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. TMR lists the key drivers for market growth as growing use of electronics, shortening device lifecycles, environmental and health hazard prevention, increasing government regulation…

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…

World Wide Web inventor speaks out about the future of the Internet

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, issued a statement this past weekend indicating he would like to save his invention. Berners-Lee intended the World Wide Web to create opportunities for people to collaborate across different cultural and geographic boundaries. But, with recent events, Berners-Lee worries his invention is not being used for…

Craig Boswell weighs in on the challenges of tablet processing

Last month, Resource Recycling published an article about the ongoing challenges of repairing and refurbishing tablets. Tablet repair can be time consuming, costly and dangerous if the wrong techniques are used. Craig Boswell, HOBI International, Inc. President, explained tablets’ compact design and use of adhesive can pose a safety threat for workers. “That’s a significant…

Mobile World Congress 2017: What changes to expect in future Android devices

Last Thursday marked the last day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Major manufacturers and carriers revealed new device designs and plans for the future. Here are three Android upgrades that are expected after this year’s MWC: Biometric controls Android manufacturers are recognizing the need for high-grade mobile security by introducing biometric controls on devices.…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 2/27-3/3

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/27-3/3 Study finds 2017 mobility will focus on cloud computing and data security A new study shows the majority of enterprises are focusing on mobile device management, cloud integration and data security in their mobile strategies. The study, sponsored by Clutch and DMI,…

Survey finds 2017 mobility will be focus on cloud computing and security

A new study shows the majority of enterprises are focusing on mobile device management, cloud integration and data security in their mobile strategies. The study, sponsored by Clutch and DMI, interviewed professionals from 582 enterprises, and 89 percent of interviewees indicated their respective enterprise has a mobility strategy. When surveyed about their organizations’ mobility efforts,…

Three common mistakes made by enterprise tech leadership

Enterprise IT is constantly evolving, with new technology introduced quarterly and new threats introduced along with it. Tech leadership always has to stay on their toes when choosing new devices to use in the office and new protocols to ensure security and efficiency in an IT scheme.  Here are three common mistakes made by enterprise…