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New Rugged Computing Platform from Elma Includes Cisco certified Routing Engine
January 29, 2015
COM Express-based platform brings IP-based data, voice and video networking to mobile vehicular environments FREMONT, Calif. — Elma Electronic Inc. now offers a modular, high performance embedded computer packaged for applications in demanding mobile environments. The modular COM Express-based computer includes a Cisco-certified routing engine complete with the full suite of mobile routing protocols essential for network attached equipment on the move. Elma is an approved Cisco Solutions Technology Partner.

Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps
January 29, 2015
India, Jan. 29 -- CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New YorkDecember 10, 2014Apple and IBM today deliver the first wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services that bring IBMs big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise. IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions are now available to enterprise customers in banking, retail, insurance, financial services, telecommunications and for governments and airlines, thanks to an unprecedented collaboration between Apple and IBM. IBM clients today announcing support for IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions include: Citi, Air Canada, Sprint and Banorte. What were delivering aims directly at the new quest of businesssmart technologies that unlock new value at the intersection of big data and individual engagement, said Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president, IBM Global Business Services. Our collaboration combines IBMs industry expertise and unmatched position in enterprise computing, with Apples legendary user experience and excellence in product design to lift the performance of a new generation of business professionals.

-UBM Canon - DesignCon 2015 Announces Winners of Best in Design and Test Awards and Names the Engineer of the Year
January 29, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - From its 20th anniversary event, DesignCon today announced the winners of the Best in Design & Test Awards, recognizing the best product advancements in electronic engineering. The premier conference for chip, board and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, DesignCon is being held this week, January 27-30, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. For additional information please visit: designcon.com.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE ROCHESTER-SUNY PROPOSAL WILL ADVANCE TO FINAL ROUND OF COMPETITION FOR $110 MILLION TO CREATE NEW NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHOTONICS
January 29, 2015
The following information was released by New York Senator Charles Schumer: DOD Now Evaluating Final Round of Proposals for Fed Funds To Establish New "Institute for Manufacturing Innovation" with Focus on Photonics - Schumer and Gillibrand Say NYS Proposal Backed by UR, RIT, SUNY Poly, Others Would Create New Photonic Assembly and Packing Facility in Rochester Photonics Hub Has Potential to Boost Manufacturing Innovation, Develop Companies And Commercial Products and Create Hundreds of Jobs Last Year, Schumer And Gillibrand Pushed Legislation to Establish Manufacturing Hubs and Urged Administration to Establish Programs Focused on High-Tech Manufacturing, Create High-Tech Hubs Throughout The Country to Allow Areas Like Rochester to Thrive Schumer, Gillibrand to DOD: Select Rochester For New Photonics Hub

Electrical and electronic equipment components
January 28, 2015
Award Notice: Electrical and electronic equipment components Contract award dollar amount: $35,505 Contract award date: January 27, 2015 Contractor awarded DUNS: 045828282 Contractor name : BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION SOLUTIONS Contractor address : , 8201 Greensboro Dr Ste 1200, Mclean Va 22102-3846 Implementing agency : Department Of The Air Force Dla Aviation - Ogden; 6051 Gum Lane Bldg 1225; Hill Air Force Base; Ut; 84056-5820 Point Of Contact(S): Rachelle Martinez, Tel: 801-777-3851, Fax: 801-777-3235, Email: Rachelle.Martinez@Us.Af.Mil Country :United States

Electrical and electronic assemblies, boards, cards, and associated hardware
January 28, 2015
Award Notice: Electrical and electronic assemblies, boards, cards, and associated hardware Contract award dollar amount: $38,314.00 Contract award date: January 27, 2015 Contractor name : LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION Contractor address : 5600 W Sand Lake Rd Mp-265, Orlando, Fl, 32819-8907 Implementing agency : Department Of The Army Defense Logistics Agency, 5201 Martin Road/Dla-Avn-Ah Point Of Contact(S): Rickey L. Cook,(256)876-0303 Or Janeze M. Allison,(256)955-9307 Country :United States

Tessera enters into settlement agreement with Amkor
January 27, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Tessera Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductors, has announced that its subsidiary, Tessera, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Amkor Technology, Inc. to settle all pending litigation the companies.

REP. PAUL D. RYAN HOLDS A HEARING ON U.S. TRADE POLICY AGENDA
January 27, 2015
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HOLDS A HEARING ON U.S. TRADE POLICY AGENDA JANUARY 27, 2015 SPEAKERS: REP. PAUL D. RYAN, R-WIS. CHAIRMAN REP. SAM JOHNSON, R-TEXAS REP. KEVIN BRADY, R-TEXAS REP. DEVIN NUNES, R-CALIF. REP. PAT TIBERI, R-OHIO REP. DAVE REICHERT, R-WASH. REP. CHARLES BOUSTANY JR., R-LA. REP. PETER ROSKAM, R-ILL. REP. TOM PRICE, R-GA. REP. VERN BUCHANAN, R-FLA. REP. ADRIAN SMITH, R-NEB. REP. AARON SCHOCK, R-ILL. REP. LYNN JENKINS, R-KAN. REP. ERIK PAULSEN, R-MINN. REP. KENNY MARCHANT, R-TEXAS REP. DIANE BLACK, R-TENN. REP. TOM REED, R-N.Y. REP. TODD YOUNG, R-IND. REP. MIKE KELLY, R-PA. REP. JAMES B. RENACCI, R-OHIO REP. PATRICK MEEHAN, R-PA. REP. KRISTI NOEM, R-S.D. REP. GEORGE HOLDING, R-N.C. REP. JASON SMITH, R-MO.

For Qualcomm, China settlement may be just the beginning
December 30, 2014
The settlement of China's antitrust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm's highly profitable patent licensing business. The Qualcomm sign at their global headquarters in San Diego, California. Qualcomm is a global semiconductor company that produces wireless telecommunications products related to wireless networks. [Photo/IC] The settlement of China's antitrust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely to intensify global scrutiny of the firm's highly profitable patent licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung. China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is moving to wrap up its 13-month investigation into the US chipmaker as soon as possible, the regulator said in a statement on Friday, bringing to an end one of the most high profile of a slew of such investigations.

Tablet sales set to hit the buffers
December 29, 2014
Global tablet sales are expected to decline for the first time in history this year, overtaken by sales of ever-more versatile smartphones. A new iPad is seen follownig a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California Oct 16, 2014.[Photo/Agencies] Global tablet computer sales are expected to slow for the first time in history this year, overtaken by sales of ever-more versatile smartphones, according to a slew of figures being released. According to the forecast by research firm International Data Corporation, the tablet market is expected to show sales growth of 7.2 percent for the full year, against 52.5 percent in 2013. At the core of the slowdown is the once iconic Apple iPad, with its shipments expected to show their first ever decline in numbers. Separate numbers released by multinational technology consultancy Gartner Inc estimate tablet sales worldwide will hit 229 million units in 2014, an 11 percent rise on a year earlier but a shadow of the annual 55 percent growth recorded in December 2013.


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