Are EVs Safer Than Gas-Powered Cars?

The other day I heard someone on TV make a casual remark, claiming that battery-only electric vehicles (EVs) were inherently safer than conventional internal-combustion vehicles because, “you know, they don't have any gasoline or nasty stuff like that.” (He apparently wasn't referring to crash-worthiness, only “static” safety.) That thought made me wonder: Is it really…

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Kewill Releases Transportation & Logistics Platform

Kewill, Inc., a leading provider of multimodal transportation and logistics management solutions for seamless supply chain execution, today announced the release of Kewill MOVE™, a complete, comprehensive platform for managing the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance. The Kewill MOVE platform provides users with a multimodal transportation solution that supports the key business processes…

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Chip Foundry SMIC Adds eNVM Platform

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced the availability of its diversifying eNVM (embedded Non-Volatile Memory) platform to provide highly differentiated technologies that address customer needs in low cost, low power, high performance, and high reliability for their product competitiveness. SMIC’s comprehensive eNVM platform…

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Seminar & Resources for RoHS2 Compliance

With revenues and reputations at stake, manufacturers, importers and distributors of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are focussed on minimizing the risk of having product sales in Europe stopped and/or products recalled due to non-compliance with requirements in the RoHS2 Directive. To help US manufacturers navigate the regulatory requirements, SGS (www.sgs.com), the global leader in…

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Make Partner Incentive Programs Pay

Communications and high-tech companies rely heavily on incentives, promotions, rebates, and other pricing mechanisms to shape demand, drive channel partner loyalty, and gain market share. Creating these plans is fairly easy. However, measuring and interpreting incentive performance is a whole different ballgame. Few companies own all of the tools or examine all the metrics necessary…

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Arrow to Distribute ShiraTech SOMs

Arrow Electronics Inc. has entered into a North America distribution agreement with ShiraTech, a provider of ARM-based system-on-modules (SoMs) that are complete embedded computers built on a single board. In conjunction with ShiraTech, Arrow developed the AT-501 SoM, utilizing an Atmel SAMA5D3 ARM CortexTM-A5-based Microprocessor. This combines high performance and low power consumption, with a…

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SIA Lauds Helium Supply Law

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today commended members of the U.S. Senate for approving bipartisan legislation to secure the supply of helium, a gas that is essential for semiconductor manufacturing and other types of advanced manufacturing, as well as scientific research. The Senate today passed the Senate…

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