Google Glass is useful as an adjunct device for surgery, but it still has a way to go before it can be a true surgical tool. That is the judgment of Pierre Theodore--a cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center--who has been testing Google Glass in the operating room for three months.
Enterprises, particularly technology and design firms as well as system integrators, are increasingly hosting internal hackathons, says Forrester in a new report. These events allow employees who don't typically work together to collaborate and experiment with new technologies and generate fresh ideas to address company challenges.
The scandal around the National Security Agency could work to the benefit of Canadian firm BlackBerry, especially among foreign governments.
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I came across an interesting 2014 prediction by IDC--"BYOD as an enterprise mobility strategy is dead." Well, that certainly grabbed my attention.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/5 including: Samsung's plans to unveil five new phones in the first quarter, the role of cross-platform tools in mobile app development, the latest plans for Siri, the time Europe beat the U.S. in mobile apps and Google's efforts to correct mobile browsing errors.
Mobile health will be a top area of growth in the healthcare market next year, according to a survey of 1,835 healthcare executives conducted by Frost & Sullivan.
The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
A pair of new studies finds that mobile technology and tablet devices do indeed make a difference in the teaching and learning environment.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 12/4 including: the rise of mobile enterprise apps with IT officials, mobile business intelligence lends boost to BI adoption in the enterprise, BlackBerry's BES 10 gets upgrade and helps out BYOD, PC shipments now live in the shadows of tablet shipments and the latest on mobile gambling.
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Network Computing reports that the co-founder and CEO of Chinese switch maker Huawei is giving up on the U.S. market "amid a growing stockpile of accusations, conspiracy and intrigue surrounding his company, almost none of it conclusive," as Scott Fulton writes.
Stung--like numerous tech companies--by criticisms and accusations of providing the government with too much data access, Microsoft announced plans this week to encrypt customers' information traveling on MS services.