Alliance Memory Launches 8M CMOS SRAMs

San Carlos, Calif. — Alliance Memory today expands its line of legacy low-power CMOS SRAMs with a new 8M IC (512K x 16 bit) in the 48-pin 12-mm by 20-mm TSOP-I package. Available from a very limited number of suppliers and recently discontinued by another manufacturer, the AS6C8016-55TIN operates from a single power supply of 2.7 V to…

What Distributors Really Think about Amazon Business

Amazon Business, the B2B unit of Amazon.com, attended this year’s EDS conference for component manufacturers, distributors, and manufacturers’ representatives for the first time, driving a few distributors to tackle the issue of channel disruptors. Clearly, e-tailers like Amazon Business and Alibaba are a concern to the distribution channel as they directly compete with them. Authorized…

FedEx Acquires TNT Express

FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that FedEx has acquired TNT Express. The €4.4 billion acquisition combines the strengths of the companies – the world’s largest air express network and an unparalleled European road network, which will expand the existing FedEx portfolio and reshape…

Richardson RFPD, GaN Systems Sign Distribution Agreement

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced an agreement with GaN Systems Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson RFPD will sell GaN Systems’ GaN on Si power devices on a global basis, excluding Israel. GaN Systems manufactures a range of gallium nitride high-power transistors for consumer, enterprise, industrial, solar/wind/smartgrid, and transportation power-conversion…

Flex Partners with Supply Chain Security Company

Flex, a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company, today announced a strategic partnership with Vantage Point Analytics, a SaaS based security solutions company that provides mobile threat intelligence to secure supply chains and products— anywhere at any time. Supply chain fraud is costing companies revenue and, until now, there has been limited visibility into supply chain fraud.…