When Anton Marinovich turned 18, his grandmother gave him $1,000 with strict instructions to invest in the stock market. He chose Apple Inc.
Fairchild Semiconductors’ MDBxS Series of 1-A MicroDIP Bridge Rectifiers is designed to meet the needs of space constrained systems such as mobile device battery chargers and power adapters, as well as
Samsung Electronics Co aims to double its share of the sub-Saharan smartphone market to 20 percent by next year, as it focuses on affordable handsets, the head of its Africa business said on Thursday.
STMicroelectronics has revealed its latest range of set-top box system-on-chip ICs for HD terrestrial, cable IP and satellite equipment providing platform for operators and retailers to deliver innovative Internet-based services in
Today's flat-panel TV sets have bright, detailed pictures. They look great even when not operating, as a result of thin profiles and disappearing bezels. And, they connect so easily to the Internet, Skype, and BluRay players...
Foxconn Technology Group, the top maker of Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads, is not off the hook after a U.S. radio show retracted a program critical of working conditions at one of its Chinese factories.
Apple Inc said Monday it will initiate a regular dividend of $2.65 a quarter from July and will buy back up to $10 billion of its own shares starting in fiscal year 2013.
Cypress Semiconductor today announced that its TrueTouch controllers drive the “floating touch” navigation feature for magic web browsing on the hot new Xperia sola smartphone from Sony Mobile Communications.
Apple Inc is seeing record pre-orders for its latest iPad with wait times for shipping the tablet now reaching two to three weeks, said Canaccord Genuity analysts, who now expect the company to sell 65.6 million iPads this year.
Lime Microsystems has announced a Universal Wireless Communications Toolkit that allows developers to create wireless protocols of almost any complexity with ease. The Toolkit comprises
Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Jason Chaffetz and David Rubenstein to be Honored at CEA's Digital Patriots Dinner April 25March 14, 2012 4:46 am | News | Comments
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) will be honored for their strong support of technology innovation at the eighth annual Digital Patriots Dinner, scheduled Wednesday, April 25, 2012...
Atmel Corporation announced 14 new devices in its AVR microcontroller (MCU) family, providing more options to meet unique design requirements. Used by well over 100,000 engineers worldwide, AVR microcontrollers are regarded for their performance, power efficiency and flexibility across many application areas. Adding more memory, connectivity peripherals and system integration, the newest devices
Electronic parts suppliers Premier Farnell and Electrocomponents said huge demand for a British-designed credit card-sized computer, which aims to make programming easy for children, had helped them access new customers around the world.
KEMET has introduced its new line of surface mount and miniature radial aluminium electrolytic capacitors. These capacitors are available in a variety of configurations, and are well-suited for common applications in the
Molex Incorporated introduced SlimStack B8 connectors, featuring a robust housing and unique CleanPoint contact for removing flux and other contaminants to provide desirable electrical reliability. These 0.40-mm pitch SMT board-to-board connectors, with a 0.80-mm height and
Ray Ozzie, the man who succeeded Bill Gates as Microsoft Corp's tech visionary, believes the world has moved past the personal computer, potentially leaving behind the world's largest software company.
Finnish group Nokia aims to revamp its feature phone offering this year and add more and cheaper Windows smartphones to fight back against the fast-rising popularity of Google's massmarket Android phones.
For U.S. consumer electronics chains Best Buy and RadioShack, selling Apple products is at best a bittersweet experience. Every new Apple gadget, such as the 4G iPad unveiled on Wednesday, helps bring more people into stores of the two chains. At the same time, they are making less money with every Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod they sell than they would selling a comparable device.
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of high-speed switching diodes in a choice of small footprint, low-profile packages, enabling significant reductions in component count and PCB area, according to the company. Featuring breakdown voltage ratings of
In small home appliances such as microwave ovens, coffer brewing systems, rice cookers and induction cookers, there has been a growing demand for capacitive sensing interfaces. These interfaces, typically buttons and sliders, can help differentiate a product...
Schurter expanded its line of surface-mount fuses with the introduction of the Universal Modular Fuse, UMF 250. Its quick-acting characteristic according to IEC 60127-4 complements the UMT Series, according to the company, in providing
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia unveiled a cheaper smartphone using Microsoft's Windows Phone software on Monday, aiming to win back market share by targeting a wider audience.
Microsoft and several other firms have complained to EU antitrust regulators about Google's social networking tool, two people familiar with the matter said, in a move that may prompt the EU to broaden its ongoing investigation into Google.
Electronics Industry, Green Group Team Up With Crowd-Sourcing Pioneer to Address Important E-Waste Recycling ChallengeFebruary 28, 2012 5:09 am | News | Comments
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and InnoCentive today announced the winners of an Eco-Challenge to develop compelling economic and environmentally preferable solutions for recycling old cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions and monitors.
VIA Technologies announced the latest VIA COMe-8X90 module, featuring a 1.2 GHz VIA Nano X2 E-Series dual core processor and the VIA VX900H media system processor (MSP). The ruggedized module targets industrial PC and large OEM customers focused on