Electronics

Border Patrol Can Keep Your Devices If You Refuse to Reveal Your Password

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated its policy on searching electronic devices, allowing border patrol agents to detain devices of …

Immigration

RS Components’ Lindsley Ruth backs EW BrightSparks

We are very pleased to confirm RS Component's CEO, Lindsley Ruth, on the EW BrightSparks 2018 selection panel.This story continues at RS Components’ …

Here's What Voice Assistant Users Want to Buy Online | eMarketer Retail

Voice assistant usage is in the midst of a rapid adoption phase in the US. eMarketer estimates the number of voice-enabled digital assistant users in …

eCommerce

AFP nabs NSW man over child exploitation

Federal police were alerted to the 29-year-old's activities by the US-based National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children in November last …

Crime

EV Charging infrastructure boosted with new service from Rapid & ICEE

The EV charging infrastructure has been boosted with the announcement that Rapid Electronics and ICEE Managed Services have entered into a …

Schneider Electric

Comment: New year brings a new BrightSparks opportunity

But another fact that may have been missed is that the UK has one of the world’s most influential, innovative and dynamic electronics and embedded …

Plessey shifts from manufacturing to licence out GaN-on-Si LED IP

Its Plymouth fab will now focus on R&D, and only limited production.<p>The firm has single-handedly developed a viable GaN-on-silicon process suitable …

Dialog expands Silego range

Dialog is building on the range of CMICs it acquired with the purchase of Silego. The DA9313 integrates an inductor-less 10A Power Converter for …

LTC mixer delivers 7GHz bandwidth & 20dBm OIP3

The LTC5562 is a low power, high performance active double-balanced mixer, capable of 50Ω matching over a very wide frequency range of 30MHz to 7GHz. …

Microsemi products free from Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

Microsemi says its entire portfolio is unaffected by the Spectre and Meltdown flaws. “As a leader in security, we strive to ensure our products are …

The Battle of San Diego

The Battle Royal for control of Qualcomm has experienced another skirmish with a stinging statement from Broadcom. The statement runs: “Despite the …

San Diego

21 US States challenge FCC decision on net neutrality

The Attorneys-General of 21 US states have started a law-suit to challenge the FCC scrapping of net neutrality. The 21 AGs called the FCC decision …

Net Neutrality

Mouser signs Onion

Mouser has signed a global distribution agreement with Onion and will handle Onion’s Omega2+ device, kits, and accessories, for applications such as …

Arduino

Panasonic’s integrated WiFi module

Panasonic has launched a Wi-Fi module which is is a 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi with integrated stack and API that minimizes firmware development and …

Wi-Fi

Xilinx has auto-qualified Zynq

Xilinx is making available an automotive qualified Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family.This story continues at Xilinx has auto-qualified ZynqOr just read …

Apple Bombs In Voice

Apple pioneered the market six years ago with Siri but has failed to develop it.<p>Amazon has opened up its voice platform to developers and device …

Siri

£1m Innovate UK grant for a new low-loss cable to transform the transmission sector by cutting costs and reducing carbon

Eland Cables, the global supplier of power, data, control and instrumentation cables and cable accessories, is proud to announce its role in a £1m …

Energy

Gresham Power sponsored skier wins

Teenage skier Nicole Shering, sponsored by Gresham Power Electronics, has had 20 wins out of 28 individual races in this season’s dry-slope …

$3.7trn 2018 IT market

IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, says Gartner. The $3.7 billion spend is split: Datacentre …

Cambridge Design Partnership trials smart packaging for Avon

Cambridge Design Partnership is working on a smart packaging development with beauty brand Avon. It is part of a trail for a new anti-ageing product …

Define

Qt and Green Hills integrate HMI for digital auto cockpits

To tackle this challenge, Qt has integrated its cross-platform Qt Automotive Suite framework with Green Hills safe and secure INTEGRITY Multivisor …

Green Hills partners Qt for secure automotive HMI design

Green Hills Software is collaborating with Qt on a human machine interface (HMI) development platform for automotive digital dashboards. Green Hills …

Bolloxchain

The Long Island Iced Tea company changed its name to the Long Blockchain Company and the shares went up 3x in one day.<p>On-line Plc announced plans to …

Icos

Rohde & Schwarz' 10bit scopes reach up to 1GHz

There are two series: RTM3000 and R&S RTA4000.<p>RTM3000 scopes have two or four channels and offer bandwidths of 100, 200, 350 or 500MHz, or 1GHz.<p>At …

Infineon launches IPOL family

The IR38163/5 and IR38363/5 are tailored for powering Intel V ccio and V cmp rails, and Intel-based Server applications which require SVID support. …

Semi market to grow 7.5% this year, says Gartner

The semiconductor market is forecast to total $451bn, according to Gartner.This story continues at Semi market to grow 7.5% this year, says GartnerOr …

Markets

USA ratchets up trade spat with China

US-China trade friction has been ratcheted up by political pressure to ban Huawei, China Mobile and ZTE from the US market. A Bill has been put …

China

Osram Opto lights up next generation LED car headlights

Smart headlighting technology being developed by Osram Opto Semiconductors is its first LED product based on the results of the µAFS research …

Only Connect: Mill-Max Introduces Low Profile Solder Cup Headers

I know that I have said in the past that some new products could be game changers, but Mill-Max’s new Low-Profile Solder Cup Headers are the real …

Arduino

EW BrightSparks 2018 Call to action | Electronics Weekly