LoRa Alliance Releases New LoRaWAN Spec

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ standard for internet of things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), released its latest technical specifications to kick off the organization’s 9th All Members Meeting (AMM) taking place in Suzhou, China and hosted by ZTE. New features in the latest specification releases include roaming and…

Sager, RRC Power Solutions Sign Distribution Deal

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Electromechanical and Power components and provider of value-add solutions, and RRC Power Solutions, a worldwide leader for smart batteries and battery charging technology, today announced a distribution partnership. The full offering of RRC Power Solutions smart lithium-ion batteries and chargers are now in stock at Sager…

Samsung CEO to Resign

Samsung Electronics announced today Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon plans to resign as the company’s head of the Device Solutions Business and will not seek re-election as a member of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Board when his term ends in March, 2018. Vice Chairman Kwon will also resign as the Chief…

Premier Magnetics Replaces Discontinued Murata Line Filters

Premier Magnetics offers replacement components for more than 36 part numbers in the PLA10ANxxx and PLA10ASxxx EMIFIL series of AC line filters discontinued by Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. The expanded PMCU series of common mode line filters are a direct cross for Murata’s parts and are available from stock. Designed for switching power supply applications,…

Supply Chain Risks Worry OEMs Most: Here are the Top 20

Electronics OEMs count supply chain risks as the most troubling set of challenges their businesses face, ahead of global economic malaise and geo-political issues. Problems such as inaccurate forecasts, sourcing constraints, supplier consolidation, pricing fluctuations, inventory management problems and the negative effects of natural disasters on shipping, procurement and logistics top the list of operating…

SSD Market to Reach $60.2B by 2023

According to the new research report “Solid State Drive (SSD) Market by Form Factor (2.5″, 3.5″, M.2, U.2/SFF 8639, FHHL/HHHL), Interface (SATA, SAS, PCIe), Technology (SLC, MLC, TLC), End-user (Enterprise, Client, Industrial, Automotive), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2023”, published by MarketsandMarkets™ , the market is expected to be worth USD 26.47 Billion in 2017 and USD 60.22…

Qualcomm to Appeal Taiwan FTC Decision

Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced that the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) has reached a decision in the TFTC’s investigation, stating in a press release that certain of the Company’s business practices are in violation of Taiwanese competition law and imposing a fine of approximately $23.4 billion Taiwan dollars (approximately $773 million US dollars at…