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Feb 04, 2016

Intel’s Xeon +FPGA Chip Offers Custom-Based Solution

Intel will ship its first Xeon + Altera FPGA server chip in the first quarter of 2016. Once it is combined with Altera FPGA, Intel's Xeon CPU will....More
Feb 01, 2016

Mining for Data in the Supply Chain

From procurement to IT, information is the key to improving jobs, departments, and entire organizations....More
Jan 27, 2016

Sensing the Value of the Internet of Things

Sensors are at the center of the IoT movement—and it won’t be long before they are speaking the same language, creating an even smarter world....More
Jan 20, 2016

Making Sense of the Changing Electronics Supply Chain

Distributors can help electronic component buyers navigate the changing industry landscape caused by 2015’s record semiconductor M&A activity....More
Dec 09, 2015

Content Is King for Electronic Components Buyers

When it comes to getting connected, the Internet remains a research tool for electronic components buyers....More
Sep 22, 2015

The IoT: A Big Deal for Buyers

Charged with sourcing a wider variety of products to power Internet of Things applications, electronic components buyers face new product knowledge....More
Sep 14, 2015

Taking Wearable Tech to the Sporting Arena

If you had any doubts about the market potential of wearable technology, think again; blogger Nadeesha Thewarapperuma writes about the newest in....More
Sep 01, 2015

Purchasing and the New ISO9001 Revision

Global supply chains and industry’s growing reliance on technology drive change in the quality movement....More
Aug 14, 2015

Excess Electronics and Space Debris

Blogger Nadeesha Thewarapperuma draws parallels between a new satellite designed to capture and destroy space debris and the need for buyers to....More
Aug 10, 2015

Cutting Excess Government Spend with Outsourced Procurement

Outsourcing plays an important role in a lean procurement strategy and is proving to be the antidote to excess spending in both the public and....More
Jul 22, 2015

Digi-Key’s Mark Larson Talks Industry Change

What has changed the most in the world of electronic components distribution? Service, says the longtime leader of Digi-Key Electronics, who stepped....More
Jul 06, 2015

For the Electronics Supply Chain, Lackluster Growth Won’t Last Forever

The electronic components industry has gotten off to a rocky start this century, but the road ahead is full of opportunities....More
May 13, 2015

Will Amazon Drive a Better B2B Online Experience?

The online retail giant’s newest attempt to grab a bigger piece of the B2B pie may have its greatest impact on how traditional suppliers shape the....More
Apr 21, 2015

Electronics Industry Readies for EDS

Manufacturers and suppliers of electronic components will connect at the Electronics Distribution Show, May 12-15 in Las Vegas, with celebrity....More
Apr 14, 2015

High-Tech Markets Evolve in Asia

Electronica China 2015: maturing Chinese market growth and Asian tech expansion spell opportunity for global semiconductor industry....More

Victoria Kickham

Victoria Kickham is the distribution editor for Electronic Design magazine, SourceESB and, where she covers issues related to the electronics supply chain. Victoria started out...
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