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Most downloaded apps of 2014 on Android and iOS
December 19, 2014
It's that time of the year when lists will be hitting you from all corners. 2014 has been the year when apps have really caught on the wave and technologists over the globe are curious about how things will evolve from here. In this article, we've put together a list of the most downloaded apps globally, as per Apple's AppStore and Google's PlayStore.Here's what has been trending on the iOS: 1) Name - WhatsappDomain - Social NetworkingStart Year - 2009Price - FreeLocation - Menlo Park, California USAFounders - Jan Koum, Brian ActomDescription - WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones and selected feature phones that uses the Internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages as well as their location using integrated mapping features. 2) Name - FacebookDomain - Social NetworkingStart Year - 2004Price - FreeLocation - Menlo Park, California USAFounders - Mark Zuckerberg and TeamDescription -Ranked No-2 on the chart, Facebook still dominates the field of Social Networking with connecting people all over the world. Facebook app connects you with your friends, get notifications and share images and thoughts more easily and quickly.

'Make in India' Gains The Pace With Semicon Manufacturing Facility In India
December 19, 2014
Jaiprakash Associates Limited with IBM USA as technology partner and HSMC Technologies India Pvt. Ltd with ST Microelectronics as technology partner will lead the fabrication (FAB) manufacturing facilities in India.

Visiongain Updates on Food Traceability Technologies Market
December 19, 2014
Visiongain reported the world market for food traceability technologies will reach $11.15bn in 2015, visiongain predicts. In a release, the Company noted that one driving force has been the shift in consumer lifestyle towards healthy food consumption and a need to know the origins of food.

East Hartford Teams with Ameresco for LED Street Lights and Exterior Lighting ESPC Project
December 19, 2014
Ameresco said that it is working with the Town of East Hartford to develop and implement an LED street light and exterior lighting upgrade project at select locations. According to a release, under a $2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) including more than $480,000 in incentives, new street lights are being installed throughout town, and the Public Safety Complex, Community Cultural Center, Town Hall Offices, Terry Pool Park, Town Green Alumni Park and Firehouse #5 will benefit from exterior lighting upgrades resulting in more than 1.6 million kWh in annual electric savings.

Bisk Education Adds 8 New Associate and Bachelor's Degrees
December 19, 2014
Bisk Education reported that New England College (NEC) is adding eight degrees to its 100 percent online programs.

Amkor Technology Grants Proprietary Copper Pillar Wafer Bump Technology License to Globalfoundries
December 19, 2014
Amkor Technology has granted Globalfoundries a non-exclusive license to its proprietary copper pillar wafer bump technology. According to a release, the agreement provides for the transfer of Amkor's copper pillar wafer bump technology to Globalfoundries and a license under Amkor's intellectual property to enable Globalfoundries to bump wafers based on this technology.

Amkor Technology Awards License to Globalfoundries
December 19, 2014
Amkor Technology granted Globalfoundries a non-exclusive license to its proprietary copper pillar wafer bump technology. According to a media release, the agreement provides for the transfer of Amkor's copper pillar wafer bump technology to Globalfoundries and a license under Amkor's intellectual property to enable Globalfoundries to bump wafers based on this technology.

NEC Display Solutions Garners Recognition as a Tech & Learning Magazine Awards of Excellence Winner
December 19, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America said that its 3,200-lumen M322W widescreen portable projector with networking capabilities, extended lamp life and eco-friendly features was named a winner in Tech & Learning magazine's Education Awards of Excellence program.

Toshiba to Unveil Wide Range of Next-Generation Innovations at International CES; Exhibition to include new concept innovations and solutions for energy, healthcare and storage
December 18, 2014
Toshiba will unveil a new vision for the future and showcase new concept innovations such as Toshiba Glass and a wide range of new technologies in the healthcare, storage and energy categories at the International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES), the world's largest exhibition of home electronics on January 6 through 9 in Las Vegas, the Toshiba exhibit will be located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth# 11028. In addition, the company will present solutions that can be realized though its "lifenology" technologies which help people achieve a better quality of life.

Multi-Touch Technology, Applications and Global Markets
December 18, 2014
  This BCC Research report provides the necessary insights on the multi-touch industry with respect to current market and forecasted market for next five years. Due to the rapidly growing smartphone market, multi-touch technology is expected to become mainstream technology for major handheld devices.


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