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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 1/21-1/25

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent reverse logistics, battery and plastic waste related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 1/21-1/25. Reverse logistics ensures mobile asset management accountability As technology advances, more enterprises are opting to embrace mobile into their operations. And in doing so, there has been a rise in Choose…

Reverse logistics ensures mobile asset management accountability

As more companies migrate towards mobile integration, the more enterprises are beginning to adopt a ‘Choose Your Own Device’ (CYOD) policy for employee mobile devices. And the rising popularity of CYOD also means more enterprises will be investing in mobile asset management specialists to consult them through the implementation, repair, data management, refurbishment and recycling…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 6/11-6/15

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent technology and electronic waste related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 6/11-6/15. Here’s Everything that was Announced at the WWDC 2018 The annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 keynote has officially passed. In a post last week, we talked about a few rumors…

BYOD Is Dead – Employer Provided Phones is the Next Mobile Economy

The days of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are seemingly over. A new study reveals that the once popular practice of having employee-owned devices within a business has proven to not be as great in the long term. Conducted with senior executives across the U.S., Samsung Electronics America commissioned the study alongside Oxford Economies, an…

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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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 12/25-12/29

The following is a weekly recap of the HOBI blog during the week 12/25-12/29. Wireless charging market to reach $2.6 billion by 2024 Persistence Marketing Research (PMR) predicts the wireless charging market to see significant growth in the next few years. Supported by the growing number of mobile devices and the increase in the electric…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 12/18-12/22

The following is a recap of the HOBI blog during the week 12/18-12/22. ISRI reports China is ‘not prepared’ to enforce import ban In an update to association membership, ISRI reports China is overwhelmingly ill-prepared to enact the upcoming import policy. The root of China’s issues with the import ban seems to revolve around the…

New Flaw May Subject IoT Devices to Airborne Attacks

Last week, security firm Armis revealed that as many as 15 billion Amazon Echo devices and five billion Google Home speakers may be subject to external attack due to BlueBorne vulnerabilities. Since these devices are unmanaged and closed sources, users are unaware of the fact that their Bluetooth implementation is based on potentially vulnerable code…

America Recycles Day is Here – Are You Ready to #BeRecycled?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day (ARD), a Keep America Beautiful national initiative. It is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling within the United States. Each year, thousands of communities nationwide participate in promoting environmental citizenship and take action to increase and improve recycling in America. The…