Will Maps SNAFU Hurt Apple?

I have no intention of buying the iPhone 5, but I have been watching the map-app drama unfold. Aside from some unexpected humility from {complink 379|Apple Inc.}, does Tim Cook's apology matter? On the PR side, it matters a lot. Apple's reputation has taken a beating lately. Apple continues to be linked to worker-abuse reports…

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Cissoid and Future Ink Global Pact

MONT SAINT GUIBERT, BELGIUM — Cissoid, the leader in high-temperature semiconductor solutions and Future Electronics, the world-class distributor of semiconductors and electronic components announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement, which will enable Future to address the growing market of high-temperature and high-reliability electronics with Cissoid products. Future will distribute Cissoid integrated circuits…

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Help Wanted: A ‘PhD’ in DfE

The global electronics market is moving so rapidly that we often embrace an idea before we really understand what it is. Case in point: design for environment (DfE). You can get a definition for DfE from Wikipedia: Design for the Environment Program (DfE) is a United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) program, created in 1992,…

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