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Spotlight: Workflow adds widget to trigger automated iOS tasks

Workflow, an app that automates tasks on iOS devices, has added a shortcut to frequent actions in the iOS notification center, reported Tech Crunch.

Struggling Autodesk looks to enterprise IoT for salvation

In an effort to diversify its customer base in face of large losses, Autodesk has decided to go after the Internet of Things market in a big way, acquiring SeeControl, a developer of an enterprise IoT cloud service platform.

Could Facebook's M fill the gap left by dwindling real-life assistants?

Facebook has revealed mobile digital assistant M. One key differentiator between this tech and its predecessors is how M carries out its processes. While competitors solely on software, Facebook will employ a set of "M trainers" in conjunction with its artificial intelligence software to fulfill every request.

Spotlight: BlackBerry beefs up security on its WatchDox file sync and sharing product

BlackBerry introduced Wednesday updates to its WatchDox file sync and sharing product that improves content management and security for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices.

Gmail to automatically add business travel details to Google Calendar

Google is adding a feature to Gmail that automatically adds events to Calendar based on travel information in emails, Google announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft pushes Cortana open beta testing to Android, squares up against Google Now on its home turf

Microsoft today released an Android public beta for its virtual assistant Cortana, according to a blog post from the company. The release will pit Cortana squarely against Google's own voice-activated assistance offering Google Now.

Sony shows off Aerosense UAVs, links camera to smartphone

Sony showed off a couple of new drones that will become available from its Aerosense joint venture, including one that comes equipped with a lens-type camera and another that can fly up to 106 mph, according to reports. 

Many Apple devices in the enterprise are poorly secured, unmanaged

The latest news to challenge the security bona fides of Apple devices is a survey of 2,249 U.S. workers by Dimensional Research and released Monday by Centrify. The survey found management and security shortcomings when it comes to Apple device use in the enterprise.

Reserve acquires Set for Service, provider of CRM app for restaurants

Reserve, a startup that developed a mobile app for restaurant reservations and payments, has acquired New York-based Set for Service, which offers an iPhone app that enables restaurants to manage customer details and feedback, Reserve announced in a blog post on Friday.

Lenovo-based ZUK launches Z1 smartphone running Cyanogen 12.1 OS

Lenovo-backed ZUK launched on Friday the international version of its Z1 smartphone running the Cyanogen 12.1 mobile operating system, an open-sourced version of Android.