BlackBerry, which dominated the mobile market during the dawn of the smartphone era, is no longer making hardware. Instead, it will focus on software, management, and security, which moves the company deeper into the enterprise.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/28/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Despite security and cost concerns, businesses and their IT teams are moving forward on practical deployments of internet of things technologies, according to a survey from IDC. The report reinforces other recent findings about IoT and what IT needs to know. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/27/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Beachbody is a fitness product specialist with custom financials and ERP needs. However, these systems are a hindrance when it comes to migrating to Oracle Cloud. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/26/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) incoming president Alyssa Johnson provided a cloud reality check about how quickly her organization's members are adopting cloud solutions.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Smart wearables are making their way into the enterprise, but are largely in the testing phase, according to recently released numbers from IDC. Among the potential uses is stepped-up security. By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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
With the demise of the Pixel 2, Google is no longer making and selling its own Chromebooks. But it's unclear what's next for the tech giant in the PC space.By Eric Zeman , 9/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Having grown up amid crises and technologically accelerated change, the second-wave of Millennials -- or Gen Z -- that's entering the workforce has different expectations and needs than people who came before them. Here are some tips on how IT managers can support and direct this new generation of workers. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/28/20163 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
Microsoft Office apps will come preloaded on specific Lenovo smartphones as part of a new strategic agreement between the two companies.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Opera Software expanded the availability of its mobile VPN to Android devices, giving them the tools they need to circumvent workplace rules governing blocked sites and services.By Eric Zeman , 8/23/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple will debut a new Apple Watch this fall, but the so-called Apple Watch 2 won't include the cellular connectivity so many want, according to a published report in Bloomberg.By Eric Zeman , 8/20/20160 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
A team of Microsoft researchers and MIT PhD students have developed a temporary tattoo that doubles as a smartphone touchpad.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20163 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
Marking the five-year point as the head of Apple, CEO Tim Cook spoke to the Washington Post about tax policy, the future of smartphones, and how the company plans to integrate artificial intelligence with its future projects.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/15/20161 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
Google has confirmed that a feature called Verify Apps, built into Google Play Services, is intended to safeguard Android devices from the QuadRooter security threat.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Researchers have discovered a set of security flaws that could leave more than 900 million Android smartphones and tablets vulnerable to hackers. By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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