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From DIY electronics to the global market Gravitech founder aims to turn his Thai operation into
October 30, 2014
international brand, and help others do likewise Jirapan Boonnoon The Nation Inspired to return to his mother country to help develop and enhance the information-technology industry in Thailand, Sharnon Tulabadi set up the GravitechThai IT business last year after successfully running a business in the US for the previous six years. His goal back in the Kingdom is to promote Thai IT products globally and to international standards, said the founder and chief engineer of US-based Gravitech.

Lucintel anticipates the global adhesive pastes and films market in semiconductor packaging industry to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during 2012-2017; Global Adhesive Pastes and Films Market in Semiconductor Packaging Industry 2012-2017: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis
October 29, 2014
Adhesive pastes and films are used for three basic applications in semiconductor devices: dicing, back-grinding, and die-attachment. The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the largest region of the global adhesive pastes and films market in the semiconductor packaging industry by 2017. Integrated circuits are becoming thinner and sleeker. Thinner devices are now manufactured for enhancing device performance and in turn, increase the demand for adhesive pastes and films. This encourages the manufacturers to develop new materials and design sleeker adhesion lines. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155210

MingJian Releases First ICRT-Certified Reviews of Xiaomi Mi4 and OnePlus One; "iPhone killers?" Not quite, but say goodbye to the mid-range smartphone segment as Xiaomi and OnePlus have narrowed the playing field and are nipping at the heels of the flagship brands.
October 29, 2014
 MingJian, China's only licensed member of International Consumer Research & Testing (ICRT), a global consortium of consumer organizations including Consumer Reports and Which?, today announced the first ICRT-certified reviews of the Xiaomi Mi4 and OnePlus One smartphones tested together with the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. "Overall, the Xiaomi Mi4 and the OnePlus One bring high performance smartphones within reach of a much wider range of consumers, with pricing from RMB 1,999," said James Feldkamp, MingJian's CEO.

-MTS Launches Investor Relations Mobile Application
October 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 October 2014 Release date- 28102014 - Moscow, Russian Federation - Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ('MTS' or the 'Company' - NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the release of its free investor relations app available for iPad.

-BAYER -Specialty films promote rapid healing; Suitable for high-quality wound dressings and packaging
October 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 October 2014 Release date- 28102014 - Bomlitz, - Today's wound management focuses on the patient's well-being, promoting fast healing and pain relief.

Paraquat Dichloride; Pesticide Tolerance
October 29, 2014
Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice: Action Final Rule. Summary This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of paraquat dichloride in or on the tuberous and corm vegetables subgroup 1C. Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4) requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? B. How can I get electronic access to other related information? C. How can I file an objection or hearing request? II. Summary of Petitioned-For Tolerance III. Aggregate Risk Assessment and Determination of Safety A. Toxicological Profile B. Toxicological Points of Departure/Levels of Concern C. Exposure Assessment D. Safety Factor for Infants and Children E. Aggregate Risks and Determination of Safety IV. Other Considerations A. Analytical Enforcement Methodology B. International Residue Limits V. Conclusion VI. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews VII. Congressional Review Act List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 180 PART 180—[AMENDED] DATES: Back to Top

Vision Research Debuts New Rugged Phantom® Miro® C-Series High-Speed Cameras
October 28, 2014
Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of digital high-speed imaging systems, today announced the introduction of the new Phantom® Miro® C-Series. Boasting a compact cube design (73mm x 73mm x 72mm) and built to withstand shocks of 170G and vibration of 17 grms, the Miro C-Serieshigh-speed camerasare ideal for any number of extreme environments.

Contracts for October 28, 2014
October 28, 2014
October 28, 2014 CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $391,607,952 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide recurring sustainment support for delivered air systems for the F-35 Lightning II program including, but not limited to: ground maintenance activities; action request resolution; depot activation activities; Automatic Logistics Information System operations and maintenance; reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and support; supply chain management; and activities to provide and support pilot and maintainer initial training for the U.S Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and international partners. Work will be performed at Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); El Segundo, California (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Florida (10 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps) funds, and international partner funds in the amount of $360,313,730, are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured according to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contract activity (N00019-15-C-0031).

Mentor Graphics; PCD&F People
October 01, 2014
Mentor Graphics named Glenn Perry vice president, Embedded Systems.

Foreign phones set to 'disconnect'
September 23, 2014
China's growing security concerns over overseas-made smartphones will translate into business opportunity for local vendors, analysts said. Women hold new Ascend P7 smartphones, a model launched by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, during a presentation in Paris. REUTERS Growing security concerns could spell end to use of Apple, Samsung models and shift to local makers


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