Avnet Teams With H&D on WiFi

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked a distribution agreement with H&D Wireless AB, a supplier of Wi-Fi solutions that enable wireless sensor and multimedia data access to the Internet. H&D Wireless’ comprehensive product catalog includes cost effective and environmentally friendly Wi-Fi solutions for the energy…

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Cypress Releases 20 Videos

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq:CY), today announced the release of over 20 new videos that demonstrate the unique functionality of the PSoC Creator™ IDE. The tutorials, which are about one minute in length, cover a range of topics selected to help designers quickly become familiar and productive with the tool. Videos such…

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e2v Gets AS9100 certification

CHELMSFORD, U.K. — e2v demonstrates its continued commitment as a strategic mil/aero semiconductor manufacturer and extends its quality standards to satisfy worldwide mil/aero customers. e2v aerospace and defense today announced that its hi-rel semiconductor operation in Santa Clara (formerly QP Semiconductor) has fully satisfied the requirements for, and has achieved, AS9100 Rev. B and ISO…

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IEEE Chooses President

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Gordon W. Day, of Boulder, Colorado, has been elected president of IEEE for 2012. IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association, supports the technical and professional interests of over 400,000 members in 160 countries. It publishes a third of the world’s literature in the electrical engineering and computer science fields, sponsors over…

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Molex Purchases Luxtera AOC Biz

LISLE, Ill., and CARLSBAD, Calif. — Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX and MOLXA), a global leader in the high speed interconnect marketplace, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Luxtera’s Active Optical Cable (AOC) business. Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, will transfer all aspects of its existing and future AOC business to…

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Waiting on Apple’s Next Big Move

The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show has ended, and now the waiting begins for the next market-changing product from {complink 379|Apple Inc.}. It's sickening. Really. Until Apple unveiled its spectacular iPod device in the middle of the last decade, electronics manufacturers were hawking mainly pedestrian devices and sticking humdrum digital music players in the hands of…

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TSMC, Centrosolar Sign Euro Deal

MUNICH, Germany, and HSINCHU, Taiwan — TSMC (TWSE:2330, NYSE:TSM) and CENTROSOLAR Group AG today announced that the two companies have signed an agreement which makes CENTROSOLAR the exclusive European manufacturer of crystalline solar modules for TSMC. Under the agreement, CENTROSOLAR will supply TSMC with an initial module capacity of 100 MWp per year using solar…

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Altair Names Euro GM

HOD HASHARON, Israel — Altair Semiconductor (http://www.altair-semi.com), the world's leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, announced today the appointment of Siegmund M. Redl as the company's General Manager for Europe. Mr. Redl, who most recently served as Country Manager for Qualcomm in Germany, will now be responsible for…

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WPG HIts Record Sales High

TAIPEI — WPG, the largest distributor of semiconductor components in Asia, reported December 2010 consolidated sales of NT$26.3 billion, represented an increase of 44% over previous year; 2010 fourth quarter revenue reached NT$70.1 billion, with 31% growth rate over 2009; 2010 sales of NT$257.2 billion, increased 31% in comparison with 2009. Among above, the monthly,…

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AMD CEO Resigns

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas Seifert, 47, as interim CEO following the resignation of Dirk Meyer, 49, as president, CEO and a director of the company effective immediately. A CEO Search Committee has been formed to begin the search…

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