Uncertainty is the new norm. Presenting ecsn’s 2016 forecast for the UK component distribution market – it’s flat to put you out of your suspense – Aubrey Dunford, ecsn’s market analyst observed, “For the first time it has been difficult to ge... Read More
Taiwan-based handset maker Pegatron saw its ranking in the global top-10 smartphone manufacturers list drop to eighth place in the third quarter of 2015 from fourth a quarter earlier, affected by orders from Apple, according to data compiled by IDC.
Samsu... Read More
Asustek Computer, to cope with drastic changes in business environment, will reorganize its System Business Group to two new business units.
The business units include the Personal Computing Business Unit, which is responsible for notebooks and desktops ... Read More
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is considering a “range” of options for fixing the Air Force’s GPS III control station, including a potential re-competition of the contract, according to the department’s top acquisition official.
Frank Kendall, unders... Read More
A new IDC report reveals that Chinese manufacturers are making significant inroads as leading wearable device vendors with volume shipments continuing to ramp significantly.
Global shipment volume for wearables in the third quarter of 2015 (3Q15) totaled ... Read More
The global demand for automotive semiconductors will continue to grow at a steady pace. For 2016, the German industry association ZVEI expects a moderate but steady growth of 4.0%.
With the Connected Car becoming more and more a reality, the issue of data... Read More
Quanta Storage, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, has landed orders for its TM5 robots during the ongoing IREX 2015, an international robot exhibition currently being held in Tokyo.
Quanta Storage is scheduled to begin volume production of its Techman (TM)... Read More
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The semiconductor industry’s merger mania could continue another two years, said T.J. Rodgers in a wide-ranging interview. The Cypress chief executive also gave updates on his acquisition of Spansion and the company’s initial succ... Read More
TOKYO — Toshiba, Fujitsu and Vaio see an integration of their computer operations as a critical survival strategy as they contend with shrinking markets at home and abroad.
The rise of smartphones and other devices has cut reliance on PCs in recent yea... Read More
Foxconn Electronics has stepped up its investments in the second-hand smartphone market as part of its efforts to promote environmental protection globally, according to industry sources.
A subsidiary of the Foxconn Group has recently acquired a 20% stake... Read More
That’s when Quiet Logistics, a Wilmington, Massachusetts company that provides fulfillment for brands such as Bonobos and Zara, decided to get into the robotics game.
“When Amazon bought Kiva, it became clear to us that we needed to find an alternativ... Read More
Users and consumers are beginning to see the types of gadgets that will eventually comprise the Internet of Things (IoT). What many can’t yet visualize are the unseen parts of the IoT – the software and services that ultimately are going to determine ... Read More
The researchers, based at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, created a vibrating membrane –— the part of a condenser microphone which converts the sound to a current — from grapheneGraphene is an allotrope of carbon, whose structure is one-atom-thi... Read More
WILMINGTON, Mass., Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, today announced that the its B... Read More
In cooperation with the motor vehicle industry, EPCOS (Munich, Germany) has developed the B41684 and B41784 Series of aluminum electrolyticA polarized capacitor exhibiting a very high capacitanceThat property of a system of conductors and dielectrics whic... Read More
Recovery of economies and emergence of new ones on the backdrop of rapid industrialization has given a fresh impetus to the global ultracapacitorsUnconventional internal design yields a larger capacitanceThat property of a system of conductors and dielect... Read More
With the aim of producing high-quality X-rays with minimal radiation exposure, particularly in children, researchers have developed a new approach to imaging patients.
Surprisingly, the new technology isn’t a high-tech, high-dollar piece of machinery. R... Read More