Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 12/10 including: Apple's new patent for curved devices, mid-range smartphones' new powerful chip, the latest from Linux, stats on mobile vs PC browsing and the huge boost the smartwatch market will see through 2018.
Mobile devices offer "significant opportunities" for online search and directories providers in Australia, judges Frost & Sullivan.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/9 including: the mindset surrounding the culture of mobile shopping, the downsides to security concerning Amazon's proposed delivery drones, the increased interest in mobile apps by IT pros, the problem with deploying policies and structuring rules later and AT&T's attempt to save money for those who pay for their own mobile devices.
Mobile health will be a top area of growth in the healthcare market next year, according to a survey of 1,835 healthcare executives conducted by Frost & Sullivan.
Mobile sales surged 43 percent year-over-year on Black Friday, accounting for 21.8 percent of total online sales, according to the latest stats from IBM.
A majority of employees who work at companies that have BYOD policies primarily use their personal device as their work device, according to an online survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Deloitte.
A single BYOD policy may be insufficient to address the variety of issues raised by the flood of employee-owned mobile devices into the enterprise, which Juniper Research forecasts will exceed one billion by 2018.
Two-thirds of IT executives say they are either very or extremely concerned about mobile malware, viruses and spyware infecting their networks, and a similar percentage is at least very concerned about corporate data leakage from mobile devices, according to a survey of 213 U.S. IT managers conducted by Forrester Research on behalf of security firm Lookout.
A new study on BYOD practices finds that mobile devices are so common in the workplace that a majority of employees believe they will replace the company-sponsored phone within five years.
The mobile business intelligence products are beginning to take hold in the enterprise, according to a new report by Forrester Research.