Electronics Recycling

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 […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Electronics Recycling, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Electronics Recycling, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]