Spotlight: Ryder launches fuel receipt app for commercial rental customers

Ryder System, a commercial vehicle fleet management and truck rental firm, launched Monday a new fuel receipt app for its commercial rental customers in North America.

Startup embeds fingerprint scanner in smartphone display glass

Startup Sonavation promises to build the fingerprint scanner right into the phone's glass and make it available for mobile devices or even Internet of Things devices.

BYOD driving growth in endpoint security market, says study

BYOD is one of the forces driving the endpoint security market, which is expected to be worth $17.4 billion by 2020, up from $11.6 billion this year, according to a new market research report from MarketsandMarkets.

Cortana for iOS beta now in hands of testers

While Cortana is seen by many as the poor cousin to Apple's Siri, Microsoft is charging ahead anyway with its Cortana app for Apple's iOS devices, offering the beta version to testers recently.

Amazon shows off new delivery-drone design in promo video

Amazon released a video recently showing off a new drone model that will be used for its Prime Air delivery service.

Microsoft's PowerApps enables employees to build mobile business apps without writing code

Microsoft introduced Monday its PowerApps enterprise service that enables employees to build and share their own mobile and web business apps without writing code and makes it easier for app developers and IT pros to deploy apps to employees faster.

Holiday shopping becoming a mobile feast

Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season for brick-and-mortar retailers, while Cyber Monday marks the unofficial beginning of the online holiday shopping season. And online shopping is increasingly becoming mobile shopping.

Apple's iPads on a roller coaster ride in the enterprise

Apple's iPads have been on a roller coaster ride in the enterprise this year, according to Good data.

IoT leads all sectors in highest average value per M&A deal in Q3, says EY report

Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things sector posted the highest average value per deal in the third quarter of 2015, according to accounting firm EY's latest Global Technology M&A Report.

Despite shaky reviews, at least 1 expert expects big things from iPad Pro

At least one financial expert expects the iPad Pro, unveiled earlier this month, to drive significant revenue for Apple in the coming months, according to a report from AppleInsider.

Spotlight: HP teams with Titan on new smartwatch

HP is teaming with India's Titan to make a smartwatch that will be compatible with both Google's Android Wear and Apple's watchOS, reported InformationWeek.

4 enterprise benefits from integrating mobile APM with user experience monitoring

Employees and consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on mobile devices and apps. As a result, companies need ensure a quality mobile user experience across their portfolio of mobile apps, observed Mike Marks, chief product evangelist at Aternity. In this contributed article, Marks argues that a unified approach to mobile end-user experience monitoring is the best way for enterprises to ensure a quality user experience.

Imagination Technologies launches Kickstarter for IoT dev kit

Imagination Technologies – a well-known U.K.-based IP licensing company – turned to crowdfunding to gain support for its Internet of Things development kit, according to an article at TechCrunch.

Spotlight: Microsoft releases updates to Skype apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft released on Monday updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, with new shortcuts to detected data and improved multitasking capabilities, reported AppleInsider.

Microsoft still building Windows 10 Mobile OS, but Lumia 950s go on sale anyway

Just days after Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile build, the company began selling its new Lumia 950 running the OS. Hopefully, the kinks in the OS have been worked out.

UAS Registration Task Force recommends simple, free drone-user registration process

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Registration Task Force, appointed last month by the Federal Aviation Administration to develop recommendations for a drone operator registration process, delivered its proposed rules to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta on Saturday.

Enterprise use cases will fuel growth in augmented reality market, says ABI

While the augmented reaily market is just starting to take off, ABI Research predicts that it will pass virtual reality in terms of market value, reaching $100 billion by 2020, or a compound annual growth rate of 73 percent from 2015 to 2020.

WRC okays 694-790 MHz band for global mobile broadband use

Availability of spectrum for mobile broadband use will be a key to the expansion of the mobile workforce worldwide. To help with global allocation of broadband spectrum, delegates at the World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Geneva this month have agreed to allocate the 694-790 MHz frequency band to mobile broadband use globally.

Microsoft surprises with strong Surface tablet showing

While Apple invented the tablet category, it looks like Microsoft has figured out how to monetize it.

Vidyo, Mitel expand partners to bring HD videoconferencing to Mitel customers

Videoconferencing provider Vidyo and cloud-based unified communications firm Mitel announced Thursday a global expansion of their partnership to deliver high-definition video conferencing capabilities, including over mobile devices, to the enterprise.