Global Semiconductor Sales Surge

 The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $24.70 billion for the month of May 2013, an increase of 4.6 percent from the previous month when sales were $23.62 billion. This represents the largest sequential monthly increase in sales for the industry…

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Molex Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation

As Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA), begins its new fiscal year today, the company proudly celebrates its 75th year in business serving customers in the global electronics industry. Providing innovative interconnect solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers, the company’s primary markets include data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, aerospace and defense, medical and…

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Richardson RFPD Presents MACOM Switches

 Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a range of high performance switches from MACOM Technology Solutions (MACOM).  MACOM’s proven range of broadband switches offer industry-leading reliability, frequency coverage from DC to 20 GHz, input power handling up to 10W, insertion loss as low as 0.5 dB, and isolation…

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‘Distribution’ Is an Understatement

Many of us call what we do or participate in “distribution.” However, given the word's meaning, describing this business as distribution has become too simplistic. A quick search on dictionary.com offers the definition of “distribute” as: to divide and give out in shares; to disperse through a space or over an area; or to promote,…

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BeagleBone Black Available From RS Components

 RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced the availability of BeagleBone Black( http://www.rs-components.com/beagleboneblack ), the latest version of BeagleBone, a credit-card sized open hardware expandable Linux computer from BeagleBoard.org that connects with the Internet and…

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Raytheon Acquires Analytics Business

 Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired a privately held company, Visual Analytics Incorporated, further extending Raytheon’s capabilities to meet the data analytics, data visualization and information sharing needs of its customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As one of the largest processors of data for the intelligence community, Raytheon has extensive experience handling…

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Prices May Soar on EDI Transactions

The history of electronic ordering is complex, and incremental changes in the way orders are processed have exploited technologies as they have become available. The happy result is the overall lowering of costs per transaction. Leading transaction hub GXS, which handles millions of EDI transactions, has made it known that it intends to change its…

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