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March 20, 2019
Samsung Elec sees green shoots in China smartphone business: co-CEO
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday its new Galaxy flagship smartphones were selling well in China and it was confident it could reverse the recent slump ...
How will we get around in 2050?
The majority of vehicles on the road could be self-driving by 2050, according to enthusiasts for electric and autonomous cars. They believe technology, ...
BBC News
Enhancing the Quality of Your Selective Soldering Process
Learn what causes TH solder defects and how to correct them. This Process Troubleshooting Guide will enhance the quality of your selective soldering process...
Technical Paper
Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia lead supply chain relocation decision short lists
Here are Southeast Asia regions mentioned by 850 companies for supply chain relocation. Tariff uncertainty and trade tensions causing many companies to ...
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Keeping Counterfeit Components Out of Supply Chain
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Polyurethane Encapsulants - Enhanced Protection For LEDs in Challenging Environments
Assembling High Current Heavy Copper PCBs
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Characteristics of EPIG Deposits for Fine Line Applications
Next-Gen, High-Temp Capable Underfill
Opinion: PCs and smartphones duke it out for gaming champion
The big picture: Everyone knows that gaming continues to be a very hot category, drawing more eyeballs, hours, and dollars than virtually any other activity ...
5 Powerful Methods to Declutter Your Life
In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses a few tactics you can use to replenish your life with positive influences in order to achieve ...
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence & Manufacturing
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to be the one technology that unleashes the value of the smart factory and the suggested potential of the fourth ...
Why Ambition Is Nothing More Than a Willingness to Fail
In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mars Discovery District talks with Ray Reddy, the CEO of Ritual, a mobile pick-up and pay app. Reddy points out that ...
Apple announces faster, smarter iMacs
Apple is on a product launch spree ahead of its spring press event. The company announced on Tuesday its iMac line is getting a refresh after nearly 14 months. ...
US-China trade war could slash US$1 trillion from US economy in a decade warns Chamber of Commerce
The year is 2029, the US-China trade war is still being waged, and it has cost the American economy US$1 trillion. That is the warning contained in a new report ...
South China Morning Post
How to Become Emotionally Invincible
Nick Santonastasso, global motivational speaker, talks with Dave Meltzer about the lessons he's learned since being born with a rare birth defect that caused ...
Oracle Enhances Cloud SCM Suite with Collaboration & AI Intelligence
Today, at the Oracle Modern Business Experience, Oracle announced updates to its Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning ...
China smartphone maker Xiaomi beats profit view, sees more global expansion
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp said on Tuesday its fourth-quarter net profit more than tripled to 1.85 billion yuan ($275.59 million), on stronger revenue. ...
Solid-State Lithium Batteries Take Another Small Step Forward
Lithium ion batteries have become the go-to solution for everything from cell phones and personal electronics, to electric vehicles (EVs), to support of ...
Design News
Foxconn plans to set up global data center in Kaohsiung
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) plans to set up a global data center in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, with the center to process and store data for Foxconn Group's ...
Why China is in our faces
Ms Scovia Nabbowa, a supplier of freshly squeezed passion fruit juice stopped serving it in glasses and opted for plastic cups on the grounds that they are ...
Daily Monitor
Huawei Takes Nearly a Quarter of EMEA Smartphone Market and Closes Gap to Samsung in Fourth-Quarter 2018, Says IDC
According to International Data Corporation (IDC) research, Huawei continued its rapid rise in the EMEA smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2018. It ...
What 5G technology means for the insurance and collision repair industries
The promise of 5G technology was one of the top stories coming out of this year's Consumer Electronics Show. But what does that mean for the insurance and ...
Canadian Underwriter
Foxconn: Searching for a clear vision
In Wisconsin we're not building a factory. You can't use a factory to view our Wisconsin investment.". Foxconn executive Louis Woo's words in a late ...
Biz Times
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When did Time magazine name the computer its "Man of the Year"?
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Using Solder Paste Beyond the Expiration Date
We assembled a batch of PCBs using a water soluble paste that was beyond the expiration date. After cleaning we are seeing a white powder residue. Do you think it is because the paste ...
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"What we play is life."
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President Johnson notifies Alabama's Governor Wallace that he will use federal authority to call up the Alabama National Guard in order to supervise a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery.
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
When did Time magazine name the computer its "Man of the Year"?
Answer: December 26, 1982. The first non-human to receive the award since its creation in 1927. Describing the personal computer as 1982's "greatest influence for good or evil," the article titled "The Computer Moves In."