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SUNEDISON SEMICONDUCTOR REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY DIRECTOR ARGOV (Missouri)
July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd. (SEMI), St. Peters, Mo., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by Director Gideon Argov, St. Peters. On July 29 the action involved acquisition of 21,400 restricted stock units. Argov now owns 21,400 restricted stock units directly. SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd. is involved in the development, manufacture and sale of silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

Fujitsu Announces New Direction for its Semiconductor Business
July 31, 2014
Tokyo and Yokohama, July 31, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - 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. These developments are a result of the deliberations Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Semiconductor have made based on the February 7, 2013 announcement, "Fujitsu Announces Restructuring and New Direction of its Semiconductor Business." In addition, Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Semiconductor have decided to expand the scope of foundry operations. Fujitsu Semiconductor's manufacturing facilities in Mie and Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan will respectively work to provide stable delivery to customers as new, independent companies, to be established by the end of 2014. The new Aizu foundry company will consist of a 150mm fab company and 200mm fab company, operating within the framework of an Aizu foundry general company.

Showa Denko to Acquire Air Products' High-Purity Chlorine Business in Taiwan; To Strengthen Special Material Gas Business by Transfer from Air Products San Fu, Taiwan
July 31, 2014
Tokyo, July 31, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has decided to acquire a high-purity chlorine business in Taiwan, in order to strengthen its special material gas business.

Pure Wafer PLC Trading Update & Proposed Maiden Dividend
July 31, 2014
RNS Number : 8074N Pure Wafer PLC 31 July 2014 PURE WAFER PLC (AIM: PUR) Trading Update 31 July 2014 Pure Wafer plc ("Pure Wafer" or "the Company"), one of the leading global providers of high quality silicon wafer reclaim services to many of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers and foundries as an integral part of their cost control programmes, is pleased to provide the following update on current trading in advance of the announcement of the Company's preliminary results for the year ended 30 June 2014, which are expected to be released during the week commencing 6 October 2014.

-AkzoNobel to collaborate with SERIS on solar cell technology
July 31, 2014
ENP Newswire - 31 July 2014 Release date- 30072014 - AkzoNobel has partnered with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore in order to explore less costly ways of producing high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cells.

Semiconductor & IC Packaging Materials Market Expected to Reach $ 26 Billion by 2019
July 31, 2014
July 31, 2014 The report defines and segments the "Semiconductor & IC Packaging Materials Market by Types (Organic Substrates, Bonding Wires, Leadframes, Ceramic Packages, & so on), Packaging Technologies (SOP, GA, QFN, DFN, & Others), & Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to 2019" with an analysis and forecast of revenues of types such as organic substrates, bonding wires, leadframes, encapsulation resins, and so on) individually. Along with this, the revenue of materials by types such as packaging technologies, and geography are also discussed.

Intel Vietnam to produce 80 pct of world's computer chips by 2015: CEO
July 31, 2014
Eighty percent of the semiconductor chips used in computers around the world are expected to be made by the Intel plant in Vietnam, local Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported Wednesday, quoting Sherry Boger, CEO of Intel Products Vietnam as saying.

U.S. Image Sensors Market Forecasted to Reach USD 3.7 Billion in 2017.ID Marketing research
July 30, 2014
  Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014       According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research – "Image Sensors Market- The U.S. Industry Analysis Market Share, Trends and Forecast, 2011 - 2017" – the U.S. image sensors market was worth USD 2.0 billion in 2011 and is forecasted to reach USD 3.7 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 11.1% from 2011 to 2017. The linear image sensors segment accounted for the largest share ( i.e., 84.2% )  of the U.S. image sensors market at USD 1.7 billion in 2011. The X-ray image sensors market segment will have the fastest revenue growth at a CAGR of 18.8% during 2011 - 2017. The U.S. CMOS image sensor shipment reached 464.0 million units in 2011, registering a growth of 27.6% over 2010.         Image sensors are used in the production fields for improving quality control and product yield of the different products. Image sensors can be one of two types of devices.

Vycom Announces Flametec; R Thermax PVC; FM4910 Listed For a Variety of Clean Room Applications with Excellent Workability and Aesthetics.ID Integrated circuit fabrication
July 30, 2014
  Scranton, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014           Vycom announces the addition of Thermax PVC to the Flametec(R) family of products, designed to meet Factory Mutual (FM) 4910 fire propagation and smoke generation criteria for cleanroom equipment materials such as wet benches, process tools, fume hoods, furniture and cabinetry. These criteria reduce threats to worker safety and damage to semiconductor wafers used in electronic chip manufacturing.             Flametec Thermax provides a flame-retardant PVC solution with excellent workability and superior aesthetics. It is available in a smooth, white finish, in various sheet sizes and thicknesses.

International Business Times - US ed.
July 29, 2014
  It seems that South Korean tech giant Samsung is already at the finishing stage of rumoured Samsung Galaxy Mega 2. Words have spread recently that the smart gadget has already been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).     Here are five fresh features to expect from the Android smart phone when it hits the market.           Lightning Fast Processor and Updated OS     According to an article from (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_mega_2_passes_through_fcc-news-9142.php ) GSM Arena , Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will be powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU clocked at 1.2GHz. It will reportedly run on Android 4.4.3 KitKat operating system. Given this lightning fast processor, smart phone users will be able to do multiple activities at the same time like browsing the Web, playing games, checking emails, or listening to audio.     Picture Perfect Camera           The (http://www.techtimes.com/articles/11263/20140725/draft-samsung-s-5-9-inch-galaxy-mega-2-makes-its-way-to-the-fcc.htm ) Tech Times reported that Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will come with a 12-megapixel rear facing camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. This picture perfect camera allows smart phone users who are fond of snapping selfies and other photographs to have unlimited hours of picture taking moments and enjoy a clear and crisp picture as a result.       Just Right Display Screen         GSM Arena also mentioned that Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will have a 5.9-inch display and has a measurement off 164.4 x 85 mm.


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