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  • Avnet presentation time revised to 2:40 p.m. PST

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, advised today that the time slot for the Company’s presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference next week has changed. The fireside chat to be presented by Avnet Chief Executive Officer Bill Amelio and Chief Financial Officer Tom Liguori now starts at 2:40 p.m. PST on Tuesday, February 12. The segment will be webcast live at...
  • PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced that on February 7, 2019, its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend will be paid on March 26, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 12, 2019. About Avnet Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive...
  • Third annual competition recognizes forward-thinking IoT technologies by student engineers

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The future of innovation is stronger than ever, and companies are continuously embracing creativity and supporting newfound ideas. In line with this trend, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions company, and Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, today awarded Strella Biotechnology with $100,000 as the winning team of the third annual ASU Innovation Open (ASUio), held at ASU...

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  • For the last three years, Avnet has partnered with Arizona State University (ASU) to encourage students to flex their entrepreneurial muscles by tackling today’s most challenging problems to create tomorrow’s most innovative technology.

    This year’s competition is as fierce as ever, with “incredible innovation, imagination and sophistication seen from these young entrepreneurs,” according to Avnet Vice President of Corporate Affairs Melissa Gray.

  • Imagine having truly flexible cellular connectivity, with the ability to move from one carrier to another with ease—and with the same circuit card? This is the freedom that embedded universal integrated circuit cards (eUICCs) offer.

    While this is a game changer even on a one-off basis, eUICCs can mean the difference between profitability and proof of concept purgatory for IoT deployments that include hundreds or thousands of connected objects.

  • It feels like donning a hydration pack and four smart watches on your wrists and ankles. Then, the music starts, and all down your body vibrations start to pick up the bass. Then the hi-hat. Then the melodies and more. You can’t help but move to the beat—even if you’ve never been able to hear music. It’s pulsing against your skin.