Electronics Recycling

HOBI News of the Week 1/8-1/13

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/8-1/13

New report indicates app usage growth slowing

A new report from  Flurry indicates overall app usage growth is finally slowing. The firm reported app usage grew 11 percent during 2016, a significant decrease from 2015’s growth of 58 percent.

Four ways tablets improve classroom technology […]

HOBI News of the Week 1/2-1/6

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/2-1/6

Samsung to reveal the cause of Galaxy Note 7 malfunction

Tim Baxter, COO and president of Samsung, announced the company will reveal the cause of the massive Galaxy Note 7 malfunction soon.

E-Waste recycling and reuse services market to exceed $40 billion

A new report from […]

HOBI News of the Week 10/31-11/4

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 10/31-11/4

The most overlooked component of enterprise mobile asset management

When considering a mobile asset management provider, enterprises may focus on repair solutions, data security, and future refurbishment and recycling opportunities. While these are all important components of mobile asset management, the most overlooked […]

Used electronics resale company shut down in light of federal lawsuit

A used electronics resell company, Laptop and Desktop Repair LLC, has been raided and shut down after multiple complaints that lead to a federal lawsuit. Federal court records report the company’s office, based in Sparks, NV, was raided by police and court-appointed receiver, Hays Financial Consulting, on September 29.

Laptop and Desktop Repair ran multiple buyback […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Electronics Recycling, News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Craig Boswell to speak at the 2016 Electronics Reuse Conference

Craig Boswell, HOBI President, is contributing to the Smartphone and Apple Refurbisher Insights panel at the 2016 Electronics Reuse Conference in Houston, beginning at 9 a.m tomorrow morning.

Smartphone shipments for 2016 are projected to exceed 207 million in the United States alone. As more devices are released to the market, the need for high-quality […]

HOBI News of the Week 10/8-10/13

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 10/8-10/13

Three tips for increasing enterprise data center cost efficiency

Enterprises nationwide are decreasing their data center budgets. Electricity, environmental controls and equipment maintenance can lead to high operational costs. To maximize a data center’s potential, it’s important to stick to the best practices and […]

E-Scrap 2016 Recap

Resource Recycling’s annual E-Scrap conference concluded last Thursday. HOBI International president Craig Boswell contributed to the conference’s opening session and provide insights on the future of the e-scrap processing industry.

E-Scrap’s opening session addressed industry challenges including the effect of wearables on overall profitability, and the importance of certifications. Boswell addressed the costliness of processing newer […]

HOBI News of the Week 9/12-9/16

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 9/12-9/16

Global data center construction market to exceed $70 billion

Technavio reports the global data center construction market will grow at a CAGR of 12 percent during the next four years and reach or exceed $74 billion by 2020. The market is anticipated to reach […]