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EUROPE'S WORST COUNTRIES FOR CAR THEFT

Luxembourg is the worst country in Europe for stealing cars, according to Eurostat. Between 2015 and 2017. 697,000 car thefts were...

DRONE SURVEYS POWER LINES BEYOND LINE-OF-SIGHT

US engineers have used a remotely-piloted drone to survey power lines without visual or radar contact. Flown as part of the Kansas...

 
 
 

OPTICAL SENSORS EXPAND FESTO RANGE

Factory automation products in the Festo range from RS Components now include the SOOD and SOOE photoelectric sensors. The distributor...

MONSTER CONFIDENCE BOOTCAMP LAUNCHED TO BOOST GIRLS' STEM UPTAKE

Job site Monster and Stemettes, are touring an event called Monster Confidence which aims to show the next generation “girls do STEM...

 
 
 

AUTOMOTIVE DC-DC WON'T FLATTEN THE BATTERY

Allegro has introduced a dc-dc converter designed for keep-alive duties in cars. Automotive AEC-Q100 qualified, it will operate with...

MOUSER ADDS BLUETOOTH ROYALTY-FREE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT

A company that claims to be the fastest growing provider of Bluetooth wireless connectivity, Searan, has signed a global distribution...

 
 
 

FABLE: THE ELECTRIC CANDLE

142 years ago this description was published of a development in electrical lighting by a Russian scientist and inventor who has a...

RS COMPONENTS EXPANDS FESTO RANGE OF SENSORS AND SOLENOID VALVES

RS Components has expanded its Festo range to over 17,000 individual items for customers in Benelux, France, Germany, Italy and the...

 
 
 

LINDSLEY RUTH ON EW BRIGHTSPARKS AND ADDING VALUE TO UK ELECTRONICS

Lindsley Ruth, CEO of RS Components, talks about the value EW BrightSparks can bring to UK electronics. This story continues at Lindsley...

ABB LAUNCHES LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR WITH SOFTWARE SUPPORT

Following trials at sites across Switzerland and China, ABB has launched Neogear, a low-voltage switchgear. The device deploys ABB's...

 
 
 

MOUSER SIGNS SEARAN

Mouser has signed a global distribution agreement with Bluetooth specialist SEARAN. The SEARAN product line, now available from Mouser...

IR LEDS FOR VR AND AR HEADSETS

Vishay is aiming at position tracking in virtual reality headsets and augmented reality glasses with a set of surface-mount infra-red...

 
 
 

KIOXIA-TOSHIBA SAMPLING 512GB AUTO UFS MEMORY

Kioxia-Toshiba, is sampling a 512GB UFS JEDEC Version 2.1 embedded memory module. The device supports a temperature range of -40°C...

BIGGER RACKS GROWING FASTEST

The 2018 market for racks grew 3.4% to reach $1.5 billion, while the rack power distribution unit segment expanded by 8.9% to total...

 
 
 

ADAS AT LEVEL 2+

While Level 5 ADAS - full autonomous driving on all roads in all conditions - gets the attention, the reality of the technical capability...

MOUSER ISSUES EBOOK ON PROTOTYPING

Mouser has released Prototyping with Purpose, the second eBook from Engineering Big Ideas, the newest series in Mouser's Empowering...

 
 
 

RUTRONIK AND BLUETOOTH SPECIALIST MINEW SIGN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

Rutronik and Shenzhen Minew Technologies have entered a worldwide distribution agreement. Founded in 2007, Minew's customers span 100...

MARVELL THUNDERX2 CHOSEN FOR MICROSOFT'S OPEN-SOURCE CLOUD DESIGN

Marvell has announced that Microsoft is now deploying internal, production-level servers for Microsoft Azure based on its ThunderX2...

 
 
 

PRICEY PADS

Regretfully I've not been to any of these - the world's most expensive buildings according to MSN Money. The Saudis have been splashing...

MACHINE VISION SENSOR HAS 99.6% SHUTTER EFFICIENCY

OmniVision is sampling it's OV7251-2B global shutter image sensor, which provides an ideal shutter efficiency of 99.96% for machine...

 
 
 



Roger Federer comes out on top in winner-takes-all clash with rival Novak...

Roger Federer comes out on top in winner-takes-all clash with rival Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals

Perhaps nothing will ever make up for Wimbledon this summer, but Roger Federer secured a measure of revenge on Thursday night when he knocked Novak Djokovic out of the ATP Finals. Read more ...

Gareth Southgate slams England fans who booed Joe Gomez at Wembley after...

Gareth Southgate slams England fans who booed Joe Gomez at Wembley after Raheem Sterling incident

Joe Gomez came on for England with some fans booing him England manager Gareth Southgate doesn't understand why England fans booed Joe Gomez at Wembley on Thursday night and... Read more ...

Taylor Swift rants at Scooter Braun for 'exercising tyrannical control' over her

Taylor Swift rants at Scooter Braun for 'exercising tyrannical control' over her

Taylor Swift has escalated her feud with Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta as her battle with them goes public as it reaches new heights Read more ...

'Thursday Night Football' ends with an ugly brawl and star defender Myles...

'Thursday Night Football' ends with an ugly brawl and star defender Myles Garrett hitting QB Mason Rudolph in the head with a helmet

Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with his helmet during a brawl at the end of "Thursday Night... Read more ...

Jedi: Fallen Order game review: More like, the Force goes back to sleep

Jedi: Fallen Order game review: More like, the Force goes back to sleep

If you do nothing but look at images of this game in action, you'll wonder why I have anything ho-hum to say. At its best, Jedi: Fallen Order is one of 2019's prettiest games... Read more ...

England qualify for Euro 2020 in style with 7-0 battering of Montenegro at...

England qualify for Euro 2020 in style with 7-0 battering of Montenegro at Wembley

Harry Kane scored his third England hat-trick England have booked their place at Euro 2020 with a game to spare after a 7-0 demolition of Montenegro at Wembley. It was an... Read more ...

Novak Djokovic reacts to losing No. 1 battle with Rafael Nadal after Roger...

Novak Djokovic reacts to losing No. 1 battle with Rafael Nadal after Roger Federer defeat

Djokovic was well beaten by Federer Novak Djokovic was heavily critical of his performance in a 6-4 6-3 defeat to Roger Federer - a loss that ensured Rafael Nadal would end... Read more ...

Taylor Swift 'blocked from using old songs' at AMAs and in Netflix doc

Taylor Swift 'blocked from using old songs' at AMAs and in Netflix doc

Taylor Swift has claimed that the man who controversially bought her back catalogue is blocking her from performing her old songs on TV, casting doubt over an upcoming set at... Read more ...

Best Black Friday deals 2019 - Argos, Amazon, John Lewis and Currys offers

Best Black Friday deals 2019 - Argos, Amazon, John Lewis and Currys offers

It's that time of year again when the nights get colder, the days get shorter and many catch a feverish shopping bug in the lead up to Black Friday. The American deals day has... Read more ...

Gang who stole £500k of luxury cars caught after amateur sleuth snaps photo

Gang who stole £500k of luxury cars caught after amateur sleuth snaps photo

The criminals - who targeted BMWs, Audis and Mercedes - were spotted gathered around a £27,500 motor in Birmingham by a worried neighbour who thought they looked suspicious Read more ...