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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.

BYOx and the underpants strategy

Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is an all-encompassing concept that goes beyond BYOD policies that are mainly aimed at employee-owned smartphones and tablets in the workplace. Driven by the evolution of wearable technology, EMM includes smart watches, glasses, shoes and even underpants--should it come to that.

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.