HOBI News of the Week 11/28-12/2

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 11/28-12/2

New legislation raises data privacy concerns

A modification to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure took effect earlier this morning. The new rule allows investigative agencies to access multiple citizens devices with a single search warrant.

Mobile device management (MDM) market expected […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Supreme Court reaches decision in Samsung design infringement case

After months of deliberation, the Supreme Court has reached a decision in Samsung and Apple’s design infringement case. Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled Samsung only violated one component of Apple’s design patent instead of the entire device, meaning Samsung may not be forced to pay penalties.

In 2012, a jury ruled Samsung’s smartphone design infringed […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Design, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three data security tips for online shopping this holiday season

With the holidays in a few weeks, shoppers everywhere are using their mobile and desktop devices for online purchases. While online shopping is a convenient option for holiday shopping, without the right precautions, shoppers personal data could be at risk.

Here are four tips for protecting personal information while shopping online this holiday season:

Protect your passwords

One […]

By |December 5th, 2016|data security, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New legislation raises data privacy concerns

A modification to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure took effect earlier this morning. The new rule allows investigative agencies to access multiple citizens devices with a single search warrant.

The Justice Department introduced the modification to Rule 41 earlier this year, and explained the new rule is necessary to keep up with […]

By |December 1st, 2016|data security, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobile device management (MDM) market expected to exceed $5 billion

The mobile device management market is anticipated to exceed $5 billion by 2021, according to Zion Market Research. Zion indicates the market ended 2015 with an overall value of $1.35 billion and will reach $5.15 billion by the end of 2021, growing at a CAGR of 25 percent.

The MDM market is comprised of outsourced […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global used smartphone market to exceed $30 billion in four years

IDC reports the used smartphone market will exceed $30 billion by 2020. If the research firm’s calculations are correct, the used smartphone device market will grow from 81 million devices in 2015 to 222 million devices in 2020 with an overall CAGR of 22.3 percent. Their report also indicates used smartphones will sell at an […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments