Big Plans for Russia’s Silicon Valley

Many people already know about the Skolkovo Innovation Center, the Russian project that plans to focus development on key sectors of modern technology, as well as provide a special economic environment for major companies. Among the priorities of the so-called “Innograd” (Innovation Town) are: space, telecommunications, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals, energy, information technology, and nuclear…

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Belden Gets Yoost

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Board of Directors of Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC) announced today that it has expanded the size of its board to 12 members and appointed Dean Yoost as a Director and member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Yoost, age 60, currently serves as a Director and member of the Audit, Governance,…

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ERAI Exec Conference Has Counterfeit Focus

NAPLES, Fla. — ERAI, Inc. has announced that the ERAI Executive Conference 2011 will be held in Las Vegas at the Palazzo Resort & Casino on April 28 and 29, 2011. ERAI, Inc. will gather professionals from all sectors of the electronics supply chain including distribution, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), Contract Manufacturers (CM), government agencies,…

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Vitesse Lists on NASDAQ

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networking, today announced that its common stock is now listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “VTSS.” The Company’s stock previously traded on the Pink Sheets under the symbol “VTSS.PK.” “Our listing on NASDAQ…

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It’s iPad vs. Xoom… and Who Else?

The blurry lines of competition in the crowded tablet computing market are becoming a bit clearer. {complink 379|Apple Inc.} is still leading; that's incontestable. But {complink 12925|Motorola Mobility Inc.} has fired back strongly with the Xoom, which is wowing consumers and analysts alike and setting the stage for the kind of rivalry other OEMs need…

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Harting Appoints Senior VPO

ESPELKAMP, Germany — With effect from 1 March 2011, the HARTING Technology Group has appointed Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Torsten Ratzmann as Senior Vice President Operations. Alongside global management of all production sites, his future area of responsibility includes all logistics procedures and goods movements, plus the management of HARTING Applied Technologies GmbH & Co. KG, where…

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Avnet Distributes Halo Magnetics

POING, Germany — Avnet Memec, the highly specialised semiconductor distributor of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, announced the extension of its distribution agreement with HALO Electronics, Inc. Previously serving customers in all of EMEA except Central Europe, the two companies will now extend their strategic partnership to include the distribution of HALO's magnetics devices and inductors…

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