One obstacle to the promise of the Internet of Things is the lack of agreement on standards, with a number of groups competing to set the standard for IoT devices. Two of those groups--the Thread Group and the ZigBee Alliance--recently agreed to collaborate to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.
Clean designs and simple, out-of-the-box usability--hallmarks of late cofounder Steve Jobs--pushed Apple to its current state as an industry leader. In that respect, Apple Watch is no different. Cupertino has worked closely with the companies who will launch day one apps to ensure everything goes according to plan.
Skyfence, a unit of security firm Imperva, is launching on Tuesday a new version of its Skyfence Cloud Gateway that helps IT not only uncover and secure cloud-based apps that business units are signing up for directly, without going through IT--a practice called "shadow IT."
The 5 hot new business apps for Nov. 12.
Augmented reality apps are the oft touted future of wearables, but enterprises have so far had few options to employ the technology. German software giant SAP looks to fill the void with the release of two enterprise apps this week that are compatible with Android Wear smart glasses, as well as Google Glass, according to an article from Computerworld.
Apple has a reputation for keeping a tight grip on what apps can be sold on its App Store. Here are the top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps.
This week's 5 hot new apps.
A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.
Mobility is a key attribute for leading smart process apps, which are helping companies improve human-based business processes, says a Forrester Research report.
Take your pick: Apple iOS or Android. Either one is a risky proposition, but they expose users to different security threats, a new study finds.