Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Aug. 22, including Disney targeting "midcore" game players with the new Star Wars mobile game, a 100 percent revenue jump in its enterprise mobility business, the enterprise need for flexible IT services fuels custom app development market, automotive BYOD to reach $26.4B in revenue and how the Samsung smartphone has been recommended twice over Apple.
BYOD is here to stay, and enterprises need to figure out a way to manage the costs associated with a BYOD program. Here are some tips to keep BYOD expenses from getting out of control.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 21, including the potential spin off for PayPal, Pivotal's ascension to the cloud, a proposed Android security framework, how music streaming is boosting revenues and what milestone the worldwide radio access network is reaching.
Blocking or ignoring BYOD can cause employees to take matters into their own hands, resulting in shadow IT that can pose security risks for the enterprise.
While BYOD has increased the productivity of today's workers, it has also introduced a range of security threats, such as malware, direct attacks, data loss or theft and social engineering.
Protecting some of the most personally sensitive information for the most security-conscious government agencies is no small task, and a panel of government healthcare experts said their primary challenge is to balance security with the ease of use that mobility brings.
The latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, August 20, including PayPal rolling out One Touch mobile checkout app, BYOD fueling online video platform market, U.S. and Japan are ready for VoLTE launches this year, Apple and Samsung losing grip on tablet market dominance and IoT pushing wireless connected device installed base to 41B in 2020.
While some headline writers have had fun with the recent California Appeals Court decision about employer phone call reimbursement ("Could Ruling Bring Down BYOD"), an analysis of the court's decision suggests a much more limited impact on BYOD.
Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the smartphone has just edged out the laptop as the top business tool among young entrepreneurs.
Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region are increasingly adopting mobility. However, few of those firms have a clear strategy of how to use mobile devices effectively in the workplace, a survey by IDC finds.