IBM Posts Q1 Numbers

ARMONK, N.Y., — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced first-quarter 2012 diluted earnings of $2.61 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $2.31 per share in the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 13 percent. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings were $2.78 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $2.41 per share in the first…

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Nokia Needs Some Good News

Will the sun shine brightly in Espoo, Finland, again? Ordinary, folks at the headquarters of {complink 3847|Nokia Corp.} must be wondering why the news about their once brightly-shining corporate neighbor seems to be all doom and gloom these days, following reports yesterday that Moody's Investor Service downgraded a portion of the company's bond to near-junk…

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OLED Volumes Up, but So Are Prices

The production of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays has finally reached volumes where it is driving growth of the small to mid-sized screen market, according to IHS iSuppli. Small to mid-sized displays (SMD) are those with a diagonal measurement of 10 inches or less. As demand and prices of LCDs have dropped, display makers are…

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Belden Launches Blog on Its Website

ST. LOUIS — Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced it launched a blog on Belden.com in an effort to provide thoughtful, valuable and timely content to its customers and other stakeholders. The blog, located at www.belden.com/blog, will initially focus on three subject areas that are…

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Altera Names R&D Executive

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced the appointment of Bradley Howe to senior vice president, research and development. In this role, Mr. Howe is responsible for all development of Altera's silicon products, intellectual property (IP) libraries, and software products, as well as overseeing the company's global research and development organization. Previously,…

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RF Monolithics Posts 2Q12 Data

DALLAS — RF Monolithics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMI) (RFM or the Company) today reported sales of $8.1 million for its second quarter ended February 29, 2012 (the current quarter). This was a 6% increase compared to $7.6 million in sales for the quarter ended February 28, 2011 (the comparable quarter). Sales for the first two quarters…

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Avnet Announces Tech Games Winners

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has announced the 2012 winners of the Avnet Tech Games. Nearly 190 students from Arizona and other U.S. community colleges and universities competed head-to-head for top honors in the Avnet Tech Games onsite and virtual competition on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at The University of…

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Arrow Opens Facilities in India, Brazil

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Increasing its support for original equipment manufacturers, Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW] is expanding its network of custom computer system integration and fulfillment facilities to seven around the world. Arrow recently added locations in San Paulo, Brazil, and Bangalore, India. “Arrow is pleased to expand our network of integration centers to include…

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