Woodstock Wire: Industry News

April 02, 2020

T-Mobile Completes Merger with Sprint to Create the New T-Mobile

Business Wire -- T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced today that it has officially completed its merger with Sprint Corporation to create the New T-Mobile,...

April 02, 2020 02:23 AM

The Human and Economic Costs of COVID-19 | Weekly Global Update for April 1, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - In this Weekly Global Update, we look at the European market post-Brexit, an evaluation on the PCB market stands, and how semiconductor...

April 02, 2020 01:27 AM

April 01, 2020

The Electronics Market is Shifting

Media -- eBOM - Over the past century, the electronics industry has shifted drastically. With 96% of Americans now owning a mobile phone and over 74%...

April 01, 2020 10:40 PM

March 31, 2020

Ford to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan in Next 100 Days; Partnering with GE Healthcare Will Help Coronavirus Patients

Business Wire -- Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced today it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator with the...

March 31, 2020 03:29 AM

UK Ventilator Challenge to start production of 10,000 units

Media -- eeNews Europe - The UK Ventilator Challenge consortium is this week starting production of 10,000 ventilators based on existing designs.Two...

March 31, 2020 03:22 AM

March 30, 2020

Mentor Someone

Aspencore -- EETimes - Recollections and Lessons from a 35-Year Career "I'm going to mentor you," Anthony Paul told me. I had just been hired at the magazine...

March 30, 2020 12:20 AM

High Tech Hedges its Election Donation Bets in 2020

Aspencore -- EETimes - Some of the wealthiest Americans, the billionaires and millionaires of Silicon Valley, are taking a financial interest in the 2020...

March 30, 2020 12:17 AM

March 29, 2020

Bill Gates: Entire country needs to shut down for 6-10 weeks to effectively fight coronavirus

Tech -- GeekWire - Anderson Cooper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Bill Gates on CNN on Thursday night. Bill Gates cautioned Thursday night that "there is no middle...

March 29, 2020 09:43 PM

Ventilator technology takes centre stage

Media -- eeNews Europe - Ventilator makers around the world are boosting production while governments stimulate new designs and even insist on...

March 29, 2020 08:57 PM

LATEST - Coronavirus Affecting the Electronics Industry Events

Media -- eBOM - The virus is not only affecting people's health and safety - but also companies and events within the electronics industry. Many global...

March 29, 2020 02:12 AM

March 28, 2020

COVID-19 And The (Legal) Ripple Effects Of 'Force Majeure'

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The rise, and spread, of COVID-19 has had a global impact, where the human toll has been significant, the economic cost unquantifiable...

March 28, 2020 11:43 PM

Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club

YouTube -- The Secret Millionaires Club is an animated series that features Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of entrepreneurial kids

March 28, 2020 10:04 PM

New and Emerging Tech to Combat the Coronavirus

Aspencore -- EETimes - In the world of infectious diseases, a pandemic is a worst-case scenario, which means an infectious epidemic has spread beyond a country's...

March 28, 2020 09:57 PM

Gartner Says Organizations Should Follow a Five-Phase Approach for Resilient Business Continuity Models During Coronavirus Disruptions

Business Wire -- A five-phase strategic and systematic approach to strengthen the resilience of organizations' current business models is key to business continuity...

March 28, 2020 08:49 PM

March 26, 2020

World Markets Mixed; Euro, Pound See Brexit Impact | Weekly Global Update for March 25, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - A look at the post-Brexit European market, expert analysis on the PCB market, and Gartner's report on server sales & shipments;...

March 26, 2020 03:17 AM

March 25, 2020

Electronics industry events go virtual

Aspencore -- electronicproducts.com - In response to the global COVID-19 virus outbreak that has resulted in the cancellation of several industry conferences,...

March 25, 2020 06:08 PM

Electronics Manufacturers Feel Impact of Coronavirus Disruptions But Majority Expect Business to Return to Normal

Media -- eBOM - Electronics manufacturers continue to feel the impact of the coronavirus on their businesses. Companies experiencing supply disruptions...

