Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Tuesday, Dec. 9, including Facebook bringing its search engine to mobile devices, Walgreens launching mobile app for constant medical advice, smartphone shipments surging 6.1 percent in Western Europe, conservative banks making foray into mobile payments and enterprises showing increased interest in mobile enterprise apps.
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.
It's no secret that the mobile market is transforming the enterprise. Here are 10 things that CIOs need to know to master enterprise mobility.
More than one-third of organizations reportedly lack a formal mobility plan. Here are steps every CIO can take to ensure their IT departments are building a successful enterprise mobile strategy.
HP is rolling out a new partner ecosystem that will leverage each company's respective strengths to help businesses build and integrate end-to-end mobile solutions that bridge the gap between consumer and enterprise experiences.
AT&T Mobility unveiled an enterprise-focused application programming interface program enabling customers, wholesale collaborators and solution providers to leverage the operator's network capabilities to create and deploy new mobile applications.
The number of large enterprises launching their own app mobile stores is on pace to grow at double-digit rates through 2018, according to a new ABI Research forecast.
AT&T is working to make more of its API catalog available to enterprises so that business customers can then develop products and capabilities that will benefit their customers. This new API initiative will be unveiled in early 2014.
IBM, Accenture, and Infosys are the leading providers of enterprise mobility services, according to "The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 2013" report.
Microsoft's Windows Phone has passed BlackBerry to become the third most popular smartphone platform in the U.S., behind Android and iOS, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.