Newark/Element 14 Stocks FCI Connectors

CHICAGO — Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of Premier Farnell, announced today it was stocking FCI’s 1.25mm-pitch wire-to-board connector series, which features a single-row design available with 2 to 20 circuit positions and suits a wide variety of industrial and consumer applications. Products in the new series…

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Chevy Volt: A Jolt of Reality

As promised, I've taken possession of a Chevy Volt, a gasoline-and-electric vehicle being marketed as a green or environmentally friendly vehicle. It's parked in my driveway in all its red fire truck glory with the Avnet Express logo splashed on the hood and a side sticker from TE Connectivity. After a brief ride to the…

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Avnet, TI Plan Technical Seminars

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has teamed up with Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) to hold a series of SpeedWay® technical seminars on the new open source community BeagleBoard-xM, featuring TI’s ARM® microprocessor-based EZ Software Development Kit (EZ SDK). Attendees will also receive technical training on…

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Rohde & Schwarz Offers Training Program

COLUMBIA, Md. — Rohde & Schwarz, a leading manufacturer of test & measurement, communications and broadcasting equipment, has developed a training and certification program for the wireless communication infrastructure community. The Rohde Scholar Training Program consists of several two-day courses that address mobile communications, television and broadcasting, and radio monitoring and radiolocation markets. The courses…

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TI Deal Clears Regulatory Reviews

DALLAS — Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) today announced that TI's proposed acquisition of National has cleared all required regulatory reviews, moving the companies closer to the transaction close. The companies expect the transaction to be complete on September 23, just slightly ahead of the six- to nine-month timeframe…

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