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Mobile Highlights: Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (TSM)’s Reference Flows, Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (HIMX) & Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU)’s Public Offering

Editor’s Note: Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM), Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX), Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU)

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. : TSMC and OIP Ecosystem Partners Deliver 16FinFET and 3D IC Reference Flows (4-traders)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) today released three silicon-validated Reference Flows within the Open Innovation Platform(®) (OIP) that enable 16FinFET systems-on-chip (SoC) designs and 3D chip stacking packages. Leading Electronic Design Automation (EDA) vendors collaborated with TSMC to develop and validate all these flows through multiple silicon test vehicles.The new Reference Flows are:
1. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM)’s 16FinFET Digital Reference Flow, providing comprehensive technology support to address post-planar design challenges including extraction, quantized pitch placement, low-vdd operation, electromigration, and power management.
2. The 16FinFET Custom Design Reference Flow, offering full custom transistor-level design and verification including analog, mixed-signal, custom digital and memory.
3. The 3D IC Reference Flow, addressing emerging vertical integration challenges with true 3D stacking.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR)

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) and Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD) Added to Equity Profile Report’s NASDAQ Active Stock Watch List. (SBWire)
Equity Profile Report expands its NASDAQ Active Stock Weekly Watch List adding Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) and Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD). Himax Technologies, Inc. a company that designs, develops, and markets semiconductors for flat panel displays closed down in its previous session (-1.14%) on 9,765,836 shares traded. Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) is currently down (-8.23%) from its recent 52-week low which has prompted Equity Profile Report to add the stock to their NASDAQ Active Stock Watch List.

Glu Mobile Inc. : Glu Mobile Closes $15.2 Million Public Offering of Common Stock (4-traders)
Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 7,245,000 shares of its common stock at $2.10 per share for gross proceeds of $15.2 million. The aggregate amount of common shares sold reflects the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to 945,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments.

Stocks In Focus: IAMGOLD Corp (USA) (NYSE:IAG), Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK), Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR) (Tech Sonian)
Value Penny Stocks issues a special report on IAMGOLD Corp (USA) (NYSE:IAG), Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK), Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR). IAMGOLD Corp (USA) (NYSE:IAG) escalated 2.51% to $5.30 on a traded volume of 1.79 million shares. The Company reports that the Société d’Exploration des Mines d’Or de Yatela S.A, a joint venture between IAMGOLD (40%), AngloGold Ashanti (40%) and the government of Mali (20%), has decided to suspend mining excavation activities at the Yatela Mine in Mali effective September 30, 2013. This decision reflects a combination of factors, including miner safety in the pit, the drop in the spot price of gold and the reduction in profit margin.

Top Global Picks in Chips (Barron’s)
We believe business conditions have bifurcated in the semiconductor sector post second-quarter earnings, as the communications, industrial and automotive end-markets remain strong, while the PC and handset segments remain soft. Our JPMorgan global semiconductor team’s top picks reflect a combination of exposure to the strongest end-markets — communications/auto/industrial ( Xilinx (ticker: XLNX) and Infineon [of Germany]) — and structural share gainers ( Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM), Mediatek [of Taiwan] and Broadcom (BRCM)).

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