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Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent for Analysis Optimizer
September 19, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Oregon, has been assigned a patent (8,832,609) developed by three co-inventors for an "analysis optimizer." The co-inventors are William S. Graupp, Aurora, Oregon, Juan Andres Torres Robles, Wilsonville, Oregon, and Mark C. Simmons, Wilsonville, Oregon.

II-VI Incorporated to Exhibit at ECOC 2014 and Showcase a Newly Available Compact Optical Amplifier Array Product Platform
September 18, 2014
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq:IIVI), a leading provider of amplification solutions for next generation optical networks, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2014) in Booth #503, on September 22-24, 2014 in Cannes, France, where it will showcase an advanced and compact optical amplifier array product platform that is now generally available following successful qualification and customer verification.

Lockheed Martin Successfully Mates NOAA GOES-R Satellite Modules; Mating of Modules Creates Main Structure of Critical Weather Satellite
September 18, 2014
 A team of technicians and engineers at Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has successfully mated together the large system and propulsion modules of the firstGOES-Rseries weather satellite at the company's Space Systems facilities near Denver, Colorado. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series (GOES-R) is NOAA's next-generation geostationary weather satellites.

Computer Science Degrees & More Apple Analysis: Discuss on InformationWeek Radio; This week, InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin looks back at the week in tech, including new information on computer science degrees and the enterprise impact of Apple's latest.
September 18, 2014
 When it comes to getting that computer science degree, is the one you are working toward the best for the current marketplace? To find out, InformationWeek Radio host Curtis Franklin is interviewing Susan Fogarty, the editor-in-chief of Network Computing, who analyzed data from PayScale oncomputer science degrees to see what value they hold.

Mystery Lockheed Martin-built satellite lifts off from Kennedy Space Complex
September 18, 2014
A mysterious United Launch Alliance Atlas V satellite lifted off from Kennedy Space Complex, on Tuesday night. United Launch Alliance is a 50-50 venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

Samsung faces 'China storm'
September 18, 2014
Models take a picture using Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 4 phablet during the New York Fashion Week, in New York, early this month. Samsung plans to promote the latest device in China to offset concerns over margin profitability due to the rise of budget Chinese smartphone vendors. / Korea Times fileCompany focuses on China as US disputes with Apple end China is no longer a land of opportunity for Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer, as the company's bottom line is being threatened by the rise of budget Chinese vendors.

Washington: Big Brother 3.0: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Program
September 18, 2014
Common Dreams has issued the following news release: The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced on Monday that its facial recognition software, Next Generation Identification (NGI), is "fully operational," cementing the launch of a program that civil rights groups warn could risk turning innocent civilians into criminal suspects. "The IPS facial recognition service will provide the nation’s law enforcement community with an investigative tool that provides an image-searching capability of photographs associated with criminal identities," the bureau said in a press release. "This effort is a significant step forward for the criminal justice community in utilizing biometrics as an investigative enabler."

Sys Integratn/Test Eng Sr
September 18, 2014
National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following job release: Company: Lockheed Martin Location: Arlington, VA 99999 Industries: Aerospace and Defense Job Type: Full Time Employee Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Category: Engineering Occupations: Electrical/Electronics Engineering General/Other: Engineering Systems/Process Engineering Reference Code: 298741BR Date Posted: 9/18/2014

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on September 16 titled as "Placement and area adjustment for hierarchical groups in printed circuit board design"
September 17, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,839,174, on September 16, 2014, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "Placement and area adjustment for hierarchical groups in printed circuit board design"

Comcast Corp at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference - Final
September 16, 2014
Corporate Participants * Brian Roberts Comcast Corporation - Chairman & CEO Conference Call Participants * Jessica Reif Cohen Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Analyst Presentation JESSICA REIF COHEN, ANALYST, BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH: Thrilled to have Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast, on next for a live chat via satellite. I've watched Brian grow Comcast from a 1 million subscriber company in those days along with his dad to being on the cusp of 30 million subscribers post pending transactions while the growth, both organic and through a timely well-executed acquisition, are impressive. What is even more striking is how Brian Roberts has changed the culture of a giant organization into a nimble entrepreneurial company with meaningful products and brands along with sizable and growing share. It is now obvious there is another dimension to the Company, which is technology leader for the industry. So, Brian, welcome. Earlier this year, you announced plans to develop the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, which will serve as a dedicated workplace for technologists and engineers and also help to incubate startups. Can you discuss your plans to cultivate a culture of technology and innovation and how you envision the role of technology growing within the Company over the next three to four five years?


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