Posts posted in September 2011
Inside the Apple Bubble
Bolaji Ojo 9/29/2011 (30) comments
Apple's mystique and the fawning adulation of the analysts' community presents a danger to other players in the electronics supply chain.
Designs, Decisions & Dollars
Barbara Jorgensen 9/23/2011 (22) comments
The hardest information to find, design engineers say, includes reference designs; applications notes and technical papers; simulation models; and component pricing and availability.
Questions for Philips
Logical Link 9/20/2011 (15) comments
Philips is embarking on another round of cost-cutting and corporate reorganization, but its reasons and goals are getting more perplexing.
Driving Miss Volt
Bolaji Ojo 9/19/2011 (37) comments
For a few days, I will be in possession of a Chevy Volt, courtesy of the UBM Electronics and Avnet Express Drive for Innovation project.
Cybersecurity Is a People Problem
Barbara Jorgensen 9/15/2011 (27) comments
Social networking is no worse than any other means by which a hacker gains access to a corporate network. They key is educating users on the dangers of seemingly friendly links.
Easing Design Chain Pain
Barbara Jorgensen 9/14/2011 (3) comments
Engineers spend about half their research time online, with the remaining time spent talking with vendor and customers and using internal tools.
HP Targets Cyberthreats
Barbara Jorgensen 9/13/2011 (12) comments
HP research finds companies are becoming more vulnerable to hackers as they expand horizons through mobile apps and social networking.
Nowhere to Hide
Barbara Jorgensen 9/9/2011 (7) comments
Texas Instruments became the third chip maker in as many days to downgrade sales expectations for Q3. Suppliers and analysts say demand is weak across the board.
Is the Price Right?
Gerry Fay 9/9/2011 (7) comments
A long-term pricing strategy must consider not just the cost to produce a product, but the competitive environment, market demand, and customers’ notion of value.
Mastery in Action 9/8/2011 Post a comment
US and European OEMs not only are reconsidering their offshoring, but in some cases are moving manufacturing back into or at least near their “home” markets.
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