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BAE SYSTEMS PLC Half Yearly Report -4-
July 31, 2014
Dividends received from equity accounted investments, mainly comprising Eurofighter and FNSS, amounted to GBP13m (2013 GBP10m). The cash outflow in respect of the share repurchase programme of GBP235m (2013 GBP90m) represents shares purchased and cancelled under the programme announced in February 2013.

BAE SYSTEMS PLC Half Yearly Report -5-
July 31, 2014
As part of the Iveco team, BAE Systems was chosen to provide up to 600 HybriDrive(R) Series-E systems for hybrid city buses in Paris, France. The business has begun deliveries of 475 HybriDrive(R) propulsion systems for Nova Bus hybrids in Quebec, Canada.

BAE SYSTEMS PLC Half Yearly Report -7-
July 31, 2014
In December 2013, the Letter of Offer and Acceptance was finalised between the Republic of Korea and the US government, down-selecting BAE Systems to upgrade avionics and electronic systems and perform systems integration on more than 130 F-16 aircraft. Phase one of the contract was received in May, valued at approximately $140m (GBP82m), and work has begun on the initial aircraft in Fort Worth, Texas. Phase two is expected in the second half of the year, bringing the total value of the programme to approximately $1.3bn (GBP0.8bn).

Transparency Market Research Publishes Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Report
July 31, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (Water-based, Solvent-based, Hot Melt, Radiation Cured) Market For Tapes, Specialty, Labels, Graphics, and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global pressure sensitive adhesives market was valued at USD 5.58 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 7.96 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 5.2 percent over the forecast period from 2013 to 2019.

VIZIO Launches All-New VIZIO.com for A More Beautifully Simple Consumer Research and Shopping Experience; Special Product Bundle Deal and Free Shipping on All Orders For Limited Time
July 30, 2014
 VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV1 and Sound Bar2 company, launched today the all-new VIZIO.com, featuring a consumer-centric user experience designed to inspire, inform, entertain and simplify the journey for consumers looking to purchase their next product. Distinguishing itself as the industry leader, VIZIO's reimagined platform optimizes the user experience with a fully responsive design and easy-to-use research and shopping tools. Using large-scale visuals and motion graphics, VIZIO technology is easy to digest in the context of relatable, everyday settings and use cases. In celebration of the launch, VIZIO.com is offering free shipping on all eligible products3 and a special product bundle through August 64. Committed to offering a streamlined, best-in-class shopping experience, the intuitive user interface empowers consumers with convenient research and shopping tools, along with an easy checkout flow. While shopping, consumers can browse highlighted products, learn about key features and benefits of new technology and compare models with ease. A new predictive search tool also makes it easy to find products or customer support information quicker across desktop, tablet or mobile devices.

Industry’s First 256-Channel, 24-Bit Current-to-Digital Converter Module for CT Scanners Simplifies Design and Reduces System Costs
July 30, 2014
Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release: ADI’s new current-to-digital converter module doubles channel count while requiring 33 percent less real estate than alternative devices, plus mounts on standard PCB substrates.

Hardware Engineer (FPGA/Verilog)
July 30, 2014
National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following news release: Job Title: Hardware Engineer (FPGA/Verilog) Company: BAE Systems Location: Reston, VA 20190

US Contract Notice: Department of the Navy Issues Solicitation for "Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS) OV-10 Aircraft Integration Support"
July 29, 2014
Department of the Navy, Naval Air Systems Command Officer has issued requirement for "Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS) OV-10 Aircraft Integration Support."

ON Semiconductor introduces new Lithium-ion battery protection controller
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor components, has introduced a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets.

Rudolph announces availability of SONUS Technology for measuring thick films
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Rudolph Technologies, Inc., a provider of process characterization equipment, data analysis systems and software for semiconductor manufacturing industries, has announced the availability of its new SONUS Technology, designed for measuring thick films and film stacks used in copper pillar bumps and for detecting defects, such as voids, in through silicon vias, or TSVs.


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