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Meter readers given hand devises to counter over-billing
November 22, 2014
RAWALPINDI, Nov. 22 -- IESCO has started giving Hand Held Unit (HHU) to its meter readers to avoid over billing issues. HHU is a device already being used in noting the readings of gas meters. However, meter readers are being trained to how to use new meter readers. Almost 200 meter readers are being trained for this purpose in Rawalpindi. Numeral people have issued notice to IESCO through court to get back their overpaid money, whereas IESCO has planned to adjust the overpaid money through bills. Published by HT Syndication with permission from Daily Times. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

AMD welcomes tie-ups for semiconductor production
November 22, 2014
NEW DELHI: Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices will be open to partnering with companies for semiconductor manufacturing in India even as it plans to leverage strength in newer business areas including graphics and chip design in the country, the United States-based company's chief executive Lisa Su told ET in an exclusive interview.

Summit: Mentor Graphics Revenue Stream Increasingly Predictable
November 21, 2014
Mentor Graphics Corp (NASDAQ: MENT) increasingly predictable revenue stream should drive its shares higher, an analyst said Friday.

Today's Innovative Technology, Tomorrow's Industry Standard From PRG
November 21, 2014
Attendees at the LDI 2014 show in Las Vegas found a range of new lighting products from Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) that were all developed to provide practical yet innovative solutions to the challenges of live event production. PRG understands that true innovation must enable producers, designers, and technicians to 'work smarter' - to accomplish more, with greater efficiency, at lower costs. Those visiting booth #2137 over the next three days will be among the first to see the true work smarter solutions on offer from PRG.

Today's Innovative Technology, Tomorrow's Industry Standard From PRG
November 21, 2014
Attendees at the LDI 2014 show in Las Vegas found a range of new lighting products from Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) that were all developed to provide practical yet innovative solutions to the challenges of live event production. PRG understands that true innovation must enable producers, designers, and technicians to 'work smarter' - to accomplish more, with greater efficiency, at lower costs. Those visiting booth #2137 over the next three days will be among the first to see the true work smarter solutions on offer from PRG.

Datasheet: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualization Market to 2020
November 21, 2014
MarketReportsOnline.com offers The SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization Bible Datasheet: 2014 - 2020 report that provides in-depth revenue forecasts on the Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and generic network virtualization market. Forecasts on SDN and NFV Induced Service Provider CapEx Savings by Region are also provided in this research. Complete report is available athttp://www.marketreportsonline.com/287353.html. Market forecasts and historical revenue figures from 2010 till 2020 are provided for each of the following submarkets, use base and use case categories in this datasheet report for SDN, NFV and network virtualization industry. Submarkets: SDN Software & Hardware, Non-NFV Network Virtualization Software, NFV Software SDN Submarkets, SDN Controller Hardware Appliances and SDN Controller Software.

ITE-Samsung Tech Hub opens to provide real-world training for students
November 21, 2014
SINGAPORE: The ITE-Samsung Tech Hub was officially opened on Friday (Nov 21), and it aims to prepare Institute of Technical Education (ITE) students in relevant courses for careers in the mobile and display technology industries. It was opened by Minister of State for Education and Communications and Information Sim Ann. The Tech Hub, located at ITE College East, consists of a Display Solutions Centre that showcases various emerging display technologies, and a Mobile Service Centre that trains students in mobile device technical support and customer service by simulating Samsung's customer service environment. The current batch of ITE College East students enrolled in Nitec in Electronics (Mobile Devices) and Nitec in Electronics (Display Technology) are now taking lessons at the new hub. To enrich their hands-on experience, 52 students in Nitec in Electronics (Mobile Devices) are also undergoing an eight-week joint certification programme that focuses on technical training and product knowledge of the latest Samsung smartphones and tablets. It hub also aims to improve the employability of ITE students, and is part of the ITE-Samsung Industry Project Programme, which also includes industrial attachment opportunities and scholarships. "We focus on empowering students with both broad and deep skills that prepare them for the real world in industry," said ITE's director and CEO Bruce Poh. 

SiTime is Now a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of MegaChips; MegaChips Completes Acquisition of SiTime
November 21, 2014
SiTime Corporation , a MEMS and analog semiconductor company, today announced the completion of its acquisition by MegaChips Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6875), a top 25 fabless semiconductor company based in Japan. This closing follows the announcement on October 28, 2014, that SiTime had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by MegaChips for $200 million in cash.

Vehicle Lighting Company Adds Jobs at Jefferson County Headquarters
November 21, 2014
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. issued the following news release: Grote Industries, LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of vehicle lighting and safety systems, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 33 new jobs by 2017.

EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program Promotes LED Lights
November 21, 2014
Nicodemus Wilderness Project has issued the following news release: What do fortune tellers, couch potatoes, and amateur make-up artists have in common? They’re all hopelessly in the dark about the life-changing benefits of LED bulbs – until they learn to look for the ENERGY STAR.


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