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Belkin Introduces USB-C to HDMI Adapter

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Belkin®, the market leader in connectivity solutions, today announced its USB-C to HDMI Adapter. The adapter is designed to support Dolby Vision content when used with the new iPad Pro and the Belkin Ultra HD High Speed HDMI Cable, delivering...

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Foxconn buys peripheral maker Belkin for $866M

Foxconn, best known for manufacturing practically everything in the world, has just announced the purchase of Belkin, the PC peripherals company, for $866 million in cash. That certainly makes it one of the larger consumer electronics acquisitions in recent memory. You probably know Belkin for its various lines of accessories, peripherals, and assorted consumer electronics; Linksys, surely the most recognizable router brand, is a subsidiary. Wemo and Phyn might also ring a bell. The purchase is likely aimed at giving Foxconn a foothold of its own in the peripherals and networked devices market. Belkin’s CEO and founder (35 years on), Chet Pipkin, will continue to operate the company as a wholly owned subsidiary and may join Foxconn’s management team. No indication was given that Belkin’s companies would change much, either in makeup or in product lineup. I asked both companies for more details, and got a polite no comment in record time. Interestingly, the FCC just today announced that it would soon propose that it would ban spending on companies that “pose a national security threat.” Huawei and ZTE were the obvious (but unnamed) targets of the proposed rule, but now Belkin and Linksys may also be included.

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Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD solid choice, but little sets it apart from alternatives – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

AppleInsider (press release) (blog) Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD solid choice, but little sets it apart from alternatives AppleInsider (press release) (blog) Where all the other docks were handily moving data at near USB 3 saturation speeds out of the box, we were getting around 100MB/sec from the Belkin dock in macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and 10.12.5 —but 400MB/sec and faster in all of the High Sierra developer ...

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Belkin Launches Kevlar-Made USB Type-C Cable – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Belkin Launches Kevlar-Made USB Type-C Cable Ubergizmo Are you fed up of your USB cables tearing up? Belkin has a solution for you. The company is now expanding its lineup of Mixit DuraTek cables that are made with Kevlar fiber by adding a new USB Type-C cable to the collection. Given the material used in ... and more »

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