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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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SV TCL Recognized as a VLSIresearch THE BEST Subsystems Supplier
TEMPE, AZ - SV Probe Pte. Ltd. (“SV TCL”), a leading global supplier of high-performance probe cards and semiconductor test solutions, today announced that VLSIresearch has released a detailed white paper with additional SV TCL results from their 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey (“CSS”).

Micralyne and Microplex Partner to Deliver Metal "Through Silicon Via" Wafers
EDMONTON, ALBERTA - Micralyne Inc., a leading manufacturer of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) and a primary supplier of sensors, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Microplex in Placentia, California to develop and manufacture custom wafers with Metal Through Silicon Via's (TSV). The joint development of this technology leverages the specific expertise of each company to enable a truly flexible and cost effective Metal TSV solution for sensor and semiconductor applications.
 

NFI Corp. (Nameplates For Industry) Announces New Ownership; Hingham resident takes reins of global company
NEW BEDFORD, MA - NFI Corp. (Nameplates For Industry, www.nameplatesforindustry.com), the New Bedford-based global leader in high performing printed graphic solutions, recently announced that the firm has been acquired by Renaud Megard of Hingham, Mass., who now serves as the company’s president and CEO.

SEMI Europe Applauds New Semiconductor Manufacturing Investment
BERLIN, GERMANY - SEMI Europe today commended the announcement of a new electronics manufacturing facility in Dresden, Germany and the supporting public policy to reinvigorate regional innovation. SEMI Europe, the European regional office of the global industry association SEMI, engages SEMI members to advance the global electronics manufacturing supply chain.

 
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