Mosaid Initiates Litigation Against Elpida

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX:MSD) today announced that it has commenced patent infringement litigation against Elpida Memory, Inc. of Japan. Two other companies, Buffalo Inc. and Axiontech, are also named as defendants in the suit, which was filed on May 10, 2011, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of…

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SPS Launches Webinar Series for Suppliers

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — SPS Commerce (Nasdaq:SPSC), a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, today unveiled an educational series of webcasts to provide suppliers with an inside look at how to improve their e-commerce fulfillment processes. Offered online, these 30-minute, complimentary webinars deliver a practical mix of strategies, tactics and case studies, plus Q&A…

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Actions Semiconductor Reports Q1

ZHUHAI, China — Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive mixed-signal system-on-a-chip (SoC) and multimedia digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. All financial results are reported on a U.S. GAAP…

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Striking a Balance Between Transactional & Consultative

As suppliers and manufacturers, how do we balance providing technical solutions to meet our customers’ requirements with the industry’s continuous push for commoditization of our technologies? With the rise of new technologies such as cloud computing, tablet PCs, and consumer handheld devices that provide instant information access to millions of users worldwide, we as components…

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Silicon Valley Dreams

Is it just me or does it seem as if nearly every country is shining the lights on at least one of its cities and promoting it as the next “Silicon Valley?” During the last couple of weeks, I’ve come across news snippets implying that being dubbed some sort of copycat Silicon Valley, Mobile World…

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Ode to Electronics Industry Moms

A belated Happy Mother's Day to all you mothers out there. My mother, Jean, passed away eight years ago at 91. Nice Italian lady. The life lessons she taught me were priceless — dusting the furniture, loving family first, believing in God, having integrity, being creative and kind to others, and more. She did everything…

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Tide Turns for H-1B Visas

A decade ago, the high-tech industry was clamoring for a higher cap on H-1B visas — a specialty visa that allows high-skilled foreign workers to hold jobs in the US. Currently, the US can allow 65,000 foreign workers to reside and work in the US for up to six years. The tech industry used to…

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