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CBI warns of poor science teaching in primary schools

The next generation of scientists and engineers continues to prove elusive for the industry. Science education in primary schools is being squeezed out and children are not getting the introduction to science subjects which the industry relies on to supply the next generation of engineers. New research by employers’ association…

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NXP takes over Freescale

NXP is going to buy Freescale for $11.1 billion. Freescale still has $5.5 billion of debt left over from the $10 billion debt imposed on it by Blackstone in 2006 when the private equity company took it over…

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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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