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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.

Battle the Monsters of Evolve Together with GameStop; Retailer hosting weekly videos to help fans learn strategies before release; Pre-Order now to receive exclusive weapons
January 27, 2015
Winner of 'Best of Show' at both E3 (Electronic Gaming Expo) and Gamescom, as well as more than 60 other awards in 2014, Take-Two Interactive and Turtle Rock Studios' Evolve is set to trample its way into GameStop stores on February 10. GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is ready to help fans prepare for the action that the unique four versus one player gameplay will bring with various videos, quizzes, and screenshots.

Cloud Data Centers Expected to Comprise Almost 50 Percent of Server Unit Shipments by 2018, According to Dell'Oro Group; High-Density Servers to Drive Unit Shipment Growth
January 27, 2015
According to a recently published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the networking, IT and telecommunications industries, server unit shipments are expected to continue to grow, albeit at a low single digit CAGR for the 2014-2019 period.

Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test; Lockheed Martin Receives First TS-323 GENASYS Test Platform for Testing of Satellite Subsystems
January 27, 2015
 Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of globally deployed, innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, today announced the delivery of itsTS-323 GENASYS Test Platformto Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMSSC). GENASYS is a high-performance PXI-based system designed to meet the demands of mission-critical applications that require performance functional testing. GENASYS features a high-density, multiplexed switching subsystem with any-pin-to-any-resource architecture and switch management software that provides automated, end-to-end signal routing. GENASYS also includes a high-performance digital subsystem that supports up to 512 I/O pins with multiple timing sets and per-pin PMU capability. The system will be deployed by LMSSC for the functional testing of satellite systems and subsystems.

United States : LOCKHEED MARTIN supplies new electronic aircraft support system to NAVY
January 27, 2015
Lockheed Martin declared that it has handed over the first automated electronic support system to the U.S. Navy to help increase aircraft readiness. The system dubbed as eCASS will be used by Sailors and Marines to troubleshoot and repair naval aircraft electronic components at sea and on land. The Navy with this will be able to return aircraft to operational status faster. The Navy plans to install eCASS on every U.S. aircraft carrier and at aircraft intermediate maintenance depots. The Navy has ordered 38 eCASS stations and intends to ultimately field more than 300 of these stations.

PROOF INTEL NEEDS TO SIGN HOLY LAND PRINCIPLES
January 27, 2015
PROOF INTEL NEEDS TO SIGN HOLY LAND PRINCIPLES Walk the walk not just talk the talk Mr. Krzanich CAPITOL HILL. JANUARY 27 2015 mdash;mdash; The CEO of Intel Corporation Mr. Brian Krzanich has been challenged to ldquo; walk the walk not just talk the talkrdquo; by a Capitol Hill-based group dedicated to getting the 546 American companies doing business in Palestine -Israel to sign the Holy Land Principlesmdash; an 8-point set of fair employment principles. The challenge comes on the heels of Mr. Krzanichrsquo;s speech on January 6 to the International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES) in Las Vegas where he declared: ldquo;Irsquo;m here to say tonight itrsquo;s time to step up and do more.

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.

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.

Apple CEO's visit to Congress a sign of growing engagement with the feds
January 20, 2015
Apple ($AAPL) has growing med tech ambitions, but those gnarly healthcare regulations have left a sour taste in its mouth. As a result, the Silicon Valley bigwig has stepped up its engagement with the feds, seeking not only to learn by meeting with the FDA but also to change the rules via a lobbying effort that cost nearly $3 million last year.

SHOPPERS CASH OUT; Phone payments could replace credit cards, but cash still long-term option
November 30, 2014
If you find yourself rarely possessing cash in your wallet or purse, you're not alone as the use of hard currency this holiday season is making way for alternatives. Credit cards and debit cards have been driving down the presence of cash in stores recently. But this year, there are even more alternatives as Jacksonville-based Bi-Lo Holdings Inc. recently reached an agreement with Apple Pay to use smartphones to pay for groceries at all their stores, including Winn-Dixie supermarkets. The Apple Pay application allows a smartphone to tap into a store's payment system and process the cost of goods purchased through the phone. The app was developed this year by Apple, and Bi-Lo Vice President of Digital Marketing Bert DuMars said the company went with Apple Pay mainly as an option of convenience for customers.


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