IBM and Box announced Wednesday a partnership that will see Box's cloud storage integrated into IBM's MobileFirst for iOS, Big Blue's established joint mobile enterprise venture with Apple.
Mapbox, a maker of maps for third-party apps, has raised $52.55 million in a funding round, reported TechCrunch.
Engine and equipment manufacturer Cummins announced the release of an Android version of its QuickServe Online, or QSOL, products app that enables users the ability to view the company's part options, access a parts catalog, look up engine dataplate information and run a part fault code analyzer.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google Cloud Messaging got an update that includes push notification support for iOS, as well as the ability for developers to set up "topics" inside their applications.
Mozilla is actively recruiting beta testers for the Firefox browser for iOS devices, reported Tech Crunch.
In an update issued Thursday, Sunrise for iOS calendar app can use a third-party keyboard for the first time, reported The Next Web. This is a useful function for busy executives trying to set up a meeting with colleagues or clients.
Nothing is more frustrating that traveling for business and being unable to find a Wi-Fi connection for your mobile devices. Well, startup OpenSignal has an app for that – WifiMapper – which shows users the nearest Wi-Fi hotspots. The app is built on data collected from OpenSignal users and can recommend around 2 million usable hotspots worldwide.
Universal Windows apps should help Microsoft gain share in enterprise mobility market, Good Technology CEO Christy Wyatt told FierceMobileIT in an exclusive interview.
Dropbox continues to add functionality to its iOS apps and increase the amount of use cases it presents to the enterprise. The collaboration and storage company added Tuesday the ability to comment on files directly in its iPhone and iPad apps, and it further announced added features with the Microsoft Office suite. Dropbox and Microsoft have been creating connections through their services of late in a mutually beneficial attempt to attract users.
"Dead apps"--apps that have been removed from app stores--live on in the BYOD enterprise on employees' personal phones, warned a report by Appthority.