Electronics Recycling

HOBI News of the Week 7/25-7/29

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/25-7/29

Apple announces sale of one billionth iPhone

Yesterday morning, Apple announced the sale of its one billionth iPhone. While this news shows the iPhone still remains a popular option among consumers, but iPhone sales have been falling for two consecutive quarters.

Counterfeiting argument continues, […]

Global e-scrap recycling market anticipated to exceed $30 billion

Transparency Market Research reports the global electronic scrap recycling market will reach $34.3 billion by 2022. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent.

As more electronics are put into production, the need for reliable e-waste disposal and recycling increases. The EPA reports more than 4 million tons of e-waste are disposed […]

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HOBI News of the Week 7/17-7/21

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/17-7/21

Survey indicates IT professionals’ confidence dwindling in Q3

A report issued Wednesday by CompTIA indicates senior IT professionals’ confidence is dwindling in the third quarter. The report’s results come from a survey conducted earlier this month that interviewed 257 tech executives around the U.S.

Three […]

ISRI issues response to pending SEERA legislation

Billy Johnson, chief lobbyist for ISRI, issued a formal response to the pending the Secure E-Waste and Recycling Act (SEERA) legislation last Friday. SEERA, proposed by the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER), is currently in the drafting stages and  aims to regulate the exportation of used electronics.

SEERA’s framework aims to forbid the export of […]

HOBI News of the Week 6/20-6/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of June 20-24, 2016

Three common mistakes made by enterprise IT professionals

Enterprise IT is a fast-evolving landscape. With rapid technology releases, shortening device lifecycles and quick changes in budgets, IT leadership is more challenging than ever.

Survey indicates decreasing data center budgets

A survey conducted by the […]

Three checkpoints for enterprises choosing an IT asset manager

Pairing with an IT asset management provider cuts down on the stress of data security, data management, device repairs and end-of-life services. While these are all important functions of a successful enterprise-ITAM provider partnership, the most imperative function of IT asset management may be looked over: compliance.

Pairing with a non-compliant service provider can result in […]

HOBI News of the Week 3/16-3/20

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of May 16-20, 2016.

LinkedIn breach compromised 117 million accounts

A data breach at LinkedIn in 2012 compromised up to 117 million user account credentials.

North American educational technology market anticipating substantial growth

Market Research reports the North American  educational technology market is anticipated to grow at a […]

BAN study raises questions about downstream accountability

A study conducted by Basel Action Network (BAN) earlier this month indicates as much as a third of low-value devices collected for recycling in the U.S. were exported. BAN acquired this data by implanting GPS trackers into 200 CRTs, printers and flat panel displays and tracking their movements.

Nearly 75 percent of the tracked devices […]