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Publication Date: 05/1/2008

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Jackie Chan, Segway dealer, says co. fears piracy
By MIN LEE, AP Entertainment Writer

By MIN LEE, AP Entertainment Writer
HONG KONG - Actor Jackie Chan says his Segway dealership here is doing well, though costs are high because the manufacturer won't let him assemble the battery-powered scooters in China for fear of piracy. "They're afraid of people stealing the technology," the 54-year-old action star said Wednesday at a security fair in Hong Kong.

Hynix, Samsung ready three-bit-per-cell NAND
By Mark LaPedus, EE Times

By Mark LaPedus, EE Times
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Two Korean memory vendors--Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.--are separately gearing up for a push into the three-bit-per-cell NAND flash race. On Tuesday (June 4), Hynix developed a 32-gigabyte NAND flash memory using three-bit-per-cell technology, according to a report from Chosun Ilbo.

Global PCB Industry Grew 9% in 2007
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PCB 007
The printed circuit board market reached $51.5 billion in 2007, up 8.7% year-on-year, according to the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI) and the Association of the Circuit Board Industry in Germany (VdL). The associations expect the trend to continue well into this year...

Xilinx to cut 7% of workforce; shares rise
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch

By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch
Shares of Xilinx Inc. rose Wednesday, playing off the chipmaker's plans to reduce its global workforce by about 7%. Earlier, Xilinx said it will eliminate about 250 jobs as part of a company reorganization meant to "improve operating performance."

Nippon Pulse releases German-language catalog for stepper motor products
RADFORD, VA - Nippon Pulse is thrilled to be able to cater to German manufacturers with the creation of a new German-language catalog for our stepper motor products. Nippon Pulse hopes to better serve the European market with this new piece, by providing information in prospective customers’ native language.

Together with a technical translator and Nippon Pulse’s distributor for Germany – Dynetics GmbH – we have created this new catalog to showcase our rotary tin-can steppers, linear steppers, synchronous motors, and both rotary and linear hybrid steppers.

Horizon Sales Announces SMTA Meeting and Member Appreciation Golf Outing in Michigan
BRIGHTON, MI - Horizon Sales, a leading manufacturers’ representative corporation, specializing in the sales and marketing of premier electronics assembly equipment, is pleased to announce the MI SMTA Meeting and Member Appreciation Golf Outing. The outing is scheduled to take place Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton, MI.

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