IESA WINWire September 22 - 28  2012
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Green rally marathon conducted in Coimbatore
Source: The Hindu; September 17, 2012

The Socio-Eco Club of Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology in association with The Hindu and Radio City on Sunday organised the ‘Green Rally Marathon’ to create environment awareness.

Touch-enabled ultrabooks to hit markets by 2013: Intel
Source: The Times Of India; September 22, 2012

The world's largest semiconductor firm Intel will attempt to revolutionize computing in the next couple of years with increased impetus on "user experience."

Cabinet Approves National Policy on Information Technology 2012
Source: Communications Today; September 22, 2012

The Cabinet has recently approved the National Policy on Information Technology 2012. The policy aims to leverage Information & Communication Technology (ICT) to address the country’s economic and developmental challenges.

If Govt wants Fab Unit,it must Invest 100%
Source: ET Interactive; September 24, 2012

All statistics point to India being the next big market for computer chips and electronic products,such as mobile phones,LCD televisions,cars,washing machines and toasters,that consume the chips.Yet,in both areas,chips and electronics,India depends heavily on imports.

IIT Bombay, Applied Materials launch semiconductor certification course
Source: TechOnline India; September 25, 2012

Focus on semiconductor technologies, processes and micro-electronics manufacturing with hands-on training on equipment used in advanced high-volume manufacturing.

Taiwanese manufacturing sector may have a clone in Karnataka
Source: Business Standard; September 25, 2012

If Taiwan is the hub for electronic hardware manufacturing, India is also setting an eye to create electronic manufacturing hub within the country, with the help of Taiwanese companies.

iSuppli: Magnetic Sensors Find Attractive Opportunities in Green Energy
Source: EnterpriseInnovator; September 26, 2012

The market for semiconductor magnetic sensors used in industrial and medical applications expanded by 6 percent last year, with green energy initiatives acting as a major growth driver, according to an IHS iSuppli Magnetic Sensor Market Tracker Report from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).

NXP unveils smallest combo chip for automotive keyless entry
Source: EE Times India; September 26, 2012

NXP Semiconductors N.V. unveils the NCF2960 said to be the world's smallest combo chip solution for automotive keyless entry with immobilizer functions.

Freescale aims low cost dev't board at hobbyistsHeadings
Source: EE Times India; September 26, 2012

Freescale Semiconductor looks to triple its customer base over the next three years by opening up its low cost 32bit ARM M0+ development board for adoption by the Arduino hobbyist community.

Engineering R&D to create 1 million jobs by 2020: Nasscom
Source: PTI; September 27, 2012

Indian offshore engineering research and development (ER&D) services market is expected to reach $37-45 billion by 2020 and create over one million jobs, software industry body Nasscom said today.

Freescale Semiconductor Assigned Patent
Source: technews.; September 26, 2012

Freescale Semiconductor, Austin, Texas, has been assigned a patent (8,276,199) developed by Zheng Xu, Austin, Texas, for a "method and device for secure test port authentication." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A device includes a first test port coupled to a first test device, a second test port coupled to a second test device, a resource, and a security controller coupled to the first and second test ports.

Tulip bags Rs 74-cr order from Tamil Nadu govt
Source: Zee News; September 26, 2012

Enterprise data services provider Tulip Telecom on Wednesday said it has bagged a deal worth over Rs 74 crore from the Tamil Nadu government for providing end-to-end connectivity for horizontal offices of the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (ELCOT).

BTS Group AB: BTS Signs Agreement worth approximately SEK 6.5 million with Leading Global Semiconductor Company
Source: Finanz; September 26, 2012

BTS Group AB (publ.), the global leader in accelerating strategic alignment and execution is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with a US-based leading global semiconductor company. This agreement includes the customization and delivery of a strategy alignment initiative targeted toward the company's senior leaders, and is valued at approximately SEK 6.5 million.

Intel, Samsung said to gain on fabless chip rivals
Source: EE Times; September 28, 2012

Fabless semiconductor firms that outsource their chip manufacturing to outside foundries face bigger challenges competing against chipmakers, like Intel (INTC) and Samsung, that own their production factories, says Jefferies & Co. analyst Mark Lipacis in a report.

Tejas Networks wins CSIR Technology award from PM Dr. Manmohan Singh
Source: India Infoline Ltd; September 27, 2012

Tejas Networks, a leading global provider of telecommunication equipment, today won the CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award for 2011 at the CSIR Foundation Day function at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The award by bestowed upon Tejas Networks by Prime Minister of India and the President of CSIR Society, Dr. Manmohan Singh.

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