Mouser Stocks New STMicroelectronics MCUs

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking STMicroelectronics’ newest addition to its STM32® platform, the STM32 F4 series of microcontrollers. The STM32 F4 series is based on the latest ARM® Cortex™-M4 core, which adds signal-processing capabilities…

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Siemens Reports Growth but Expects Slower 2012

Although {complink 4929|Siemens AG} has reported solid 2011 growth in revenues, profits, and new orders, all signs point to a cautious outlook for 2012 as the global economic situation remains uncertain. The German conglomerate, which makes everything from hearing aids to turbines, saw revenues climb 7 percent year-over-year to €73.515 billion (US$99.781 billion) and orders…

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Arrow Offering Linear Leaded Products

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has agreed to carry all quantities of lead (Pb)-based products from Linear Technology Corporation. This ensures efficient delivery of Linear products to customers worldwide who require a lead (Pb)-based solder option and complements Linear’s broad line of lead-free products. “Drawing from the strength and scalability of our…

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Cisco Posts Q1 Figures

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, today reported its first quarter results for the period ended October 29, 2011. Cisco reported first quarter net sales of $11.3 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis of $1.8 billion…

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Military Hardware Security Compromised

The gloves are coming off in the government’s fight against counterfeit parts and intellectual property protection. Brian Toohey, president of the Semiconductor Industry Association, testified Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee calling counterfeit parts “a ticking time bomb.” China’s role in counterfeiting featured centrally in the Committee’s discussion of the problem. (If you have…

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Universal Power Reports Q3 Data

CARROLLTON, Texas — Universal Power Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPG), a Texas-based distributor and supplier of batteries and related power accessories and a third-party logistics provider, today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011. For the third quarter, UPG reported net income of $0.2 million, or $0.04 per…

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