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Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent for Memory-based Trigger Generation Scheme
October 25, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,868,974) developed by two co-inventors for a "memory-based trigger generation scheme in an emulation environment." The co-inventors are Charles Selvidge, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and Gregoire Brunot, Montrouge, France.

Power Electronics Market Outlook Shows 9.6% CAGR to 2018
October 24, 2014
ReportsnReports.com adds Global Power Electronics Market 2014-2018 and Power Electronics Market by Substrate Wafer Technology, Devices, Applications, and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 research reports to the semiconductor and electronics section of its online library. TheGlobal Power Electronics Market 2014-2018research report forecasts the industry to grow at 9.6% CAGR during 2013-2018. The Global Power Electronics market can be segmented into five end-user segments: Commercial, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Transportation, and Others. Power electronics is the use of solid state electronics for the control and conversion of electrical energy. Most of the electronic systems are concerned with the transmission and processing of data and signals. These power electronic devices have high power efficiency, high blocking voltage, and the ability to work on low power. The most typical power electronic device is an AC/DC converter, which is used in various applications such as televisions, computers, and battery chargers.

Despite fallout with GTAT, Apple still adamant on producing sapphire displays for its mobile devices
October 24, 2014
According to a recent Reuters report, tech giant Apple is presently reviewing its options for continuing the production of sapphire screens for its mobile devices. The report comes within weeks of Apple's fallout with its main sapphire-screen manufacturing partner, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).

GlacialPower Presenting Latest DALI Products and LED Drivers at electronica 2014
October 24, 2014
Taipei, Taiwan, October 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- GlacialTech Inc., the lighting technology manufacturer, is presenting its latest LED drivers, DALI lighting components, and switch mode power supplies at electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany from November 11-14, 2014. GlacialTech invites all interested to visit its booth #139/5 in Hall B2.

Keysight Technologies Introduces Transmitter Testing Solution for USB 3.1
October 24, 2014
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. today introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software. The test software allows authorized test centers to certify SuperSpeed USB and SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps devices and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure their devices comply with the USB 3.1 specification. The Keysight USB 3.1 solution provides accurate test results to reduce development costs and simplify measurement processes for test engineers in the consumer electronics, cable manufacturing and semiconductor industries. The test software operates on Keysight’s 90000 X-, Q- and Z-Series Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher. Access to the test signals through a USB test fixture is required.

-Mentor Graphics Appoints Vice President for PCB Design
October 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 October 2014Release date- 23102014 - WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) the market share and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design, today announced the appointment of A.J. Incorvaia to the role of vice president and general manager of the company's Board Systems Division.

USPTO Published Patent application of MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM"
October 24, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20140313542, published on October 23, 2014, by MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION, titled as "CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM" for the registration of patent.

Washington: Queen opens Information Age exhibition at Science Museum
October 24, 2014
The Institution of Engineering and Technology has issued the following news release: The Queen has officially opened a new exhibition celebrating the history of information and communication technologies where she also sent her first royal tweet. The £15.6m gallery features more than 800 objects and explores how breakthroughs in six key communication network – the telegraph, the telephone, radio and television broadcasting, satellite communications, computer networks and mobile communications – have transformed the world over the past 200 years. The 6m high copper and wood aerial tuning inductor from Rugby Radio Station – once the most powerful radio transmitter in the world – donated to the Science Museum by BT dominates the centre of the exhibition, which also includes state-of-the-art interactive displays to tell the personal stories of those whose lives were changed by each new wave of technology.

Cree Posts 1Q Financial Results
October 24, 2014
Cree reported revenue of $427.7 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended Sept. 28. In its release on Oct. 21, the Company said that this represents a 9 percent increase compared to revenue of $391.0 million reported for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. GAAP net income for the first quarter was $11.1 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, a decrease of 64 percent year-over-year compared to GAAP net income of $30.5 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 was $29.6 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, a decrease of 38 percent year-over-year compared to non-GAAP net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 of $47.3 million, or $0.39 per diluted share.

PointGuard Ventures and Morningside Invest $13M in InSilixa’s Semiconductor-Based Molecular Diagnostics Technology
October 24, 2014
Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release: CMOS Biochips Enable High-Performance, Mass-Deployable and Low Cost Products for Point-of-Care DNA Testing PointGuard Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and Morningside, a privately-held investment group, announced today that they are leading a $13M financing round for InSilixa, Inc., a new Sunnyvale, California-based molecular diagnostic (MDx) platform developer. InSilixa also announced the appointment of Pete Thomas, Managing Director, PointGuard Ventures; and Dr. Gerald Chan, co-founder of Morningside, to InSilixa’s board.


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