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May 21, 2019
New AI Computing in Consumer Electronics
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The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) will require diverse new microelectronic solutions to meet the evolving demands of large-scale data centers, "mid-size" systems like autonomous vehicles and robots, and a growing array of mobile devices, appliances, wearables, and as-yet un-envisioned applications. Of central importance is the need to achieve unprecedented efficiency and speed in the collection ...
EE Times
DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters ...
Reuters
Strategies For Ensuring a Smooth Assembly Process
Choosing your assembly house is important. A reliable assembly partner will help you avoid costly failures as well as defective and improperly installed components.
Technical Paper
11 Things Smart People Don't Say
There are some things you simply never want to say at work. These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when ...
Entrepreneur
High Reliability Alloy for Auto Apps
Dispelling Dry Storage Myths
Strategies For Ensuring a Smooth Assembly Process
New Generation of Conformal Coatings for Challenging Operating Environments
US Army & nScrypt Direct Digitally Manufacture 3D Printed Circuit Structure
Handling Risk Mitigation in Hand Soldering
Oven vs Product Profiling
Keeping Counterfeit Components Out of Supply Chain
US loosens restrictions on Huawei products temporarily
To help American companies cope with the shock of banning Huawei equipment, the Trump administration temporarily eased up — just a bit — on its restrictions. The US ...
CNN
How a Supply Chain Planning System Drives Total Value, Part 1
Supply chain complexity has increased exponentially over the past several decades because of globalization, consumer demand for increased product customization and the ...
EPS News
Supply Chain Pros Report High Job Satisfaction & Stability, Improved Gender Pay Parity
The global electronics manufacturing industry has been talking about the huge talent gap for supply chain jobs. Universities are stepping up with new and more ...
EBN
As trade war grinds on, Chinese authorities ready the populace for a long fight
China's government looks to be settling in for a long trade war with the United States, with President Xi Jinping invoking one of the Communist Party’s most epic ...
The Washington Post
Google may just have killed Huawei's bid to become the world's top smartphone brand
Google is restricting Huawei's access to its Android operating system and apps after the Trump administration blacklisted the Chinese tech firm. The move is a ...
CNN
Effect of TIM Compression Loads on BGA Reliability
This work aims to provide guidance for the potential trade-offs between thermal performances and second level interconnect reliability.
Circuit Insight - Analysis Lab
Why I Bought a Galaxy S10 5G
A wireless analyst and former Qualcomm product marketer explains his passion for the new Samsung 5G handset. Last week people finally had the opportunity to ...
EE Times
More companies in China handing over technology
The number of foreign companies that feel compelled to hand over technology in exchange for Chinese market access — an issue that sparked President Donald Trump's ...
News & Record
Development and Testing of a Lead-Free Low Melting Point Alloy
This paper describes the development and testing procedure of a new lead-free low melting point alloy.
Circuit Insight - Materials Tech
U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media
Chinese state media criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic ...
Reuters
5G Is Coming, and It’s Fortified With Fiber
The next generation of wireless tech, 5G, promises a frictionless future: We'll be able to do whatever we do on our phones much, much faster, and more devices can ...
Wired
Now China's Got Its Own Anti-U.S. Trade War Song
Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants ...
Bloomberg
May 21, 2019: FREE Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshop
May 21, 2019: Massachusetts (Boston) Chapter: Understanding the requirements of IPC-J-STD-001
May 21, 2019: Medical Electronics Symposium
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May 23, 2019: Reliability of Circuit Assemblies Workshop
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At what speed does a car operate at maximum economy, gase-wise?
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Baking Concerns for Stacked Trays of Components
When we are baking multiple trays of parts stacked on top of each other in our oven, will this lessen the effect of baking on the components in the middle trays. Do ...
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Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
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Engineering and Operations Management, Independent Consultant
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Mark McMeen
VP Engineering Services, STI Electronics Inc.
Carlos Bouras
General Manager, Nordson SELECT
Michael Kaminsky
Sr Fiald Applications Support Engineer, Kester Inc.
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Scienscope International announced today that it has added a new position to further enhance its status in the market and highlight its "customer first" strategy. ...
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Camalot Announces PCB Temperature Monitoring on Prodigy Dispenser
ITW EAE is introducing a patent pending option for the Camalot Prodigy dispenser that was developed to ensure process stability and increase yields for underfill applications. ...
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At what speed does a car operate at maximum economy, gase-wise?
Answer: Speeds between 25 and 35 miles per hour