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EDA Consortium Market Statistics Service Updates on Electronic Design Automation Industry Revenue
July 27, 2014
The EDA Consortium Market Statistics Service reported that the Electronic Design Automation industry revenue increased 4.6 percent for Q1 2014 to $1746.1 million, compared to $1668.5 million in Q1 2013.

Spectris PLC 2014 Half Year Results - RNS -3-
July 25, 2014
Segment performance like-for-like H1 2014   H1 2013   change          change Sales (GBPm)             159.8     162.1      -1%              5% Operating profit (GBPm)                   19.4      17.0      14%             20% Return on sales (%)       12.1      10.5   +1.6pp          +1.4pp % of total Group sales                      29        29        - After sales (%)             20        23     -3pp

United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office Publishes Application for Trademark "MAPLIN FOUNDATION DRIVING INNOVATION" to Maplin Foundation for Various Goods and Services
July 25, 2014
South Wales, July 25 -- Maplin Foundation, Rotherham, has filed the trademark "MAPLIN FOUNDATION DRIVING INNOVATION" on March 26, for various goods and services. The trademark application (journal number: 2014/030) was published on July 18. Class(es): 9 [Sound recording, amplifying, reproducing and transmitting apparatus and instruments; radio and radio-electric apparatus and instruments; receivers and transmitters; microphones, loud speakers and headphones; audio signal processing apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments, all for the mixing, filtering and processing of acoustic, audio, electrical and electronic signals; apparatus and instruments, all for the remote control of all the aforesaid goods; telephone and intercommunication apparatus and instruments; batteries; sonographic apparatus and instruments; light conducting filaments; light emitting diodes; integrated circuits; connectors, transistors, capacitors and resistors; floppy discs and sound recording discs and strips; electrical and electronic testing, measuring, signalling, monitoring, display and fault finding apparatus and instruments; audio oscillators, capacitor boxes, capacitor meters, clamp meters, testers for complimentary metal oxide semi-conductors; continuity testers, digital panel meters, dip meters, multi-meters, frequency counters, function generators, test clips for integrated circuits, insulation resistance meters, bridges and meters, all for inductors, capacitors and for resistance; logic probes, milivolt meters, moving coil meters, moving iron meters, multi-meters, oscilloscopes; contact probes for printed circuit boards; mains power units, probes, pulse generators, resistance boxes, radio frequency power meters, signal generators, temperature meters, test leads, thermocouples, transistor testers, universal timers; socket sets, all for telecommunications or electrical apparatus; inspection mirrors; spirit levels; soldering and de-soldering apparatus and instruments; temperature irons; magnifying glasses and adjustable magnifiers; tape measures and range finders, all being electrical or electronic apparatus and instruments; safety goggles; masks and filters; dust masks; alarms, alarm beacons and alarm boxes; security alarm systems; intercoms; door phones, door security systems; home security systems; intruder detectors and radar, ultrasonic, infra-red and flood light sensors; glass break detectors; photo relay systems; electric and electronic door guards and door catch releases; key pads; electrical and electronic apparatus and instruments, all for the input, storage, processing, retrieval and transmission of data; computers; word processing apparatus and instruments; apparatus for use with computers; computer programs and computer software; audio oscillators; aerials and aerial plugs; antennae and antennae boxes; videos and video connectors; protective gloves; rulers and tape rulers; electronic publications; computer software and telecommunications apparatus and modems enabling connection to the databases and to the Internet; parts and fittings for all the aforesaid goods], 16 [Printed matter; newspapers and periodicals; books; photographs; instructional and teaching materials; catalogues; posters; postcards; decalcomanias; calendars; stationery; plastic materials for packaging and wrapping; filter dies], 24 [Badges made of fabric; bed covers; table covers], 36 [Insurance; Financial affairs; Monetary affairs; Real estate affairs; charitable fundraising services; fundraising and sponsorship; information relating to the aforesaid services provided on line from a computer database or the Internet] and 41 [Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities; organisation of competitions; arranging and conducting conferences and congresses; organisation of competitions and awards; information relating to the aforesaid services provided on line from a computer database or the Internet] The original document can be viewed at:

ON Semiconductor Unveils Integrated Lithium-ion Battery Protection Controller for Smartphones and Tablets
July 25, 2014
ON Semiconductor has unveiled a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets. According to a company release, the LC05111CMT utilizes analog circuit technology, MOSFET technology, and advanced packaging expertise to incorporate controller and driver functions in a single circuit.

