Verdict Issued in AVX-Greatbatch Lawsuit

 AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today reported a jury verdict in a patent infringement case filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware captioned Greatbatch, Inc. v AVX Corporation. Despite AVX’s defense that it had not violated Greatbatch’s patents for the particular products in question, a jury recently found that Greatbatch incurred damages totaling $37.5 million. It is expected that AVX’s…

Mouser and Imahara Launch 2016 Power Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara along with scientists, visionaries and educators to announce an exciting new series on Power and the Future Supercapacitor to kick off the 2016 Empowering Innovation Together™ program. This new series captures insights from some of the most influential people in power management and storage, including scientists from UCLA…

STMicro to Exit STB Market

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. Fourth quarter net revenues totaled $1.67 billion, gross margin was 33.5%, and net income was $2 million. For the full year 2015, net revenues totaled $6.90…

Richardson RFPD Intros Skyworks SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new single-pole, double-throw switch from Skyworks Solutions, Inc. The SKYA21001 features low insertion loss (0.4 dB at 2.4 GHz) and positive voltage operation with low DC power consumption (10 μA). It is ideally suited for automotive applications such as infotainment, telematics,…

Micro-Measurements Unveils New Online Resource

Malvern, Pa. – Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today announced a powerful online resource for engineers using strain gages: StrainBlog.com. The comprehensive blog features a wide range of tutorial and technical content covering the latest techniques for obtaining accurate, reliable strain and stress data while providing a forum in which engineers throughout the…

Newark element14 Launches Cloud-Enabled IoT Kit

Newark element14 is today launching the LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit for the design engineer to successfully build secure IoT applications with AES encryption, NFC, WiFi, and a host of sensing technologies, driven by powerful, multi-core ARM processing capabilities. The  LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit offers a high-performance, dual-core ARM Cortex processor along with IC-enabled security…

Andy Bryant to Retire as COO of Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics Inc. said Andrew Bryant will retire in April, only two years after his appointment as chief operating officer and confirming the company’s intention to position a cadre of younger executives to in future replace chairman, president and CEO Michael Long. Bryant, 60, joined Arrow in 2008 and headed the company’s global enterprise computing…

TTI Signs Distribution Deal with Rohm

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today that the company has entered into an authorized distribution partnership with Rohm Semiconductor. Rohm’s world-class product portfolio that includes leading edge silicon carbide MOSFETs and Schottky barrier diodes, sensors, optoelectronics, and power management ICs is now available, and typically in…

Mouser Adds Red Pitaya Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a global agreement with Red Pitaya, manufacturers of the Red Pitaya system, centered on a powerful open-source software development platform for test and measurement applications. The Red Pitaya product line, now available through Mouser Electronics, is designed to help people learn programming and create designs ranging from simple DIY projects…