Category: In The News

  • 8.31.2017
    Congressman DesJarlais caps tour of 4th District with visit to ‘Feed the Children’ in Rutherford County

    After a week touring military installations across Tennessee and Alabama, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., visited Feed the Children’s distribution center in La Vergne today. The international charity packs and ships food to needy families nationwide, as well as school supplies to teachers nearby.

    Rep. DesJarlais discussed Hurricane Harvey relief with volunteers, later visiting high-tech employer HYLA Mobile in La Vergne and Tennessee Oncology in Murfreesboro.

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    Source: Herald Chronicle
  • 8.28.2017
    THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION CAN HAPPEN EVERYWHERE

    If you want to open a high-tech operation, you better go to a high-tech area.  Silicon Valley; Bangalore, India; Shanghai, China; Dublin, Ireland.  These all conjure up visions of high-tech operations, well trained work forces, and cutting-edge technology.  However, are we limited to only these areas?  Why can’t a high-tech operation flourish in an area not normally considered high-tech?  In fact, I believe the very technologies that these high-tech hotbeds are famous for are exactly what can enable high-tech operations in other locations.

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    Source: Global Information Infrastructure Commission
  • 8.21.2017
    10 years of the iPhone

    Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Biju Nair, HLYA Mobile’s CEO, give his thoughts on a decade with the iPhone.

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    Source: Telecoms.com
  • 8.17.2017
    Career Snapshot: Biju Nair, CEO of HYLA Mobile

    VanillaPlus interviews Biju Nair, discussing his career from milk delivery to CEO of HYLA Mobile and stops in between.

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    Source: VanillaPlus
  • 8.10.2017
    Phone processor pushes forward on Tennessee expansion

    A company that manages mobile phone take-back programs has invested more than $1 million in a new processing site and plans to hire hundreds of workers in the coming months.

    Hyla Mobile has opened a 100,000-square-foot used cell phone processing facility in La Vergne, Tenn., just outside of Nashville.

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    Source: E-Scrap News
  • 7.11.2017
    The 5th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards is Proud to Honor Top in Mobile, IoT, and Emerging Tech

    Compass Intelligence is honored to recognize the top innovators, technologies, best-in-class solutions and products, and leaders in the mobile, IoT, and emerging technology industries. The 5th annual 2017 Compass Intelligence Awards, brought to you by our partners Silverwood Partners, HYLA Mobile, Mind Commerce, and IoT Analytics were voted on by 40+ industry-leading press, editors, journalists, thought leaders, and analysts. The program included three primary award categories: Mobile & Wireless, A-List in IoT, and Bamboo Mobile, along with CompassIntel.com selected “of the Year” awards. The 68 different awards identify the best in mobile devices and software, wireless technology, mobile applications, platforms, Internet of Things, wearables, reuse/recycling of devices, robotics, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, connected products, and emerging solutions.

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    Source: PR Newswire
  • 6.28.2017
    Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce HYLA Inc. to Locate New Operations in Rutherford County

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and HYLA, Inc. officials today announced that the company will open a new facility in La Vergne. The specialized mobile device reverse logistics technology and services provider will invest more than $1 million and create approximately 225 new jobs in Rutherford County.

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    Source: Tennessee State Government
  • 5.30.2017
    HYLA Mobile – Making the best out of waste

    HYLA is a 7 year old technology company based in Dallas, Texas, USA which focuses on extending the value of renewed mobile devices. It is a privately held company backed by several well-known and widely respected private equity and venture capital firms.

    In 2016, the renewed smartphone market was a $17 Billion market with customers selling 120M used smartphones at an average value of $140 per device. It is estimated that it represents a 7% of total smartphone sales.

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    Source: VARINDIA
  • 5.25.2017
    Data offers insight into mobile device trade-ins

    Apple’s release of the iPhone 7 and the more advanced iPhone 7 Plus last September pushed consumers to let go of earlier models. Analysis from one industry firm shows how pricing for used phones has played out since then.
    Texas-based HYLA Mobile, which manages mobile device reverse logistics programs in the U.S. and elsewhere, recently released data on phone trade-ins for the first quarter of 2017.

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    Source: Resource Recycling
  • 5.22.2017
    Latest iPhone Sales Drop: A Circumstantial Blip Or A Sign of Things to Come?

    Earlier this month, Apple announced that sales of its iPhone had dropped by 1 percent for the first three months of 2017 compared to the same period twelve months ago. The U.S. device giant still sold more than 50 million iPhones, but overall revenues were a little below analysts’ forecasts.

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    Source: Wireless Week