March 25, 2020 04:59 PM

COVID-19 white paper evaluates virus impact on key technologies

Media -- eeNews Europe - A new white paper from market research firm ABI Research looks at the likely short-and long-term impacts that the COVID-19...

March 25, 2020 04:58 PM

IBM Helps Bring Supercomputers Into the Global Fight Against COVID-19

Justmeans -- IBM, along with the White House Office of Science and Technology...

March 25, 2020 03:25 PM

March 24, 2020

Shenzhen's Trading Hub Gets Back to Work

Aspencore -- EETimes - On February 24th, with the Covid-19 epidemic having gradually been brought under control, companies in Guangdong Province (where Shenzhen is) started to resume work. So did Huaquiangbei, an important electronic component trading hub that was left deserted during the

March 24, 2020 09:38 PM

How Coronavirus is Sculpting the Electronics Industry Landscape

Media -- eBOM - If you were to tell me last year that in the first few months of 2020 there would be roaring Australian bushfires, climate emergencies,...

March 24, 2020 02:32 PM

EDS: An Historic Cancellation

Distribution -- EPS News - Trade show postponements have become standard operating procedure during the Covid-19 outbreak, and rightly so. Last week's cancellation...

March 24, 2020 02:19 AM

March 20, 2020

How Companies Can Respond to the Coronavirus

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Leaders around the world are facing twin anxieties: how severe the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will be for...

March 20, 2020 06:40 PM

Coronavirus Impacts 2020 Market Growth | Weekly Global Update for March 18, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The market impact due to Coronavirus is still prevalent. Custer takes us through the highs and lows in this Global Weekly Update.

March 20, 2020 02:25 AM

March 19, 2020

62% of manufacturers anticipate sales to be down for the year

Media -- eeNews Europe - According to a new IPC survey while feeling the impact of the coronavirus disruption on their businesses, a majority of...

March 19, 2020 06:55 PM

Military and Aerospace: All Set for Liftoff in the 2020s

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The perception is that aerospace technology is slow to change, but a look back at the events of the last decade makes it clear...

March 19, 2020 04:41 PM

March 18, 2020

Clobbered by coronavirus econ news? Here's an in-depth, 90 day rewind

Tech -- TechCrunch - There's just been a torrent of economic news since the first identification of patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China in early December...

March 18, 2020 04:13 PM

'Classroom to Cloud': What happened when coronavirus forced my kid's school to go online

Tech -- GeekWire - The author's daughter attending class as part of the Northshore School District's "Classroom to Cloud"

March 18, 2020 03:38 PM

Coronavirus Is Hiding in Plain Sight

NY Times -- For every known case of coronavirus, another five to 10 cases are out there undetected, a new study suggests.

March 18, 2020 02:58 PM

EDS 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19

Distribution -- EPS News - In the wake of rapidly changing and unprecedented circumstances surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the EDS Board of...

March 18, 2020 02:13 PM

March 16, 2020

Beyond Market Panic, Online Firms Shielded From Coronavirus Impact

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The carnage on Wall Street, the crash in oil prices, the march of the coronavirus around the globe leads to a question about commerce,...

March 16, 2020 12:00 AM

March 15, 2020

Electronics Industry Tackling The Coronavirus

Media -- eBOM - 2020 has been a crazy year already. From Australian bushfires to climate emergencies to the brink of war between U.S. and Iran, the start...

March 15, 2020 11:45 PM

Will The Coronavirus Unleash Corporate Debt Contagion?

Media -- PYMNTS.com - As the coronavirus roils markets, as indexes swing down - and up - by several percentage points daily, and as interest rates get...

March 15, 2020 11:42 PM

March 14, 2020

The Dos and Don’ts of 'Social Distancing'

The Atlantic -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines for "community mitigation strategies" to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, which include recommendations for "social distancing" - a term that epidemiologists are using to refer to a ...

