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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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Mobile location tracking investigation reveals mobile carriers are still selling customer information

Back in June 2018, all four major mobile carriers released statements pledging to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers. The statements came after intense pressure from consumers after a security issue leaked the consumers real-time location data. However, a new investigation conducted by online magazine channel dedicated to technology, Motherboard…

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5G will likely be a niche technology for years

Deloitte researchers believe that the fifth-generation (5G) mobile network is unlikely to be adopted rapidly, with the technology likely to be relatively niche as far as 2025. The professional services firm’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions 2019 report, suggests 4G/LTE will remain the predominant mobile communication technology for the foreseeable future – despite the nearing…