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PERM council addresses lead-free concerns in electronics

The IPC Pb-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Council is meeting in Toronto this week to discuss lead-free conversion issues related to the safety, performance, reliability and affordability of electronics in the aerospace, defense,...
Jul 24, 2014 7:00AM


Consumer confidence in tech spending reaches high

Consumer sentiment toward technology spending reached its highest level since December of 2012, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Arlington VA.
Jul 23, 2014 8:27AM


Set-top box revenue posts best year ever

Following a relatively flat three-year period, the global set-top box (STB) market managed to achieve the highest annual revenue total in its history in 2013, setting the stage for continued growth through 2015, according to IHS Technology.
Jul 22, 2014 7:38AM


Newark element14 launches same day shipping guarantee

Newark element14 has rolled-out a same day ship guarantee, designed to give customers additional peace of mind as they make purchasing decisions. Under the program, Newark element14 guarantee’s the shipment of in-stock items the same day...
Jul 22, 2014 7:00AM


MDA begins flight phase of asteroid mission

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) Richmond BC, a global communications and information company, has received a follow-on contract for $6.6-million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. The total...
Jul 21, 2014 7:00AM


Avnet to distribute DEUTSCH connectors

Avnet Electronics Marketing, is now distributing TE Connectivity’s (TE) DEUTSCH line of military connectors.
Jul 20, 2014 7:01AM


Agilent hosts 5G test summit

Agilent Technologies Inc. recently hosted a 5G test summit that explored the status of next-generation 5G wireless communication systems. The forum, held June 24 in Beijing, focused on the challenges test and measurement manufacturers face to...
Jul 19, 2014 7:05AM


Tech startups partner with Toronto Homecoming

A group of rapidly expanding Toronto startups is joining forces with Toronto Homecoming, an event that showcases career opportunities to Canadians currently living outside of Canada, to launch a new startup stream. Bionym, along with other...
Jul 18, 2014 7:16AM


Miniaturization drives next gen electronic components

Doing more with less is the mantra of our era. No where is this more apparent than in the drive towards miniaturization in the next generation of electronic components and systems. The push for smaller parts is coming both from the need for...
Jul 18, 2014 6:50AM


LEMO acquires custom cable maker Northwire

LEMO, a Swiss global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connectors, has acquired Northwire Inc., a US specialty cable manufacturer of wire and multi-conductor cable and retractiles for the medical, aerospace and defense,...
Jul 17, 2014 7:58AM


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