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August 14, 2019
Will We Need a 'Supercomputer' on Our Desk?
Cloud computing and big data analysis will require the development of ever more performant computing systems. We can imagine what these high-performance computers might look like as early as 2035. Today, our phones are already perfectly capable of running any app or mobile game, and of streaming video. Our laptops perfectly support us at work or at home. Will we need ever more-powerful computer ...
EE Times
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The foldable iPhone isn’t coming anytime soon
We may have to wait a while for a foldable iPhone and a TouchID comeback. In this week's Apple Core roundup we're fast forwarding to 2021 when Apple is rumored ...
Oven vs Product Profiling
A simple alternative to conventional "golden board" profiling offers quality assurance and repeatability for high-mix, low-volume manufacturing operations.
Technical Paper
China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand
China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a bruising trade ...
USB Connection Testing
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
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Samsung, SK hynix vying for premium DRAM market
SK hynix and Samsung Electronics are competing to gain the upper hand in the premium DRAM market such as high bandwidth memory (HBM2E) DRAM chips, which ...
The Korea Times
U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview ...
Air Cargo Out of Hong Kong 'On Time' For Now
The two-day closure of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) had not impacted air cargo as of late Tuesday, although future delays appear inevitable. Given the volume ...
EPS News
Trump's China tariffs could hit Apple's AirPods and Apple Watch next
President Donald Trump's trade war with China has already hit farmers so hard that the country's giving out billions in bailouts to help cover losses from unsold goods. ...
Turn Negativity Into Positivity With These Communication Strategies
If a customer confronts you with negative energy, the best course of action is often to concede you made a mistake, offer your apologies and then take action to resolve ...
How To Strip Tin-Lead Solder From SMT Pads for RoHS
Is it possible to scrub the pads of a PCB to bring it back into compliance? 63-37 solder was mistakenly used to hand solder parts. Somebody put out the wrong material ...
Circuit Insight - Board Talk
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Samsung is selling more phones in the EU at the expense of Apple and Huawei
Samsung dominated the European smartphone market for the second quarter of 2019 by taking advantage of Huawei's Entity List problems and aggressively ...
AC-powered LEDs Could Cut the Cost of Lighting
Engineers at Pennsylvania State University have demonstrated a practical way to integrate gallium nitride LEDs and their power supply circuits onto the same chip ...
IEEE Spectrum
Spray Plus Soak Improves Cleaning Under BTC
Innovative spray and soak methods for removing low residue flux residues and rinsing under bottom termination and leadless components is evaluated.
Circuit Insight - Production Floor
New tariffs would have jacked up the price of iPhones. Delay buys time for Big Tech
Dozens of tech companies are gearing up to announce new cell phones, laptops, video game consoles, toys and other gadgets for the holiday season. Those companies ...
Quantum Computing Starts Now
Quantum computing is one of those technologies that is easy to dismiss as too "out there" to worry about today. Even the most optimistic estimates set practical utilization ...
EE Times
Samsung intros 108Mp image sensor for smartphones
Samsung Electronics has introduced 108-megapixel (Mp) ISOCELL Bright HMX, claiming it is the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels. ...
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Aug 29, 2019: FREE Webinar - Surface Cleanliness Assessment
Sep 22, 2019: SMTA International 2019
Sep 26, 2019: FREE Webinar - Cleaning Before Conformal Coating
Oct 8, 2019: New England Expo & Tech Forum
Oct 15, 2019: Austin (CTEA) Expo & Tech Forum
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Test Your Knowledge
What is room temperature?
See answer below.
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Production Floor Temperature and Humidity Loggers
Early this month we had a customer audit. One of the findings regards the environment measurements in our assembly area. They noted that we only have one ...
Responses by:
Gary Freedman
President, Colab Engineering
Peter Biocca
Senior Market Development Engineer, Kester
Jerry Karp
President, JSK Associates
Paul Austen
Senior Project Engineer, Electronic Controls Design Inc
Fritz Byle
Process Engineer, Astronautics
Terry Munson
President/Senior Technical Consultant, Foresite
Mark Waterman
M.O.L.E. Line Product Manager, Electronic Controls Design, Inc. (ECD)
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KYZEN's Jason Schwartz Selected as a 2019 Emerging Leader
KYZEN is pleased to announce that Jason Schwartz, Southern Regional Sales Manager, was selected as one of Production Machining’s 2019 Emerging Leaders. ...
Nordson ASYMTEK Introduces its Forte Series, see at NEPCON Asia
Nordson ASYMTEK introduces its Forte Series fluid dispensing system. The Forte Series combines high accuracy fluid dispensing with increased throughput ...
TopLine Warns Single Source Vendor Loss Could Compromise Defense Industry
Conecsus Offers SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTAI 2019
New Yorker Electronics Releases Moxie Frame Core Power Line Chokes
Europlacer Delivers Full Assembly Line Solution at Epoch International
Elements of Indium by Indium Corporation: Burn-In
Inovaxe Announces New National Sales Manager
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Quote of the Day
Knowledge that is not used is abused.
American Indian Proverb
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What Year Was It?
Blackout Hits Northeast United States
What Year
A major outage knocked out power across the eastern US and parts of Canada. 21 power plants shut down in just three minutes. Fifty million people were affected, including residents of New York, Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto and Ottawa.
The day was Aug 14. What year was it?
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Cartoon of the Day
"You handled the audit so well, we're promoting you from Accounts Receivable to Accounts Deceivable."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What is room temperature?
Answer: Sixty-eight degrees Fahrenheit

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