Woodstock Wire: Industry News

May 22, 2020

Components, Electronics Industries Continue to See Coronavirus Effects | Weekly Global Update for May 20, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Reporting on the struggling economy in Europe for the month of march, Japan's PMI and its steep decline in April, and a U.S....

May 22, 2020 03:23 AM

May 21, 2020

Current pandemic slows down business development in German component distribution

Media -- Evertiq - German distribution of electronic components (according to FBDi e.V.) continues to decline in the first quarter of 2020. The order...

May 21, 2020 10:17 PM

Accenture: We are seeing three years of digital and culture transformation in three months

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Paul Daugherty is Accenture's group chief executive and chief technology officer. He is also the bestselling author of Human + Machine:...

May 21, 2020 09:56 PM

Riddled with holes: Making flexible thin-film electronics more durable

Life -- Phys.org - The prospect of the widespread commercialization and application of flexible electronics has kept researchers worldwide searching...

May 21, 2020 06:47 PM

May 18, 2020

In Times of Anxiety, Lead With 'We' and 'Us'

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Pervading nearly every facet of our personal and professional lives, the impact of COVID-19 is made worse by the...

May 18, 2020 04:48 PM

U.S. Supply Execs Prepare Grim Forecast for 2020

Aspencore -- EPS News - U.S. purchasing and supply executives expect the nation's economic downturn will continue for the rest of the year as the Covid-19...

May 18, 2020 04:46 AM

Technology from Intel Capital Firms Helps in the Coronavirus Fight

Electronics -- Intel - As hospitals, governments, private firms and healthcare providers around the world battle the coronavirus, a collection of companies...

May 18, 2020 04:01 AM

May 17, 2020

Covid-driven uncertainties make for difficult guesses

Media -- eeNews Europe - Slow demand, combined with general economic uncertainties, built a perfect basis for a weak beginning to 2020, only to...

May 17, 2020 08:43 PM

May 14, 2020

Why the Electronics Industry is Being Regulated

Aspencore -- EETimes - Last month I introduced this column with a question: have you ever wondered why governments are subjecting your designs - and therefore...

May 14, 2020 02:30 PM

China Recovers from February Manufacturing Plunge | Weekly Global Update for May 13, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Globally, PMIs saw a decline in all major countries, plus early signs of electronic equipment declining further among the release...

May 14, 2020 02:24 PM

May 11, 2020

Boards Can Guide Businesses Through a Crisis

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The coronavirus pandemic is a crucible moment for management teams and their boards of directors. Companies that...

May 11, 2020 02:46 PM

May 08, 2020

ISM: U.S. Factory Index Slides to 2009 Levels

Aspencore -- EPS News - U.S. factory output in April accelerated its slide into contraction, falling to levels not seen since 2009. The Institute Supply Management's...

May 08, 2020 01:58 AM

Success of Chiplets Revives "Moore's Law" | Weekly Global Update for May 6, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - PMI data for the month of April has been released, reporting on revenue for precious metals (gold, tin, copper and silver) in...

May 08, 2020 01:27 AM

May 03, 2020

Why Reopening The US Economy Should Be About Reinventing It

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Never has one letter of the alphabet been such a hot topic of conversation.

That letter - V - has become the proxy for how some...

May 03, 2020 06:20 PM

May 01, 2020

The Defense Production Act and COVID-19 (Part 1)

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Recent discussion in the news about the president's invocation of the Defense Production Act has spurred an influx of questions,...

May 01, 2020 02:36 PM

April 30, 2020

Attend the 5th Annual Women Transforming Technology Conference on Tuesday May 5, 2020

Justmeans -- Register to attend. Conference is virtual and free and keynote Speakers include Laura Dern, actress, producer, director and activist, and Kathryn...

April 30, 2020 02:51 PM

March Electronics Shipments Show Mixed Results | Weekly Global Update for April 29, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Custer reports on April's PMI in the US, West Europe and Japan, a decline in North America's equipment billings in both March...

April 30, 2020 02:48 PM

April 28, 2020

Harvard group: Here's how the U.S. economy can reopen by August

Think -- Big Think - The three key parts of the plan are testing, contact tracing, and supported isolation.The report calls for significantly increased...

April 28, 2020 03:53 PM

April 23, 2020

Pandemic Uncertainty Impacts Industry Forecasts | Weekly Global Update for April 22, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Revenue for semiconductors and related materials saw a decline last year, the International Monetary Fund updates its 2020-2021...

April 23, 2020 03:07 PM

April 19, 2020

Why Bill Gates Is the Business World's Coronavirus Leader

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Many have stepped up, but none has done so as wisely as Gates.

April 19, 2020 11:55 PM

April 16, 2020

President Donald J. Trump Announces Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups

Whitehouse.gov -- Today, President Donald J. Trump announced many of the esteemed executives, economists, scholars, and industry leaders who together will form various Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups. These bipartisan groups of American leaders will work together with the White House to chart the ...

April 16, 2020 09:10 PM

Visibility? What Visibility? Do What Must Be Done

Aspencore -- EETimes - The financial reporting season is here, and analysts will soon be badgering companies for insight into expectations for the second...

April 16, 2020 07:41 PM

Febrary US Mfg. Technology Orders Down 16.5%; Delayed Recovery Expected

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Orders are still expected to rebound in the second half of 2020, though recovery is now expected to take longer due...

April 16, 2020 07:38 PM

Electronics Industry Forecasts Revised Amid COVID-19 Impacts | Weekly Global Update for April 15, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The Asian market saw some recovery, semiconductor sales expected to decline and a statement from International Monetary Fund...

April 16, 2020 04:38 PM

April 15, 2020

Pressure Grows for U.S. Manufacturing Revival

Aspencore -- EPS News - Government initiatives aimed at reviving U.S. manufacturing were already underway when the coronavirus effectively...

