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CREE REPORTS ACQUISITION BY CEO SWOBODA (North Carolina)
August 29, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- Cree Inc. (CREE), Durham, N.C., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by CEO, President, Chairman and Director Charles M. Swoboda, Durham. On Aug. 25 the action involved acquisition of 10,000 shares of stock. Swoboda now owns 301,221 shares of stock directly. Cree Inc. develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices primarily based on silicon carbide, gallium nitride and related compounds. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

KLA-Tencor Introduces Key Systems For 5D Patterning Control Solution
August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014: Today, KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) introduced the WaferSight PWG patterned wafer geometry measurement system, the LMS IPRO6 reticle pattern placement metrology system and the K-T Analyzer 9.0 advanced data analysis system. These three new products support KLA-Tencor's unique 5D patterning control solution, which addresses five elements of patterning process control-the three geometrical dimensions of device structures, time-to-results and overall equipment efficiency. The 5D patterning control solution is being developed to drive optimal patterning results through the characterization, optimization and monitoring of processes inside and outside the lithography module. By combining these measurements with intelligent feedback and feed forward process control loops, this solution can help chipmakers obtain faster, more cost-effective ramps of multi-patterning, spacer pitch splitting and other advanced patterning technologies using existing process equipment.

SMIC selected in "Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award"
August 29, 2014
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporations ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, announced today, it was selected by Hong Kong Yazhou Zhoukan Limited in the Fourth Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award, and won the High-Tech Enterprise Award due to its exceptional business operations and outstanding performance. Yazhou Zhoukan Limited was founded in 1987 in Hong Kong, covering matters on economics, political and social culture, which caught the attention of the Chinese worldwide. The Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award selects Mainland Enterprises listed in Hong Kong that has the best performance and is recognized by the market. Yazhou Zhoukan Limited's research department makes its decisions on the rankings based on audited data from the companies. To pick out the best performing companies from each industry, the market value, turnover and growth, net profit and net profit growth, total assets, as well as level of awareness and influence in the international capital market were all examined. SMIC has shown excellent financial performance such as 9 quarters of consecutive profit, gross profit margin, and net income. Additionally, in recent years, growth rate far exceeded industry standards, and corporate social responsibility has been fulfilled by actively carrying out environmental protection and charity work, to get into the final list and win the High-Tech Enterprise Award. 

-MStar to Include Cryptography Research's CryptoFirewall Security Core in Connected TV Chips
August 29, 2014
ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014 Release date- 28082014 - San Francisco, Calif. and Hsinchu, Taiwan - Cryptography Research, the security division of Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS), today announced that MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, has licensed the Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall security core for integration into its connected TV solution chips.

Livermore Team Awarded for Hydrogen Production Research
August 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory issued the following news: Three Lawrence Livermore researchers have received the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for their research in producing hydrogen photoelectrochemically -- by splitting water using sunlight.

Vietnam Semiconductor Strategy Summit -- Keynotes and Highlights Announced
August 28, 2014
The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International issued the following news release: SEMI today announced the keynotes for the 2nd Vietnam Semiconductor Strategy Summit (September 16-17), an executive conference focused on Vietnam's growing role in the global semiconductor industry. The executive event held at the InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, brings together key decision-makers shaping the future of the industry in Vietnam, and international participants from major companies in the semiconductor manufacturing supply chain. Keynote presentations include Sherry Boger, Vietnam general manager, Intel Corporation, and Pham B Tuan, CNS, who will both provide their perspectives on current and future industry development in Vietnam.

Organic Electronics Market by Material; Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate Worth $75.82 Billion by 2020 – New Report MarketsandMarkets.
August 28, 2014
  (PRWEB) August 28, 2014           According to a new market research report "Organic Electronics Market by Material (Semiconductor, Conductive, Dielectric and Substrate), by Application (Battery, Conductive Ink, Display, Lighting, Logic/Memory, Sensor, OPV, ORFID and Others), Geography - Global Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020)," the total organic electronics market is expected to reach $75.82 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 29.0%.           Browse 23 market data tables and 87 figures spread through 200 pages and in-depth TOC on "Organic Electronics Market - Global Analysis and Forecast (2014 - 2020)".         http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/organic-electronics-market-144113962.html   Early buyers will receive 10% customization on reports.           Speak to Analyst:

US Contract Notice: Department of the Air Force Issues Solicitation for "Semiconductor Research"
August 28, 2014
Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command Officer has issued requirement for "Semiconductor Research." Solicitation no. FA8601-13-T-0151 Posted on: August 28, 2014

PRWeb Newswire
August 28, 2014
  Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014         DataON Storage, the leading provider of OS-agnostic storage enclosures, today announced it will be demonstrating the next generation Intel platform 12Gb/s Cluster-in-a-Box (CiB) during this year's Intel Developer Forum (IDF) at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA, September 9-11 within the Avago(R) exhibit booth #454. Using Avago 9300 Family 12Gb/s HBA controllers, dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5-2600 v3 processors in a dual-node CiB-9224 and twenty-four HGST 12Gb/s SAS SSDs, the DataON CiB-9224 offers a throughput increase of over 50% compared to antiquated 6Gb/s flash pure storage systems.             "Avago applauds DataON Storage for advancing the adoption of 12Gb/s SAS with its new Cluster-in-a-Box appliance," said Jas Tremblay, vice president of marketing, Data Center Solutions Group, at Avago. "The CiB platform provides improved performance and efficiency for cloud and enterprise datacenters by doubling I/O storage performance and alleviating bottlenecks to help manage explosive data demands."       The CiB family of storage appliances from DataON offers a series of storage building block innovations able to consolidate both server and storage into a single storage platform.

SME and 3D Systems Announce Formation of Advisory Board for M.Lab21 Education Initiative.
August 27, 2014
  Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014         - Supports 3D printing labs and advanced manufacturing curriculum in High Schools.         * Facilitates continuous interface between prospective employers and technical education providers.   * Revolutionizes high school industrial arts, career and technical education by delivering 21st Century Manufacturing Lab in schools.


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