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Infographic: Malware was big in 2013

Malware was big in 2013, and began targeting mobile devices in earnest. The top malware threats last year were ransomware, Android malware, the Blackhole exploit kit and PUPs, according to an Infographic put together by security firm Arellia.

Rich shoppers to retailers: Go mobile if you want a piece of me

New research reveals that if retailers want to lure the cream-of-the-crop shoppers, they'd better arm sales associates with mobile devices.

Customers are leaving banks that don't offer mobile banking services

Customers are leaving banks that are not offering mobile banking services, such as balance inquiries and transfers and bill payments through photo imaging, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Special Report: Making BYOD work

Chief information officers and enterprise IT departments face a myriad of challenges when allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices into the work environment. Issues related to management, support, security and access control abound.

News Scan: Mobile drives email use; Google beefs up Android security;

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for April 11, including the rise of the corporate email due to enterprise mobility, Google's attempt to safeguard independent apps, the ineffectiveness of mobile games when staying relevant, wireless making its way into European buildings and the explosion in indoor location installations.

BYOD pits IT staff against employees

The BYOD trend is pitting the IT organization against the company's employees, warns Gartner analyst Chris Silva.

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?

Fleetmatics leverages mobility with new cloud-based field worker platform

Mobility is the focus of Fleetmatics new cloud-based Work platform that enables field service workers to use smartphones and tablets to manage customers, jobs, schedules, invoices and even payment.

BYOD market becoming lucrative opportunity for device makers

Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.

Explosive mobile biometrics growth fueled by mobile transactions

The mobile biometrics market is forecast by TechNavio to see a 156.9 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018. Factors fueling the growth include the use of mobile devices for financial transactions and other security applications.