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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 6/25-6/29

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology, electronic waste, and mobile related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 6/25-6/29. The Doctor on Your Wrist: How Smartwatches are Saving Lives Aside from being convenient and fashionable, wearable technology is also extremely helpful – and maybe even lifesaving! Wearables like smartwatches can…

IoT Will Have the Most Impact on Businesses

Everyday it seems like new technology is being introduced to the market. And new technologies continue to play a critical role in the evolution of society, which includes the unfortunate upheaval of consumer industries. With these new advancements, consumer expectations are rapidly evolving, industry lines are blurring, and digitally-inspired disruptors are beginning to emerge. Now,…

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Turning Cryptocurrency into Real Currency

Recently, E-Scrap News, a Resource Recycling, Inc. publication, published an article concerning the influx of people aiming to turn virtual coin into real currency through mining cryptocurrency. Electronics recycling and refurbishment experts say that demand for mining equipment for digital currencies, like bitcoin, is affecting the e-waste industry. However, while it is very unlikely that…

Recycling Partnership Creates Job Opportunities for Disabled Students

Triangle Inc. and Green Network Exchange have come together not only to promote electronic waste recycling but to help people with disabilities find careers. Triangle Inc. is a company that provides services to help individuals with disabilities find careers, become self-advocates, and live independently. The company’s Transitions to Successful Careers (TSC) program provides high school…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 10/30-11/03

The following is a weekly recap of the HOBI blog for the week 10/30-11/01 Amazon Rolls Out Plan to Unlock Homes for Convenient In-Home Deliveries On Oct. 25, Amazon announced their plan to launch Amazon Key, a service that will allow customers to hand over a “digital house key” to authorized Amazon drivers, who will…