The Unconventional Start-up

If you’ve been around the high-tech market as long as I have, you’ll know that the word “start-up” prompts two main responses in people: uncontrolled salivation or a record-breaking dash to the nearest exit. The high-tech boom/bust of 2001 has left an indelible mark on the industry. When the dust began to settle after the…

Avnet Offering TechNexion Modules

 Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has entered a distribution agreement with TechNexion, a leading provider of cutting-edge embedded modular solutions. Avnet Embedded will now offer TechNexion’s low-cost, high-value embedded System-on-Modules and systems to its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customer base. Click to Tweet:…

Moto X: Made Competitively in the USA

 Conventional wisdom says it’s cheaper to produce things in Asia than in North America, which is why U.S. electronics brands have steadily outsourced nearly all their product manufacturing to companies based  in the Far East during the last few decades. However, with just one product—the Moto X—Motorola may have overturned this truism, building a smartphone…