Arrow and Freelancer.com Launch Design Platform

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 through access…

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Rapidly Evolving Supply Chain Risk Profile Demands Technology

Supply chain executives have always had to factor in the impacts of geography and logistics, weather conditions, governments and regulation on their bottom-line marginal returns. In today’s landscape of economic uncertainty, cross-functional teams of supply chain, procurement, and finance will need to weigh these dynamics when evaluating current and future sourcing scenarios. In these choppy…

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EBN@C-Level: Component Shortages & Counterfeits Create Electronics Conundrum

Component shortages have plagued original electronic manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) for many months. Worse, those shortages are driving supply chain pros to look for new sources, which may open a back door to counterfeit parts trickling into the supply chain. Counterfeit components are anything but uncommon and probably, by all accounts, underreported. The…

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Intel’s Chip Sales Outpace Samsung’s in Q4 2018

The declining market for semiconductors used in mobile handsets and enterprise servers led to a realignment in the company market-share ranking for semiconductor manufacturers. While Samsung led semiconductor sales for the past five quarters, Intel outpaced Samsung in the fourth quarter. Intel’s semiconductor sales revenue reached $18.4 billion in the fourth quarter, compared to $15.8…

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