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Analysis of Photosynthetic Characteristics and UV-B Absorbing Compounds in Mung Bean Using UV-B and Red LED Radiation
September 23, 2014
FULL TEXT Fang-Min Li 1 and Zhi-Guo Lu 2 and Ming Yue 1 Academic Editor:Feng Wei 1, Key Laboratory of Resource Biology and Biotechnology in Western China, Ministry of Education, The School of Life Science, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710069, China 2, The College of Physics, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710069, China Received 12 December 2013; Accepted 7 January 2014; 12 February 2014

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: ORDER HOME COLLECTION
September 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 23 -- The trademark ORDER HOME COLLECTION (Reg. No. 4606370) was issued on Sept. 16 by the USPTO. Owner: MerchSource, LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DELAWARE 15 Cushing Irvine CALIFORNIA 92618. The trademark application serial number 85874895 was filed on March 13, 2013 and was registered on Sept. 16. The description of the mark registered is "Color is not claimed as a feature of the mark." Goods and Services: Candles; scented candles; candles for lighting.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: JRFOTO
September 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 23 -- The trademark JRFOTO (Reg. No. 4606591) was issued on Sept. 16 by the USPTO. Owner: JRFOTO, INC. CORPORATION CALIFORNIA Unit B 1250 Rollins Rd Burlingame CALIFORNIA 94010. The trademark application serial number 85946421 was filed on May 30, 2013 and was registered on Sept. 16. Goods and Services: Machines, namely, heat transfer presses; machines, namely, sublimation heat transfer presses; printing presses; stamping presses; typographic presses.

Silicon Motion Announces the World's Fastest Single-Channel UHS-II SD Card Controller Solution
September 23, 2014
SM2704 Enables the Highest Performance and Cost Effective UHS-II SDHC/SDXC Designs MILPITAS, Calif., – Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) ("Silicon Motion"), a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, today introduced the SM2704, the world's fastest single-channel UHS-II SD card controller solution.  The SM2704 supports the highest-level SD card standards: UHS-II bus interface & UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) featuring a maximum data read speed of up to 280MB/s along with a maximum data write speed of up to 260MB/s.  By supporting the new U3 Speed Class, the SM2704 delivers ample performance to handle the needs of professional photography, high-definition video recording and compressed 4K video capture and playback.

Israel approves $6bn Intel investment
September 23, 2014
Israel's finance and economy ministries yesterday approved a plan by Intel to invest $6 billion in the upgrade of its chip manufacturing plant, in what would be the largest single investment by a foreign company in the country. Intel will receive a government grant of $300 million over five years and will be eligible to pay a corporate tax rate of only 5% for a 10-year period, the ministries said. The US chip giant plans to hire close to 1 000 more workers at the plant in the southern town of Kiryat Gat by 2023, in addition to the 2 500 that already work there.

For electronics beyond silicon, a new contender emerges
September 23, 2014
Silicon has few serious competitors as the material of choice in the electronics industry. Yet transistors, the switchable valves that control the flow of electrons in a circuit, cannot simply keep shrinking to meet the needs of powerful, compact devices; physical limitations like energy consumption and heat dissipation are too significant. Now, using a quantum material called a correlated oxide, Harvard researchers have achieved a reversible change in electrical resistance of eight orders of magnitude, a result the researchers are calling "colossal."

Foreign phones set to 'disconnect'
September 23, 2014
China's growing security concerns over overseas-made smartphones will translate into business opportunity for local vendors, analysts said. Women hold new Ascend P7 smartphones, a model launched by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, during a presentation in Paris. REUTERS Growing security concerns could spell end to use of Apple, Samsung models and shift to local makers

Wilmington-Based Children Hospital Features NEC Displays on Interactive Video Wall
September 23, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America reported that Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., has outfitted its new interactive "Discovery Zone" with 45 NEC X464UN 46-inch displays.

Osterhout Design Group Introduces R-7 Glasses System
September 23, 2014
Osterhout Design Group (ODG) said it has launched the R-7 Glasses system. ODG said the R-7 will be a fully integrated, 3D see-through, augmented reality (AR) eyewear incorporating the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor from Qualcomm Technologies and supporting the Qualcomm Vuforia Mobile Vision Platform, a product of Qualcomm Connected Experiences, which delivers immersive experiences right to users' eyes.

MHL Ecosystem Surpasses 650 Million Products Worldwide
September 23, 2014
Calif., Sept. 23 -- MHL, LLC today announced that more than 650 million MHL(R) products have shipped worldwide since the first MHL-enabled products were released in 2011. The world's leading consumer electronics and mobile device companies continue to release exciting new MHL-enabled products that showcase the power of MHL technology, which brings HD multimedia content from a mobile device to a larger screen. The global MHL ecosystem includes adapters, automotive accessories, A/V receivers, Blu-ray Disc(TM) players, cables, DTVs, monitors, projectors, smartphones, streaming media sticks, tablets and more. A steady stream of MHL 3.0 mobile devices that output 4K Ultra HD video have been released this year, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z2 and Z3, and ZTE nubia Z7, along with MHL 3.0 4K Ultra HD displays from Samsung and Sony. 4K is rapidly growing in popularity and, with these MHL 3.0 smartphones, consumers can capture brilliant photos and videos and then enjoy them in full 4K Ultra HD beauty on their big screen TV.


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