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Wearable tech to grow 'exponentially' this year, predicts Visiongain

The wearable technology market is expected to grow "exponentially" in revenue and number of devices this year, forecasts market research firm Visiongain.

News Scan: Google Glass for sale on Tax Day; Online travel sites expand mobile offerings; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 14, including a Tax Day release for Google Glass, the future of mobility with travel sites, how Microsoft is squeezing its OS onto tablets, how health insurers might help foot the bill for iWatches and growth in the tablet processor industry.

Is mobility making the web obsolete?

As people abandon their PCs for their mobile devices, will the web--that seemingly permanent phenomena of the digital world--become obsolete, destined to suffer the fate of the telegraph?

News Scan: Google's Glasshole move at PTO; Bad karma for Credit Karma's mobile app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 7, including Google's failure in the patent office, the settlement Fandango and Credit Karma agreed to, the new audience BBM is being marketed to, the increases in U.S. mobile usage and the expected tablet growth in Latin America.

News Scan: Europe to end mobile roaming charges; Most firms to add mobile apps to BYOD devices; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 3, including the European end to the roaming charge, the future of mobile apps on BYOD devices, Thailand's smartphone shipment surge despite political troubles, the rise of the Chromebook and how some publishers hope to use mobile audio ads.

Mobile apps dominate mobile web in terms of consumer device time

Mobile apps, once a novelty for early smartphone adopters, have become the main way that U.S. consumers spend their time on their mobile device.

Report: Cloud reliability critical to app performance

Enterprises deploying and managing mobile applications for customers or employees should be just as concerned with the cloud technology that underpins their applications as they are with the actual applications, indicates a new study.

News Scan: Walmart, Walgreens apps fail on security; Europe moves closer to universal cellphone charger; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for March 27, including how some companies fall short in protecting app user data, Europe's major move toward a universal cellphone charger, the investments banks are putting into mobile banking and the future of mobile data monitoring.

Wanted: Mobile tech strategy

The main takeaway from a Robert Half Technology survey is that more than one-quarter of CIOs still do not have a mobile tech strategy, even though mobility is a reality at most organizations. Deploying mobile technologies without a well thought out strategy is just asking for trouble.

Mobility, social media forcing enterprises to rethink CRM strategy

Increasing adoption of mobility and social media are forcing enterprises to rethink their approaches to customer relationship management and develop new customer strategies, judges Jim Davies, research director at Gartner.