The 'Macy's on Call' mobile app lets customers use natural-language queries to locate products and services in its stores without the help of a sales clerk.
News this week included threats to the U.S. voting system, BlackBerry's exit from the hardware market, a data throttling case and artificial intelligence projects.
According to reports, Google is planning to release a laptop in the third quarter that will be driven by an OS that combines Android and Chrome.
With only a minority of CIOs and other executives expressing much confidence in their company's ability to manage the scale and scope of data integration needs, the vast majority are looking to the industrial internet of things (IIoT) to help address the shortcomings, according to a recent survey from Bit Stew Systems....
Municipalities can demand different things of those wanting to deploy small cells.
An ordinance helps Google Fiber, Cisco makes a deal with Salesforce and the OpenDaylight Project has introduced Boron.
The long and winding road toward cellular carrier use of unlicensed spectrum took three steps this week.
With bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption expected to increase significantly over the next six to 12 months, organizations are struggling to accurately distinguish between their employees' personal usage expenses on their devices and business-related costs, according to a recent survey from Syntonic. The resulting...
The airline replaced outdated mobile devices with tablets that have data plans, sales software and mobile data management to better manage in-flight payments.
A significant number of CIOs are adding mobile and internet of things capabilities to their customer service platforms to enable location-based marketing.
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...
Mobile ransomware detection in the second quarter of 2016 increased 200 percent from the first quarter, according to a new report from Quick Heal Technologies. Other threats the security solution provider discovered include adware and potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) with destructive functionalities. The analysis...
And smartphones accounted for 78 percent of those infections, according to Nokia.
Enterprise mobility presents numerous benefits: increased productivity, potential cost savings and improved employee morale. It comes with many potential risks. Between "bill shock" from uncontrolled roaming costs to user negligence causing unmanaged overages to to data loss, managing mobility can be a major challenge....
It's official: The desk phone is going the way of the dodo bird. Millions of American households have ditched landlines and become completely dependent on mobile phones, and businesses are quickly moving in the same direction, as the increasing mobility of employees is pushing desk phones toward obsolescence. Cloud...
The newspaper giant uses log management and analytics technology to ingest structured and unstructured data to gain insights into mobile system performance.
The rise of citizen developers creates more mobile security concerns. What can enterprises do to ensure mobile apps are secure?
There are some new application security threats in town, and they are pretty scary.
IT departments are feeling increasingly overwhelmed due to ever-expanding corporate networks along with near-insatiable user demand for newer and better apps, according to a recent survey from InfoVista. The accompanying report, titled “Meeting the Network Demands of Changing Generations,” focuses on the...
Seeking to become a full-service provider, Samsung formed a partnership with Tech Data to sell unlocked mobile computing devices via the channel.
Yes, friction-free invisible payments work wonders. But only when something else is highly visible.
Sixty-two percent ban their mobile workers from using free Wi-Fi hotspots, a recent survey found.
Although Microsoft may be the house the channel helped build, there is no denying that Apple has become a force to be reckoned with in the enterprise. A new survey of 480 executives, managers and IT professionals conducted by JAMF Software, a provider of IT management software optimized for Apple systems and devices,...
Fifty-six percent of data accessible on PCs is now also accessible on mobile devices, a recent survey found.
Once the challenges with mobile app development are finally sorted out, the benefits to solution providers are apt to materialize.
The maker of iPhones and iPads touts its new device management options for businesses ahead of a new iOS 7 update.
Research in Motion delays BlackBerry 10 after a disappointing quarter.
New data from the Pew Internet & American Life Project points to a steady shift in how users access the Internet.
Apple is said to be including NFC capabilities in the iPhone 5 this fall.
Microsoft takes on the iPad with hardware of its own and innovative accessories.
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.
New survey reports that IT and business professionals will favor Android tablets over iPads in the coming year.
Early impressions of Apple’s high-def laptop have reviewers using words like “mindblowing” and “stunning.”
MacBook Pro gets a major hardware refresh as Apple excites developers with new tech at WWDC12.
A rumor prompts Google's Andy Rubin to disclose Android's enviable rate of adoption.
Sprint Nextel's Virgin Mobile USA brand will start selling contract-free iPhones beginning June 29.
Google snaps up the Office-friendly app maker as Microsoft works to bring its productivity software to tablets.
Early hands-on impressions of new Toshiba ultrabook say it’s a niche notebook that takes an interesting approach.
It’s not yet clear what hardware configuration, touch or otherwise, will benefit most from Windows 8 adoption.
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.
Chromebox joins Chromebooks as Google expands open source operating system vision
Google's latest Chromebook gets mixed reviews from USA Today, CNET, Engadget and others.
The iPhone's personal digital assistant is tech non grata on IBM campuses as security concerns surface.
Google is rumored to be coming out with a Nexus tablet in July for $200.
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.
The latest Android OS has only been installed on a handful of devices, though more are coming soon.
The latest Nielsen survey of smartphone users also found that Android and iOS users are the largest percentage, at 88 percent.
Apple is reportedly planning to introduce a thinner, lighter MacBook Pro with a Retina display.
Apple is said to be developing a 7-inch iPad for fall 2012 release. But some signs suggest otherwise.
Supply-chain sources told DigiTimes that Apple may offer a low-cost MacBook Air in Q3 2012.
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.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins says there will be touchscreen and keypad BlackBerry models in the company’s future.
Apple CEO takes aim at hybrid ultrabook concepts as the iPad maker continues to make record profits.
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 SkyDrive cloud storage service gets competitive with Dropbox and SugarSync.
Apple’s next iPhone should be out in October, encased in a 'liquid metal' metal alloy.
The chip giant is moving forward with its next generation of server and desktop processors.
A start-up raised over $4 million to fund a "smart watch" that connects via Bluetooth to iPhone and Android devices.
Recent headlines paint a dismal future for the BlackBerry and Windows Phone.
To compensate for a software glitch, Nokia is offering a $100 credit to Lumia 900 users.
AT&T is now allowing you to unlock old, off-contract iPhones. But you might still experience a roadblock.
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.
Sprint is set to roll out its first 4G LTE smartphones a few months ahead of its 4G network.
A patent filing suggests Apple is working on a 3D camera for future iOS devices.
Another terrible quarter for the Blackberry as new CEO pin the company's future on the enterprise and not consumers.
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.
Is the honeymoon over between consumers and the new iPad less than a week after its release?
Google’s mobile operating system has been hit with some bad news lately, from ads that drain batteries to malware concerns.
Companies vie for first place as signs point to an October launch date for Microsoft's tablet OS.
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.
Good Technology has released a version of its mobile enterprise platform for the Amazon tablet/e-reader.
The wireless carrier will be expanding its 4G LTE network to cities in the South, Midwest, and Staten Island.
As expected, Apple announced a new iPad on Tuesday. But there were still some surprises.
Android Jelly Bean is expected to be optimized for tablets as well as notebooks and netbooks, among other features.
Several recent moves by AT&T, such as throttling heavy data users' speeds, are not exactly customer-friendly.
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