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Markt & Technik Names Managers of the 2022 Year for Passive Components thumbnail

In its eighth year, the Markt & Technik awards honor top performing three managers with a history of success from seven industry categories. The annual awards, now in their eighth year, honor top performing managers from seven industry categories — batteries/rechargeable batteries, electromechanics, embedded systems, semiconductors, passive components, supply chain and sustainability. More than 7,000 …

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KEMET Extends Lifetime of AO-CAP Aluminum Polymer SMD Chip Capacitors thumbnail

KEMET enhanced AO-CAP® aluminum polymer SMD chip capacitor A700 series product offering with the new material setting and manufacturing flow, allowing a specification expansion of endurance life at rated voltage and storage unbiased at 125ºC up to 3000h.  High demand in power management and miniaturization requirements combined with high-temperature profiles over the lifespan are today’s …

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Fable: The Partygoing Astronomer thumbnail

550 years ago, a Danish nobleman  and great astronomer, observed, without the benefit of a telescope,  that the moon went round the earth and the planets went round the sun. The king gave him and island where he both performed experiments and partied He lost his nose in a mathematical argument which descended into a …

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How Much Free Speech Is Too Much  Free Speech? thumbnail

There’s an interesting row brewing between Texas and the US Supreme Court. Last September, Texas passed a law saying that social media platforms with more than 50 million users could not ban people based on their political viewpoints. Texas argues that the law is necessary to protect free speech by combating  liberal bias on social …

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Intel  to get German  fab subsidies worth $7.3bn thumbnail

Intel will receive $7.3 billion in subsidies representing 40% of the $19 billion cost of  building two fabs in Magdeburg, Germany. Construction is scheduled to start next year with first silicon planned for 2027. Intel is also building two fabs in Chandler, Arizona costing $20 billion and plans to build two fabs in Columbus, Ohio at …

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Trusted Objects joins Renesas Ready Partner Program thumbnail

Trusted Objects, the embedded cybersecurity specialist,  has joined the Renesas Ready Partner Program  to deliver a simple and secure programming flow to OEM developers using Renesas Trusted Secure IP Driver (TSIP). MCU programming operations are often outsourced throughout the world in uncontrolled environments. Setting up the implementation of the full programming process and protecting data …

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Mass-manufacturable photonic sensors operating at the quantum limit thumbnail

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Bath and Warwick have found a way to operate mass manufacturable photonic sensors at the quantum limit. This paves the way for practical applications such as monitoring greenhouse gases and cancer detection. Quantum sensing is poised to revolutionise today’s sensors, but the majority of quantum sensing schemes rely on …

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Digi-key adds quote integration to myLists tool thumbnail

The distributor Digi-Key Electronics has updated its myLists parts list management tool for users to include price quotes, to help with ordering efficiency. Basically, the tool helps buyers consolidate bills of materials (BOMs), price and availability lists, and quotes. And specifically, the new quote integration allows you to upload lists of up to 1,000 parts …

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Murata-Pycom Device Cloud thumbnail

Murata has integrated its Type 1DX for Wi-Fi, Type 1SJ for LoRaWAN and Type 1SC for cellular LTE Cat-M1/NB-IoT modules into Pycom’s products while building a module featuring all the 3 modules and mounting options for early prototyping and go to market. Pycom is delivering a Murata device management and application enablement platform – called …

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