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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 5/06-5/10

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent right-to-repair, IT asset management and mobile security related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 4/22-4/26. Apple lobbyist sneakily tries to postpone California right-to-repair bill A few weeks ago Motherboard reported an internal Apple document that indicated the company could be shifting its stance on the…

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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…

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Apple lobbyist tries to postpone California right-to-repair bill

A few weeks ago Motherboard reported an internal Apple document that indicated the company could be shifting its stance on the right-to-repair movement. However, the multimedia publication group is now reporting that an Apple representative and lobbyist from CompTIA, a trade organization that represents big tech companies, has been privately meeting with legislators in California…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 4/29-5/03

Provided is a weekly summary of the electronics recycling, data center, and mobile technology related news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 4/29-5/03. Survey indicates consumer’s battery recycling habits need “recharging” A recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Call2Recycle has developed a better understanding of consumer recycling behaviors. The…