Intel Updates on Chip Problem

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On January 31, 2011, Intel disclosed a design issue with a support chip, the Intel® 6 Series Chipset that has the potential to impact certain PC system configurations. Intel subsequently initiated extensive discussions with computer makers about this topic. Both Intel and its customers are focused on delivering the highest quality…

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Next-Gen E-Readers for Emerging Markets

Based on the lively EBN conversation about tablets and e-readers, maybe it’s time to develop a list of next-generation features and take a closer look at emerging market potential. (See: Tablets vs. Textbooks: E-Text Use on the Rise and The Pros & Cons: Tablets vs. Textbooks.) After all, supply chain managers will soon be collaborating…

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Digi-Key Distributes Advanced Linear Devices

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Advanced Linear Devices, Inc. (ALD), a globally recognized company which develops, manufactures and markets precision CMOS linear integrated circuits, announced today the two companies have entered into…

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Have you ever watched a baseball game and seen three outfielders converge on a high fly ball, only to stand idly by while the ball falls to the ground between them? Too often, the electronics supply chain’s approach to risk management mirrors this scenario. Everybody knows something needs to be done, but in the end,…

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Avnet Delivers Solar Training

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) and STMicroelectronics, a world leader in semiconductor solutions for energy efficiency, have teamed up to offer a series of multi-media technical videos focusing on challenges and solutions of designing for solar powered systems. Design Solutions for Solar Applications is a three-part…

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NetLogic Scores 500th Patent

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. [NASDAQ: NETL], a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that it was awarded its 500th patent. Being awarded its 500th patent is a strong recognition of NetLogic Microsystems’ innovation and technology leadership in high-performance semiconductor solutions that perform highly differentiated tasks…

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Infineon Names Avnet Distributor of the Year

MILPITAS, Calif. — Infineon Technologies (FRANKFURT: IFX) (OTCQX: IFNNY) (PINKSHEETS: IFNNY) today announced that Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc., was named its 2010 North American Distributor of the Year. Infineon recognized Avnet for outstanding achievement in the areas of sales revenue growth, design win activity and customer base expansion across…

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