TI Tops Industrial Semiconductor Ranking

Texas Instruments was ranked the top vendor of semiconductors in the industrial sector in 2015, according to Semicast Research. Rounding out the top five are Infineon Technologies, Intel, STMicroelectronics, and Renesas Electronics. Semicast estimates TI’s market share at 8.1 percent, followed by Infineon (6.8%), Intel (4.9%), STMicroelectronics (4.4%) and Renesas (3.8%). “Intel passed STMicroelectronics to become the…

Intel to Cut 12,000 Jobs

Santa Clara, Calif. – Intel Corporation today announced a restructuring initiative to accelerate its evolution from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. Intel will intensify its focus in high-growth areas where it is positioned for long-term leadership, customer value and growth, while making the company…

Rutronik Adds Advantech IoT Kit

Advantech presents IoT Gateway Starter Kit in collaboration with Intel and Microsoft. This kit will jumpstart IoT innovations with a reliable platform and open gateway technologies. It is available at distributor Rutronik as of now. The whole package includes a ready-to-run system (Intel Celeron J1900 platform and Windows 7 Embedded), IoT software platform service (WISE-PaaS),…

RS Components and Intel Sign Global Distribution Agreement

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the signing of a global agreement with Intel for the distribution of a range of the company’s computing and embedded development products. The agreement enables customers worldwide to purchase a wide selection of Intel products direct from RS, targeting…

Electronics Inventory Falls as Industry Frets over Outlook

Electronics inventory levels have been falling over the last year as OEMS, contract manufacturers, component suppliers and distributors concerned about conflicting economic signals kept up a conservative management strategy that has kept stocks close to historically low heights. While industry executives generally say they remain optimistic about the outlook for their various enterprises, the inventory…