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EarthBend Announces Addition Of Mitel-Aastra Phones and Accessories to Distribution Portfolio
February 28, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015: EarthBend, a premier value-added distributor of business telecommunications and IT solutions, today announced that it has expanded its distribution portfolio to include product offerings from the Mitel-Aastra line of phones and accessories. The addition includes models from the Mitel 6800i and 6700i series of phones, which originate from Mitel's merger with Aastra completed earlier last year.

Cal Poly's International Printing Week 2015 Draws Record Numbers
February 28, 2015
California Polytechnic State University issued the following news release: More than 450 students, faculty and industry representatives attended the Cal Poly Graphic Communication Department's 2015 International Printing Week, held Jan. 26-30. Celebrated at Cal Poly since 1984, International Printing Week honors the life and work of Benjamin Franklin and his contributions to science, technology, communication, and the printed word. The six-day program included seminars by industry leaders, a banquet, Career Day, and the Design & Dev Hackathon -- all centered on the theme "Graphic Communication and Gen Z." Seminars were presented in digital imaging and packaging and design and website development.

Trio Electric Finalizes LED Project for Star Furniture
February 28, 2015
Houston-based Trio Electric reported that it recently completed a lighting retrofit of nine locations for Star Furniture, converting the retailer's showrooms to LED lighting to increase energy efficiency and light quality.

Intel spending big in China to catch up
February 28, 2015
It may be too late for the chip maker to catch up in the US or Europe, so the company banks on China, where fewer than half the country's 500 million mobile phone users have smartphones. An employee displays how to remote control the game platform with a tablet computer at the 2014 Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, in April last year.[Photo provided to China Daily] Although Intel Corp is the world's leading maker of chips for PCs and servers, the company has long struggled to land a significant piece of the mobile market, where Qualcomm Inc dominates.

Digi-Key Expands Mentor Graphics' EDA Tools Portfolio
February 28, 2015
Digi-Key has unveiled an expanded suite of the recently released professional-level Mentor Graphics EDA/CAD tools. According to a release, premium versions of both the Designer Schematic and Designer Layout tools are now available, featuring unlimited connections. In addition, Import from xDX Designer and PADS Layout for reference designs, as well as import from third party schematic capture and layout tools has been added.

FlexEnable Welcomes British Prime Minister
February 28, 2015
FlexEnable on February 20 welcomed the British Prime Minister, The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, to the company's engineering centre and flexible rapid prototyping line in Cambridge.

TI drives energy management and digital power innovation at APEC 2015; TI unveils breakthroughs in energy efficiency, power density and new tools to speed power supply design
February 27, 2015
 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), the worldwide leader in power management integrated circuits, will demonstrate how its analog technologies and embedded processing are driving innovation in energy management for next-generation power designs at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 16-18, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Rohde & Schwarz expands family of R&S RTE oscilloscopes
February 27, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Rohde & Schwarz, a manufacturer of test and measurement equipment, has expanded its family of R&S RTE oscilloscopes to include two- and four-channel models with 1.5GHz and 2GHz bandwidth.

TCPI is Evaluating Claims Filed on February 26th, 2015
February 27, 2015
 TCP International Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: TCPI) today announced that claims were filed in Cuyahoga County, Ohio against the company and its CEO, Ellis Yan, alleging misconduct by the CEO and related matters.  TCPI is currently in the process of evaluating these claims and intends to vigorously defend itself.

The Global LED Lighting Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 25.89 Percent from 2014-2019: TechNavio
February 27, 2015
TechNavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a new report on the Global LED Lighting Market , which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.89 percent from 2014-2019.


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