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A*STAR and Partners Create Semiconductor R&D Joint Labs
July 28, 2014
Four joint laboratories on July 23 launched between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners. A*STAR said in a release that the laboratories a total commitment of S$200m between both private and public sectors. A*STAR noted that the Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will develop and advance semiconductor technologies for future electronics markets. The industry partners involved in this international collaboration are: Applied Materials, Dai Nippon Printing, Disco, KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Nikon, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific, Pink, Tokyo Electron and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo.

Transparency Market Research: Global Polycarbonate Market Expected to Reach USD 18.39 Billion in 2019
July 27, 2014
Transparency Market Research reported that according to its new market report, "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other (Medical Implants and Tableware) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.1 percent from 2013 to 2019.

Transparency Market Research Updates on Polycarbonate Market
July 27, 2014
According to Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other (Medical Implants and Tableware) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019, a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 6.1 percent from 2013 to 2019.

Transparency Market Research Publishes Report on Global Polycarbonate Market
July 27, 2014
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other (Medical Implants and Tableware) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global polycarbonate market was valued at USD 12.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 18.39 billion by 2019, increasing at a CAGR of 6.1 percent from 2013 to 2019.

ON Semiconductor introduces new Lithium-ion battery protection controller
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor components, has introduced a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets.

Rudolph announces availability of SONUS Technology for measuring thick films
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Rudolph Technologies, Inc., a provider of process characterization equipment, data analysis systems and software for semiconductor manufacturing industries, has announced the availability of its new SONUS Technology, designed for measuring thick films and film stacks used in copper pillar bumps and for detecting defects, such as voids, in through silicon vias, or TSVs.

Oman begins receiving second batch of F-16 fighters
July 23, 2014
FULL TEXT The first of 12 new Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) departed the company's production facility in Fort Worth, Texas, on 22 July.

Mentor Graphics launches integrated solution for heterogeneous SoC development
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Mentor Graphics Corporation, a provider of electronic design automation software, has launched an integrated solution for heterogeneous system-on-chip, or SoC, development.

No Warrant, No Problem: How the Government Can Get Your Digital Data
July 02, 2014
FULL TEXT The government isn't allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI to the Internal Revenue Service, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and texts by going to Google or AT&T with a court order that doesn't require showing probable cause of a crime. These powers are entirely separate from the National Security Agency's collection of Americans'phone records en masse, which the House of Representatives voted to end last month. Here's a look at what the government can get from you and the legal framework behind its power: Stuff They Can Get How They Get It What the Law Says

How The Government Can Get Your Data
January 01, 1970
FULL TEXT Here Is A Look At The Legal Framework Behind The Government's Ability To Obtain Consumers' Emails And Other Digital Content The government isn't allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI to the Internal Revenue Service, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and texts by going to Google or AT&T with a court order that doesn't require showing probable cause of a crime.These powers are entirely separate from the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone records en masse, which the House of Representatives voted to end last month. Here's a look at what the government can get from you and the legal framework behind its power: Stuff They Can Get How They Get It What the Law Says


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