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Highlights this week, Cree sues two Taiwanese LED manufacturers Harvatek and Knightbright over LED patent infringements. New analysis on sapphire cover glass disappearance from the iPhone 6 result in two very different arguments, with one camp attempting to shield GTAT by saying it was Chinese sapphire processing manufacturers fault. However, a follow up analysis noted Apple never planned to use sapphire glass in iPhone 6 to begin with. DOE has also released new energy savings forecasts for SSL, while Rubicon announces change of CEO.

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  1. Reasons Sapphire Glass Covers was Pushed Back on iPhone 6
  2. New Report Points Apple Had No Plans to Use Sapphire Glass on iPhone 6
  3. DOE Releases Latest Report on Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting
  4. China Issues Three LED Luminaire Standards to be Effective in 2015
  5. Cree Files LED Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Harvatek and Kingbright
  6. Harvatek Regrets Business Partner Cree’s Legal Actions
  7. NVC Lighting Internal Conflict Escalates
  8. Rubicon Technology Announces Change in Executive Leadership
  9. ETI Over Reliant on Government Subsidies
  10. Financial Dangers Lurk in the Shadows of China’s Burgeoning LED Industry

What’s Trending

  1. AmeriLights: Why Lighting Design Is Important for Restaurants
  2. Xcel Energy: Five Trends in Commercial LED Lighting
  3. Copenhagenize: LED Bus Stops in Copenhagen
  4. Daylight Improves Health and Sleep of Workers, Study Shows
  5. How to Scale Up Low Carbon LED Lighting in Brazil's Cities

Industry News

  1. Cree Stocks Drop After Goldman Sachs Downgrade
  2. Epistar Invested Prolight Opto to be Listed on Taiwan Bourse
  3. Samsung and Veeco Invest in OLED Startup Kateeva
  4. Roshow Technology Under Investigation for Misusing IPO Funds
  5. Refond CEO Sheds 5 Million Company Stocks
  6. China and US Patent Offices Grant IST LED Downlight Patents
  7. Opple Lighting Becomes First Major Chinese Lighting Brand to Enter India Market
  8. New Research Proves Whiteness and Color Rendering Has a Strong Effect on LED Lamp Preference

Next Generation Lighting Awardees

  1. Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition Announces 2014 Indoor Winners
  2. Hubbell Lighting Receives IES Recognition for 12 Products
  3. Acuity Brands Wins 'Best in Class' Award at NGL SSL Design Indoor Competition
  4. Access Fixtures to Debut LED Landscape Lighting at NECA 2014
  5. USAI Lighting Clinches Two Awards In Next Generation Luminaires Competition
  6. AFX Wins 2014 Lighting for Tomorrow Award

New Products

  1. Cree Releases New Generation of High-Power LEDs
  2. Samsung Expands Linear Type LED Modules Line-up with M-series and F-series
  3. Osram Unveils OLED Reading Light
  4. Telensa Enhances Street Light Control System with GPS
  5. Yeelight's New Smart LEDs Without Gateway
  6. Zodiac Pool Systems Expands Lighting Product Line with ETL-certified Lights
  7. Alpha Presents Low Temperature Assembly of LED Packages on PET & Flexible Substrates at SMTA Int'l
  8. ELB Electronics Launches U-bend LED T8 Tubes
  9. Technical Vision Launches My Mobile Light™ Low Vision Mobility Aid
  10. LeDiamond Opto Launches Multi-Color LED Module
  11. GlacialTech Releases Heatsink for 60W LED Applications
  12. WeMo® Announces Availability of the WeMo LED Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs

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