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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 5
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.
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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.
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Global PCB Industry Grew 9% in 2007
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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...
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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."
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EOS WLC550 series offers maximum Cooling Flexibility on Standard Footprint
Last week at the MT-CONNECT in Nuremberg more than 150 companies from the European MedTec Business met for discussing the latest trends and guidelines in MedTec industry. When EOS power presented its medical up to class-2 powersupplies at MT-CONNECT, the EOS team made an exciting observation: While everyone is still talking about the size of the powersupplies, which is still very true for home devices, the real crucial factor for sales support for larger devices at the MT connect was the cooling.   
SMTA Europe announces Session 6 Technical Program on Automotive Electronics at the “Electronics in Harsh Environments Conference” to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 25th, 2018.
Eden Prairie, MN - Electronic products may be subjected to thermal excursions resulting from the power on/off cycling and changes in the environment temperature. The board geometry and architecture can affect the thermal-mechanical reliability of the PCB materials. Dr. Eric Cotts from Binghamton University will present on PCB Materials and Fabrication. Dr. Cotts will share his thoughts on designing for excellence.
SEMI and TechSearch International Report Global Semiconductor Packaging Materials Market Reaches $16.7 Billion

MILPITAS, CA SEMI, the industry association representing the global electronics manufacturing supply chain, and TechSearch International today reported that the global semiconductor packaging materials market reached $16.7 billion in 2017. While slower growth of smartphones and personal computers – the industry’s traditional drivers – is reducing material consumption, the slowdown was offset by strong unit growth in the cryptocurrency market in 2017 and early 2018. Flip chip package shipments into the cryptocurrency market, while providing a windfall to many suppliers, are not expected to remain at high levels.  


C&K ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS ACQUIRED VUILLERMOZ
Newton, MA – C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.



 
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