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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Spare Me the 3D

Will I pay more to watch a movie in 3D, rent a 3D DVD, or buy a 3DTV? No way, no how. 3D is one of those “technology for technology's sake” gimmicks that marketing gurus want to convince you that you need. Forget the glasses or the fact that watching a 3D movie makes me…

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Is IPv6 Key to Seamless Communication?

IPv4, the most widely deployed Internet layer protocol, is running out of space. This is not an opinion, but a fact. Several forecasts see 2011 as the year during which IPv4 space address will be depleted. Although the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), responsible for the global coordination of IP addressing (and much more), is…

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Trust but Verify

I talked to a woman on a plane a few weeks ago; not unusual. She talked about how ineffective many of the HR training programs are in improving performance; again nothing unusual. Her post-doctorate work in this area revealed that people operate with self-imposed constraints limiting their performance and potential; very unusual. These constraints can…

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