Electronics Recycling

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 […]

HOBI News of the Week 8/22-8/26

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 8/22-8/26

How to navigate back-to-school educational technology challenges

The beginning of the school year is officially here. With the first day of school approaching, administrators and educators are working to finalize strategies for the year. Part of this planning is managing all technology managed by […]

HOBI News of the Week 8/8-8/12

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 8/8-8/12

How reverse logistics ensures mobile asset management accountability

The move to mobile is in full swing, and for this reason, more and more enterprises are choosing to adopt a CYOD policy for employee mobile devices. The rising popularity of CYOD policies also means more […]

HOBI News of the week 8/1-8/5

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 8/1-8/5

Tablet shipments continue to decrease in Q2

IDC reports tablet shipments continued to decline in the second quarter, with 38.7 million devices shipped globally. This represents a 12.3 percent year-over-year shipment decrease.

The most overlooked component of successful data security

Protecting data is rapidly becoming […]

Outerwall, ecoATM parent company, purchased for $1.6 billion

Last week, Apollo Global Management Group announced their purchase of Outerwall for $1.6 billion, or $52 per share.

Outerwall is most notably known for its kiosk services including Redbox, Coinstar and most notably, ecoATM. Engaged Capital, an Outerwall investor, encouraged the parent company to shut down ecoATM in the past because of lost money. For […]

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