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3 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

International Rectifier Investor Alert: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP...

Juan E. Monteverde , a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP , a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of International Rectifier Corp. for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Infineon Technologies AG for approximately $3 billion in cash.

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Related Topix: Electronics, International Rectifier, Infineon Technologies AG

7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Helix Energy Solutions Group Lowered to "Neutral" at Zacks

They currently have a $30.10 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.29% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Electronics, Helix Technology

11 hrs ago | Reuters

Infineon agrees to buy Int'l Rectifier for $3 billion in cash

Merger-shy German chipmaker Infineon has agreed to buy California-based International Rectifier for about $3 billion in cash, Infineon said on Wednesday, in its biggest-ever acquisition.

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Related Topix: Infineon Technologies AG, Electronics, International Rectifier, Europe, World News, Germany, Computers

16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Samsung told by tax man to use Apple-topping cash

Samsung Electronics Co. is sitting on a cash pile 58 percent bigger than Apple Inc.'s war chest.

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Related Topix: Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Park Geun-hye, Financial Markets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Coolpad Eyes Overseas Expansion

SHENZHEN, China-After overtaking Samsung Electronics Co. to become the third-largest smartphone maker in China, Coolpad, a brand little known outside of the country, is now setting its sights overseas.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Samsung Electronics Co

Information Technology

Cypress Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

This dividend will be paid on October 16, 2014. The dividend will be paid from U.S. domestic sources other than the Company's retained earnings and will be treated as a return of capital for U.S. tax purposes for the 2014 fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Cypress Semiconductor, Electronics, Startups

Business Journal

Dallas one of the nation's top cities to work in tech

The city took the No. 4 spot in a study conducted by SmartAsset, a financial resources website.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Texas Instruments, Electronics, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas

The Washington Post

Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B

German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California-based International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything from cars to satellites.

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Related Topix: Infineon Technologies AG, Electronics, International Rectifier, World News

Silicon Alley Insider

Infineon Nears $2 Billion U.S. Semiconductor Deal : Bloomberg

The report pushed down shares in Infineon by as much as 3.2 percent in early afternoon trade.

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Related Topix: Infineon Technologies AG

Business Wire

Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Agreement with Sharp Corporation

Founded in 1993, Acacia Research Corporation is the industry leader in patent licensing.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Acacia Research, Science / Technology, Inventions

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Construction, SmithMidland, Electronics, Photronics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Customers air their displeasure at power rate hike plan

NV Energy customers could see another rate hike if the Public Utilities Commission gives the company the green light to raise rates.

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Related Topix: Electronics, NV Energy

Customer Interaction Solutions

CVD Receives Multi-Million Dollar Fiber Coating System Order

CVD Equipment Corporation announced today that it has received an order in excess of $2.75M from a major aviation component supplier to design and build a CVD system for coating fiber.

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Related Topix: Electronics, CVD Equipment

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini vs. Oppo N1 Mini - Specifications, Features And Price Showdown

Students walk out of Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul July 7, 2014. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said operating profit likely fell 24.5 percent in April-June, its lowest in two years due to slowing growth in the company's cash cow smartphone business and the strength of the South Korean won.

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

TheStreet.com

How Will Photronics (PLAB) Stock Be Affected By Its Earnings Results?

Revenue for the quarter rose 14% over the previous year to $124.9 million, ahead of analysts expectations of $122.7 million for the precision photographic quartz plates manufacturer.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Photronics, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Business News

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Helix Energy Solutions Group Director Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock

Helix Energy Solutions Group Director Nancy K. Quinn unloaded 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Electronics, Helix Technology

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: Advanced Photonix Director Purchases 8,500 Shares of Stock

Advanced Photonix Director Donald Pastor acquired 8,500 shares of Advanced Photonix stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Advanced Photonix

Seeking Alpha

Zacks' Bull Of The Day: MKS Instrument

Earnings estimates have been soaring for MKS Instruments after the company delivered big top and bottom line beats on July 23. Profit margins soared in the quarter thanks to favorable product mix and operating leverage.

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Related Topix: Electronics, MKS Instruments

DesignLines

Microcontroller Market Resurges

A full-blown recovery in the microcontroller sector is underway as sales to industrial and automotive customers rebound amidst the upturn in the global economy.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Microchip Technology, Electronics, Chandler, AZ, Marketing

AmericanBankingNews.com

Semtech Corp. (SMTC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Semtech Corp. will issue its Q215 earnings results on Wednesday, August 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.39 per share and revenue of $142.20 million for the quarter.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semtech

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