Industry reacts to illegal tantalum mining News & Analysis 4/27/2001 Post a comment
The U.S. electronics industry is demonstrating mixed reaction to the illegal mining of tantalum ore in several environmentally protected areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But even those who express concern say they don't see how they or the electronics industry as a whole can do anything to remedy the problem.
AVX reports higher sales and profits News & Analysis 4/12/2001 Post a comment
Capacitor supplier AVX Corp., Myrtle Beach, SC., reported net sales of $600.9 million for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2001, compared with $499.1 million for the same quarter last year.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.