An brief introduction to SparkFun's new Director of Software Development and IT (SWIT).

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It's time to get back to building crazy stuff.

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Meet our new product line centered around Particle's Photon WiFi development board!

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Spark IO changes their name. SparkFun and Particle partner to change the world.

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The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.

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Earlier today, Arduino announced a new partnership with Microsoft and special support for Windows.

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We want to update our customers on where we stand with the on-going Arduino saga.

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Rob Walker, author from Fast Company, did a great feature on the past, present and future of SparkFun Electronics.

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Celebrating the 5 millionth SparkFun widget!

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The positives and negatives of shipping lithium batteries in the 21st century.

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After a decade of debate and public outcry last summer, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a statement today promising to protect the open Internet.

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We made a new product review feature for the Web site. Check out all the gory implementation details!

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This new Barbie book continues to make the same old mistakes.

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FTDI's latest driver update appears to be semi-permanently disabling counterfeit FT232 chips.

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In honor of Manufacturing Day 2014 (Friday, October 3rd) - We take a look at how SparkFun puts a dozen or so new products on the website each week.

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Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.

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SparkFun joins a slew of websites across the net protesting the FCC's plans to gut Net Neutrality

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The Move Is On!

Please hang with us as we get settled in at our new digs.

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