More job losses at AspenCore as advertisers bail

AspenCore, publisher of EETimes, EDN and other outlets serving the electronics design market, is closing its Boise, Idaho, office and consolidating the work to Denver, Colorado as part of a wider restructuring of the business. Sources close to the company told us that there will be around 20 job losses. Graham Kelly, previously VP of Operations Read more...

By |2016-11-26T10:21:32+00:00November 25th, 2016|

Avnet buys Hackster to access start-ups

Following the recent acquisition of AspenCore by Arrow, rival distributor Avnet has bought Hackster, the San Francisco-based online community 'dedicated to learning hardware, from beginner to pro'. Hackster has a claimed membership of 200,000 and features projects based on Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel Edison and other low-cost computing platforms. Avnet's CEO, Wiliam Amelio, said,“The combination of Hackster.io Read more...

By |2016-11-20T00:13:39+00:00November 20th, 2016|

David Blaza and Jim Harrison depart as AspenCore re-shuffles

AspenCore, publisher of several leading B2B electronics media including EETimes and EDN, has embarked on a reorganisation that has seen the departure of North American managing director, David Blaza, and veteran Electronic Products Magazine editor, Jim Harrison. David Blaza spent nearly 20 years with EETimes and has held a number of short-term roles since Read more...

By |2016-11-06T22:18:42+00:00November 6th, 2016|

AspenCore launches PowerElectronicsNews.com

Paul O'Shea, editor of PowerElectronicsNews.com There's another new website to add to your press lists, this one is the brainchild of the guys at AspenCore. With Paul O'Shea at the helm the company has launched PowerElectronicsNews.com.  This power focused website will be dedicated to delivering readers the latest in product news as well as adding insightful Read more...

By |2016-10-24T10:53:48+00:00September 29th, 2016|

John Henry Day Jr obituary

Publitek is sad to learn that John Henry Day Jr passed away at his home on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the age of 71. John ran the popular website John Day’s Automotive Electronics. John was born in Boston, MA on September 16, 1944, and he received his Bachelor's Degree in English from Northeastern University Read more...

By |2017-02-10T01:58:46+00:00August 9th, 2016|

Kasey Panetta leaves ECN

Kasey Panetta has announced that she will be leaving ECN and from the update to LinkedIn she is set to join Gartner as a Brand Content Manager. Kasey has been writing for the US based electronic publication for just over 4 years, focusing on diversity in engineering, STEM education, aerospace, drones, as well as anything newsworthy Read more...

By |2016-10-24T10:53:50+00:00June 13th, 2016|

New B2B electronics publication

Our fondness for deep-tech content marketing in the B2B world means we're always excited when a new electronics publication launches. The first issue of Uusiteknologia.fi  heralds a new era for Finland with several start-ups emerging after the decline of mobile manufacturing.  The first issue of the magazine was published last week as a digital e-Magazine. You Read more...

By |2016-10-24T10:53:52+00:00May 19th, 2016|

Latest electronics B2B media moves

As specialists in technical content and media relations with B2B technical publications, it's vital that we keep up with who is working where, and who we need to be talking to about the cool new stuff that we get to see first. Here's an update on some moves that crossed our desks last week: Nick Flaherty joins the team Read more...

By |2016-10-24T10:53:52+00:00May 9th, 2016|