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United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office Publishes Application for Trademark "VERTU" to Vertu Corporation for Various Goods and Services
November 29, 2014
South Wales, Nov. 29 -- Vertu Corporation Ltd., Church Crookham, has filed the trademark "VERTU" on Aug. 8, for various goods and services. The trademark application (journal number: 2014/049) was published on Nov. 28. 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encoded key cards, enlarging apparatus [photography], facsimile machines, filters for ultraviolet rays, for photography, flash-bulbs [photography], flashing lights [luminous signals] / blinkers [signalling lights], flashlights [photography], floppy disks, frequency meters, fuse wire / wires of metal alloys [fuse wire], fuses, global Positioning System [GPS] apparatus, grids for batteries, handheld and mobile digital electronic devices for the sending and receiving of telephone calls, electronic mail and other digital data, hands free kits for phones, heat regulating apparatus, identity cards, magnetic, in-ear headphones, inductors [electricity], integrated circuit cards [smart cards] / smart cards [integrated circuit cards], integrated circuits, intercommunication apparatus, interfaces for computers, inverters [electricity], laptop computers, lasers, not for medical purposes, light dimmers [regulators], light-emitting electronic pointers, light-emitting diodes [LED], locks, electric, loudspeakers, magnetic data media, magnetic wires, masts for wireless aerials, measuring apparatus, memory cards, microphones, microprocessors, microscopes, mobile telephone applications, mobile telephone covers, mobile telephone cases, mobile telephone software, modems, monitoring apparatus, electric monitors [computer programs], monitors [computer hardware], mouse [computer peripheral], mouse pads, MP3 and other digital format audio players, navigation apparatus for vehicles [on-board computers], navigational instruments, notebook computers, portable media players, printed circuits, printed circuit boards, printers for use with computers, radio pagers, radiological apparatus for industrial purposes, radios, resistances, electric, satellite navigational apparatus, satellites for scientific purposes, scanners [data processing equipment], screens [photography], sockets, plugs and other contacts [electric connections] solar batteries, sound transmitting apparatus, sound recording 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apparatus and instruments, measures, mechanical signs, portable telephones, cell phone straps, telephone sheath, headphones, cameras [photography], measuring apparatus, optical apparatus and instruments, cables, electric, semi-conductors, coils, electric, video screens, remote control apparatus, optical fibers [fibres] [light conducting filaments], regulating apparatus, electric, lightning arresters, electrolysers, radiological apparatus for industrial purposes, protection devices for personal use against accidents, alarms, eyeglasses, batteries, electric, chargers for electric batteries, films, exposed, jewellery, tie clips, cufflinks, key rings, key fobs, charms made of precious metal or their alloys or precious stones, fuel bands, amulets, bracelets, [watches], phone charms, phone charms made of precious metals or their alloys or precious stones, leather and imitations of leather, animal skins, hides, trunks and travelling bags, bags, leather key cases, leather cases, wallets, purses, suitcases, briefcases], 37 [Repair and maintenance services for mobile phones, smart phones, accessories and replacement parts for mobile phones and smart phones, styluses and carrying cases for mobile phones and smart phones, phone charms, mobile phone accessory charms, headsets, 3D spectacles, abacuses, accumulators, electric, aerials / antennas, amplifiers, anode batteries, answering machines, anti-interference devices [electricity], audio speakers, audio and video receivers, audiovisual teaching apparatus, automated teller machines [ATM], bar code readers, buzzers, camcorders, cell switches [electricity], chargers, chips [integrated circuits], cinematographic cameras, circuit breakers, circuit closers, close-up lenses, coaxial cables, commutators, compact discs [audio-video], compact discs [read-only memory], compact disc players, compasses [measuring instruments], computer software, computer game software, computer keyboards, computer