Woodstock Wire: Industry News

April 20, 2018

Component Shortages Define First Half of 2018...& Beyond

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Component shortages, which plagued the industry last year, are likely continue and even get worse.

April 20, 2018 05:47 PM

April 19, 2018

The Electronics Industry: A Pawn in the US vs. China Chess Game

Enterprise -- TechNewsWorld - Rising tensions between China and the U.S. have led to growing concerns that a tariff war will have a negative impact on...

April 19, 2018 06:25 PM

April 18, 2018

Weekly Global Update for April 18, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Europe Update;

Taiwan/China Update;

Top 50 EMS Providers Sales up 11.4% to $300 billion in 2017;

Chip Demand from China Handset...

April 18, 2018 04:02 PM

April 16, 2018

China electronics makers expect 10% revenue growth via tech innovations

DigiTimes -- Despite escalating trade tensions between China and the US, many China exhibitors at the 2018 Global Sources Consumer Electronics in Hong Kong...

April 16, 2018 03:28 PM

April 15, 2018

The Future of High-Reliability Electronics

Electronic Design -- The electronics industry has grown tremendously over the last 50 years, and performance and cost advances have enabled capabilities beyond what...

April 15, 2018 04:31 AM

April 12, 2018

Prices Up 0.3 Pct In March, A Hint Of Inflation

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. wholesale prices increased 0.3 percent in March, driven higher by the largest increase in food costs in nearly...

April 12, 2018 03:50 PM

April 11, 2018

Weekly Global Update for April 11, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Slower Global Manufacturing Growth; February U.S. Electronic Supply Chain Shipments, Orders & Inventories; Worldwide Semiconductors...

April 11, 2018 03:25 PM

April 06, 2018

Proposed US - China Import Tariffs Target Many Electronic Components

Electronics Extra -- Capacitors, Resistors, Fuses, Relays, LEDs and Lithium Primary Batteries...

US Trade Representative proposes an...

April 06, 2018 02:36 AM

April 05, 2018

Microsoft commits to spending $5 billion over four years on IoT

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft, the 'intelligent cloud/intelligent edge' company plans to step up its work in IoT research, products and programs.

April 05, 2018 04:18 PM

Gartner Says Worldwide End-User Device Spending Set to Increase 7 Percent in 2018; Global Device Shipments Are Forecast to Return to Growth

Think -- Gartner - After a decline of 3 percent in 2017, worldwide shipments of devices - PCs, tablets and mobile phones - are forecast to return to growth...

April 05, 2018 03:34 PM

Charles Koch: Trade war could lead to socialism, hurts workers

Electronics -- Koch Industries - As the United States and China continue to exchange blows in the forms of tariffs on one another's goods, Koch Industries chairman...

April 05, 2018 03:28 PM

Weekly Global Update for April 4, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Solar/Photovoltaic Growth Resumes; Recent World Forecasts and Economic Growth Rates; Japan Update; Global 5G Users will reach...

April 05, 2018 03:24 PM

April 03, 2018

AspenCore Announces 2018 China IC Design Awards Winners

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- AspenCore, the world's largest media group within the technical electronics sector, held the 2018 China IC Design Awards presentation ceremony...

April 03, 2018 06:15 PM

April 02, 2018

IPC Pulse of the Electronics Industry Survey Shows Strong Business Outlook

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries(r) IPC released the results of its first-quarter 2018 global Pulse of the Electronics...

April 02, 2018 04:32 PM

March 30, 2018

Distributors are optimistic about 2018 semiconductor sales - By James Carbone

Electronics Sourcing -- Last year was a good year for distributors that specialise in semiconductors or derive a large percentage of their overall ...

March 30, 2018 05:09 PM

US Electronics Industry To Top $10bn

Mannerisms - ElectronicsWeekly -- Assuming no substantial rise in the volume of imports US from Japan, America's major competitor for US markets, the US electronics industry should...

March 30, 2018 04:27 PM

March 29, 2018

Plantronics looks to create one-stop shop across UCC with $2 billion Polycom acquisition

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Plantronics moves far beyond headsets by buying Polycom, which brings them into three additional businesses that are synergistic...

March 29, 2018 07:18 PM

March 28, 2018

Lessons From the Maker Movement

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - We make heroes of entrepreneurial innovators. According to a recent YouGov survey, Microsoft founder Bill Gates...

March 28, 2018 04:30 PM

March 27, 2018

China's AI wizards want to entertain you, cure you, and dominate the world

Think -- MIT Technology Review - At EmTech Digital, three Chinese executives highlighted how far AI has come in the country-and its plans for the future.

March 27, 2018 04:24 PM

Weekly Global Update for March 28, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Growth Slows in Europe and Japan say "Flash" March PMI Leading Indicators; U.S. February Electronic Supply Chain Preliminary...

March 27, 2018 04:05 PM

March 24, 2018

IoT security spending to spike above $1.5 billion next year

Enterprise -- Network World News - The market for IoT security products is set to grow sharply, as the general IoT market becomes ever more ubiquitous, according...

