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Consumers fear wearables privacy loss, unless the price is right

Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.

Wearables in the workplace? Think BYOD

Enterprises need to begin crafting policies in order to harness the productivity benefits of wearables while ensuring that sensitive data is secure and privacy rights protected. These policies should be based on existing BYOD policies, yet take into account some of the unique attributes of wearables.

The shift from wearables to pervasive sensor data

Wearables are sensors dedicated to interpreting you and the world from your perspective. Pervasive sensors, on the other hand, sit in places throughout the environment where they study and respond to you when you're in the vicinity.

6 digital technologies CIOs need to know

CIOs that want to be true strategic partners and lead their organizations to digital transformation need to be abreast of six emerging technologies, according to Gartner.

Wearables are best suited for fast-paced workplaces, says Android developer

Wearables are better suited to a fast-paced workplace than smartphones, argues Jared Banyard, Android developer at Lua.

Wearables in the workplace: How to write an effective BYOx policy

As wearables make their way into the workplace, IT departments must develop new BYOx policies that protect the company and its assets. Joe Siegrist offers advice on what such policies should include.

Is bring-your-own-wearables a good fit for your organization?

BYOD programs are pretty much entrenched in organizations now, but will bring-your-own-wearables be the next IT trend?

News Scan: Wireless LAN on the rise; Indian healthcare goes mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 26, including the ever-growing wireless local area network market share, the Indian healthcare system's mobile prescription, how mobile banking measures up in Europe, the expected revenue for wearables this year and the surge in location-based search growth.

News Scan: Wienermobile mobile app; App developers get mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for June 12, including Oscar Meyer breaking into the social game, how a large portion of software developes are focusing on mobility, the latest trends in mobile for China, the expected growth of tablets in South Africa and what automakers are doing to merge their cars and wearables.

Salesforce plugs into enterprise wearables market with Salesforce Wear

To tap into that growing enterprise wearables market, customer relationship management software giant Salesforce.com is launching Salesforce Wear, CRM software and developer tools for wearable devices.