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Mozilla unveils low-cost smartphone to rival high-end options

In a bet that consumers want mobile devices with smartphone functionality without paying a premium for high-end models like the iPhone 5S or Samsung Galaxy S5, Mozilla unveiled the cheapest smartphone on the market at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 23.

Banks should brace for massive DDoS attacks this year, warns Ovum

Banks will face increasing massive-scale DDoS attacks from hacktivists in addition to the smaller scale DDoS attacks used by cybercriminals to distract IT teams from detecting theft, predicts market research firm Ovum.

Mobility needs to be central to insurance industry's IT modernization, says Ovum

Increasing customer empowerment, the increasing use of mobile capabilities and minimal economic growth in developed countries are making it imperative for insurers to embrace customer-centricity, says research firm Ovum.

Enterprise mobile is becoming a core business platform, says Ovum analyst

Enterprise mobile is moving from a niche tool to a core business platform, observed Kevin Noonan, research director for public sector technology at Ovum.

Asia-Pacific to lead the way for mobile VoLTE

The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.

UK mobile operator EE shifts 4G LTE network into high gear

Mobile operator EE said it is doubling the speed of its 4G LTE network in 12 U.K. cities starting on Wednesday.

SAP takes home gold for best BYOD program at BYOX awards

Ovum has awarded enterprise software giant SAP an "A+" for its internal BYOD program at the research firm's first annual BYOX Strategy awards.

Canadian firms pick up the pace on BYOD, social media use

Canadian businesses have picked up the pace on allowing employees to bring their own devices to work and to use social media, according to a survey conducted by Ovum on behalf of Dimension Data Canada.

Ovum selects KT's MoCa mobile payment alliance as most innovative telco service offering

Ovum Research selected the KT MoCa alliance, which involves firms ranging from banks and retailers to mobile payment technology providers, as the most innovative telco service offering of December.

Gartner: The age of the 'personal analytic assistant' is fast approaching

By 2016, a full 70 percent of business intelligence vendors will offer natural-language and spoken word capabilities for their mobile BI applications, leading to the age of the "personal analytic assistant," predicted research firm Gartner.