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Ruckus Unveils Next Generation Edge Switch

IT organizations will be challenged to keep pace with advancements in mobile computing because they do not always appreciate the impact of the latest generation of mobile devices on their networks.

Eavesdropper Flaw, Marcher Malware Threaten Mobile Devices

The vulnerability and phishing attack should both be easy to resolve -- but they're thriving.

Samsung Increases IT Appeal of Smartphone

As end users increasingly become less awed by smartphones, many of them will be just as happy to defer the choice of smartphone they use to an IT department.

5G Tests and Trials Continue, with a Long Way to Go

5G offers services in well understood lower frequencies as well as truly cutting edge mmWave bands. The testing will move forward and overlap the days when 5G will be generating revenues.

Google Patches KRACK Wi-Fi Flaw in Android November Security Update

Three weeks after critical WiiFi vulnerability was first publicly disclosed, Android at long last gets a patch.

The Telecom Ecosystem Is Taking the KRACK Attack Seriously

There is good news in that KRACK, according to the experts, is not too difficult to fix.

AT&T Digs Deeper into Microservices, AI

AT&T says it will enable businesses to upgrade their functionality far more quickly and in a more targeted manner than in the past.

Averon Banks $8.3 Million, Promises 'Frictionless' Mobile Authentication

The company's Direct Autonomous Authentication technology allows smartphone users to securely access services and other compatible devices without a separate download.

Google Android and Apple iOS Update for Critical Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities

Months after Broadpwn bug, another set of critical cross-operating system Wi-Fi flaws has been patched.

Why Tech Companies Are Eager to Invest in 5G

Nearly all tech service providers are planning to leverage 5G technology very soon, according to a survey from Ixia. The accompanying report, "5G Is Not the Future. It Is the Present," indicates that the vast majority of releases are expected over the next two years. In addition, companies will invest significantly to...

5 Top Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Solutions

Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is a sophisticated technology for controlling mobile access to data and networks. We review five of the top EMM solutions.

Schlegel Villages Puts Wireless to Work

The provider of long-term retirement care dials into a faster, better wireless network, rolling out software for managing health records on mobile devices.

Samsung Looks to Help Partners Become More Sales Savvy

Samsung has created a sales certification program spanning mobile devices, displays and solid-state drives within the STEP channel program.

How Mobility Is Driving the Digital Transformation

The internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies dominate headlines today, but CIOs and their IT teams aren't neglecting mobility either. In fact, the vast majority consider mobility as a key priority in their organization, according to a recent survey from the Enterprise...

Using Mobile Tech to Boost Performance and Profits

Dominium, a developer and manager of affordable housing, turns to mobile technology to provide excellent customer service and enhanced customer satisfaction.

Companies Must Deal With Mobile App Headaches

Mobile technology is fundamentally changing the way business is conducted, and mobile apps are increasingly important to employees. In fact, many workers are requesting or suggesting apps for their specific roles and departments. "The App Dilemma: Meeting the High Expectations of Business," a report conducted by...

Weak Commitment to Mobile Hurts Business, Workers

While the vast majority of professionals think their mobile work devices and apps serve a critical business purpose, few believe that their organization adequately supports mobility, according to a recent survey from SOTI. The resulting report—"Are You Managing the Mobility Tsunami or Struggling in the Next...

Samsung Sells Unlocked Mobile Phones Via the Channel

An opportunity to sell unlocked mobile phones that can be incorporated within a larger mobile computing solution is starting to show up in the channel.

Trek Bicycle Shifts to Cloud-Based Mobile App

A mobile app running on a cloud platform streamlines the customer claims process for this bike maker and its dealers, saving all of them time and effort.

Powered by AI, Digital Agents Get Smarter

The ability to recognize natural language and learn from user input will help virtual assistants improve human-computer interactions significantly.

Wringing Productivity From Mobile Apps

As the app market matures, a majority of businesses are seeking increased productivity from mobile apps, rather than just using them to mobilize the workforce, according to a new study. The report, "2017 Executive Enterprise Mobility," was conducted by Apperian in conjunction with CITO Research. They surveyed 100...

