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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 5:42 PM

LED Flashlight CREE

Living with Technology: LED flashlights have come light years

Mark Mathias

Published 4:59 am, Wednesday, July 9, 2014



A flashlight is a pretty basic item. Most people have them around their homes. Some of them [more]

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 11:22 AM

Re: Will Cree Acquire Philips' Soon-To-Be Spun-Off L

I don't see CREE wanting to buy Philips spun off LED mfg. The reason for Philips doing this " Philips said the unit would be better placed to compete for new business from outside customers who currently regard the Philips group as a [more]

Mon Jun 30

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 12:22 PM

Philips big move

I think this move spells stronger competition for Cree. Maybe Cree should spin off their power and microwave division.

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Wed Jun 25

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 11:42 AM

Re: Management Changes Should Light Up Cree Sales

Who are the new big shots?

Steve Barlow

http://www.intematix.com/news/38/39/Intematix-Appoints-Steve...

Mike McClear [more]

Tue Jun 24

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 6:53 PM

LED is fast changing-LIGHTTimes

Replacement lamp manufacturers (bulbs) will continue to disappear... Brand, move up the value chain, or better yet, both. The first fallout seems to be happening as at least one high profile LED bulb start up "switched off" recently, and [more]

Wed Jun 18

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 9:32 AM

Ominous-China-LEDS

“LED lighting could see itself become the next solar, wind or other future opportunity that the U.S. will have given away by failing to address Chinese industrial policies and unfairly traded products,”


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Sat Jun 14

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 2:27 AM

The future as seen by CREE

I found this item,researching Dr. Robb, from 2012 most interesting.

Rob Glass, Cree’s, Vice President of Technology, Materials and Optoelectronics, gave one of the most interesting and honest talks of the day.

Glass explained that [more]

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 2:21 AM

Re: Cree higher following M&A rumors

yes, and DR. Robb served on CREE,s BOD. His former position at GE was a natural insight on the merits of CREE as an investment or takeover, but they passed on. it

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Fri Jun 13

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 5:40 PM

Re: Cree higher following M&A rumors

It is always suspicious when rumors fly on Fridays. A buyout,takeover will happen over the weekend! Monday's trading will see how convinced these traders are.

A little history GE use to own 10% of the stock and had one of their men on the [more]

Mon Jun 9

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 4:28 PM

Re: CFO needs to go

A look back one sees that CS in 2009 owned 586,000 shs. of stock, now he owns 330,000 shs. of stock. Considering the stock dilution his % has dropped considerably.

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 11:57 AM

Re: CFO needs to go

I think the beef with management is not their managing the company but their excessive stock option and subsequent flipping instead of building their position in the company, like many here do. Insiders own less than 1% of the stock and over 1 [more]

Thu Jun 5

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 12:14 PM

Re: CFO needs to go

twr>>>" should have told the operating units and the corporate headquarter to cut or delay spending in Q4 to meet the numbers.">>>

First you don't know if the CFO did or did not do this. Also he may have been [more]

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 10:19 AM

Re: CFO needs to go

I don't know if the blame on missing expectations should rest with the CFO. I would think his figures rest on what head of sales and the head of manufacturing and the head of the company(CS)tells him what to expect for the coming qt. if they miss [more]

Mon Jun 2

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 2:22 PM

Re: Another Conceptual Bulb?

I hope they found a way to eliminate the heat sink like Philips and some others have done. That alone should drive down cost and will make for a better light-blub.

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Wed May 28

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 1:25 PM

Re: Osram Falls After Cutting Goal on Slower Lig

twr; from Osram report;

>"Even as sales of traditional products declined 7.1 percent in the second quarter from the previous year, they still accounted for 66 percent of revenue from the core lamps and components division in the [more]

Tue May 27

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 2:46 PM

Re: Cree Downgraded to Hold at ING Group (CREE

Bob>>"I honestly didn't know that past performance was a predictor of future performance. ">>>

Past performance is certainly a yardstick and raise a big red flag as to why the stock has significantly underperforms or [more]

Wed May 21

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mybestshot replied to the Cree Inc. board. 4:32 PM

Re: Toyota and Denso on SiC

Denso most likely gets their SiC from Nippon Steel.

Cree years ago identified this application and showed off a Ford with their chip. It looks like Toyota/Denso will beat them to it.

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Mon May 19

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 10:00 AM

High Tech Farming-LEDs

This development could be revolutionary, no transportation, year round farming, no weather problems, no tractors etc.etc.


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Sun May 18

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mybestshot posted to the Cree Inc. board. 2:49 PM

SORAA GaN on GaN progress

GaN-on-GaN technology was introduced in 2012 to deliver the world's first single-beam 50W-equivalent LED MR16. Within two years, it has advanced to offer the same efficiency levels as traditional GaN-based LEDs, while enabling much higher light [more]

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