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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (Nov. 28)
November 28, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 28 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 28 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,881,070) developed by three co-inventors for an "optical proximity correction based on edge fragment correlation." The co-inventors are Junjiang Lei, Fremont, California, George P. Lippincott, Lake Oswego, Oregon, and Le Hong, West Linn, Oregon. The patent application was filed on Feb. 18, 2014 (14/183,228). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8881070.PN.&OS=PN/8881070&RS=PN/8881070 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. Executives - GTAT
November 28, 2014
 Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. ("GT Advanced" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: GTAT) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, and docketed under 14-cv-00485, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased GT Advanced securities between November 5, 2013 and October 6, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period").  This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act").  If you are a shareholder who purchased GT Advanced securities during the Class Period, you have until December 8, 2014 to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained athttp://www.pomerantzlaw.com.   To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby atrswilloughby@pomlaw.comor 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll free, x237. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and number of shares purchased.

Deere introduces three small-frame 6R models
November 28, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Deere & Company, a provider of agricultural, construction and forestry machinery, has introduced three small-frame 6R models for 2015.

Tokyo Electron delays merger with Applied Materials until March
November 28, 2014
TOKYO, Nov. 28 - Tokyo Electron Ltd., a major manufacturer of semiconductor production equipment, said Friday it will postpone its merger with industry leader Applied Materials Inc. of the United States until March, pending reviews by antitrust authorities. The two companies plan to merge under a holding company set up in the Netherlands and initially sought to do so in the second half of this year. But authorities in several countries, including China, Japan and the United States are taking longer to review the proposed merger, a Tokyo Electron official said. Tokyo Electron said the postponement will have no impact on its earnings forecast for the current business year ending March.

Keysight Technologies Begins Shipment of Impedance Analyzer
November 28, 2014
Measurement Accuracy, Flexible Frequency and Measurement Options Ideal for Characterizing and Evaluating Passive and Semiconductor Component and Materials SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced shipment of its E4991B impedance analyzer, specifically designed for R&D, quality assurance and inspection engineers characterizing and evaluating passive electronic components, semiconductor devices, dielectric materials and magnetic materials. Keysight's E4991B offers unparalleled measurement accuracy (0.65 percent basic accuracy) for evaluating components over a wide impedance range, from 1 MHz to 3 GHz. The analyzer features accurate material measurement options that include temperature characteristics analysis from -55°C to 150°C (Option 007) and direct read function of permittivity and permeability up to 1 GHz (Option 002).

Apple may have Hon Hai make new displays
November 28, 2014
Apple is reportedly enlisting Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology, to produce sapphire displays for the company's next flagship mobile devices. Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn Technology outside Taiwan, is a contract manufacturer for iPhone. Mainlandbased China Economic Weekly on Thursday reported that Hon Hai plans to build a factory in Zhengzhou, Henan province, to manufacture touchscreens for iPhones. The news prompted speculations that the factory in Henan will manufacture transparent body and sapphire screens for the smartphones.

Obama signs law allowing regulatory e-labels for smartphones, wearables
November 28, 2014
President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday the E-Label Act that will make it easier for vendors to display regulatory approvals electronically rather than etch them physically on the exterior of the device.

Supply of electronic components
November 28, 2014
Award: Supply of electronic components Contract award dollar amount: 74593.60 Contract award date: November 26, 2014 Contractor awarded DUNS: 040901068Contractor name : BAE SYSTEMS LAND & ARMAMENTS L.P. Contractor address : 1801 electronics dr anniston 362076844 Us Implementing agency : Defense Logistics Agency Dla Land And Maritime Active Devices Division Po Box 3990 Columbus Oh 43218-3990 Usa Point Of Contact(S): Alan Searfoss614-692-2049 Alan.Searfoss@Dla.Mil Country :United States

-Eyelit Releases a New Recipe Management System (RMS) Module to Improve Quality and Lower Manufacturing Costs
November 28, 2014
ENP Newswire - 28 November 2014Release date- 27112014 - TORONTO - Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete electronics, life sciences, medical device, semiconductor, and photovoltaic (solar) industries, announced today the general availability of the new Eyelit Manufacturing RMS module.

Mitsubishi Electric to unveil Diamond Vision display
November 27, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced that it will unveil Diamond Vision, a 77.69 inch x 329.65 inch display, using Real Black LED technology, at 1535 Broadway in New York City's Times Square that exceeds 4k ultra-high-definition pixel density.


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