Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.
The top news stories for Oct. 29, 2014.
Riddle me this--when is unlimited data not unlimited? Answer: When you throttle it. Sounds like a riddle posed by the Riddler to Batman, but it's actually the argument of the Federal Trade Commission in a lawsuit against AT&T.
AT&T has informed around 1,600 customers that their personal information was compromised when an employee gained unauthorized access to the information in August, Reuters reports, citing a source familiar with the situation.
Federal regulators are going after another wireless carrier for "cramming" bogus third-party charges on to customer bills. This time the target is AT&T.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 2, including the expected spend on mobile ads in the future, a free-to-use OS for the Internet of Things, a new offer from Groupon, a different kind of app from LinkedIn and what AT&T has done to surpass in the mobile wars.
The rise in advanced persistent threats is fueling demand for managed security service providers, a market that Frost & Sullivan forecasts will reach $3.25 billion in 2018, up from $1.81 billion last year.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T account for more than one-third of global LTE subscriptions, which reached 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest stats from Ovum.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Sept. 17, including AT&T and Shell's mobile UC platform deal, Gartner's prediction for the smartwatch and wristband market to "take off," mobile intelligence startup AdBrain launches Synapse platform, financial sector in Middle East to invest heavily in mobile and Chinese spending on commercial fleet telematics to increase.
AT&T and IBM have announced a successful demonstration of automated migration of an active cloud workload over an SDN, suggesting that to move a data center from place to place may soon no longer require people.