The Future of Technology Post-COVID

During the COVID pandemic schools and businesses were forced to adopt a new method of working and learning. As “working from home” and “learning from home” became the new normal, technology adapted as well. The question is, what will the future hold for technology in a post-pandemic world? Furthermore, how will this affect those responsible…

Wearables market to grow 15 percent every year until 2023

According to a report by leading market research organization Technavio, the global wearables market is forecast to expand by 15 percent a year until 2023. The surge in demand for wearable electronics is attributed to the integrated advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and contactless payments. From smartbands, smartrings, HMDs (head-mounted…

HOBI Smartphone to Replace Laptops

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…

HOBI Internet of Things

Mobile carriers will have a large role in IoT

As the IoT transformation permeates through the U.S. economy, mobile telecom carriers have the opportunity to reshape hospitality and retail industries through 5G networking combined with mobile video, smartphone payments, tablet-based point-of-sale, cellular powered digital-signage and wireless broadband connectivity. According to a recent Ericsson study, 5G is expected to be a critical enabler of virtual…

HOBI AI Artificial Intelligence

Organizations see AI as both friend and foe to cybersecurity

Nearly as many cybersecurity professionals are concerned about the security risks of artificial intelligence (AI) as are convinced that the technology will strengthen their cyber defenses. That’s one of the findings of a new report from real-time information specialist, Neustar. According to the Neustar International Security Council (NISC), a group of cybersecurity leaders across industries…