New Products, Infrastructure Investments, and Collaborations - Research Report on Micron, First Solar, Canadian Solar, Altera,

New Products, Infrastructure Investments, and Collaborations - Research Report
           on Micron, First Solar, Canadian Solar, Altera, and Cree

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NEW YORK, November 21, 2013

NEW YORK, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Micron
Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), Canadian
Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR), and Cree, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CREE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Micron Technology, Inc. Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Micron Technology, Inc. (Micron) announced the
development of Automata Processor, a new computing architecture capable of
performing high-speed, comprehensive search and analysis of complex,
unstructured data streams. According to the Company, its Automata Processor is
an accelerator that leverages the intrinsic parallelism of memory and aims to
advance computing capabilities in various applications, including
bioinformatics, video/image analytics, and network security, which pose
challenges for conventional processor architectures due to the amount of
complex, unstructured data involved. The Company reported that it is working
closely with ecosystem partners and research institutions to grow awareness
and engagement for this new technology. The Company expects that graphic
design and simulation tools, together with a software development kit
(SDK),which will enable developers to design, compile, test, and deploy their
own applications using the AP will be available in 2014. The Full Research
Report on Micron 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/9e1c_MU

First Solar, Inc. Research Report

On November 15, 2013, First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) announced that the
Company will invest approximately $100 million in Japan to develop solar power
plants.The Company reported that it will partner with Japanese companies to
develop, construct, and operate solar power plants, mitigating Japan's
dependence on nuclear and natural gas fuel imports. The Company added that it
has established a Japan operating subsidiary, First Solar Japan GK, with an
office in Tokyo, Japan, to invest in Japanese resources and expertise, to
effectively pursue growth opportunities. Joseph Kishkill, Chief Commercial
Officer, First Solar, said, "First Solar is the world's largest developer of
solar power plants, and a global leader providing solar technology solutions.
We plan to invest in Japan by developing solar power plants both with our own
team and through local partners. We believe this strategy will accelerate the
adoption of clean and safe solar power in Japan. We welcome partnerships with
Japanese companies who seek project investments and complete solar solutions."
The Full Research Report on First Solar, 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/fe98_FSLR

Canadian Solar, Inc. Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Canadian Solar Inc. (Canadian Solar) announced that the
Company's subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has entered into a sales
agreement with a fund managed by DIF, under which DIF will acquire four
utility scale solar power plants from Canadian Solar, totaling 40MW[AC] at a
valuation comparable to other recent project sales completed by Canadian Solar
on a per megawatt basis in the Ontario market. Canadian Solar informed that
under the agreement, the four solar power plants, including "BeamLight" in
Georgina, "Gold Light" in Pefferlaw, "Illumination" in Scugog and "Glenarm" in
Kawartha Lakes, Ontario Canada, are expected to start construction in 2013 and
2014 with commercial operation expected in 2014. The agreement remains subject
to customary closing conditions, including the completion of financing for the
construction of each solar plant being arranged with the participation of
leading international banks. The Full Research Report on Canadian Solar, 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/3fbd_CSIQ

Altera Corporation Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Altera Corporation (Altera) announced that the latest
release of the Altera SDK for OpenCL supports IBM Power Systems servers as an
OpenCL system host. The Company reported that customers may now develop OpenCL
code that targets IBM Power Systems CPUs and accelerator boards with Altera's
FPGAs as a high-performance compute solution.Further, the Company announced
its full support of the OpenPOWER Consortium, an open development alliance
that makes the IBM POWER microprocessor available under license to other
companies for open collaboration and development. The Company further informed
about its intention to join the Consortium as soon as the governing
documentation process is complete and membership opens. The Full Research
Report on Altera 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/eab3_ALTR

Cree, Inc. Research Report

On November 18, 2013, Cree, Inc.'s stock (Cree) declined 2.65%, ending the day
at $55.39. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Cree declined
4.52% compared to the Nasdaq Composite which declined 0.42% during the same
period. The Full Research Report on Cree, 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/feac_CREE

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