Woodstock Wire: Industry News

October 16, 2018

Bill Gates pays tribute to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen: 'Personal computing would not have existed without him'

Tech -- GeekWire - In 2013 at the Living Computers Museum, Bill Gates and Paul Allen recreated a famous photo from 1981 surrounded by PCs.

October 16, 2018 04:00 PM

Paul G. Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft co-founder leaves legacy of innovation, philanthropy, bold bets

Tech -- GeekWire - Paul G. Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates before making his mark in technology investing, sports ownership, commercial...

October 16, 2018 03:57 PM

MIT announces new college of computing with $1 billion commitment

Tech -- TechCrunch - MIT announced today that it is massively doubling down on the future of computer science with the launch of a new college of computing....

October 16, 2018 03:42 PM

IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 Portrays an Industrial Future Marked by IoT, IA and Blockchain

PR Newswire -- The fourth edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) -the leading international event on the innovations of the industrial internet...

October 16, 2018 03:22 PM

October 11, 2018

All good things must come to an end: Economic slowdown on the horizon, predicts Deloitte Economic Advisory

PR Newswire -- Semiconductors - Pace of economic growth decelerating in Canada: After robust 3 per cent growth in 2017, Deloitte expects...

October 11, 2018 04:11 PM

Weekly Global Update for October, 10 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - 2018 & 2019 World Electronic Supply Chain Growth; Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 14.9% in August; September Purchasing Managers...

October 11, 2018 03:19 PM

October 08, 2018

Digital Transformation: No Pain, No Gain

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Is there any business catchphrase more ubiquitous nowadays than "digital transformation"? Everyone craves the agility,...

October 08, 2018 04:12 PM

October 07, 2018

Setting the Record Straight on Bloomberg BusinessWeek's Erroneous Article

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - Today, Bloomberg BusinessWeek published a story claiming that AWS was aware of modified hardware or malicious chips in SuperMicro...

October 07, 2018 11:49 PM

Homeland Security backs Apple and Amazon's denials of Chinese microchip hack

Tech -- The Verge - Following last week's bombshell report from Bloomberg Businessweek that claimed that Chinese spies infiltrated commercial servers...

October 07, 2018 09:26 PM

October 04, 2018

Weekly Global Update for October, 3 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - U.S. Electronic Supply Chain August Shipments, Orders & Inventories; Tight Supply of Intel Processors unlikely to ease until...

October 04, 2018 04:14 PM

September 30, 2018

B2B Next report: End-to-end digitization is top priority for HID Global

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Chances are, you have an HID Global product in your wallet or dangling from your belt loop. HID Global is the market leader...

September 30, 2018 09:05 PM

B2B Next report: Marketplaces will play a dominant role in B2B e‑commerce

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Marketplaces will soon become an even more dominant force in B2B e-commerce. That's the chief takeaway from a presentation...

September 30, 2018 09:01 PM

September 28, 2018

Weekly Global Update for September 26, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Second Quarter Growth by Sector of Global Electronic Supply Chain; September Flash PMI; World Fab Forecast with Adjusted Semiconductor...

September 28, 2018 09:41 PM

September 27, 2018

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises to 18-Year High in September

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. consumer confidence shot up to an 18-year high in September - good news for retailers as the holiday shopping...

September 27, 2018 03:26 PM

September 17, 2018

Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff to buy Time magazine for $190M

Tech -- GeekWire - The venerable newsmagazine Time, a nearly 100-year-old media institution,...

September 17, 2018 03:29 PM

September 16, 2018

Preparing for a Blockchain Future

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Blockchain technology is set to be a major player of the future digital economy, but many business leaders remain...

September 16, 2018 07:37 PM

September 14, 2018

Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Tech -- TechCrunch - Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she's taking the firm's growth team with her.

The news, first reported...

September 14, 2018 10:24 PM

Hitachi Vantara Joins Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Company Expands Collaboration With Partner and Fellow Alliance Member Arrow Electronics To Advance Smart Cities and Smart Spaces

September 14, 2018 05:21 PM

September 13, 2018

Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Google among tech giants called to Senate Commerce Committee

Tech -- TechCrunch - If you weren't done watching tech giants get grilled by lawmakers, mark your calendar for September 26 in what's expected to be...

September 13, 2018 04:25 PM

Weekly Global Update for September 12, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - August PMI Leading Indicators; U.S. July Electronic Supply Chain Shipments, Orders & Inventories; Global Semiconductor Sales...

September 13, 2018 03:35 AM

September 10, 2018

IP&E Users Get Creative as Component Shortages Linger

Distribution -- EPS News - The most ubiquitous components in any electronics design - interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices...

September 10, 2018 10:57 PM

DARPA announces $2B investment in AI

Tech -- TechCrunch - At a symposium in Washington DC on Friday, DARPA announced...

September 10, 2018 01:08 AM

September 09, 2018

Trump wants to just tariff the hell out of China

Tech -- TechCrunch - Another day, another whopper of a tariff. The Trump administration has been busy finalizing the rulemaking process to put 25% tariffs...

September 09, 2018 10:40 PM

September 07, 2018

Report: Overall Economy Grows for 112th Month

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, and the overall economy grew for the 112th consecutive...

September 07, 2018 04:18 PM

September 06, 2018

Electronics Leads U.S. Manufacturing's Hot Streak

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The PMI is on the rise indicating a surge among U.S. manufacturers in the United States.

September 06, 2018 03:55 PM

September 05, 2018

Amazon strikes $1 trillion market cap, 4 weeks after Apple did the same

Tech -- TechCrunch - Amazon just joined the exclusive $1 trillion club (briefly).

