Woodstock Wire: Industry News

June 21, 2018

Automakers are burning through billions in EV, AV race

Tech -- TechCrunch - The race to develop autonomous and electric vehicles could be a race to the bottom for the automotive industry - at least in the...

June 21, 2018 06:40 PM

June 20, 2018

Weekly Global Update for June 20, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Europe Update;

EIPC 50th Anniversary Meeting;

Very Strong 1Q'18 World Server Revenue Growth;

World Trade Organization Chief Warns...

June 20, 2018 05:51 PM

The US Patent Office has issued 10 million patents

Tech -- The Verge - The US Patent and Trademark Office just issued the 10 millionth utility patent using its current numbering system, which dates back...

June 20, 2018 05:15 PM

June 18, 2018

American businesses, from chip makers to Boeing, brace for China trade fight

CNN - Top Stories -- Chipmakers are scrambling, and companies like Boeing could take heat.

June 18, 2018 05:09 PM

June 15, 2018

White House announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese tech goods

Tech -- The Verge - Today, President Trump announced an aggressive new set of tariffs against China, setting a 25 percent import tax on $50 billion worth...

June 15, 2018 11:13 PM

AT&T finishes acquiring Time Warner, becoming massive media conglomerate

Tech -- The Verge - AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner, just two days after a federal judge ruled the merger could clear despite the objections...

June 15, 2018 04:26 PM

June 14, 2018

Sphero raises $12M as it focuses on education

Tech -- TechCrunch - This year has been a rough one for Sphero. The Colorado-based toy robotics startup kicked off the year with dozens of layoffs, a...

June 14, 2018 03:59 PM

June 13, 2018

The Changing Face of Innovation in China

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The art of bian lian - or "face changing" - is integral to Sichuan opera: A main character changes masks to...

June 13, 2018 04:04 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 13, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - China/Taiwan Update;

U.S. April Shipments, Orders & Inventories;

Global Semiconductor sales increased 20.2% y/y to $37.6 billion...

June 13, 2018 03:50 PM

June 11, 2018

myDevices Accelerates Mass Adoption of IoT for Business with IoT in a Box(tm), The World's First 'Internet of Things' Product for the Reseller Channel

Business Wire -- myDevices' IoT in a Box enables resellers to offer turnkey, prepackaged remote monitoring IoT solutions, creating recurring revenue...

June 11, 2018 04:35 AM

June 08, 2018

With index changes, Americans are sending billions to China (whether they know it or not)

Tech -- TechCrunch - There have been two major developments in Chinese equities this month that have the potential to rewire the world financial system....

June 08, 2018 03:00 PM

ZTE will be able to buy US parts again with new deal ending export ban

Tech -- The Verge - ZTE will soon be able to buy parts from the United States again after reaching a deal with the Trump administration, the Commerce...

June 08, 2018 04:16 AM

June 07, 2018

The 6 ways to make money in IoT

Enterprise -- Network World News - According to the McKinsey Global Institute, IoT will have a total potential impact of up to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025....

June 07, 2018 04:06 PM

June 06, 2018

Stress Test Your Company's Competitive Edge with These 4 Questions

Think -- HBR.org - As uncertainty is increasing and competition is becoming more fierce, executives need to have a broader understanding...

June 06, 2018 03:32 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 6, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global Manufacturing Growth Slows but Still Positive; World Server Vendor Revenue increased 38.6% in 1Q'18; World Smartphone...

June 06, 2018 03:01 PM

June 05, 2018

Infographic: Learning and Leadership Evolving in Digital Business

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - "Coming of Age Digitally: Learning, Leadership, and Legacy," the 2018 global report on digital transformation...

June 05, 2018 05:53 PM

Weekly Global Update for May 30, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - "Flash" May Purchasing Manager Indices; Global Industrial Production Continues to Climb; World Electronic Supply Chain 1St Quarter...

June 05, 2018 05:00 PM

June 04, 2018

Mary Meeker: China's AI expertise is 'focused and organized and gaining'

VentureBeat - dev -- Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Report today to highlight a broad range of subjects influencing the future of technology, ranging...

June 04, 2018 02:34 AM

Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub

Tech -- The Verge - Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub, and could announce the deal as early as Monday. Bloomberg reports that the software giant...

June 04, 2018 02:04 AM

June 02, 2018

U.S. Gains 223K Jobs; Unemployment At 18-Year Low Of 3.8 Pct.

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate...

June 02, 2018 10:48 PM

May 31, 2018

Investor founder matching platform CrunchMatch returns to Disrupt San Francisco this September

Tech -- TechCrunch - Disrupt San Francisco 2018, TechCrunch's flagship technology conference, is back this fall on Sept. 5-7, and it's bigger and bolder...

May 31, 2018 03:22 PM

Here's Mary Meeker's essential 2018 Internet Trends report

Tech -- TechCrunch - Want to understand all the most important tech stats and trends? Legendary venture capitalist Mary Meeker has just released the...

May 31, 2018 03:21 PM

May 30, 2018

Trump announces tariffs on China, tech crackdown ahead of key trade meeting

Denver Post -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese...

May 30, 2018 05:08 PM

GDPR attacks: First Google, Facebook, now activists go after Apple, Amazon, LinkedIn

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Just days after the new law comes into force, privacy activists add more tech giants to their list of GDPR targets.

May 30, 2018 03:20 PM

May 28, 2018

Taiwan 1Q18 economic growth estimated at 3.02%

DigiTimes -- Taiwan's on-year GDP growth for first-quarter 2018 is estimated at 3.02%, 0.02p lower than the 3.04% preliminarily estimated in April 2018, according...

