Dispelling E-Commerce Myths
Barbara Jorgensen 10/25/2012 (13) comments
E-commerce has a role in the supply chain, but customer business models are not well suited to purchase large volumes of parts online.
Managing Mixed Signals
Barbara Jorgensen 10/24/2012 (4) comments
E-commerce was poised to simplify the supply chain, and it did in some areas, while making many others even more complex.
The End of Business as Usual
Barbara Jorgensen 10/23/2012 (20) comments
Companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are new to the hardware game. If anything, the supply chain will become more important to them as their business models evolve.
Another Glitch; Another Review?
Barbara Jorgensen 10/22/2012 (5) comments
Some observers are blaming a computer glitch for Google's poor market performance last week. The 20 percent drop in profits is almost an afterthought.
Avnet Americas Reorganizing
Barbara Jorgensen 9/25/2012 (6) comments
In 15 markets, three specialty divisions -- Avnet Memec, Avnet Embedded, and Avnet EM -- will remain intact. In the other markets, Avnet will sell a single, unified linecard.
Hail the Lowly Connector
Barbara Jorgensen 9/21/2012 (12) comments
Apple's iPhone 5 is apparently incompatible with all other Apple devices, chargers, and accessories: all because of the connector.
Made in the UK
Barbara Jorgensen 9/11/2012 (23) comments
The inventors of the credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi wanted it manufactured in the UK. Here's how they made it happen.
The Ties That Bind
Barbara Jorgensen 8/1/2012 (1) comment
A single customer, Apple, already buys 60 percent of Cirrus Logic's chip products. Why not buy the chipmaker outright?
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
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