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…

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,”…

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…

Avoiding ‘Digital Stress’

Maybe it's CES overload, or maybe VTech just wants to sell more phones. According to a recent survey conducted by VTech and market research firm Toluna, Americans are feeling overwhelmed by the constant accessibility and influx of digital information in the 21st century. In fact, when asked to rank the most stressful technology-related issues, consumers…

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…

Broadcom, CSR Settle All Litigation

IRVINE, Calif. — Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that the company and CSR plc have agreed to settle all litigation and legal proceedings between the parties and their affiliates, including Broadcom's subsidiary Global Locate, Inc. and CSR's subsidiary SiRF Technology, Inc. Terms of the…

Will Silicon Valley Welcome Chinese Companies?

The US high-tech industry hasn't seen a lot of Chinese companies opening up in Silicon Valley — yet. Today, China's WLCSP Co. Ltd. announced it has established an R&D subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif. China WLCSP is a provider of wafer-level miniaturization technologies for the electronics industry. The R&D center will support China WLCSP’s regional activities…

Motorola Aims High With Xoom & Atrix

Motorola Mobility Inc. means business. Only two days after becoming a standalone enterprise, the company rolled out two of the most mouth-watering consumer electronic devices to hit the market since rival {complink 379|Apple Inc.} debuted the wildly popular iPod digital music player and the iPhone wireless handset. Just the mere description of the Motorola Mobility…

Motorola Split: Timely Breakup or Pure Fantasy?

Without the benefit of hindsight it is difficult to say whether or not it was necessary to break up {complink 3538|Motorola Inc.} in order to save its wireless handset business, the cable modem and set-top box unit, or the networking equipment operation. Necessary or not, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, Motorola completed the planned breakup of…