The Institute of Printed Circuits (IPC) has called on its frontline members to get involved in a push to make electronics in high reliability sectors lead-free.
A Chinese former engineer and a Chinese businessman have been charged with economic espionage and conspiring to steal trade secrets from General Electric Co. to benefit the Chinese regime, according to a U.S. indictment unsealed on April 23.
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in International Falls Port of Entry have seized around $715,000 worth of counterfeit electronics inside rail containers.
The electronics industry has enjoyed strong growth in 2017 and 2018, but the ability to find and retain skilled workers has remained a critical challenge. It’s been a recurrent theme in the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly factory index, and now the European Union (EU) fears its workforce will be stressed as electronics employment grows.
Queenie Liao, an office worker in Guangzhou, China, shops online several times a week. Alibaba's Taobao and JD.com are her go-to platforms, but it wasn't always that way.
"I used to use Amazon a few years ago. Amazon was one of the first online shops in China and a lot of friends told me that the things from Amazon were much more trustable.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Laguna Hills man has been arrested on federal charges alleging he oversaw a scheme that smuggled counterfeit Apple and Samsung cell phone components from China that were sold in the United States, generating tens of millions of dollars in revenue.
Apple and its allies on Monday will kick off a jury trial against chip supplier Qualcomm in San Diego, alleging that Qualcomm engaged in illegal patent licensing practices and seeking up to $27 billion in damages.
Applied Materials, a U.S. firm that supplies equipment and software for manufacturing semiconductor chips, has halted services to several Chinese companies, less than a week after they were included on a “red-flagged” list by the U.S. Commerce Department.
If you were compiling a shortlist of companies with the key building blocks for the next technological revolution, it would surely include ASML Holding NV. That’s why it’s particularly significant that the Dutch maker of semiconductor manufacturing equipment was the target of theft by a rival with alleged ties to the Chinese state, according to a report from Het Financieele Dagblad on Thursday.
There is quite literally an army of pirates overseas that is plundering the intellectual property of American and European citizens and businesses. Last week, President Trump issued an executive memorandum about combating pirated goods that calls for a detailed study of counterfeit trafficking and how the United States can better defend its intellectual property.