Ericsson Looks East As Western Rivals Merge

With customers merging and capital expenditure budgets shrinking in North America and Europe, Ericsson AB is shifting more marketing resources to Asia where the mobile and networking equipment OEM is hoping to benefit from a surge in infrastructure spending by governments and private communication services enterprises. The company aims to keep up a vibrant presence…

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City Streets Get LED Smart

Cities around the globe are expected to invest $64 billion in LED and smart streetlights by 2025, according to new research from the Northeast Group, LLC. This will translate into 84 percent of the world’s streetlights using LEDs with 37 percent of them networked or smart. Earlier this year, President Obama announced the Presidential Challenge…

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China Continues Solar PV Domination

It not news that China – largely out of necessity—has set ambitious goals for solar installations in is nation.  China’s commitment to reducing pollution is now part of the public record. Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers, at the same time, grew combined market share slightly last year, from 48 percent in 2013 to 49 percent…

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Element14 Stocks Kemet P278 & P295

Element14 has announced it is now stocking two new high-performance metalized impregnated paper series film capacitors from KEMET: the P278, Class X1, 480 VAC and the P295, Class Y1, 500 VAC Used primarily for electronic design engineers, these paper capacitors are the best EMI capacitors in terms of safety, reliability, overvoltage and transient handling, self-healing…

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Mouser Aims for the Moon

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara launched a new Empowering Innovation Challenge as part of the Empowering Innovation Together™ program that explores the topic of Space Exploration. This challenge, now underway, partners with Astrobotic’s upcoming commercial mission to the Moon. The grand…

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Introducing Amazon Business: Everything You Love About Amazon, For Your Business

Seattle – (BUSINESS WIRE) – (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon Business (www.amazon.com/business), a new marketplace on Amazon.com that combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to businesses. Amazon Business provides easy access to hundreds of…

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u-blox Joins CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium

Thalwil, Switzerland – u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, has become a member of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium. The industrial-driven consortium is dedicated to the development and deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS). As their ultimate goal is to improve road traffic safety and efficiency, the Consortium…

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In D.C., Electronics Industry Leaders Urge Full Funding of Advanced Manufacturing Institutes

Bannockburn, IL — Top executives from leading electronics companies across the United States are calling on Congress to provide robust funding for the new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), as they gather in Washington, D.C. for IMPACT 2015: IPC on Capitol Hill. The senior executives – all members of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics…

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