Digi-Key, LeCroy Have Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with LeCroy, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions. “LeCroy is a welcome addition to our expansive selection…

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Avnet Unveils Xilinx Development Kit

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today the Xilinx Kintex™-7 FPGA DSP Development Kit with High-Speed Analog, supporting Xilinx’s 7 series Targeted Design Platforms. As the demand for faster processing of wideband analog signals continues to rise, this digital signal processing (DSP) development kit offers engineers a…

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Copy, Paste & Chop

We are finally winding down from the Christmas/New Year holiday season, although the Chinese New Year is still in full swing. During these holidays, people do a lot of shopping and exchange gifts. There are two groups of shoppers: the traditional shoppers who like to walk up and down the high streets browsing and buying,…

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ABB Agrees to Buy Thomas & Betts

ZURICH and MEMPHIS, Tenn. — ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB), a North American leader in low voltage products, today announced that both companies’ boards of directors have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Thomas & Betts for $72 per share…

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