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What to do with old devices after Valentine’s Day

New tablets, smartphones and wearable technology are popular gifts each Valentine’s Day. With new devices in-hand, old devices are no longer of use. Instead of storing unused cellphones, tablets or computers in a drawer, reselling and recycling bring further use to old devices.

Many U.S. cities have electronics recycling collection sites to ensure responsible electronics […]

Reported data breaches increased 40% during 2016

A report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout indicates the amount of data breaches reached an all-time high during 2016. According to the report’s findings, 1,093 data breaches were reported in the U.S. last year, a 40 percent increase from 780 during 2015.

Last year, the business sector was the most targeted, with […]

By |February 8th, 2017|data security, ITAD, Mobile, News, Risk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. Weekly Recap 1/30-2/3

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/30-2/3

HOBI International, Inc. marks 25 years in the IT and mobile asset disposition industry

Today marks HOBI International, Inc.’s 25th year as a leading IT and mobile asset management provider. During the past 25 years, HOBI has grown from a small family-operated electronics recycler […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Electronics Recycling, ITAD, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. marks 25 years in the IT and mobile asset disposition industry

Today marks HOBI International, Inc.’s 25th year as a leading IT and mobile asset management provider. During the past 25 years, HOBI has grown from a small family-operated electronics recycler to one of the most competitive and innovative IT and mobile service providers in the country.

HOBI was founded and incorporated in 1992 in Batavia, Illinois, […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|ITAD, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

U.S. scores C+ on annual Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card

Each year, Tenable Network Security releases a cybersecurity report card grading global enterprise cybersecurity confidence. The Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card interviews IT professionals about their respective companies’ cybersecurity practices, then grades the enterprise on preparedness.

The average score on this year’s report card was 70 percent (C-), a six percent decrease from 2016. The […]

By |January 25th, 2017|data security, ITAD, News, Risk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. Weekly Recap 1/16-1/20

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 1/16-1/20

PC shipments continue to decline

PC shipments continued a four-year decline last year. Gartner reports 72.6 million units shipped during Q4 2016, a 3.7 percent fall from Q4 2015.

Stanford researchers design battery including fire extinguisher

Combustible batteries are one of the tech industry’s top concerns, […]

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 […]

ITAD market anticipated to exceed $20 billion

Research and Markets reports the ITAD market will exceed $20 billion within the next six years. The market is anticipated to reach $20.09 billion by 2022, if this prediction is correct, the market will grow at a CAGR of 9.8 percent.

The firm indicates mobile device management will be the largest growing ITAD sector during the […]

By |December 20th, 2016|ITAD, Mobile, News|1 Comment