Byrne Fills New Global Accounts Role at AMD

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that industry veteran John Byrne has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Global Accounts. In this newly created position, Byrne will be responsible for ensuring AMD's worldwide sales organization effectively addresses customer needs by exceeding the expectations of AMD's largest multinational partners. He will…

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IEEE Announces EV Conference

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Advancing the adoption of electric vehicles and the power grid infrastructure needed to create more energy-efficient transportation systems will require developing and integrating diverse technologies, as well as adopting policies and standards needed to fully deploy these systems. To serve as a catalyst, the world’s leading technical professional association – IEEE –…

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Mouser Wins ON Semiconductor Award

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has been honored with ON Semiconductor’s 2011 Leading Global Distribution Partner for New Product Introduction (NPI) Award. This is the second consecutive year Mouser has won the prestigious award. ON Semiconductor is a premier…

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Broadcom Closes NetLogic Purchase

IRVINE, Calif., and SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced it has completed its $3.7 billion acquisition of NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETL), a leader in high performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next generation networks. The combination enables Broadcom to…

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Tech & China’s Rule of Law

First impressions are important. And that's especially true for this week's visit to the United States by China's vice president, Xi Jinping. By all accounts, Xi is the frontrunner to become president of the People's Republic when Hu Jintao's term ends this year. Xi's visit gives each side a chance to size up the other…

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Ramtron Posts Q4 Data

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — U.S. semiconductor maker Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, today reported total revenue of $17.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to total revenue of $16.1 million for the same quarter last year. Net…

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ECIA to Host Trade Statistics Meeting

ATLANTA — The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) will host the 2012 World Capacitor/Resistor/Inductor Trade Statistics meetings April 10-11 at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Washington, DC. The World Meetings are held bi-annually and hosted in rotation by the three regions – America, Europe, and Asia. The World Meetings last came to…

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