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'One world. two systems'

?With the confrontation between China and the US continuing to escalate, are we seeing the beginnings of two separate global supply chains?

Why strategic sourcing is the way forward

A reliable source of components is essential in the electronic components industry, but with global shortages on some of the most in-demand components, as well as the many challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses need a solid sourcing strategy

Up for sale, again

The rumours that Nvidia is in talks with SoftBank to buy Arm Holdings are gaining traction, so the current radio silence from both could be a clear indication that something is afoot.

Automation and IoT

Clem Robertson, a tech veteran and founder of R4DAR Technologies, explains how automation can play a key role in healthcare in the wake of Covid-19, so long as the fidelity and integrity of the captured data can be guaranteed.

Prospects for a V-shaped recovery look bleak

Research, by accountants Deloitte, has found that almost two thirds of companies are planning to cut investment spending over the next three years due to Covid-19. It also appears that most are planning for a slow recovery that will not see the economy recover until well into 2021.

Growing costs of cyber attacks laid bare

Last month the Australian government revealed that firms, including steel maker BlueScope, logistics firm Toll Group, and the state government agency Services New South Wales had been victims of state-backed cyber-security attacks.

UK poised to drop Huawei

It appears that the UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network, with the government set to announce a major policy change.

What lies ahead?

No one could have planned for a social and business experiment on the scale that this pandemic has brought us, but despite the unprecedented situation, the resilience people have demonstrated over the last two months has been staggering

Electromobility and all its challenges (1/6)

In this series of six blogs, Mark Patrick of Mouser Electronics, examines the topic of electric vehicles, the technologies that enable them, the limiting factors affecting development and adoption, and what we can expect in the future.

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