Eight Takeaways from Intel’s Q4 Results

{complink 2657|Intel Corp.} exceeded analysts' average revenue and profit estimates in the fourth quarter. Its forecasts for the first quarter of 2011 and the entire year pleasantly surprised many industry observers, but the company still faces huge challenges outside its core PC and server markets. Here are eight factors that affected Intel in 2010 and…

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SMBs Seed the Cloud

One of the biggest problems with leading-edge technology is its limited accessibility to small and midsized businesses (SMBs). In the supply chain, the biggest complaints about ERP and MRP platforms and systems are their prohibitive cost; their systems requirements; and ease (or lack thereof) of implementation. Any technology, tool, or platform that provides a cost-effective…

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Janus Signs With Arrow

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Janus Remote Communications, a leader in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. Janus provides cellular-enabled devices for data acquisition and telemetry, asset tracking, facility and equipment monitoring, smart utilities and security applications. Under the new agreement, Arrow will distribute Janus Terminus…

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Moto Mobility Adds to Board

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. — Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) (“Motorola Mobility”) today announced the appointment of Jeanne P. Jackson, President of Direct-to-Consumer for NIKE, Inc., to the company's Board of Directors effective immediately. “We are pleased to welcome Jeanne to our Board and look forward to benefiting from her extensive retail industry knowledge and experience,”…

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Graybar Makes Executive Moves

ST. LOUIS — Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, has appointed Bob Siegel to the position of vice president, product management. This appointment follows the recent retirement of Bruce Judkins as vice president, electrical. Siegel has been with Graybar for…

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It’s Dumb to Bet Against Intel

It's difficult not to get smitten by a company that consistently delivers results that are this good. But even those who may have an axe to grind with {complink 2657|Intel Corp.} must acknowledge the company knows how to win in its core market. Whether Intel can extend its winning strategy to new and emerging markets…

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Intel Closes Fiscal Year

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intel Corporation today reported full-year revenue of $43.6 billion, operating income of $15.9 billion, net income of $11.7 billion, and EPS of $2.05 – all records. The company generated approximately $16.7 billion in cash from operations, paid cash dividends of $3.5 billion, and used $1.5 billion to repurchase 70 million shares…

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