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HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/6-3/10

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/6-3/10

Increasing cloud adoption inspires rapid cloud security market growth

According to Zion Market Research, the cloud security market will reach $9.8 billion by 2020, growing at an overall CAGR of 12 percent. The market is split into three segments: public cloud, private cloud and […]

By |March 10th, 2017|ITAD, Mobile, Recycling, Repair, Tablets|0 Comments

Craig Boswell weighs in on the challenges of tablet processing

Last month, Resource Recycling published an article about the ongoing challenges of repairing and refurbishing tablets. Tablet repair can be time consuming, costly and dangerous if the wrong techniques are used.

Craig Boswell, HOBI International, Inc. President, explained tablets’ compact design and use of adhesive can pose a safety threat for workers.

“That’s a significant issue for […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Repair, Tablets|0 Comments

HOBI weekly blog recap 2/13-2/17

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/13-2/17

Two educational technology concerns and their solutions

Technology in the classroom brings opportunities for increased lesson plan flexibility, outside-the-classroom resources and improved teacher-student interaction.

What to do with old devices after Valentine’s Day

New tablets, smartphones and wearable technology are popular gifts each Valentine’s Day. […]

Right to Repair bills proposed in five states could be first step to sustainable device repair

According Android Authority, new Right to Repair bills have been proposed in five states, including Kansas, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New York. If enacted, Right to Repair legislation is a step towards a more sustainable electronics repair and refurbishment industry.

This legislation would require manufacturers to sell replacement parts and provide service manuals to independent device […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Mobile, News, Repair, Uncategorized|1 Comment

HOBI News of the Week 10/31-11/4

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 10/31-11/4

The most overlooked component of enterprise mobile asset management

When considering a mobile asset management provider, enterprises may focus on repair solutions, data security, and future refurbishment and recycling opportunities. While these are all important components of mobile asset management, the most overlooked […]

HOBI International News of the Week 9/26-9/30

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 9/26-9/30

Amazon issued complaint for importing refurbished phones to India

The Indian Express reports Amazon India and 20 other ecommerce platforms, including eBay, Snapdeal, Olx and Quikr, were issued a showcause complaint by the India’s environment ministry for selling imported refurbished devices.

Blackberry will no […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Mobile, News, Recycling, Repair, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amazon issued complaint for importing refurbished phones to India

The Indian Express reports Amazon India and 20 other ecommerce platforms, including eBay, Snapdeal, Olx and Quikr, were issued a showcause complaint by the India’s environment ministry for selling imported refurbished devices.  

The notice, filed September 23, orders Amazon “to stop the import/shipment of used/refurbished electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) immediately.” The notice also indicated […]

By |September 29th, 2016|Mobile, Recycling, Repair, Uncategorized|0 Comments

E-Scrap 2016 Recap

Resource Recycling’s annual E-Scrap conference concluded last Thursday. HOBI International president Craig Boswell contributed to the conference’s opening session and provide insights on the future of the e-scrap processing industry.

E-Scrap’s opening session addressed industry challenges including the effect of wearables on overall profitability, and the importance of certifications. Boswell addressed the costliness of processing newer […]