May 28, 2018 11:04 PM

May 26, 2018

Facebook and Google racked up $8.8 billion in lawsuits from one day of GDPR

Digital Trends -- Europe's data protection law went into effect on Friday and technology giants Facebook and Google are already facing multi-billion dollar lawsuits for failing to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

May 26, 2018 06:16 AM

Top European startups showcase connected products alongside leading technology providers at IoT showcase in London

Components in Electronics -- Hardware Pioneers, will be hosting an 'IoT and Connected Hardware' showcase in central London on the 7th June 2018. Innovative IoT and hardware...

May 26, 2018 01:21 AM

May 25, 2018

Leidos Executive Honored with Leadership Award by Women in Technology

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology leader, announced Vicki Schmanske, Deputy Group President for Leidos Heath, was honored...

May 25, 2018 08:12 PM

Criminals Prepare for GDPR

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - At long last, GDPR takes effect tomorrow, Friday, May 25th. Gartner clients in Europe, North America and across the globe...

May 25, 2018 01:24 AM

May 23, 2018

Technology Is Changing What a Premium Automotive Brand Looks Like

Think -- HBR.org - Many mature industries are experiencing significant technological disruption. The automotive industry...

May 23, 2018 03:37 PM

The Mindset Your Company Needs to Grow Organically

Think -- HBR.org - M&A is central to many companies' growth strategies. But you can't grow by acquisition alone. Companies...

May 23, 2018 03:37 PM

Bureaucracy Can Drain Your Company's Energy. Agile Can Restore It.

Think -- HBR.org - Believe it or not, bureaucracy was once a progressive innovation. Its hierarchical authority, specialized...

May 23, 2018 03:35 PM

Weekly Global Update for May 23, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - U.S. Historical Data Revisions; Global PC Shipments continuing Annual Fall of 3-5%; World Silicon Wafer Shipments Increased 7.9%...

May 23, 2018 03:20 PM

May 20, 2018

Longtime LG Group chairman Koo Bon-Moo dies at 73

Tech -- TechCrunch - South Korean electronics conglomerate LG Group announced this morning that the company's longtime chairman Koo Bon-Moo has passed...

May 20, 2018 10:05 PM

May 18, 2018

Women in Technology Announces 19th Annual Leadership Award Winners

Business Wire: Software -- Women in Technology (WIT) Washington D.C. Metro honors 10 women at the 19th Annual Leadership Awards.

May 18, 2018 05:49 PM

May 17, 2018

Why Companies Are Using M&A to Transform Themselves, Not Just to Grow

Think -- HBR.org - A brick-and-mortar retailer buys an e-commerce platform. An internet technology company picks up a mobile...

May 17, 2018 03:36 PM

May 16, 2018

How Multinationals Should Be Planning for Brexit

Think -- HBR.org - The UK will exit the European Union on March 29, 2019, and many companies...

May 16, 2018 04:15 PM

Weekly Global Update for May 16, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - China/Taiwan Update; European Semiconductor Distribution Market; 1Q'18 Global Electronic Supply Chain Growth Update; Global Server...

May 16, 2018 03:18 AM

May 14, 2018

Electronics Industry Says Trump Administration Tariffs on China Could Harm U.S. Electronics Companies

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries, the global industry association representing the $2 trillion global...

May 14, 2018 05:32 PM

May 13, 2018

President Trump says he's working to give ZTE a reprieve

Tech -- TechCrunch - In a remarkable development, President Trump has thrown an olive branch to controversial Chinese telecom firm ZTE .

The company,...

May 13, 2018 09:55 PM

20 Ethical Giants in the High-Tech & Electronics Sectors

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Smart organizations know that a laser focus on ethics and compliance does a lot for the corporate brand and for the bottom line alike. Good practices...

May 13, 2018 12:56 AM

May 11, 2018

What's Your Cognitive Strategy?

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive technologies are burgeoning, but few companies are yet getting value...

May 11, 2018 05:03 PM

May 09, 2018

Weekly Global Update for May 9, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Global Purchasing Manager Index Improves Slightly but Manufacturing Growth Varies by Country; First Quarter Global Electronic...

May 09, 2018 04:12 PM

May 04, 2018

Diversity is more than a box to tick. It's a smart business strategy.

Think -- Big Think - Should businesses foster diversity just because of the political climate, or are there other inherent advantages in having diversity...

May 04, 2018 05:01 PM

May 02, 2018

How millennials are changing B2B commerce

Enterprise -- CIO - Millennials are driving major changes in B2B commerce. Empowered by technologies they've known for most of their lives, millennial buyers...

May 02, 2018 05:09 PM

May 01, 2018

Weekly Global Update for May 2, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - First Quarter 2018 Global Electronic Supply Chain Growth;

March U.S. Electronic Supply Chain Shipments, Orders & Inventories;...

May 01, 2018 04:28 PM

April 27, 2018

The Growing Impact of AI on Business

Think -- MIT Technology Review - A survey by EY, conducted at the EmTech Digital conference on March 27, 2018, produced by MIT Technology Review Insights,...

April 27, 2018 05:41 PM

April 26, 2018

Weekly Global Update for April 25, 2018

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Japan Update;

Taiwan IC Designers being asked to Defer Shipments of Mining Chips;

D/A/CH (Germany/Austria/Switzerland) Region...

April 26, 2018 03:16 PM

April 24, 2018

Is the Tesla the Next the Honda Accord?

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - If the auto industry hits expected sales growth, it will be a boon to the electronics industry, as the number of cars with electronic...

April 24, 2018 03:23 PM

Building a Tech Nation

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - This week in his final letter as publisher of ASPENCORE, Victor Gao reflects on a recent dinner with IEEE Fellow and former Portuguese...

April 24, 2018 04:44 AM