peripheral devices, computer memory devices, conductors, electric, connections for electric lines, connectors [electricity], control panels [electricity], converters, electric, couplers [data processing equipment], couplings, electric / connections, electric, covers for electric outlets, data processing apparatus, data and video cables, dictating machines, disk drives for computers, distance measuring apparatus, distance recording apparatus, downloadable computer software applications, downloadable ring tones for mobile phones, downloadable music files, downloadable image files, DVD players, electricity conduits, electro-dynamic apparatus for the remote control of signals, electromagnetic coils, electronic apparatus for commutation, electronic publications, downloadable, electronic notice boards, electronic pens [visual display units], electronic pocket translators, electronic agendas, electronic book readers, electronic wristband to track physical activity, encoded identification bracelets, magnetic, encoded magnetic cards, encoded key cards, enlarging apparatus [photography], facsimile machines, filters for ultraviolet rays, for photography, flash-bulbs [photography], flashing lights [luminous signals] / blinkers [signalling lights], flashlights [photography], floppy disks, frequency meters, fuse wire / wires of metal alloys [fuse wire] fuses, global Positioning System [GPS] apparatus, grids for batteries, handheld and mobile digital electronic devices for the sending and receiving of telephone calls, electronic mail and other digital data, hands free kits for phones, heat regulating apparatus, identity cards, magnetic, in-ear headphones, inductors [electricity], integrated circuit cards [smart cards] / smart cards [integrated circuit cards], integrated circuits, intercommunication apparatus, interfaces for computers, inverters [electricity], laptop computers, lasers, not for medical purposes, light dimmers [regulators], light-emitting electronic pointers, light-emitting diodes [LED], locks, electric, loudspeakers, magnetic data media, magnetic wires, masts for wireless aerials, measuring apparatus, memory cards, microphones, microprocessors, microscopes, mobile telephone applications, mobile telephone covers, mobile telephone cases, mobile telephone software, modems, monitoring apparatus, electric monitors [computer programs], monitors [computer hardware], mouse [computer peripheral], mouse pads, MP3 and other digital format audio players, navigation apparatus for vehicles [on-board computers], navigational instruments, notebook computers, portable media players, printed circuits, printed circuit boards, printers for use with computers, radio pagers, radiological apparatus for industrial purposes, radios, resistances, electric, satellite navigational apparatus, satellites for scientific purposes, scanners [data processing equipment], screens [photography], sockets, plugs and other contacts [electric connections] solar batteries, sound transmitting apparatus, sound 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thermic], weighing apparatus and instruments, measures, mechanical signs, portable telephones, cell phone straps, telephone sheath, headphones, cameras [photography], measuring apparatus, optical apparatus and instruments, cables, electric, semi-conductors, coils, electric, video screens, remote control apparatus, optical fibers [fibres] [light conducting filaments], regulating apparatus, electric, lightning arresters, electrolysers, radiological apparatus for industrial purposes, protection devices for personal use against accidents, alarms, eyeglasses, batteries, electric, chargers for electric batteries, films, exposed, jewellery, tie clips, cufflinks, key rings, key fobs, charms made of precious metal or their alloys or precious stones, fuel bands, amulets, bracelets [watches] phone charms, phone charms made of precious metals or their alloys or precious stones, leather and imitations of leather, animal skins, hides, trunks and travelling bags, bags, leather key cases, leather cases, wallets, purses, suitcases, briefcases], 38 [Telecommunications; consultation within the field of telecommunications and global computer and communication networks; cellular telephone communication; communications by telephone] and 45 [Concierge services for others comprising making requested personal arrangements and providing customer-specific information to meet the needs of individuals] The original document can be viewed at:

