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Microsemi Wins The 2014 Electronic Products China “Product of the Year” Award

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.—March 30, 2015: Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced that its high performance Optical Transport Network (OTN) clock translator, ZL30169, received the “Product of the Year” award from Electronic Products China and 21ic.com, a leading business publication for electronics engineers, and the most influential website among …

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China’s Luxury Market Shows A Shift In Consumer Preferences

New research from Bain & Company finds changing market dynamics create new windows of opportunity for luxury labels that focus on design, fashion and exclusivity As the global luxury market adjusts to a ‘new normal’ of lower, but more sustainable growth over the long-term, mainland China trails slowly behind, showing for the first time, a negative trend in 2014:  negative …

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Critical Conference Maintains Global Momentum To Curb Wildlife Crime

Kasane, Botswana 25 March, 2015 – Heads of State, ministers and officials from 31 governments meeting today in Kasane reaffirmed their determination to scale up their response to the global poaching crisis, and adopted crucial new measures to help tackle the unprecedented surge in illegal wildlife trade. During the one-day meeting, governments reported on their progress since the London Conference …

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Polymicro Technologies™ Optical Fiber Bundle Assemblies for Optimal Design Flexibility

Singapore – March 23, 2015 – Molex Incorporated is now offering its Polymicro Technologies™ Optical Fiber Bundle Assemblies. These bundle assemblies are custom configured for scientific and industrial optical requirements, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical diagnostic equipment, semiconductor fabrication and inspection, and laser welding and marking. “Quality and accuracy are critical to measuring samples in spectroscopy, and not easily achieved with …

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CUI Introduces 90 A Digital Point-of-Load (POL) Module Series to Address Growing Challenge of Powering Advanced ICs

TUALATIN, Ore. — March 23, 2015 : CUI Inc today announced the release of its highest current digital POL family to date from the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Designed specifically to address the rapidly-rising power requirements of today’s most advanced integrated circuits, the NDM3Z-90 is a non-isolated module outputting 90 A in ultra low-profile vertical and horizontal packages. …

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Quirk Johannesburg Releases A Touching New Ad – “Borrowed Time”

When Cindy Lee, film director with Fresh Eye Films in Johannesburg, approached Quirk to develop an TV commercial for Orange Babies we leapt at the opportunity to not only help a valuable cause, but produce our first television commercial and bring our digital expertise to bear on a positive outcome.  Orange Babies is a Dutch NGO focused on assisting HIV-positive …

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Polymedia Completes Advanced Situation Centre In Kazakhstan

New situation centre is the most advanced in Kazakhstan. Multi-award winning Russian systems integrator Polymedia overcame major technical and logistical challenges to complete a state-of-the-art regional government management and situation centre in the Kyzylorda region of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The new facility is the most advanced of its kind in the country. The Kyzylorda region covers a vast area …

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Pollinating Birds And Mammals Declining

Gland, Switzerland, 13 March, 2015 (IUCN) – According to a new study by IUCN and partners, the conservation status of pollinating bird and mammal species is deteriorating, with more species moving towards extinction than away from it. On average, 2.4 bird and mammal pollinator species per year have moved one IUCN Red List category towards extinction in recent decades, representing …

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Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity

Cancun, 9 March 2015:  Pastoralism—extensive livestock production in the rangelands—provides enormous benefits to humanity and should be supported as a key element of the global transition to a green economy, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Released at the 3rd Scientific Conference of the …

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