Nightmare in Helsinki

I wouldn't want to be in {complink 3847|Nokia Corp.} CEO Stephen Elop's shoes right now. Investors are hopping mad, Nokia's corporate bonds have been downgraded — close to junk, in one instance — and suppliers are hurting terribly due to lost sales. {complink 5703|Texas Instruments Inc.} is one of the victims of Nokia's reorganization. That…

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Is the Internet a Human Right?

Internet access is part of our daily life. We need it for business, education, research, healthcare, news, entertainment, keeping in touch with friends and family. We need it available for everything everywhere. Life in the 21st century without Internet service cannot be imagined; there is a need for an available, accessible, and affordable Internet in…

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Capacitor Makers’ Quick Turnaround After Quake

Capacitor manufacturers affected by the devastating March earthquake and tsunami in Japan were able to quickly bring their leadtimes down and their inventories up between the months of April and May, according to a recent report by Dennis M. Zogbi, the founder and chief executive officer of Paumanok Publications Inc. and Passive Component Industry Magazine.…

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Step Into the Future With IPv6

The new Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) launched on Wednesday replaces the older version iPv4, which is running out of 32-bit addresses and has limitations that are about to be corrected by a new technology loaded with potentials for consumers and controversies for businesses, service providers, and governments. I am currently in the Netherlands marking…

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TTI Receives Special Recognition From Cornell Dubilier

Fort Worth, Texas — TTI, Inc. global distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has received special recognition from Cornell Dubilier for the Most Consecutive Years Ranked #1 Distributor. The award was presented at the annual Electronics Distribution Show in Las Vegas, Nev. TTI’s Jeff Ray, Vice President Supplier Marketing commented, “Cornell Dubilier has…

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DHL Enhances US, Middle East & Asia Services

PLANTATION, Fla. — DHL Express, the world’s leading cross-border express services provider, is expanding its global capabilities through new, next-day intercontinental flights between the U.S. and the Middle East and Asia-Pacific to the U.S. to meet increased demand along these trade lanes. The new dedicated Boeing 747-400F plane operated by Polar Air Cargo will connect…

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