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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.

Bring Fun to Your Refund at GameStop This Tax Season; GameStop's "Re-Fun Your Refund" Program Offers Customers Exclusive Discounts on Video Games, Electronics, and More; H&R Block Emerald Card Holders Have Access to Exclusive GameStop Offers
January 26, 2015
GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, invites all tax filers to have a little fun this year with their refund by taking advantage of its annual "Re-Fun Your Refund" program. Starting today and running through March 1, customers can use their tax refund to pick up those video games or electronics they've been holding off purchasing until they had some extra cash. "It's a great time of year to head into a GameStop and check out what deals are available on items you've been wanting but haven't had the chance to buy yet," said Ashley Acks, director of marketing and promotions for GameStop. "During our 'Re-fun Your Refund' program, we are committed to showing GameStop customers that their tax refunds go further with us."

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.

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.

Obama pushes cybersecurity laws
January 26, 2015
By Maria Marcowicz President Barack Obama continues to make headlines with recent plans to push for federal legislation on data leaks and cybersecurity. The president announced two possible acts of legislation: the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act and the Student Digital Privacy Act.

Samsung will raise dividends by 40 percent: source
January 25, 2015
Samsung Electronics will set its per-share dividend for 2014 at 20,000 won ($18.50), up 40 percent from 2013, a source said Sunday. Its total dividend payout will amount to 3 trillion won ($2.8 billion), compared with 2.16 trillion won the year before. The size of the dividend, however, is about 10 percentage points lower than the firm said earlier this month.

Lockheed Martin delivers first eCASS to US Navy
January 22, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Lockheed Martin Corporation, an aerospace, defense, security and technology company, has delivered the first electronic Consolidated Automated Support System, or eCASS, to the US Navy for maximizing aircraft readiness.

New Report - Global Electronic Warfare Market Study To 2020 Grand View Research Inc.
January 22, 2015
Developments across the electromagnetic spectrum are expected to give impetus to the global electronic warfare market. Widespread use of weapon systems along with electronics and associated equipment has fostered electronic warfare system development. Increasing incidents of territorial disputes cold-wars and political conflicts are expected to fuel market growth. Advancements in the field of electronics and surging demand for infrared optic and visual techniques such as laser is expected to spur the electronic warfare market over the forecast period For More Information on quot;Electronic Warfare Market Research Reportsquot; visit -http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/electronic-warfare-marketnbsp; nbsp; Electronic warfare has evolved as an integral entity of strategic landscape encompassing all war fighters.


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