In the mid-15th century, a new technology that would change the course of history was invented. Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press, with its movable type, promoted the dissemination of information and ideas that is widely recognized as a major contributing factor for the Renaissance. Over 500 years later, a new type of printing was invented in the labs of MIT. Emanuel Sachs, professor of mechanical ... MIT News
Can a CTE Mismatch Cause Reliability Problems?
Does usage of BGAs, QFNs or SONs have an increased risk for reliability of solder joints due to the CTE mismatch with the base board material FR4? Jim Hall and Phil Zarrow ... Circuit Insight - Board Talk
Electroplating of Cu in TSV
The research objective is to estimate metallurgical and mechanical properties of low alpha solder. Cu-filling property to TSV was also investigated. Circuit Insight - Production Floor
Startup Delivers Embedded AI Code
Ali Farhadi is a canary in the coal mine of enterprise AI. His startup, Xnor, is among the pioneers looking for sustainable revenues in neural-networking software ... EE Times
Foxconn sees decreased 1Q19 profitability
EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has disclosed its first-quarter 2019 gross margin, net operating profit and net profit all declined. The ... Digitimes
The Terry Gou I Know Won’t Be China’s Man
After almost two decades covering Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese maker of iPhones, one thing I’ve noticed about its founder and chairman Terry Gou is that ... Bloomberg
San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are given a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets, marking the birth of one of the world's most famous garments: blue jeans. The day was May 20. What year was it?