ReportsnReports Issues TSV 3D IC Industry Future Market Trends Research
December 18, 2014
ReportsnReports added Future Trends of the Worldwide TSV 3D IC Industry research report published in Dec 2014 and providing global industry value forecast up to 2017 and major players' development plan in 2015 and 2016.

ON Semiconductor Unveils New Family of Ultra-Low Power Precision Operational Amplifiers; New zero drift, low voltage devices highly suited to precision applications in industrial, consumer, wireless, IoT and automotive where strong stability across wide operating temperature ranges is mandated
December 17, 2014
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has introduced a family of affordable, precision CMOS operational amplifiers (op amps) that deliver zero drift operation and industry leading quiescent current for front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs. Targeted at industrial, white goods, telecom, wearables, Internet-of-Things (IoT), test equipment and instrumentation applications, the NCS325 and NCS333 op amp devices enhance the accuracy of motor control feedback and power supply control loops, thereby contributing to higher overall system efficiency. These devices are complemented by the new NCV333 automotive-qualified (AEC-Q100 grade 1) op amp offering similar functional performance for power train, braking, electronic power steering, valve controls, fuel pump and fuel injection system applications. Featuring high DC precision parameters, such as the 10 micro Volts (µV) maximum input offset voltage at ambient temperature and the 30 nV/°C of offset temperature drift, make these amplifier devices extremely well optimized for low side current sensing and voltage differential measurement on front-end sensor functions. Minimal voltage variations over temperature along with close to zero offset ensure the efficiency of systems exposed to wide operating temperature ranges without the need for complex software calibration algorithms, resulting in a more manageable design and longer product lifespan.

GT Advanced Technologies Issues Response to Apple's Statement Following Release of October 8th Declaration
December 17, 2014
MERRIMACK, N.H., Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (OTC Pink:GTATQ) today issued the following statement: "The position that Apple has taken in response to the release of our October 8th declaration is in line with our expectations, as reflected in paragraph 52 of Dan Squiller's October 28th declaration in support of the Apple Settlement," said Tom Gutierrez, president and chief executive officer. "Although we have different views on the matter, we believe we have settled our disputes with Apple and see no point in further addressing the circumstances that led to our Chapter 11 filing or our relationship with Apple. Our focus now is on moving the company forward through the bankruptcy process. We remainoptimistic that the Bankruptcy Court will approve the Apple Settlement Agreement on November 25th because it is in the best interest of all parties."

Legacy Electronics Elected New Member of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers
December 17, 2014
Legacy Electronics , a USA manufacturer of computer products, was selected for membership in the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM ). AGEM is a global non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, systems, online technology, key components, table games, support products and services for the gaming industry.

Alibaba Makes Strides in Cleaning Up Counterfeits, But More Work Is Needed
December 17, 2014
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A knock against Alibaba Group  is that its Web sites feature too many counterfeit electronics, apparel and countless other products. The huge Chinese e-commerce company, however, has made great strides in eliminating such items from its sites during the past year, especially in recent months, after itsIPOin the U.S. But not everyone is happy with Alibaba’s cleanup efforts yet. Must Read: Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Dividend Stocks

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Rockwell Collins, Northrop Grumman and L-3 Communications Holdings
December 17, 2014
 Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT-Free Report), Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA-Free Report), Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL-Free Report), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC-Free Report) and L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LLL-Free Report). Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations.Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free.

TP - Whether a functionally dissimilar company having diferent turnover can be selected as a comparable for the purpose of determination of ALP - NO: ITAT
December 17, 2014
2014-TII-301-ITAT-DEL-TP IN THE INCOME TAX APPELLATE TRIBUNAL BENCHES 'I' DELHI ITA No.5401/Del/2012 Assessment Year:2008-09 PYRAMID IT CONSULTING PVT LTD 235, TARUN ENCLAVE, PITAMPURA NEW DELHI-110034 Vs INCOME TAX OFFICER WARD-14(4), NEW DELHI J Sudhakar Reddy, AM & Chandramohan Garg, JM Date of Decision: December 11, 2014

December 17, 2014
Extending Xmas shipping Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free-shipping deadline by one day to Dec. 19. Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping. Last year's deadline was Dec. 18. The e-commerce company says members of its $99 annual Prime loyalty program can order by Dec. 22 for two-day shipping.

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on December 16 titled as "On-chip comparison and response collection tools and techniques"
December 17, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,914,694, on December 16, 2014, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "On-chip comparison and response collection tools and techniques"

Technological adoption and use after mass market displacement: The case of the LP record
January 01, 1970
1 Introduction It is not uncommon that technologies which fall victim to displacement during a technological discontinuity continue to enjoy patronage from some customers despite the availability of a newer and 'better' dominant design. Indeed, there is a vibrant retrocomputing community embracing long ago obsolete computer systems, and within it a growing retrogaming sub-community playing equally obsolete computer and arcade games (e.g. Galloway, 2011). Similarly, the Polaroid-type instant film technology has recently made a comeback into consumer photography (e.g. Schneiderman, 2010) and enjoys a dedicated group of users. Moreover, not only is the vinyl long-play record (LP) - long ago superseded first by the compact audiotape cassette (the 'C cassette') and later the compact disc (CD) - still available, but actually has been the fastest-growing music format in the US from 2010 to date (RIAA, 2013).


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