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Researchers, amputees talk 'tech gap' at National Press Club event - Healio
Speakers at the event, sponsored by the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, highlighted several recently released studies, including a RAND Corporation report that concluded microprocessor-controlled....more   19th Oct 2017
Advantest Corp (NASDAQ:ATEYY) Cut to "Sell? at Zacks Investment Research - The Ledger Gazette
A global company, Advantest has long offered total ATE solutions, and serves the industry in every component of semiconductor test: tester, handler, mechanical and electrical interfaces, and software. Its log....more   19th Oct 2017
Analyzing Brooks Automation (BRKS) & ASML Holding NV (ASML) - StockNewsTimes
Brooks Automation (NASDAQ: BRKS) and ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valu....more   19th Oct 2017
Cohu to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Results on November 2 - Business Wire (press release)
POWAY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a leading supplier of semiconductor equipment, will release its third quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, November 2, 2017 following the close of m....more   19th Oct 2017
Trading Spotlight on Shares of Asml Hldg NY Reg (ASML) - Stock Talker
Tracking some signals on shares of Asml Hldg NY Reg (ASML), we can see that the current 20-day moving average vs price signal is Buy. This is the signal from the 20-day MA which is used to monitor changes in stock price. The current s....more   19th Oct 2017
Asml Hldg NY Reg (ASML) A Look Inside the Technicals - Aiken Advocate
Shares of Asml Hldg NY Reg (ASML) are moving on volatility today 2.46% or 4.23 from the open. The NASDAQ listed company saw a recent bid of 175.96 and 859561 shares have traded hands in the session. Investors may be intent on creating....more   19th Oct 2017
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf Navigates Landmark Deals and Disputes - Fortune
Fortune The CEO of Qualcomm tells Fortune he is not worried about regulators delaying approval of his $47 billion offer to buy NXP Semiconductor. If it gets the okay, it would be the largest deal in the semiconductor....more   19th Oct 2017
Analysts Give These Stocks Mix Nod: ASML Holding NV (ASML), Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. (IOVA) - Post Analyst
The News Journal Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover ASML having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $154.89 price target on ASML Hol....more   19th Oct 2017
NVMe flash array startups Pavilion Data, Vexata jump in - TechTarget
SearchStorage. Topic Flash memory Application storage Cloud storage Object storage Primary storage devices Software-defined storage Solid-state storage Storage management a....more   19th Oct 2017
Can Qualcomm Hold Its Lead As The Wireless Industry Migrates To 5G? - Forbes
Qualcomm recently announced that it had completed its first test of 5G connectivity on a mobile device. While 5G trials are still underway with standards yet to be finalized, the development indicates that Qualcomm is inching c....more   19th Oct 2017
Xcerra Corporation (XCRA) versus Its Rivals Head to Head Review - Dispatch Tribunal
The Company operates through six segments: Semiconductor Test, Semiconductor Handlers, Contactors, PCB Test, Probes/Pins and Fixtures. The Semiconductor Test segment includes operations related to the design, manufacture....more   19th Oct 2017
Today's shocking news; GPU vendors like the current mining trend - PC Perspective
PC Perspective At least some people are happy about the current GPU market and the effect cryptocurrency mining is having on it. Indeed from the profit reports DigiTimes mentions, GPU vendors are making better profits f....more   19th Oct 2017
MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) Trading Down - Short Interest Down by -21.44% - Highlight Press
Bandwidth Engine ICs integrate its 1T-SRAM high-density embedded memory with its integrated macro function technology and a serial interface protocol resulting in a monolithic memory IC solution optimize....more   19th Oct 2017
IC Insights raises 2017 IC market forecast to +22% - ElectroIQ (blog)
IC Insights has raised its IC market growth rate forecast for 2017 to 22%, up six percentage points from the 16% increase shown in its Mid-Year Update. The IC unit volume shipment growth rate forecast has also been increased from 11% ....more   19th Oct 2017
Navitas announces TSMC and Amkor manufacturing partnerships - Semiconductor Today
TSMC provides what is said to be the largest GaN-on-silicon wafer manufacturing capability for Navitas' proprietary GaN power IC platform. "TSMC has made significant capital and engineering investment in GaN manufactur....more   19th Oct 2017
The A11 Bionic Probably Isn't as Good as Apple Inc. Hoped - Yahoo Finance
Yahoo Finance What's even more interesting is that Apple delivered a much larger boost in both CPU and graphics performance when it went from the A9 to the A10, which were both manufactured using TSMC's 16nm technology,....more   19th Oct 2017
RAND Corporation Study: "Tech Gap" Puts US Amputees At Greater Risk Of Injury, Death As Medicare, Private Payers ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Denial of Access to New Microprocessor-Controlled Knees Seen As Resulting in Preventable Falls, Deaths; Forcing Amputees to Use Riskier 1970s Techn....more   19th Oct 2017
Tackled in the stands at Qualcomm - San Diego Reader
#A football tackle can be a thrilling thing to see, but not in the stands when the police are tackling a fan, says a suit filed in federal court October 16. #Jason Walker is suing the city and two police officers for damages resulting from an incident....more   19th Oct 2017
EW - Production Edition - EVG Nanoimprint Lithography, Yamaha Modular Mounter & More - Applied Materials (AM) has introduced an optical overlay system for 10nm high-volume manufacturing (HVM). As improving overlay control is crucial to yield learning in HVM fabs, the c....more   19th Oct 2017
Qualcomm (QCOM) Reaffirms NXP Semiconductors Deal Closure - Nasdaq
At the recently concluded WSJ D. Live tech conference organised by The Wall Street Journal, Qualcomm Inc.QCOM reassured that its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors NV NXPI is on track. Notably, the deal was facing a few p....more   19th Oct 2017
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