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Spotlight: USDA moves ahead with BYOD despite security 'angst'

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is drafting a BYOD strategy, which our sister publication FierceMobileGovernment reported on.

BlackBerry struggles with turnaround, but surprises with quarterly profit

In response to the financial fiasco that was the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 handset, the Canadian mobility firm replaced its CEO and shifted its focus from hardware to enterprise software. Whether that strategy is paying off remains to be seen.

Startup Caliber shifts strategy to capitalize on surging mobile messaging use

Responding to the increasing demand for messaging apps, startup Caliber is shifting its enterprise strategy to focus more on that use case, reported TechCrunch.

Cortado unveils new secure mobile iOS printing function for enterprises

Printing for a mobile device is a challenge, particularly in a BYOD workplace. Cortado Mobile Solutions has recently unveiled a secure mobile printing function for workers with iOS devices on any available network printer.

Microsoft partners with Good to offer first containerized version of its Dynamics CRM mobile app

Microsoft is teaming with enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology to provide the first containerized version of its Dynamics customer relationship management mobile app.

Spotlight: Facebook's Parse launches service to build IoT apps

Facebook's Parse platform-as-a-service unveiled Wednesday new products, including Parse for Internet of Things that enables developers to build apps for IoT devices such as garage door opners, smart batteries, thermostats, and security cameras.

Infographic: Mobility places demands on IT help desks but also provides ways to ease burden

Mobility is not only placing greater demands on the IT help desk, it also offers solutions to ease the workload on overworked IT help desk staff.

Enterprise mobile app development central to Microsoft's Azure App Service

Enterprise mobile app development is a central piece of Microsoft's new cloud-based Azure App Service launched this week.

TSF's desktop-as-a-service product targeted at mobile, remote workers

In an era of mobile and remote workers, The Sixth Flag has stepped up to the plate and offered a secure way to access corporate content remotely through the cloud.

Salesforce relies on users to develop popular wearable enterprise apps

Many companies aiming to push their enterprise platforms to wearables have faced a hurdle in the form of building relevant use cases for their customers. One success story, Salesforce, has created a popular wearable experience by giving control of app development to the person who knows the user best--the user himself.

This big source of malware on BYOD devices might surprise you

There is no substitute for strong policies and stronger technology when it comes to BYOD security.

Spotlight: MPs to get free iPad Air 2

The British government is ponying up £1 million to buy every member of Parliament an iPad Air 2 and laptop.

5 enterprise apps that do mobile right

It seems like everyone is scrambling to offer productivity apps for mobile workers these days. Well, here are the top five most popular mobile enterprise apps, according to Wendyann Lewis with TabTimes.

Get rid of risky mobile app behaviors in your workplace

Bad behavior is not just an issue regarding employees. It can also be an issue with mobile apps coming into your workplace.

Startup hopTo expands workspace, enables mobile workers to use Windows-based infrastructure

Startup hopTo has unveiled version 2.0 of its hopto Work mobile workspace that enables Windows apps to be used across a range of mobile devices.

Pulling your hair out over poor mobile coverage at work? You're not alone

Are you pulling your hair out over poor mobile service coverage at work? You are certainly not alone.

Amid IoT standards standoff, Panasonic opens portfolio for development

Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry. 

Spotlight: Mobile analytics startup Localytics raises $35M in latest funding round

Mobile analytics startup Localytics has raised $35 million in funding round led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from Foundation Capital and Polaris Partners.

Microsoft inks deals to preinstall Office, other software on 11 manufacturers' devices

Microsoft has inked agreements with Samsung, Dell and nine other manufacturers to preinstall its Office software as well as its OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android devices.

Apple's ResearchKit could help pharmaceutical industry with clinical trials

Apple's new ResearchKit could turn the Apple Watch into a medical research tool for the pharmaceutical industry, observed Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.