Murata’s Playbook: Smartphones, Auto, Battery

KYOTO — Forget all those storied but stodgy consumer electronics companies like Sony and Panasonic. And today’s embattled Japanese semiconductor vendors… Renesas, Socionext? Forget about them, too. The new hope for Japan’s electronics industry is component suppliers who started out making lowly components: ceramic condensers, SAW filters, switches, inductors, etc. Among these upstarts, Murata Manufacturing…

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Russia Scam Spotlights Technology Export Control

It reads like a spy novel. A dual U.S.-Russian citizen admitted to operating as an unauthorized agent of the Russian government and exporting leading-edge semiconductors for use by Russia’s military, Reuters reported. Alexander Fishenko, founder of Arc Electronics Inc., was among 11 people charged in 2012 in connection with what authorities said was an elaborate…

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Mouser, Torex Sign Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Torex Semiconductor, a leading provider of CMOS power management ICs targeted toward battery-powered and energy-efficient applications. Torex Semiconductor offers a wide selection of products that are optimized to meet the ultra-small size requirements of modern…

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ClearStory Speeds CPG, Retail and Brand Analytics to Boost Top-Line Growth With Automated Analytics That Blend Disparate Data Sources Into Self-Service Insights

MENLO PARK, CA–(Marketwired – Aug 9, 2016) – ClearStory Data, the company bringing business-oriented Analytics and Data Intelligence to everyone through fast-cycle, disparate data analysis, today announced faster, more meaningful brand analytics insights for consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail organizations via its automated, Intelligent Data Harmonization™ capabilities and Interactive, Collaborative StoryBoards™. With ClearStory, organizations…

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