Avnet Names New VP

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced the election of Ed Smith as a new corporate vice president. Promoted to president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas in February 2009, Smith is a 20-year-plus electronics industry veteran and is responsible for guiding the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of that multi-billion dollar business. “Ed has demonstrated…

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Intel Acquires CognoVision

TORONTO — MaRS, a Toronto-based innovation centre, is pleased to announce that Intel Corporation has acquired CognoVision, one of its client companies. The CognoVision platform helps retailers and digital signage networks measure the effectiveness of in-store marketing and develop deeper insights into shopper behaviour. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The CognoVision team has…

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Avnet Launches Xilinx On-Demand Channel

PHOENIX — Electronic components and embedded solutions distributor Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of {complink 577|Avnet Inc.}, has launched a new technical video channel dedicated entirely to {complink 6248|Xilinx Inc.} Hosted on Avnet’s video site, Avnet OnDemand, this channel provides technical content for today’s design engineers, making it easy to navigate, watch and…

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ITC Probe Into TSMC Process Technology Ends

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. –- {complink 5388|Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company} announced today that it was able to secure a favorable resolution to an International Trade Commission investigation for alleged patent infringement by its 28 nm process technology. The parties have filed a joint motion to terminate the ITC investigation titled In the Matter of Certain Semiconductor…

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Infineon Ends FY 2010 on High Note

Neubiberg, Germany –– {complink 2565|Infineon Technologies AG} today reported results for the fourth quarter of the 2010 fiscal year, ended September 30, 2010. “The last quarters’ excellent performance has continued in the fourth quarter across all the segments. The company’s growth during this upcycle remains significantly ahead of the market and our profitability has risen…

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ChipMOS Reports Q3

HSINCHU, Taiwan — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMOS) today reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. All U.S. dollar figures in this release are based on the exchange rate of NT$31.19 to US$1.00 as of September 30, 2010. Net revenue on a US GAAP…

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