March 24, 2018 11:19 PM

How Amazon Delivers on Its Core Product: Convenience

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - The e-commerce giant's rapid growth of its fulfillment center network has been key to its dominance over the past decade,...

March 24, 2018 10:22 PM

March 23, 2018

The Consumerization of IoT

Think -- Gartner Blog Network

March 23, 2018 03:56 PM

Writing a Musical About Silicon Valley? Start with Robert Noyce, Add a Dash of Marissa Mayer

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Playwright picks Robert Noyce to be the conscience of a female founder as he sets Silicon Valley to song in "Venture"


March 23, 2018 03:45 PM

March 21, 2018

Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending Will Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018

Think -- Gartner - Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organizations...

March 21, 2018 04:58 PM

Are You Ready for the Third Digital Revolution?

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - The world is heading into a third digital revolution with computerized fabrication, notes a new book -- Designing Reality....

March 21, 2018 04:53 PM

March 20, 2018

What Uber's fatal accident could mean for the autonomous car industry

Think -- MIT Technology Review - The first pedestrian death leads some to ask whether the industry is moving too fast to deploy the technology.

March 20, 2018 04:05 PM

Weekly Global Update for March 21, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - 4Q'17 Electronic Equipment Growth - Updated; Growth of Electronic Supply Chain; IC Market Forecast Increased from 8% to 15%;...

March 20, 2018 03:23 PM

March 17, 2018

China wants to shape the global future of artificial intelligence

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Drawing up technical standards is an early attempt to control how AI evolves worldwide.

March 17, 2018 01:21 AM

Manufacturing Outlook: Best in 10 Years

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Economic conditions are coming together to create a solid outlook for the U.S. industrial and manufacturing sector this year,...

March 17, 2018 01:14 AM

March 15, 2018

Securing Data Privacy & the Law Forcing Compliance

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Companies struggle to understand what "privacy by design" will look like as Europe's latest data privacy regulations come into effect...

March 15, 2018 05:23 PM

Weekly Global Update for March 14, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - China/Taiwan - Sharp February Sales Declines; World Semiconductor Sales up 22.7% y/y to $30.6 billion in January; U.S. January...

March 15, 2018 03:51 PM

March 14, 2018

March 13, 2018

Citing national security, Trump quashes Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - President Donald Trump late today quashed Broadcom Ltd.'s $121 billion hostile bid to buy Qualcomm Inc., effectively ending a...

March 13, 2018 03:54 PM

Gartner Survey Reveals Nearly Half of Organizations Implementing IoT Are Using or Plan to Use Digital Twin Initiatives in 2018

Think -- Gartner - Forty-eight percent of organizations that are implementing the Internet of Things (IoT) said they are already using, or plan to use...

March 13, 2018 03:27 PM

March 11, 2018

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

Think -- HBR.org - In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings....

March 11, 2018 10:59 PM

March 08, 2018

IEEE Women in Engineering Brings Inspiring Speakers Center Stage at Its 5th Annual International Leadership Conference

Business Wire: Aerospace News -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced new...

March 08, 2018 07:17 PM

March 07, 2018

6 Inspiring Women Empowering Digital Transformation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Six female industry veterans at Jabil offer their perspectives about the digital revolution and what it means for the high-technology...

March 07, 2018 07:11 PM

Finding Applications for Technologies Beyond the Core Business

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Your company may be sitting on a hidden treasure. The technologies underlying your core business could have...

March 07, 2018 05:14 PM

Weekly Global Update for March 7, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - February Purchasing Managers Indices; January U.S. Electronics Shipments, Orders & Inventories; World Semiconductor Market Expected...

March 07, 2018 05:03 PM

March 05, 2018

India rising: An alternative to China

DigiTimes -- With steady market growth and increasing economies of scale, India is an important alternative to China for countries that seek balanced industrial...

March 05, 2018 02:41 AM

March 04, 2018

Global Wearables Market Grows 10% in 2017

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The worldwide wearables market continued its upward trajectory in both the fourth quarter (4Q17) and full year 2017 with total shipment volumes...

March 04, 2018 04:02 AM

March 02, 2018

Global Wearables Market Grows 7.7% in 4Q17 and 10.3% in 2017 as Apple Seizes the Leader Position, Says IDC

Think -- IDC - According to data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, total shipments of wearables in Q4 2017 reached 37.9 million...

March 02, 2018 05:23 PM

March 01, 2018

February 28, 2018

Amazon acquires smart doorbell maker Ring for $1B+

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Amazon.com Inc. has acquired smart doorbell maker Ring Inc. for a figure believed to be over $1 billion, making it the e-commerce...

February 28, 2018 06:40 PM

Electronics Manufacturers Favorable on Tax Reform

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- U.S.-based supply executives are receiving the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 favorably. The tax reform, signed into law by President Donald...

February 28, 2018 07:17 AM

How Silicon Valley Came of Age: The Role of Little-known Innovators

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - Stanford historian Leslie Berlin discusses her book about Silicon Valley's origins, and some little-known yet significant...

February 28, 2018 07:09 AM