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12 min ago | Philly.com

342 Phila. School District workers laid off

Without the all-important cigarette tax, 1,300 employees of the perpetually strapped Philadelphia School District could get pink slips in August.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hite

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects AU Optronics appeal of $500 mln fine

A U.S. court on Thursday rejected an appeal by Taiwan-based AU Optronics Corp of the $500 million criminal fine the company was ordered to pay in 2012 after a conviction for price-fixing in the market for liquid crystal display panels.

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Related Topix: Prison, AU Optronics, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Energizer Moving More Production to Dover Facility

DOVER , Del. - An international consumer goods company announced plans Tuesday to close it facility in Montreal, Canada, and consolidate production into the company's Dover facility.

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Related Topix: Energizer HLDGS

TheStreet.com

Why Applied Materials (AMAT) Stock Is Still a 'Buy'

About 10.7 million shares of the company were traded by 3:10 p.m., compared to an average trading volume of about 14.1 million shares a day.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Applied Materials, Startups, TheStreet, Financial Markets

Electronics Industry Market Reports

Growth in Electronics Production by Country

Growth within the global electronics industry started to gain momentum in the later part of 2013 a trend which will continue in 2014 and then accelerate in the period to 2017, with stronger growth in the emerging markets.

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Related Topix: Country, Volume 2

The Motley Fool

Should 3D Systems Corp. Acquire Modern Meadow?

One of the biggest draws of additive manufacturing -- or, as we've come to know it, 3-D printing -- is that materials aren't wasted to produce any given product.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, 3D Systems, Software

Sys-Con Media

Kopin Continues Innovation Momentum with Two New Additions to CyberDisplayA Portfolio

Kopin Corporation , a leading developer of innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions, today announced the addition of the A914 Display Driver and CyberDisplay nHD display.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Kopin, CPU, Science / Technology, Cameras

The Straits Times

Samsung to probe child labour charges in China

Samsung Electronics Co. said on Thursday it was "urgently" investigating allegations that one of its suppliers in China employed children and underage students.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Samsung faces fresh child labor claim in China

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it is looking into the allegation by China Labor Watch that its supplier Shinyang Electronics in Dongguan hired children and underage student workers.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, China, World News

Customer Interaction Solutions

Allied Motion Announces Appointment of Director

Allied Motion Technologies Inc. announced that effective July 5, 2014 the Board of Directors appointed Michael R. Winter, CPA to the Board.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Manufacturing, Allied Motion Technologies, Buffalo, NY, Binghamton, NY, Canisius College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wall Street Journal

IBM Pledges $3 Billion for Chip Research

International Business Machines Corp. on Wednesday pledged to spend $3 billion over five years on semiconductor research, a move to reassure customers that the technology underlying IBM's hardware and software businesses will keep advancing.

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Related Topix: IBM, Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics

The Modesto Bee

2 companies that outsourced jobs got state money

One of the companies received a second award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation after the fact, the television station reported .

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Manufacturing, Plexus, Industrial Machines, Eaton, Menomonee Falls, WI, Outsourcing, Jim Doyle

Philly.com

Hite: Layoffs if no cigarette tax by Aug. 15

Philadelphia School Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said Wednesday that if the state legislature does not pass the cigarette tax by Aug. 15, he would have to begin laying off employees and consider not opening school on time.

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Related Topix: Hite

Business Journal

Jabil deal with high-performance computer manufacturer in doubt

A 2013 deal in which Jabil Circuit Inc. agreed to buy a building owned by SGI in Chippewa Falls, Wisc., and transfer 117 SGI employees to Jabil appears to be in jeopardy.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Jabil Circuit, Chippewa Falls, WI

TheStreet.com

Why Broadcom (BRCM) Stock Is Moving Higher This Morning

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates BROADCOM CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of B-.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Broadcom, Financial Markets

Cellular News

LG Launches Wearable Mobile Device for Young Children

LG Electronics has shown off a wearable device, the KizON which has been designed for pre school and primary school children that offers parents a way to keep track of their young children's whereabouts.

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Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics

Business Journal

Axcelis Technologies shares dip after weaker-than-expected Q2 revenue estimate

Shares of Axcelis Technologies Inc. fell more than 12 percent Tuesday, a day after the company said it expected weaker-than-expected revenues and earnings for the second quarter of this year - a result of what the firm says was a delay in shipments due to "customer timing issues."

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Axcelis Technologies

Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (Galaxy F) vs. Nokia Lumia 930 -...

Galaxy S5, Galaxy K Zoom, Galaxy Tab S and Galaxy S5 Mini leading the way. The handset in focus, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime is slated for fall 2014, along with the much-awaited phablet Galaxy Note 4. Nokia Lumia 930, meanwhile, has recently been released in many countries across the globe.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, CPU, Science / Technology, Cameras

Montreal Gazette

Energizer Holdings to shut Montreal factory; 430 jobs gone

Just nine months after buying the east-end Johnson & Johnson factory, Energizer Holdings announced Tuesday it will shut down the facility beginning next summer.

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Related Topix: Energizer HLDGS, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups

Freshnews

PerkinElmer Launches LabChipA GX and GXII Toucha Automated Gel Electrophoresis Systems

PerkinElmer, Inc. , a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the launch of the new LabChip GX Touch and GXII Touch automated electrophoresis systems.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Perkinelmer

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