Woodstock Wire: Industry News

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

The U.S. and ZTE reach a deal that will lift export ban

Tech -- TechCrunch - The United States government has made a deal with Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE that, once completed, will lift the ban preventing...

July 12, 2018 03:05 PM

China Has Nearly 3 Times the Number of Internet Users as the US, and the Gap Will Only Widen

Domains -- CircleID - China has 772 million internet users, as compared to the United States currently at 292 million. While the US internet penetration...

July 12, 2018 05:06 AM

July 11, 2018

Weekly Global Update for July 11, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - June PMI leading Indicators (& China Electronics Exports to USA); U.S. June Shipments, Orders & Inventories of Domestically Manufactured...

July 11, 2018 09:58 PM

Common Traits of the Best Digital Leaders

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Strong digital leaders are very much in demand, as our digital business research clearly shows. We asked more...

July 11, 2018 08:19 PM

July 10, 2018

Positive Outlook Persists

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - A host of economic indicators point to strong but moderating economic growth, driven by demand for high tech products and solutions.

July 10, 2018 03:42 PM

July 05, 2018

Weekly Global Update for July 5, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - U.S. Shipments, Orders & Inventories - May Durable Goods Report; Japan Update; Component Shortages to Affect End Product pricing...

July 05, 2018 09:50 PM

July 02, 2018

Splunk Closes Acquisition of VictorOps

Business Wire -- Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), first in delivering "aha" moments from machine data, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of VictorOps,...

July 02, 2018 07:11 PM

July 01, 2018

Why Companies Need a New Playbook to Succeed in the Digital Age

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - In the digital economy that's now upon us, many enterprises won't succeed by merely tweaking the management...

July 01, 2018 11:49 PM

June 28, 2018

Weekly Global Update for June 27, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Business Outlook for Europe; June "Flash" Purchasing Managers Data; Top 10 Smartphone Suppliers in 2017; North American Semiconductor...

June 28, 2018 05:16 PM

June 22, 2018

From Walmart to Disney: Building Companies That Last

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - Today's startups seem intent on building up quickly and selling to the highest bidder. But it's better to build a lasting...

June 22, 2018 04:16 PM

June 21, 2018

Automakers are burning through billions in EV, AV race

Tech -- TechCrunch - The race to develop autonomous and electric vehicles could be a race to the bottom for the automotive industry - at least in the...

June 21, 2018 06:40 PM

June 20, 2018

Weekly Global Update for June 20, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Europe Update;

EIPC 50th Anniversary Meeting;

Very Strong 1Q'18 World Server Revenue Growth;

World Trade Organization Chief Warns...

June 20, 2018 05:51 PM

The US Patent Office has issued 10 million patents

Tech -- The Verge - The US Patent and Trademark Office just issued the 10 millionth utility patent using its current numbering system, which dates back...

June 20, 2018 05:15 PM

June 18, 2018

American businesses, from chip makers to Boeing, brace for China trade fight

CNN - Top Stories -- Chipmakers are scrambling, and companies like Boeing could take heat.

June 18, 2018 05:09 PM

June 15, 2018

White House announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese tech goods

Tech -- The Verge - Today, President Trump announced an aggressive new set of tariffs against China, setting a 25 percent import tax on $50 billion worth...

June 15, 2018 11:13 PM

AT&T finishes acquiring Time Warner, becoming massive media conglomerate

Tech -- The Verge - AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner, just two days after a federal judge ruled the merger could clear despite the objections...

June 15, 2018 04:26 PM

June 14, 2018

Sphero raises $12M as it focuses on education

Tech -- TechCrunch - This year has been a rough one for Sphero. The Colorado-based toy robotics startup kicked off the year with dozens of layoffs, a...

June 14, 2018 03:59 PM

June 13, 2018

The Changing Face of Innovation in China

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The art of bian lian - or "face changing" - is integral to Sichuan opera: A main character changes masks to...

June 13, 2018 04:04 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 13, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - China/Taiwan Update;

U.S. April Shipments, Orders & Inventories;

Global Semiconductor sales increased 20.2% y/y to $37.6 billion...

June 13, 2018 03:50 PM

June 11, 2018

myDevices Accelerates Mass Adoption of IoT for Business with IoT in a Box(tm), The World's First 'Internet of Things' Product for the Reseller Channel

Business Wire -- myDevices' IoT in a Box enables resellers to offer turnkey, prepackaged remote monitoring IoT solutions, creating recurring revenue...

June 11, 2018 04:35 AM

June 08, 2018

With index changes, Americans are sending billions to China (whether they know it or not)

Tech -- TechCrunch - There have been two major developments in Chinese equities this month that have the potential to rewire the world financial system....

June 08, 2018 03:00 PM

ZTE will be able to buy US parts again with new deal ending export ban

Tech -- The Verge - ZTE will soon be able to buy parts from the United States again after reaching a deal with the Trump administration, the Commerce...

June 08, 2018 04:16 AM

June 07, 2018

The 6 ways to make money in IoT

Enterprise -- Network World News - According to the McKinsey Global Institute, IoT will have a total potential impact of up to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025....

June 07, 2018 04:06 PM

June 06, 2018

Stress Test Your Company's Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

Think -- HBR.org - As uncertainty is increasing and competition is becoming more fierce, executives need to have a broader understanding...

June 06, 2018 03:32 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 6, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global Manufacturing Growth Slows but Still Positive; World Server Vendor Revenue increased 38.6% in 1Q'18; World Smartphone...

June 06, 2018 03:01 PM

June 05, 2018

Infographic: Learning and Leadership Evolving in Digital Business

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - "Coming of Age Digitally: Learning, Leadership, and Legacy," the 2018 global report on digital transformation...

June 05, 2018 05:53 PM

Weekly Global Update for May 30, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - "Flash" May Purchasing Manager Indices; Global Industrial Production Continues to Climb; World Electronic Supply Chain 1St Quarter...

June 05, 2018 05:00 PM

June 04, 2018

Mary Meeker: China's AI expertise is 'focused and organized and gaining'

VentureBeat - dev -- Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Report today to highlight a broad range of subjects influencing the future of technology, ranging...

June 04, 2018 02:34 AM

Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub

Tech -- The Verge - Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub, and could announce the deal as early as Monday. Bloomberg reports that the software giant...

June 04, 2018 02:04 AM

June 02, 2018

U.S. Gains 223K Jobs; Unemployment At 18-Year Low Of 3.8 Pct.

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate...

June 02, 2018 10:48 PM

May 31, 2018

Investor founder matching platform CrunchMatch returns to Disrupt San Francisco this September

Tech -- TechCrunch - Disrupt San Francisco 2018, TechCrunch's flagship technology conference, is back this fall on Sept. 5-7, and it's bigger and bolder...

May 31, 2018 03:22 PM

Here's Mary Meeker's essential 2018 Internet Trends report

Tech -- TechCrunch - Want to understand all the most important tech stats and trends? Legendary venture capitalist Mary Meeker has just released the...

May 31, 2018 03:21 PM

May 30, 2018

Trump announces tariffs on China, tech crackdown ahead of key trade meeting

Denver Post -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese...

May 30, 2018 05:08 PM

GDPR attacks: First Google, Facebook, now activists go after Apple, Amazon, LinkedIn

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Just days after the new law comes into force, privacy activists add more tech giants to their list of GDPR targets.

May 30, 2018 03:20 PM