News & Analysis
Sandvik invests in manufacturing software provider Oqton
High-tech engineering group Sandvik has acquired a minority stake in the privately owned American company Oqton, a provider of AI-powered manufacturing solutions that allow manufacturers to manage, optimise and automate their manufacturing workflows.
Farnell signs global distribution pact with NI
Farnell has beefed up its test and measurement offering by signing a global distribution agreement with NI, covering a range of software-connected test and measurement solutions.
Three-part webinar series focuses on EV charging
Arrow Electronics will host a series of webinars on electric vehicle (EV) charging. The three-part series, to be held weekly during February, has been designed to be of interest both to existing developers of EV-charging systems and also to a wider audience, including energy providers, local grid operators and public transport authorities.
OKdo strikes partnership with Google's Coral
OKdo is supplying a full portfolio of products from Coral, Google’s platform for edge AI. The partnership adds momentum to the company’s objective of becoming the go-to distributor of advanced single board computer (SBC) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
How to bring clarity to your critical communications strategy in 2021
If 2020 taught us anything it’s that an organisation needs to be able to anticipate, prepare for, respond and adapt to pretty much anything in order to survive and prosper. The first step is understanding that organisational resilience is a strategic capability that goes way beyond just crisis management. By David Wiseman, VP Secure Communications at BlackBerry
US and East Asia grab $23bn transparent electronics opportunity
The new IDTechEx report, 'Transparent Electronics Materials, Applications, Markets 2021-2041', describes a market increasing fivefold from 2021-2031. By 2041 it will be over $23bn. Including translucent in the term transparent electronics, IDTechEx sees electrically-darkened windows growing steadily in demand, but the main action being elsewhere.
Major trends will shape 5G mobile data in 2021
Blinding encryption protocols, five times mobile cloud gaming data traffic, a refocused 5G core and ‘seven day weekend’ traffic after people switched to lockdown home working are among the trends impacting mobile data in 2021. Enea gathered these insights on what global operators can expect this year from a cross-section of mobile industry thought leaders including AT&T, Telefonica, RootMetrics, Tutela, Analysys Mason, Strategy An...
SAS acquires Boemska to accelerate AI integration
SAS has announced the acquisition of Boemska, a privately held technology company specialising in low-code/no-code application deployment and analytic workload management for the SAS platform. The acquisition further enhances SAS Viya – a cloud-native, advanced analytics platform – with a rich set of capabilities that boost SAS’ goal of supporting the entire analytics life cycle and facilitating customer migration to the cloud
Cognizant acquires AI expert Inawisdom
Cognizant has announced it has acquired Inawisdom, a UK-based, privately-held consultancy specialising in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to help businesses make better, faster decisions that improve business outcomes.
Synopsys recognised as a leader in static application security testing
Synopsys has announced that it has been recognised as a leader in The Forrester Wave: Static Application Security Testing, Q1 2021. The report identifies the 12 most significant vendors in the static application security testing (SAST) market and evaluates them against 28 criteria in three high-level categories: current offering, strategy, and market presence.