Without a large ecosystem of apps for BlackBerry, consumers are not going to buy BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry CEO John Chen admitted as much in a talk Friday in Palo Alto, Calif.
While the energy, utilities and waste treatment sectors are generally considered conservative when it comes to IT, in fact those sectors lead other industries in the percentage of users logging in to work only with mobile devices.
Microsoft is asking IT admins to nominate up to eight end users to participate in a preview of Skype for Business apps for iOS and Android – up to four for iOS and up to four Android – by this Friday, Aug. 14.
To avoid barriers to collaboration, IT – with the backing of the C-suite – needs to get out in front of BYOD and BYOA and come up with clear policies about which devices will be supported and what apps will be allowed or prohibited. Only with strong BYOD policies can enterprises take full advantage of employees using their personal devices at work.
Yahoo and Data Theorem released Tuesday a new open-source toolkit called TrustKit that enables developers to include secure sockets layer pinning in mobile apps.
Malvertising campaigns are increasingly targeting mobile apps, according to a new report from RiskIQ.
IFTT, a service that triggers actions on apps, launched on Thursday Open Source @ IFTT, making a number open source mobile app development tools available to developers.
IBM is contributing 50 projects related to analytics, mobile and cloud computing to the open source community and opening up a new online resource where developers can find IBM open source projects and look for help with them.
Apple and IBM have released 10 more enterprise mobile apps that work on iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches as part of their MobileFirst for iOS venture. The 10 mobile apps, which employ predictive analytics, include apps for managers of shift workers, field service workers, business travelers, mortgage officers and other workers.
MobileIron and France-based Pradeo have formed a partnership to strengthen the security of mobile apps in the enterprise. With the partnership, MobileIron customers can now use Pradeo's CheckMyApps Service to conduct security checks on the mobile apps installed on their mobile device fleet.