Woodstock Wire: Industry News

April 15, 2021

Worldwide IT Spending Could Hit $4 Trillion This Year | Weekly News Roundup for April 14, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: Growth in industrial networks continues despite the global pandemic; shipments of desktop and notebook computers and workstations remains strong; a new shortage of this component is unlikely to impact automotive production -...

April 15, 2021 07:03 PM

April 09, 2021

Woodstock Wire Turns 20

Media -- Electronics News Post - On April 8, 2001 the first edition of the Woodstock Wire was published. Over the last 20 years the newsletter has offered the readers 497,000+ stories - all hand curated. Many thanks to the loyal [...]

April 09, 2021 02:50 AM

Electronics Industry Awards 2021: Entry deadline extended

Media -- Components in Electronics - Following feedback from across the sector, the deadline for entries in the Electronics Industry Awards has been extended to Friday 30 April.

The extension to the deadline will allow businesses from across the electronics market...

April 09, 2021 02:45 AM

April 07, 2021


Media -- eBOM - Some distributors say their sales to the automotive supply chain are rising because of semiconductor shortages, rising electronic content in cars and the trend towards electric vehicles.

Automotive represents a small percentage of electronics distributors'...

April 07, 2021 05:11 PM

April 01, 2021

Japan's Hitachi acquires GlobalLogic for $9.6 billion

ABC - Technology -- Japanese industrial, electronic and construction conglomerate Hitachi Ltd

April 01, 2021 12:57 AM

March 31, 2021

Recovery: Global Economy Expected to Grow Nearly 6% in 2021 | Weekly News Roundup for March 31, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: businesses eye bold post-pandemic growth plans; EV shipments topped 2.5 million units in 2020; battery technology could be the next battleground in the climate change war - plus other news from the global electronics industry.

March 31, 2021 10:50 PM

Apple supplier Foxconn warns that component shortages will last until 2022

Tech -- The Verge - The ongoing global shortage for electronic components continues, and Foxconn - which handles manufacturing for Apple, among other major tech heavyweights - has announced...

March 31, 2021 09:29 PM

March 26, 2021

Analysts Expect European AI Spending to Reach $12 Billion | Weekly News Roundup for March 24, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: tracking the impact of the Renesas fab fire on the automotive supply chain; another EV maker announces a massive new supercharger network; the U.S. military looks to non-lethal defense systems for drones - and other headlines...

March 26, 2021 06:15 PM

March 24, 2021

How the Electronics Industry is Overcoming COVID19

Media -- eBOM - In relation to COVID19, what was the biggest hurdle your organisation overcame?

The biggest challenge we faced was the safety of our staff. Laboratory activities continued with essential staff, and to ensure their safety we introduced strict social...

March 24, 2021 12:12 AM

March 21, 2021

IBM Celebrates Global Women Leaders Shaping the Future of AI for Business

Electronics -- IBM - Microelectronics - IBM's annual Women Leaders in AI program honors 40 professionals from 18 countries using AI to drive innovation

March 21, 2021 05:00 AM

Time is running out to submit your entry to this year's Electronics Industry Awards

Media -- Components in Electronics - The Electronics Industry Awards is the leading scheme for the recognition of excellence from across the sector. With this year's entry deadline of Friday 2 April fast approaching, time is running out for you to put yourself...

March 21, 2021 04:25 AM

March 17, 2021

Electronic Warfare Market To Be Worth USD 26,260 mn by 2026 at CAGR 2.6%

Media -- ELE Times - The Global Electronic Warfare Market size is forecasted to attain USD 26,260 Million by 2026, from USD 21,880 Million in 2019, at a CAGR of 2.6% during the projection period 2021-2026.

Major factors driving the growth of electronic warfare...

March 17, 2021 02:30 AM

March 15, 2021

70% of enterprises on way to Internet-based operation without offices, says Ericsson Taiwan

Media -- DIGITIMES - About 70% of the world's companies are on their way to getting rid of physical offices, according to Chafic Nassif, president for Ericsson Taiwan.

March 15, 2021 10:49 PM

March 14, 2021

Europe 2030 plan touches on semiconductors, quantum computing

Media -- eeNews Europe - The European Commission has presented its 2030 Digital Compass plan which covers ambitions for the increasing digitalization of society and infrastructure.

And within it the Commission has stated the ambition that it wants to be...

March 14, 2021 01:40 AM

March 08, 2021

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

Justmeans -- FSG is celebrating women in leadership this International Women's Day, March 8. Regardless of where you are in the world, we are happy to share these gender equity resources with you.

March 08, 2021 01:21 AM

March 07, 2021

Automotive Electronics Market Expected to Reach US$ 640.5 Bn by 2030

Media -- ELE Times - The Global Automotive Electronics Market size is expected to hit around US$ 640.56 Billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 7.64%, as per reports.

The Global Automotive Electronics Market size was accounted for US$ 255.98 billion in 2020, as per a...

