Why Microsoft Should Buy Nokia

Monumental changes are taking place in the wireless handset and tablet PC market. Companies are crossing operating lines as it becomes more obvious that the dividing lines between software and hardware businesses were artificially created and are no longer justifiable or viable. The recent decision of {complink 2294|Google} to purchase {complink 12925|Motorola Mobility Inc.} for…

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Europe Economic Seesaw Continues

If there's one lesson to be learned from the current economic malaise, it's that everything has an unpredictable side. Take what's happening in Europe as proof. Last week's crazy market fluctuations touched all the major global companies and created both panic and sheer elation. In addition, the ongoing debt crisis and the European Union's bailout…

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McGuirk Leaving IPC for SEMI

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — After 12 years as the president and CEO of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®, Dennis “Denny” P. McGuirk has resigned to accept a new position as president and CEO of SEMI, a global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. His last day at…

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Digi-Key Offers Stackpole Resistors

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, today announced the addition of Stackpole Electronics’ RNV high voltage, anti-moisture, thru-hole resistors. Stackpole’s RNV series of thru-hole resistors offers outstanding high voltage surge handling; up to 7…

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A Primer on FeedThru MLVs

FeedThru multilayer varistors (MLVs) were developed to decrease the parallel inductance of a standard discrete MLV, maximize series inductance, and tune capacitance. The FeedThru devices can be packaged into a single-element 0508 or a four-element 0612 FeedThru form factor. Regardless of the specific configuration, all FeedThru MLVs exhibit significantly faster turn-on times (on the order…

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Google Buying Motorola Mobility

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. -– Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing…

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Avnet Giving Clients Stock View

PHOENIX — Combining a robust inventory of more than five million SKUs and unmatched physical value-add services, Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is giving online customers the ability to view stock available to build connector assemblies. Customers who purchase connector assemblies on www.avnetexpress.com…

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Interlink Electronics Posts Results

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Interlink Electronics, Inc. (OTC:LINK), a premier sensor technology company, today announced financial results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2011. Interlink Electronics (the “Company”) reported revenues from continuing operations for the quarters ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 of $1,560,000 and $2,223,000, respectively. Gross profit for the quarter ended…

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