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Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent
August 20, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 20 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,813,017) developed by Jean-Marie Brunet, San Jose, California, and William S. Graupp, Aurora, Oregon, for "gate modeling for semiconductor fabrication process effects."

Global & China IC Advanced Packaging Equipment Industry Worth USD4.3 Billion By 2015
August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014 Global and China IC Advanced Packaging Equipment Industry Report, 2013-2014 mainly deals with the followings: Overview of semiconductor industry Status quo of memory and wafer foundry industry Downstream market of semiconductor industry Trend in emerging advanced packaging technology Packaging equipment industry analysis and ranking 15 major advanced packaging equipment vendors Complete report is available @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/global-and-china-ic-advanced-packaging-equipment-industry-report-2013-2014-market-report.html .

USB-IF to Demonstrate USB Single-Cable Solution at IDF San Francisco
August 19, 2014
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced that it will exhibit and present the latest USB developments at Intel® Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, September 9-11. At IDF, the USB-IF will host a Technology Community, present technical sessions on the new USB Type-C connector, and host press briefings featuring new technology demonstrations.

SmartPlay Offers Specialized Design Services for Customers of Intel Custom Foundry
August 19, 2014
SmartPlay Inc., an established design services company with expertise in digital, analog, wireless software and system design, announced that it is ready to offer design services to customers of Intel Custom Foundry that require expertise, know-how and unique IP in critical embedded applications. SmartPlay will provide support in SoC implementations and will offer turnkey services ranging from RTL/Netlist to GDSII.  This also establishes SmartPlay as a key player in the Intel Custom Foundry ecosystem committed to delivering world class SoC design services.

Passware and Oxygen Join to Break into a Variety of Encrypted Mobile Devices and Extract Their Data; Passware integrates its password recovery module into Oxygen software to provide complete solution for mobile forensics - Oxygen Forensic® Passware® Analyst
August 19, 2014
 Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, law enforcement organizations, government agencies, and private investigators, today announced Oxygen Forensic® Passware® Analyst - a joint software application for mobile forensic specialists that extracts data from encrypted mobile devices.

Mentor Graphics Announces 25th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards Program
August 19, 2014
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced the call-for-entries of its 25th annual Technology Leadership Awards (TLA) competition, continuing its tradition of recognizing excellence in printed circuit board (PCB) design. Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry. It recognizes engineers and CAD designers who use the innovative technology provided by Mentor Graphics to address today's complex PCB systems design challenges and produce industry-leading products.

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.

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

ConteXtream Nominated for a 2014 SPIFFY Award by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley.
August 19, 2014
  Mountain View, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014       ConteXtream Inc., a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, announced today that it has been nominated for a 2014 SPIFFY Award by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. ConteXtream is one of five finalists for the Prodigy Award for the Most Successful SPiF Alumni. This award is given to the pre-2013 SPIF presenting company that went on to achieve the most notable growth, market success or exit over the last year. Companies nominated in the 2014 SPIFFY Awards include Cisco, Ericsson Silicon Valley, Juniper, Nokia and Intel Capital, among others.       The SPIFFY Awards recognize the "best of the best" in the telecommunications industry in Silicon Valley, as judged by the Telecom Council's Service Provider Forum members. SPIFFY award nominees are selected from more than 200 early-stage companies representing the broad range of telecom products and services who presented in Telecom Council meetings from June 2013 to May 2014. Award winners will be announced by members of Telecom Council's Service Provider Forum in a public ceremony, on the first evening of the TC3 Conference on October 1. In addition to ConteXtream, other nominees for the Prodigy Award include Matrixx Software, Mavenir Systems, MobileIron and Vuzix.             "ConteXtream is a great example of the kind of innovative company with unique solutions, which our members have interest in.

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.


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