Author Archives: Josh Brooks

Comment: Tech investors show their faith in London and UK

The UK says ‘Show me the money,’ and Silicon Valley tech investors are lining up to buy in, writes Josh Brooks. Amid all the concern about foreign ownership of UK plc, the shape that post-Brexit Britain will take and the chaos that seems to reign supreme in government, it’s comforting to know that there’s still ...

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Samsung Electronics’ CEO resigns – even as company predicts surge in profit

Samsung Electronics’ management turmoil continued this week with the resignation of its chief executives, even as the business said it expected to post record third-quarter profits. Kwon Oh-hyun, who has been with the business for 32 years, resigned citing an “unprecedented crisis” at the South Korean tech giant. He will step down as chief executive and ...

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Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini dies aged 66

Intel’s fifth CEO, Paul Otellini, who led the company between 2005 and 2012, has died at the age of 66. The chip giant announced yesterday that Otellini died in his sleep on Monday (2 October). Otellini became Intel’s fifth CEO in 2005, a position he held until 2012. Under his leadership the company grew its ...

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Elektra Awards 2017 shortlists revealed

Electronics Weekly reveals the companies, people and products in line to win this year’s awards at a glamorous ceremony in December. The votes are in and today Electronics Weekly is proud to reveal the shortlists for this year’s Elektra Awards. After another record-breaking year for entries, in these pages you will find the products, companies ...

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Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist: Excellence in Product Design for Automotive

Electronics Weekly reveals the Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist for this year’s Excellence in Product Design for Automotive category. THE SHORTLIST Mentor, a Siemens Business: 1D-3D solution for electric vehicle batteries Plessey Semiconductors: Warden EnSilica: The EnSilica eSi-ADAS Radar co-processor Lattice Semiconductor: Optimised mobile interface bridging for ADAS and automotive infotainment Melexis: MLX91804 Tyre pressure monitoring ...

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Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist: Design Team of the Year

Electronics Weekly reveals the Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist for this year’s Design Team of the Year, sponsored by BWW Communications. THE SHORTLIST Bytesnap Design Fujitsu Components Europe Gas Sensing Solutions Maxim Integrated Microsemi Corporation Premier Farnell Rohm Semiconductor Sponsored by BWW Communications  

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Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist: University Research Award

Electronics Weekly reveals the Elektra Awards 2017 shortlist for this year’s University Research Award category, sponsored by RS Components. THE SHORTLIST Electronics Weekly readers are invited to select the university research project which they feel will make the largest impact on the commercial market in the next fi ve years, from a shortlist of research ...

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