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A new mobile app and communications platform has the potential to address depression and reduce suicides by extending the reach of mental health professionals.
With all the new products being introduced to company networks, the opportunity for vulnerabilities and security and compliance complications continues to escalate for IT teams.
News this week included Comcast's Wi-Fi Pro, new OCP members, the end of the terrible Java browser plugin, Apple Pay in ATMs and 5G projects.
This year, cyber-criminals are expected to continue to outsmart traditional security defenses. They will leverage the latest mobile hacker tools to impersonate legitimate users and take control of consumer accounts en masse, according to a blog outlining the top five online predictions by fraud and cyber-security firm...
Mobile devices are fueling the biggest revolution in how we live and work since the development of the PC and Internet.
The insecurity of mobile life has a variety of causes, ranging from technological shortcomings to user apathy, ignorance and naivety. The question is what can be done.
The vast majority of IT decision-makers queried are keenly focused on a mobile enterprise transformation, according to a recent survey from Appian. This is a notable change in tech strategy—shifting from an environment in which individual users and departments call their own shots in acquiring apps (bring your own...
An open architecture diagnostics system can enable telematics that can produce valuable data insight for all types of organizations.
Just because we can invent something that works with a smartphone app doesn't mean we should. Too many consumer devices are a solution in search of a problem.
Mobile password manager app continues to expand user base, thanks to new carrier partnerships.
A subtle, yet profound shift is starting to occur in how organizations approach mobile computing, according to the findings of a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Appian, a provider of business process management (BPM) software. The study, based on a poll of 306 IT decision-makers, suggests that instead of...
Over the last decade, mobile technology has radically redefined our business and personal lives. Smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous, and mobile apps are everywhere. However, a recent survey by mobile security and analytics firm Bluebox found that many organizations are struggling with the mobile and app landscape....
Big changes for mobile security are ahead in 2016, predict mobile security experts.
The majority of mobile application developers are struggling with both developing application programming interfaces and the arcane backend services those APIs need to invoke, according to the findings of a new survey of 5,778 developers conducted by IDC on behalf of Appcelerator, a provider of mobile app development...
An IT leader at a midsize professional services organization thought someone within the business was leaking sensitive information to unauthorized parties. Eventually it was discovered that a compromised mobile device was enabling high-level access to a company database. "It took a little over a month to pinpoint exactly...
Enterprises are developing and deploying an increasing number of custom secure mobile apps. According to BlackBerry's Good Mobility Index Report organizations on average developed 3.74 custom apps in the third quarter to help mobilize business processes. The report also shows a 30 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in...
Bluebox Security's platform boosts mobile app security without making extra work for developers.
Security innovator Georgia Weidman discusses what her new startup is doing to help enterprise mobile security.
A staggering 95% of IT decision-makers admit obstacles to increased user mobility, according to a new survey. The study, "2015 Global Authentication and Identity Access Management Index," polled 900 IT decision-makers and was conducted by Vance Bourne for Dutch digital security firm Gemalto. "The pressure is on for IT...
Still, 32 percent use their mobile devices to send work-related emails, a recent study found.
News that the company site is down can be a CIO's worst-case scenario. Website outages annoy customers and can cause significant losses in sales and profits. They shake customers' confidence in your site and can push them to a competitor, costing significant revenue. Today, companies compete in an always-on Web...
Businesses continue to face security threats that are expected to keep growing with the increased adoption of mobile devices and highly connected devices in the workplace. A new report from security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies looks into the threats on Android and Windows platforms as well as...
The distinction between tablets and notebooks will be harder to make over time, a Lenovo channel exec explains.
Consumers and users are spending more time online than ever—and they're expecting a better experience on company Websites while they're doing it, according to a recent survey from Limelight Networks. The resulting "State of the User Experience" report indicates that better doesn't necessarily mean faster, as users...
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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