The U.S. Department of Defense is teaming with the City of San Jose, high-tech companies, universiities, nonprofit organizations and some states in building a $171 million Silicon-Valley-based hybrid electronic manufacturing innovation hub, the private industry-academia FlexTech Alliance announced on Friday.
Workflow, an app that automates tasks on iOS devices, has added a shortcut to frequent actions in the iOS notification center, reported Tech Crunch.
In an effort to diversify its customer base in face of large losses, Autodesk has decided to go after the Internet of Things market in a big way, acquiring SeeControl, a developer of an enterprise IoT cloud service platform.
In effort to stay ahead of the drone tech curve, Intel announced this week an investment of more than $60 million in Chinese drone manufacturer Yuneec.
Facebook has revealed mobile digital assistant M. One key differentiator between this tech and its predecessors is how M carries out its processes. While competitors solely on software, Facebook will employ a set of "M trainers" in conjunction with its artificial intelligence software to fulfill every request.
Amazon threw its smartphones in the fire Wednesday, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal. Maybe not quite into the fire, but definitely on the back burner.
Mobility has moved beyond smartphones and tablets and is now embedded in most business processes, judged Dan Bieler, a business technology futures analyst at Forrester Research.
BlackBerry introduced Wednesday updates to its WatchDox file sync and sharing product that improves content management and security for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices.
A design flaw in the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 stylus could end up damaging the phone, according to a report by David Ruddock of Android Police.
Google is adding a feature to Gmail that automatically adds events to Calendar based on travel information in emails, Google announced on Tuesday.
Augmented reality – or AR – platforms like HoloLens could take the place of desktops in a work environment, according to the latest information from research firm Tractica.
Enterprises are confronting a proliferation of mobile devices that are stressing their Wi-Fi networks, often to the breaking point.To help enterprises take advantage of higher speeds offered by 802.11 ac Wave 2 speeds, Xirrus introduced Wednesday its Xtreme Density 2 (XD2) Wave 2 Wi-Fi access point.
Navigating the Internet of Things can be a difficult task for the uninitiated. For all the talk about how it will change businesses and enterprises (not to mention the world) over the next couple decades, there are scant introductory materials for those IT managers looking to get their feet wet.
Microsoft pushes Cortana open beta testing to Android, squares up against Google Now on its home turf
Microsoft today released an Android public beta for its virtual assistant Cortana, according to a blog post from the company. The release will pit Cortana squarely against Google's own voice-activated assistance offering Google Now.
Sony showed off a couple of new drones that will become available from its Aerosense joint venture, including one that comes equipped with a lens-type camera and another that can fly up to 106 mph, according to reports.
The mobile phone industry association GSMA has launched the Mobile IoT Initiative backed by a number of mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies.
The latest news to challenge the security bona fides of Apple devices is a survey of 2,249 U.S. workers by Dimensional Research and released Monday by Centrify. The survey found management and security shortcomings when it comes to Apple device use in the enterprise.
Reserve, a startup that developed a mobile app for restaurant reservations and payments, has acquired New York-based Set for Service, which offers an iPhone app that enables restaurants to manage customer details and feedback, Reserve announced in a blog post on Friday.
Swiss watch maker Swatch is planning add smartwatch models to its Touch Zero One line, CEO Nick Hayek told a Swiss newspaper, Reuters reported Sunday.
Lenovo-backed ZUK launched on Friday the international version of its Z1 smartphone running the Cyanogen 12.1 mobile operating system, an open-sourced version of Android.