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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…

Symmetry Partners With Sapphire

Symmetry Electronics is pleased to announce a distribution partnership with SAPPHIRE Technology, a leading global supplier of graphics products, mainboards, and embedded solutions. SAPPHIRE’s newly announced Embedded Systems Business Unit is designing and delivering systems for intensive graphics and small format computing in numerous applications. SAPPHIRE’s new 4×4 platform, powered by the AMD G-Series eKabini…

Toolcraft Achieves Additional Certification

Toolcraft maintains high standards of quality assurance and environmental protection. This is documented by several certifications and awards. Since March 2014 the company also meets the standard of EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012. The certificate attests Toolcraft an extensive quality management system for manufacturing surgical tools according to customer specification. High demands in medical technology…

RFMW Supports PE43705

RFMW , Ltd. announces design and sales support for the PE43705, a 7-bit, 31.75dB digital step attenuator from Peregrine Semiconductor. The PE43705 offers an extremely wide operational frequency range of 50MHz to 8GHz. Internal circuitry manages unequal ON/OFF switch times providing a “glitch safe” design by eliminating the unknown attenuation issue that plagues other DSAs.…

IPC Names New CFO

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces that Tom Sandman has joined the IPC staff as chief financial officer (CFO). As CFO, Sandman is responsible for leading IPC’s global financial operations and staff. With more than 25 years of experience in finance and financial management, Sandman most recently served as interim controller and consultant to CFO…

TUV Rheinland Offers REACH Registration

TÜV Rheinland offers REACH registration services in the U.S. for companies looking to export their products to the European Union (EU). Manufacturers in the following industries must comply with REACH: chemicals, plastics, petroleum, drapery and leather, cosmetics, food, printing, furniture, sports equipment, toys, electrical, mechanical, optics and engine and plant production, to name a few.…