IBM wants to help sports venues cater to mobile fans

IBM unveiled Thursday two initiatives that aim to revitalize the fan experience at sports venues through mobile and Web engagement.

Spotlight: LG drops plans for smartwatch with LTE connectivity

LG has dropped its plans to offer the Watch Urbane LTE smartwatch running on Google with 4G LTE connectivity.

Re-evaluating online privacy in the wake of ISIS attacks

As a result of the Paris terrorist attack, 129 people have been pronounced dead and hundreds others were wounded. And it has come to light that ISIS used Telegram, a highly secure messaging app, to take responsibility for the attack on Paris. Should online privacy be reevaluated in light of all of this?

Microsoft-Volvo partnership to build up HoloLens car buying use case

Microsoft expects its HoloLens augmented reality (AR) glasses to see uptake across markets, and use cases are arguably the most important aspect for companies to adopt a new device. One use case being developed by Microsoft and Volvo is to use HoloLens to improve the car buying experience.

APX Labs receives $13M from investors, including GE, for enterprise wearables platform

APX Labs – a company known for Skylight, its smartglasses platform for enterprises – just added $13 million to its pockets after its latest funding round.

With Lumia release looming, Microsoft releases possible mobile OS launch build

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview build for testers this week as the release date of the Lumia 950 and 950XL, which will run on the OS, inches ever closer. Whether the company is wrapping up its preparations and readying a full release remains unclear, though some think this version could be the final product.

Firms increasingly use text messaging for employee notifications

Companies are increasingly using messaging for employee notifications, such as IT system outage alerts and emergency bulletins, explained Steve French, vice president of global product management and marketing with OpenMarket, a division of telecom software and services provider Amdocs.

Spotlight: HPE, Intel team on IoT products for the enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Intel have agreed to collaborate on Internet of Things products for the enterprise.

Google reportedly working on 3 Google Glass successors

Google is reportedly working on three new prototypes to succeed its original Google Glass device, according to a report from The Information.

Healthcare providers increasingly employ mobile remote-patient monitoring, survey finds

Two-thirds of hospitals and other healthcare providers are using remote patient monitoring as part of their medical treatment program for chronically ill patients, according to a recent survey of healthcare organizations by mobile consultancy Spyglass Consulting Group.

iPass inks Wi-Fi deal with Deutsche Telekom for enterprise customers

Wi-Fi network provider iPass announced Tuesday that it is expanding its partnership with telecom company Deutsche Telekom to offer DT's enterprise customers unlimited access to iPass networks of more than 20 million Wi-Fi hotspots globally.

Google steps up mobile digital assistant game

Google is stepping up its efforts in the mobile digital assistant game, according to a post on the official Google Search blog. The voice assistant found in the Google mobile application now better understands the natural speech of humans and is smarter when it comes to the context of questions people ask.

FAA tests tech that could enable drones to get themselves out of trouble

A series of drone flight tests by the Federal Aviation Administration are scheduled to be start this week in Butner, N.C. The tests – which will be carried out by drone company PrecisionHawk – are designed to look at how drones can operate safely beyond an operator's line of sight and how they will deal with issues like encountering conventional aircraft.

Infographic: Healthcare pros use mobile devices in a big way

Healthcare professionals are increasingly using mobile devices at work, according to survey data contained an infographic prepared by Samsung Business and published on

Spotlight: Apple has no plans to merge iPad and Mac

Apple has no plans to create an iPad-Mac hybrid, CEO Tim Cook told the on Sunday.

Apple revises search algorithms to make App Store apps easier to find

With more app developers developing enterprise apps for iOS devices, the ability to find those apps on the Apple App Store has become crucial. Well, Apple appears to have done some behind the scenes work to make its App Store search engine more user friendly.

Google leads in development of autonomous driving technology, says IHS

Google leads in technology, testing and software development for autonomous vehicles, judged market research firm IHS in a recent report.

Key iPad Pro peripherals aimed at enterprise users not yet available

Apple is targeting its iPad Pro at the enterprise with stylus and keyboard, but these key peripherals are not yet available.

Spotlight: Tablets will gain ground in the workplace in next 3 years

The number of companies that have over half their workforce using tablets will grow by up to 155 percent in the next three years.

Microsoft Office apps upgraded, optimized for iPad Pro

Microsoft announced Wednesday the availability of its Office apps – optimized for iOS 9's new multitasking features like Split View and Slide Over – on the iPad Pro that officially went on sale this week.