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21 Jul 14
Bausch + Lomb sales growth revealed in Big Pharma battle

Eye care firm's parent Valeant Pharmaceuticals involved in war of words with acquisition target Allergan.

17 Jul 14
Vishay Intertechnology to pay $205m for Capella

Vishay’s visible and IR components to complement Capella’s photonics range.

17 Jul 14
Russian IT firm Aquarius to invest $7m in Zecotek Display Systems

20% equity position will enable co-development of 3D manufacturing and monitoring technologies.

16 Jul 14
European machine vision sales show strong growth

International demand on the rise, especially in Asia, says VDMA survey, but domestic markets still drag.

16 Jul 14
ASML customers reschedule EUV tool shipments

Three upgraded extreme UV lithography systems now slated to ship in 2015 instead of this year.

16 Jul 14
Alcon licenses Google 'smart lens' tech

Eye care subsidiary of pharma giant Novartis wants to measure glucose levels in tear fluid.

15 Jul 14
Shrinking SemiLEDs posts another loss

LED manufacturer is about to shut down one of its facilities and has cut research spending.

03 Jul 14
Philips preps LED, auto lighting spin-off

Lighting giant exploring 'strategic options' to attract investment in combined business unit.

02 Jul 14
LatticePower closes $80M venture capital round

Chinese developer of potentially disruptive GaN-on-silicon LED technology plans global expansion.

01 Jul 14
Amplitude to snap up GSI's Continuum business

Ultrafast laser firm set to diversify with $7 million cash acquisition.

26 Jun 14
Go-ahead for next stage of SBIRS missile warning system

Lockheed Martin to build fifth and six geosynchronous satellites needed for space-based infrared system (SBIRS).

25 Jun 14
LED forecasts highlight China and MR lamp sales

IHS Technology hails growth of MLS Electronics, while Electronicast signals boom for LED multifaceted lamps.

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