March 14, 2020 08:38 PM

March 12, 2020

How canceled events and self-quarantines save lives, in one chart

VOX -- This is how we all help slow the spread of coronavirus.

March 12, 2020 03:16 PM

March 11, 2020

Component Makers Don't Expect a Q2 Recovery From Covid-19

Distribution -- EPS News - Electronic component manufacturers (OCMs) and their OEM/EMS customers say they don't have much visibility into their partners' supply...

March 11, 2020 10:22 PM

Women Leading the Digital Transformation, Part 2

Distribution -- EPS News - On International Women's Day 2020, I've been contemplating the influence of some amazing women, all that I am lucky and proud to call...

March 11, 2020 08:16 PM

Gauging Coronavirus Ripple Effects (And Limitations) On Interest Rates - And Borrowing

Media -- PYMNTS.com - This week has seen the twin impacts of panic and policy.

Panic tied to the coronavirus, of course, and policy via the Fed, specifically,...

March 11, 2020 04:22 PM

Tech supply chain is recovering from coronavirus, but beware a relapse

Yahoo Finance -- The tech supply chain has begun to recover from the effects of COVID-19 in China, but don't expect an easy return to normal.

March 11, 2020 03:42 PM

March 10, 2020

Women Leading the Digital Transformation, Part 1

Distribution -- EPS News - Today, on International Women's Day 2020, I've been contemplating the influence of some amazing women, all that I am lucky and proud...

March 10, 2020 07:40 PM

Leadership, Resilience, and the COVID-19 Outbreak

BCG -- As the world mobilizes to contain the impact of the coronavirus, uncertainty abounds. One thing is clear, however: the COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need for business and society to be resilient and prepared—qualities that will be in demand long after public health has been restored.

March 10, 2020 05:07 PM

What Coronavirus Could Mean for the Global Economy

Think -- HBR.org - Is a recession inevitable?

March 10, 2020 05:05 PM

March 09, 2020

Apple's operations teams must be struggling to pull things together

Enterprise -- Computerworld - With new products on the way, Apple's highly respected operations teams may never have faced such complex challenges as they...

March 09, 2020 10:36 PM

MIT's Top 5 tech breakthroughs for 2020

Think -- Big Think - Each year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology lists the biggest tech advances on the horizon.Pivotal new technologies will change...

March 09, 2020 09:42 PM

March 08, 2020

China remains world factory despite outbreak

Media -- DIGITIMES - The coronavirus outbreak is expected to drive many manufacturers, especially those in the electronics sector, to accelerate production...

March 08, 2020 04:53 AM

March 06, 2020

Global Manufacturing, Coronavirus & the Outlook for Q1 | Weekly Global Update for March 4, 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This weekly global update delves into the expected decline in shipments of global servers and a decline in the smartphone market,...

March 06, 2020 05:35 PM

March 05, 2020

Global Market for Personal Computing Devices Will Be Impacted by COVID-19, According to IDC

Business Wire -- According to a new forecast from IDC, overall personal computing device shipments will decline 9.0% in 2020 reaching 374.2 million...

March 05, 2020 07:16 PM

Experts & Economists Weigh in on Covid-19

Distribution -- EPS News - For months, economists - and, frankly, a lot of market research firms-- have practiced a "wait and see" attitude toward the global...

March 05, 2020 05:23 PM

6 Pros and Cons of an Omnichannel Distribution Strategy

Distribution -- EPS News - Kayla Matthews - An omnichannel strategy is great for customer service, but it can be challenging to implement. Omnichannel requires...

March 05, 2020 05:21 PM

March 03, 2020

Containing the Coronavirus: What's the Risk to the Global Economy?

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - As the human toll mounts in the COVID-19 outbreak, so does the economic damage. Experts from Wharton and Penn discuss what...

March 03, 2020 01:50 AM