Security Pros Worry About Cloud and Mobile Safety

A recent survey finds that IT security professionals' security concerns are directly linked to the cloud and mobile devices. Eighty-one percent of the respondents expressed concern over public cloud usage, and, of these individuals, 49 percent are extremely or very concerned, according to the report, "2017 Cyber Security...

Why Cloud Integration Is Critical for Mobility

With most organizations looking to increase investment in their mobility efforts in 2017, cloud integration is emerging as a must-have IT mobility capability, according to a recent survey from DMI and Clutch. Companies are also proactively pursuing mobile device and mobile app management, in addition to internet of...

NFV Platform Battle Plays Out at Mobile World Congress

Many service providers at the Mobile World Congress came to the realization that they are falling behind when it comes to Network Function Virtualization.

Digital Business Initiatives Transform Mobile Usage

Mobile services include more than connectivity, with mobile app development enabling solution providers to offer customized, high-value systems to customers.

Apple Gets Serious About MDM

The maker of iPhones and iPads touts its new device management options for businesses ahead of a new iOS 7 update.

BlackBerry 10 Delayed, RIM Shedding 5,000 Jobs

Research in Motion delays BlackBerry 10 after a disappointing quarter.

Mobile Internet Use Climbs Dramatically

New data from the Pew Internet & American Life Project points to a steady shift in how users access the Internet.

iPhone 5 to Have NFC, Mobile Payments, Rumors Say

Apple is said to be including NFC capabilities in the iPhone 5 this fall.

Microsoft's Tablet Surfaces

Microsoft takes on the iPad with hardware of its own and innovative accessories.

IDC: Apple Tightens Grip on Growing Tablet Market

IDC revises tablet forecast upward as business buying picks up and Microsoft gets ready to flex its marketing muscle ahead of the Windows 8 launch.

iPad to Lose Market Share to Android Tablets, Says IDG

New survey reports that IT and business professionals will favor Android tablets over iPads in the coming year.

Hands-On Reviews of MacBook Pro Retina

Early impressions of Apple’s high-def laptop have reviewers using words like “mindblowing” and “stunning.”

Apple Updates MacBooks, Announces IOS 6

MacBook Pro gets a major hardware refresh as Apple excites developers with new tech at WWDC12.

Google: 900K Android Activations a Day

A rumor prompts Google's Andy Rubin to disclose Android's enviable rate of adoption.

Prepaid iPhone Plans Coming Soon from Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel's Virgin Mobile USA brand will start selling contract-free iPhones beginning June 29.

Google Acquires Quickoffice, Sets Stage for BYOD Showdown

Google snaps up the Office-friendly app maker as Microsoft works to bring its productivity software to tablets.

Toshiba 21:9 Widescreen Satellite U845W Review Roundup

Early hands-on impressions of new Toshiba ultrabook say it’s a niche notebook that takes an interesting approach.

Windows 8 Will Drive Massive Hardware Shift. Who Wins?

It’s not yet clear what hardware configuration, touch or otherwise, will benefit most from Windows 8 adoption.

Windows 8 Tablet Announcements Coming Next Week?

Rumors suggest that three new tablets based on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS will be announced next week, though probably won't be available until the fall.

Google Updates Chrome OS with New Hardware and Software

Chromebox joins Chromebooks as Google expands open source operating system vision

Review Roundup of Latest Chromebook From Google, Samsung

Google's latest Chromebook gets mixed reviews from USA Today, CNET, Engadget and others.

IBM Shushes Siri

The iPhone's personal digital assistant is tech non grata on IBM campuses as security concerns surface.

Google Tablet Rumored To Be Announced June 27

Google is rumored to be coming out with a Nexus tablet in July for $200.

Glitches, Ad Worries Darken Facebook Post-IPO Glow

Facebook's IPO may be one for the record books, but trading glitches and a murky advertising and mobile outlook are weighing on investors' minds.

Only Seven Android Phones Have Ice Cream Sandwich

The latest Android OS has only been installed on a handful of devices, though more are coming soon.

1 in 2 Own Smartphones, Have an Average of 41 Apps

The latest Nielsen survey of smartphone users also found that Android and iOS users are the largest percentage, at 88 percent.

