Powerbox Joins PSMA

Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leading force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, has announced its membership to the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). In this fast changing world, the power supply industry has had to become very dynamic, a situation requiring high levels of collaboration…

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Alexa, Rivals Speak to OEMs

SAN JOSE, Calif. – New silicon and services are on the way to expand the emerging field of ambient computing Amazon pioneered with Alexa. New options may arrive this year from Google, Microsoft, Intel and perhaps Apple for devices with built-in voice interfaces linked to cloud services. In a sign of how fast the field…

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Trade Tech Announces New Portal AES Filing Capabilities

ISSAQUAH, Wash. – Trade Tech, a global leader in cloud-based solutions for the international shipping and logistics industry, announces a new update to its centralized cloud-based portal, Syrinx e-Shipping Portal (Syrinx), which enables exporters to electronically submit Automated Export System (AES) filings. Syrinx provides a significant increase in productivity by providing the user with an easy-to-use interface…

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Avnet Strengthens UltraZed Design Ecosystem with UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card and Reference Platforms

PHOENIX—Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, continues to demonstrate industry-leading commitment to facilitating customers’ introduction of differentiated embedded systems with the release today of the UltraZed ™ PCIe Carrier Card and associated reference designs. The UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card is a high-performance platform that speeds prototyping and development of next-generation embedded system-on-module (SOM)…

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Former Globalfoundries CEO to Lead SEMI Trade Group

SAN FRANCISCO—Ajit Manocha, formerly CEO of Globalfoundries Inc., has been named president and CEO of semiconductor equipment and materials vendor trade group SEMI, effective March 1. Manocha will succeed Denny McGuirk, who is retiring. McGuirk announced his intention to retire last October. Manocha, a 35-year semiconductor industry veteran, was first appointed interim CEO of Globalfoundries…

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