Electronic Products & Technology



Foxconn’s Wisconsin project is moving ahead

February 1, 2019 by Scott Bauer, The Associated Press, Madison Wisconsin
The world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, Taiwan-based Foxconn is shifting the project to become a research and development hub

Waterloo conference focuses on scaleup ecosystems

February 1, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Drive Conference announces new keynotes, featured speakers and full agenda for this year’s gathering

GAN Systems receives CleanTech award

January 31, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Ottawa-based power semiconductor player secures a place in the 2019 Global Cleantech 100 out of more than 13,000 innovators from over 90 countries

Concern heightened among Canadian manufacturers over US protectionism

January 31, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Outlook 2019 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, but confidence has tumbled since last year

Ottawa strikes $40M research deal on 5G technology with Nokia

January 30, 2019 by Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press, Ottawa
The federal government will announce up to $40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia on Thursday to conduct research on 5G wireless technology in Canada. The funding comes as Ottawa is in the middle of a comprehensive national-security review of the potential…

Smart speech/voice-based tech market growing

January 29, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
IDTechEx Research forecasts that it will reach $ 15.5 billion by 2029

Static electricity could charge our electronics

January 28, 2019 by University at Buffalo
While common in everyday life, the science behind this phenomenon is not well understood

Peerless expands international industrial marketplace

January 27, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Peerless Electronics Inc., Bethpage NY, a leading stocking distributor of switches, relays and circuit breaker products, has added Allied Moulded Products, CBI Electric, EXM, Picker Components and Mechatronics to its industrial sector product offering.  “Our industrial market sector presence is…

Teardown of Chinese smartphone reveals plastic non-functional component imposters

January 26, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Xiaomi’s Mi 8 Explorer transparent-back device shows fake parts alongside real components

LoRa Alliance passes 100 LoRaWAN network operator milestone

January 25, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Experiencing growth of more than 60% in 2018, LoRaWAN is now delivering coverage in 100 countries

Huawei announces 5G smartphone based on own technology

January 24, 2019 by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press, Bejing
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced plans Wednesday to release a next-generation smartphone based on its own technology instead of U.S. components, stepping up efforts to compete with Western industry leaders in the face of Washington’s warnings the company might be a security…

Pay gap remains high between sexes in Canadian tech jobs

January 23, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto
Study shows nearly $20K per year difference in salaries for men and women