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Mentor Graphics Announces Its Membership In The European Centre For Power Electronics Consortium
August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014: Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced its new membership in the German-based European Centre for Power Electronics (ECPE), a European consortium focused on the research, education, technology transfer, and promotion of power electronics globally. Mentor Graphics is the only electronic design automation (EDA) company represented in this industry-driven research network, comprised of over 150 organizations (75 companies and 76 institutions). Mentor Graphics was selected as an ECPE member due to its unique expertise in both thermal simulation and test solutions including electronic components power cycling for reliability prediction, as evidenced by its recently announced MicReD Industrial Power Tester 1500A technology.

Altium presents new design solutions at SINDEX in Switzerland
August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014 Protel AG, the Swiss subsidiary of Altium Limited, showcases the latest developments of Altium Designer and TASKING. Sydney, Australia - Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), will present the latest technology developments in Hall 1.2, Stand D01 at Switzerland's largest technology trade show SINDEX, which takes place from 2nd to 4th September 2014. This is the second time that Altium is exhibiting at SINDEX in Bern, which was launched in 2012 with great success.

Kasugamycin; Pesticide Tolerances
August 29, 2014
Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice: Action Final Rule. Summary This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of kasugamycin in or on fruit, pome. Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC (Arysta LifeScience), requested a number of tolerances under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) which are addressed in this document. Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? B. How can I get electronic access to other related information? C. How can I file an objection or hearing request? II. Summary of Petitioned-For Tolerance III. Aggregate Risk Assessment and Determination of Safety A. Toxicological Profile B. Toxicological Points of Departure/Levels of Concern C. Exposure Assessment D. Safety Factor for Infants and Children E. Aggregate Risks and Determination of Safety IV. Other Considerations A. Analytical Enforcement Methodology B. International Residue Limits C. Revisions to Petitioned-For Tolerances V. Conclusion VI. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews VII. Congressional Review Act List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 180 PART 180—[AMENDED] Tables Back to Top

-Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Introduces New Galvanically Isolated Current Sensor IC
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014 Release date- 28082014 - Worcester, MA - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces a new Allegro current sensor IC that is an economical and precise solution for AC current sensing in industrial, commercial, and communications systems.

SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market
August 29, 2014
Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the two technology titans confront daunting challenges in the U.S. market.

-Intel Announces New Packaging and Test Technologies for Foundry Customers
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014 Release date- 28082014 - SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Intel Corporation today announced two new technologies for Intel Custom Foundry customers that need cost-effective advanced packaging and test technologies.

China supplier denies child labour claims
August 29, 2014
A China-based supplier for Samsung Electronics and Lenovo Group said on Thursday it had never hired child labourers, denying allegations by a US-based activist group. Samsung Electronics also said it had found no children or students working on the Samsung production line at the Huizhou-based factory of supplier HEG Technology, which was cited as violating China's labour laws by the New York-based watchdog China Labor Watch.

Altium presents new design solutions at SINDEX in Switzerland.
August 28, 2014
  Sydney, Australia (PRWEB UK) 28 August 2014             Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), will present the latest technology developments in Hall 1.2, Stand D01 at Switzerland's largest technology trade show SINDEX, which takes place from 2nd to 4th September 2014. This is the second time that Altium is exhibiting at SINDEX in Bern, which was launched in 2012 with great success.             Altium Designer – Innovation in 3D PCB Design     Altium Designer links all aspects of electronics design, including schematic capture, creation of component libraries, 3D PCB layout, simulation, to name a few. and combines them in a single design environment. The new version of Altium Designer 14.3 supports Embedded Components and the design of flexible and rigid-flex PCBs, including 3D STEP Export in folded condition. There are many more new features as well as an updated Importer for Mentor Graphics PADS, xDX Designer and CadSoft EAGLE.           Altium Vault – Managing ECAD Design Data and Collaboration   In addition to Altium Designer, Altium is introducing the new Altium Vault product family, an ideal platform for real-time collaboration and the management of design data.

Washington: Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
August 28, 2014
Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers has issued the following news release: Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple's late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses.

DISADVANTAGED WORKERS TO BENEFIT FROM 2 KEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
August 27, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27 -- The city of Austin issued the following press release: The City of Austin Economic Development Department announced today that two companies it proposed for nomination have been awarded Texas Enterprise Zone (TEZ) Project Designations.


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