Spotlight: Apple reportedly buys VocalIQ speech recognition startup to improve Siri

Apple has purchased VocalIQ, a speech recognition startup that uses artificial intelligence to improve computer-human communication, the Financial Times reported, citing sources close to the transaction.

SanDisk beefs up flash memory card portfolio to handle extreme IoT environments

Recognizing the need for more durable flash memory cards in Internet of Things devices, SanDisk on Monday unveiled a line of industrial grade flash storage products designed for the potentially harsh environments that IoT devices operate in.

Infographic: B2B mobile commerce taking off

While much of the focus on mobile commerce has been on the consumer market, the business-to-business mobile commerce market is also going strong, according to data collected by Usablenet.

Most senior IT decison makers see mobility as key to success, but only 18% of budgets are going to mobility, survey finds

A new survey of senior IT decision makers found that while 68 percent feel mobility is a critical driver for business success, only an average of 18 percent of IT budgets will be going toward mobile initiatives next year.

New iOS malware presents unique challenges for IT security folks

Apple's reputation for rock-solid security has been challenged in recent months. The latest challenge is the YiSpecter malware that is attacking Apple devices by abusing private application programming interfaces.

Windows 10 release to boost enterprise tablet sales, says Strategy Analytics

Microsoft's release of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets in July is expected to boost enterprise tablet sales, predicted Eric Smith, senior analyst for tablet and touchscreen strategies at market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Android users beware: Stagefright 2.0 is here

Security researcher who discovered the original Stagefright security bug finds new attack vectors, dubbed Stagefright 2.0, which can compromise even patched devices.

To BYOD or not to BYOD, that is the question

To BYOD or not to BYOD – that is the question that many CIOs are asking these days.

Spotlight: Will an Apple Ring be a reality?

Apple has filed a U.S. patent application for a smart ring that uses voice, motion and touch input to control and interact with larger computing devices, reported Apple Insider.

SkyWest gives its 7,500 pilots Surface 3 tablets running Windows 10

SkyWest, operator of ExpressJet Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, has begun deploying Surface 3 tablets running Windows 10 to its 7,500 pilots, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

It's a BYOD world – or is it?

For a time, BYOD was all the rage. There wasn't an enterprise conference that didn't devote significant time to the topic. Yet recently, there have been indications that the BYOD trend is waning in the U.S.

App developers are slow to support Apple Watch

Application developers are taking their sweet time developing apps for Apple Watch, and the jury's still out on what the incentives are for app makers who support the wearable, according to information released by research firm Strategy Analytics.

Trimble's new mobile app automatically updates driver logs

Trimble unveiled on Wednesday its Trimble FieldMaster Logs mobile app for fleet and field services organizations. Drivers log on to an in-cab tablet running the app and their duty status automatically updates so that information is always current.

Spotlight: Okta plans to hold IPO in 9 months

Enterprise mobility and identity management firm Okta plans to hold an initial public offering in nine months.

Good Technology gets 'Box-ed in' with new content management capability

Good Technology, soon to be merged with BlackBerry, took advantage of the media attention around the annual Boxworks conference to announce that it is extending the mobile content management capabilities of its Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform to cloud storage provider Box.

Google's Pixel C could take on Apple's iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface Pro

Google Tuesday announced a slew of Android mobile devices, including a powerful tablet that could find its way into the enterprise.

Popular work tool Skype gets makeover for Android Wear

The latest version of Skype for Android includes better integration with Android Wear, Google's wearables platform.

Field, fleet management personnel see more money for mobility in coming years

More than two-thirds of North American field and fleet management personnel expect budget increases for mobility over the next five years, according to a survey by Zebra Technologies, a mobility products supplier.

Urban Airship Connect wants to help businesses better understand their mobile customers

Mobile engagement company Urban Airship today announced Connect – its new service that provides businesses with real-time customer data that in turn allows those businesses and their marketers to target customers with relevant offers.

Spotlight: Industry group formed to promote IoT use of unlicensed LTE spectrum

Companies interested in promoting the use of unlicensed LTE spectrum for the Internet of Things and other mobile uses launched Monday a coalition called Evolve.