$14.6 billion for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market by 2019
July 25, 2014
Adaptamat Ltd, Alphabet Energy, Arrow Electronics, Australian Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO), Arveni, Avnet, BAE Systems, Boeing, BYD, CST, Cymbet, Digi International, Dust Networks, EnOcean GmbH, Finmeccanica, Flexible Electronics Concepts, Ferro Solutions, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, General Electric Company, GMZ, Honeywell, Infinite Power Solutions, Inventec, IO, ITN Lithium Technology, II-VI incorporated / Marlow Industries, JonDeTech, KCF Technologies Inc, Kelk, Levant Power, MacSema, Microchip Technology, MicroGen Systems, Micropelt, Millennial Net, National Instruments, Nature Technology, Nextreme, Northrop Grumman, OMRON, Perpetua, Perpetuum, Phononic Devices, Primus Power, PS, Schneider Electric, Severn Water / Modern Water / Cymtox Limited, Silicon Labs, Teledyne / Rockwell Scientific, Texas Instruments (TXN:NYSE), Trophos Energy, University of Michigan, Vishay Precision Group, Zarlink Semiconductor AB and Selected Energy Harvesting Market Participants. 2014 Global Data Point.

Singapore : Establishment of Joint Assembly Lab with Institute of Microelectronics in Singapore
July 25, 2014
Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) today announced that TEL and the Institute of Microelectronics in Singapore ("IME" Executive Director: Professor Dim-Lee Kwong) reached an agreement to establish, and begin joint research at, a Joint Assembly Lab in Singapore. Since establishment in Singapore in 2012, the TEL wholly owned subsidiary Tokyo Electron Singapore Pte. Ltd. has been conducting joint research into advanced lithography. The Joint Assembly Lab announced today will help accelerate research and development into the field of wafer level packaging and assembly.

$14.6 billion for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Market by 2019; ReportsnReports.com offers Wireless Sensor Networks: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 in its store.
July 24, 2014
Wireless Sensor Network Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 study has 640 pages, 266 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the Wireless Sensor Network is used to implement the Internet of things. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130116

Schedule of Upcoming Conference Calls and Earnings Releases, and New IT Solutions - Research Reports on IGT, Glu, Activision Blizzard, Zynga and Mentor Graphics; Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom
July 24, 2014
Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:http://www.analystsreview.com/5052-100free. -- International Game Technology Research Reports On July 17, 2014, International Game Technology (IGT) announced that it will report its Q3 FY 2014 financial results on July 29, 2014. The release will be issued after market close on that day. The full research reports on IGT are available to download free of charge at: http://www.analystsreview.com/Jul-24-2014/IGT/report.pdf -- Glu Mobile Inc. Research Reports

Mentor Graphics Announces New Worldwide Sales Executive
July 23, 2014
 Mentor Graphics Corporation(NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the appointment of Mike Ellow as senior vice president, World Trade, effective August 1, 2014. He replaces Don Maulsby, who is retiring from this role.

Amazon unveils its Fire phone
June 19, 2014
Amazon unveils its Fire Phone Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off his company's new smartphone, the Fire Phone, at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014. [Photo/Agencies] Top 10 most innovative companies in world Behind-the-scenes look at Facebook Top 10 world's most admired companies Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talks about his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014. Bezos unveiled a "Fire"smartphone on Wednesday equipped with a 3D-capable screen and the ability to recognize objects, music and TV shows, hoping to stand out in a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics. [Photo/Agencies]


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