March 07, 2021 09:31 PM

March 02, 2021

David versus Goliath - Europe's Standing In The World Electronics Market

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Europe's world market share of electronics is falling and is on its way to 8% writes Andreas Falke, Managing Director of FBDi, the German component distributor association.

To put this in perspective, Apple and Samsung each claim the electronics...

March 02, 2021 08:02 PM

TTI Family of Companies Remembers Founder and Chief Executive Officer Paul Andrews

Distribution -- TTI Releases - TTI, Inc., a leading distributor of electronic components, announces the passing of Paul Andrews, TTI founder and CEO.

March 02, 2021 06:19 PM

March 01, 2021

Executive Order Paves Way for $37bn to Boost U.S. Chip Capacity

Aspencore -- EETimes - President Biden on Wednesday signed, as expected, an executive order that paves the way for allocation of $37 billion federal government investment to address the chip supply shortfall.

Industry reaction has been positive with both the Semiconductor...

March 01, 2021 03:29 AM

February 24, 2021

France Calls To Reduce EU Dependence On Electronic Components: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Dependence was unacceptable and was making the European Union vulnerable in industries like car manufacturing that had run short of some components from Asia. It is essential to reinforce the European industrial strategy with the...

February 24, 2021 11:24 PM

February 18, 2021

Supplyframe Expands Executive Insights Virtual Roundtable Series

Business Wire -- Supplyframe today announced additional sessions of its Executive Insights series, its popular series of virtual roundtable events that brings together executive leaders, experts, partners, and professionals to discuss the most important topics facing...

February 18, 2021 06:52 PM

Earthquake in Japan affects the electronic components supply chain

Media -- SemiMedia - On the evening of the 13th, an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the northeastern region of Japan, which affected the production of manufacturers such as Murata, Renesas, and Shin-Etsu. Among them, Murata's factories...

February 18, 2021 06:26 PM

February 15, 2021

The Biden administration is working to help address global semiconductor chip shortage

Tech -- The Verge - The White House has pledged to help address the ongoing global semiconductor shortage, with President Joe Biden said to be signing an executive order to conduct a supply chain review along with developing a long-term...

February 15, 2021 02:34 AM

February 12, 2021

European chip shortage looms for 2021

Media -- eeNews Europe - DMASS reports a 12.7 percent fall in semiconductor revenue across Europe last year to 7.7bn and warns of shortages later this year.The European semiconductor distribution market seems to have seen the worst decline in 2020...

February 12, 2021 08:49 PM

Expansion in Worldwide Automotive Power Electronics Market

Media -- ELE Times - Power electronics are incorporated in Automotive for numerous applications including energy transformation, motion control, and switching power supplies. They are used for controlling automotive electronics such as seat controls, advanced...

February 12, 2021 08:44 PM

Indian Electronic Industry: The Factors Driving India's Electronics Industry

Media -- ELE Times - India's economy is set to bounce back strongly in 2021 as businesses return to pre-COVID-19 levels. Even though the pandemic is far from over, India is learning to live with the virus. India is expected to be the fastest-growing Asian economy...

February 12, 2021 08:29 PM

DMASS Optimistic Despite Q4 2020 Decline

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 3.8% to 1.86 Billion Euro in Q4 2020, show the latest figures from DMASS. The full year ended on sales of 7.72 Billion Euro, down 12.4%.

DMASS says that the European semiconductor...

February 12, 2021 07:36 PM

February 08, 2021

The Factors Driving India's Electronics Industry

Media -- ELE Times - India's economy is set to bounce back strongly in 2021 as businesses return to pre-COVID-19 levels. Even though the pandemic is far from over, India is learning to live with the virus. India is expected to be the fastest-growing Asian economy...

February 08, 2021 05:48 PM

Electronics eats the car industry

Media -- eeNews Europe - Several trends have come together to highlight a fundamental shift in the global car industry that is accelerating.The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the essential role that semiconductors play in the car industry, from sensors...

February 08, 2021 03:31 AM

Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame Announced by ESD Alliance and IEEE CEDA

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - The Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA), sponsors of the Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions...

February 08, 2021 03:04 AM

January 27, 2021

The Evolution of The Electronics Industry

Media -- eBOM - The electronics industry has developed leaps and bounds over the past century. With the Consumer Electronics segment projected to reach a revenue of $415,897m in 2021 with an annual growth rate of 4.0%, stated by Statista, the industry is not slowing...

January 27, 2021 08:41 PM

January 22, 2021

Rapid Growth Coming in Private Industrial Wireless, 5G Infrastructure | Weekly News Roundup for January 20, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week's headlines: private industrial network infrastructure is on track for rapid growth; component shortages continue to hit the automotive industry; Intel is outsourcing more chip manufacturing - and more electronics industry news.

January 22, 2021 04:53 AM

January 15, 2021


Media -- Components in Electronics - The Electronics Industry Awards - the premier event for the electronics sector - is back for 2021 to celebrate the very best professionals, products, projects and people, and entries are now open!

