Distribution: More M&A on the Way

The stage is set for a new round of consolidation in the electronics components distribution market. Though still suffering from the effects of margin pressures, supplier and customer consolidation, commoditization and an almost morbid obsession with design engineers, distributors are about to embark upon the latest in a string of M&A actions that will improve…

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Integrated Vehicle Tracking & Route Planning Delivers Big Benefits

Integrating vehicle tracking and route planning software can provide significant business benefits which cannot be achieved by simply using the two systems alongside each other. Once integrated, you will be able to compare planned activity with what is actually happening in real-time, allowing you or your transportation team to quickly identify discrepancies between the two.…

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AI Attracts Embedded Chip Veteran

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A veteran semiconductor executive launched a company to serve machine-learning startups that target embedded systems. He is already tracking more than 200 companies jumping into the fray that technology web giants such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook see as strategic. “There’s a gold rush of ideas and market applications … it’s…

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