Mouser Unveils Updated IoT Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc., today announced the introduction of their updated Internet of Things (IoT) Applications site. Mouser’s new applications site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the newest products and latest developments in this popular technology segment. The updated Internet of Things (IoT) Applications site, available on Mouser.com, contains even more…

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Intel & Unity to Collaborate on Android

Intel Corporation and Unity Technologies today announced a strategic collaboration to advance the development of Android*-based applications on Intel® architecture. The agreement accelerates Intel’s mobility push as millions of developers using the Unity development platform can now bring native Android games and other apps to Intel-based mobile devices. Unity adds support for Android across all…

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Executives Ponder Shifting Supply Chain & Logistics Practices

Increased risks, rising transportation costs, and complex supply chain practices worry most supply chain professionals. To lessen the anxiety, many executives are reassessing their company's existing practices and looking for ways to get more value from them. Browsing through eyefortransport's (EFT) “Top Ten Supply Chain Presentations” from its recent European and US Chief Supply Chain…

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Technology in the Engineering Classroom

When it comes to upgrading technology and teaching tools in an engineering classroom, there's a strange push and pull. On one hand, there's a definite need to prepare learners to keep up with the demands of the workplace. Both inside and outside the classroom, technology changes rapidly. That puts tremendous pressure on educators and institutions…

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Bourns Releases SLIC Protection Design Kit

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a specific new 4 kV ITU-T Subscriber Line Interface Circuit (SLIC) Protection Design Kit and PortNote® Solution. The design kit, PN-DESIGNKIT-47, contains a Bourns® high-surge programmable thyristor (TISP9110MDMR-S) along with ceramic PTC resettable fuses for effective protection of SLICs that must operate under 4…

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Counterfeit vs. ‘Nonconforming’ Parts Rule Stirs Industry Concern

The much ballyhooed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which tackles the issue of counterfeit components in the Department of Defense supply chain, has left many in the electronics industry scratching their heads. Although it is not unusual for the language of a rule to be either too vague or too restrictive, the Federal Acquisition Regulation…

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Currency in the Future of the Supply Chain

We're used to instant access over the web to information, communication, and purchases, all of which enhance the global supply chain. But we haven't yet achieved that kind of free movement for money, particularly when transacting business with someone who uses a different form of currency. The roadblocks to foreign currency transactions now have a…

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