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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 10/29-11/02

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent e-waste, artificial intelligence and consumer electronic news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 10/29-11/02. BIS seeks public comments on foreign disposition of e-waste The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a notice of inquiry seeking public comments on the effects and…

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HOBI Weekly Blog Recap 9/03-9/07

Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent logistics, electronic waste and technology news that HOBI’s blog reported on during the week 9/03-9/07. Freight Disruptions put pressure on electronic processors The freight industry is currently experiencing the “perfect storm,” thanks to a combination of rising logistics charges, a severe lack of drivers and the unenthusiastic…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/20-3/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/20-3/24 E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years. Google releases developer preview of…

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…

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…

Two educational technology security concerns and their solutions

Technology in the classroom brings opportunities for increased lesson plan flexibility, outside-the-classroom resources and improved teacher-student interaction. To use educational tablets to their best abilities, students and teachers can personalize apps and functions to ensure learning and instruction is functioning at their best level. The customization factor of all educational technology is a major reason…

Four ways tablets improve classroom technology

With the school year starting again after winter break, teachers and administrators are looking for new techniques to use in the second half of the school year. Technology adoption in the classroom is becoming more widely accepted, but some teachers and administrators may be apprehensive about implementing devices in the classroom. While personal electronics may…