Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 21, including the new Buy button in Facebook feeds, what the finance sector expects out of Apple this quarter, the next market for Appcelerator, how NQ Mobile thwarted some of its downward momentum and what IT needs to do according to the rest of the company.
China, the world's largest mobile phone market, has been seen for years by vendors as a place of seemingly unlimited demand for mobile technology. That time may be over.
While mobile users spend much of their time with mobile apps, when they do use the mobile web to search, they are very proactive.
In response to feedback, Microsoft's Xbox One will enable users to remotely purchase games and add-on content using Xbox SmartGlass--a companion app for Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices--or on Xbox.com.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 18, including the uncertain future for many of Microsoft's workers, Apple not doing enough to appease the EU, two Windows tablets Lenovo is ditching, the expected growth for ultraportables and LTE RAN versus the alternatives.
Google just can't seem to get mobile advertising right.
British telecom carrier BT is launching its cloud-based One Phone product, which enables a small business to streamline its communications system by linking an employee's multiple phone numbers and services to one mobile handset using a SIM card.
Mobile logistics is the "next big thing" in the industrial transformation process known as Industrie 4.0, explains an article at Techtag.
News Scan: Microsoft to lay off 14% of workforce; Connected car services to generate $17B in 2018; more
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Thursday, July 17, including Microsoft to lay off 14 percent of workforce over next year, location-based push notifications will be the mobile marketing rage this holiday, connected car services to generate $17B in 2018, predicts Infonetics, MFFM software vendors supporting more mobile devices, operating systems and IT needs to assemble portfolio of digital workplace tools and services, advises Gartner.
Google has begun warning smartphone and tablet users if a site, such as one that is based on Adobe Flash, will not work on their device.
No matter how you look at it, mobile mining just doesn't add up, says Lookout, which noted in a blog post that "we just don't see a situation in which mobile miners can truly be profitable."
Advertisers have even more incentive to go mobile with the results of this year's IDG Global Mobile Survey pointing to an abandonment of traditional print media in favor of smartphones and tablets.
Mobility can open up the firm to security threats, such as lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board or malware infection from an insecure app. To help enterprises cope with the security challenge posed by BYOD and mobility, FierceMobileIT is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 24 webinar at 1 pm ET covering the topic.
News Scan: IBM, Apple team on enterprise mobility; Cognizant computing to transform mobile apps; more
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 16, including IBM and Apple teaming up to take on an enterprise mobility initiative, the role cognizant computing will have in the transformation of mobile app strategies, how mobility is driving BPM app development in Asia-Pacific, Sports teams employing iBeacons to complement in-stadium SMS and Mobile data traffic propels spending on packet core.
A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.
Following reports that it will lay off up to 10 percent of its workforce, Microsoft kicked off its Worldwide Partner Conference with week with a stress on the positive, focusing on mobility and cloud initiatives.
Intel, the chip powerhouse for PCs, has been struggling to gain a significant foothold in the mobile chip market dominated by Qualcomm.
When it comes to investments in and satisfaction with mobile adoption, the Brits lead the world.
News Scan: Softbank, DT ink Sprint-T-Mobile merger deal; AT&T, Verizon jack up prices through roaming; more
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 15, including the finalized version of the Sprint-T-Mobile US merger, what consumer groups are saying AT&T and Verizon do to artificially raise costs, the leaders of the expanding M2M market, bringing mobility to the great outdoors in England and the way homegrown smartphones are disrupting the markets overseas.
Yahoo announced its acquisition of mobile and online video streaming company RayV Friday, the latest example of the tech giant's move to become a content provider. The company faces an uphill battle as it tries to break into the mobile video space where Netflix, YouTube and others are firmly entrenched.