5 Tips for Effective Technology Marketing

Dare I invoke the buzz words “synergy” or “win-win”? Cooperating in the marketing environment can provide a powerful boost to communications effectiveness, because two aligned companies can often generate greater interest and credibility among their audiences or networks than individually. Some of the best examples are trade consortiums. Those can be tough to create and…

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CEOs More Confident, But…

US CEOs' confidence in business has rebounded to pre-2007 levels, according to PricewaterhouseCooper's “Annual Global CEO Survey,” and has moved back in-line with CEOs around the globe. Almost three-fifths (56 percent) of US CEOs are very confident about business prospects over the next three years. However, their optimism is tempered by a greater focus on…

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Avnet Releases FPGA Kit

PHOENIX — Global electronic components and embedded solutions distributor Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces the availability of the Nano-ITX/Spartan-6 FPGA Development Kit, based on the Intel® Atom™ E640 Processor and Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA. The new development kit is priced at $1,695.00 and is available for order now at…

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Ramtron CEO Resigns

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — U.S. semiconductor maker Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of ferroelectric-based low-power memory and integrated semiconductor products, today announced that effective January 24, 2011, Ramtron’s Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Ramtron CEO, Bill Staunton. Eric A. Balzer, Ramtron’s current CFO and a member of…

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Silicon Labs Closes Fiscal Year

AUSTIN, Texas — Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), today reported revenue of $112 million for the fourth quarter and record revenue for the full year of $493 million. 2010 Highlights • Year over year growth was driven by record revenue for the company’s broad-based products, which…

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UMC Reports Q4

TAIPEI — United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) (“UMC” or “The Company”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced its unconsolidated operating results for the fourth quarter of 2010. Overview of Fourth Quarter 2010(1): Revenue: NT$31.32 billion (US$1.08 billion) with 4.1% QoQ decrease Gross margin: 32.1%; Operating margin: 21.1% Capacity utilization: 94% Net income:…

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Digi-Key Has New Cree Stock

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, today announced it has stock on Cree’s CMF20120D Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET. This new product is now available for purchase on Digi-Key’s global websites and will be featured…

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