Apple Car: Drive Different

Apple plans to enter the automotive industry. According to Bloomberg, Apple aims to start selling cars in 2020. The company is said to have hundreds of people working to develop a car, many of whom have deep automotive engineering expertise. The company also has reportedly made aggressive hiring offers to employees at Tesla Motors. Apple…

Details

Mouser Launches Robotics Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced their new Robotics Technology site. Mouser’s new technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in robotics technologies, and the newest components from Mouser Electronics for building robotics systems. The new Robotics Technology site, available on Mouser.com, contains valuable information for developers interested…

Details

U.S. Manufacturing Facing a Worker Shortage

Opponents of offshore manufacturing and immigration reform point to U.S. job losses as the main effect of these actions. Yet two studies released this week conclude the U.S. manufacturing industry is facing a drastic shortage of talent. The U.S. will require nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs over the next decade, and 2 million of those jobs are…

Details

Customers Are Online. If You Aren’t, You Are at a Disadvantage

Buyers online. They are conducting research and gathering information so that they can make a purchase. Will your company show up when the buyer conducts an online search? If your company doesn’t rank on the first page of the search engine results it is unlikely that your company will be found by the buyer. (Page…

Details

Mouser Stocking ADuCRF101

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the ADuCRF101 Precision Analog Microcontroller with RF Transceiver from Analog Devices. The ADuCRF101 is a fully integrated data acquisition system-on-a-chip designed for low power wireless applications. It features a 6-channel 12-bit analog to digital converter (ADC) built around a 16MHz ARM Cortex-M3 core, as well as a complete wireless…

Details