Mouser Stocks USB 3.0 Receptacle

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from TE Connectivity. TE Connectivity introduces the USB 3.0 Receptacle. This SuperSpeed type A receptacle meets the new USB 3.0 standard that allows 5.0 Gbps (25 GB of data…

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Bel Fuse Sends Letter to Pulse

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA) and (NASDAQ: BELFB) today delivered a letter to Ralph Faison, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pulse Electronics Corporation (NYSE: PULS) commenting on the Pulse Board's rejection of Bel's proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Pulse common stock for per share consideration…

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Cree Appoints Senior VP Global Sales

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces that Bruce Renouard will join the company as senior vice president – sales and business development, effective March 21. In this newly created position, Renouard will be responsible for sales of LED chips, LED components, materials and power and RF components…

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AMD Hires New CIO

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has appointed Mike Wolfe, age 52, as the company's chief information officer. He brings more than 30 years of engineering and information technology experience, most recently as vice president of IT for product development and engineering at HP for the last five years. Wolfe will be…

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Qualcomm’s DSP Access Program Debuts

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced that OEMs and ISVs will now be able to program their own audio and video codecs using optimized processors and hardware on select versions of Qualcomm's Mobile Station Modem™ (MSM™) chipsets through the new Qualcomm Developer Network DSP Access Program. This allows OEMs to better…

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Analog Devices Honors Strategic Suppliers

NORWOOD, Mass. — Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced the recipients of its 10th annual “Supplier Excellence Awards.” Recognized for continuously delivering quality products and services on time and without supply chain disruption, 13 strategic suppliers were selected from among the more than 2,000…

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Arrow Aids Relief Efforts in Japan

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Responding to the devastation caused by the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has joined with its employees to support disaster recovery and relief operations in that region. The company pledged to match the first $100,000 in employee donations to designated crisis-recovery charities. “We are grateful that our…

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Japan Will Rebuild, Part 1

For all those who would despair after the March 11 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, remember this: Japan has experienced worse devastation, buried more, and endured even more terrible horrors. From the shadows of World War II, the Land of the Rising Sun emerged to become the second-biggest economy in the world, a title it only…

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