Tessera enters into settlement agreement with Amkor
January 27, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Tessera Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductors, has announced that its subsidiary, Tessera, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Amkor Technology, Inc. to settle all pending litigation the companies.

Verific Design Automation Updates on Fifth Consecutive Year of Growth
January 27, 2015
Verific Design Automation finished its fifth consecutive year of growth with a double-digit increase in revenue. According to a release from the Company, in 2014, Verific added eight new customers, such as Flexras, recently acquired by Mentor Graphics, Invionics and Menta. They join a list of longtime customers that includes the largest electronic design automation (EDA) companies, field programmable gate array (FPGA) vendors and integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) who recognize Verific for its quality Parser Platform. Sample customers are Aldec, Altera, AMD, Atrenta, Cadence Design Systems, Lattice, Mentor, Microsemi, Nvidia, Real Intent, Synopsys, Tabula and Xilinx.

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on January 27 titled as "Hierarchical finite state machine generation for power state behavior in an electronic design"
January 27, 2015
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,943,451, on January 27, 2015, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "Hierarchical finite state machine generation for power state behavior in an electronic design"

Panasonic's Rugged Toughbook 31 Now Offers Up to 18 Hours Battery Life - 27 Hours with Optional Second Battery; Market-leading fully rugged laptop updated with 5th generation Intel® Core(TM) i5 processor for enhanced performance in extreme environments
January 26, 2015
Panasonic, an industry leader in reliable and innovative mobile computers since 1996, today announced updates to the Toughbook® 31, its bestselling fully rugged laptop. The updated Toughbook 31 offers up to 18 hours1 of standard battery life - 27 hours1 with an optional second battery - as well as improved connectivity and significant performance boosts over the previous model. With its fully sealed design that delivers durability to meet MIL-STD-810G and IP65 specifications, including a six-foot drop rating2, the Toughbook 31 solidifies its position as the gold standard for emergency service professionals, utility workers and others who need to stay connected and productive even in the most extreme environments. Powered by the new Intel® Core(TM) i5-5300U vPro(TM) processor, (3 MB cache, 2.3 GHz up to 2.9 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology) the updated Toughbook 31 delivers desktop-class performance alongside its world-class reliability. Other improvements include enhanced graphics with the Intel HD 5500 integrated graphics processor - important for geographic information system (GIS) and military logistics applications.

Fluke Connect wins AHR Expo Innovation Award; Wireless test and measurement system helps save time and increase the productivity of HVAC/R technicians
January 26, 2015
Fluke Connect(TM) will be presented with the top honor in the Innovation Awards software category this week at AHR Expo held at McCormick Place in Chicago. The full Fluke Connect system will be on display in the Fluke booth, demonstrating how it speeds the inspection of HVAC/R and electrical systems to keep them operating at peak efficiency.

SPTS Technologies announces collaboration with Fraunhofer IZM
January 26, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: ORBOTECH LTD. has announced that SPTS Technologies, a manufacturer of etch, deposition and thermal processing equipment for the semiconductor industry, is collaborating with Fraunhofer IZM on next generation wafer level packaging of microelectronic devices.

Ohio: Steve Wozniak, tech reporter Farhad Manjoo headline Wright State’s Honors Institute
January 26, 2015
Wright state university, The State of Ohio has issued the following News release: Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak and New York Times tech reporter Farhad Manjoo will discuss developments in computing and technology during Wright State University’s Honors Institute. Wozniak, who founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs, will speak at the Wright State Nutter Center on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.

Ohio: Dmitriy Garmatyuk receives Outstanding Teaching Award from IEEE
January 26, 2015
Miami University, The State of Ohio has issued the following News release: Dmitriy Garmatyuk, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the 2014 C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teacher Award from IEEE and the IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu honor society. The award recognizes the central and crucial role of college professors in training and motivating future electrical and computer engineers.

Design Methodology Engineer (NCG)
January 26, 2015
Altera has issued the following Job vacancy: Design Methodology Engineer (NCG) Location: US-CA-San Jose Requisition ID: 4765 # of openings: 1 Description

Packaging Engineer
January 26, 2015
Altera has issued the following Job vacancy: Packaging Engineer Location: US-CA-San Jose Requisition ID: 4724 # of openings: 1 Description As a Packaging Engineer, you must have thermal, mechanical and physical package design skills. You will work in a team atmosphere which is also required to achieve the highest possible performance while maintaining the product requirements (cost). The position will aid in the design of power products at Altera's Headquarters in San Jose, CA. You specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:


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