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Sayonara, Japan Semiconductor Inc.
Junko Yoshida  
4/14/2016   (1) comment
The Japanese semiconductor industry’s downfall is undeniable. EE Times went back to Japan and explored what remains of Japanese chip vendors, how Japan Inc. has crumbled and if we grade recent restructuring programs, who comes out on top.
7 Trends You'll See at MWC 2016
Brian Dipert  
2/19/2016   Post a comment
CES is an increasingly common place for cellular industry news, but Mobile World Congress remains the dominant conference for wireless applications. What should you expect to hear announced there? Glad you asked.
3 Basics to Successfully Transform the Supply Chain with a Cloud Deployment
Rob Bernshteyn  
1/11/2016   (1) comment
The cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) promise better, faster, lower total cost of ownership ways to apply information technology to procurement and supply chain problems that have never been adequately addressed. Doing it right, though, is important.
Asia Next Frontier for Flexible Electronics Manufacturing Equipment
Raghu Das  
10/20/2015   Post a comment
As European funding for flexible electronics saturates, the market is turning toward Asia for sales of flexible and printed electronics manufacturing equipment.
Turing Test -- Are You Talking to a Human or a Machine?
Max Maxfield  
7/31/2015   Post a comment
Imagine you are allowed to pose five questions to determine whether you are communicating with a person or a machine; what questions would you ask?
Getting Beyond the Buzz: Analytics and S&OP
Ken Fordyce  
5/14/2015   Post a comment
More than just a buzz word, analytics can be a critical part of sales and operations planning--and can be a real boon to the supply chain.
Scientists Pursue Super-Fast Material
R. Colin Johnson  
3/17/2015   Post a comment
Researchers may have realized an 80-year-old-dream of forming a pure electron crystalline lattice with 200-times the electron mobility of graphene and 1700-times the electron mobility of silicon.
Semiconductor Innovation Yields Promise
Peter Gasperini  
2/27/2015   Post a comment
Some of the promising memory applications of past decades are being rethought and revamped to meet the evolving needs of the electronics indsutry.
Microsoft, Google Beat Humans at Image Recognition
R. Colin Johnson  
2/19/2015   Post a comment
The world's first algorithm to classify images more accurately than humans is claimed by Microsoft.
Desktop Pick-&-Place Machine DIY Kit
Max Maxfield  
2/10/2015   Post a comment
Here's a low-cost, machine-vision-based, entry-level desktop pick-and-place machine for prototype builders, hobbyists, developers, and development groups.
Review: Big Changes in Labeling for OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard
Daniel Levine  
1/16/2015   Post a comment
New chemical labels are goingo to tell us more. Manufacturers, meanwhile, wilil have to follow and adhere to carefully defined standards.
Ericsson Fires LTE Over WiFi Salvo
John Walko  
1/8/2015   (1) comment
Ericsson adds technology to Radio Dot picocells that take advantage of the public 5GHz band with the unlicensed WiFi spectrum.
92% of Hi-Tech Supply Chain SPs Think They Proacively Improve Customer's Supply Chains
Latest Research  
9/10/2014   (1) comment
eft has just released its annual North American Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain – Solution Provider Perspective report.
GreenPeak Posts New 'Small Data Versus Big Data' White Paper
EBN Newswire  
6/24/2014   Post a comment
GreenPeak Technologies has created a white paper that details how tiny bits of information collected from billions of devices will create a repository of information that will transform lives and generate new business sectors.
Teardown Compares Combo Sensors
Romain Fraux  
5/21/2014   (1) comment
The latest nine-axis combo sensors from Bosch, InvenSense, and STMicro have similar costs, despite different designs, according to a System Plus Consulting chip teardown.
The SCAR Design Engineers Must Have
3/14/2012   (12) comments
Errors are normal in the electronics production environment, but by taking necessary corrective measures, we can ensure they don't reoccur.
Getting the Vendor Part Approval Process Right
2/29/2012   (11) comments
The component verification process involves many stages, and getting parts verified is a key step. Here are practical steps for doing this.
Academics to Present at IPC Apex Expo 2012
Latest Research  
1/10/2012   Post a comment
The authors of these papers will present their research at a free BUZZ session on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at IPC APEX EXPO
Top 15 Component Qualification Questions
11/21/2011   (55) comments
There are several issues to consider before a design engineer adds a component to the item master list. Here are 15 must-ask questions.
Comprehensive Item Master & Related BOM Item Structure
11/9/2011   (8) comments
OEMs should expand the Item Master list beyond hardware to gain huge cost advantages from an optimized design and manufacturing operation.
Derating: Extending Component & System Lifetimes
11/3/2011   (22) comments
Derating is a method or technique for designing-in reliability at the earliest stages of component or product development.
Optimizing Engineering Revision Control
10/24/2011   (14) comments
Revision control is necessary for several reasons. Don't get caught waiting too long to control your company's engineering documents.
Technology Advances Simplify LED Supply Chain
Solid State Revolution  
8/18/2011   (6) comments
The LED binning process can result in unpredictable yields and other issues, but recent technological developments can mitigate these problems.
Fending Off the Budget-Planning Monster
Logical Link  
2/3/2011   (8) comments
How can you forge a long-term relationship with suppliers when costs containment concerns continue to crimp strategic initiatives?
What not to look for in 2011
Barbara Jorgensen  
12/28/2010   (11) comments
If high-tech companies do not adopt sustainability policies in supply chain, governments will in future mandate something they may not like
PCs Stage a Rebound, Boosting IC Sales
Bolaji Ojo  
12/7/2010   (9) comments
PCs still account for almost one third of global semiconductor sales despite the surge in demand for smartphones and tablet devices
What You Need to Know Now About New Environmental Regulations
Michael Kirschner  
10/13/2010   (7) comments
Electronics companies do not have the knowledge to deal efficiently with new and emerging environmental and regulatory requirements

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Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.