SL Industries Update on the Divestiture of RFL Electronics
November 29, 2014
SL Industries recently reported the divestiture of RFL Electronics, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SLI. According to a media release, the divestiture is structured as a stock transaction with a cash sales price totaling $20 million, less transaction fees and subject to a final working capital adjustment, with proceeds of $2 million currently held in escrow pending resolution of certain indemnification provisions contained in the sales agreement.

Black Friday Scorecard: Target Gets a 'B+' on Strong Electronics, Housewares Sales
November 28, 2014
TheStreet reporter Brian Sozzi is visiting a dozen key retailers on Thanksgiving and Black Friday to assess their performance during one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Islip, NY (TheStreet) -- Shoppers were gobbling up more than just mouth-watering deals on pajamas and boots at Target's Thanksgiving Day opening, the latest sign the big-box retailer is recovering from a data breachlast holiday season that dented consumer confidence. "Electronics are off to a strong start with top sellers including the [Apple ] iPads, Beats by Dre Solo headphones, and Nikon Coolpix," said a Target spokesperson in an emailed statement to TheStreet. "Housewares are also popular."

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. Executives - GTAT
November 28, 2014
 Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. ("GT Advanced" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: GTAT) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, and docketed under 14-cv-00485, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased GT Advanced securities between November 5, 2013 and October 6, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period").  This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act").  If you are a shareholder who purchased GT Advanced securities during the Class Period, you have until December 8, 2014 to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained athttp://www.pomerantzlaw.com.   To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby atrswilloughby@pomlaw.comor 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll free, x237. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and number of shares purchased.

Tokyo Electron delays merger with Applied Materials until March
November 28, 2014
TOKYO, Nov. 28 - Tokyo Electron Ltd., a major manufacturer of semiconductor production equipment, said Friday it will postpone its merger with industry leader Applied Materials Inc. of the United States until March, pending reviews by antitrust authorities. The two companies plan to merge under a holding company set up in the Netherlands and initially sought to do so in the second half of this year. But authorities in several countries, including China, Japan and the United States are taking longer to review the proposed merger, a Tokyo Electron official said. Tokyo Electron said the postponement will have no impact on its earnings forecast for the current business year ending March.

Keysight Technologies Begins Shipment of Impedance Analyzer
November 28, 2014
Measurement Accuracy, Flexible Frequency and Measurement Options Ideal for Characterizing and Evaluating Passive and Semiconductor Component and Materials SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced shipment of its E4991B impedance analyzer, specifically designed for R&D, quality assurance and inspection engineers characterizing and evaluating passive electronic components, semiconductor devices, dielectric materials and magnetic materials. Keysight's E4991B offers unparalleled measurement accuracy (0.65 percent basic accuracy) for evaluating components over a wide impedance range, from 1 MHz to 3 GHz. The analyzer features accurate material measurement options that include temperature characteristics analysis from -55°C to 150°C (Option 007) and direct read function of permittivity and permeability up to 1 GHz (Option 002).

-Eyelit Releases a New Recipe Management System (RMS) Module to Improve Quality and Lower Manufacturing Costs
November 28, 2014
ENP Newswire - 28 November 2014Release date- 27112014 - TORONTO - Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete electronics, life sciences, medical device, semiconductor, and photovoltaic (solar) industries, announced today the general availability of the new Eyelit Manufacturing RMS module.

Obama signs law allowing regulatory e-labels for smartphones, wearables
November 28, 2014
President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday the E-Label Act that will make it easier for vendors to display regulatory approvals electronically rather than etch them physically on the exterior of the device.

Supply of electronic components
November 28, 2014
Award: Supply of electronic components Contract award dollar amount: 74593.60 Contract award date: November 26, 2014 Contractor awarded DUNS: 040901068Contractor name : BAE SYSTEMS LAND & ARMAMENTS L.P. Contractor address : 1801 electronics dr anniston 362076844 Us Implementing agency : Defense Logistics Agency Dla Land And Maritime Active Devices Division Po Box 3990 Columbus Oh 43218-3990 Usa Point Of Contact(S): Alan Searfoss614-692-2049 Alan.Searfoss@Dla.Mil Country :United States

Apple may have Hon Hai make new displays
November 28, 2014
Apple is reportedly enlisting Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology, to produce sapphire displays for the company's next flagship mobile devices. Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn Technology outside Taiwan, is a contract manufacturer for iPhone. Mainlandbased China Economic Weekly on Thursday reported that Hon Hai plans to build a factory in Zhengzhou, Henan province, to manufacture touchscreens for iPhones. The news prompted speculations that the factory in Henan will manufacture transparent body and sapphire screens for the smartphones.


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