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Josiah Erasquin
The refurbished phone market has grown by leaps and bounds in the past couple of years – as much as 13% year-on-year. But it’s not the only industry experiencing a boom. The electronic equipment repair service (EERS) industry, which serves as the backbone of the entire refurbished phone market, is experiencing a dramatic upswing of...
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Today we are announcing some important steps we are taking that would drive our historic transformation: to fully integrate blockchain and evolve into a hybrid ecosystem with a marketplace platform. The announcement is about positioning ourselves for long-term growth and allowing GES to move ahead in the coming years with confidence. It is also about...
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Today, we are very happy to announce that GES is relaunched on CoinMarketCap (CMC). We are hoping that with CMC, it’ll bring much more flexibility and convenience to the supporters of GES. What is CoinMarketCap (CMC)? CoinMarketCap believes in transparency and openness in data. All the information that you see on the CMC website is...
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Just two years ago, a Business Insider article ran an opinion piece that read “never buy a refurbished smartphone from a carrier.” It went on to say that it was in a refurbished phone vendor’s best interest “to find any reason it can not to honor the warranty,” telling readers to stick with new phones...
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Right now, you don’t have the right to repair your iPhone. But it doesn’t say so on the fine print. How do we know? Three hints: 1) your device has increasingly complex, irreplaceable parts that need specific instructions with regard to repair; 2) you can’t find those complex, irreplaceable parts anywhere except an Apple Store;...
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Newer phones may have been introducing greener and greener features, but there is nothing green as to what happens to your phone after you throw it away to upgrade to new. In a previous post, we talked about the fact that discarded phones that find their way into landfills aren’t left to sit in a...
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Blockchain has repeatedly been branded “the most disruptive technology” in recent years, and with good reason. The technology brought to the table a level of security and accuracy previously thought impossible and ushered in a “shift from centralised server-based internet systems to a cryptographic transparent network.” Hate it or love it, it has forever changed...
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A few years ago, many thought it unthinkable for the refurbished phones market to grow to the size that it has today. As early as 2013, there were rumours about the emerging interest in used phones. But too many were skeptical about the refurbished smartphone market then, and the trend was dismissed as a passing...
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Thinking of throwing your old phone away? You might want to read this first. The moment you put a phone in the rubbish bin, it becomes e-waste which, if you didn’t know, is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. Old and worn out smartphones, computers, and other electronic gadgets eventually find their way...
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The management of Galaxy eSolutions (GES) is pleased to announce that it has strategically invested roughly 1M USD in MSCE (http://msce.vip), a second-hand mobile phone recycling and trading blockchain-based marketplace, operating in China. This project was founded by the creators of Azooo.com, Pine Huang and Jack Keo. Azooo.com, (a.k.a. 加速度 in Chinese) is a hugely successful O2O (Online to Offline)...
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