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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

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.

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.

Robots Moving Robots: Lockheed Martin Conducts First Fully Autonomous Mission; K-MAX unmanned helicopter deploys SMSS unmanned ground vehicle
August 18, 2014
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using itsSquad Mission Support System (SMSS)unmanned ground vehicle,K-MAXunmanned helicopter andGyrocamoptical sensor.

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.

US Contract Notice: Defense Logistics Agency Issues Solicitation for "ATF-AIRCRAFT, SOF (AC-130H, MCJ-130H, EC130E, HC-130, MC-130W)--59, CABLE ASSEMBLY, SPEC"
August 18, 2014
Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations Officer has issued requirement for "ATF-AIRCRAFT, SOF (AC-130H, MCJ-130H, EC130E, HC-130, MC-130W)--59, CABLE ASSEMBLY, SPEC." Solicitation no. SPE4A6-13-R-0664 Posted on: August 18, 2014

China,Singapore,United States : APPLE stores its iCloud data on CHINA TELECOM data center
August 18, 2014
The People's Republic of China posted a statement saying that Apple had completed the transfer of iCloud data to a Jiangxi Province datacenter owned by China Telecom. Apple confirmed that it is using China Telecom data centers to store iCloud user data locally.

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)

MENA English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network)
August 16, 2014
During 2011-2013 the packaging and testing industry saw an AAGR of less than 5% for 3 consecutive years which mainly resulted from the fact the advanced packaging technologies developed from 2005-2010 period began to be popularized thus leading to a dramatic decline in unit prices these packaging technologies including FC-BGA WLCSP QFN SiP and PoP etc.

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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