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USB-IF to Demonstrate USB Single-Cable Solution at IDF San Francisco
August 19, 2014
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced that it will exhibit and present the latest USB developments at Intel® Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, September 9-11. At IDF, the USB-IF will host a Technology Community, present technical sessions on the new USB Type-C connector, and host press briefings featuring new technology demonstrations.

SmartPlay Offers Specialized Design Services for Customers of Intel Custom Foundry
August 19, 2014
SmartPlay Inc., an established design services company with expertise in digital, analog, wireless software and system design, announced that it is ready to offer design services to customers of Intel Custom Foundry that require expertise, know-how and unique IP in critical embedded applications. SmartPlay will provide support in SoC implementations and will offer turnkey services ranging from RTL/Netlist to GDSII.  This also establishes SmartPlay as a key player in the Intel Custom Foundry ecosystem committed to delivering world class SoC design services.

Passware and Oxygen Join to Break into a Variety of Encrypted Mobile Devices and Extract Their Data; Passware integrates its password recovery module into Oxygen software to provide complete solution for mobile forensics - Oxygen Forensic® Passware® Analyst
August 19, 2014
 Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, law enforcement organizations, government agencies, and private investigators, today announced Oxygen Forensic® Passware® Analyst - a joint software application for mobile forensic specialists that extracts data from encrypted mobile devices.

Mentor Graphics Announces 25th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards Program
August 19, 2014
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced the call-for-entries of its 25th annual Technology Leadership Awards (TLA) competition, continuing its tradition of recognizing excellence in printed circuit board (PCB) design. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. It recognizes engineers and CAD designers who use the innovative technology provided by Mentor Graphics to address today's complex PCB systems design challenges and produce industry-leading products.

Laws needed to protect information security
August 19, 2014
China must implement cyberspace laws to better protect information from the encroachment of information technology companies from US. China must implement cyberspace laws to better protect information from the encroachment of information technology companies from the United States, says an article on the website guancha.cn.

M&A Navigator: Deal pipeline - 19 August
August 19, 2014
The following is a list of deals covered in detail by M&A Navigator this week: - BANK OF MOSCOW BUYS 42.3% OF HALS DEVELOPMENT Russian commercial and residential real estate firm Hals Development OAO (MCX:HALS) announced that the Bank of Moscow had purchased about 4.7m shares in the company, equalling a stake of 42.27%. Status: Closed - KEMIRA, WILMAR DROP JV PLAN

Telefónica and Brocade Establish Benchmarks for NFV Deployment and Performance in Joint Reference Lab Tests; Brocade Vyatta 5600 vRouter adds new functionality to accelerate Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) adoption
August 19, 2014
August 19, 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. - Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) and Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) have partnered to establish new benchmarks for the deployment and performance of Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) solutions. The consistent results from testing have provided clear evidence that will fundamentally alter the performance range service providers can expect from virtualised, software-based networking infrastructure. The establishment of NFV benchmarks is part of a joint effort by both companies within the Telefónica NFV Reference Lab framework.

Gazelle Launches Extended Price Lock; Lets Consumers Lock In Today's Prices But Keep Their Phone Until the iPhone 6 Hits Stores; For Limited Time Get up to $350 for iPhone 5S Trade
August 18, 2014
While we prepare for the latest iPhone to hit stores, Gazelle, the leading trade-in site for consumer electronics, today announced it has once again extended its industry-leading price lock from 30 days to more than 50 days. You can lock in pre-event pricing between now and September 9 but hold onto your current phone until after you receive your new iPhone.

Kinetic Systems, Inc. Ships Advanced Plating Tool; Company overview
August 18, 2014
  Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014         Kinetics, a global full service process and mechanical contractor specializing in the design and installation of process piping, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC systems, and process equipment, announces the shipment of a 200mm plating tool.     The Celera ECD plating tool will be used in production for an advanced copper deposition process.     Kinetics Equipment Solutions Group is a leading supplier of innovative and flexible electrochemical deposition (ECD) process solutions. We specialize in pattern plating applications for Advanced Packaging, MEMS and the Storage markets. Metallization solutions include Cu, Au, Ni, Pt, NiFe and SnAg. Kinetics offers both automated and manual platforms.     "Kinetics has been supplying technology solutions to our clients for over 42 years," said Peter Maris, President and CEO at Kinetics. "Celera is another example of Kinetics providing solutions to a market that is being underserved by larger equipment suppliers."           Kinetics equipment portfolio which consists of process media distribution and chemical process systems supports the following markets: Semiconductor, Advanced Packaging, MEMS, Storage, Compound Semiconductor, PV, Medical Device and Biopharmaceutical.             About Kinetic Systems Inc. (http://www.kinetics.net)

API Technologies introduces new configurable frequency synthesizers
August 14, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: API Technologies Corp., a provider of RF/microwave, power and security solutions, has introduced new configurable frequency synthesizers, or Models LCFS-X.


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