ChipEstimate.com Launches New Site

San Jose, Calif. — ChipEstimate.com announced today that it has launched its new portal, featuring easier access to semiconductor IP and related content. The new ChipEstimate.com features a simple yet intuitive interface where users have immediate access to IP content, including the latest semiconductor IP, white papers, blog posts, industry news, technical articles, and ChipEstimate.TV videos.…

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ISSI Samples 1Gbit DDR3 DRAM with ECC

Milpitas, Calif. — Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISSI), a leader in advanced memory solutions, today announced it has begun sampling production units of its new 1-gigabit (1Gbit) DDR3 DRAMs with ECC. The new product has an embedded Error Correcting Code (ECC), which detects and corrects bit errors on-the-fly. It requires no monitoring, nor intervention to…

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Arrow Electronics Buys UBM’s Technology Media Portfolio

Centennial, Colo.– Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the global internet media portfolio focused on technology and electronic design from UBM, including EE Times, EDN, ESM, Embedded, EBN, TechONline, and Datasheets.com. Arrow is a global leader in technology design, manufacturing support, and supply-chain services. Last year, Arrow…

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AVX Releases Medical Selector Guide

Fountain Inn, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new, interactive Medical Selector Guide that features industry-specific summary information about its portfolio of electronic components for Class I, II, and III medical devices, including: tantalum and ceramic capacitors, thin film products, connectors, EMI filters and feedthroughs, SAW filters,…

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Enable Supply Chain Security Through an Authentication Data Network

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security & Trust (HOST).  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of recycled, refurbished, or re-marked…

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IBM to Donate Cognitive Analytics/Learning

LAKE WALES, Fla.—Contributing cognitive computing resources to the open-source community within the year will be the ultimate end of IBM's recently release Spectrum Computing suite. Last year it opened its software-defined-storage environment called Spectrum Storage—used by Netflix and 100,000 other servers worldwide—to non-IBM storage hardware. Now it promises to follow-up with donating cognitive analytics and…

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TTI Inks Pact With Smiths Connectors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now offer customers across Europe Smiths Connectors’ world-renowned high reliability, high performance product range following a distribution deal between the two companies. The new agreement builds on a successful partnership between Smiths Connectors and TTI France, formerly Mateleco. The partnership will provide TTI the availability…

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Arrow’s Andy King: Building Customer Connections

Andy King has been president of Arrow Electronics Inc.’s global components business for a little over six months, half a year or two fiscal quarters. Calendar 2015 was a year the electronics distribution industry was happy to put in its rear-view mirror. According to the EPSNews Top 50 Distributors report, the North American franchised distribution industry grew…

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