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Pakistan: Decision to defer gas suspension to industry welcomed
November 19, 2014
ULTAN, Nov. 19 -- The Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the government decision to defer gas suspension to Punjab industry. Talking to newsmen here on Monday, Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Mian Iqbal Hassan appealed to the government to help in survival of industry to meet the demand of foreign buyers, particularly for Christmas.

mCube Gets 3 Awards at MEMS Executive Congress
November 18, 2014
mCube has secured three awards at MEMS Executive Congress for its solutions in MEMS and sensors. According to a release from the company, mCube, based on online votes from colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers, was named "MEMS Start-Up of the Year" and its accelerometers secured runner up for "Best MEMS/Sensor Device of the Year."

Tatung Rolls Out Standards-Based Module for EV Charging
November 18, 2014
Tatung Company recently reported the availability of its OEM MEVSE Module for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) featuring Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) communication and support for a range of network and application protocols including ISO/IEC 15118 at the European Utility Week.

Council still upset over meter upgrade
November 18, 2014
Evansville City Council members made clear on Monday their ongoing displeasure that a relatively small number of residents face costly repairs as part of the city’s upgrade to “smart” water meters that compute water usage in real time.

Gov't Hailed for Clean Water Provision to Over 21, 000 Gunjur Inhabitants
November 18, 2014
The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Prof Alh Dr Yahya Jammeh Babili Mansa and his government have been applauded for providing clean portable drinking water to the Kombo South coastal community of Gunjur, which has a population of over 21, 000 inhabitants.

SPEC Sensors to Present at IDTechEx
November 17, 2014
Joe Stetter, President and CTO of SPEC Sensors, will present in the Printed Sensors and Actuators Masterclass at IDTechEx on Friday November 21.

NEC Display Adds Installation Projectors with Laser/Phosphor Light Source
November 17, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America reported the addition of two blue laser phosphor models to its PX Series integration projector portfolio.

Dublin protests water charges
November 17, 2014
DUBLIN - It's a damp, dank morning, and Damien O'Neill has just been arrested for the sixth time. Police detained the 45-year-old Dubliner Wednesday as protesters sought to disrupt the installation of water meters in Donaghmede, in the north-east suburbs of the city. In a country where it rains two out of every three days, the introduction of charges for water use is igniting revolt among voters tired of austerity and Prime Minister Enda Kenny. "There's no money in the pot, said O'Neill, wearing a black hat and water-proofs as the rain pounded down on protesters and police. "You can't pay what you don't have.

ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES: Lisa Su is New Chief Executive Officer
November 17, 2014


Canon to deliver 7D mark ii next month; BITS & PIECES
October 01, 2014
  MELVILLE, NY--Canon USA (www.canon.com) has introduced the EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR camera, which builds upon its predecessor, the popular EOS 7D. This new EOS model features a range of new features, such as Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for high image quality and rapid burst shooting up to 10 frames per second. It also incorporates Canon's first 65-Point All Cross Type autofocus (AF) system for accurate, spot-on fast focus.       Within the camera's durable magnesium alloy body resides a newly-developed 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, safeguarded by enhanced dust and weather resistance. The camera features a standard ISO range of 100-16,000 for both still and video (expandable to ISO 51,600). The EOS 7D Mark II camera also features an enhanced version of Canon's EOS iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition) AF, originally introduced with the EOS-1D X DSLR camera, enabling the camera to recognize subjects based on face and color detection utilizing the new AE system. It can also track subjects using all 65 AF points.


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