Electronics Inventory Falls as Industry Frets over Outlook

Electronics inventory levels have been falling over the last year as OEMS, contract manufacturers, component suppliers and distributors concerned about conflicting economic signals kept up a conservative management strategy that has kept stocks close to historically low heights. While industry executives generally say they remain optimistic about the outlook for their various enterprises, the inventory…

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Avnet Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company

Phoenix, Ariz. – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it was recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation honors those companies that align principle with action, work tirelessly to…

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ECIA Meeting to Focus on Innovation, Investment

The ECIA Regional Series continues with an informative meeting on March 15th at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara. Registration is required to ensure seating capacity. The meeting starts with a social hour at 4:00 p.m. and continues through dinner with three key presentations by local experts focused on industry trends: Russell Hancock, President & CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valleyand founder…

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Apple-FBI a Poor Test Case

I agree with Adi Shamir, an outlier in the Apple v. FBI case. Apple should not have made the work phone used by the San Bernadino shooter its test case for defining the line between security and privacy. The government is holding better cards. The phone in question was owned by the employer, the branch…

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