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Apple Watch apps like BetterWorks could give the wearable enterprise viability

Enterprise goal-sharing platform BetterWorks Wednesday announced its plan to launch an app for the Apple Watch, bringing what could be a verifiable workplace use case to what many view so far as a consumer product.

Drones roam the sewers of Barcelona

Drones made by SAGB are patrolling the sewers under the city of Barcelona, host of the 2015 World Mobile Congress. But any firm that operates a complex of underground pipes and/or tanks could use the drones to perform inspections of those structures without endangering workers.

Spotlight: AVG, Centrify team on mobile SSO service for SMBs

Antivirus software firm AVG and identity management firm Centrify have teamed on a secure sign-on service for iOS and Android mobile devices aimed at small and medium-sized businesses struggling to implement a BYOD program.

SOTI upgrades MobileControl to support Android for Work, Samsung Knox, streamline iOS deployment

Enterprise mobile management firm SOTI announced that the latest version of its MobiControl platform now supports Google's Android for Work and Samsung's Knox 2.4 secure mobility platform and streamlines deployment of iOS devices.

Industrial Internet Consortium lines up SAP in battle for IoT standards

In the battle for Internet of Things standards, the Industrial Internet Consortium just got an important ally--the German enterprise app giant SAP.

Mobility goes hand-in-hand with other enterprise tech

Mobility can't be consider in isolation from other tech that is transforming the enterprise.It must be implemented hand-in-hand with big data, cloud and social media to realize the full potential for employee productivity and corporate growth.

Box acquires secure browser startup for vertical industry push

Box today announced its acquisition of Subspace, a company that developed a browser-based BYOD platform to secure corporate data. Aaron Levie, Box co-founder and CEO, focused in a blog post on what the acquisition could mean for Box's vertical industry clients, a priority for the newly public company.

Spotlight: BlackBerry goes back to the future with new slider

BlackBerry is merging the advanced technology of a "dual curved display" with old-fashion slider technology in a new touchscreen smartphone set to hit the market later this year.

BYOD TKOs COPE in the fight for enterprise mobility

Two of the most prominent enterprise mobility models battling for acceptance are BYOD and COPE, also known as corporate-owned, personal-enabled. Has one of them triumphed already?

Globo targets new secure mobile app development platform at regulated industries

Enterprise mobility management firm Globo unveiled Wednesday a mobile app development platform targeted for security-conscious firms in regulated industries, such as the financial, legal and healthcare sectors.

AirWatch joins Box, Cisco, Workday and Xamarin on enterprise mobile app standard

Enterprise mobile app development and deployment can be a fragmented and frustrating experience for app developers, IT and end users. To streamline the process, AirWatch by VMware, Box, Cisco, Workday and Xamarin have unveiled a new open standard approach called app configuration for the enterprise.

Jasper teams with SAP, Salesforce to tap into enterprise potential of IoT devices

Jasper, an Internet of Things provider, is teaming with SAP and Salesforce to enable enterprises to collect and analyze IoT device data to improve product design and customer relationships.

Spotlight: Samsung teams with Syntonic on secure split billing for mobile

Korean smartphone maker Samsung is teaming with Syntonic to offer enterprises secure mobile split billing for Knox Workspace devices.

Apple, IBM partnership releases 3 more mobile enterprise apps

Apple and IBM have revealed three more enterprise apps developed through their partnership, according to reports from Mobile World Congress. MobileFirst for iOS, the joint effort announced in July, has released 14 apps to date and promised to push at least eight more by the end of the month.

Blackphone gets enterprise makeover; Silent Circle adds tablet to lineup

For enterprises worried about data security, Silent Circle is upgrading its Blackphone secure smartphone and is offering a secure tablet and enterprise-focused products.

BlackBerry takes BES 12 into the cloud, adds Sprint to list of carriers offering BES 12

BlackBerry on Monday announced at Mobile World Congress that it will launch a cloud version of its popular BlackBerry Enterprise Services 12 enterprise mobility management platform later this month.

Microsoft to introduce flagship Lumia phone running Windows 10

Microsoft is betting that a unified platform for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets will make its smartphones more attractive to the enterprise. As part of that effort, Microsoft announced Monday that it will be introducing a flagship Lumia smartphone running Windows 10 later this year.

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.