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Infographic: Laptop rules as device of choice for mobile workers

The laptop is still the device of choice for a majority of mobile workers, according to an infographic prepared by Forbes magazine based on various studies.

Business travelers rejoice: Visa mobile service will reduce declined transactions by 30%

While credit card companies and banks are trying to prevent fraud, their practice of not automatically approving purchases made far from a person's home can be frustrating for business travelers. Visa is coming to the rescue with Visa Mobile Location Confirmation, a mobile service that uses a smartphone's location technology to verify the credit card user's location.

IBM's z13 mainframe--An essential mobile tool?

When you think IBM mainframe, you don't immediately think "mobile." But according to Big Blue, it is the first mainframe that can process trillions of transactions in the mobile economy securely.

Bluetooth connection between smartwatches, smartphones puts enterprise data at risk

The rapid growth of wearable devices and their imminent entry into the workplace poses challenges for IT departments, not the least of which are security issues.

Data on mobile holiday shopping trends: Apple vs Droid, phones vs tablets

A study commissioned by Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting shoppers with local retailers, breaks down the mobile shopping preferences of inividuals.

40% of U.S. employees use BYOD devices at work; many don't tell their employer

A full 40 percent of U.S. employees at large enterprises use personally owned devices at work, according to a survey of 4,300 U.S. adults conducted by Gartner.

Apple, Samsung platforms key to use of smartphone accessories in healthcare

Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.

Security concerns continue to hold back mobile payments

For Apple Pay and other mobile payments products, the task is to overcome consumer reluctance to use mobile payments because of security concerns.

Infographic: FDA's multi-layer regulatory structure for mobile medical apps

Despite the security and privacy risks that mobile apps pose for medical use, the Food and Drug Administration is "leading the way in defining a regulatory path for mobile medical apps", explains an infographic from high-tech product design and development consultancy Sagentia.

Running late for a meeting? No problem

Are you running late for a company meeting because of traffic? Well, if you have a Pebble smartwatch, you can let your colleagues know without taking out your iOS or Android smartphone and risking an accident.