rich landscape of 2024. Steering this venture is Andy Cheung, alongside a team with roots in industry giants such as OKX, Binance, Huobi, Celsius, and Betfair. With AI at its core, PredicXion is not merely a platform; it’s a comprehensive ecosystem designed to cater to the future of finance. It uniquely combines a prediction market, lending and borrowing services, and a crypto exchange,…

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The innovative Cyber Performance Center approach helps businesses present a united front against cybercrime by aligning cybersecurity and corporate goals. Companies can level up their cybersecurity defenses – eliminating the skills and knowledge gaps that criminals regularly exploit thanks to Hack The Box’s Cyber Performance Center. Hack The Box’s Cyber Performance Center unites individual ability, business management practices, and the human factor in the cybersecurity industry and it is designed to help organizations take a coordinated approach to their cyber readiness, reducing the vulnerabilities created when cybersecurity is siloed or treated as a tick-box requirement. Its innovative model transcends the limits…

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Moxy.io proudly announces the appointment of Thomas Gustinis, a key figure in treasury management of UBS, as its previous Global Chief Financial Officer. This landmark hire underscores Moxy.io’s ambition to fortify its leadership team with unparalleled financial expertise and vision, propelling the company towards new horizons in the competitive blockchain and gaming industries. Thomas Gustinis brings to Moxy.io a storied career in global finance, having helmed UBS’s treasury operations, where he was instrumental in steering the banking giant through complex financial landscapes and maximizing operational efficiency and profitability. His strategic foresight and deep understanding of global financial markets are set to…

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In partnership with STYNGR, XRP Ledger, and the iconic Downtown is set to launch music digital collectibles in Q2 2024 featuring artist exclusives, in-world activations, and more The virtual realm will soon pulse to the rhythm of music. TCG World, the fast-growing and immersive Web3 online open world metaverse, today announced a groundbreaking partnership with STYNGR, the premier music integration platform for the gaming ecosystem, and Downtown, one of the most dominant forces in the music industry. In a move set to revolutionize the gaming landscape, TCG World, STYNGR, and Downtown are joining forces to unveil an innovative music collectible,…

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#WBSDubai, one of the world’s longest-running blockchain events, is back! Taking place on 22nd-23rd April, this eagerly awaited summit, co-hosted by SUN Minimeal and manufactured by SUN AG. Beyond being at the forefront of nutritional innovation, SUN Minimeal is breaking new ground in the blockchain sector by integrating the SUN Rewards program and SUN Minimeal Coins ($UN) into their operations. This initiative represents a significant leap forward in how blockchain technology can be applied to everyday health and lifestyle products, promoting sustainability, health, and affordability. As the blockchain community continues to grow and evolve, the collaboration with SUN Minimeal underscores a shared…

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Chiron AS, now part of ZeptoMetrix®, has developed the world’s very first commercially available microplastic reference materials. This revolutionary new product range, called MicroPRefs®, was developed in close collaboration with the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and was made possible by grants from the EU project EUROqCHARM and Innovation Norway. Microplastic particles are found in large quantities in water, soil, and in the air. Plastic pollution of various kinds breaks down in nature into tiny particles. These range in size from macro- to nano-sized particles. Microplastics are also carriers of various environmental toxins such as PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl…

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The industry is optimistic about the market this year The inaugural Smart Lighting Expo and 15th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) concluded successfully today, attracting some 16,000 buyers from 107 countries and regions Apart from local visitors, the fairs welcomed buyers from mainly Mainland China, Australia, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Russia and the United States, underscoring the shows’ internationality An on-site survey showed that 63% of industry players anticipated sales rising in the next 12 to 24 months InnoEX and Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) will follow and open on Saturday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Organised…

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Exosens is pleased to announce a partnership with Photonscore, a provider of instrumentation for time-correlated single photon imaging. Through this partnership, Exosens will distribute LINCam, an innovative camera system with picosecond time resolution through their Photonis-branded scientific imaging product portfolio. “We are delighted to partner with Photonscore and add LINCam to our scientific imaging solutions to our potential customers. LINCam is a breakthrough technology that enables fast and accurate time-resolved imaging for a variety of applications, such as biomedical research, material science, and quantum optics. LINCam complements our existing product line and combined will provide a unique value proposition.” – Ulrich…

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Since 2023, with the effective implementation of consumer promotion policies, the catering consumption market has been steadily recovering. China’s per capita disposable income has been steadily increasing, and the total retail sales of consumer goods have maintained an upward trend. Consumption has become one of the important drivers of China’s economic growth. China’s young consumers have been increasingly exposed to Western lifestyles and culture, driving the rise in the popularity of Western cuisine, including pizza. According to a Frost & Sullivan report, China’s pizza market size reached RMB37.5 billion in 2022, and is expected to double to RMB68.9 billion by…

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– The Subscription-as-a-Service (SaaS) model FashionTech platform will enable apparel designers and makers to create, visualize and commercialize their designs in hours instead of weeks and months. Besides enormous time and cost savings, niia.ai aims to pave the way for sustainable fashion using generative AI. Navan AI(https://navan.ai), a generative AI and computer vision solutions company headquartered in Singapore, is pleased to announce the commercial launch of its FashionTech platform niia.ai (https://niia.ai) after a successful months-long trial run with a selection of fashion brands in Singapore and India. Using the power of generative AI, niia.ai delivers significant time and cost savings to apparel…

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CMGE (HKG: 0302), a game operator listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, recently released its annual financial report for the year 2023. The report revealed that the company recorded a total revenue of 2.6 billion yuan during the period. Its adjusted net profit reached 5.379 million yuan, marking an overall shift from previous losses to profitability. This represents a year-on-year growth of 103%, which can be attributed to the comparatively low base in 2022. Moreover, the company’s operating profit, after accounting for non-operating income and expenses, stood at 107 million yuan. Mini-games Emerge as New Growth Driver; Legend of…

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On March 27th, the Hong Kong-listed company CMGE (HKG: 0302) released its 2023 annual performance report. According to the report, CMGE achieved total operating income of 2.6 billion yuan in 2023. After adjustments, the net profit reached 5.379 million yuan, marking an overall turnaround from loss to profit with a year-on-year increase of 103% due to the low base in 2022. After deducting the impact of non-operating income and expenses on profit, the operating profit stood at 107 million yuan. It is worth noting that on March 28th, CMGE disclosed a share repurchase plan. The board of directors believes that…

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Over 1,300 exhibitors showcase diverse trends at twin illumination events The inaugural Smart Lighting Expo and 15th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) opened today and will run for four days until 9 April under the theme Bright Lighting • Smart Living, bringing together over 1,300 exhibitors Smart Lighting Expo features pavilions from Foshan city, Zhongshan city and Jiangmen city’s Jianghai district, strongholds of the lighting industry in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, while Spring Lighting Fair presents pavilions from Jiangsu province and Xiamen city The Smart Lighting Solution Forum tomorrow will focus on the application of Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Smart Home…

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