Russia Scam Spotlights Technology Export Control

It reads like a spy novel. A dual U.S.-Russian citizen admitted to operating as an unauthorized agent of the Russian government and exporting leading-edge semiconductors for use by Russia’s military, Reuters reported. Alexander Fishenko, founder of Arc Electronics Inc., was among 11 people charged in 2012 in connection with what authorities said was an elaborate…

Mouser, Torex Sign Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Torex Semiconductor, a leading provider of CMOS power management ICs targeted toward battery-powered and energy-efficient applications. Torex Semiconductor offers a wide selection of products that are optimized to meet the ultra-small size requirements of modern…

TTI Stocks Eaton XLR Supercapacitor Module

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, is Eaton’s new XLR supercapacitor module providing energy storage for high power charge/discharge cycling and peak power shaving applications and improving power quality for voltage spikes and brown outs. The XLR module is ideal for use in hybrid or electric…

Amphenol Aerospace Released from D38999 Mil-Spec Stop Shipment

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Aerospace has been released from the “Stop Shipment” restriction imposed on all military specification MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, III connectors.  Additional Mil-Spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved. Changes in industry standards emphasizing zero-defect component manufacturing and more rigorous change controls were major precursors to the restrictions…

Future Electronics Inks Distribution Deal with TE DEUTSCH

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced an expanded inventory of  DEUTSCH products, for the aerospace and transportation markets, from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors. This new worldwide distribution agreement further strengthens the longtime business relationship between TE and Future…