Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 2, including the credit card companies teaming with Apple for mobile payments, the global realization of LTE, the replacement of in-car entertainment by tablets, growth in the WLAN market and Amazon's plans for native mobile ads.
Fueled by enterprise adoption of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, the cellular M2M market is forecast by research firm Ovum to reach $66 billion by 2019 or an aggregate of $252 billion between 2015 and 2019.
Various reports point to a failure in Apple's iCloud security system, ultimately leading to the leak of several celebrities' personal photos to the Internet. The flaw appears to be with iCloud's Find My iPhone service, explains Owen Williams with The Next Web.
Mobile commerce, or m-commerce, will drive an estimated $516 billion in sales over the next three years, accounting for more than 70 percent of all mobile Internet revenue.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 29, including the prices DT is considering on T-Mobile, the effectiveness of mobile ads, the grand unification of OneDrive, what mobile device is going to replace the BlackBerry as number three in the U.K. and the forthcoming growth in the mobile sensor industry.
Apple will equip the iPhone 6, expected to be announced on Sept. 9, with a near field communications (NFC) chip to enable mobile payments, reports Wired, citing sources familiar with the device.
BYOD can enhance employees' productivity and their willingness to work extra hours, yet there are BYOD pitfalls that companies need to avoid.
Smartphone shipment growth will slow in the coming years, especially in mature markets, while emerging markets will continue to be a strong market for smartphone shipments, predicts IDC.
Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 28, including the key to educating new hires on company BYOD policy, the latest in the Samsung and Apple court drama, a tagalong announcement with the iPhone 6, how RFID products are changing an industry and the retail ecosystem and electronic shelf labels.
Apple's anticipated 12.9-inch iPad could be exactly what the tech company needs to drive much needed growth in the enterprise, according to an article at ZDNet.
If IT pros do not adapt to the new world of mobility, they will "become extinct," warns VMware exec Sanjay Poonen.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Aug. 27, including Snapchat's $20 million boost from an investment firm, Aetna's decision to get rid of the CarePass mHealth app, Intel's reveal of its 3G mini-modem or IoT devices, more mobile messaging service options for the enterprise and the role millennials need mobile to play in their in-car experience.
Enterprises need to begin crafting policies in order to harness the productivity benefits of wearables while ensuring that sensitive data is secure and privacy rights protected. These policies should be based on existing BYOD policies, yet take into account some of the unique attributes of wearables.
Let's stop the hype about the California court ruling and let's start reimbursing employees for work-related BYOD expenses. It's only fair.
Railways worldwide are increasingly using mobile ticketing--enabling passengers to purchase and board trains using their smartphones and tablets.
The Federal Communications Commission has modified its rules for allocating wireless spectrum for wearable medical sensors that transmit patient data to a control device. These sensors and control device form what the FCC calls a Medical Body Area Network.
It is becoming more and more apparent that mobile computing is becoming the most popular and adaptable computing platform. To illustrate this development, mobile site developer ActiveMobi has published an infographic that shows just how much the use of smartphones has permeated the average user's day and what is causing the shift from desktop to mobile computing.
The on-again, off-again saga of smartphone kill switches in California is now officially on-again, as Governor Jerry Brown (D) Monday signed a bill mandating the anti-theft features as of July 2015.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 26, including the expected increase in tablet game revenue, what Apple's entrance into mobile payments means for the market, VMware's newest venture, the bipartisan push to ban in-flight calls and what mobile commerce has done for French e-commerce sales.