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Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts
News  |  4/18/2014  | 
Facebook's "Nearby Friends" feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here's what you need to know.
Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls
Commentary  |  4/17/2014  | 
Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here's why.
Facebook Mobile Payment Service A Tough Sell
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Facebook's own e-money service could make the company millions, but would you trust it with your cash?
Facebook Changes: What To Expect
News  |  4/12/2014  | 
Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here's what it means to you.
Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report
News  |  4/12/2014  | 
Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall.
Google Glass Goes Public
News  |  4/12/2014  | 
Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day.
5 Ways Android Won Me Over
Commentary  |  4/11/2014  | 
From security to "Lego" programming, Android has more going for it than you might think.
Google Glass For Parkinson's: 10 Findings
News  |  4/10/2014  | 
Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson's patients in UK study find.
Unisys Stealth Makes Sensitive Data Go Dark
News  |  4/8/2014  | 
Can you make data invisible to intruders? Unisys Stealth system creates a community around sensitive data and encrypts communications between all users.
VMware Touts Virtualization For Datacenter Security
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
Hypervisor-based security would be like Goldilocks -- "not too hot, not too cold" -- when it comes to halting malware and intruders well inside the enterprise perimeter, say VMware leaders at Interop.
EU Lawmakers Vote For Net Neutrality
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
Telecom reform proposal approved by European lawmakers might limit how service providers can charge customers.
How Apps Won The Mobile Web
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
The web might be the dominant platform of our time, but more people than ever prefer to experience it through Google and iOS mobile apps.
Nokia Unveils Windows 8.1 Smartphones
News  |  4/3/2014  | 
Nokia powers sophisticated Lumia 930 and budget Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 smartphones with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.
Big Data In The Home
News  |  4/1/2014  | 
Home security, energy management, and health monitoring tools will bring the Internet of Things to the connected home.
6 Google Play Rule Changes
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Google tightens app store rules for developers to improve Android app security, integrity, and quality.
Microsoft Clarifies Email Snooping Policy
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Microsoft amends its terms of service to stop peeking into customers' emails, even if it suspects they may be stealing from the company.
Sony Reveals 'Digital Paper' Tablet
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Sony sees Digital Paper, to ship in May, as a way to get paper-based processes out of legal, education, and government organizations.
Samsung Chips Away At BlackBerry's Government Business
Commentary  |  3/28/2014  | 
BlackBerry continues to raise the mobile security bar at the Defense Department, but Samsung and others are making inroads in government mobile business.
BlackBerry 10 Gets Defense Department Approval
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
BlackBerry becomes first mobile vendor to get full operational authority to run on DOD networks.
Office for iPad: Microsoft Shifts Strategy
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
After years of anticipation, Microsoft Office for iPad arrives -- and it's just the beginning of a new push toward apps across all mobile devices, says new CEO Satya Nadella.
Twitter Photo Tagging: 4 Facts
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Twitter mobile apps now let you upload multiple photos and tag up to 10 people. Here's how to use the new features.
Cybercrime Black Markets Grow Up
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Cybercrime forums selling advanced attacks on demand are outpacing businesses' ability to defend themselves, new study from RAND finds.
Disconnect Search: Google In Private
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
App delivers search engine privacy, with "pay what you want" pricing.
Cloak App Helps You Avoid Social Contacts
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Meet Cloak, the antisocial media app that uses your friends' Instagram and Foursquare location feeds so you can avoid running into them.
LG Smart Lamp: Lighting, Meet Smartphones
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Control lighting with your smartphone for security and energy-saving purposes.
Google Makes HTTPS For Gmail Mandatory
News  |  3/22/2014  | 
Google no longer allows Gmail users to turn off HTTPS encryption. The move protects data going between Google's servers and users.
10 Google Glass Myths, Translated
Commentary  |  3/21/2014  | 
Google wants to clear up some misperceptions about Glass. We have our own views on the truth.
Moto 360 Smartwatch: 7 Challenges
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Can Motorola's smartwatch, based Google's Android operating system for wearable devices, succeed where others have failed?
Google Launches Android Wear Developer Preview
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Android developers can now adapt their apps to send information to forthcoming Android smartwatches.
WhatsApp Founder Slams Facebook Privacy Concerns
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
WhatsApp CEO says rumors that Facebook will change the messaging service's privacy policy are "inaccurate and careless."
Microsoft Office For iPad: 8 Facts
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
After years of rumors, Office for iPad could arrive before the end of the month. Here's what we know.
GDC: Hunting Social Whales
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Courting the socially connected can help make games more profitable.
Internet Of Things Meets Cars: Security Threats Ahead
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
As the Internet of Things extends to automobiles, security and privacy threats come along for the ride.
Apple iPhones Could Thwart Attackers
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Apple patent application suggests the company is looking to add personal security features to its mobile devices.
Huawei Confirms Dual-OS Android-Windows Smartphone
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Smartphone will let users swap between Android and Windows Phone operating systems.
iOS 7.1: What's New
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Apple's mobile operating system update squashes a big bug, adds CarPlay, and brings new features to iTunes Radio, Siri, and more.
4 Govt. IT Trends From Mobile World Congress
Commentary  |  3/11/2014  | 
Extra-secure "black" smartphones debut; Samsung's Knox emerges as possible BlackBerry replacement.
Feds Move Toward Hardwired Credentials On Mobile Devices
News  |  3/7/2014  | 
NIST proposes ways for mobile-device users to access government networks without requiring smart-card readers.
Smartphone Security: Two Shades Of Black
Commentary  |  3/7/2014  | 
Boeing Black and Geeksphone Blackphone both made a splash at Mobile World Congress. Learn about the companies' distinctly different approaches to security.
Enterprise App Development: A Better Approach
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
Consider these four guidelines for enterprise mobile application development in the age of mobile and cloud.
Winning Mobile Strategies: Think Like A Customer
News  |  3/5/2014  | 
What do Uber, Bank of America, and Walgreens have in common? All win over customers with mobile app strategies that acknowledge what's convenient on a phone -- and what isn't.
Android Takes Top Tablet OS Crown
News  |  3/4/2014  | 
Android's rise presents a threat to Apple in the long term and hurts Microsoft right now.
As Doctors Embrace Tablets, Management Headaches Grow
News  |  3/3/2014  | 
Mobile devices are just what the doctor ordered, but not all healthcare providers' IT departments have the right tools to manage them.
Make BYOD Work: 9 Key Considerations
News  |  3/3/2014  | 
Bring-your-own-device can be something to appreciate, not complain about.
Driving While Mapping: California Case Sets Smartphone Precedent
News  |  2/28/2014  | 
California case says drivers can use smartphone maps in cars without fear of getting a ticket.
For Public Schools, Mobility Is A Minefield
Commentary  |  2/28/2014  | 
Today's education IT pros, admins, and parents must navigate a rocky road to BYOD responsibility.
British Spies Capture Yahoo Webcam Images
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
UK agency's effort to collect facial images via Yahoo chat sessions brings in too many other body parts.
5 Reasons Security Certifications Matter
Commentary  |  2/26/2014  | 
Thereís a lot of buzz around how certs arenít important. Iím calling BS, and hereís why.
Google Glass Prompts Attack, Woman Claims
News  |  2/26/2014  | 
Alleged assault appears to have arisen from a desire not to be videotaped.
Mobile World Congress: Are Wearables More Fragile Than Fun?
Commentary  |  2/24/2014  | 
Mobile health apps and wearables on display at MWC are cool and beneficial, but privacy issues lie in wait.
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