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Huawei Unveils Innovative Smart Wearable Devices at Mobile World Congress 2015
March 01, 2015
 Huawei today unveiled a series of wearable devices including the Huawei Watch, TalkBand B2, and TalkBand N1 for consumers to stay connected, on the eve of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. At the global press conference, Huawei Consumer BG also unveiled the next-generation phablet, MediaPad X2, and also announced the brands vision, "Dreams Inspire Creativity." Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150301/178617 Mr. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, said: "Our wearable devices announced today are meant to offer the best all-around smart solution to consumers. No doubt, wearable devices will remain one of the most significant trends in the device industry, and by leveraging Huawei's technology and innovation, Huawei Consumer BG aims to be a leader in the wearable space."

MediaTek To Redefine the Android Tablet Industry with world-first ARM® Cortex®-A72-based tablet SoC - MT8173
March 01, 2015
- Revolutionary new 64-bit ARM processor ramps up tablet performance and battery life for heavy content Android users MediaTek today announced the first tablet system-on-chip (SoC) in a family that features an ARM® Cortex®-A72 processor, the industry's highest-performing mobile CPU. The Quad-core MT8173 is designed to maximize the benefits of the new processor and greatly increase tablet performance, while extending battery life to ensure a premium tablet experience. The MT8173 meets the growing demand for 4K Ultra HD content and graphic-heavy gaming by everyday mobile computing device users. The MT8173 is designed with a 64-bit Multi-core big.LITTLE architecture that combines two Cortex-A72 CPUs and two Cortex-A53 CPUs, extending performance and power efficiency further. MT8173 boasts a six-fold increase in performance compared to the MT8125 released in 2013. MT8173 offers up to 2.4GHz performance, supporting OpenCL with the deployment of MediaTek Corepilot® 2.0, and enables heterogeneous computing between the CPU and GPU. The SoC also ensures the ultimate in display clarity and motion fluency on 120Hz display, promising smooth scrolling with crystal clarity as compared to a normal 60Hz display.

MediaTek Allocates US$300m to Invest in New Business Opportunities
March 01, 2015
- MediaTek Ventures launches to enable a new generation of world-class companies MediaTek, today announced the launch of MediaTek Ventures - a new strategic investment arm within the company. Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, MediaTek Ventures will initially invest in startups in Greater China, Europe, Japan and North America, with a US$300m reserve.

For 'Make in India': No basic custom duty on 22 items
March 01, 2015
New Delhi, March 1 -- Finance minister Arun Jaitley has abolished basic custom duty on imported raw material in order to provide further thrust to the Make in India campaign.

Digital display technology firm grows; Stratacache plans to increase local workforce.; FOCUS ON LOCAL BUSINESS
March 01, 2015
Stratacache closed more than $400 million in new contracts in 2014. The global digital sign and marketing technology company's clients include McDonald's and Dairy Queen restaurants. Chuck Edmonson, senior director of marketing at Stratacache, shows examples of McDonald's displays designed in the Dayton office Stratacache plans to increase its Dayton-area workforce by 20 percent over the next six months after a record 2014 that saw the digital sign and marketing technology company close more than $400 million in new contracts, a 400 percent increase from the previous year, the firm's top official said.

Not on a shoestring: Footwear, gadgets to become cheaper
March 01, 2015
New Delhi, March 1 -- In a bid to satisfy the country's consumer base, the government in its Union Budget 2015-16 announced generous excise duty cuts on household products ranging from leather footwear, mobile phones, microwave ovens, refrigerator compressors to LED panels and tablet computers.

Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps
February 28, 2015
India, Feb. 28 -- CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New YorkDecember 10, 2014Apple and IBM today deliver the first wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services that bring IBMs big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise. IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions are now available to enterprise customers in banking, retail, insurance, financial services, telecommunications and for governments and airlines, thanks to an unprecedented collaboration between Apple and IBM. IBM clients today announcing support for IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions include: Citi, Air Canada, Sprint and Banorte. What were delivering aims directly at the new quest of businesssmart technologies that unlock new value at the intersection of big data and individual engagement, said Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president, IBM Global Business Services. Our collaboration combines IBMs industry expertise and unmatched position in enterprise computing, with Apples legendary user experience and excellence in product design to lift the performance of a new generation of business professionals.

USPTO Published Patent application of Mentor Graphics Corporation titled as "PROGRAMMABLE PATTERN AWARE VOLTAGE ANALYSIS"
February 28, 2015
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150058818, published on February 26, 2015, by Mentor Graphics Corporation, titled as "PROGRAMMABLE PATTERN AWARE VOLTAGE ANALYSIS" for the registration of patent.

Post Reference Number 2940BR
February 28, 2015
Cardiff University of United Kingdom has issued the following job vacancy: Post Reference Number 2940BR Job Title Senior Operations Manager Job Category Business / Strategic Management Career Pathway Managerial, Professional and Specialist Staff – MPSS School / Directorate PHYSX - School of Physics & Astronomy Advert Senior Operations Manager

Rohde & Schwarz expands family of R&S RTE oscilloscopes
February 27, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Rohde & Schwarz, a manufacturer of test and measurement equipment, has expanded its family of R&S RTE oscilloscopes to include two- and four-channel models with 1.5GHz and 2GHz bandwidth.


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