Previous Article Next Article This week’s stock market reviewThe battle for NatWest bank has entered a critical new phase. The threeparties involved – NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of Scotland – have beentrading accusations relentlessly with each other ahead of the 14 Februarydeadline when NatWest shareholders have to choose between the two hostilebidders. Bank of Scotland’s latest offer is worth just over £24bn or about £14.50 perNatWest share. Royal Bank of Scotland has offered to pay £22bn for NatWest inthe form of £3.05 per share in loan notes and about £1.20 per share specialdividend with guaranteed features. Many analysts think Royal Bank of Scotland needs to raise its offer but inthe meantime, NatWest maintains its strong opposition to a takeover by eitherrival. NatWest last week said it considers the raiders’ proposals risky and theoffer, so far, woefully inadequate.Tobacco firm sends out smoke signals over health concernsBritish American Tobacco, the world’s second largest tobacco manufacturer,is seeking a “partnership for change” dialogue with the Governmentand health pressure groups in order to respond to concern that smoking posesdangers to public health. BAT has suggested raising the legal age for buying tobacco from 16 to 18. Italso proposes sponsoring independent research into the effects of low tarcigarettes and how to combat tobacco smuggling into the country. And itsupports the idea of ID cards so that underage children trying to buy tobaccocan be identified.Captains of industry are ready to ring the changesA survey commissioned by BT Cellnet reveals that more than three-quarters ofBritain’s top company chiefs believe mobile phones will change the way businessesoperate in future. The survey, carried out by Mori, reveals that most of theUK’s senior business executives are well acquainted with technology. Also, most of the 102-sample of directors drawn from the top 500 companiesbelieve voice-activated keyboards could soon render present-day keyboards andmice obsolete. Interestingly, that could mean the end of employers’ nightmareof being sued for Repetitive Strain Injury. But then again, perhaps not,because the voice-activated keyboards could cause the equivalent Vocal StrainInjury problems for employers instead.HSE calls for shutdown of lay-offs plan at nuclear operatorSafety fears have prompted the Health and Safety Executive to call for atemporary halt to the proposed redundancies plan announced by British Energypending full assessment of safety issues at its two nuclear power operations.British Energy plans to combine some of the core areas of its subsidiariesBritish Energy Generation and British Energy Generation (UK) in order todeliver on its cost-cutting programme. Comments are closed. Bank raiders tool up for St Valentines DayOn 1 Feb 2000 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.
December 1st morning news, iResearch released today "2008-2009 China domain hosting market development report", the report shows that in 2008 the Chinese domain name market revenue size of 800 million yuan, an increase of 25.4% compared to 2007. The report also pointed out that with the end of the CN domain name of 1 yuan experience activities, its popularity has plummeted.
08 China domain name market revenue of $800 million
report pointed out that since 2007 to promote CN domain 1 yuan experience activities, the number of Chinese domain names will increase significantly. At the same time, the 08 Beijing Olympics and held the national informatization process proposed to accelerate the development of the market, the relevant domain name service market China revenue to maintain rapid growth, in 2008 the income scale is 800 million yuan, an increase of 25.4% compared to 2007.
iResearch analysis, service rapid development will bring Chinese domain and e-commerce personalized domain name demand is increasing, in addition, the development of mobile Internet will also drive the host domain name industry. Expected by 2012 China’s domain name related services market revenue will be more than 2 billion yuan.
Ari pointed out that China’s domain name industry in 2007 and 2008 years in a steady growth period, gradually into the mature stage. Experience in the CN domain name after the end of the event, if you want to keep the rapid development of the state, should pay attention to the Internet from the infrastructure construction, improve the overall service level of the domain name industry, clean network environment, improve service levels to broaden the business channels etc..
2009 China CN domain cooling significantly
since March 7, 2007, CN domain wide experience activities organized by the majority of Internet users to actively participate in the CN domain name registration, more domain name experience to the site, blog, e-mail and other Internet applications. CN domain name registration number of rapid growth, to December 31, 2008, CN domain name registration amount of 13 million 570 thousand, becoming the world’s first national top-level domain name.
iResearch pointed out, but with the end of the experience of the activities, CN domain price is relatively improved, some CN domain name holders no longer pay for the domain name, resulting in a decline in the number of domain names. In July 2009, the domain name CN number is 12 million 550 thousand, compared to 2008 decreased by 7.5%, while Germany is currently holding DE free registration activities, the domain name DE number more than 13 million in 2009 August, to become the world’s first top-level domain name again.
Ari analysts believe that the price of CN domain restricted its further development, in order to prevent more CN domain names has become waste resources, should be properly lowered the price, so as to improve the effective use of CN domain name rate.