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How Distributors Add Value Today

February 24, 2010 4:39 am | by Michael Knight, TTI Vice President Product Marketing and Supplier Marketing | Articles | Comments

Thanks to things like twix machines, and then fax machines, and more recently, the Internet, e-mail and excel spreadsheets, the component distribution business certainly has changed a lot over the years. What hasn’t changed is a component distributor’s fundamental value proposition.


ADP Continuum Presents Former Associates With Social Networking Opportunities

February 24, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ADP ( @, a leading provider of HR ( spx ) , payroll and benefits administration services, announced today that it launched a unique opportunity for former associates to interact online at ADP Continuum, the...

Under Desktop Virtualization Partnership With Microsoft, NComputing Will Make Its Full Line Compatible With New Shared-Computing Operating System

February 24, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NComputing ( , the global leader in virtual desktops with over 15 million daily users, today announced that the company's full product line will support the new Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 operating system from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). NComputing virtual...


Sharp(R) Debuts New Large-Format LCD Monitor Line-Up

February 24, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2010 - LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER - BOOTH 1423-- Four screen class sizes from 42- (42 1/16" diagonal) to 60-inch (601/16" diagonal) with full 1080p resolution from analog and digital RGBsources and HD video -- Optional input/output interface expansion board along with an...

2010 DOE INCITE projects allocated at ORNL

February 24, 2010 4:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers will lead projects that have been awarded a total of 251 million processor hours of computing time on supercomputers located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory.

Specialty Distributors offer Advantages over Big Box and On-line Outlets

February 24, 2010 4:20 am | by John Hamilton, Director, Product Marketing, RFMW | Articles | Comments

What value does a component distributor offer other than obtaining goods from a single source? Can they offer value beyond that convenience? Large distributors offer everything from resistors to Fully Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).


Addressing the Needs of Today’s LED Lighting Manufacturers; Where Art Meets Engineering

February 24, 2010 4:10 am | Articles | Comments

To be a global leader in the electronics industry, a component distributor must support OEMs with technical information and engineering resources, while providing global logistics and inventory services that streamline the manufacturing process.


EU weighs Google rivals' complaints

February 24, 2010 2:30 am | by ROBERT WIELAARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The European Commission said Wednesday it has asked Google to comment on allegations by rivals it demotes their sites in its search rankings.EU spokeswoman Amelia Torres said the EU antitrust office has received complaints from three Google rivals, but had not "opened a formal investigation,...


Scientists boost solar cell efficiency

February 24, 2010 1:21 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

A German team of scientists has developed a technique to treat nanoparticle surfaces. This treatment boosts the efficiency of organic solar cells. Presented in the journal Applied Physics Letters, the work shows how 2% efficiency was obtained by using so-called quantum dots made up of...

Total nights spent in hotels fell by 5% in 2009

February 24, 2010 1:20 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

In 2009, nearly 1.5 billion nights were spent in hotels and similar establishments 1 in the EU27 , a decrease of 5.1% compared with 2008, after an annual change of -0.2% in 2008 and +3.5% in 2007. The number of hotel nights spent by residents in their own country in 2009 fell by 1.6% and...

Murata has developed the world's Smallest 1.6 & times;0.8mm Size 10 & mu;F Monolithic Ceramic Capacitor Rated at 25V

February 23, 2010 11:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

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Cubic to pay semiannual dividend of 9 cents

February 23, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cubic Corp., whose electronics are used in defense systems and for collecting fares on mass transit, said Tuesday its board approved a semiannual dividend of 9 cents.The dividend is payable April 2 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 12.

Blu-Ray and Network Connectivity Finally Start Encroaching on DVD in Disc Player/Recorder Market

February 23, 2010 4:21 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

High-volume shipments of Blu-ray players, most of which feature network connectivity, are finally making inroads into the broader disc player and recorder market.


Blue Coat fiscal 3Q net income up despite charge

February 23, 2010 2:31 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Security hardware and software maker Blue Coat Systems Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter net income increased more than six-fold despite a hefty restructuring charge.Earnings for the three months ended Jan. 31 rose to $6.9 million, or 15 cents per share, from $1.1 million, or 2 cents...

Dolan Media rides recent deals to higher 4Q profit

February 23, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dolan Media Co.'s fourth-quarter profit more than doubled as the legal newspaper publisher's recent acquisitions ushered in more business from law firms dealing with soured mortgages and other problems.The company said Tuesday that it earned $8.1 million, or 27 cents per share, during the final...


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