All Entries in the Category : End Markets

Compact Power Module Drives 6 To 18 GHz

Gaining higher power levels from higher-density packaging is a general trend in many broadband military/aerospace systems, and a new Class-AB linear power amplifier module from Comstock PST provides impressive power density from 6 to 18 GHz.

: Industrial, Mil/Aero

MakerBot lays off one-fifth of its workforce

MakerBot is perhaps the most well-known consumer 3D printer company on the market, having sold tens of thousands of Replicators since its start in 2009. It’s a large part of why Stratasys, an industrial 3D printer and manufacturer, decided to acquire MakerBot in 2013.

: Industrial

Schlumberger cuts 11,000 more jobs worldwide due to low oil prices

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) revealed April 16 it decided to cut another 11,000 jobs worldwide in addition to the 9,000 it announced in January.

: Energy, Industrial

Raytheon Lands Two DoD Work Deals

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded two contracts Thursday to Raytheon Company, worth over $35 million.

: Mil/Aero |

What Nokia Should Really be Buying: a Chinese Rival

Nokia Corp. should be buying China’s ZTE Corp. and not Alcatel-Lucent SA, which it this week agreed to buy for $16.6 billion. If approved by regulators and shareholders such a deal would be transformative and open up new growth vistas across the industry, potentially sparking a flurry of East-West and West-East mergers and acquisitions.

: Telecom

Rethink Robotics closes Series D funding with $40M for new robot

Rethink Robotics, a Boston-based maker of robots for the manufacturing industry, announced Thursday it has officially closed its Series D funding round at $40 million.

: Industrial |

Apple’s History of Supply Chain Excellence

For seven years running, Apple has claimed the top spot in Gartner Supply Chain Top 25.  Next month, the analyst will release the list for the eleventh time—and it’s a good bet that Apple will retain its leadership position.

: Computer, Consumer, Data, Telecom, Wearables