Industrial Internet Reference Architecture Released

As “cool” as smart homes may be, the success of the Internet of Things (IoT) may rely more on industrial applications.  In the electronics industry, consumer products have a relatively short lifecycle while the industrial market boasts long equipment lifespans and stability. How quickly either market will ramp up, however, depends largely on the ability…

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Marschner Awards Rutronik

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH was able to achieve the highest sales increase within the distribution network of Marschner transformer specialists in 2014. For this, Rutronik was honored with the “Best Distributor” Award 2014. Not only was Rutronik awarded for the highest increase in sales, but also for its long-term, close collaboration. “Over the last few…

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Mouser Stocking Fairchild FUSB300C

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the FUSB300C Programmable USB Type-C Controller from Fairchild Semiconductor. This thin client solution detects attachment and orientation to USB Type-C devices with software flexibility that provides support for multiple platforms. The Fairchild FUSB300C Programmable USB Type-C Controller, now…

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Logistics Don’t Always Deliver Joy

When was the last time you paid for shipping? Some would have to think a while for the answer because so many of us select the “free shipping” options available for online orders.  In truth, though, shipping services are never really free. Their cost can be quite significant, particularly for businesses that that operate in…

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Foreign Exchange: A Mixed Bag for Electronics

The industry is nearly half way through 2015 and it has been a mixed bag of market sentiment for the wider semiconductor and electronics industry. At a macro level, there is significant optimism mid- and long-term for volume and revenue growth. This growth optimism is due to the anticipated rise of the Internet of Things…

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Coupa Announces Supplier Information Management Early Access Program

San Francisco — Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud spend management solutions, today announced its plans to make collecting and managing supplier data faster, easier, and less expensive than is currently possible with legacy solutions while improving compliance, data quality, and supplier participation. Coupa's Supplier Information Management (SIM) application is expected to be generally…

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Reverse Logistics and Consumer Electronics: A Booming Business

When is the last time you sat in a waiting room or on a bus without people staring down into their phones or tablets? Do you remember your first, or second, or third television, radio, computer, or phone? Can you recall how you disposed of them? The Consumer Electronics world is exploding. It’s growing, and…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Experts to Address IoT and Embedded Linux Development Opportunities at Freescale Technology Forum

Phoenix—Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced that four Avnet technical experts will be among the featured presenters at the Freescale Technology Forum, June 22-25, 2015, at the J.W. Marriott, Austin, Texas. Avnet software enablement engineers Chris Young and Des Howlett will lead a four-hour, hands-on workshop on Embedded Linux…

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