Newark element14: A Decade of Change

Tom Hudak’s resignation as president of Chicago-based Newark element14 this week underscores several major management and branding changes at the distributor over the past decade. Since 2003, the North American distribution business of UK-based Premier Farnell plc has had five presidents and two brands, changing from Newark Electronics to NewarkInOne and now Newark element14. While management…

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IBM Deepens Partnership With Chip Designers

IBM Corp. has announced that it will offer a new cloud service for companies looking to design chips for electronic products such as mobile phones, wearable devices and Internet of Things (IoT) systems. Dubbed the IBM High Performance Services for Electronic Design Automation, IBM executives said the company has partnered with SiCAD, Inc., a silicon…

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Chip Stacks at 30,000 Feet

I’m enjoying a down day in a cool, rainy Brussels awaiting the start tomorrow of Imec’s annual ITF event where I’ll hear an update about extreme ultraviolet lithography, the semiconductor roadmap and more. The horizon is looking a bit brighter given a recent prediction from Handel Jones that cost per gate will decline again at…

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TTI Has FCI Minitek Pwr Hybrid

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks FCI’s Minitek Pwr Hybrid 3.0mm and 4.2mm connectors in Europe. Compared with traditional power connectors, the new Hybrid series benefits from an improved and flexible modular design. This ensures that the number and placement of power and signal contacts…

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Mouser Stocks Award-Winning Sensors

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it is stocking several award-winning technologies recently recognized at this year’s Sensors Expo. Sensors Magazine announced the winners of the 2015 “Best of Sensors Expo” Awards at the Sensors Expo & Conference, held June 9 – 11 at the Long Beach…

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