Analog Devices on a Hot Streak

{complink 317|Analog Devices Inc.} has finally hit the sweet spot of the market. About four years after it implemented a structural reorganization, the Norwood, Mass.-based analog semiconductor vendor is finding validation with investors — an endorsement CEO Gerald Fishman believes the company has always enjoyed with customers but that Wall Street was slow to give.…

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Intel to Build Arizona Fab

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Intel Corporation today announced plans to invest more than $5 billion to build a new chip manufacturing facility at its site in Chandler, Ariz. The announcement was made by Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini during a visit by President Barack Obama at an Intel facility in Hillsboro, Ore. The new Arizona…

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Digi-Key Wins Bronze

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – February 18, 2011 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, was awarded Honeywell Sensing and Control's Bronze Growth Award at the annual Sales Kickoff event in Orlando, Florida on January 18th. The award was…

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Pulse Adds Power Line App

San Diego, Calif. — Pulse Electronics Corporation (NYSE: PULS), a leading provider of electronic components, provides engineers with an application-based sales (ABS) tool for designing power line communication (PLC) applications. The PLC application diagram aligns key Pulse Electronics technology and product lines within the home automation and home networking market segments. Power line communication offers…

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Tessera Terminates Amkor License

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) today announced that on February 17, 2011, it sent Amkor Technology, Inc. an official notice of termination of their license agreement with Tessera. The two companies are currently in arbitration regarding multiple issues, including several past breaches by Amkor of the license agreement. “We have concluded that…

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MWC: Mobile’s Next Leap

Now that the Mobile World Congress is over, the question is: What’s next? For sure, companies will move even more mobile devices into untapped markets. Tablets will proliferate at breakneck speed, and the worldwide market will remain fragmented as regional players launch their versions for country-specific markets. Other kinds of consumer devices, like cars and…

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