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Auto parts firm Chambers Gasket embraces mobility, cloud

Chambers Gasket, a 77-year-old auto parts company, is on the cutting edge of technology. It recently integrated its cloud-based customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning systems so that employees could access them using their mobile devices from anywhere.

Microsoft's rumored smatchwatch will be integrated into enterprise products

The smartwatch reportedly being developed by Microsoft will be integrated into Outlook, Lync and other enterprise products, Pascal Koenig of the Zurich-based Smartwatch Group tells VentureBeat.

Tablets struggle to find use case

While Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 last week to much fanfare, consumers aren't convinced that they a need the latest iPad or any tablet for that matter.

News Scan: Lenovo to bid for BlackBerry; Apple issues iOS 8.1; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 21, including Lenovo making a move for BlackBerry, the release of the Apple Pay update for iOS, how LTE-A will affect matching test equipment, what more sensors will mean for the hands-on approach to mobile devices and how our world become inhabited by more devices than people.

Apple upbeat at it readies first Mobile First apps for the enterprise

Despite consecutive quarters of declining iPad sales, Apple is trying to remain upbeat--banking on its recent enterprise mobility alliance with IBM. The first enterprise apps coming out of the alliance is set to launch next month, says Apple.

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