Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 3/24 including: Wendy's new mobile payment app, Lenovo's $100M drop for mobile patents, how some enterprise apps are functioning like consumer apps, Utah's launch of a Google Glass transit-tracking app and the majority of mobile browsing takes place on iOS versus Android devices.
According to Re/Code, IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo wasn't the last shoe.
Chinese PC and smartphone maker Lenovo has agreed to buy phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9 billion, Google announced on Wednesday.
Growth in tablet sales, particularly in emerging markets, has led to the worst decline in PC market history, according to the latest stats from Gartner.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, Jan 6 including: a recent survey's results pointing to a collective worry for smartphone security, plans for Google Glass integration into the new Hyundai Genesis by 2015, Lenovo's new small ThinkPad tablet designed for the enterprise, Gartner's thoughts on PC and mobile device functions melding and the details on Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 fix on Patch Tuesday.
Quick takes on Wednesday, 10/30 news including: Samsung and Apple smartphone shipment wars, Google Glass, Canadian mobile internet ad spending, Lenovo's newest tablet and more M2M news.
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Around 18 percent of the 381 million tablet purchases will be made directly by enterprises in 2017, according to a forecast by Forrester Research.
Laboratory testing of Lenovo's PCs and other equipment allegedly found backdoors in its hardware and firmware vulnerabilities in its chips, which has led to the equipment being banned from classified networks by five governments, the Australian Financial Review reports.
Smartphone market leaders Apple and Samsung saw their market shares shrink in the face of a second quarter onslaught from LG and Lenovo, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.