Why Scrapping TPP is a Bad Idea

U.S. companies will likely be hurt—rather than helped—by President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to nullify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), trade and freight experts say. While U.S. manufacturers may find it easier to compete domestically, cancelling the TPP will make it harder to export to some of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. “You could call…

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Mouser Supplies TI MSP432 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is stocking the MSP432 mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). Recently released into production, the TI MSP432 microcontroller family delivers a best-in-class ULPBench™ score of 167.4 and draws as little as 850nA in standby mode…

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Watson IDs Heart Disease

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Watson has identified cases of heat disease previously undiagnosed by human inspection of ultra-sonic imaging, clinical tests and case notes, according to IBM at the Conference on Medical Image Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI, Athens, Greece). As a result, IBM is offering five new Watson modules to doctors aimed at improving the…

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IoT to Drive Growth Opportunities for Sensors

Sensors are experiencing large-scale deployment in diverse end-user applications across verticals in standalone, integrated, combined, embedded and, more recently, wearable and ingestibles. Sensors are transforming to be highly intelligent with analytical and decision-making capability at the edge. Driven by the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, sensors form the cornerstone of Industry/Manufacturing 4.0, an integrated approach to remote connectivity…

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US Fiber-Optic Cable Industry to Reach $2.4B in 2016

The Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing industry shored up connections over the past five years, with revenue anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 3.1% to $2.4 billion in 2016. During the period, the industry benefited from a rise in demand for fiber-optic networks and fiber-optic cable. For the full report, visit IBISWorld’s Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing in the U.S. industry…

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Quantum Materials Ships Quantum Dot Sample Sets

Leading North American quantum dot manufacturer Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM) (Quantum) today announced that it is shipping high performance red and green cadmium-free quantum dot sample sets to display film manufacturers. Cadmium-free quantum dots are an eco-friendly material that enables energy efficient, ultra-bright displays with a significantly expanded color gamut at a lower cost than competing technologies.…

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Future Electronics Adding Suppliers on Growth Spurt

Future Electronics Inc. has been adding to its roster of component suppliers and expanding franchise distribution contracts with existing vendors on rising demand for the services of the global distributor and as the electronics industry prepares for what forecasters see as a renewed burst of growth in several market sectors. After several years of slow…

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