Dividends, Company Announcements, New Solutions and Project Collaborations Aimed at Lower Costs, and Energy Efficiency -

  Dividends, Company Announcements, New Solutions and Project Collaborations
   Aimed at Lower Costs, and Energy Efficiency - Research Report on Applied
                Materials, Semtech, Spreadtrum, Veeco, and IDT

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Applied
Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ: SMTC), Spreadtrum
Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD), Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO),
and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDTI). Today's readers may
access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry
analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Applied Materials, Inc. Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Applied Materials, Inc.'s (Applied Materials) announced
that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10
per share on the Company's common stock. The Company informed that the
dividend is payable on December 12, 2013, to stockholders of record as of
November 21, 2013. The Full Research Report on Applied Materials, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/251d_AMAT]

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Semtech Corporation Research Report

On September 4, 2013, Semtech Corporation (Semtech) announced that its
Snowbush IP group will deliver a new Silicon Intellectual Property (SiIP)
platform, the SBMULTC2T28HPM28G SiIP PHY, which supports Common Electrical
Interface (CEI) standards up to 28 Gigabits per second (Gbps) for deployment
in high data-rate chip-to-chip and chip-to-module applications. The Company
stated that the new SilP platform is designed for new generation of chips
supporting emerging Exascale computing, Terabit networking, and Petabyte
storage markets. Roger Levinson, Vice President and General Manager of the
Strategy and Systems Innovation Group at Semtech said, "This new generation of
IP targets the chip-to-chip and chip-to-module SOC/ASIC networking market
requiring 25Gbps speeds to maximize I/O bandwidth. We are leveraging our years
of experience developing platform-based SerDes/PHYs to provide performance and
flexibility, while continuing to focus on efficient delivery and superb
customer support." The Full Research Report on Semtech Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2c11_SMTC]

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Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. Research Report

On September 4, 2013, Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Spreadtrum) announced
the outcome of its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (EGM),
related to the Company's pending acquisition by Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd.
(Tsinghua Unigroup). Spreadtrum stated that at the EGM, shareholders approved
all of the resolutions proposed in the EGM notice, including the approval of
the previously announced merger agreement, the plan of merger required to be
filed with the Registrar of Companies in the Cayman Islands to give effect to
the merger, and the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement. The
Company informed that c.58% of the outstanding ordinary shares voted at the
EGM, with c.99% of the voted shares voting in favor of the resolutions.
Spreadtrum further stated that completion of the Merger remains subject to the
satisfaction or waiver of various conditions set forth in the Merger
Agreement, including antitrust clearance and other PRC regulatory approvals.
The Full Research Report on Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d7ab_SPRD]

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Veeco Instruments Inc. Research Report

On September 3, 2013, Veeco Instruments Inc. (Veeco) and Imec announced a
collaboration on a project aimed to reduce the cost of producing gallium
nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) -based power devices and LEDs. Barun Dutta,
Chief Scientist at Imec said, "Our goal is to establish an entire
manufacturing infrastructure that allows GaN-on-Si to be a competitive
technology," Jim Jenson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Veeco
MOCVD (metal organic chemical vapor deposition) added, "This technology can be
used to create lower cost LEDs that enable solid state lighting, more
efficient power devices for applications such as power supplies and adapters,
PV inverters for solar panels, and power conversion for electric vehicles."
Veeco also stated that its MOCVD equipment delivers excellent film quality and
less defects, which are key for effective GaN-on-Si processing. The Full
Research Report on Veeco Instruments Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3583_VECO]

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) announced a
supercomputing and data center reference platform based on its 20 Gbps RapidIO
interconnect devices. The Company informed that the platform features a
RapidIO-based backplane, compute nodes with RapidIO-to-PCIe interconnect, and
Intel Xeon-based computing, which enable OEMs to quickly develop powerful,
scalable, energy-efficient supercomputers and data centers. Sean Fan, Vice
President and General Manager, Interface and Connectivity Division at IDT,
said "With over 30 million RapidIO switch ports shipped to date, RapidIO is
key to the multi-processor peer-to-peer processing needs that are emerging in
both supercomputing and data center applications. With the growth of
processor-to-processor traffic in supercomputing and data centers, IDT's
RapidIO portfolio brings the high-throughput, low-latency, and
energy-efficiency required by our customers to differentiate their offering."
The Full Research Report on Integrated Device Technology, Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/27cc_IDTI]

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