The e-commerce behemoth jumped above a trillion dollar market cap...

September 05, 2018 03:56 PM

September 04, 2018

Weekly Global Update for September 5, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Japan Update; Total Semiconductor Capital Expenditures will increase 9% in 2018; Taiwanese Manufacturers in China Planning to...

September 04, 2018 11:21 PM

September 01, 2018

6 must-watch TED Talks on blockchain

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Feel a bit behind on how blockchain works and how it may change your world? Check out these six TED Talks

September 01, 2018 10:42 PM

August 31, 2018

Apple buys Denver startup building waveguide lenses for AR glasses

Tech -- TechCrunch - Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics, a Denver-based startup that manufactures augmented reality waveguide lenses. The acquisition...

August 31, 2018 06:58 PM

Electronic Component Shortages Will Worsen Through Q4

Distribution -- EPS News - Electronic component supplies are only going to get tighter as 2018 approaches calendar Q4. Demand remains at or above normal levels...

August 31, 2018 05:57 PM

Apple's Ride to $1 Trillion, Warts and All

Distribution -- EPS News - AspenCore Media's Special Project on Apple's $1 trillion climb takes a look back at Apple's business, its strategy to go vertical,...

August 31, 2018 05:48 PM

August 28, 2018

Weekly Global Update for August 29, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - August Flash PMI Leading Indicators; U.S. July Electronic Supply Chain Shipments, Orders & Inventories; N American Semiconductor...

August 28, 2018 03:39 PM

August 21, 2018

Trade Woes Continue Despite Strong Economy

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Industrial economy maintains solid pace as trade wars, tariff concerns loom large.

Business continues at a strong clip up and...

August 21, 2018 03:47 AM

Weekly Global Update for August 22, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global Electronic Supply Chain 1Q'18 Growth Estimate; Worldwide Semiconductor Market expected to rise 15.7% in 2018 after 21.6%...

August 21, 2018 03:45 AM

August 20, 2018

50 Years In Tech. Part 2: Why HP Fell

Monday Note -- Board scandals, bad CEO hiring decisions, and at least one momentously bad acquisition provide a ready-made explanation for...

August 20, 2018 03:37 PM

What Marketers Are Doing Wrong in Data Analytics

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - Most marketers are doing something called 'p-hacking' in data analytics, potentially leading to wrong results, according...

August 20, 2018 01:01 AM

August 16, 2018

Building Strong Brands: The Inside Scoop on Branding in the Real World

Life -- Kellogg Insight - For Kellogg's Tim Calkins, there's plenty to learn from brands that make smart decisions-like Geico's commitment to its memorable...

August 16, 2018 10:47 PM

August 14, 2018

Weekly Global Update for August 15, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - July sales were just reported for Taiwan-listed electronics companies, many of which manufacture in China.

• OEM sales in...

August 14, 2018 04:15 PM

August 07, 2018

Weekly Global Update for August 8, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - July PMI Indices show Slower Manufacturing Growth; 2Q'18 Global Electronic Supply Chain Growth; U.S. 2Q'18 Growth Remained Strong;...

August 07, 2018 10:06 PM

July 30, 2018

A Quick Review of 250 Years of Economic Theory About Tariffs

Think -- HBR.org - As the saying goes, "History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes."

After a long exile, tariffs are back,...

July 30, 2018 06:42 PM

July 27, 2018

Technology & Finance Leaders Tackle Mass Capitalism

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Some interesting thoughts came out of a recent Mass Capitalism Forum. Here we've captured the thoughts of the keynote speakers.

July 27, 2018 07:01 PM

Weekly Global Update for July 25, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global Electronic Systems Market will grow 5% y/y in 2018; DRAM Supercycle Ending; Currency Exchange Rates Shaken by Trade Spats;...

July 27, 2018 01:09 AM

July 25, 2018

Keeping a Close Eye on Tariffs

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Uncertainty clouds the economic outlook under threat of escalating trade wars, industry watchers say.

July 25, 2018 04:41 PM

July 24, 2018

19 High-Tech Crowdsource Campaigns with Summer Sizzle

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - We combed the Kickstarter and Indiegogo crowdfunding sites to find technology projects both fun and frivolous. Here's the best that...

July 24, 2018 03:17 PM

July 23, 2018

How to Make an AI Project More Likely to Succeed

Think -- HBR.org - A recent survey by Deloitte of "aggressive adopters" of cognitive technologies found that...

July 23, 2018 02:56 AM

July 20, 2018

Intel breaks Guinness World Record celebrating 50th anniversary

Enterprise -- Computer Dealer News - Intel Corp. broke the Guinness World Record for most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne flown simultaneously while putting...

July 20, 2018 07:59 PM

July 18, 2018

Weekly Global Update for July 18, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - 2018 & 2019 Global Supply Chain Forecasts; China/Taiwan Update; Europe Update; Worldwide New Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment...

July 18, 2018 11:27 PM

July 16, 2018

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Tech -- TechCrunch - Once America had an unassailable advantage, an economic flywheel that spun off innovation and Fortune 500 companies like a perpetual-motion...

July 16, 2018 12:06 AM

July 13, 2018

US lifts trade ban on ZTE in controversial deal with Chinese phone maker

Tech -- The Verge - The United States has lifted its trade ban on ZTE, allowing the Chinese telecom to once again obtain critical parts and software...

July 13, 2018 10:42 PM

July 12, 2018

The Electronics Industry Awards - Finalists revealed!

Components in Electronics -- The Electronics Industry Awards put the power in the hands of the people for the first time - and following the online vote, those that are still...

July 12, 2018 04:20 PM