Fairchild Announces Organizational Changes

Fairchild (Nasdaq:FCS), a leading global supplier of power semiconductors, announced management changes that streamline the company’s reporting structure. Fairchild has attracted the top talent in the industry to build an outstanding operations leadership team. Today the company announced that this team will report directly to Mark Thompson, Fairchild’s chairman and CEO. Mr. Thompson will also…

element14 Wins Digital Impact Award

Chicago, Ill. – element14, the world’s largest online community for electronic design engineers and hobbyists, was named a silver winner in Best Community Development at the 2014 Digital Impact Awards in London. The annual event recognizes the world’s best corporate digital strategy and marketing campaigns, and element14 earned top honors for supporting its global electronics distribution business via…

Trends to Watch in the $738B Information Industry

Burlingame, Calif. — The quest to create and monetize human data, combined with the proliferation of machine intelligence and devices that sense, track and measure, is presenting unprecedented opportunities and threats to the $738 billion information industry, according to Outsell, Inc. The research and advisory firm released its 2015 Information Industry Outlook Report, “Sensored World, Sensible Choices,” to…

China’s Memory Consumption Reaches 20%

China’s appetite for electronics continues to grow in spite of some recent softness in its manufacturing sector. As of this year, nearly 4.789 billion DRAM chips and 3.518 billion NAND Flash chips from the 2Gb category have been consumed in China, accounting for 19.2 percent and 20.6 percent, respectively, of the world’s total DRAM and…

TTI Has FCI Minitek Pwr

FCI’s new cost-effective Minitek Pwr 3.0 and Minitek Pwr 4.2 wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connectors can now be ordered from TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Minitek Pwr 3.0 connectors are designed for power applications with a current rating of up to 5A per circuit. They are available…