LG Electronics Shuffles Execs

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — As part of a global reorganization designed to speed decision making and maximize efficiencies, LG Electronics today announced organizational changes in the United States, refocusing operations on key business units. Wayne Park has been named President of LG Electronics USA, Inc. (LGEUS), in addition to his broad regional responsibilities. A 28-year…

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Avnet EM Japan Wins Xilinx Award

TOKYO — The Avnet EM Japan business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing has received an “Outstanding Performance Distribution Partner Branch Award” at the 2010 Xilinx Worldwide Sales Conference in Los Angeles, California on November 11, 2010. “Xilinx is delighted to present Avnet EM Japan with our Outstanding Performance Distribution Partner Branch Award for 2010 said…

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Freescale, CriticalBlue Expand Collaboration

AUSTIN, Texas — Freescale Semiconductor and CriticalBlue Limited have expanded their relationship with an alliance focused on streamlining embedded multicore software development for Freescale platforms. CriticalBlue’s Prism development environment will support a broader range of Freescale’s QorIQ and Power Architecture-based multicore products. In addition, the companies will co-develop tools, extensions and methods to help customers…

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Renesas Mobile Launches

TOKYO — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that Renesas Mobile Corporation, which engages in SoC business mainly for mobile devices and car navigation systems, started operation on December 1, 2010. Renesas Electronics also announced that it has completed the purchase of the wireless modem business of Nokia…

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OmniVision Reports Q2

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today reported financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended October 31, 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 were $239.5 million, as compared to $193.1 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, and $183.3…

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Motorola to Complete Separation on Jan. 4

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that its board of directors has approved the separation of Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (“Motorola Mobility”) from Motorola, Inc. through a tax-free dividend involving the distribution of all Motorola Mobility common stock held by Motorola to Motorola stockholders and has also approved a reverse stock split…

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Suppliers Are a Weak Link – for Now

Weak links in the supply chain change from time to time, but they never really go away. The global recession hit all segments of the tech industry hard, and supplier insolvency remains a leading concern in the electronics supply chain. “While high-tech manufacturers have been significantly affected by the global recession, their suppliers have been…

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Digi-Key to Distribute Phihong Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and FREMONT, Calif. — 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 Phihong USA, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key…

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