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Appoints James Laufman As General Counsel
October 24, 2014
INFINERA CORP ("INFN-Q") - Appoints James Laufman As General Counsel Infinera, a leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks(TM), announced that it has appointed James Laufman as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary as of October 20, 2014.

Keysight Technologies Introduces Transmitter Testing Solution for USB 3.1
October 24, 2014
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. today introduced transmitter (TX) test support for the USB 3.1 specification with the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software. The test software allows authorized test centers to certify SuperSpeed USB and SuperSpeed USB 10-Gbps devices and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure their devices comply with the USB 3.1 specification. The Keysight USB 3.1 solution provides accurate test results to reduce development costs and simplify measurement processes for test engineers in the consumer electronics, cable manufacturing and semiconductor industries. The test software operates on Keysight’s 90000 X-, Q- and Z-Series Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes with bandwidths of 16 GHz and higher. Access to the test signals through a USB test fixture is required.

Radiant Zemax Sells Zemax Division of Business; Move Enables Radiant and Zemax to Better Address Opportunities in Global Markets
October 24, 2014
Evergreen Pacific Partners announced today its portfolio company Radiant Zemax, a global provider of test, measurement and design tools and systems to the optics, illumination and display industries has sold the Zemax division to Arlington Capital Partners. The Radiant division will continue to be a portfolio company of Evergreen Pacific Partners. This will allow Radiant and Zemax to better address opportunities in global markets by focusing efforts and strategies in their respective core industries. Terms of the transaction were not announced.

Infinera Appoints James Laufman as General Counsel
October 24, 2014
Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks(TM), announced today that it has appointed James Laufman as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary as of October 20, 2014.

Actions Semiconductor Unveils 28nm OWL Series Chipset
October 24, 2014
Actions Semiconductor debuted its latest 28nm process based quad-core application processor offering for the tablet and OTT set-top box markets at Global Sources' China Sourcing Fair - Electronics & Components held October 11 - 14 at the Asia World-Expo in Hong Kong.

-NXP Unveils Professional Performance LED Solutions for Core Segment Applications at Hong Kong International Light Fair
October 24, 2014
ENP Newswire - 24 October 2014 Release date- 22102014 - Hong Kong Lighting Fair - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced it will exhibit its latest lighting technology at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (27th-30th October 2014) including its new core segment LED driver platform for non-dimmable and dimmable LED applications, ranging from Candela shaped lamps that use 5W of power to integrated fixtures/luminairs, TLED or PAR lamps that require 25W of power.

PointGuard Ventures and Morningside Invest $13M in InSilixa’s Semiconductor-Based Molecular Diagnostics Technology
October 24, 2014
Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release: CMOS Biochips Enable High-Performance, Mass-Deployable and Low Cost Products for Point-of-Care DNA Testing PointGuard Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and Morningside, a privately-held investment group, announced today that they are leading a $13M financing round for InSilixa, Inc., a new Sunnyvale, California-based molecular diagnostic (MDx) platform developer. InSilixa also announced the appointment of Pete Thomas, Managing Director, PointGuard Ventures; and Dr. Gerald Chan, co-founder of Morningside, to InSilixa’s board.

Aehr Test Systems Announces Follow-On Order for ABTS(TM) Test System From Leading IC Manufacturer
October 23, 2014
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aehr Test Systems (Nasdaq:AEHR), a worldwide supplier of semiconductor test and burn-in equipment, announced today that it has received a follow-on order for an ABTS test and burn-in system from a leading multi-national manufacturer of advanced logic integrated circuits (ICs) for automotive, embedded processing, digital signal processing and analog applications. The order includes a down payment and volume pricing discount. This system is planned to ship in the second quarter of Aehr Test's fiscal 2015. "We are extremely pleased to receive this order for an additional very high capacity production system from this customer that is in the process of ramping up production of automotive devices," said Mark Allison, vice president of sales at Aehr Test Systems. "Because of the need for extremely high reliability in automotive applications, there is a strong need for both qualification and production burn-in of these devices. Also, with decreasing geometries and increasing densities, the absolute power and variation in power is increasing, which we believe makes ABTS systems an ideal solution with their ability to dissipate up to 36kW of power and to individually control the temperature of each device. We believe that these capabilities provide the largest device capacity in the industry."

eSilicon Simplifies the Online Customer Experience; New One-Click Access to Automated Online MPW and GDSII Quoting Portals
October 23, 2014
eSilicon Corporation, a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider, today announced enhancements aimed at simplifying the customer experience for its online quoting portals. One-click MPW and GDSII quoting access eSilicon's automated online multi-project wafer (MPW) and GDSII quoting portals now have one-click access. These portals deliver real, executable quotes in just a few minutes. "We've seen broad customer acceptance for eSilicon's online quoting portals. We've had over 300 registrations from 43 countries and users have generated nearly 700 quotes," said Mike Gianfagna, eSilicon's VP, marketing. "We've been able to reach out to people all over the world with our online tool suite."

FORM 8-K: Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd FILES Current report
October 23, 2014
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd, Bermuda, has filed FORM 8-K (Current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on October 23, 2014 State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation: Bermuda Item 2.02--Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On October 23, 2014, Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended October 3, 2014. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report. The information in Item 2.02 of this Report and the attached exhibit shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly stated by specific reference in such filing. Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits.


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