Flextronics Wins Microsoft Award

SINGAPORE — Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) today announced that it has received Microsoft's Value Excellence Award in recognition of exemplary partnership support for the launch and mass production of Microsoft's Kinect, a hands-free controller for the Xbox 360 gaming system. Each year, Microsoft recognizes vendors within its preferred vendor program, the Microsoft Vendor Program (MSVP), that…

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Cisco Reports Q1

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, today reported its first quarter results for the period ended October 30, 2010. Cisco reported first quarter net sales of $10.75 billion, net income on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis of $1.9 billion or $0.34…

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GigOptix Expands in China

PALO ALTO, Calif. — GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB: GGOX), a leading supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G optical networks, today announced the opening of two new offices in the Greater China region located in Wuhan and Shenzhen. The new offices will be responsible for sales promotion, customer…

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Enterprise Asia Honors Arrow’s Kong

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Peter Kong, president of global components for Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), has been named as a 2010 Asia Pacific Outstanding Entrepreneur. Part of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards, the award recognizes leaders who demonstrate exceptional commitment to developing successful businesses within the region. “His entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to cultivating and…

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TowerJazz Announces Q3 Returns

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel — TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.enable quick execution on synergistic business opportunities.” Third Quarter Highlights enable quick execution on synergistic business opportunities.” • Record revenue of $134.7 million, growing 69% over third quarter last year and 7% QoQ. • GAAP…

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NEDA-ECA Merger Will Advance the Cause of US Electronics Makers

The National Electronics Distributors Association (NEDA) and the Electronic Components Association (ECA) will be joining together on Jan. 1 to form the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA). The new trade association will be a united voice for the authorized sales of electronic components, bringing together component manufacturers and their authorized distributors and independent field sales…

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