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INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. of Commencement of an Investigation Concerning the Fairness of the SALE OF THE COMPANY TO NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V. -- FSL
March 27, 2015
The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: TO: ALL PERSONS OR ENTITIES WHO PURCHASED FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. STOCKPRIOR TO MARCH 6, 2015. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE: FSL) to NXP Semiconductors N.V. for $6.25 in cash and 0.3521 shares of NXP for each Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. share. To learn more about the investigation and your rights, GO TO:

Technical Coverage of Semiconductors Equities -- NVIDIA, Microchip Technology, Trina Solar, Lattice Semiconductor, and Ascent Solar Technologies
March 27, 2015
Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), Trina Solar Ltd (NYSE: TSL), Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), and Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI). Free research report on NVIDIA can be accessed athttp://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=NVIDIA&d=27-Mar-2015&s=NVDA. The US markets on Thursday, March 26, 2015, ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,678.23, down 0.23% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,863.36, down 0.27%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.24% lower at 2,056.15. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at 690.55, up 0.06%, with the index advancing 16.58% in the past one year. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.  

NXP Semiconductors N.V. Enters Strategic Cooperation with B.M. Holding and Digital China Sign for Shanghai Smart City Project
March 27, 2015
NXP Semiconductors N.V (NXPI), a semiconductor company, said Friday that it has partnered with Chinese commercial real estate developer B.M. Holding Group and integrated IT service provider Digital China Holdings Ltd. to construct a large-scale "smart" business district in the center of Shanghai, which incorporates wireless networking technology.

Govt to invest $10 bn in semiconductor units in Gujarat, UP
March 27, 2015
The government will be investing $10 billion in the semiconductor manufacturing facilities coming up in Gujarat and UP, where a consortium of manufacturing firms have come up to set up the production bases. India would also be investing $400 million in developing an Indian version of micro-processor.

NXP, B.M. Holding and Digital China Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement for Shanghai Smart City Project; Official Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony Took Place in China Attended by the Dutch Prime Minister
March 27, 2015
SHANGHAI, China, March 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq:NXPI) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese commercial real estate developer B.M. Holding Group and integrated IT service provider Digital China Holdings Ltd. The Memorandum officially establishes the parties as strategic partners in the construction of a large-scale "smart" business district in the center of Shanghai, incorporating innovative wireless networking technology. The long-term, comprehensive agreement will see NXP supply B.M. Holding with the latest in secure Internet of Things (IoT) technology. When construction completes on the new business district in 2017, it will represent a landmark complex that will help drive local economic development.

Advanced Line Scan Cameras Win Gold in Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards Program; Vision Systems Design presents Two Gold Awards for the Piranha4 Multispectral Camera and the Piranha XL 16k Camera at Automate 2015
March 27, 2015
Teledyne DALSA (NYSE:TDY), a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision components and solutions, announced today that its Piranha4 Multispectral camera and its Piranha XL 16k camera were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies. "On behalf of the Vision Systems Design Innovator Awards, I would like to congratulate Teledyne DALSA on their Gold awards," said Vision Systems Design Group Publisher Alan Bergstein. "This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. The team at Teledyne DALSA should be very proud."

MRS Communications Publishes New Manufacturing Process from Stanford Which Could Yield Better Solar Cells, Faster Chips
March 27, 2015
The Materials Research Society issued the following news release: The upcoming issue of MRS Communications features a paper from Stanford researchers Garrett Hayes and Bruce Clemens who describe a new manufacturing process that could make gallium arsenide, a silicon alternative, more cost effective.

A New Publication from RadioFM Highlights the Radio FM Application Enabled for Android* Tablets Powered by Intel; R Atom™ Processors.CM Intel Corp.
March 27, 2015
  (PRWEB) March 27, 2015           The makers of the Radio FM app have released a new document describing the potent access users will experience now that the app is enabled for Intel(R) Atom™ Processor-based Android* tablets.       The marketing tool illustrates how the Radio FM application makes Internet-based radio stations available to users. A directory of 20,000 stations worldwide coupled with an extensive search feature let listeners tap into their favorite music, talk shows, comedy and news. An intuitive interface available in multiple languages makes exploration and sharing easy. Customizable features lets users manage and organize their new finds, and they can add and play any Shoutcast* broadcast.           The brief notes that optimization for mobile devices brings the app to a larger captive audience worldwide. No longer limited to terrestrial or local broadcasts, these users can discover new sources of enjoyment instantly on the newest tablets. Tuning into this wealth of content is as easy as downloading the Radio FM app.         About the Intel Developer Zone:

ICE Acquires QFI QuantumScope for Failure Analysis Laboratory.
March 27, 2015
  Vista, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2015             Innovative Circuits Engineering (ICE), a Silicon Valley IC test services business, has expanded their semiconductor failure analysis (FA) offerings through the acquisition of a QuantumScope FA microscope from Quantum Focus Instruments Corporation (QFI) of Vista, CA. The QuantumScope design includes a unique multi-sensor optical head, which has mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) hot spot detection, photoemission, and laser signal injection microscopy (LSIM) techniques integrated to the same optical inspection platform. ICE engineers are now able to investigate semiconductor devices with all three primary optical FA techniques without moving between systems or changing set-up conditions. This multi-sensor optical head design greatly enhances device throughput and defect capture rates.

CISC Semiconductor and MET Labs Work Together to Provide GS1 EPC Gen2v2 Compliance Tests.
March 26, 2015
  Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2015         Austrian-based CISC Semiconductor as a technology leader in UHF RFID test system development and Maryland-based MET Labs as a GS1-approved test house are collaborating to deliver a validated conformance test tool for GS1 EPC UHF Gen2v2 certification testing. GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit global organisation that develops and maintains the most widely-used supply chain standards system in the world.       A new version of the EPC Air Interface Standard "Gen2v2" was ratified by GS1 in 2013. Half a year later, they began developing a conformance test specification for new products requiring certification.


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