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USHIO America Introduces Uphoria LED Downlight Retrofit Kits
August 01, 2014
Cypress, CA, August 01, 2014 --(PR.com)-- USHIO America's Uphoria LED downlight retrofit kits fit most 4-inch, 5-inch, and 6-inch downlight cans, allowing the user to upgrade old incandescent recessed lighting into energy-efficient LED lighting in a few simple steps. These retrofit kits can be installed indoors or outdoors including wet locations.

Semi-Pac forms Semiconductor Packaging Team
August 01, 2014
SUNNYVALE, USA: Semi-Pac has formed the Semiconductor Packaging Team to provide deep semiconductor packaging expertise from prototype through volume production. This level of expertise is usually available only within large semiconductor companies.

Materials matter - enabling future of IC fabrication and packaging
August 01, 2014
SAN JOSE, USA: The SEMI Strategic Materials Conference, held September 30-October 1 in Santa Clara, Calif., will examine the drivers for new materials and how they impact material suppliers and the value chain they serve.

Invesco Perp Sel Tst Annual Financial Report -3-
August 01, 2014
London, NewRiver Retail, Nimrod Sea Assets, Macau Property, G4S and Shaftesbury. The holding in Carnival was disposed of. Outlook 2014 to date has seen the UK equity market struggle to find a convincing direction. Despite the well publicised improvements in economic growth in the UK and US economies, the current valuation of the market represents a level that reflects this optimism, but which may struggle to be maintained if the pace of earnings growth does not accelerate. Meanwhile, the outlook is likely to remain challenging for the foreseeable future due to a combination of elevated valuations and an environment of continued flat corporate profit growth. The other significant reasons for caution over the near term are the impact of a reduction in the scale of asset purchases under the policy of quantitative easing in the US, uncertainty about the strength of economic growth in the developing world, especially China, and a heightened level of political risk both in a domestic context ahead of the UK General Election and internationally due to the Ukrainian/Russian situation and Iraq. It is unlikely that the last two years' market performance will be repeated in the coming year.

ProPhotonix Rolls Out Cobra Cure for UV Curing, Printing and Machine Vision Markets
August 01, 2014
ProPhotonix Limited on July 28 announced the launch of the Cobra Cure, an upgrade to the power and function of its Cobra Slim Series of Chip-On-Board (COB) LED lighting solutions.

Japan : INCJ, JDI, Sony and Panasonic announce the establishment of JOLED Inc. A new integrated company in organic light-emitting diode display panels
August 01, 2014
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Japan Display Inc., Sony Corporation, and Panasonic Corporation announced today that they have executed a definitive agreement to establish a new company, JOLED Inc., to integrate Sony and Panasonic s R&D functions for organic light-emitting diode ( OLED ) display panels. Through this collaboration, the companies aim to accelerate the development and early commercialization of OLED display panels. JOLED is scheduled to be launched in January 2015, subject to receipt of any necessary approvals.

Sony, Panasonic, Japan Display to set up OLED displays JV
August 01, 2014
Sony Corp, Panasonic Corp and Japan Display Inc said they would form a joint venture to develop organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, with the government-backed Innovation Network Corp of Japan (INCJ) taking a majority stake. The venture, bringing together all of Japan`s OLED technology, would make small to mid-size panels for wearables, smartphones and tablets. The new company will be called JOLED Inc and is scheduled to be launched in January. The INCJ will hold 75 percent of the voting rights in JOLED, Japan Display will hold 15 percent, and Sony and Panasonic will each own 5 percent.

Cavium to acquire Xpliant
August 01, 2014
Cavium, Inc., a provider of semiconductor products, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Xpliant, Inc., a semiconductor company that provides switch silicon products, for approximately $90 million. Both the companies are based in the US.The consideration includes payments to stock holders, note holders and other liabilities and costs. Cavium was an investor in Xpliant having provided $15 million of funding to Xpliant through June 2014, which is included in that total consideration estimate. The remaining $75 million will be comprised of approximately $40 million in cash and $35 million in stock.

-Fujitsu Announces New Direction for its Semiconductor Business
August 01, 2014
ENP Newswire - 01 August 2014Release date- 31072014 - Tokyo and Yokohama - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited have today entered into an official contract with Panasonic Corporation and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) whereby Fujitsu Semiconductor and Panasonic would integrate their System LSI businesses, and together with investment from DBJ, a new independent fabless company will be established.

ARM wraps up buy of Duolog Technologies
August 01, 2014
1 August 2014 - UK microprocessors, physical intellectual property (IP) and related technology and software provider ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM) said today it had closed its acquisition of Duolog Technologies, a design configuration and integration technology specialist serving the semiconductor industry.


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