Toshiba Aims for $22B in Sales of Green Products

{complink 5648|Toshiba Corp.} has detailed a plan that would result in sharply higher revenue from the sale of products that are deemed more environmentally friendly and says it will increase the use of energy-efficient products in all its facilities. The Tokyo-based company said in a statement announcing its fifth environmental action plan that it will…

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RFMW Supports Florida RF Assemblies

SAN JOSE, Calif. — RFMW , Ltd. announces immediate delivery of selected high performance cable assemblies from Florida RF Labs, Inc. Lab-Flex 200 is ideal for low loss replacement of solid dielectric .195 diameter cable. A tape-wrapped dielectric provides an 80% velocity of propagation while maintaining insertion loss 40% lower than solid dielectrics of the…

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Belden Agrees to Acquire Miranda Technologies

ST. LOUIS — Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement (“Support Agreement”) to make an all-cash offer to acquire Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) for C$17.00 per share (“Offer”). Read the full press release. {complink 9647|Belden Inc.} {complink 3457|Miranda…

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China Makes Headway in LCDs

As Japanese and South Korean display manufacturers consolidate operations to increase profitability, Chinese display makers are expanding their reach into the large-sized LCD market. In the first quarter of 2012, IHS reports, Beijing Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd. (BOE) of China achieved shipment growth of 18.6 percent in panels sized 32-inches or larger, the best performance…

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Who’s Beating Apple? Netflix

It's only a $454 million market and represents but a small fraction of the sales {complink 379|Apple Inc.} generates in its hardware operation. But {complink 10269|Netflix Inc.} has won huge bragging rights in the online movie business by rapidly overtaking its much bigger rival to become the No. 1 player in the segment, according to…

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Glass Enables Flexible Displays

Corning Inc. is advancing the vision of flexible displays with the launch of Corning Willow Glass, an ultra-thin flexible glass. When used in conjunction with organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology, a process by which displays are built by spraying substrates on to glass, Willow Glass allows displays to be wrapped around a device or structure.…

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Infineon Accelerates Changes Under Incoming CEO

Reinhard Ploss must wait several months to formally assume the title of CEO at German semiconductor vendor {complink 2565|Infineon Technologies AG} but the incoming boss is already racing to put his stamp on the company, starting with key appointments in operations, supply chain, and purchasing, and at one of its key business divisions. The company,…

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