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Mazda's little big car
August 30, 2014
Small doesn't necessarily mean being thin on style, equipment and ability, as the all-new Mazda2 amply demonstrates, observes Dave Moore . -------------------- 2015 MAZDA2 Drivetrain: Transverse front-mounted front wheel drive 1496cc direct injected 16 valve DOHC four. Six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Outputs: Max 81kW at 6000rpm, 141Nm at 4000rpm, 4.9-5.2L/100km, 114-121g/km CO2. Performance: Maximum speed (with limiter) 188kmh (manual), 184kmh (automatic). Estimated zero-100kmh 10.2 seconds.

Mentor Graphics Announces Its Membership In The European Centre For Power Electronics Consortium
August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014: Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced its new membership in the German-based European Centre for Power Electronics (ECPE), a European consortium focused on the research, education, technology transfer, and promotion of power electronics globally. Mentor Graphics is the only electronic design automation (EDA) company represented in this industry-driven research network, comprised of over 150 organizations (75 companies and 76 institutions). Mentor Graphics was selected as an ECPE member due to its unique expertise in both thermal simulation and test solutions including electronic components power cycling for reliability prediction, as evidenced by its recently announced MicReD Industrial Power Tester 1500A technology.

Skin Wellness Center Adds NeoLTS Light Therapy for Younger Looking Skin and Hair
August 29, 2014
Portsmouth, NH, August 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Skin Wellness Center at Atlantic Plastic Surgery has recently acquired NeoLTS, the newest and most sophisticated LED light therapy system. NeoLTS is FDA cleared and clinically proven to improve the appearance of skin and hair. NeoLTS is the premier non-invasive treatment for nourishment of the scalp to prevent the continuation of thinning hair, correct acne and rejuvenate aging skin. Normal aging and excess sun exposure cause fine lines, pigmentation or age spots, and wrinkles that accumulate on the face, neck and upper chest. NeoLTS treatments reduce pigmentation, soften fine lines anywhere on the face, stimulate collagen production, and reduce inflammation (redness and swelling). Treatments also helps with any swelling or bruising after dermal injections.

SMIC selected in "Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award"
August 29, 2014
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporations ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, announced today, it was selected by Hong Kong Yazhou Zhoukan Limited in the FourthMainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award, and won the High-Tech Enterprise Award due to its exceptional business operations and outstanding performance. Yazhou Zhoukan Limited was founded in 1987 in Hong Kong, covering matters on economics, political and social culture, which caught the attention of the Chinese worldwide. TheMainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award selects Mainland Enterprises listed inHong Kong that has the best performance and is recognized by the market. Yazhou Zhoukan Limited's research department makes its decisions on the rankings based on audited data from the companies. To pick out the best performing companies from each industry, the market value, turnover and growth, net profit and net profit growth, total assets, as well as level of awareness and influence in the international capital market were all examined. SMIC has shown excellent financial performance such as 9 quarters of consecutive profit, gross profit margin, and net income. Additionally, in recent years, growth rate far exceeded industry standards, and corporate social responsibility has been fulfilled by actively carrying out environmental protection and charity work, to get into the final list and win theHigh-Tech Enterprise Award.

-Intel Announces New Packaging and Test Technologies for Foundry Customers
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014Release date- 28082014 - SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Intel Corporation today announced two new technologies for Intel Custom Foundry customers that need cost-effective advanced packaging and test technologies.

Altium presents new design solutions at SINDEX in Switzerland
August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014Protel AG, the Swiss subsidiary of Altium Limited, showcases the latest developments of Altium Designer and TASKING.Sydney, Australia - Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), will present the latest technology developments in Hall 1.2, Stand D01 at Switzerland's largest technology trade show SINDEX, which takes place from 2nd to 4th September 2014. This is the second time that Altium is exhibiting at SINDEX in Bern, which was launched in 2012 with great success.

Cree and Lextar Electronics Launch LED Collaboration
August 29, 2014
Cree and Lextar Electronics reported that the companies have entered into an agreement whereby Cree will make an investment in Lextar and the companies will enter into a supply agreement for sapphire-based LED chips.

US Contract Notice: Department of the Air Force Issues Solicitation for "Semiconductor Research"
August 29, 2014
Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command Officer has issued requirement for "Semiconductor Research." Solicitation no. FA8601-13-T-0151 Posted on: August 29, 2014

-LG READYING SNEAK PEEK OF NEW G WATCH R AT IFA 2014
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014Release date- 28082014 - SEOUL - Following the June release of one of the first-to-market wearable device powered by Android Wear, LG Electronics (LG) is quickly expanding its wearable product offerings with the unveiling a new Android Wear device - the LG G Watch R at IFA 2014 in Berlin next week.

NetCracker Enters Into Agreement with Cable South Media III
August 29, 2014
NetCracker Technology reported that Cable South Media III has agreed to a multi-year extension of its hosted managed services agreement for NetCracker's fully hosted order-to-cash solution.


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