HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/20-3/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/20-3/24 E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years. Google releases developer preview of…

Officials write letter inquiring about SS7 vulnerabilities to the Department of Homeland Security

Two members of congress are inquiring about a potential mobile network vulnerability to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Last week, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) authored a letter to DHS Secretary John Kelly about security risks in Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol. SS7 protocol is used by global telecom networks…

AI and IoT in the workplace increases productivity, but raises security concerns

Last week, Ted Greenwald from The Wall Street Journal wrote about how Artificial Intelligence will impact the workplace. Many enterprise tech leaders are looking into incorporating AI and IoT technology in the office to increase productivity and find new sources of data for consumers and employee opinions. Greenwald’s article highlighted how new AI programs can…