Mouser, Particle Ink Distribution Deal

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a global distribution agreement with Particle, a prototype-to-production platform for Internet of Things (IoT) products. With Particle’s hardware development kits and connectivity modules, people from all skill levels — from new makers to engineering experts — can build IoT products and connect them to the web via Particle Cloud. After connecting a device,…

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Having Your Voice in the PCB Quality Meeting

The IPC does an excellent job of establishing acceptability standards for PCBs and assemblies. We have sent several employees to the training and then used those technicians to train others inside our operation. A really important part of the PCB industry infrastructure…especially for the lawyers. Let’s dig deeper than the differences between Terrible (Class1) ,…

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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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