AMD Reports Q3 Data

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced revenue for the third quarter of 2011 of $1.69 billion, net income of $97 million, or $0.13 per share, and operating income of $138 million. The company reported non-GAAP net income of $110 million, or $0.15 per share, and non-GAAP operating income of $146 million. “Strong adoption of…

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RS Components Offers Japanese App

SINGAPORE — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today released the first Japanese language version of its eTech magazine as an iPad application. Also available in online page-turner format, the Japanese edition of the free-of-charge and highly interactive publication will…

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HP Will Keep PC Division

PALO ALTO, Calif. — HP today announced that it has completed its evaluation of strategic alternatives for its Personal Systems Group (PSG) and has decided the unit will remain part of the company. “HP objectively evaluated the strategic, financial and operational impact of spinning off PSG. It’s clear after our analysis that keeping PSG within…

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So Far, This Downturn Is Different

With two global distributors weighing in on their most recent quarters, a couple of trends are becoming clear. Lead times will continue to remain short across all product lines, and prices are not likely to decrease dramatically. {complink 577|Avnet Inc.} experienced many of the same trends competitor {complink 453|Arrow Electronics Inc.} reported yesterday. Between the…

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Rochester Offers Semiconductor Stocking Program

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Rochester Electronics, in cooperation with original chip manufacturers, provides a semiconductor device stocking program for active parts that provides factory traceable, 100% guaranteed products with little to no lead time. The Factory Authorized Safety Stock(TM) (FASSt(TM)) program is complementary to the main sales channel, and makes millions of active semiconductors available immediately.…

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Digi-Key, Lapis Have Distribution Pact

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, is now the exclusive North American distributor of Low Power 8-bit, Flash MCUs from Lapis, a Rohm Semiconductor company. Lapis Low Power Microcontrollers can be used in a…

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Benchmark Publishes Q3 Data

ANGLETON, Texas — Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, announced sales of $570 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, compared to $614 million for the same quarter in the prior year. The Company reported third quarter net income of $20 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, which includes…

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