Ametherm Expands RoHS Offering

As part of Ametherm’s commitment to the environment and its customers, the company today announced that its product lineup now includes a wide array of RoHS-2-certified (with Exemption 7a and 7(c)-1) inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors for a variety of applications. Ametherm RoHS-compliant part numbers are indicated by the suffixes “SL,” “SG,” “MS,” and…

SMIC Offering ESD-Protection Suite

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”,NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that a full set of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection service, including documents, checklists, PERC Suite, floor plan review, and risk management services, has been offered to IC design customers to enhance the whole chip ESD design and ensure…

AMD Launches New Partner Program

Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the official launch of the new AMD Partner Program, aimed to strengthen and reward its global channel partners. The program is based on three cornerstones: Aspire, Motivate, Design – AMD. The AMD Partner Program provides well-defined and transparent criteria through a tiered program offering a broad range of attributes including: financial,…

Toshiba HDD Meets U.S. Government Specs

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the MQ01ABUxxxBW series, a mobile-grade thin 7mm hard disk drive (HDD) with self-encrypting technology, including Toshiba’s unique wipe technology, which automatically erases data when an HDD is accessed by an unregistered system, has achieved validation to U.S. Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2). This is the first Toshiba…

Newark element14 Launches New Tektronix Series

Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, is today launching the Tektronix TBS1000B Series, digital storage oscilloscopes with affordable performance in a compact design. The TBS1000B, priced from $520, includes USB connectivity, 34 automated measurements, limit testing, data logging, frequency counter, trend plot and a context-sensitive help menu. Commercial and educational…

Future Carrying Vishay VCNL4020X01

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced availability of Vishay’s VCNL4020X01 proximity and light sensor. The VCNL4020X01 is a robust, AEC-Q101-qualified proximity and ambient light sensor from Vishay, capable of handling operating  temperatures from -40˚C to +105˚C, for a variety of applications. The VCNL4020X01 simplifies designs by combining an IR emitter,…

Ethisphere Names Premier Farnell as ‘Most Ethical’

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the  leading high service distributor of electronic components, has been recognized for the fourth year in a row as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by The Ethisphere Institute. The leading international organization dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, governance, anti-corruption and sustainability, The…