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More than three-quarters of mobile applications would fail basic security testing, according to market research firm Gartner.
The risk that patient-doctor communications could be intercepted by a third-party is significant. Encryption of data and phone conversations is an option, but that would be both expensive and cumbersome for both patient and doctor.
Beyond Verbal--a startup based in Tel Aviv--is developing a technology that recognizes human emotion behind words. Innovation like this could shake things up in the enterprise.
If your smartphone seems to lack energy and you find yourself looking for the nearest wall outlet more than you like, the fault may be with your apps--not your phone.
More energy companies are using mobile devices to communicate with customers, improve worker productivity and safety and monitor energy equipment, such as oil rigs and pipelines.
Rather than approving or banning mobile applications as employees attempt to download them to devices, some chief information officers are turning to mobile application stores to streamline application management.
Investment in mobile applications is increasing in priority for IT execs at Western European enterprises, while investment in BYOD is declining as a priority, according to an annual survey of Western European IT execs by CIONET.
Oracle, best known for its database management system and its Java software, is making an aggressive push into the enterprise mobility space.
To help mobile app developers reduce their own pain levels, MobiManage outlines the principal causes of your headaches, and what you can do about them.