Qualcomm Q2 Sales Up 4%

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today announced results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended March 30, 2014. “We delivered another solid quarter, driven by demand for our leading multimode 3G/LTE chipset solutions and record licensing revenues,” said Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm…

Fairchild Gets TCL 2013 Best Service Award

Fairchild has received the 2013 Best Service Award from TCL Mobile (TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited). The award recognizes Fairchild for its outstanding service and support, high quality and innovative solutions for mobile chargers, core power and signal products. “Fairchild provides us with the technology we need to compete and win in the demanding middle…

TE Connectivity Recognizes Top Distributors

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, presented its 2013 Electronic Distributor Awards during its recent Global Distribution Summit in Los Angeles, CA.  These annual awards recognize TE’s highest-performing distribution partners based on sales and market share growth, business plan performance and customer satisfaction.TE presented the 2013 Electronic Global Distributor of the Year…

IBM Launches First Servers with POWER8 Processor

Armonk, N.Y. – IBM (IBM: NYSE) has unveiled its Power Systems servers, built on an open server platform and POWER8 microprocessor, that allow data centers to manage extremely high data requirements, analyzing data 50 times faster than the latest x86-based systems. Described as a move that contrasts other chip and server manufacturers’ proprietary business models,…

Omron Opens Center in India

After the successful launch of its four Automation Centers (ATCs) across the world, OMRON Automation, part of OMRON Corporation Japan – a global leader in automation technology – opened its fifth ATC in Mumbai, India, on April 22. The center, the first in India, was inaugurated by the company’s key leaders from the industrial automation…

Global Semiconductor Sales Grow 5% in 2013

El Segundo, Calif. —Led by memory chip sales, global semiconductor revenue increased 5.0 percent in 2013, according to the latest research from IHS Technology. Total semiconductor revenue reached $318.1 billion in 2013, up from $303.1 billion in 2012. Last year’s growth “reversed the disappointing 2.4 percent loss of 2012, when revenue contracted from $310.6 billion in 2011,”…