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United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office Publishes Application for Trademark "MAPLIN FOUNDATION DRIVING INNOVATION" to Maplin Foundation for Various Goods and Services
July 25, 2014
South Wales, July 25 -- Maplin Foundation, Rotherham, has filed the trademark "MAPLIN FOUNDATION DRIVING INNOVATION" on March 26, for various goods and services. The trademark application (journal number: 2014/030) was published on July 18. Class(es): 9 [Sound recording, amplifying, reproducing and transmitting apparatus and instruments; radio and radio-electric apparatus and instruments; receivers and transmitters; microphones, loud speakers and headphones; audio signal processing apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments, all for the mixing, filtering and processing of acoustic, audio, electrical and electronic signals; apparatus and instruments, all for the remote control of all the aforesaid goods; telephone and intercommunication apparatus and instruments; batteries; sonographic apparatus and instruments; light conducting filaments; light emitting diodes; integrated circuits; connectors, transistors, capacitors and resistors; floppy discs and sound recording discs and strips; electrical and electronic testing, measuring, signalling, monitoring, display and fault finding apparatus and instruments; audio oscillators, capacitor boxes, capacitor meters, clamp meters, testers for complimentary metal oxide semi-conductors; continuity testers, digital panel meters, dip meters, multi-meters, frequency counters, function generators, test clips for integrated circuits, insulation resistance meters, bridges and meters, all for inductors, capacitors and for resistance; logic probes, milivolt meters, moving coil meters, moving iron meters, multi-meters, oscilloscopes; contact probes for printed circuit boards; mains power units, probes, pulse generators, resistance boxes, radio frequency power meters, signal generators, temperature meters, test leads, thermocouples, transistor testers, universal timers; socket sets, all for telecommunications or electrical apparatus; inspection mirrors; spirit levels; soldering and de-soldering apparatus and instruments; temperature irons; magnifying glasses and adjustable magnifiers; tape measures and range finders, all being electrical or electronic apparatus and instruments; safety goggles; masks and filters; dust masks; alarms, alarm beacons and alarm boxes; security alarm systems; intercoms; door phones, door security systems; home security systems; intruder detectors and radar, ultrasonic, infra-red and flood light sensors; glass break detectors; photo relay systems; electric and electronic door guards and door catch releases; key pads; electrical and electronic apparatus and instruments, all for the input, storage, processing, retrieval and transmission of data; computers; word processing apparatus and instruments; apparatus for use with computers; computer programs and computer software; audio oscillators; aerials and aerial plugs; antennae and antennae boxes; videos and video connectors; protective gloves; rulers and tape rulers; electronic publications; computer software and telecommunications apparatus and modems enabling connection to the databases and to the Internet; parts and fittings for all the aforesaid goods], 16 [Printed matter; newspapers and periodicals; books; photographs; instructional and teaching materials; catalogues; posters; postcards; decalcomanias; calendars; stationery; plastic materials for packaging and wrapping; filter dies], 24 [Badges made of fabric; bed covers; table covers], 36 [Insurance; Financial affairs; Monetary affairs; Real estate affairs; charitable fundraising services; fundraising and sponsorship; information relating to the aforesaid services provided on line from a computer database or the Internet] and 41 [Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities; organisation of competitions; arranging and conducting conferences and congresses; organisation of competitions and awards; information relating to the aforesaid services provided on line from a computer database or the Internet] The original document can be viewed at:

MICRON TECHNOLOGY REPORTS DISPOSITION BY DIRECTOR EAST (Idaho)
July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- Micron Technology Inc. (MU), Boise, Idaho, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by Director Warren East, Boise.

North American semicon equipment industry posts June 2014 book-to-bill ratio of 1.09
July 25, 2014
SAN JOSE, USA: North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.47 billion in orders worldwide in June 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09, according to the June EMDS Book-to-Bill Report published by SEMI.

Software Toolbox Rolls Out TOP Server Version 5.15
July 25, 2014
Software Toolbox said it has released TOP Server Version 5.15, with new features that are especially relevant for users in the manufacturing, building automation, and energy management sectors. According to a release from the Company, powered by Kepware, TOP Server is Software Toolbox's OPC and native HMI device connectivity software application, offering more than 130 different device drivers and plug-ins. TOP Server Version 5.15 expands the Omron Suite with the new Omron NJ Ethernet driver. The Omron NJ Ethernet driver utilizes the EtherNet/IP protocol for communications with Omron's new Sysmac NJ series of controllers.

ON Semiconductor Unveils Integrated Lithium-ion Battery Protection Controller for Smartphones and Tablets
July 25, 2014
ON Semiconductor has unveiled a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets. According to a company release, the LC05111CMT utilizes analog circuit technology, MOSFET technology, and advanced packaging expertise to incorporate controller and driver functions in a single circuit.

Knowles Reports MEMS Microphone Shipments
July 25, 2014
Knowles Corp. reported the shipping of its two millionth MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) microphone for hearing instruments.

$14.6 billion for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market by 2019
July 25, 2014
Adaptamat Ltd, Alphabet Energy, Arrow Electronics, Australian Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO), Arveni, Avnet, BAE Systems, Boeing, BYD, CST, Cymbet, Digi International, Dust Networks, EnOcean GmbH, Finmeccanica, Flexible Electronics Concepts, Ferro Solutions, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, General Electric Company, GMZ, Honeywell, Infinite Power Solutions, Inventec, IO, ITN Lithium Technology, II-VI incorporated / Marlow Industries, JonDeTech, KCF Technologies Inc, Kelk, Levant Power, MacSema, Microchip Technology, MicroGen Systems, Micropelt, Millennial Net, National Instruments, Nature Technology, Nextreme, Northrop Grumman, OMRON, Perpetua, Perpetuum, Phononic Devices, Primus Power, PS, Schneider Electric, Severn Water / Modern Water / Cymtox Limited, Silicon Labs, Teledyne / Rockwell Scientific, Texas Instruments (TXN:NYSE), Trophos Energy, University of Michigan, Vishay Precision Group, Zarlink Semiconductor AB and Selected Energy Harvesting Market Participants. 2014 Global Data Point.

Analog Devices Finalizes Acquisition of Hittite
July 25, 2014
Analog Devices, Inc. reported it has completed its acquisition of Hittite Microwave Corp. in an all-cash transaction at a purchase price of $78 per share, reflecting a total enterprise value of approximately $2 billion.

$14.6 billion for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market by 2019; ReportsnReports.com offers Wireless Sensor Networks: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 in its store.
July 24, 2014
Wireless Sensor Network Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 study has 640 pages, 266 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the Wireless Sensor Network is used to implement the Internet of things. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130116

Ultra High Definition (UHD) Panel (4K) Market Expected to Reach USD 30,404.6 Million by 2020, Globally: Transparency Market Research
July 24, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ultra High Definition (UHD) Panel (4K) Market [By End-use Applications - Televisions, Personal Computers, Smart Phones, Display Screens/Walls, and Others (Camera, Tablets, Notebooks); By Technology - LCD and LED (Includes OLED and AMOLED)] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020", the market for ultra high definition panel globally is estimated to reach USD 30,404.6 million by 2020. In terms of volume sale, the market for UHD panel is expected to reach 5,704.5 thousand units by 2020, at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2014 to 2020. Factors such as increasing use of UHD displays in commercial sector and proliferating use of UHD TVs in media and broadcasting industry are supporting the growth of ultra high definition panel market. Browse the full Ultra High Definition (UHD) Panel (4K) Market Report with TOC athttp://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/uhd-panel-4k-market.html


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