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August 1, 2019
Smartphone Shipments Decline 2.3% in Q2
Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) for the strongest quarterly performance since 2Q18, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 333.2 million phones in 2Q19, which was up 6.5% over the previous quarter. ...
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U.S. Risks Falling Behind China on Robocars, Qualcomm Says
China's plan to standardize the use of 5G for vehicles to talk to each other could lead to the U.S. falling behind in the commercialization of self-driving cars, ...
Turning Printed Circuit Boards Into Printed Circuit Structures Using 3D Printing
Tightly packaged circuits are utilizing such approaches as multi-chip modules or multi-layer printed circuit boards to obtain more function per volume. This paper will ...
Technical Paper
Your next iPhone might come from Vietnam as manufacturers seek to avoid trade war fallout
While Trump has his eyes set mostly on China, It looks like the sparring has provided an excellent window of opportunity for small countries like Vietnam to emerge ...
Turning Printed Circuit Boards Into Printed Circuit Structures Using 3D Printing
Assessing the Impact of Lean on PCB Manufacturing
How To Get The Best Thermal Profile
Meter-Mix Dispensing Basics
Cleaning Process Compatibility with PCB Surface Finishes
High Reliability Alloy for Auto Apps
Dispelling Dry Storage Myths
Strategies For Ensuring a Smooth Assembly Process
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You're Not Approachable Enough. Let's Fix That.
I won't name names, but there's someone missing from this issue of Entrepreneur. I'd found a piece they'd written, liked their work, and planned to assign them a story ...
Despite 38% Sales Drop, DRAM Still Tops IC Market
Despite a 38 percent sales decline expected this year, the DRAM market is forecast to remain the largest of all IC product categories in 2019 with sales reaching ...
EPS News
Quantum dots explained
In the last column, we took a brief look at OSRAM's new Osconiq S 3030 QD LED package that incorporates quantum dots into LED package phosphor to achieve good ...
3 Ways Slow Approvals Drive Up Procurement Costs
Businesses increasingly rely on third-party vendors and contractors to supplement their workforce, expand their capabilities and serve customers. The benefits a ...
EPS News
Worldwide Public Cloud Services Revenue Grows to Nearly $183 Billion in 2018, Led by the Top 5 Service Providers and Accelerating Public Cloud Services Spending in China
The worldwide public cloud services market grew 27.4% year over year in 2018 with revenues totaling nearly $183 billion, according to results from the 2H 2018 ...
Tarnished OSP Circuit Boards
We are purchasing circuit boards from China and they are coming in with a tarnished looking finish (they have OSP) and we are having soldering issues. Could that be ...
Circuit Insight - Ask the Experts
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Apple's iPhone Sales Down Again
Apple's iPhone receipts declined by 12%, accounting for less than half of the company's revenue in the fiscal third quarter. But despite the slumping iPhone sales and ...
EE Times
Apple reports 1% increase in fiscal 3Q19 sales
Apple has reported its fiscal third-quarter 2019 sales reached US$53.8 billion, an increase of 1% from the year-ago level. Net income for the period came to US$10.04 billion ...
Breakthrough in Recyclable Plastics
A breakthrough from scientists at Lawrence Berkeley Lab could finally provide the solution we’ve been waiting for: truly recyclable plastics.
Circuit Insight - Technology Briefing
Asian markets fall on diminished hopes of U.S.-China trade deal
Asian markets fell in early trading Wednesday, after President Donald Trump poured cold water over optimism for a trade deal as negotiations between the U.S. and ...
Market Watch
Huawei reports 1H19 revenue growth of 23.2%
Huawei has announced that its first-half 2019 reenues came to CNY401.3 billion (US$58.28 billion), up 23.2% over the same period last year, despite a US trade ban ...
The Role of Thermography in Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Contactless measurement of surface temperatures with an infrared camera is enabled by the use of infrared thermography in electronics and the electrical industry, ...
AZO Optics
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Aug 8, 2019: Ohio Expo & Tech Forum
Aug 12, 2019: Conformal Coating - Successful Implementation & Quality Control Looking for a past web
Aug 29, 2019: FREE Webinar - Surface Cleanliness Assessment
Sep 22, 2019: SMTA International 2019
Sep 26, 2019: FREE Webinar - Cleaning Before Conformal Coating
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Test Your Knowledge
Which continent has the most number of countries: Europe, Asia, Africa?
See answer below.
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Frequency of Checking Solder Paste Viscosity
Is it necessary to check viscosity of solder paste before each use? How often should we check and verify solder paste viscosity?
Responses by:
David Bao
Director New Product Development, Metallic Resources, Inc
Gary Freedman
President, Colab Engineering
Brook Sandy
Product Support Specialist , Indium Corporation
Neil Poole
Senior Applications Chemist, Henkel Electronics
Fritz Byle
Process Engineer, Astronautics
Greg York
Technical Sales Manager, BLT Circuit Services Ltd
More Ask the Experts
Mixing Silicone and Acrylic Conformal Coatings
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Tarnished OSP Circuit Boards
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Techcon Releases Dispenser for Hassle-free Dispensing of 50ml Dual Syringes
Techcon announced the release of its new 50ml Dual Syringe Dispenser designed for hassle-free dispensing of 50ml dual syringes. The new Dual Syringe Dispenser ...
Indium Corp to Feature 'No-Spatter' Flux-Cored Wire at SMTA International
New Yorker Electronics and VVDN Technologies Sign New Franchise Agreement
STI at The White House for Pledge to America's Workers
Nanusens is a finalist in four categories in 2019 BEEAs
Adesto Appoints Two New Board Members
UK-based R&D Facility MTC Purchases DragonFly LDM from Nano Dimension
High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group Announces Gen3 Membership
Yamaha builds surface-mount Solution Engineering Division in Europe
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Quote of the Day
"We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them."
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What Year Was It?
Six Flags Over Texas
What Year
Amusement park lovers "head for the thrills" as Six Flags Over Texas, the first park in the Six Flags chain, opens. Located on 212 acres in Arlington, Texas, the park was the first to feature log flume and mine train rides and 360-degree looping roller coaster.
The day was Aug 1. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"We used to have a casual dress code but too many people mistook our office for a homeless shelter."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Which continent has the most number of countries: Europe, Asia, Africa?
Answer: Africa (54), Europe (50), Asia (48)

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