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Most downloaded apps of 2014 on Android and iOS
December 19, 2014
It's that time of the year when lists will be hitting you from all corners. 2014 has been the year when apps have really caught on the wave and technologists over the globe are curious about how things will evolve from here. In this article, we've put together a list of the most downloaded apps globally, as per Apple's AppStore and Google's PlayStore.Here's what has been trending on the iOS: 1) Name - Whatsapp Domain - Social Networking Start Year - 2009 Price - Free Location - Menlo Park, California USA Founders - Jan Koum, Brian Actom Description - WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones and selected feature phones that uses the Internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages as well as their location using integrated mapping features. 2) Name - Facebook Domain - Social Networking Start Year - 2004 Price - Free Location - Menlo Park, California USA Founders - Mark Zuckerberg and Team Description -Ranked No-2 on the chart, Facebook still dominates the field of Social Networking with connecting people all over the world. Facebook app connects you with your friends, get notifications and share images and thoughts more easily and quickly.

Amkor Technology Awards License to Globalfoundries
December 19, 2014
Amkor Technology granted Globalfoundries a non-exclusive license to its proprietary copper pillar wafer bump technology. According to a media release, the agreement provides for the transfer of Amkor's copper pillar wafer bump technology to Globalfoundries and a license under Amkor's intellectual property to enable Globalfoundries to bump wafers based on this technology.

Amkor Technology Grants Proprietary Copper Pillar Wafer Bump Technology License to Globalfoundries
December 19, 2014
Amkor Technology has granted Globalfoundries a non-exclusive license to its proprietary copper pillar wafer bump technology. According to a release, the agreement provides for the transfer of Amkor's copper pillar wafer bump technology to Globalfoundries and a license under Amkor's intellectual property to enable Globalfoundries to bump wafers based on this technology.

1800Recycling.com to Profile Recycling Efforts in Phoenix, Albany, Arlington, Gainesville, Greensboro and Other North American Cities in Q1 2015
December 18, 2014
1800Recycling.com , an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green living, has announced its roster of regional "Recycling Profiles" for the first quarter of 2015. The new additions will expand upon the site's series of blog articles about the unique recycling options and programs in various metropolitan areas throughout the US and Canada. As with all of 1800Recycling's regional "Recycling Profiles," the new blog entries will outline what materials are recycled by each city and how each system works. Scheduled to be added within the first three months of 2015 are: Phoenix (AZ), Albany (NY), Lethbridge (Canada), Oxford (MS), Redmond (WA), Parkersburg (WV), Arlington (TX), Bakersfield (CA), Peterson (NJ), Greensboro (NC), Gainesville (FL), Hamilton (Canada) and Ft. Collins (CO).

Hyundai to Debut Display Audio System at 2015 Consumer Electronics Show; All-New Infotainment Unit to Be Offered in Select 2016 Models
December 18, 2014
 Hyundai is doing the unthinkable at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) by showing a new Display Audio system with no CD player or embedded navigation system. Display Audio is a high resolution seven-inch color touch-screen display that has been optimized specifically for enhanced smartphone integrations and the latest generation Blue Link system. iPhone owners can use Apple CarPlay to take the familiar features from their iPhones and put them right on the touch-screen display while driving. Android Auto brings the Android experience into the car by 'projecting' apps and services into the Display Audio system. Android Auto is designed to make driving safer and easier by providing the information drivers need when they're on the road.        

Data Recorder Market is Projected to Grow at 4.52% CAGR From 2014-2020: Complete Analysis Available at ReportsnReports.com
December 18, 2014
ReportsnReports.com adds Data Recorder Market by Type, technology and Geography - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020 global research report to its store. The data recorder market forecast report offers a complete analysis of the market during the forecast period of six years from 2014-2020. It analyzes factors driving the market, restraining market growth, opportunities, and challenges faced by the industry.

Pennsylvania: I-2013-2381742 - Gas RMI Final Order - 12 18 14 PM.docx
December 18, 2014
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, The State of Pennsylvania has issued the following Documents: PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265 Public Meeting held December 18, 2014 Commissioners Present: Robert F. Powelson, Chairman John F. Coleman, Jr., Vice Chairman James H. Cawley Pamela A. Witmer, Statement Gladys M. Brown Investigation of Pennsylvania’s Retail Natural Gas Supply Market I-2013-2381742 FINAL ORDER

Federal Court orders Apple to turn over documents to Competition Bureau; Federal Court grants order against Apple
December 17, 2014
TORONTO - Apple Canada Inc. has been ordered to hand over "relevant" documents to the Competition Bureau related to an investigation into whether Apple uses anti-competitive measures to push the sale of its iPhones.

Lectronix Inc. of Lansing recieves MFi License.
December 16, 2014
  Lansing, Mich (PRWEB) December 16, 2014     Lectronix Inc., an electronics design and manufacturing business in Lansing, Michigan has received their MFi manufacturing license. MFi, which stands for "Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad", is a licensing program put on by Apple Inc. The license provides documentation and technical support for development, and access to proprietary Apple components such as connectors for manufacturing. Applicable electronic accessories built by MFi manufacturers also have the right to display authorized MFi logos.           With the MFi license, Lectronix is now able to design and manufacture products that connect to Apple devices. "As an innovative electronics supplier, Lectronix is always keeping an eye on the future. We see more and more customers across diverse industries that are finding connectivity with Apple devices to be a key part of their product strategy. With this license we are now better prepared to help our customers build those solutions." said Tom Bayerl, CEO of Lectronix.     As smart, connected devices become more prominent in every aspect of life, being able to design electronics with versatile connectivity options becomes a crucial part of the product development process. Lectronix plans to utilize their MFi license to help customers achieve optimal connectivity for their products in the age of the Internet of Things.     About Lectronix, Inc.:           Founded in 2002, Lectronix provides a mix of engineering services, manufacturing, and proprietary in-house designs to customers seeking turnkey solutions for complex electronic assemblies.

STMicroelectronics NV at Bernstein Technology Innovation Summit - Final
December 16, 2014
Corporate Participants * Robert Krysiak STMicroelectronics NV - EVP & President, Americas Region Presentation UNIDENTIFIED PARTICIPANT: Good morning, everybody, thank you for joining us on this first slot of the day and to spend some time with STMicro. Robert Krysiak is here with me today and Tait and (inaudible) are here as well in the room. I think we'll have about like 35, 40 minutes to mostly go through Q&A. So for those of you who don't know Bob is the President or head of North America at STMicro and (inaudible) doing semiconductors in Europe, (inaudible) as well. So maybe Bob will just give us a brief introduction and then we'll get straight into Q&A. I have of course the questions; if you do have questions just raise your hand and we will take them as they come. ROBERT KRYSIAK, EVP & PRESIDENT, AMERICAS REGION, STMICROELECTRONICS NV: Thank you very much and good morning, everyone. Just -- before I came to the US five years ago to run the American -- the Company I was responsible for China and Asia for five years before that as well, so I have quite broad experience. Of course I originated from Europe, so a little bit everywhere, so it helps.


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