Blockchain Set to Transform Supply Chain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 10/21/2016 (1) comment Blockchain has supply chain aficionados excited because the technology will support new business processes that allow for assets to be transferred over the Internet without the need for a centralized third party.
Did Processor Cause Samsung Note 7 Blowup? Junko Yoshida 10/14/2016 Post a comment It’s far from clear what caused Samsung Note 7 to catch fire. But a new report emerged that the culprit might not be the lithium-ion batteries. Rather, the problem might reside in tweaks made to the processor.
iPhone 7, No Headphone Jack Creates a Recipe for e-Waste Pablo Valerio 9/26/2016 Post a comment Apple’s decision to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector on the new iPhone 7, while continuing to use their proprietary Lightning connector, could mean more electronic waste as users discard their old headsets and many OEMs rush to develop new ones using Apple’s connector.
EE Times Silicon 60: 2016's Emerging Companies to Watch Peter Clarke 9/20/2016 Post a comment Looking at hottest silicon startups, there's no doubt Internet of Things will have a revolutionary impact on how people can live their lives, but exactly how that will manifest itself in terms of components, software, platforms, legal and business models, is not yet clear.
Committing to Ethical Standards for the Supply Chain Ariella Brown 7/5/2016 Post a comment Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to achieve full membership of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) — a nonprofit group of electronics companies working to improve the social, environmental and ethical conditions of their global supply chains.
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