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Chart-toppers SecondCity and Route 94 sign up for dance music festival at Ricoh Arena; The DJs are among acts who have signed-up to the Outbreak Festival at Halloween
July 24, 2014
Two DJs whose debut singles reached No. 1 in the UK charts this year will be performing at the UK's largest indoor music festival in Coventry. Route 94 hit the top spot in February with 'My Love' while SecondCity repeated the feat in May with 'I Wanna Feel'.

A*STAR introduces four joint laboratories to support semiconductor industry
July 24, 2014
July 24: A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and its 10 industry partners have introduced four joint laboratories 'Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs' representing a commitment of S$200 million between private and public sectors to support semiconductor industry, A*STAR said in a statement.

A*Star, partners unveil 4 joint semicon labs; They represent commitment of S$200m
July 24, 2014
FOUR advanced semiconductor labs - representing a commitment of S$200 million from the public and private sectors - were launched yesterday by A*Star's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and 10 industry partners.

$200m boost for R&D on tiny semiconductors
July 24, 2014
THE Government and 10 industry partners are injecting $200 million over the next three to five years for research and development into the manufacture of smaller, more efficient semiconductors. The R&D will be carried out in four joint labs set up by the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and the 10 companies. IME executive director Kwong Dim-Lee told The Straits Times yesterday that there is huge demand building for sensors and other devices designed to be always connected to the Internet.

-Mentor Graphics Announces New Worldwide Sales Executive
July 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014 Release date- 23072014 - WILSONVILLE, OR-Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the appointment of Mike Ellow as senior vice president, World Trade, effective August 1, 2014.

-Lockheed Martin Selected for U.S. Air Force's Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative
July 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014 Release date- 23072014 - WASHINGTON, D.C., - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been competitively selected for the U.S. Air Force's Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative, which is aimed at integrating some government payloads - electronics and sensors packages designed for specific missions - on commercial satellites.

Radisys' Telecom Cloud-Ready Platform Wins 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award; Ideal for data plane applications, T-Series Ultra Platform provides TEMs and mobile operators with the right capability mix to reap the benefits of NFV deployments
July 23, 2014
Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a market leader enabling wireless infrastructure solutions, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded its telecom cloud-ready T-Series T40 Ultra Platform a 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award . The NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features and noteworthy developments toward realizing the benefits of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). OpenStack and OpenFlow enabled Radisys' T-Series platforms are a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), open standards-based ATCA solution, pre-configured with the latest Intel® silicon to meet operators' high-performance requirements for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and NFV deployments. The T-Series platforms are virtualized using KVM-based and VMWare ESXi hypervisors. Performance in virtualized environment is further optimized using an implementation of Radisys' vMRF (virtualized Media Resource Function) and vEPC (virtualized Evolved Packet Core) application software.

Celestica: IPC PERM Council Addresses Lead-Free Concerns in High-Reliability Electronics
July 23, 2014
July 23 -- Celestica issued the following news release: IPC and Celestica announce that the IPC Pb-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Council is meeting in Toronto, Canada, July 22-24, to discuss lead-free conversion issues related to the safety, performance, reliability and affordability of electronics in the aerospace, defense, medical and other high-performance markets.

A*STAR IME launches four joint labs to help semiconductor industry
July 23, 2014
SINGAPORE: A Singapore research institution on Wednesday (July 23) launched four laboratories as the Government takes further steps to position the city-state as a world-class innovation hub for the semiconductor industry. The four Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) Institute of Microelectronics' (IME) Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will leverage IME's research capabilities in advanced lithography, metrology, assembly, and wafer level packaging, which are key semiconductor technology processes. The industry partners involved in this international collaboration are: Applied Materials, Dai Nippon Printing, DISCO, KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Nikon, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific, PINK, Tokyo Electron and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo.

Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan To Appear on TrustDale TV with Weekly Segment.
July 23, 2014
  Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014           "I am very excited to contribute to TrustDale TV with a weekly segment on tech," says Tech Analyst Jeff Kagan.   Over the last twenty-five years Jeff Kagan has covered wireless, telecom, cable television, IPTV, Internet and much more as an Industry Analyst.     Kagan offers comment to the media as they call on a daily basis. He writes two weekly columns and publishes a daily press release on interesting companies, technologies, announcements, ideas, opportunities and challenges in the tech industry.         TrustDale TV features veteran Consumer Investigator Dale Cardwell solving actual consumer problems and helping people make their toughest buying decisions.     TrustDale TV is a rapidly growing and trusted consumer advice television show that is now in four metro markets including Atlanta, Tampa, Dallas – Ft. Worth and Birmingham. TrustDale is also a weekly radio program and columns.         TrustDale TV can be watched in four metro markets to date, including: Atlanta, Saturday at 5pm on CW69. Tampa, Satuday at 12 noon on News 10 WTSP. Dallas - Ft. Worth, Saturday at 12:30pm on 21KTV. Birmingham, Saturday at 2pm on Fox 6 WBRC   Viewers can also watch online and see previously run shows and clips at TrustDale.com or TrustDaleTV.com.         Or on the radio at 640 WGST in Atlanta at 5pm, Monday - Friday.


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