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Silicon Valley gets unlikely ally in encryption battle

Silicon Valley just lined up an unlikely ally in its fight against the U.S. government and law enforcement over smartphone encryption – U.S. Congress.

Will IoT force fundamental rethink of chip design?

It seems that the Internet of Things could force chip makers like Intel to overhaul their chip making techniques.

Healthcare, retail to push mobility spending to $1.85T in 2019

I came across some interesting stats from IDC about mobility spending. It seems that the healthcare and retail sectors will lead the charge in terms of spending on mobility, which is expected to jump to $1.85 trillion by 2019 for both enterprise and consumer markets, up from $1.6 trillion last year.

Smartphones will rule mobile device shipments, says Gartner

Gartner is forecasting that by the end of this year, 82 percent of mobile phones shipped worldwide will be smartphones, up an impressive 12 percent from last year.

Enterprise users want offline access to mobile CRM apps

I came across an interesting blog post by Robert Desisto, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. He related that Gartner clients have been increasingly asking about offline support for mobile customer relationship management apps.

Ericsson pulls out all the IoT stops at CES

Swedish wireless firm Ericsson, an early leader in Internet of Things (IoT) development, pulled out all of the stops when it comes to the IoT at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

Rise of IoT fatigue next year, but steady progress in enterprise, predicts Citrix

As we count down to 2016, let's take a look at what the new year might hold in terms of Internet of Things. Three IoT execs at Citrix – Chris Fleck, vice president of emerging solutions, Chris Matthieu, director of IoT engineering, and Chris Witeck, principal technology strategist – put their heads together and came up with seven predictions for IoT in 2016.

RMAD tools are not every app developer's cup of tea

It seems that not everyone is happy with low-code, no-code mobile app development tools. At least that is the finding of a survey of 5,778 mobile app developers by IDC and Appcelerator.

Microsoft breaks new ground with Windows 10 Mobile update

Microsoft is breaking new ground in the first mainstream update to its Windows 10 Mobile operating system.

Amazon's drones may be bigger than we thought, so what?

We have some skeptics when it comes to Amazon's drone featured in its latest Prime Air promo video. It seems as though, while the video does show actual flight footage, viewers may only be perceiving things the way Amazon wants them to.