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CSC Names Maruf Majed Head of Asia, Middle East and Africa
CSC today named Maruf Majed, vice president and general manager for Asia, Middle East and Africa. Business Wire India

East Nippon Expressway Co.,Ltd. Hokkaido Regional Head Office: ""Hokkaido Expressway Pass"" Now on Sale
East Nippon Expressway Co.,Ltd. Hokkaido Regional Head Office has started the sale of Highway discount product for foreign visitors to Japan from April 1st, 2013 based on cooperation with TOYOTA Rent-A-Lease SAPPORO Co.,Ltd, TOYOTA Rent-A-Lease SHINSAPPORO Co.,Ltd, Nippon Rent-A-Car Hokkaido Co.,Ltd and ORIX Auto Corporation. Business Wire India

Toshiba to Launch AC/DC Isolated Offline LED Controller for LED Lighting
Toshiba (TOKYO:6502) today announced the development of an AC/DC offline LED controller IC employing a single converter PFC*1 for LED lighting and lighting equipment. The samples are currently available and the company will move to commercialization in July Business Wire India

Schlumberger Issues Venezuela Update
Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard commented, “In Venezuela, after meetings with PDVSA, the collections have improved to the point that we will recognize all revenue associated with our first-quarter operations Business Wire India

Covidien Awarded $176.5 Million Verdict in Patent Litigation against Ethicon Endo-Surgery
Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, has announced that it has won a patent infringement suit against Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, relating to Ethicon's Harmonic® line of ultrasonic surgical products. Business Wire India

Toshiba Expands Line-up of Discrete IGBTs for General and Industrial Purposes
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has expanded its line-up of 6th-generation hard-switching discrete IGBT series for general and industrial purposes with the addition of "GT50J342", a TO-3P(N) package product with ratings of IC = 55A and VCES = 600V. The new series guarantees VCE(sat) = 1.5V (typ Business Wire India

Toshiba Launches Dual Polarity Input Photocouplers for PLCs
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has announced the launch of high-speed photocouplers for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) which work with both plus and minus LED currents. Business Wire India

ZTE Wins Patent Case against Huawei in Paris District Court
ZTE Corporation welcomes the ruling by the Paris District Court requiring Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to pay damages to the company, and dismissing Huawei’s infringement claim against the company over a data card patent. Business Wire India

Toshiba to Launch Full-HD, 1.12 Micrometer, CMOS Image Sensor with Color Noise Reduction
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has announced that it will launch a Full-HD (1080p), 1.12 micrometer, back side illumination (BSI) CMOS image sensor integrating a color noise reduction (CNR) circuit. Samples will be available at the end of April with mass production scheduled to start in September. Business Wire India

Henkel Once Again Named “Supplier of the Year”
For the second time in a row, Henkel has garnered the coveted “Supplier of the Year Award” conferred by the world's largest manufacturer of beverage cans, UK company Rexam PLC Business Wire India

Alibaba Group and MasterCard Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance e-Commerce Environment
Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-Commerce company, and MasterCard have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore future collaboration in the area of e-Commerce. The MOU aims to forge joint efforts to establish an enhanced e-Commerce environment to benefit consumers and small businesses within and outside China Business Wire India

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