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Interaction of paired and lined-up electrons can be manipulated in semiconductors

July 9, 2018 by By Kayla Wiles, Purdue University Source: Gábor Csáthy, Purdue University
The way that electrons paired as composite particles or arranged in lines interact with each other within a semiconductor provides new design opportunities for electronics, according to recent findings from Nature Research. What this means for semiconductor components, such as…
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Heilind Electronics partners with Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies

July 8, 2018 by Stephen Law
Disty expands sensor offering to add vibration sensing products and systems
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Global semi industry reaches $115.8B in Q1

July 7, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Global semiconductor industry revenue declined 3.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 falling to $115.8 billion. Semiconductor industry performance was negatively affected by the declining sales and first-quarter seasonality in the wireless communications market. Other sectors, such as automotive…
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SEMI launches electronics materials group

July 6, 2018 by Stephen Law
New collaborative technology community to serve $69-billion industry
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US-China tariff dispute will spill into semis, consumer electronics

July 5, 2018 by Myson Robles-Bruce, research manager, semiconductor value chain, IHS Markit
For the semiconductor space, the escalating tariffs dispute between the United States and China will be a bruising zero-sum game injurious to both sides in which there are no winners. A tariff war between the world’s two biggest makers and…
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Apple, Samsung settle 7-year battle over smartphone design

July 4, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Jose CA
Apple and Samsung have finally settled a seven-year battle over smartphones that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitter rivals notified U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a notice filed Wednesday. Terms…
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How much of AI surveillance is too much

July 4, 2018 by Matt O'Brien, The Associated Press, Boston
When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby’s face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching – and then turned down the money. “We’re not interested in applications where…
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BlackBerry, Samsung collaborate on enhanced digital transformation solutions

July 3, 2018 by Stephen Law
BlackBerry Ltd. has reached a multi-year strategic relationship with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to collaboratively develop and bring to market integrated solutions to accelerate the digital transformation and Enterprise of Things initiatives of their shared business customers.  The companies will…
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Smartphones approach TVs as most owned tech product

July 2, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
4K UHD, digital streaming devices and smart speakers among fastest growing tech, says CTA study
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Navair appoints national sales manager

June 30, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Navair Technologies Inc., Mississauga ON-based distributor of specialized communications test and measurement products to the Canadian government and industry has announced the recent appointment of Elci Gos as national sales manager.  Gos brings with him several decades of both successful…
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Turning silicon photonics into a new competitive asset for the electronics industry

June 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Optical microcircuits enhance health, security and computation capacity
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Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

June 28, 2018 by Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming. Samsung, part of South Korea’s biggest corporate group,…