Avnet Named as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is Avnet’s first year being honored with this award, which recognizes organizations that…

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Cymbet & Future Electronics Announce Americas Distribution Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS — Cymbet Corporation announced that they have signed a Distribution Agreement with Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components to distribute Cymbet’s entire family of EnerChip™ Smart Solid State Batteries and power management solutions in North America and South America. Future Electronics customers can now purchase Cymbet EnerChip rechargeable solid state batteries…

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Simplify the Complexity of M2M

We all understand the value of building products that are interconnected. Adding some type of network connection to an electronic device may seems simple, yet there are many challenges. A new industry is shaping up around the concept of machine-to-machine (M2M), also referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). Even though this industry is…

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Restoring Trust in High-Tech Product Integrity

The U.S. government data mining and spying program conducted by the National Security Agency dealt a crippling blow to trust and confidence in the integrity of business intelligence and products following its revelation by former contractor Edward Snowden. In the electronics industry, the process of cleaning up the mess and restoring confidence in the relationships…

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Big Data Shift Expected in Auto Industry

Mountain View, Calif. — As big data and connected services combine to drive the development of mobility integration business models, 60 percent of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the North American and European automotive industry will develop big data strategies and offerings in the next two years, driven by high-bandwidth, embedded connectivity technologies, such as…

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