Now in its fourth year, the...

January 15, 2021 06:45 PM

January 14, 2021

Chip Shortages, Tight Capacity Impacting Auto Manufacturing | Weekly News Roundup for Jan. 13, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Impacts of Lixing fab power outage detailed; trends to watch at CES 2021; DRAM and NAND controller prices to rise in 2021; and more of the week's technology headlines.

January 14, 2021 05:55 PM

January 12, 2021

Keysight's 2021 predictions

Media -- eeNews Europe - Jay Alexander, CTO at Keysight gives his predictions for 2021, from AI and 5G to quantum technology, healthcare and driverless carsThe impact of a hybrid workforce on technology development, design and deployment will be addressed...

January 12, 2021 06:54 PM

January 10, 2021

Artificial Intelligence: A core element of the Industry 4.0 Revolution

Media -- ELE Times - There was a time when Artificial Intelligence was considered futuristic. We are using so much AI in our daily lives like navigation systems in cars, fitness apps, Alexa and Siri, Amazon, Netflix, weather forecasting, and high-speed stock trading...

January 10, 2021 03:42 AM

January 04, 2021

Smart agriculture market to be worth $20.6 billion by 2026

Media -- New Electronics - New research from Polaris Market Research suggests that the global smart agriculture market could be worth in excess of $20.6 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of more than 14% from 2019 to 2026.

January 04, 2021 05:48 PM

December 30, 2020

Weekly Global Update for December 30, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This weekly global update covers supply chain growth and performance, Japanese Domestic Electronics Production, and more.

December 30, 2020 08:41 PM

December 29, 2020

Chinese Officials Join US Politicians In Suddenly Falling Out Of Love With Big Tech

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Big Tech is falling out of favor not just in the West, but in China as well. Recent regulatory crackdowns on Ant Group, Alibaba and Tencent show that China's former tech darlings have run afoul with all-powerful political and regulatory regime...

December 29, 2020 09:23 PM

December 25, 2020

EDS Reschedules 2021 Summit to Aug. 30 - Sept. 2.

Aspencore -- EPS News - The EDS Board of Directors has announced that it will reschedule its 2021 EDS Leadership Summit. Previously set to take place in Las Vegas from May 10 - 14, the dates are now set for August 30 - September 2.

The change in dates also moves...

December 25, 2020 11:15 PM

December 24, 2020

U.S. Industrial Production Rose in October | Weekly Global Update for December 23, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Semiconductors equipment sales projected to grow and register a new industry record, U.S Industrial production climbs up slightly in November. This and more on the Weekly Global Update

December 24, 2020 09:26 PM

December 22, 2020

Taiwan 2020 output for automotive electronics estimated at NT$280 billion

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based makers of automotive electronic components and devices will generate NT$280 billion (US$9.72 billion) in output in 2020, according to Leu Jang-hwa, director general for Industrial Development Bureau.

December 22, 2020 09:32 PM

Europe lays out its plan to reboot digital rules and tame tech giants

Tech -- TechCrunch - European lawmakers have introduced two legislative proposals as part of a major policy reboot to update regional rules for digital business and rein in big tech.

The Digital Services Act (DSA) will update the bloc's long-standing ecommerce...

December 22, 2020 12:01 AM

December 17, 2020

It's Time for Automakers to Get Serious About Safety

Aspencore -- EETimes - According to press reports, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess expects autonomous vehicles (AVs) to be ready for sale "between 2025 and 2030." I read that headline and thought "Not again, haven't we been here before?" To paraphrase Groucho Marx:...

December 17, 2020 11:59 PM

Forecasts Expect Ongoing Recovery in Q1 2021 | Weekly Global Update for Dec. 16, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - A look at third quarter supply chain growth, server markets grew worldwide and DRAM prices expected to recover Q1'21. This and more in the Weekly Global Update.

December 17, 2020 11:29 PM

Applied AI in Action: Helping Drug Development

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - One example of how AI delivers efficiencies that can be a boon to industry: alleviating the time and frustrations involved in drug development.

December 17, 2020 11:09 PM

December 13, 2020

Singapore's government launches blockchain innovation program with $8.9 million in funding

Tech -- TechCrunch - A group of Singaporean government agencies is launching a new research program for blockchain technology with $12 million SGD (about $8.9 million USD) in funding. Called the Singapore Blockchain Innovation Programme (SBIP), the project is...

December 13, 2020 04:02 AM

Rollercoaster Year for The Electronics Industry

Media -- eBOM - 2020 has been a turbulent year for the electronics industry, mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic impact and other factors such as Brexit, tariff wars and technology trends taking off. However, the electronics industry seems to be in good shape...

December 13, 2020 03:51 AM

December 11, 2020

Strong Demand for PCs, Smartphones Continues | Weekly Global Update for Dec. 9, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Semiconductor sales are expected to increase globally, smartphone production is up globally and computer shipments grew YoY in Q4. This and more in the Weekly Global Update.

December 11, 2020 07:36 PM