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ATLANTA - Thursday, December 20th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Ingersoll Rand, a worldwide leader in energy management technology, has entered into a license under patents in SIPCO’s Wireless Mesh Patent Portfolio.


SIPCO is a leading innovator of mesh networking and related technology based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by renowned inventor T. David Petite, SIPCO developed technologies enabling robust self-organizing wireless networking and related technologies known as Wireless Mesh in conjunction with IntusIQ. Wireless Mesh is used in protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave, IEEE 802.15.4, WirelessHART and proprietary mesh network and in other wireless applications such as SmartGrid, building automation, industrial controls, network backhaul, smart vehicles, home appliances, home automation and entertainment, sensor monitoring, healthcare monitoring and Internet service provisioning. SIPCO licenses its technology ... Read more »
Views: 305 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.20.2012

MINNEAPOLIS - Thursday, December 20th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Businesses often must follow strict accounting practices to safeguard their customers and maintain compliance with industry regulations, even when a third party provides essential services. To answer this need for network partners and participants, Syncada successfully completed the requirements of the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16), as established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This marks the ninth successful completion of an external audit on the technology platform that supports the Syncada network, the first seven being Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II certifications.

Many organizations use outside service providers to manage processes that affect the organization’s financial reporting, yet the organization is legally responsible throughout. For example, in the United States, section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxl ... Read more »
Views: 282 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.20.2012

HOUSTON - Thursday, December 20th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stallion Oilfield Holdings, Inc. (the "Company”), today announced that its Board of Directors has determined to terminate the previously announced senior secured term loan transaction (the "Term Loan”) and declared a special cash dividend of $4.00 per share that is to be paid to the Company’s stockholders in 2012. The record date for the dividend will be December 20, 2012, and it will be paid on December 24, 2012.

The Company’s Board of Directors determined to abandon the Term Loan in order to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives available to the Company that would be more advantageous to the Company’s stockholders than the Term Loan. There can be no assurance that any strategic alternative will be pursued or completed. The Company does not intend to disclose developments with respect to its strategic review process unless and until its Board of ... Read more »
Views: 302 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.20.2012

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Thursday, December 20th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc.’s (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) Vice President, Communications, Julie Soderlund, issued the following statement today commenting on the European Commission’s proposal for the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive:

"PMI is pleased that the Commission has finally issued its proposed Tobacco Products Directive so that it now may be reviewed and debated in an open, transparent, objective and constructive manner by all concerned in the coming months.

"An initial reading of the proposal suggests that many of the recommended measures will not achieve the Commission’s public health goals and will result in numerous unintended adverse consequences which appear to have been disregarded by its authors.

"The proposed Directive explicitly prohibits products that account fo ... Read more »
Views: 284 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.20.2012

Multi-bit flow-through type products added to the Extreme High Speed series line-up

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TOKYO - Wednesday, December 19th 2012

Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO: 6502) has added multi-bit (2-bit and 4-bit) flow-through type ESD (electrostatic discharge) diode products to its low capacitance and low clamp voltage Extreme High Speed series. The new products, DF6D7M1N (2-bit) and DF10G7M1N (4-bit), realize multiple diodes while maintaining the signal quality achieved by the low-inductance flow-through layout. Samples are available now with mass production scheduled for the end of December.

Applications ESD protection for USB 3.0 and other interfaces

Key Features 1. Multi-bit, flow-through type 2. Low clamp voltage: VC=12V (typ.) at IEC61000-4-5 compliant (IPP=1A) 3. Suitable for high speed signal lines: Ct=0.3pF (typ.) 4. ESD-immunity level: ±8kV guaranteed at IEC61000-4-2 compliant (contact) 5. Small packages

DF6D7M1N (2-bit) : DF ... Read more »
Views: 249 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.20.2012

-- Nitrogen Use Efficient Seeds Reduces Nitrous Oxide Emissions by Requiring Less Fertilizer Application --

DAVIS, Calif. - Wednesday, December 19th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, today announced that the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has approved Arcadia’s methodology to allow farmers to earn carbon credits from reduced fertilizer use in conjunction with Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE) seed. Arcadia’s NUE technology enables crops to maintain high yields while requiring significantly reduced levels of nitrogen fertilizer. The approved methodology is applicable to all crops planted with NUE seed.

Globally, agriculture is the second-largest industrial source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and the use of nitrogen fertil ... Read more »
Views: 271 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.20.2012