While mobile users spend much of their time with mobile apps, when they do use the mobile web to search, they are very proactive.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 16, including IBM and Apple teaming up to take on an enterprise mobility initiative, the role cognizant computing will have in the transformation of mobile app strategies, how mobility is driving BPM app development in Asia-Pacific, Sports teams employing iBeacons to complement in-stadium SMS and Mobile data traffic propels spending on packet core.
Amazon is launching a number of cloud-based products that it hopes will enable to dominate the mobile backend as a service market.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, July 9, including a survey stating patient preference to communicate with doctors using smartphones, statistics rise on mobile app use in smartphone users, the takeoff of cloud app development and management platforms, mobile broadband traffic drives operator use of CSCR platforms and the strong demand for enterprise mobile solutions to drive U.S. and European sales.
Companies are struggling to deal with the flood of personal devices coming into workplace. Here are six success factors from cloud and mobile security provider Bitglass that IT managers should keep in mind when crafting a BYOD program.
Check out the hottest mobile IT apps for July 8, including the consumer movement away from long-term device contracts, Intel's attempt to create its own standards group for IoT, the coming surge for beacon shipments, Dasher tries to set itself apart as a messaging app and the coming regulatory storm for "freemium" apps.
The number of mobile phone users tapping into mobile banking will double over the next five years, predicts Juniper Research.
The introduction of Identifier for Advertisers has changed the mobile ad attribution landscape, making it possible for advertisers to attribute the ad revenue generated by mobile apps.
By including a tipping option, mobile payment apps could lead to waiters and waitresses getting more tips.
Healthcare insurers need to use mobility and other technologies to engage individual policy consumers in a post-healthcare reform environment, advises a new IDC Health Insights report.