Intel/Qualcomm: The Last Big Move

The glorious, storied semiconductor industry has many more moves to play. But for the foreseeable future yesterday’s news about the new Broadcom reminds us that everyone is playing one big game of consolidation. In that game there is one last really big move. A combination of Intel and Qualcomm could be the last of the…

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Electronics Companies Go Green; ITAD and the Environment

In today’s age, it’s hard to deny the impact humans are having on the environment. It’s nearly impossible to refute the evidence of climate change. Being socially aware and responsible is no longer the work of scientists and environmental groups, but rather a growing expectation for both individuals and companies. There is a difference between…

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TTI Awards KEMET

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of electronics components, is proud to announce that it has been awarded TTI’s Global Operations Excellence Award. In its fourth year, the Global Operations Excellence Award recognizes the supplier who earns the supplier excellence award in all three TTI regions – Americas, Europe and Asia, and who scores…

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Mouser Stocks Infineon Magnetic Angle Sensors

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the TLE5012B GMR-Based Angle Sensors from Infineon Technologies. Based on an integrated Giant Magneto Resistive (iGMR) technology, the TLE5012B series combines magneto resistive sensing elements with integrated circuits all in one chip. These magnetic angle sensors offer high angular accuracy…

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element14 Kicks Off IoT Vertical Farming Challenge

Chicago, Ill. – element14, the world’s largest electronic design community, announces today the launch of its latest design competition – the Vertical Farming Challenge. Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the…

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Brite, CEVA, SMIC Partner on IoT ASIC Design

Shangai — Brite Semiconductor, an emerging ASIC design services firm headquartered in Shanghai, China, announced today the collaborative development of a design platform roadmap with key industry partners, including Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”). The platform is designed to support Internet-of-Things (“IoT”) IC’s addressing the China market’s emerging needs for smart devices, wirelessly-connected to Cloud infrastructure. Brite is…

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Artesyn Launches Japanese, Korean and Chinese Websites

Tempe, Ariz. – Artesyn Embedded Technologies today launched new websites in Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese to make it easier for customers to find the appropriate power conversion or embedded computing solution to fit their needs in their own language. Visitors to the company’s main website at www.artesyn.com will now be able to select their preferred language then navigate,…

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Tantalum Caps: Compelling for Designers

Tantalum capacitors tick design engineers' boxes; they offer high values of capacitance within small dimensions, which is a frequent requirement in equipment from smartphones to supercomputers. They are also chosen for their low noise, high temperature capability, self-healing, and excellent stability over time. Manganese dioxide (MnO2 ) types can operate up to 175°C or 200°C,…

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ThomasNet & ISM Celebrate the Supply Chain Industry’s Future Leaders

From Katy Conrad Maynor, who helped develop a regional sourcing strategy for Shell Oil's business-to-business products, to Matthew Bauer, who was instrumental in bringing reverse auctions to public agencies in Arizona, today's youngest supply chain professionals are making an exceptional impact right from the start. To celebrate emerging leaders like them, ThomasNet.com and Institute for…

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