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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.

News Scan: Google unveils Android Work platform; Oracle updates integration suite for mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 27, including Google's I/O conference brings native mobile device management and IT controls, Oracle's updated suite makes integration easier, VoLTE expected to grow despite business case, Celtra's AdCreator plans to bring metrics for both in-app and mobile web environments and Thai analysts looking at smartphones to surpass feature phones for the first time this year.

News Scan: Amazon catches Fire; Apple to build 2nd sapphire plant; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 19, including Amazon's unveiling of its new smartphone, Apple investing in sapphire, a new mobile strategy for Chipotle, Boston Medical Center looks to mobility to help workflow and the top dogs in MEMS component suppliers.

News Scan: World Cup viewing--a moveable feast; Amazon to unveil smartphone today; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 18, including 50 percent of World Cup viewers doing so on mobile devices, Amazon's plan to unveil their smartphone today, BlackBerry's deal with Amazon's Appstore, Ringly's 'smart ring' release and the IoT's growth threatens to disrupt connected car market.