6 Common Myths About the Global Supply Chain

It should come as no surprise that supply chain is a determinant of business success. In today's digitally driven marketplace, almost nothing moves without the supply chain. Thanks to the industrial internet of things, the cloud, the smart factory and other trending technologies, businesses face increasing complexity in their supply chain. Keeping up with the…

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Mouser Stocks Thingy:52 IoT Sensor Dev Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the Thingy:52™ IoT sensor development kit from Nordic Semiconductor. Thingy:52 is a compact, easy-to-use development platform designed to help engineers collect environmental data and build Internet of Things (IoT) prototypes and demos, without the need to build hardware or write firmware from scratch. Nordic…

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ST Launches Partner Program

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has strengthened its ecosystem through a Partner Program that connects customers with qualified technical specialists capable of strategically supporting their projects. The new ST Partner Program helps customers’ design teams access extra skills, products, and services to aid engineering development…

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TTI Launches New Website

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced the release of its new www.ttieurope.com website. The site is the latest TTI web property to undergo enhancement and conversion onto TTI’s new Web Content Management platform, following TTI Global, www.ttii.com, TTI Americas, www.ttiinc.com, TTI Asia, www.ttiasia.com, and TTI Israel, www.ttiisrael.com. The new www.ttieurope.com site was built with the latest technologies including…

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IC Insights semiconductor capital spending forecast

DRAM, Flash Memory Demand Boosts Capital Spending

Strong demand and rising prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory is driving capital expenditure budgets in 2017. Semiconductor capital spending is forecast to grow between 10 to 20 percent this year. Although memory device manufacturers are investing in both production capacity as well as technology migrations, tight supply of DRAM and NAND flash is…

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Oracle IoT Cloud Expanded with AI & Digital Features

Today, Oracle announced that it has enhanced its’ Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Applications offering with built in built-in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to support digital twin and digital thread capabilities for supply chain management  “IoT holds the potential to transform today’s siloed operations into a modern, interconnected, digital set of workflows…

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Chinese Firm to Buy Stake in US-Based Calient Technologies

CALIENT Technologies, Inc., the global leader for Optical Switching technology, today said it has entered into an agreement with Suzhou Chunxing Precision Mechanical Co., Ltd., who will buy a controlling stake in the company and also provide manufacturing services to help the company scale its growth. CALIENT’s S-Series Optical Circuit Switches are gaining customer acceptance…

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Digi-Key Ships TinyCircuits Portfolio of Small Open Source Electronics

TinyCircuits’ selection of small-size open source electronics, including the TinyDuino, is available for immediate shipment worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, thanks to a new distribution agreement between the two companies. TinyCircuits are used by thousands of people in over sixty countries worldwide to create a variety of projects, from Makers creating projects…

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