April 15, 2020 05:42 PM

EU and U.S. RoHS Update: Expiring Exemptions and Updated Directives

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Last month, the European Commission finally issued an updated consolidated version of the RoHS Directive.

April 15, 2020 03:21 PM

April 14, 2020

9 States Plan For Restart Of US Economy

Media -- PYMNTS.com - As the death toll from COVID-19 topped 23,000 in the U.S. on Monday, some states are planning to reopen, according to New York Gov....

April 14, 2020 03:15 PM

CFOs Predict More Layoffs, But Economic Boost In Q3

Media -- PYMNTS.com - In a survey of senior financial executives, a majority of chief financial officers (CFOs) indicated that they are optimistic that...

April 14, 2020 03:12 PM

April 13, 2020

COVID-19 drives recession damaging automotive, consumer electronics and semiconductors globally

Media -- Semiconductor Today - The COVID-19-induced 2020 recession will disrupt automotive, consumer electronics, semiconductor and IT infrastructure...

April 13, 2020 04:39 PM

Amid Mass Layoffs, Demand for Tech Talent Increases

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - Healthy tech companies are using the economic downturn as an...

April 13, 2020 04:35 PM

COVID-19's Full Economic Impact Yet To Hit, Report Says

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The newest update to the Brookings-Financial Times Tracking Indexes for the Global Economic Recovery (TIGER) shows that, with the...

April 13, 2020 03:44 PM

A Long Time Until the Economic New Normal

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - We are in the middle of a historic rupture in the economic fabric of our society. The COVID-19 pandemic has already...

April 13, 2020 02:47 AM

US Senate, German government tell employees not to use Zoom

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The two organizations now join a list that also includes the Taiwanese government, the Australian government, SpaceX, Google, and...

April 13, 2020 01:37 AM

April 12, 2020

Bill Gates thinks schools will reopen in the fall, but the economy won't magically return to the way it was before

Media -- CNBC - Tech - The Microsoft co-founder sees poor students getting hit the hardest as schools close down across the U.S.

April 12, 2020 11:14 PM

Automakers push to reopen plants with testing and lots of masks

Media -- Reuters - Business - Global automakers reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating efforts to restart factories from Wuhan to Maranello...

April 12, 2020 11:11 PM

Q&A: A look at how the coronavirus is impacting B2B companies

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - To get a broad look at how the novel coronavirus is impacting distributors and wholesalers, Digital Commerce 360 B2B talked...

April 12, 2020 03:02 AM

April 09, 2020

Upended by COVID-19, job market for tech craters

Media -- FierceElectronics - From a shortage of engineers then to fewer jobs and furloughs now, categories like hardware design engineering are particularly...

April 09, 2020 04:35 PM

COVID-19 could tank trade by 32%, hitting electronics hardest

Media -- FierceElectronics - World Trade Organization said electronics will be hit hard because of complex value chain linkages where parts from various...

April 09, 2020 04:21 PM

Hong Kong Approves $17.7B Coronavirus Relief Package

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Hong Kong has approved a $17.7 billion relief package to help households and businesses financially crippled by the coronavirus...

April 09, 2020 04:18 PM

Ex-Fed Head Bernake: Prepare For Long Recovery

Media -- PYMNTS.com - It could be years before the U.S. economy rebounds from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, former chair of the Federal...

April 09, 2020 03:52 PM

February Shipments and Inventories, March PMI Data Released | Weekly Global Update for April 8, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global semiconductor sales were down in February, cloud spending increased in the last quarter of 2019, and mobile market is...

April 09, 2020 03:45 PM

April 08, 2020

COVID-19: Economic and Microelectronics Industry Impacts - Insights from McKinsey & Company

Media -- EDACafe - For five days in the latter half of March, the pall of the heavy human and economic ...

April 08, 2020 02:44 PM

April 07, 2020

JPMorgan's Dimon Talks COVID-19 Strategies In Annual Shareholders' Letter

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase, sent out his annual letter to shareholders on Monday (April 6), outlining...

April 07, 2020 03:08 PM

April 06, 2020

Three Elements for Successful Virtual Working

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Our cumulative experience of what makes virtual working succeed, and what gets in its way, can offer valuable...

April 06, 2020 04:57 PM

New Data: Why COVID-19 Will Be The Connected Economy's Inflection Point

Media -- PYMNTS.com - March 11 marked the end of traditional business in the U.S., maybe even the rest of the world - and probably forever.

That was the...

April 06, 2020 04:53 PM

EU Planning For Transition Out Of Lockdown

Media -- PYMNTS.com - European countries, including France, Spain, Belgium and Finland, among others, have begun tentatively etching out potential ways...

April 06, 2020 02:02 PM

Coronavirus Has Shut Down 25 Pct Of US Economy

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Some 25 percent of American businesses have gone dark due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an analysis in The Wall Street...

April 06, 2020 02:01 PM

Bill Gates on The Daily Show: US could reopen this summer, 'but it won't be completely normal'

Tech -- GeekWire - Bill Gates continues to speak out on the COVID-19 crisis. The Microsoft co-founder on Thursday appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor...

April 06, 2020 01:54 AM

April 05, 2020

What we can do to help fight COVID-19

Aspencore -- EDN - Since technologists have problem-solving written in our DNA, many of us are discovering that the toughest part of the COVID-19 epidemic...

April 05, 2020 06:04 AM

'Brands Are Really Going To Be Judged.' Companies Are Walking a Tightrope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Media -- Time - Business - Like just about everyone, Hotels.com had to change plans when the pandemic arrived.

This spring, the travel-booking company...

April 05, 2020 05:45 AM