You may remember when LG got caught red-handed spying on viewers via Smart TVs, so you might think this a story on the same activity in other brands. But this story is about Smart TVs that collect voice data--from things you say near your TV at home or at the office.
To address IT security worries about Android devices, enterprise mobility management vendor Good Technology and Android smartphone maker Samsung Tuesday unveiled Tuesday Good for Samsung KNOX, a mobile security container and app ecosystem for Android devices.
Oracle and Samsung are teaming on mobile cloud services, reports the Korea Times, quoting sources familiar with the discussions.
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The Open Interconnect Consortium and the AllSeen Alliance are both generating traction in a quest to become the primary IoT standard.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 7, including M2M adopters using analytics to handle huge amounts of data, Reddo getting $4.25 million to make desktop Windows app mobile, Facebook buying voice-recognition startup Wit.ai, Apple gaining smartphone market share at the expense of Samsung and Kellogg's, Walgreens and Microsoft's part in mHealth.
Security remains a concern for companies considering or implementing a BYOD program. One solution to improve the security of mobile devices is biometrics, the use of human characteristics, such as fingerprints, for identification.
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