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CENTENNIAL, Colo.– August 28, 2015 –Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it is now offering Retire-IT’s certified chain-of-custody services to customers of Arrow’s Value Recovery business. Arrow has always provided secure chain-of-custody options to its clients. This collaboration with Retire-IT provides Arrow’s Value Recovery customers who require a highly secure chain-of-custody with the added…

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Published in Triple Pundit, August 19, 2015. Triple Pundit, one of the world’s most well read websites on ethical, sustainable & profitable business, published a story that investigates why e-waste still ends up in landfills rather than being reused or recycled. The answer to this question,  and unfortunately many other sustainability-grounded questions, is that it…

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The past few weeks have brought two notable developments in mobile device security. First, OpenSignal, an online resource of cell phone towers, cell phone signal strength readings, and Wi-Fi access points around the world, updated its count of Android operating systems to 24,093 active variations. In the world of mobile devices, the proliferation of variations…

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Most of us have a pretty tough time grasping magnitude. If we haven’t experienced it directly, it’s often difficult to imagine. And I think our inability to comprehend enormity contributes to our complacence toward environmental stresses. For example, we don’t come into direct contact with 7 billion people – we experience population in our local…

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“The time has come,” my colleague says, “to repurpose, reuse and revisit some of your blogs.” So just like those holiday episodes of “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!,” I’ve pulled some of my favorite threads with the hope that if you missed them, you’ll enjoy them, and if you liked them the first time, you…

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Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany & UK sites are R2 certified – 27 July 2015 – Arrow Electronics has announced that five more European sites of its value recovery business have been certified to the global Responsible Recycling (R2) standard. The certificate relates to the procurement, refurbishment and resale of electronic equipment and covers sites…

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Electronics Purchasing Strategies, July 22, 2015. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement, which allows employees to use their personal cell phones, smartphones, tablets and laptops for business, has become a challenge for many corporations. While BYOD enables businesses to reduce the costs associated with providing hardware for their employees, securing those devices becomes expensive…

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