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Beats sued over 'noise-cancelling' headphones
July 29, 2014
Karachi, July 29 -- Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones. The suit filed in federal court in the US state of Delaware pits the 50-year-old firm against an Internet Age youngster being bought by Apple in a deal valued at $3 billion.

A*STAR and Partners Create Semiconductor R&D Joint Labs
July 28, 2014
Four joint laboratories on July 23 launched between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners. A*STAR said in a release that the laboratories a total commitment of S$200m between both private and public sectors. A*STAR noted that the Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will develop and advance semiconductor technologies for future electronics markets. 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.

M&A Navigator: Deal pipeline - 28 July
July 28, 2014
The following is a list of deals covered in detail by M&A Navigator this week: - VIASAT TAKES OVER GRAY LABS US wireless networking systems and services company ViaSat Inc (NASDAQ:VSAT) said it had taken over Gray Labs Inc. Status: Closed - AMERILITHIUM UNVEILS LOI FOR PATTEN ENERGY PURCHASE US energy and mineral exploration company Amerilithium Corp (OTCMKTS:AMEL) said it had signed a letter of intent (LoI) to take over Los Angeles-based diversified energy company Patten Energy Inc without disclosing any financial details. Status: Exclusivity

Samsung most popular smartphone brand in emerging markets: survey
July 28, 2014
South Korea's tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. is the most popular smartphone brand in a handful of emerging markets, a survey showed Monday, outdoing rivals at home and abroad such as Apple Inc. of the United States and local competitor LG Electronics Inc.

USPTO Published Patent application of Mentor Graphics Corporation titled as "Circuit and Method for Measuring Delays between Edges of Signals of a Circuit"
July 27, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20140208178, published on July 24, 2014, by Mentor Graphics Corporation, titled as "Circuit and Method for Measuring Delays between Edges of Signals of a Circuit" for the registration of patent.

Oman begins receiving second batch of F-16 fighters
July 23, 2014
FULL TEXT The first of 12 new Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) departed the company's production facility in Fort Worth, Texas, on 22 July.

No Warrant, No Problem: How the Government Can Get Your Digital Data
July 02, 2014
FULL TEXT The government isn't allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI to the Internal Revenue Service, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and texts by going to Google or AT&T with a court order that doesn't require showing probable cause of a crime. These powers are entirely separate from the National Security Agency's collection of Americans'phone records en masse, which the House of Representatives voted to end last month. Here's a look at what the government can get from you and the legal framework behind its power: Stuff They Can Get How They Get It What the Law Says

Bombardier uses Mentor Graphics’ capital software on Learjet 85
May 29, 2014
Bombardier Aerospace has collaborated with Mentor Graphics for a digital development process for electrical distribution system of Learjet 85 aircraft using Mentor Graphics' Capital programmes.

Foxconn eyes up mobile move with $390m 4G deal
May 27, 2014
Foxconn, the company best known for manufacturing iPhone components, has agreed a $390m deal to buy a stake in Taiwanese 4G mobile operator Asia Pacific Telecom as it looks to branch out into new areas.

How The Government Can Get Your Data
January 01, 1970
FULL TEXT Here Is A Look At The Legal Framework Behind The Government's Ability To Obtain Consumers' Emails And Other Digital Content The government isn't allowed to wiretap American citizens without a warrant from a judge. But there are plenty of legal ways for law enforcement, from the local sheriff to the FBI to the Internal Revenue Service, to snoop on the digital trails you create every day. Authorities can often obtain your emails and texts by going to Google or AT&T with a court order that doesn't require showing probable cause of a crime.These powers are entirely separate from the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone records en masse, which the House of Representatives voted to end last month. Here's a look at what the government can get from you and the legal framework behind its power: Stuff They Can Get How They Get It What the Law Says


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