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Reduces power consumption by optimizing intensity of display backlight

TOKYO - Wednesday, January 30th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched MIPI-DSI to LVDS interface-converter bridge LSIs with a backlight level controller for LCD displays that are suited to use in mobile devices, such as tablet PCs and UltrabooksTM. The new line-up includes support for panel resolutions up to WUXGA (1920 x 1200) at 24bit/60fps. Samples will be available from March with mass production scheduled to start in August 2013. The new products drastically reduce the power consumption of mobile devices by optimizing the brightness of the LCD display backlighting to meet ambient light conditions. The LSIs are also able to maintain image detail in darker areas of the display by analyzing and processing brightness data in lighter and darker areas of the image.

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Olodaterol may provide a new treatment option in patients with COPD

Business Wire / ME Newswire

INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, January 30th 2013

Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) recommended that clinical data included in a new drug application (NDA) provide substantial and convincing evidence to support the approval of olodaterol as a once-daily maintenance bronchodilator treatment for airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.1A,B,C

"We at Boehringer Ingelheim are pleased with the Advisory Committee’s recommendation and look forward to continuing to work with the FDA as the Agency continues its review of the olodaterol NDA,” said Professor Klaus Dugi, Corporate Senior Vice President Medicine at Boehringer Ingelheim. "The positive vote from the Advisory Committee marks ... Read more »
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Silver Spring Showcases Innovative New Applications and Expanded Ecosystem at Utility Market’s Largest Smart Grid Expo

SAN DIEGO - Wednesday, January 30th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

DistribuTECH 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition – Today at the utility industry’s leading smart grid conference and exposition, Silver Spring Networks extended its Smart Energy Platform with new Demand Side Management and Distribution Automation solutions, and expanded the tools, services and membership of its broad partner ecosystem. Silver Spring, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, has connected more than 13 million homes and businesses worldwide with its IPv6 networking platform. Silver Spring is now extending its high-performance IPv6 networking platform to establish a communications and monitoring foundation for a variety of Smart City solutions as more devices become connected to the Everything Network™.

"Si ... Read more »
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PARIS - Tuesday, January 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on April 19, 2013 to discuss the results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2013.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm (Paris time) – 9:00 am (US Eastern Time). A press release regarding the results will be released prior to the call that same day.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1-800-288-9626 within North America or +1-612-332-0345 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the "Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcaston a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be a ... Read more »
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Relies on Premium Oakley Airbrake™ Snow Goggles


FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Tuesday, January 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oakley, Inc. today congratulated Shaun White for earning the gold medal in the Men’s Snowboard SuperPipe finals at the Winter X Games. Reaching the top of the podium at this year’s competition in Aspen, Colorado, White has now tallied 13 Winter X Games gold medals.

"Everyone in the Oakley family is ecstatic for Shaun and proud to see him achieve greatness once again,” said Scott Bowers, Oakley’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Brand Development. "This is Shaun’s sixth consecutive SuperPipe gold at Winter X. He is one of the most decorated champions in the X Games, and we are honored to have such a talented and dedicated athlete depend on our performance technologies,” Bowers concluded.

"It’s a great feeling being here with so many talented riders and such amazing fans,” said Shaun White. "It makes the competit ... Read more »
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Actian Expands Its Portfolio of Innovative Big Data Solutions to Strengthen its Position as a Major Global Player in the $27bn* Big Data Market

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, January 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Actian Corp.("Actian”), an innovator in next generation big data management and creators of the innovative record-breaking, analytic database Vectorwise, and Pervasive Software Inc.(NASDAQ: PVSW), a global leader in cloud-based and on-premise data innovation, today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Actian will acquire all of Pervasive’s outstanding shares for $9.20 per share.

The deal values Pervasive at $161.9m and accelerates Actian’s ability to deliver its vision of providing organizations with the capability to take action in real time as their business environment changes.

"Big data is an opportunity and a challenge for organizations in every industry, with potential ... Read more »
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