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Masdar Institute's iMicro tohost global, local industry leaders meet on April 22nd
April 18, 2014
WAM ABU DHABI, April 17th 2014 (WAM) -- Masdar Institute of Science and Technology an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its Institute Center for Microsystems (iMicro) will be gathering top delegates from the major global semiconductor industry leaders for an Open House in Abu Dhabi. The event will showcase the world-class research currently being conducted at Masdar Institute's iMicro in all areas of micro- and nano-technologies, including semiconductors, photonics, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), and photovoltaics. iMicro focuses on advanced research and innovations in microsystem technologies that are vital to the U.A.E.'s emerging semiconductor industry.

UPDATE: Crown Holdings Hits Posts Q1 Above Street, Sales Shy of Consensus - Shares Flat
April 17, 2014
Crown Holdings (CCK), a paper goods and packaging company, advanced by nearly 2% to a 16-year high of $47.31 after reporting better-than-expected earnings after the close on Wednesday.

Harmonic Receives Top Technology Innovation Awards at the 2014 NAB Show; VOS(TM) Software Platform and VOS-Based Electra(TM) XVM Virtualized Media Processor Awarded "Best of Show" by TV Technology Magazine
April 17, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harmonic (Nasdaq:HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that it won multiple industry awards at the 2014 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management, and delivery of content across all mediums. Harmonic's VOS? virtualized software media processing platform and VOS-based Electra? XVM virtualized media processor both received the "Best of Show" award from TV Technology magazine based on their innovation, feature set, cost efficiency, and performance. "We are thrilled to be awarded TV Technology's highest honors at the NAB Show for our involvement in shaping the future of video production and delivery," said Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer at Harmonic. "As video content providers and service providers look to increase operational flexibility while lowering operating costs, VOS and Electra XVM enable the smooth migration to software-defined, integrated media processing optimized for producing and delivering video content quickly and cost-effectively, with IT economics and amazing video quality."

Defense Leads Electro Optical Market Revenue Growth to 2020
April 17, 2014
ReportsnReports.com offers Electro-Optical Market by Product (Infrared and Laser), by Segments (Defense, Aerospace, and Homeland Security), by Application (Airborne, Naval and Land-based Systems) & by Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, The Middle East, North America and South America) - Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2020) research report in its store.

Applied DNA Sciences Certifies Micross Components Facility for Third Party SigNature; R DNA Marking.
April 16, 2014
  Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014     Micross Components, a global provider of specialty electronic components with a 35 year history in providing authentic, high-reliability products, has completed the training process to become a certified SigNature(R) DNA Third-Party Marker by Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based authentication and security solutions. Their Clearwater, Florida facility has been audited and approved to securely store multiple unique SigNature(R) DNA marks and apply them on behalf of customers.           Certified Third-Party Markers play a key role in APDN's anti-counterfeiting solution by offering companies a way to efficiently and immediately begin SigNature(R) DNA-marking their products. Because Micross Components has the quality infrastructure in place, they can support a range of customers in the military, aerospace, industrial and commercial spaces as the SigNature(R) DNA marking program continues to grow and gain momentum.

US Contract Notice: Defense Logistics Agency Issues Solicitation for "F-16 ACFT, SPAR, AIRCRAFT"
April 16, 2014
Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations Officer has issued requirement for "F-16 ACFT, SPAR, AIRCRAFT." Solicitation no. SPE4A713R1564 Posted on: April 16, 2014

Lockheed and University of Arizona deliver JWST imaging instrument to NASA
April 14, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, and the University of Arizona have delivered the primary imaging instrument of the James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Raleigh Metal Recycling: U.S. China Trade Deficit Being Positively Impacted by Record Exports of Scrap Metal to China from the U.S.
April 14, 2014
April 14 -- Raleigh Metal Recycling and its sister company Goldsboro Metal Recycling have completed their year-end financial review. In 2013 they exported a record $9 Million of scrap metal to China, making these North Carolina companies among the largest exporters to China in the State, using both Wilmington, NC and Norfolk, VA ports. "With China being a global base of electronics manufacturing and exporting products such as Apple's iPad and GOOGLE's Android phones, we can say with certainty that portions of the copper and aluminum in Chinese products shipped to the U.S. are coming from recycling companies here in North Carolina and from throughout the U.S.", said Greg Brown, CEO of Raleigh Metal Recycling.

Harmonic unveils new video software platform
April 11, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Harmonic, a provider of video delivery infrastructure, has unveiled Harmonic VOS, an extensible software platform which will reportedly enable virtualized media processing from a single software platform.

FISCAL 2015 BUDGET: BENEFICIARY AND ADVOCACY OVERVIEW; COMMITTEE: HOUSE ARMED SERVICES; SUBCOMMITTEE: MILITARY PERSONNEL
April 09, 2014
TESTIMONY-BY: THE MILITARY COALITION (TMC) Statement of The Military Coalition (TMC) Committee on House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel April, 9 2014 Introduction Madam Chairwoman, Ranking Member Graham, The Military Coalition thanks you and the entire Subcommittee for your extraordinary support of our active duty, Guard, Reserve, retired members, and veterans of the uniformed services, their families and their survivors. Your efforts have had an enormously positive impact in the lives of the entire uniformed services community. We specifically wish to thank the Committee for its actions in adopting the FY2014 NDAA, recognizing that healthcare is an earned benefit for service rendered during a lengthy career and rejecting the administration's proposed dramatic fee increases for healthcare. We are truly grateful for your unwavering commitment to men and women who defend our fine nation. We appreciate that Congress have given personnel issues top priority in the past decade. You have had difficult choices to make while bolstering a weak economy and addressing budget deficits. The past few years have been arduous, with our military winding down operations in Afghanistan and the nation dealing with the significant budget challenges. Sequestration


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