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Study finds sensitive data remains on used hard drives

Blancco Technology Group, a provider of data erasure equipment and software, recently released survey results that revealed customer anxieties concerning potential mismanagement of their data on resell electronic devices. Blancco participated in a study looking for residual data on storage devices purchased on eBay. The effort found 15 percent of those devices still contained personally…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 5/07-5/11

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology, renewable energy, and mobile related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 5/07-5/11. The Rising Demand for Printed Circuit Boards The printed circuit board (PCB) industry has recently experienced rapid growth and studies show that predictions for the future are equally as optimistic. And…

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Smart Cities Need Smart Security Practices

Driven by new digital technologies, cities around the world are getting smarter in their approaches to managing services and interacting with citizens. Smart cities leverage data from connected devices and powerful analytics tools to keep traffic flowing, protect public safety, reduce pollution, maintain public assets and improve the delivery of city services. The objective of smart…

HOBI International Inc. wishes you a happy new year

As 2017 comes to an end, HOBI International Inc. would like to wish you a happy and prosperous new year. We know that many of you will soon make new year’s resolutions and we hope reusing and recycling efforts will be including in those resolutions. As a certified R2, RIOS and ISO 14001 company, HOBI…

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The E-Waste Revolution Continues

In recent years, the evolution of e-waste recycling has grown exponentially in the U.S. Before the 21 century, the U.S. only had a handful of states that actually controlled and properly disposed electronic materials. Now, there are more than 25 states that have enforced laws to better control the recycling process and federal government entities…

HOBI weekly blog recap 6/5-6/9

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 6/5-6/9 Three steps to prepare for a data center relocation Enterprise data centers are constantly evolving with new technologies and new approaches to maximize value. Whether it’s taking the plunge and committing to a cloud-computing centric data center, or just overall consolidation, data…

How to monitor what personal data is being accessed by your Internet provider

Last week, Congress voted to repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) regulations regarding broadband privacy. The privacy regulations previously required Internet Services Providers (ISPs) to request permission to collect and sell users’ personal information to advertisers. Since the reversal, Internet users are wondering what this means for their personal information and how it will be…

HOBI News of the Week 11/14-11/18

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 11/14-11/18 Study shows researchers can identify smartphone user qualities through screen residue A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego analyzed the residue left behind on smartphone screens from previous users. How leasing companies can benefit from Mobility…