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Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent for Memory-based Trigger Generation Scheme
October 25, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,868,974) developed by two co-inventors for a "memory-based trigger generation scheme in an emulation environment." The co-inventors are Charles Selvidge, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and Gregoire Brunot, Montrouge, France.

Tobacco firm bans smoking in offices
October 24, 2014
Reynolds American said it will ban traditional cigarettes, cigars, and pipes in employee desks, offices, conference rooms, hallways, and elevators because it wants to align its policies with the realities of what you are seeing in society today . Lighting up is already prohibited on factory floors and in cafeterias and fitness centres. Reynolds said it would introduce the policy when it builds indoor smoking areas for those who still want to light up. Updating our tobacco use policies will better accommodate both non-smokers and smokers who work in and visit our facilities, said spokesman David Howard. Reynolds will still allow the use of smokeless tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes. In Ireland, the Government is under pressure to abandon its plans for plain tobacco packaging. Earlier this month, a formal complaint was lodged in Brussels by the US Chamber of Commerce claiming the move would have a significant impact on Ireland s economy. Ireland had already come under pressure from German MEPs and business groups to abandon plans to be the first EU member to introduce uniform packaging.

WHAT'S UP DOC?: Keeping Tabs on Our Biometrics
October 24, 2014
By ALEC STRANAHAN Personal fitness trackers - love them or hate them, they are popping up everywhere. From wearables on the wrist, to belt clips, to sensors embedded in our cellphones, it seems that electronics increasingly want to know us at a more intimate level. While this allows for an unprecedented amount of information about our movements, vitals and sleep patterns, it is unclear how this information will actually affect our daily lives. In this column, I will take a look at the technologies currently available and weigh the pros and cons of the quantified self.

Mississippi: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC SUPV
October 23, 2014
Department of Health, The State of Mississippi has issued the following job opportunities: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC SUPV Bargaining Unit: N/A Class Code: 2939 Salary: $30,397.45 - $53,195.54 Annually Print Job Information Email me when jobs like this become available Characteristics of Work Benefits This is supervisory level, highly specialized, technical, skilled work in the operation of a large computer-base data/voice terminal network. Incumbents operate real-time computer systems serving multiple terminals and radio-based stations. Work involves maintaining radio and computer contact with all public safety officers/agencies statewide; responding to emergency and distress calls with numerous states, federal, and local agencies/officers; requires collaboration with systems analysts, programmers, field personnel, and supervisory personnel in developing clear and effective operating procedures; devising and modifying procedures to improve operation; defining problems related to data communications facilities; and providing timely response to information requests from field personnel and users. The work requires the exercise of courtesy, tact, and firmness of highly intelligent independent judgment and discretion, and knowledge of public safety procedures. Incumbents receive general supervision from an administrative superior. Supervision is generally exercised over subordinate. Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Mississippi: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC III
October 23, 2014
Department of Health, The State of Mississippi has issued the following job opportunities: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC III Bargaining Unit: N/A Class Code: 2938 Salary: $27,634.04 - $48,359.57 Annually Print Job Information Email me when jobs like this become available Characteristics of Work Benefits This is senior level, specialized, technical, skilled work in the operation of a large computer-base data/voice terminal network. Incumbents operate real-time computer systems serving multiple terminals and radio-based stations. Work involves maintaining radio and computer contact with all public safety officers/agencies statewide; responding to emergency and distress calls with numerous state, federal, and local agencies/officers; requires collaboration with systems analysts, programmers, field personnel, and supervisory personnel in developing clear and effective operating procedures; devising and modifying procedures to improve operation; defining problems related to data communications facilities; and providing timely response to information requests from field personnel and users. The work requires the exercise of discretion, courtesy, tact, firmness, highly sound, intelligent decision making skills, and knowledge of public safety procedures. Incumbents receive general supervision from an administrative superior. Supervision is generally exercised over subordinate personnel. Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Mississippi: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC TRNEE
October 23, 2014
Department of Health, The State of Mississippi has issued the following job opportunities: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC TRNEE Bargaining Unit: N/A Class Code: 2940 Salary: $21,750.53 - $38,063.43 Annually Print Job Information Email me when jobs like this become available Characteristics of Work Benefits This is entry level complex, technical work in the operation of a large computer-base data/voice terminal network. Incumbents operate real-time computer systems serving multiple terminals and radio-based stations. Work involves maintaining radio and computer contact with all public safety officers/agencies statewide; responding to emergency and distress calls with numerous state, federal, and local agencies/officers; and providing timely response to information requests from field personnel and users. The work requires the exercise of discretion, courtesy, tact, firmness, sound intelligent decision making skills, and knowledge of public safety procedures. General supervision is received from an administrative superior. Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following: Receives advanced classroom and on-the-job training on the retrieval, analysis, and potential uses for enforcement data available through such local, state, and national automated enforcement information systems such as MJIC, NCIC, NLETS, and other databases.

Mississippi: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC I
October 23, 2014
Department of Health, The State of Mississippi has issued the following job opportunities: DPS-INTEL COORDINATION SPEC I Bargaining Unit: N/A Class Code: 2935 Salary: $22,838.06 - $39,966.61 Annually Print Job Information Email me when jobs like this become available Characteristics of Work Benefits This is proficiency level, specialized, skilled work in the operation of a large computer-base data/voice terminal network. Incumbents operate real-time computer systems serving multiple terminals and radio-based stations. Work involves maintaining radio and computer contact with all public safety officers/agencies statewide; responding to emergency and distress calls with numerous state, federal, and local agencies/officers; may require some collaboration with systems analysts, programmers, field personnel, and providing timely response to information requests from field personnel and users. The work requires the exercise of discretion, courtesy, tact, firmness, sound intelligent decision making skills, and knowledge of public safety procedures. General supervision is received from an administrative superior. Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following: Receives advanced classroom and on-the-job training on the retrieval, analysis, and potential uses for enforcement data available through such local, state, and national automated enforcement information systems such as MJIC, NCIC, NLETS, and other databases.

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on October 21 titled as "Memory-based trigger generation scheme in an emulation environment"
October 22, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,868,974, on October 21, 2014, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "Memory-based trigger generation scheme in an emulation environment"

Massachusetts: Mentor Graphics PCB Designer Job Number: 4890122
October 22, 2014
The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce, The State of Massachusetts has issued the following job opportunities: Mentor Graphics PCB Designer Job Number: 4890122 Status: Open Post

UK Intellectual Property Office grants trade mark "NEWS LOGISTICS" to News Printers Group Limited
October 22, 2014
News Printers Group Limited, has been granted trademark (UK00003059450) titled as "NEWS LOGISTICS" from the UK Intellectual Property Office. Status: Registered Class/es: Class 9 Downloadable electronic publications; recorded media including CD-ROMs, DVDs; podcasts; webcasts; digital music; mouse mats; articles, columns and written/published articles contained and/or supplied in or by electronic media; interactive entertainment software for use with computers; downloadable online publications; all the aforesaid goods also provided on or via an Internet website or other communications network or means; downloadable software in the nature of an application for obtaining news, information, commentary, and textual, audio and visual content of the type found in general interest publications on mobile and stationary electronic device; electronic mail boxes.


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