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Pico Technology inks disty deal with Navair Technologies

June 16, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Pico Technology, St. Neots UK, a recognized provider of innovative, cost-effective PC-based test, measurement and data acquisition products, has signed a distribution arrangement with Navair Technologies Inc., Mississauga ON.  “This partnership with Pico Technology bolsters our commitment to providing the…
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U.S. ban takes a toll on Huawei

June 15, 2019 by IHS Markit
American memory and storage suppliers also contend with immediate impacts according to IHS Markit
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Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology

June 14, 2019 by Christopher Bodeen, The Associated Press, Hong Kong
Chinese authorities have also begun deploying a new surveillance tool that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras
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Diverse Electronics adds tool offering from Steinel

June 13, 2019 by Stephen Law
Diverse Electronics has partnered with Steinel a global leader in precision heat tools, namely heat guns, blowers and glue guns. The firm is a recognized supplier of cutting-edge technology that ensures precisely-controlled heat to exacting specifications, which industry professionals have…
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UBC launches Canada’s first graduate blockchain training path

June 12, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is launching Canada’s first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students. The initiative aims to build capacity for existing master’s and PhD students in this area and help scale Canada’s blockchain…
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Majority of Canadian workers disregard impact of AI, automation on their job

June 11, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Futurists and staffing experts predict skills gap, according to new report by Robert Half
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Cypress deal makes Infineon top automotive chip supplier

June 11, 2019 by Phil Amsrud, senior principal analyst, automotive semiconductors, IHS Markit
IHS Markit reports says recent acquisition has firm surpassing current market leader NXP
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LoRa Alliance expands device certification program

June 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
New LoRaWAN certification test tool pretests devices, ensures quality of millions of connected IoT devices
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TE Connectivity completes acquisition of Kissling Group

June 9, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
TE Connectivity (TE), global provider of connectivity and sensors, completed the previously announced acquisition of the Kissling group of companies.  Headquartered in Wildberg, Germany, Kissling is an industry leading provider of high-power and high-voltage relays and ruggedized switches for the commercial…
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Venture capitalist Roger McNamee calls for end to Sidewalk Labs development

June 8, 2019 by Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press, Toronto
Project's backer voices concerns that the quantity of data collected will be unprecedented, as will be the potential for abuse
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COAST Autonomous chooses LeddarTech’s Cocoon LiDAR

June 7, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Quebec City-based LeddarTech’s solid-state LiDAR technology will serve Coast's self-driving vehicles designed for campus and urban environments
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China manufacturing data suggests some damage from trade war

June 6, 2019 by Yanan Wang, The Associated Press, Beijing
IEEE backs away from barring Huawei employees from some of its activities