security, chip, supply chain

What the EU’s Data Privacy Rule Means for the Supply Chain

Electronics supply chain professionals have more questions than answers when it comes to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The rule, which protects EU citizens from privacy and data breaches, is viewed as a b2c initiative rather than b2b. However, one expert warns that manufacturers and the supply chain should prepare for GDPR…

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3 Ways Amazon Going Brick-&-Mortar Changes After-Sales Service

As you know, Amazon recently finalized its $13.7 billion acquisition of grocery giant Whole Foods, marking the company’s long-anticipated leap into brick-and-mortar. The deal has caused retailers in the $800 billion grocery industry to wonder what this means for their current and future go-to-market strategies. But grocers aren’t the only people who should be paying attention to…

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Mouser Signs Distribution Deal with LinkSprite

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement with LinkSprite, designers and producers of hardware, firmware, and apps focused on home automation, health care, and The LinkSprite product line available from Mouser Electronics features a series of boards…

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Richardson RFPD Intros New Maxwell Ultracapacitor Module

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new ultracapacitor module from Maxwell Technologies. The BMOD0189P051B2A 51 V module is based on Maxwell’s leading 48 V module platform and includes the benefits of DuraBlue™ Advanced Shock and Vibration Technology, which combines Maxwell’s unique and patented dry electrode formulation and manufacturing process with…

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Magnetic Field Sensor Market to Reach $5.4B by 2023

According to the new market research report “Magnetic Field Sensor Market by Type (Hall Effect, Magnetoresistive (AMR, GMR, TMR), SQUID, Fluxgate)), Range (<1 Microgauss, 1 Microgauss-10 Gauss, and >10 Gauss), Application, End-User Industry, Geography – Global Forecast to 2023”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the overall market is expected to be valued at USD 5.37 Billion by 2023, growing at…

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Dell Technologies Unveils New IoT Strategy, Division and Solutions

Dell Technologies today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. Today’s announcement underscores Dell Technologies commitment to helping customers realize their digital future by safely navigating the complex and often fragmented IoT landscape. IoT, a New…

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China RoHS 2 Update

This summer, at the end of July, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) proposed a draft “catalog” of “Electrical and Electronic Products” (EEPs) that would be subject to substance restrictions under the current “China RoHS 2” regulation (AKA Management Methods for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic…

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