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Spotlight: Jolla splits, renews focus on Sailfish mobile OS

Finnish firm Jolla announced Tuesday that it will split itself into two businesses – one focused on its Sailfish mobile operating system and the other focused on mobile device hardware.

Cortado unveils new secure mobile iOS printing function for enterprises

Printing for a mobile device is a challenge, particularly in a BYOD workplace. Cortado Mobile Solutions has recently unveiled a secure mobile printing function for workers with iOS devices on any available network printer.

BYOD is not about saving the company money; it's about employee productivity

Mandating BYOD even for employees that need powerful computers makes no sense from any perspective. But allowing BYOD benefits the employees and company.

Infographic: Mobile payment is a top IT investment priority for one-third of banks

More than one-third of banking executives say that IT investment in mobile payments is the most important focus for them from a customer interface perspective, according to data cited in an infographic prepared by CDW.

News Scan: Merchants can provide on-the-go feedback with Yelp app; Jailbroken iPhones vulnerable to eavesdropping malware; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 16, including the latest feature Yelp is providing business owners, how jailbreaking an iPhone affects its security, the ever-increasing mobile transactions market, more and more cell phone users turning to smartphones and the fastest growing mobile device by ownership.

Is a wearable walkie-talkie in your workers' future?

Much of the corporate sector has embraced BYOD practices, but are employers prepared to do the same for wearables? One San Francisco startup says "absolutely" and is marketing a $99 hands-free clip-on device that enables employees to use their cellphone as a two-way radio.

Mobile apps present a 'huge attack surface' for hackers looking to steal corporate data, warns Veracode CTO

Mobile apps present a "huge attack surface" for hackers looking to steal corporate data, notes Chris Wysopal, co-founder and chief technology officer at a session at the Advanced Cyber Security Center's annual conference.

Mobile enterprise collaboration has wrong focus, survey finds

Mobile enterprise collaboration is still immature, focusing more on personal productivity and task efficiency than on larger enterprise needs, according to a survey of more than 1,400 business and IT leaders by enterprise mobile collaboration firm harmon.ie.

US Census Bureau rolls out new EMM system on 1,300 iPhones

The U.S. Census Bureau may still be  looking for a way  to get a leg up on how to manage 1.3 million HTML pages and more than 120,000 PDF files, but that hasn't stopped the agency from deploying a new content management system on its mobile devices.  FedTech  reports the Census Bureau replaced more than 1,300 BlackBerry devices with iPhone 5s handsets preloaded with Fiberlink/IBM's  Maas360  enterprise mobile management system.

Report highlights cyclical nature of enterprise phone activations

A report released this week by Good Technology revealed a number of things about enterprise mobile tech usage during Q2 of this year, including what apps were the most active, what type of app took home the top title, and which device manufacturers saw surprising growth.