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.
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.
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.
A study commissioned by Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting shoppers with local retailers, breaks down the mobile shopping preferences of inividuals.
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.
Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.
For Apple Pay and other mobile payments products, the task is to overcome consumer reluctance to use mobile payments because of security concerns.
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.
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.
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.