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Tech job cuts spike as industry adjusts

Technology companies are cutting jobs at a faster pace this year compared to last despite signs that the overall economy is doing well, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

: Trends

China sees increased tablet AP shipments in 2Q14

A total of 30.6 million tablet APs (application processors) were shipped to the China market in second-quarter 2014, increasing 10.5% sequentially and 39.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

: IC/Semi, Semicon

Centers of Excellence Drive Supply Chain Transformation, Part 1

With today’s increased pace and volatility of business, access to timely, accurate operational information is more critical than ever before. As globalization and outsourcing have extended supply chains to every corner of the world, the sources of this information are increasingly located outside of the four walls of a single enterprise.

: Articles

JEITA: May 2014 Production by Japan Electronics Industry/ Statistics

JEITA: May 2014 Production by the Japanese Electronics Industry / Statistics.

: Data, Semicon, Statistics, Trends

UK Economy Surpasses Pre-Crisis Peak

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday.

: Trends

Analog ICs Outpace Growth of All IC Segments

The average annual unit growth rate of analog ICs has increased to 8.9 percent for the forecast period of 2013 to 2018, outpacing all other major IC product segments and total IC shipment growth, which is pegged at 7.2 percent growth, according to IC Insights.

: IC/Semi, Semicon

China to create intellectual property courts

TOKYO — China will set up specialized courts for intellectual property cases as early as next spring in response to the sharp rise in such litigation — a development seen holding both promise and pitfalls for Japanese corporations.

: R&D, Trends |