The smartphone market is expected to hit a big slowdown this year, with shipments growing by less than 2% -- a dramatic decline from 2015, according to new numbers from IDC. For IT departments managing fleets of mobile devices, the focus will likely be on only two operating systems: Android and iOS.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/2/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
From sensors that measure water leaks to smart parking meters and self-driving buses, internet of things (IoT) technologies are a major contributor to the rise of smart cities. Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks. Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A report from IT research firm Gartner says public sector CIOs need to promote a compelling vision for digital transformation and make change inclusive. If successful, the results could transform the type of services government agencies can offer citizens.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service. To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/16/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple CEO Tim Cook leans on the Founding Fathers to suggest the company did the right thing when asked by the FBI to unlock a terrorist's iPhone. It's an issue that affects IT professionals who need to protect company data, as well as consumers and their personal information.By Eric Zeman , 8/15/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Choosing the right EMM suite requires IT organizations to understand their needs and the capabilities of the various options. These nine options were featured in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites. They serve as a starting point to help you find the right tools for your IT needs.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/12/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
This week, a US appeals court ruled the FCC overstepped its bounds by trying to override state laws that prevent the creation of municipal broadband services. The FCC claimed these new services would provide jobs, as well as better service for businesses and individuals.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/11/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google Fiber, the low-cost, high-speed broadband service provider, is planning a shift from physical pipes to wireless deployment of the web, according to an FCC filing. By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Internet speed in the US has accelerated, and is poised to continue to do so, reports a new study by Speedtest.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/4/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With UberCENTRAL, the ride-sharing service aims to provide companies with a way to pay for customers' transportation.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/1/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
SAP second quarter earnings showed no sign of weakness from the recent Brexit vote in the UK. Instead, the company's revenue and earnings grew as SAP added new customers, particularly for its S/4 HANA platform.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Drew Lentz, a solutions architect with Frontera Consulting, says he believes that IT needs to look beyond WiFi technology and create a unique, wireless connected experience that benefits not only employees, but businesses as well. Lentz touched upon that topic and more during his conversation with Senior Editor Sara Peters. By InformationWeek Staff , 7/21/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A study by privacy researchers finds that attempts to obscure online information can be defeated with a bit of effort.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/20/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The White House has announced a $400 million advanced wireless research initiative to build on Obama's broadband policy. The goal is to help pave the way for 5G technology that can benefit advances such as the internet of things.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/16/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The European Commission has elaborated on its issues with Google's shopping service, contending that Google's AdSense requirements hinder competition.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
If you want a glimpse of the future of robotics, start by looking at our biological past and present. Here are eight robots that borrow aspects of animal physiology, which has been honed through eons of Darwinian user testing.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Despite uncertainty of when their organizations will be ready for digital business, most IT pros say they will definitely play a part in the transformation when it does happen, according to a recent Gartner report.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Conditional Action Programmer (CAP), an experimental project from Microsoft's Technology and Research group, offers a way to automate app interactions using natural language rather than code.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/13/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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