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64 Percent of Security Pros Can't Stop a Mobile Data Breach

And 51 percent believe the risk of mobile data loss is equal to or greater than that for PCs, a recent survey found.

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...

Apple vs. Qualcomm Litigation and the Nuclear Option

While the heart of this appears to be an ill-conceived effort to force Qualcomm to give Apple a unique discount and competitive advantage, that now seems unachievable due to the public nature of this dispute.

FCC Drops Proposal to Allow Cell Phones on Planes

The government has shown itself willing to step in and keep cellphones off planes. In any case, airlines would have the final say, and it seems unlikely that any would take this step.

Small Cells Sitting Pretty as Networks Are Readied for 5G

As networks move to 5G, the nature of the new protocol will make it necessary to deploy huge numbers of antennas and towers. This is good news because dead spots and performance issues within buildings and at crowded indoor and outdoor venues will be alleviated.

States Opting Out of Nationwide First Responder Network

The rationale for a discrete network is simple: Today, first responders use commercial networks that tend to be overwhelmed when a crisis occurs. Work on the project is expected to begin later this year and create 10,000 jobs.

Identity and Access Management: Balancing Access and Security

In an era where hackers seem to have the upper hand, organizations can take greater control of networks and data with Identity and Access Management (IAM). We outline IAM security technology and solutions and discuss how to utilize it to protect your business.

Anticipating and Preventing a Total Laptop Travel Ban

Analyst Rob Enderle explains why we should take the laptop ban situation as a threat to the electronics industry and IT departments, and what we can do to address it.

Mobile Device Management (MDM): Controlling Network Access for Mobile Devices

Learn what Mobile Device Management (MDM) is all about and why it's being supplanted by Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).

Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM): Securing Corporate Data on Mobile Devices

When it comes to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Mobile Device Management (MDM) isn't enough anymore. That's what Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is all about.

BYOD: Understanding Bring Your Own Device Security Risks

The Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, era has redefined the modern corporate landscape. Learn about the risks - and the tools you can use to securely embrace BYOD.

Employees Are Unhappy With Enterprise Mobile Apps

Demand is strong for enterprise mobile apps, but penetration is low, and few employees are satisfied with their company apps compared to their personal, non-work apps, says a new study, "Functional But Unfriendly: A UX Study of Enterprise Mobile App User Experience." "There is a large unmet appetite for apps among the...

Unending Demand Creates Backlogs of Mobile Apps

The majority of technology professionals said their organization will want IT to build no less than 10 apps this year, while many others said they'll have to deliver 50 within that timeframe, according to a recent survey from OutSystems. The accompanying "State of Application Development 2017 Research Report" reveals...

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.

CattleFax Beefs Up Its Website and Mobile App

A supplier of data services to the cattle and beef industry redesigns its website and mobile app to meet market demands and provide better content to customers.

Mobility Energizes the Digital Enterprise

Mobile frameworks—and their role in digital business—create huge opportunities and the ability to disrupt an industry. But navigating mobility is challenging.

Have We Become a Nation of Smartphone Addicts?

It seems we've become a nation of smartphone addicts. Why? Well, many of us check these devices the moment we wake up, incessantly throughout the day and just before going to bed, according to a recent survey from ReportLinker. In fact, many admit to checking their phones in the middle of the night. Apparently, the lure...

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.

Samsung Expands Its Partner Alliance Program

Samsung adds tech platform providers and system integrators to its alliance program, paving the way for tighter partnerships to supply one-stop mobile solutions.

Digital Tech Enhances the CN Tower Experience

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Canada's CN Tower deployed new wireless infrastructure, a mobile app and 150 beacons with location services capabilities.

Chatbot & AI Help Mall Engage Guests, Build Brand

Mall of America implements an intelligent engagement platform that incorporates artificial intelligence to help visitors customize their shopping experiences.

Mobile Workers Need Better Time-Management Tools

As today's workforce grows increasingly mobile, organizations are missing out by not investing in better time-management tools for their employees, according to a recent survey from Changepoint. The accompanying report, "From Insights to Action: Mobile Keeps Businesses Moving Forward," reveals that today's professionals...

The Importance of Digital and Mobile Initiatives

A minority of executives describe their companies as "highly advanced" in their digital pursuits, according to a recent survey from KPMG. The resulting report, titled "Crossing the Enterprise Digital Divide: How Digital Strategies Can Sharpen Your Competitive Edge," reveals that most businesses do not derive a...

How Channel Can Help Customers Cut Mobile Costs

COMMENTARY: There are three questions every channel partner should ask to help customers save on mobile costs.

Malware Risk Grows Across Mobile Devices, Platforms

Malware infections for smartphones nearly doubled in the first half of 2016, compared with the second half of 2015, according to the latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Report. The report, which looks at stats and trends for malware infections in devices connected through mobile and fixed networks globally, examined more...

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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