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Vietnam: Intel Vietnam to produce 80% of world's computer chips by 2015: CEO
August 01, 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.

CFO Thad Trent To Address Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum On August 11
July 31, 2014
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP ("CY-Q") - CFO Thad Trent To Address Pacific Crest Global Technology - Leadership Forum On August 11 Cypress Semiconductor Corp.today announced that Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thad Trent will discuss Cypress's business and strategic outlook at the 16th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum on August 11. The presentation will be held at the Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, Colorado and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time.

Case Study by LightPointe Highlights Free Space Optics Wireless Bridge Reliability, as Customers Enjoy Over 10 Years of Point-to-Point Connectivity; SRC, a Leading Provider of Cloud Technologies and Enterprise IT Solutions, Deployed FSO Link in 2005
July 31, 2014
LightPointe, the leading manufacturer of Gigabit capacity outdoor point-to-point data bridges, has published a Case Study featuring a Free Space Optics laser bridge which was deployed in 2005 by a leading IT integrator, SRC. The wireless bridge was installed by SRC to extend Local Area Network (LAN) connectivity to another building without having to incur the cost of trenching for fiber or paying for leased line service. SRC specializes in deployment of advanced information technologies for Cloud Computing, Government IT/Public Services, Business Infrastructure Solutions, Healthcare/Hospital IT, Banking, and the Education sector.

The Designers Lighting Forum of New England Announces ESS Lighting/Legrand as Platinum Sponsor of Boston Lights Exposition 2014
July 31, 2014
Boston Lights Exposition 2014, New England's premier lighting trade show presented by the Designers Lighting Forum of New England (DLFNE), is pleased to announce that ESS Lighting/Legrand has signed on as the event's Platinum sponsor.

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.

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.

Inphi to acquire assets of Cortina Systems
July 31, 2014
Inphi Corporation, a provider of mixed signal semiconductor solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire high-speed interconnect and optical transport product lines from Cortina Systems, Inc., a provider of communications semiconductor solutions, for $52.5 million in cash and $73.5 million in stock. Both the companies are based in the US. The transaction does not include Cortina's access and digital home business. The transaction is expected to close in late September or October 2014.

Singapore : AkzoNobel to collaborate with SERIS on solar cell technology
July 31, 2014
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.

Microelectronics firm's jobs ambition
July 30, 2014
A MICROELECTRONICS firm aims to double its workforce in a major expansion, The Northern Echo can reveal. Compound Photonics, in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, wants 100 highly-skilled staff to support growth into new markets.

ON Semiconductor introduces new Lithium-ion battery protection controller
July 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: ON Semiconductor, which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor components, has introduced a new Lithium-ion battery protection controller for smartphones and tablets.


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