Mouser Offers BOM Management Tool

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its all-new Bill of Materials (BOM) Tool on its award-winning website Mouser.com. This innovative BOM Tool transforms customers’ imported bill of materials into an industry-leading part research and purchasing platform. Mouser’s new…

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What’s Good for Apple Is Good for Amazon

Asia's leading high-tech publication, DigiTimes, has reported that Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble have contracted with {complink 2125|Foxconn Electronics Inc.} to build upcoming versions of the Kindle Fire and Nook e-reader, respectively. Which brings us to the next logical question: will {complink 11480|Amazon.com Inc.} and B&N receive the same kind of pressure {complink 379|Apple Inc.}…

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Ferro Named COO at ST-Ericsson

GENEVA — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Carlo Ferro has accepted to focus on the turnaround of ST-Ericsson as chief operating officer of the company. “I have been working closely with Carlo in his role as ST's chief financial officer for the…

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Guidelines Aim to Reduce Distracted Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a series of proposed guidelines yesterday to minimize distracted driving. The guidelines, which are voluntary, encourage the manufacturers of cars, light trucks, and SUVs to simplify their communication and infotainment systems, so drivers won't need more than a few seconds to use a device. The proposals would…

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Byrne Fills New Global Accounts Role at AMD

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that industry veteran John Byrne has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Global Accounts. In this newly created position, Byrne will be responsible for ensuring AMD's worldwide sales organization effectively addresses customer needs by exceeding the expectations of AMD's largest multinational partners. He will…

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IEEE Announces EV Conference

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Advancing the adoption of electric vehicles and the power grid infrastructure needed to create more energy-efficient transportation systems will require developing and integrating diverse technologies, as well as adopting policies and standards needed to fully deploy these systems. To serve as a catalyst, the world’s leading technical professional association – IEEE –…

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