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Spotlight: Good unveils single interface to access core mobile apps

Good Technology unveiled Tuesday a single interface called Good Launcher for accessing its core mobile apps, whether third-party or custom-built, for the enterprise.

Microsoft previews changes coming to its EMM platform Intune

Microsoft announced a number of changes to its enterprise mobility management platform Intune at its Ignite 2015 conference that will take effect in the coming months.

Droplr goes freemium to attract more first-time enterprise users

Droplr, the mobile app used for sharing creative materials by the likes of Nike, Pixar and Airbnb, announced it would adopt a freemium model that lets potential users test out the program without paying.

Samsung plans innovation in enterprise wearable space

Here at FierceMobileIT we've been curious about the use of wearables within the enterprise. We've covered everything from Google Glass at airports to Apple Watch in factories, and now Samsung is detailing its plans for innovation within the enterprise wearable space.

Clarizen unveils new enterprise productivity apps

After launching a major overhaul of its mobile app platform earlier this year, project management software provider Clarizen unveiled Tuesday new enterprise apps for its Clarizen Apps Marketplace.

Glassbeam, ThingWorx unveil integrated IoT analytics platform

Glassbeam and PTC ThingWorx have connected their platforms to form an advanced IoT analytics product for enterprises and signed up their first customer for the combined platform, VytronUS, a clinical stage medical device maker.

Spotlight: Most CIOs believe wearables will become common workplace tool

Most CIOs believe that wearables will become a commonly used workplace tool, according to a survey of 2,400 CIOs by Robert Half Technology.

NIBC switches from BlackBerry to iOS; Bringing wearables to work;

NIBC switches from BlackBerry to iOS >> NIBC Bank migrates from BlackBerry to iOS (Mobile Enterprise) Bringing wearables to work >> From BYOD to BYOW: Bringing wearable devices to work...

Diversity of connected devices in hospitals poses unique challenge for going fully wireless

The biggest challenge in going all wireless was connecting all of the fixed and mobile connected devices used in the hospital, including wireless door locks, portable EKG machines, and robots, Stefanick explained during a presentation at Interop held last week in Las Vegas

4 steps to unleash the power of mobile messaging in enterprises

While mobile messaging can be a powerful communication tool in the enterprises, there are three primary roadblocks to its adoption, wrote Sean Hungerford of BlackBerry. Hungerford offers four steps to overcome these roadblocks and unleash the productive power of mobile messaging.

Buggy iPad app used by pilots delays American Airlines flights

A duplicate map in the Jeppesen digital flight bag used by American Airlines' pilots shut down the app and delayed flights at Reagan National Airport, according to a report by eWeek.

Spotlight: Got tattoos? Maybe Apple Watch is not for you

Apple admitted this week that the heart rate monitor on the Apple Watch, which uses a light sensor, might not work for people with arm tattoos.

Wireless connectivity should be first choice of IoT device makers, says center

While some Internet of Things applications require wireless connectivity, such as fleet management and drone use, not all IoT devices have wireless connectivity. But they should, according to the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina.

Business, IT execs disagree on challenges in developing custom mobile apps

As enterprise mobility matures, many firms are moving to deploy custom mobile apps to empower their mobile workers. Unfortunately, not everyone with these firms agrees about the challenges presented in developing custom mobile apps.

Where legals dare: Drone skies clouded by policy

Drones are in limbo in both the public and private sectors due to an abstruse policy environment on the federal and state level, according to a panel of experts.

MobileIron 'underperformed' in Q1, suggesting greater market competition

A number of enterprise mobility management vendors--such as MobileIron and Citrix--are struggling financially, suggesting increased market competition. The latest example is MobileIron, which reported a net loss of 27 cents per share and disappointing revenues of $33.5 million after market close on Thursday.

Spotlight: HP wireless edge network even connects toilets

Who could guess that mobile IT included toilets? In the Netherlands, Rabobank has included connected toilets in its wireless edge network that HP provides, InformationWeek reported.

Microsoft brings HoloLens a step closer to (augmented) reality in the enterprise

Microsoft took another step toward making HoloLens a power enterprise tool by showing off Windows 10 apps that work with HoloLens to create a holographic platform for the office at its annual Build event being held this week in San Francisco.

Microsoft's Continuum designed to make smartphones a less frustrating work tool

While smartphones are super portable, they have never been ideal tools for work-related tasks beyond checking email and texting. Well Microsoft wants to change that with the launch of Continuum for mobile phones running Windows 10 at its Build conference this week.

Apple, IBM take their enterprise mobility roadshow to Japan

Apple and IBM are taking their enterprise mobility partnership overseas through an agreement signed with Japan Post to make it easier to check on elderly residents, the companies announced Thursday.