HOBI Reverse Logistics

Reverse logistics adds value to locally processed IT assets

Significant disruptive forces come into play that impact IT asset management costs for CIOs. State and government statutes on the disposal of IT equipment have become progressively more stringent leaving corporations with the burden of responsibly handling their assets. States including California, Colorado, and Illinois have taken strides towards being more environmentally responsible. Cell phone…

HOBI Connected IoT Network

Report reveals that IoT devices are constantly under attack

Cyxtera Technologies, a global secure infrastructure company, has released new research which has revealed that IoT devices are continuously being attacked, particularly those leveraging zero-day vulnerabilities for certain devices. The report, titled ‘Detection of Threats to IoT Devices using Scalable VPN-forwarded Honeypots,’ underscores some key findings from the study that was jointly conducted by researchers…

HOBI Li-Ion Battery Fire Code

New Li-ion battery recycling technique

Researchers at Rice University in Houston say they have a solution to deal with difficult-to-recycle lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles, cell-phones and various other electronic devices. Using an environmentally friendly deep eutectic solvent, the solution can extract recyclable elements from the metal oxides commonly used as cathodes in lithium-ion batteries. The researchers say that…