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When persistence pays off: why ASMI is doing so well

Grueling work with Intel cemented ASM International’s position in the atomic layer deposition market, but the emergence of more ALD semiconductor applications was required for that investment to really pay off.

Headlines

Qutech and co want to quantum-connect the Randstad
Neways acquiesces to automotive angst, axes 250
Academic Startup Competition announces its top 10
Ebusco and Rocsys link up for automated bus depots
Applied Materials bumps ASML back to runner-up in semi equipment market

Content streaming as glare control ready for takeoff

After two years of prototype development and testing, Yes!Delft start-up Videowindow has inked a deal to test and validate its system for glare control in the terminal of Rotterdam The Hague Airport.

In other news

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to Korea (Reuters)
Microcontrollers will regain growth after 2019 slump (IC Insights)
Tesla launches solar panel rentals (The Verge)

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