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Universal Flash Storage at Flash Memory Summit 2014
August 01, 2014
Universal Flash Storage (UFS) will be featured at the Flash Memory Summit at the Santa Clara Convention Center on August 5-7th. Join the Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) at the Flash Memory Summit (booth 910) and at the UFSA sponsored session 201-D (Wednesday). Visit www.flashmemorysummit.com for more details.

ARM Concludes its Acquisition of Duolog Technologies
August 01, 2014
ARM has concluded its acquisition of Duolog Technologies, a leader in design configuration and integration technology for the semiconductor industry. The acquisition strengthens ARM's IP configuration and integration capability, helping ARM partners design and deploy system IP and manage increasing SoC integration complexity.

Sula Iron & Gold Plc Results from 2nd Drill -2-
August 01, 2014
which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2012 Edition of the 'Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves'. Mr Baker has reviewed this press release and consents to the inclusion in the press release of the matters based on his information in the form and context in which this appears. Forward-looking Statements

-Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor Announce Strategic Partnership
August 01, 2014
ENP Newswire - 01 August 2014 Release date- 30072014 - YOKOHAMA, Japan and PHOENIX, Ariz., U.S. - Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced that they have entered into a foundry services agreement.

ARM wraps up buy of Duolog Technologies
August 01, 2014
1 August 2014 - UK microprocessors, physical intellectual property (IP) and related technology and software provider ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM) said today it had closed its acquisition of Duolog Technologies, a design configuration and integration technology specialist serving the semiconductor industry.

-Vishay Semiconductor Orders AIXTRON System to Create Additional Infrared LED Production Capacities
August 01, 2014
ENP Newswire - 01 August 2014 Release date- 31072014 - Vishay Semiconductor GmbH, Heilbronn, has acquired an MOCVD system from AIXTRON to expand its infrared LED production capacities.

-Fujitsu Announces New Direction for its Semiconductor Business
August 01, 2014
ENP Newswire - 01 August 2014 Release date- 31072014 - Tokyo and Yokohama - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited have today entered into an official contract with Panasonic Corporation and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) whereby Fujitsu Semiconductor and Panasonic would integrate their System LSI businesses, and together with investment from DBJ, a new independent fabless company will be established.

Cavium to acquire Xpliant
August 01, 2014
Cavium, Inc., a provider of semiconductor products, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Xpliant, Inc., a semiconductor company that provides switch silicon products, for approximately $90 million. Both the companies are based in the US. The consideration includes payments to stock holders, note holders and other liabilities and costs. Cavium was an investor in Xpliant having provided $15 million of funding to Xpliant through June 2014, which is included in that total consideration estimate. The remaining $75 million will be comprised of approximately $40 million in cash and $35 million in stock.

Modular Low Voltage Switchgear Market 2014 to 2018 Global New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com.
July 31, 2014
  Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014         The transition from conventional switchgears to modular switchgears is one of the major trends in the Global Low-voltage Switchgear market. Conventional low-voltage, air-insulated switchgears have various components such as circuit breakers, current transformers, and disconnections. These components need more installation space, increasing the cost of installation. However, modular low-voltage switchgear overcomes these issues by integrating these functions into the breaking chamber of the circuit breaker. This results in easy installation and optimization of the overall operational cost. This trend is expected to augur well for the growth of the market during the forecast period.             Analysts forecast the Global Low Voltage Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.89 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increased demand for renewable sources of energy. Several developed and developing countries such as India, the US, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Taiwan, and China are experiencing rapid industrialization and are making huge investments in renewable sources of energy. This is driving the demand for switchgear products worldwide.             Low Voltage Switchgears are a combination of several components such as circuit breakers, lightning arrestors, current transformers, protection panels, and disconnections.

Sony DADC BioSciences and TSMC Receive AACC Industry Division Award
July 29, 2014
Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release: The 2014 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) today awarded Sony DADC BioSciences and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) with its Best Abstract of Interest to the Industry Division Award. The winning abstract, “Versatile Electrical Platform for Accelerated Development and Commercialization of In-Vitro Diagnostic Assays”, describes a process to integrate a novel silicon biosensor into a microfluidic chip which has the potential to enable customers to design highly cost-effective, mass-fabricated Point-of-Care (POC) devices with better sensitivity and higher robustness than any commercially available solution.


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