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Design flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S Pen could damage phone's sensor

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.

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.

Microsoft unveils preview of Skype for Business mobile apps

Microsoft is asking IT admins to nominate up to eight end users to participate in a preview of Skype for Business apps for iOS and Android – up to four for iOS and up to four Android – by this Friday, Aug. 14.

Skype for Business heading to mobile devices

There are so many promises of features for Skype for Business that some enterprises must be chomping at the bit. So much potential... sometime in the future. And now there's even more news of features, but they won't be generally available until later this year. Basically, Microsoft has put the Android and iOS versions of Skype for Business into preview mode.

Android devices continue to gain enterprise ground, says Good

Despite ongoing security issues with the Android operating system, the number of Android mobile device activations continued to rise in the enterprise, according to the latest Mobility Index Report from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology.

Android fingerprint sensor flaw could open up enterprises to security risks

The recent slate of Android vulnerabilities uncovered by security researchers is certain to unnerve many IT folks. The latest Android flaw uncovered involves the fingerprint sensor on Android phones, which could provide hackers the ability to steal the user's fingerprints.

Facing Stagefright, Google, Samsung, LG all commit to pushing monthly security patches for Android devices

Following the revelation of Android-focused malware Stagefright, Google will reportedly work to push monthly security fixes to their millions of mobile users worldwide. Samsung and LG have both committed to streamline that update process to push patches to their Android devices.

Microsoft looks for community help for its iOS-to-Windows bridge, open sources the technology

Microsoft released yesterday open-source components for its iOS-to-Windows bridge, technology that allows iOS app developers to more easily push their products to Windows devices.

Zero-day vulnerabilities on the rise, says Secunia

Fifteen zero-day vulnerabilities have been discovered so far in 2015, all of them in Adobe and Microsoft products, according to a report released by security firm Secunia on Thursday at BlackHat.

Are smartwatches safe for enterprise data?

Enterprise mobility management firm MobileIron released a report at BlackHat on the security risks smartwatches pose to corporate data.