Newark element14 Adds NECTOR M Power Connectors

Chicago, Ill. – Global electronics distributor Newark element14 today has added the NECTOR M power connectors from TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors, to its product portfolio. The NECTOR M power system’s “plug and play” design provides the construction industry with a flexible and efficient alternative to hard-wired electrical connections for commercial, industrial and architectural lighting installations, power distributions and more. The…

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TTI Earns Three Vishay Awards

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced a “clean sweep” of distributor awards from discrete semiconductor and passive components manufacturer, Vishay, covering the company’s performance in 2015.  Specialist distributor TTI was recognized as top performer in all three categories – Actives, Passives and Full Service – and becomes the first…

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ModusLink CIO to Share Advice on Maximizing Revenue Potential of IoT – Connected Devices in the Supply Chain

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE )–ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary ofModusLink Global Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), a global, omni-channel technology and fulfillment provider, today announced that it will be hosting a webinar on the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the supply chain and how companies can extract the most value from connected devices…

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Rambus to Acquire Memory Interconnect Business from Inphi

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Memory Interconnect Business from Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) for $90M in cash. The acquisition includes all assets of the Inphi Memory Interconnect Business including product inventory, customer contracts, supply chain agreements and intellectual property. The combined business further strengthens Rambus’…

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Tesla Crashes BMW-Mobileye-Intel Event

ronically, Tesla’s first fatal crash — involving a Tesla driver using his car’s auto-pilot mode — triggered one of the first questions asked at the BMW/Mobileye/Intel press conference Friday (July 1). The accident, revealed Thursday, June 30, and currently under investigation by U.S. auto-safety regulators, is likely to direct more scrutiny toward autonomous driving technology,…

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ISM: Brexit Impact “Negligible” on U.S. Manufacturing

Although presidential politics are coloring the perception of domestic manufacturing, U.S. factory production in June increased at the fastest pace in more than a year. The Institute for Supply Management’s leading index, the PMI, increased by 1.9 percent from May to reach 51.3 percent. Any number over 50 indicates the sector is growing. Although the…

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Mouser Intros Ecliptek 32.768kHz Crystals for IoT

Mouser Electronics is now shipping from stock Ecliptek’s ultra-miniature E3WS series of SMD tuning fork crystals. This new 32.768kHz crystal series includes a -40°C to +85°C extended operating temperature range and is now available for remote and portable real time clocking applications where space is extremely limited. Ideal for contactless technology and PoE lighting, this versatile watch crystal…

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Solid Growth Ahead for US Sensors Market

According to TechSci Research report, “United States Sensors Market By Type, By Application, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 – 2021’’, the sensors market in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% during 2016-2021, due to increasing number of users of smart devices, growing adoption of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) based micro-machine…

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