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IT managers are not backing up BYOD policies with actions

Many IT managers are not backing up their BYOD policies with measures to ensure employees comply with the policies.

IDFAs help solve mobile ad revenue generation mystery

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.

Siri, meet Dom: Domino's launches voice-enabled mobile app

A computer-generated voice named "Dom," similar to Apple's Siri, will start taking your mobile device order on the Domino's app Monday, according to the pizza delivery chain, the AP reports.

News Scan: Mobile broadband spectrum auction rules issued; Apple supplier Foxconn shuts down Vietnamese factory; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for May 6, including the FCC finishing up the particulars on its plan to auction the mobile broadband spectrum, Apple supplier Foxconn's shutdown of a factory over nearby protests, a revision in IDC's IT spending forecast due to a mobile slowdown, how China and the EU are driving telecom gear spending and the expected rise in revenue from mobile sports, fitness and activity monitors.

Battery draining? There's an app for that!

If your smartphone seems to lack energy and you find yourself looking for the nearest wall outlet more than you like, the fault may be with your apps--not your phone.

Are you a mobile addict?

Do you launch mobile apps more than 60 times a day? Then you are a mobile addict, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.

BYOD poses hurdles for data backup administrators

The BYOD trend poses a challenge for data backup administrators because there are many mobile device types to deal with and connectivity is often intermittent, explains freelance tech writer Brien Posey in a TechTarget article.

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.

GM's Chevrolet tops automakers in mobile paid search

GM's Chevrolet was the top auto maker in mobile paid search based on Google impressions in January and February, followed by Chrysler's Dodge in second and Toyota in third, according to the last stats from Kantar Media's AdGooroo.

News Scan: New spectrum licensing models coming; PayPal leads lackluster mobile wallet race; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/5 including: new spectrum licensing paradigms become more common to help out shortage, PayPal's lead in the lackluster mobile wallet market, the reign of tablets as the main reason for the success of smart connected devices in the U.K., CommScope as top wireless DAS gear vendor and the growth of the TD-LTE RAN market.