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To utilize IoT, enterprises need to overcome these obstacles

While Internet of Things is all abuzz nowadays in enterprises circles, there are some important obstacles to true IoT enterprise utilization, explained Kevin Curran, a professor of computer science at the University of Ulster and IEEE senior members.

Spotlight: Citymaps could help realtors find best neighborhoods for clients

Citymaps, which just released version 2.0, has features that could help businesspeople with their tasks, explained James Martin with CIO.

How to track your favorite whisky from factory to first sip

If you want to track a bottle of your favorite whisky from plant to store, here is how you do it.

DataVault Mobile brings mobility (sort of) to the construction site

I know what you are thinking. Something that is three feet wide, four feet tall and weighs 320 pounds doesn't sound like a "mobile" device. But in the world of construction, Knaack's new DataVault Mobile is pretty handy, certainly compared to the non-mobile version.

Itching to download Office on your Android tablet? Better check your chip maker

Earlier this month, Microsoft unveiled its Office for Android tablet app. But if your Android tablet has an Intel processor inside, you're out of luck for now, explained mobile tech guru James Kendrick in a ZDNet article.

Apple crushing it in the enterprise

Led by the popularity of its iPhone 6 phones, Apple's iOS devices are dominating mobile device activations in the enterprise, according to data compiled by Good Technology from its enterprise mobility platform.

Spotlight: Shifts for iOS helps workers who don't work 9 to 5

Shifts for iOS enables users to keep track of irregular work shifts on their iPhone, according to a TechRepublic article.

Could the LG Watch Urbane LTE be the first enterprise-ready smartwatch?

Powered by the LG Wearables Platform and equipped with a high-speed cellular connection, the LG Watch Urbane LTE could be the smartwatch that enterprises have been waiting for

Wearables in the enterprise: Think Microsoft's HoloLens, not Apple Watch

While many IT departments are dreading the flood of personal wearables into the workplace, it's a worry they probably won't need to address for many years. More immediately, wearables will come into the enterprise as devices specifically built for that environment. Think Microsoft's HoloLens, not Apple Watch.

Google aims once more for enterprise acceptance with revamped Android for Work

Google may finally gain the security clout Android needs to become a major player among BYOD options, shaking off past disappointing efforts by announcing a host of new technologies and partnerships in a blog post today.

5 essential features of enterprise mobile apps

This year has been proclaimed the year of the enterprise mobile app. But just building mobile apps for the enterprises isn't enough. The apps must enhance worker productivity by being powerful yet easy to use and intuitive.

Spotlight: Janam teams with T-Mobile distributor for rugged mobile solution 'in a box'

Janam Technologies, a provider of rugged mobile devices for industry, has teamed with T-Mobile distributor One Shop Wireless to offer business customers a complete mobile solution "in a box."

Mobile startup shakes up staid legal contract world

Shake, a New York-based startup that provides a mobile legal technology platform for freelancers and small businesses, is now targeting enterprises with its Shake Pro product unveiled on Wednesday.

Microsoft Garage tunes up mobile conferencing

Microsoft Garage has released a slate of new apps that includes one to improve the mobile conference experience for corporate users, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

Mobile spyware running rampant in corporate America

If you are an enterprise with at least 2,000 mobile devices on your network, there is a 50:50 chance that you have at least six of those devices infected with malware that can spy on your network.

Kinetic wearable aims to eliminate workplace injuries

Warehouse employees may suffer fewer back injuries on the job with the help of a new wearable device from New York City-based tech startup Kinetic.

Enterprise mobility requires capital investment to be successful

While many enterprises see BYOD programs as a money saver, to be successful, a mobility program, whether BYOD or corporate-owned, needs substantial capital investment, argued tech writer Kapila Gidwani in a CloudTweaks article.

Spotlight: Apple gets patent for mobile app data sharing and collaboration

Feds granted Apple a patent for technology that would enable mobile device users to share and interact with app data in real time.

AirWatch 8 unveiled: A look at AirWatch's first major update since VMware acquisition

AirWatch by VMware unveiled Tuesday AirWatch 8--the first major update to its enterprise mobility management platform since VMware acquired it in January of last year.

Wi-Fi black holes could suck in your BYOD workforce

BYOD users are accustomed to ubiquitous connectivity at home and in public places. When these users come into work, they expect the same level of connectivity, but they often find that it is inferior to those other venues.