Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Dec. 1., including mobile overtaking desktop in online shopping for first time, Samsung's mobile chief to remain in job, mobile commerce transactions to reach $197 billion annually by 2019, mobile tech fuels growth in APAC healthcare IT market and telematics service revenues to reach $7.3 billion by 2019.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as over the weekend FierceCIO was flooded with status reports and research findings that all paint a very merry mobile holiday stretch from Thanksgiving, through Black Friday, to Cyber Monday.
The number of Australian mobile commerce customers soared 448 percent over the last three years, according to research prepared by Roy Morgan Research on behalf of the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
The smartphone is transforming how consumers shop, according to an IDC survey of 511 consumers who own smartphones.
Although the nation's retailers reported a disappointing holiday shopping season overall, activity in the m-commerce space continued to grow each year.
As we prepare for our turkey dinners and Black Friday shopping, let's remember to be safe if we are shopping online. Here at FierceITSecurity we observe the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a brief publishing hiatus, returning to your inbox on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Have a great Thanksgiving!
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/19 including: Android's market share growth, the shift between Black Friday and Cyber Friday, the mobility market in the Asia-Pacific to double by 2017, the future of M2M connections and the latest from Linux.
More than two in five of U.S. adults who own a smartphone report they rarely or never use a password to lock their device, according to a survey of 2,041 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive on behalf of identity theft protection firm Experian.
As we approach the holiday season, many of us are going to make gift purchase online while at work. While this is convenient for us, it is not necessarily the best thing in terms of our privacy or our company's security.
Ninety percent of U.S. employees who use a computer, tablet PC or smartphone at work feel their online privacy is threatened, but many persist with actions and attitudes that put their privacy and security at risk, according to a survey by nonprofit IT association ISACA.