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RS Components gets a new boss

RS Components has a new boss with the appointment of Lindsley Ruth as group chief executive of Electrocomponents, which owns the catalogue and online distributor. Ruth, who takes over at RS in April, is currently executive vice president of the Future Electronics, who he has worked for since 2002. He…

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ARM looks to the Cloud

ARM has developed an approach for an Intelligent Flexible Cloud (IFC) environment to meet the latency, power and size constraints for next-generation networks…

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UK companies in eight ECSEL projects

For many years UK companies have not taken part in EU R&D programmes. This is partly because of UK government meannesss about funding, partly because of UK government imposition of restrictions and partly because of the perceived complications of the paperwork…

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Mouser sees strong growth in Europe

Mouser Electronics continues to see big growth in the European components market. The online and catalogue distributor saw its European business grow by 41% in the calendar year January to December 2014. Embedded World: Your Electronics Weekly guide » As a result, Europe now accounts for 26% of Mouser’s sales…

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ARM adds remote training

ARM has expanded its technical training portfolio to include live courses that can be remotely-delivered in any location. The courses will provide a flexible and fast-response training service for companies and individuals, allowing them to take full advantage of ARM technology features…

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Microsemi signs Mouser for global FPGA sales

Microsemi has signed up Mouser Electronics as its latest global distributor. Mouser will sell via its website Microsemi’s product portfolio including the SmartFusion2 and IGLOO2 product families, timing and synchronisation products, and power-over-Ethernet products. Embedded World: Your Electronics Weekly guide » Its main markets are defence, security, communications…

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Avnet Abacus extends Samtec drop shipment service

Avnet Abacus has extended its drop shipment service on Samtec’s interconnect components, which will enable customers in the UK and Ireland to take delivery of goods ordered from Avnet Abacus direct from the manufacturer…

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Tech sector outperformed UK economy in Q4

The technology sector in the UK grew faster than the rest of the economy in the last quarter of 2014 and so avoided the slowdown seen across the wider UK economy, according to the latest KPMG/Markit Tech Monitor UK survey. The report found that tech sector jobs growth accelerated…

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