Businesses across industries lose money and reputation due to knock-off products and questionably sourced materials, but a solution may already exist, according to a Cisco and BCG report.
INDIANAPOLIS - Global chip sales will drop by 7.2% from last year as the semiconductor market works through a supply glut and ducks crossfire from the U.S.-China trade war, according to market research firm International Data Corp. (IDC).
For those serving in the United States armed forces, enemy combatants are but one of many on-the-job dangers. Personnel across all branches of the military depend on cutting-edge technology to carry out their operations--and if that technology fails them, the consequences can be disasterous.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei blasted its inclusion in a U.S. trade blacklist on Thursday, asserting that the move is in "no one's interest" and will hurt American jobs.
For more than a year now, President Donald Trump has been playing chicken with China, instituting increasingly expensive tariffs to add pressure for a trade deal that never seems to materialize. So far, those tariffs have kept clear of consumer goods like smartphones or televisions, with the most damaging taxes restricted to intermediary products like soybeans or steel.
A new bill would severely restrict U.S. companies from selling a broad range of technologies to Chinese-owned entities.
With the U.S.-China trade wars heating up again, electronics buyers should be taking a close look at their global supply chains and determining what impacts this latest round of tariffs could have on their organization.
Taipei, May 11 (CNA) The value of production of the local integrated circuit sector is expected to grow more than 8 percent in the second quarter from a quarter earlier on rising demand for select consumer electronics devices.
Brokers or independent distributors play an essential role in the electronic component supply-chain:
They buy overstock;
They source hard-to-find components;
They source better prices (since their prices are not controlled by the manufacturer).
But they have another crucial role during component allocation: they regulate prices.
In April, a California man was arrested in connection with a $72 million scheme which involved illegally importing merchandise and trafficking counterfeit electronic goods, the Orange County Register reports.