Toshiba Sues SK Hynix

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has brought a civil suit against Korea’s SK Hynix Inc. at the Tokyo District Court, under Japan’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act. The suit seeks damages for the wrongful acquisition and use of Toshiba’s proprietary technical information related to NAND flash memory, which Toshiba pioneered in 1987 and now…

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Planning the Internet of Things’ Supply Chain

Sensor-filled wristbands feeding personal tracking and health data up to the cloud. Smartphone-connected toothbrushes. Bluetooth-enabled scales. Lighting systems controlled with apps on tablets. Garbage containers that relay messages to city planners who can optimize trash collection services. Cars that talk to other cars and sense ways to avoid accidents. The face of mobile devices and…

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HoodTech Names New Exec

HoodTech Vision (www.hoodtechvision.com), leading manufacturer of low size, weight, and power (low SWaP) stabilized imaging systems for small manned and unmanned systems, announces that Mark S. Long has joined the company as the new Director of Business Development.  With seven years of prior experience in Program Management of unmanned aircraft systems’ operations at Insitu, Inc.,…

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Newark element14 Offers Atmel Kit

Newark element14 and Atmel today announced the launch of Atmel’s new SAMA5D3 Xplained evaluation kit, a low-cost fast prototyping and evaluation platform for microprocessor-based design. The board, which is based on Atmel’s SAMA5D3 ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor-based MPU, comes with a rich set of ready-to-use connectivity and storage peripherals, along with Arduino shield-compatible expansion headers for…

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SemiGen Launches Design & Assembly Services

SemiGen, Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, is announcing their full-service, high-quality, RF/Microwave design and automated assembly services as a viable option for companies looking to reduce assembly cost while keeping their production domestic. SemiGen provides expertise and experience in the manufacturing of RF, microwave,…

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Excelpoint To Distribute Spansion In Asia

Main board listed Excelpoint Technology Ltd (“Excelpoint” or the “Group”) today announced that it will be distributing Spansion’s products in both the North East Asian (Hong Kong and China) and South East Asian markets. Spansion is a global leader in embedded systems solutions. Spansion’s flash memory, microcontrollers, analog and mixed-signal products drive the development of…

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Element14 & TE Connectivity Launch Microsite

Element14 has engaged with TE Connectivity (TE) to offer the most comprehensive component solutions for innovative I/O communication applications including data communication/telecommunications, industrial communication/automation and control, personal computer/handheld devices, and instrumentation. element14’s broad portfolio of TE I/O interconnect products, from high-speed data transfer to rugged industrial communications, help solve size and data rate challenges of…

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