ON Semiconductor Honors Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the 2018 Global High Service Distributor by ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions driving energy-efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. This is the second consecutive year that Mouser has received this top award.…

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Avnet is Now Accepting Cryptocurrency

Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions company, is working with BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to accept cryptocurrency for products and services. Today’s developers are looking for flexibility as they take their products to market, and this announcement provides our customers with more convenient ways to complete their financial transactions. “We’re…

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Oracle Enhances Cloud SCM Suite with Collaboration & AI Intelligence

Today, at the Oracle Modern Business Experience, Oracle announced updates to its Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud, and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud products. These changes were part of a broader update that also included Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud and  Oracle DataFox. Enriched supplier profiles with the DataFox…

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Industry Analyst Dale Ford Joins ECIA

ECIA is pleased to welcome Dale Ford to its team in the role of Chief Analyst. Dale is a highly respected industry analyst with extensive experience producing award winning market research. He brings expertise in technology trends, competitive analysis, forecasting and supply/demand research of the electronics, semiconductor and electronics components industries. Mr. Ford has been researching…

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Arrow Electronics and Freelancer.com Launch World’s Largest Electronics & Electrical Engineering Services Marketplace, Revolutionizing How Hardware Products Get Designed & Manufactured

CENTENNIAL, Colo. & SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW), a Fortune 500 leading technology solutions and engineering provider, and Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN), the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users, today announced the launch of ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer.com. The new platform allows Fortune 500 companies and innovative technology creators to design and build hardware products…

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counterfeit components, seizures

How to Weaken the Link Between Component Shortages & Counterfeits

Component shortages always prompt OEMs and EMS providers to seek alternative sources. Periods of scarcity also exacerbate the flow of counterfeit devices into the electronics supply chain. The extent of this problem remains an unknown as incidents of counterfeits are under-reported. But there are estimates: The counterfeit semiconductor market has reached $75 billion according to Industry…

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