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|Founder||Gerard G. Leeds|
|Final issue||2012 (print)|
|Based in||San Francisco, California, United States|
EE Times (Electronic Engineering Times) is an online electronics industry magazine published in the United States by AspenCore Media an Arrow Electronics company. The American print edition ceased with the December 2012 issue, but the magazine continues to produce print editions in China and Taiwan.
At its peak, EE Times employed a total of 30 editors, with a readership of 141,100, mostly among design and development engineers and technical managers.
Ownership and status
EE Times was launched in 1972 by Gerard G. Leeds of CMP Publishing. In 1999, the Leeds family sold CMP to United Business Media for $900 million. After 2000, EE Times moved more into web publishing. The shift in advertising from print to online began to accelerate in 2007 and the periodical shed staff to adjust to the downturn in revenue. On June 3, 2016 UBM announced that EE Times along with the rest of the electronics media portfolio (EE Times, EDN, EDN, Embedded.com, TechOnline and Datasheets.com) to AspenCore Media a company owned by Arrow Electronics for $23.5 million. The acquisition was completed on August 1, 2016.
EE Times is free for qualified design engineers, managers and business and corporate management in the electronics industry. It is also available online, the EE Times website offers news, columns, and features articles for semiconductor manufacturing, communications, electronic design automation, electronic engineering, technology, and products. In November 2012, UBM Electronics announced that the December 2012 issue of EE Times would be the last in print. In 2013, EE Times will be an online product only.
EE Times online offers design and engineering resources for engineers and engineering managers involved in the electronics sector. In July 2010, EE Times relaunched eetimes.com bring together all of the web sites associated with EE Times, including embedded.com and Techonline.com under one integrated site.