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Designing Employee Security Awareness Training That Works

The secret to effective employee security awareness training boils down to three things: Train early, often, and explain why.

10 Security Projects CISOs Should Consider: Gartner Analyst

And 10 they should have already done.

Why Avast Gives Security Software Away for Free

VIDEO: Ondrej Vlcek, CTO of Avast, discusses how his company's business model works and why machine learning for anti-virus technology is here to stay.

It's the Little Things that Really Matter

Features and usability are make or break issues for websites and apps.

What Comes Next for Enterprise Mobility?

Few areas of business and IT are advancing and changing as rapidly as mobility. For business and IT decision makers, addressing the nuances and complexities of today's environment is increasingly challenging -- and vital for success. A newly released report from mobile platform vendor MOBI Wireless Management, Enterprise...

BlackBerry Gets Jarvis to Secure the Connected Autonomous Car

We are reaching a critical stage for autonomous cars. They are going into broad trials and will soon start appearing in production. BlackBerry Jarvis addresses security problems.

Lithium Ion Risk: HP’s Battery Recall

HP notified that it was proactively recalling defective batteries. This is one of the few times a PC manufacturer has acted before the media picked up the problem. Kudos to HP for aggressively getting ahead of this.

2018 IT Security Outlook: Attacks and Threats Get More Sophisticated

2018 will bring more high-profile data breaches, with attacks and threats getting increasingly sophisticated. We outline 10 security trends to watch.

Happy Holidays from the 3GPP: The First 5G Standard Arrives

The development of standards is difficult even under the best of conditions. In the world of 5G, the going is even harder because it involves a good deal of new science.

Network Needs Catching Up to What WiGig Offers

WiGig carries a tremendous amount of data over short distances at very low latency.

Mobile First Indexing Moves Forward at Google

The transition to mobile-first indexing is very important. Its importance, however, is somewhat obscured by the fact that it is highly technical and occurs on a gradual basis.

Google Patches Android for 47 Vulnerabilities in Final Update for 2017

Google ends 2017 the same way it began the year, by patching media framework flaws.

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...

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...

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.”

Google: 900K Android Activations a Day

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

Apple Updates MacBooks, Announces IOS 6

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

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.

Review Roundup of Latest Chromebook From Google, Samsung

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

Google Updates Chrome OS with New Hardware and Software

Chromebox joins Chromebooks as Google expands open source operating system vision

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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