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@HD New Head 80 inside lead/cover;Facebook makes#124computers?Well, you would too if the machines you use #124for all that traffic keep melting down
April 20, 2014
Sarah Frier Bloomberg Hidden away in Building 17 of Facebook's headquarters is a 170-person team that's toiling away on products not usually associated with a social-networking company; hardware. Up from just seven people in 2010, the team designs, manufactures and supplies the powerful server computers that handle Internet traffic for the company in Menlo Park, California. The group has produced hundreds of thousands of the machines, with Facebook last year spending $1.36 billion (Bt44 billion) on its own data centres, compared with $606 million in 2011. Now the question is whether Facebook can make the leap from servers into consumer hardware when it completes a $2-billion deal for Oculus VR, which produces headsets that let people immerse themselves in virtual games. Consumer electronics is a competitive arena marked by narrow margins, and Facebook would be stepping into a wearables industry where Google and Samsung Electronics are playing. It also involves navigating regulatory restrictions in different countries for what materials can be used and how a product can be disposed of, says Pamela Gordon, president of design consulting firm Technology Forecasters in Oakland, California.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: 280
April 19, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 19 -- The trademark 280 (Reg. No. 4516434; International Reg. No 1177889) was issued on April 15 by the USPTO.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: A B C D
April 19, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 19 -- The trademark A B C D (Reg. No. 4516431; International Reg. No 1176654) was issued on April 15 by the USPTO.

ASE Files 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F
April 18, 2014
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (NYSE: ASX, TAIEX: 2311, "ASE" or the "Company"), announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The 2013 20-F is available on ASE's website athttp://www.aseglobal.comand on the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission athttp://www.sec.gov.  Hard copies of the audited financial statements included in the 2013 Form 20-F are available upon request to shareholders free of charge.  To request a copy of the audited financial statements, please contact Citibank Shareholder Services at 1-877-CITI-ADR (248-4237).

NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Announce Media Opportunities at Hubble Anniversary Reception
April 18, 2014
NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Announce Media Opportunities at Hubble Anniversary Reception Media are invited to attend a breakfast reception at 8:30 a.m. EDT April 23 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Hubble Space Telescope's launch into space with the opening of the "Repairing Hubble" exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, located at 600 Independence Ave. SW in Washington.

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on April 15 titled as "Accelerated analog and/or RF simulation"
April 18, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,700,377, on April 15, 2014, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "Accelerated analog and/or RF simulation"

Masdar Institute's iMicro to Host Global and Local Industry Leaders Meet on 22 April
April 17, 2014
April 17 -- 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 Aftermarket Strikes Back With Apple CarPlay
April 17, 2014
The aftermarket car stereo industry led in-car electronics innovation for decades. From high-powered, sonically accurate audio systems that included large subwoofers and strategically placed speakers to the first in-dash navigation and backseat video packages, if you wanted cutting-edge technology in your car-whether new or existing-for years you had to go to an aftermarket stereo shop, not an auto dealership. But because of a perfect storm of factors-such as cars becoming more complex and therefore more difficult to integrate aftermarket electronics into, automakers simultaneously becoming more innovative while also realizing that tech sells, and the wane of the car stereo craze of the late '80s and early '90s-the aftermarket became less relevant and saw sales slide.

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.

"I SUBMIT MY IPAD AS EXHIBIT A . . . "
January 01, 1970
 It is obvious that much has changed since the first iPad debuted three years ago. Apple has redeveloped the device multiple times, Microsoft has joined in with the Surface tablet, and other companies are entering the game. As tablet technology has become more sophisticated, attorneys across the country have continued to embrace these advances--and the courts have accepted and adapted. Some attorneys rely almost exclusively on their iPads in court. At the Law Practice editorial board's request, we sat down with two of them, Erin Hendricks and Rick Robertson, to discuss how they have transitioned to an iPad-centered practice. Hendricks is a criminal defense lawyer at Erin Hendricks Law in Dallas. She has been using an iPad in court since 2012. After nearly 10 years as a prosecutor in the Dallas District Attorney's Office, Hendricks opened her own solo criminal defense practice. She has built her practice around her iPad and the versatility it provides her in court. Robertson is a highly successful family law attorney in the Plano, Texas office of KoonsFuller. He has used an iPad in court since 2010. Robertson has represented numerous high-profile clients, including former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders. Sanders' 2013 divorce included a jury custody trial and was the center of attention for most media and television across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Robertson's iPad was a vital tool throughout that trial.   Law Practice (LP): Why did you start using an iPad?   Erin Hendricks (EH): In starting my solo practice, I knew I didn't want bulky paper files for each client.


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