The scandal around the National Security Agency could work to the benefit of Canadian firm BlackBerry, especially among foreign governments.
As 2013 nears a close, planning for the next calendar year is in full swing at many IT shops. Mobile wish lists are no doubt on the radar of chief information officers--whether they're visions of carrier changes, device upgrades or shiny new mobile device management solutions dancing in their heads.
One of the largest employers in the United States and Western Europe is telling its employees not to renew their BlackBerry contracts when they're up, according to a memo to employees obtained by Bloomberg News.
Apple's smartphone OS market share declined again in the third quarter, while Android and Windows Phone grabbed more market share, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/12 including: the increase of enterprise-relevant apps in app stores, Apple's Maps victory over Google, a second chance for Nokia by way of HERE, the real truth behind Heins resignation at BlackBerry and the area of the world most economically affected by mobile industry.
In the not-dead-yet news category, BlackBerry has lined up two new customers for its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 enterprise mobility management platform--as the deadline for bidders for the firm nears.
Roughly a month after BlackBerry suspended the launch of its cross-platform Messenger chat applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, the struggling handset maker finally resumed the rollout Monday.
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