2012 MacBook Pro to Have Retina Display, Rumor Says

Apple is reportedly planning to introduce a thinner, lighter MacBook Pro with a Retina display.

iPad Mini Rumored for October Release

Apple is said to be developing a 7-inch iPad for fall 2012 release. But some signs suggest otherwise.

Apple May Sell $799 MacBook Air, Rumors Suggest

Supply-chain sources told DigiTimes that Apple may offer a low-cost MacBook Air in Q3 2012.

Apple to Offer Mobile Service, Analyst Predicts

Not content to disrupt the music, e-book, textbook, and other industries, Apple will try to shake up the mobile wireless space too, an analyst predicts.

Future BlackBerrys Will Have Keypads, Says RIM CEO

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins says there will be touchscreen and keypad BlackBerry models in the company’s future.

Apple: Notebook and Tablet Markets Will Not Converge

Apple CEO takes aim at hybrid ultrabook concepts as the iPad maker continues to make record profits.

Google Drive Stirs Concern About Data Privacy

Are you worried Google will learn your company's secrets? Some companies warn their employees not to use the new Google Drive or Gmail for these and other reasons. 

Microsoft Adds Paid SkyDrive Plans and New Desktop Apps

Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage service gets competitive with Dropbox and SugarSync.

Apple iPhone 5 Rumor Points to Liquidmetal Case

Apple’s next iPhone should be out in October, encased in a 'liquid metal' metal alloy.

Intel Ramping up for Ultrabook Revolution

The chip giant is moving forward with its next generation of server and desktop processors.

Wrist Watch Pairs with iPhone and Android Devices

A start-up raised over $4 million to fund a "smart watch" that connects via Bluetooth to iPhone and Android devices.

Are the BlackBerry and Windows Phone OS Doomed?

Recent headlines paint a dismal future for the BlackBerry and Windows Phone. 

Nokia Lumia 900 Phone Free Until April 21

To compensate for a software glitch, Nokia is offering a $100 credit to Lumia 900 users.

Unlock Your Old iPhone Without Jailbreaking

AT&T is now allowing you to unlock old, off-contract iPhones. But you might still experience a roadblock.

Nokia Lumia 900 Reviews Call it Best Windows Phone Yet

Reviewers say the new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone has a lot to recommend it, but suffers from lack of third-party apps and some other problems, such as call quality. 

First Sprint 4G LTE Smartphone to Debut Soon

Sprint is set to roll out its first 4G LTE smartphones a few months ahead of its 4G network. 

An iPhone With a 3D Camera May Be in the Picture

A patent filing suggests Apple is working on a 3D camera for future iOS devices. 

RIM Earnings Tumble, CTO, COO and Balsillie Fall Too

Another terrible quarter for the Blackberry as new CEO pin the company's future on the enterprise and not consumers.

Most iPhone 4S Owners Like Siri But Do Not Use Many Features

Siri has proven to a popular addition to the iPhone 4S—even if users aren’t taking advantage of the virtual assistant’s many capabilities.

New iPad is Hot, Literally

Is the honeymoon over between consumers and the new iPad less than a week after its release? 

Android Under Fire In The News

Google’s mobile operating system has been hit with some bad news lately, from ads that drain batteries to malware concerns.

Dell, Lenovo Readying 'Day One' Windows 8 Business Tablets

Companies vie for first place as signs point to an October launch date for Microsoft's tablet OS.

New iPad Reviews are Highly Positive

Apple’s new iPad arrives in stores tomorrow. So far, reviewers have been fairly consistent about two things: They love the iPad’s high-definition Retina display and the 4G network connectivity is super fast.

Amazon Kindle Fire - The Latest BYOD Gadget?

Good Technology has released a version of its mobile enterprise platform for the Amazon tablet/e-reader.

AT&T to Add 4G LTE to 14 More Markets

The wireless carrier will be expanding its 4G LTE network to cities in the South, Midwest, and Staten Island.

What's Missing from the New iPad?

As expected, Apple announced a new iPad on Tuesday. But there were still some surprises.

A Sneak Peek at Android Jelly Bean

Android Jelly Bean is expected to be optimized for tablets as well as notebooks and netbooks, among other features.

AT&T Working Hard to Defend Its Worst Carrier Rep?

Several recent moves by AT&T, such as throttling heavy data users' speeds, are not exactly customer-friendly.

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