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July 31, 2019
Apple Grows Business Even as iPhone Sales Decline
iPhone sales continue to decline and, for the first time in years, no longer account for the majority of Apple's overall revenue. Apple said that iPhone sales for the quarter fell to about $26 billion in the three months ending in June, a decline of nearly 12% from the same period a year earlier. Even with this decline, Apple managed to grow its overall revenue by a slight 1% from the prior year as the company ...
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Huawei outsells smartphone rivals in China, tightens market grip amid U.S. spat
China's Huawei Technologies cemented its dominance of the domestic smartphone market in the second quarter, with shipments and market share rising, as Chinese ...
Assessing the Impact of Lean on PCB Manufacturing
Exploring the impact of Lean on the PCB industry and how it provides competitive advantage to organizations making Lean a key part of their culture.
Technical Paper
No Electronics, No Moon Landing
The relatively paltry computing power available to Project Apollo engineers in the 1960s makes their achievement that much more impressive. As with every aspect ...
EE Times
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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U.S. firms see little clarity on Huawei as U.S.-China talks resume
A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow U.S. companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, his administration ...
Apple's services, wearables shore up results as iPhone drops below half of sales
Apple Inc iPhone sales dropped to less than half of quarterly revenue for the first time in seven years, but CEO Tim Cook described the change as successfully diversifying ...
Apple wants to make high-end computers in U.S., needs tariff relief - Cook
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said that the desire to keep Mac Pro computer production in United States was behind the company's recent request for tariff ...
U.S. Congress seeks to jump start stalled self-driving car bill
Two key committees in the U.S. Congress said they will revive efforts to pass long-stalled legislation to speed the adoption of self-driving cars. The House Energy ...
3 Ways to Unleash Your Creativity
Creating something from nothing isn't simple. Inspiration, perspective, motivation, and the right tools are all critical elements to creativity. Having the exact right ...
5 vs 8-Zone Ovens
We are setting up an assembly line for small line production. We prefer to purchase a 5-zone oven but our concern is that five zones may not be enough to ensure a ...
Circuit Insight - Board Talk
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Facebook Closer to Augmented Reality Glasses With Brain Implant That Decodes Dialogue From Neural Activity
In 2017, Facebook's Mark Chevillet gave himself two years to prove whether it was feasible to build a non-invasive technology able to read out 100 words per minute ...
IEEE Spectrum
China increases Vietnam investment to ride manufacturing wave
Electronics OEM and contract electronics manufacturers are shifting manufacturing supply chains to avoid the effects of US-China trade tensions. This is being reflected in ...
Venture Outsource
Stencil Design for Ultra Fine Pitch Printing
Miniaturization is pushing the stencil printing process. As features become smaller, solder paste transfer efficiency is becoming more critical.
Circuit Insight - Production Floor
7 Strategies for Mitigating the Impact of Tariffs
Tariffs, according to leading tax and advisory firm KPMG, are here to stay. The best path forward for U.S. businesses? Deal with it. "Businesses have come to realize that ...
EPS News
Huawei warns on U.S. ban after China smartphone sales drive first-half revenue
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies warned a U.S. trade blacklisting will impact short-term revenue growth, even as its half-year revenue surged 23% thanks to ...
Pre-owned Electric Vehicle Models Provide An Affordable Way To Go Electric
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are finally reaching a stage where they can be used as practical vehicles. Increased range (some EVs can go over 250 miles on a charge) and the ...
Design News
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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
Who discovered the smallpox vaccination?
See answer below.
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Mixing Silicone and Acrylic Conformal Coatings
We do a lot of repair work on assembled PWA's. These assemblies have a silicone based conformal coating. During repairsome of the coating is removed. After repair our techs use an acrylic ...
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Wayne Wagner
President, Krayden Inc.
Rick Perkins
President, Chem Logic
Fritz Byle
Process Engineer, Astronautics
Mike Jones
Vice President, Micro Care
Doug Pauls
Principal Materials and Process Engineer, Rockwell Collins
Lee Hitchens
Owner, SCH Technologies
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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
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
Albert Einstein
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What Year Was It?
Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
What Year
James Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again.
The day was Jul 31. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"For 25 years, my competitors have been keeping me on my toes. When I retire, I'd like to try ballet."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Who discovered the smallpox vaccination?
Answer: Edward Jenner in 1796. The Smallpox vaccine was the first successful vaccine to be developed.

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