Intel to Acquire Deep Learning Nervana

LAKE WALES, Fla.—Intel will announce its intention to acquire Nervana Systems at its Intel Developer Forum next week (IDF 2016, San Francisco, Calif., August 16-to-18)—a bid to obsolete the graphics processor unit (GPU) for deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Intel dominates the high-performance computing (HPC) market, but Nvidia has made significant inroads into deep…

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NEC Joins Forces with Leading Technology Distributor Info X

August 11, 2016 10:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE )–NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced that it has enhanced and strengthened its channel with the addition of Randolph, New Jersey-based Info X Distribution, a leading global distributor of storage…

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GetWireless adds Nextivity Cel-Fi PRO and Cel-Fi DUO+ Smart Signal Boosters to Product Portfolio

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. , Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GetWireless has added the Nextivity family of products to complement its comprehensive offering of cellular solutions for value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors and OEMs. Nextivity has named GetWireless as a master distributor for North America . GetWireless now has the largest inventory of Cel-Fi Smart Signal Boosters®…

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RS Components Adds New Logic Controllers

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of high-quality own-brand products with the RS Pro range of logic controllers, which offer affordable basic control for applications such as packaging machines, light control, home automation and filling systems. Intelligent and communicative devices such as logic controllers…

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Mobility Devices Market to Reach $14.6B by 2024

Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled, “Personal Mobility Devices Market: (Device Type: Medical Mobility Aids and Ambulatory Devices – Wheelchairs, Mobility Scooters, Canes, Crutches, and Walkers; Medical Furniture and Bathroom Safety Products – Patient Lifts, Stair Lifts, Medical Beds, Bars and Railings, and Commodes and Showers) – Global Industry Analysis, Size,…

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Cypress Names New CEO

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Hassane El-Khoury has been named its president, chief executive officer, and a member of its board of directors, and that Ray Bingham’s current role as chairman of the board has been expanded to executive chairman, providing him with a day-to-day role in support of the CEO focused…

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Avnet Will Likely Appoint Amelio Substantive CEO

Avnet Inc. will most likely within the next few months approve the appointment of William Amelio as its substantive CEO, dissipating the cloud of uncertainty at the apex of the electronics component distributor and high-tech systems integrator. Amelio was recently named interim CEO of the company following the departure of Rick Hamada, a 30-years-plus employee…

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