Posts posted in July 2015
Hacked Jeep: Whom to Blame?
Junko Yoshida 7/29/2015 Post a comment
So, where, exactly, find a crack in the firewall of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee? How did they infiltrate and who’s at fault for failing to foresee the breach? Failures apparently occurred in multiple places.
Your Supplier Is Not Your Friend
Kelly Barner 7/24/2015 Post a comment
Sometimes outsourcing comes with a healthy dose of pushback. And that pushback from the supplier, warning of supply chain transgressions that could sink your product design, is good for you.
007 Movie Inspires Concept Cars
R. Colin Johnson 7/23/2015 (3) comments
The new James Bond 007 movie inspires a never-before-seen concept car from Aston Martin, which engages on screen in a car chase against the hybrid Jaguar C-X75 concept supercar.
Looking at IoTs Impact on Purchasing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/17/2015 Post a comment
IoT has the potential to help many organizations, but the procurement department has to be on board. Manufacturers have a lot to teach these departments about the potential of the new technology.
PC, Mobile Slump Hits Chips
Rick Merritt 7/16/2015 Post a comment
Semiconductor sales are in a two year slump due to weak demand for PCs and mobile systems and the IoT and China won’t help much, says Gartner.
Battery Startup Gets Ex-Fab Exec
Jessica Lipsky 7/14/2015 Post a comment
Albany battery startup BessTech announced that Doug Grose, former CEO of GlobalFoundries, has joined the company as its chief technology officer. Grose retired from GlobalFoundries and served as CEO for three years
Apple Watch Transformed Me
R. Colin Johnson 7/10/2015 Post a comment
The Apple Watch has changed my life for the better, solving all the problems I had with the iPhone (such as missing calls while I tried to find it) as well as solving other problems I didn't even now I had until I got it.
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