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Peraso appoints industry veteran as CEO

February 19, 2018 by Stephen Law
Pioneering WiGig Semiconductor Company Entering Growth Phase as Applications such as Virtual Reality and Fixed Broadband Wireless Fuel the Demand for Wireless Gigabit Solutions
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North American distribution component sales up 2.2%: ECIA report

February 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Distributor component sales for North America showed solid growth again in the fourth quarter of 2017, as sales improved 2.2% over the previous year period, according to a report from ECIA. Book to Bill was a strong 1.1 through 2017,…
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TE Connectivity releases digital models in collaboration with SnapEDA

February 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Engineers can now easily design-in more than 25,000 new of components with free symbols & footprints
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BC-led Digital Tech Supercluster gets federal funding

February 16, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Initiative to transform Canada's fastest-growing tech sector by creating 50,000 jobs and injecting $15 billion in GDP into BC's economy over 10 years
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Robotics kit prepares future engineers for systems-level design

February 16, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
To stay competitive in a world increasing in complexity and efficiency, today’s engineering students must graduate with an understanding of engineering concepts across multiple disciplines and products.  To equip future engineers with this strong foundation in systems-level design, Texas Instruments…
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Supercluster tech groups to share in up to $950M in federal funds

February 15, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Ottawa
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has named five technology groups that will each get a piece of up to $950 million in what the government calls its “superclusters” initiative, a high- tech collaboration strategy aimed at fostering growth and creating jobs. The…
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Seven DFM Issues Potentially Lurking in Your Design

February 14, 2018 by EMA Design Automation Inc.
Avoid Troublesome Design for Manufacture (DFM) Errors in the Production Process of Your Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
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Pioneers of OLED technology head to Inventors Hall of Fame

February 13, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Two pioneers of OLED technology, widely used in all electronic devices today, will be among the 15 inductees recognized this spring for their world-changing inventions by the National Inventors Hall of Fame in Alexandria VA. This year’s Class of Inductees…
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CU Boulder researchers develop malleable ‘electronic skin’

February 12, 2018 by Jim Scott, senior science editor at The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) 
Thin, translucent material is self-healable, recyclable suitable for robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices
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Future joins the ERA

February 11, 2018 by Stephen Law
Montreal-based Future Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components, has become an active member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), an organization that serves and speaks for electronics industry reps, manufacturers and distributors who are field sales partners.    “Future…
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More than 1B smartphones to feature facial recognition

February 10, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Facial recognition solutions are expected to come to a wide range of handsets in 2018 following Apple’s FaceID and Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Face & IRIS unlock technology. We expect more than one billion smartphones to feature some form of face unlock solution in 2020
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Trudeau to promote Canadian tech market in San Francisco

February 9, 2018 by Juliet Williams, The Associated Press, San Francisco
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting San Francisco with two agendas. He is pitching Canada as a destination for American tech firms amid increasing unease over U.S. immigration policies. Trudeau is also reminding California of its longstanding trading relationship with Canada,…