Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 3/7 including: how BYOD could help the enterprise Windows XP upgrade, 200 exabytes of mobile data traffic in the next five years, tool allows hackers to add malicious code to Android apps, increased Wi-Fi risks in Europe and Google's possible hand in the drop of the Android/Windows tablet by Asus.
With $37 billion in assets under management, privacy equity firm Warburg Pincus is looking to invest in mobile firms in a range of industries and has tapped mobility specialist Dinesh Moorjani to identify mobile opportunities.
The pervasiveness of energy sensors and ad hoc networks to enable the Internet of Things, along with virtualized networks and cloud computing, will transform the communications networks, content and technology markets by the end of the decade, predicts Strategy Analytics.
Brazil, which is hosting the World Cup this year, is not ready to handle the mobile traffic that will be generated by all of the fans crowding into the various stadiums around the country, warns Infonetics Research.
The latest in mobile IT news for March 6, including Alcatel-Lucent's place among small cell and carrier Wi-Fi product vendors, how T-Mobile plans to rollout its LTE services, Amazon's latest app for its sellers, how Disney's Magic Band leaves something to be desired and a revision on IDC's tablet growth forecast.
Los Alamos National Lab, known for its nuclear weapons research in the last century, is now investing bendable glass for use in mobile devices, according to a report by Computerworld.
Is a showdown imminent over who owns the consumer data generated by mobile? Very possibly, according to a recent report.
By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
I saw a disturbing survey today that was carried out by Vision Critical on behalf of security firm Absolute Software. The survey finds that one-quarter of enterprise workers do not think that data security is their responsibility and that they should face no punishment if they lose sensitive corporate data.
There has been a sharp rise recently in the number of hotel searches on mobile devices. Yet, many hotels have not optimized their site for mobile devices or launched a mobile marketing strategy. Here are six tips for hotels to develop and implement a successful mobile strategy.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/5 including: new spectrum licensing paradigms become more common to help out shortage, PayPal's lead in the lackluster mobile wallet market, the reign of tablets as the main reason for the success of smart connected devices in the U.K., CommScope as top wireless DAS gear vendor and the growth of the TD-LTE RAN market.
Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S5 and the second version of its Knox mobile security platform at the Mobile World Congress as part of an effort to gain a greater share of the enterprise mobility market--a market left open by BlackBerry's stumbles.
As a result of increased mobile data usage, mobile roaming will generate nearly $90 billion for mobile operators by 2018, or 8 percent of mobile operators billed service revenues, predicts Juniper Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for March 4, including how Sprint upcharged federal spy agencies, wireless smart pills in the healthcare industry, the way Travelocity is adapting to different platforms, the use of indoor location technology outside of the retail industy and the smartphone kill-swtch bill introduced to Congress.
Malware on the Android is exploding, according to a new study, the Mobile Security Threat Report, unveiled by security firm Sophos last week at the Mobile World Congress.
The rise of mobile browsing means people are using devices with smaller screens with no room for clunky banner ads. Yahoo is ditching banner ads completely by encouraging marketers to buy "Stream ads"--a term the company uses for their native ad placements.
Smart city projects, which use machine-to-machine communications and platforms to automate transportation systems, traffic and parking management and utilities, among other things, were a hot topic at this year's Mobile World Congress.
Many mobile marketers used the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to present their new ideas and products for the future. Some rely on current technology, while others are looking forward to new products.
Founded in 2011 by Bill Seibel, Mobiquity focuses on helping firms make the most out of the mobile universe. Seibel recently shared his thoughts with FierceMobileIT about where the IT world has been and where it is going, with mobility generating the next wave of technological change.
The relationship between security and privacy in a BYOD environment is like an "interpretative dance," explains Constantine Karbaliotis, Americas privacy leader for consultancy Mercer.