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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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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."

Fiber Optic Center, Inc. announces the Hernon® Tuffbond® 302 epoxy adhesive packaged by ÅngströmBond
NEW BEDFORD, MA - Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces the addition of Hernon® Tuffbond® 302 epoxy adhesive, packaged by ÅngströmBond, to their extensive epoxy line.

Tuffbond® 302 consistently performs under temperature cycling from -54C to 85C. It is a high viscosity material that flows well and cures fast.

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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