Continental, Nvidia Partner on AI for Self-Driving Cars

Technology company Continental and NVIDIA announced today a partnership to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicle systems based on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ platform, with a planned market introduction in 2021 for Level 3 features. The partnership enables the development of AI computer systems scaling from automated Level 2 features to full Level 5 self-driving capabilities,…

Avnet’s Next Test: Avoiding the Serial Restructuring Trap

Avnet Inc. Is mending. It is not hale and hearty yet, though, and as it revels in recent financial wins, the distributor confronts a new challenge: shaking off the impression that it has fallen into an inescapable restructuring corkscrew. The perception that Avnet is perennially retooling operations clashes hard with the image that CEO William…

IDT, Premier Farnell Ink Distribution Agreement

Premier Farnell announced a distribution agreement for the worldwide distribution of IDT’s RF, timing, memory interface, real-time interconnect, optical interconnect, wireless power and sensing solutions through all of the Premier Farnell companies. Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) together with Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, today announced a partnership agreement for the worldwide distribution of…

Symmetry Signs Distribution Deal with RECOM Power

Global semiconductor distributor, Symmetry Electronics, announced today the company has signed a franchise agreement with RECOM Power to promote the full line of RECOM power supply modules. RECOM Power’s innovative AC/DC, DC/DC converters, switching regulators, and LED driver modules help customers accelerate their product to market by simplifying the development process of highly efficient power…

Future Electronics Joins ERA

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is now an active member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), the only organization that serves and speaks for electronics industry reps, manufacturers and distributors who are field sales partners. “Future Electronics is one of the most forward-thinking electronic components distributors in the industry,” said ERA…

Qualcomm Receives Revised Proposal from Broadcom

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding, unsolicited proposal from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) to acquire all outstanding shares of Qualcomm for $60.00 per share in cash and $22.00 per share in Broadcom stock. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, the Qualcomm Board of Directors, in consultation with its financial…