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Google search to warn mobile users when sites won't work on their device

Google has begun warning smartphone and tablet users if a site, such as one that is based on Adobe Flash, will not work on their device.

Rugged mobile devices facing tough times

Rugged mobile devices are essential for difficult work environments, such as manufacturing plants, oil and gas rigs or military battlefields. But rugged devices are facing increasing pressure from consumer-grade devices, which are gaining greater acceptance among mobile field workers.

Android fragmentation challenges enterprises, app developers and manufacturers

The fragmentation of the Android ecosystem not only challenges enterprises confronting BYOD and app developers creating apps that work across all Android devices, but also handset manufacturers trying to retain customers.

Flood of BYOD devices challenges IT security pros

As mobile devices received as gifts flood the enterprise this month, IT security pros should insist that these devices have the most up-to-date mobile operating systems and enterprise mobility management products have top notch anti-malware protection. 

News Scan: Android's enterprise expansion; Get ready for Cyber Friday; More

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/19 including: Android's market share growth, the shift between Black Friday and Cyber Friday, the mobility market in the Asia-Pacific to double by 2017, the future of M2M connections and the latest from Linux.

Is malware lurking in your employee's smartphone?

IT professionals are increasingly concerned about the security risks posed by personal mobile devices in the workplace, particularly the introduction of malware into the corporate network.

Google boosts BYOD management features for Android devices

Google announced Thursday that it is adding a number of BYOD management features to Android devices, including selective wipe and Wi-Fi configuration capabilities.

Android malware rise could be 'game changer,' warns F-Secure

IT managers spend many sleepless nights worrying about the security risks being introduced by employees who bring their own devices. And a new report from F-Secure showing a marked rise in Android malware is not going to help them sleep any better.

Spotlight: MDM provider SOTI launches remote controller for Android devices

Mobile device management firm SOTI launched on Monday its Pocket Controller for Android devices, which provides remote control and viewing of Android displays over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB.