The transportation sector is increasingly using mobile apps to reduce costs and improve worker productivity, customer engagement and brand loyalty, according to a report by FeedHenry and VDC.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 2/28 including: Microsoft's decision to cut licensing fees for Windows Phone 8, how much NFC-enabled smartphone shipments will rise in the next five years, forecasts for the global wireless infrastructure market, the 46 percent increase in US tablet cellular connections and the results of the FCC's H-Block spectrum auction.
Privacy can be a legal minefield for enterprises, whether grappling with BYOD or deploying mobile apps to generate business and satisfy customers.
Seeking to tap into the growing demand for enterprise app stores, HP launched on Thursday a mobile enterprise app store product called HP Access Catalog.
Enterprises are rapidly moving ahead with development and deployment of a variety of mobile apps to make their mobile workers more productive, judging by the three stories in Wednesday's issue of FierceMobileIT.
Now that many organizations have the front-end of their mobile applications squared away, it's time for them to look at the back-end of their mobile apps; specifically, mobile analytics.
The Don't Ask, Don't Tell approach to BYOD doesn't work anymore, and a new IBM study confirms that mobile strategy leaders need policies that are well thought-out, documented and communicated.
Smartphone and tablet apps, including popular games like "Angry Birds" are allowing spy agencies such as the National Security Agency to learn more about them, reports The Guardian.
The popular Starbucks mobile app was discovered recently to store credentials in such a way that anyone connecting the phone to a PC can see the passwords and usernames in plain text.
Five leading UK banks – HSBC, First Direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank – have signed up to integrate Vocalink's Zapp mobile payment service into their existing mobile apps, the BBC reports.