Freescale Kits Available at Mouser

MANSFIELD, TX — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking a broad range of Freescale Semiconductor i.MX 6 Application Processors, based on the ARM® Cortex™-A9 architecture, and several i.MX 6 development kits. The Freescale i.MX 6 series of applications processors unleashes a scalable multicore platform that includes single-, dual- and quad-core families based on the ARM…

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New Package Options At Richardson RFPD

LA FOX, IL — Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for new package options on an RF power LDMOS transistor from Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (Freescale). The MRFE6VS25 is an RF power transistor designed for both narrowband and broadband industrial, scientific and medical (ISM), broadcast, and aerospace applications operating at…

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E-Waste: Not Easy at All

As I was waiting in line at a retailer last month to pick up a new laptop and tablet, I noticed a number of people standing around dollies loaded with old, dusty CRT TVs. They waited patiently — even longer than I waited for my new electronics. Since I did not see any notices of…

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Harnessing Information

In an EBN Weekly newsletter last month Barbara Jorgensen highlighted the phrase “unsung heroes of the supply chain” and noted its use in various past EBN communications. That got me thinking about the individuals who routinely go above and beyond to make today's global supply chain work. They jump through hoops, soar over obstacles, find…

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How Patent Trolls Stifle Innovation

The latest figures on lawsuits filed by patent assertion entities (PAEs) reveal a frightening trend that suggests this activity will remain a threat to American high-tech innovation and competition in 2013. In the first 11 months of 2012, PAEs initiated 61 percent of US patent lawsuits, after initiating 45 percent of them in 2011 and…

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