While the sparks between Apple CEO Tim Cook and members of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations were the focus of media attention, the testimonies of two law professors were virtually ignored in the hoppla. Despite Cook's assertion that Apple does not engage in "tax gimmicks," these professors found otherwise.
The Federal Communications Commission took a step in the right direction last week by proposing a plan to improve in-flight broadband connectivity for airline passengers.
During his Interop keynote address on Wednesday, Rob Soderbery, Cisco's senior vice president and general manager for the Enterprise Networking Group, unveiled the results a survey of 1,300 IT professionals. It found that 41 percent of respondents said their networks were not ready to support BYOD, despite deploying more applications than a year ago.
As most chief information officers and IT professionals know, mobile devices are replacing PCs as the device of choice for their employees. In order to capitalize on this trend, while maintaining control of networks and data, enterprises need to develop mobility strategies.
They're at it again. Mobile handset operators are slogging it out in the courtroom, instead of competing in the marketplace.
I doubt if Google Glass will become a popular BYOD device the way smartphones and tablets have. It raises additional privacy, data security, safety and legal issues that will trouble many companies.
The Microsoft-backed complaint against Google in Europe is the latest in a tit-for-tat regulatory battle between the two companies. Perhaps it is time for them to focus on their customers, instead of on the courts and regulatory agencies.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has dropped a bomb on Apple's efforts to sue its competitors.
There is good news from Washington for a change. The Federal Aviation Administration is considering lifting the ban on passengers using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings,
ORLANDO, Fla.--While mobile IT is not a focus of discussions here at EnterpriseConnect 2013, it is an undercurrent of a number of topics being addressed here, such as mobile unified communications.