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Adam Tech quality connectors

 Adam Tech thrives for 33 years by prioritizing quality and consistency

Currently, the components industry is in turmoil. Global decreases in demand and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war have resulted in the sector experiencing record declines. However, despite the volatility of the...
Intel ceases 5G mobile chip development after Apple announcement

Report: Apple wants to acquire Intel’s 5G modem business

A June 11 report revealed Apple is currently in negotiations with Intel to acquire the chipmaker’s now abandoned 5G business. In April, Intel announced it wouldn’t be making chipsets for the fifth...
Maker Faire shuts down; robotics engineers everywhere weep

Maker Media is shutting down after 15 years

Facing ongoing financial difficulties and a loss of corporate sponsorship, Maker Media, the longtime publisher of Make Magazine and organizer of Maker Faire, is collapsing. The company, which held its most recent...
Micron layoffs

Micron is cutting jobs due to slow sales, US-China trade war

Micron Technology, Inc. has generated $13.7 billion in revenue in the first half of 2019, but the company is currently in the process of reducing its workforce. On Saturday, the Idaho...
US-China trade war updates

Electronics industry tries adapting to US-China trade war

The trade war between the U.S. and China has been going on for a while now, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon. At the same time, high...
Raytheon and United Technologies ink merger agreement

Raytheon and United Technologies ink merger agreement

On Sunday, defense contractor Raytheon agreed to merge with aerospace concern United Technologies in an all-stock deal. The transaction, which the two firms describe as a “merger of equals,” is expected...
US-Mexico tariff issues

Trump cancels Mexico import tax plans, for now

In late May, President Trump announced he would impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico. Business leaders and American politicians strongly condemned the administration’s proclamation, which was...
US tariffs on Mexico will cause auto industry recession

US tariffs on Mexico will cause auto industry recession

Last week, President Donald Trump released a statement announcing tariffs on Mexican goods in the name of stopping illegal immigration. If the U.S. and Mexico don’t work out a deal that satisfies...
Foxconn ceases production on Huawei phones due to US blacklist

Foxconn halts production of Huawei products following US blacklist

Last month, the U.S. government escalated its trade war with China by barring American companies from doing business with Shenzhen-based electronics giant Huawei. As a result, the firm lost access to...
US tariffs on Mexico will destroy the tech industry

New Mexican import taxes may hurt US technology firms

Last week, President Donald Trump opened up a new front in his year-old trade war. On May 30, the Commander-in-Chief announced a new five percent tariff on all goods imported from...

What does Bitcoin’s recent surge mean for the future of cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin’s rise to fame in 2017 occurred thanks to a massive surge that doubled the cryptocurrency’s value in just under three weeks. Since then,...
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