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The Applied Blog team will publish blog posts of general interest to our readers.
India To See Next Wave Of Solar Cell Production

India To See Next Wave Of Solar Cell Production

Applied Materials chairman and CEO, Mike Splinter, in an interview with Shereen Bhan on CNBC’s special show Forbes India discusses the semiconductor market, the solar industry and doing business with India. Visit CNBC’s web site to watch the interview or to access a transcript.
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Mark Pinto Discusses China's Focus on Renewable Energy

Mark Pinto, executive vice president and general manager of Applied's Energy and Environmental Solutions group, participated in a panel discussion on the growth of China's renewable energy industry during the 2011 ECO:nomics Conference in Santa Barbara, Calif.  The panel was hosted by the Wall Street Journal's Alan Murray.  Check out a write up of the discussion as well as video excerpts on the wsj.com.
Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter Discusses US Competitiveness, Manufacturing and High Tech Jobs on Reuters Insider

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter Discusses US Competitiveness, Manufacturing and High Tech Jobs on Reuters Insider

Applied Materials Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter speaks with Chrystia Freeland, Global Editor at Large, Reuters and co-host Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations, about U.S. competitiveness, manufacturing and high tech jobs on Davos Today from the World Economic Forum (WEF).  Visit our web site for more information on Applied Materials’ activities at the WEF.
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Applied´s Innovation Engine

Innovation is the heart of Applied Materials.  One way to gauge the strength of our innovation engine is by looking at the number of new patents that we receive each year.  According to data compiled by IFI Claims Patent Services, a division of Fairview Research LLC that analyzes patent data, Applied was one of America's top patent recipients.  Applied was among an elite group of companies including Intel Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., Oracle Corp.
Wired Goes Inside Applied

Wired Goes Inside Applied

Wired Magazine goes inside Applied Materials' Maydan Technology Center for a piece out today called "A Chip Is Born: Inside a State-of-the-Art Clean Room".  The bunny-suit packed piece gives a rare look inside our operations and is well worth the read.