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Magma Design Automation
Magma's FineSim SPICE Selected by Panasonic as Standard for Verification of Large Analog IP Designs
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magma(r) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of chip design software, announced today that Panasonic Corporation, one of the largest providers of consumer electronics products, standardized on Magma's FineSim(tm) SPICE simulator with scalable multi-CPU technology for verification of large analog IP designs. With FineSim SPICE in the production analog design flow, Panasonic designers have access to fast, accurate, high-capacity SPICE simulation technology that enables them to verify circuit performance of designs that previously were too large and complex to simulate. The ability to accurately predict performance of these large analog designs prior to manufacturing reduces the time and effort required for IC development and fabrication.
Southern Energy Company, Inc.
Southern Energy Announces Negotiations to Acquire Second Lota Bay Coal Concession
SANTIAGO, Chile, April 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Energy Company, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SOCI), a publicly traded resource exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into negotiations with the group of vendors of the Lota Bay Concession to acquire a second coal concession located in Lota, Chile. In addition, the vendor of the Lota Bay Coal Concession has agreed to defer the closing of the first concession to allow for the negotiation and completion of a definitive agreement on the second coal concession in Lota Bay, Chile.
Nikon Instruments Announces Judges for Nikon Small World
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating a 35 year history that has included some of the most prestigious names in science and scientific reporting, Nikon Instruments announced today the judges for the 2009 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Since Nikon Small World's inception in 1974, the competition has continued to grow, in part due to the excellence of the work submitted as well as the prestigious judges who have lent their expertise to the program.