If you're an IT professional and are nervous about the influx of wearable technology in the workplace and the security and management implications that come with that, you're not alone, according to a poll of 288 IT workers by Ipswitch.
As more people buy smartwatches and bring them into the enterprise, these same devices could pose significant security risks. HP's Fortify security unit tested 10 different smartwatches and found that all of them were vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Wearables will become a main staple for enterprises and industrial work settings by 2020, according to a report by research firm Tractica.
Excited to use an Apple Watch in the workplace? It could cost you and your employer dearly, if the data on your watch isn't secured.
While consumers seem unimpressed by wearables such as Google Glass, enterprises are finding many use cases for these devices. One company that has stepped up to the plate in providing apps for wearables is the enterprise software giant SAP.
A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.
More than half of mobile health and fitness app users plan to use wearables to track their health, according to a survey of 1,000 app users by mobility firm Mobiquity.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 11/21 including: the continued growth of Windows Phone's reputation in the enterprise, voice over LTE jump in SBC deployments, advice to U.S. banks when speaking on mobility, why you shouldn't buy a smartwatch for a holiday gift and the increase of car shipments with safety/security telematics.
Demand for wearable mobile devices is expected to spur shipments of flexible displays, according to the latest stats from ABI Research.
App-enabled smartwatch shipments are forecast by Juniper Research to reach 36 million units by 2018, up from one million in 2013.