Abracon Launches New Website

Abracon, LLC (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, timing, synchronization, RF, connectivity, and power component solutions is proud to announce the launch of the new Abracon.com website. The new website reflects our position as a leading supplier of electronic component solutions and clearly defines our commitment to supporting our global design communities. The…

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Semiconductor Spending Hits Five-Year High in 2017

Global semiconductor spending reached a five-year high in 2017, up 17 percent from last year, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Industry watchers agree the increase in OEM spending was significantly impacted by the supply shortage and higher prices of memory devices, particularly DRAM and NAND flash, together with strong demand from data…

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Continental, Nvidia Partner on AI for Self-Driving Cars

Technology company Continental and NVIDIA announced today a partnership to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ platform, with a planned market introduction in 2021 for Level 3 features. The partnership enables the development of AI computer systems scaling from automated Level 2 features to full Level 5 self-driving capabilities,…

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Avnet’s Next Test: Avoiding the Serial Restructuring Trap

Avnet Inc. Is mending. It is not hale and hearty yet, though, and as it revels in recent financial wins, the distributor confronts a new challenge: shaking off the impression that it has fallen into an inescapable restructuring corkscrew. The perception that Avnet is perennially retooling operations clashes hard with the image that CEO William…

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IDT, Premier Farnell Ink Distribution Agreement

Premier Farnell announced a distribution agreement for the worldwide distribution of IDT’s RF, timing, memory interface, real-time interconnect, optical interconnect, wireless power and sensing solutions through all of the Premier Farnell companies. Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) together with Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, today announced a partnership agreement for the worldwide distribution of…

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Symmetry Signs Distribution Deal with RECOM Power

Global semiconductor distributor, Symmetry Electronics, announced today the company has signed a franchise agreement with RECOM Power to promote the full line of RECOM power supply modules. RECOM Power’s innovative AC/DC, DC/DC converters, switching regulators, and LED driver modules help customers accelerate their product to market by simplifying the development process of highly efficient power…

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