Sager Power Systems Releases Industrial/ITE Catalog

Middleborough, Mass. –Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today unveiled a 488-page Industrial/ITE catalog for 2016-2017 from its specialized group, Sager Power Systems. Featuring sixteen world-class power supply manufacturers, the comprehensive catalog introduces design engineers to 123 of the newest or soon-to-released product families for the industrial and…

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Samsung Expands Recall of Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Washington – Recall Summary Name of Product: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones Hazard: The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers. Remedy: Refund, Replace Consumers should immediately stop using and power down all Galaxy Note7 devices, including Note7 devices received as replacements in the previous…

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SMIC to Build New 12-Inch Wafer Fab in Shanghai

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, today held the groundbreaking ceremony of a new 12-inch wafer fab inShanghai to meet SMIC Shanghai’s increasing production and development needs. China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)…

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IoT Startup Taps Blockchain

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A startup is now in trials with a novel design for Internet of Things nodes targeting industrial uses. Filament wrote its own mesh networking protocol to significantly expand the range of LoRa networks and tapped the Bitcoin blockchain as part of its approach to security. The company started four years ago…

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