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Twitter invests in beacon start-up Swirl

Twitter and a set of other investors have taken positions in Boston-based beacon start-up Swirl, a sign that the maturing technology is starting to get mainstream acceptance.

8 Apple Watch apps, accessories every professional needs

The Apple Watch has made its grand debut today, with many folks in the enterprise slipping the new wearable on. While fashion may keep commuters oohing and ahhing as they stare at peoples' wrists, there are apps and accessories already on their way to pushing this watch from fun gadget into a daily work companion. 

Spotlight: Salesforce for HP emphasizes mobile, social

Salesforce is placing the emphasis of its new Salesforce for HR app squarely on mobile and social connections.

Google Keep users can now dictate notes on their Android Wear smartwatch

While all eyes were on Apple as its Apple Watch began arriving in stores Friday, Google quietly unveiled an update to its notetaking Keep app designed to make it more user friendly for Android Wear smartwatch users.

CoSoSys combines MDM and iBeacons for location-based mobile device policy enforcement

CoSoSys, a mobile device management and endpoint security firm, is incorporating iBeacon technology into its MDM platform to provide location-based mobile device police enforcement.

WhatsApp's new iOS voice call update could be a headache for businesses

As WhatsApp rolls out a voice-calling feature for its iOS app, businesses might feel an impact. 

Want to start using drones? Better think about how to secure them

Attackers could hack into drones, intercept communications and gain control of the vehicle, posing security, privacy and liability issues for companies employing them, according to a panel of legal and security experts here at the RSA conference.

Spotlight: Acer's tri-SIM phone targets ultimate business traveller

Acer will reportedly start selling phones in the U.S. soon, including one that can handle three SIM cards.

Apple Watch screen durability might not measure up at work

Handle your Apple Watch with care, as it could fall victim to scratches that cause damage to the glass screen.

Remote access to corporate networks key part of Barracuda's latest next-gen firewall update

Secure remote access to the corporate network is a key part of the latest version of Barracuda Networks' next-generation firewall released this week at the RSA Conference. The firewall now includes a self-service portal for remote workers using devices running iOS, Mac and Windows to configure their virtual private network connections.

Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.

Good Technology teams with Trustonic to boost security

Yesterday, Good Technology announced a partnership with Trustonic and Intercede to provide Trusted Execution Environments and ultimately more-advanced EMM security for its users.

Spotlight: Is Nokia getting back in the mobile phone game?

Nokia is reportedly considering making mobile phones again after selling its handset business to Microsoft, Re/code reported.

Salesforce exec: 'Very possible' you will be able to run your business from a wearable within 5 years

Wearables will alter the business landscape and soon be as common as a smartphone in the enterprise, according to a survey from CRM software company Salesforce. Just as smartphones revolutionized the way organizations operate, wearables have the same potential to impact professional workflows.

Pulse Secure unveils central policy manager for remote access of mobile devices, PCs

Pulse Secure, a security spinoff of Juniper Networks, unveiled Tuesday at RSA its Pulse One central policy manager for remote access of mobile devices and PCs.

BlackBerry tackles IoT security with 2 new products

Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and  IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.

1,500 iOS apps vulnerable to networking decryption attack

About 1,500 iOS apps remain vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle decryption attack weeks after a vulnerable networking library was patched.

Spotlight: BlackBerry acquires WatchDox to bolster mobile enterprise software business

BlackBerry has confirmed reports that it acquired mobile security and enterprise collaboration company WatchDox. 

Despite perks of remote work, younger employees feel burdened by mobility

Mobility has given the workforce more flexibility than ever before, but that comes with a price.

Microsoft announces Apple Watch support

Earlier this year, Microsoft unveiled a new version of Office for Mac and today they've continued that multi-platform support through OneDrive support for the Apple Watch.