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5 hot new enterprise apps: Getting smart with Smartsheet; Lookout app targets IT departments; more

Check out 5 hot new enterprise apps.

BYOD is driving SMB storage market growth, says IDC

The BYOD trend, along with strict regulatory requirements for data retention, is fueling demand for data storage at small and medium-sized businesses, IDC analyst Liz Conner tells PC World.

Running late for a meeting? No problem

Are you running late for a company meeting because of traffic? Well, if you have a Pebble smartwatch, you can let your colleagues know without taking out your iOS or Android smartphone and risking an accident.

News Scan: Venture capitalists grow bullish on mobile tech; Mobile devices causing headaches for courtroom defense teams; more

>> Intel to buy Axxia Networking Business for $650 million Intel agreed this week to drop $650 million in cash to purchase LSI's Axxia Networking Business and its assets. Intel's Rose...

iPhone's biggest security threat could be USB connections

Apple's iPhone may be most vulnerable to malware when connected to a computer, according to IDG News Service.

Report highlights cyclical nature of enterprise phone activations

A report released this week by Good Technology revealed a number of things about enterprise mobile tech usage during Q2 of this year, including what apps were the most active, what type of app took home the top title, and which device manufacturers saw surprising growth.

Enterprise virtual assistant tech may be on the horizon

If Apple and Google get their way, Siri and Google Now might soon vie for attention as your virtual secretary. According to news reports, both smartphone manufacturers are looking at ways connect their virtual assistant technology to enterprise data to give workers a whole new way of accessing company apps and information.

News Scan: Canadian CIOs support BYOD to keep the younger workforce happy; Facebook offers marketers new way to monitor consumer behavior across devices; more

>> Facebook offers marketers new way to monitor consumer behavior across devices Facebook launched a new metrics and reporting feature this week designed to help marketers understand consumer...

The role of mobile tech in treating mental health issues

Arranging a doctor appointment or checking insurance benefits are a couple of low-risk ways patients can engage with the healthcare supply chain via mobile without putting too much of their personal data at risk. Now, the Guardian's  Conor Farrington wonders if mobile technology can also be used to offer people better access to mental health treatment.

News Scan: New Android malware threat snoops SMS messages; Try mobile app development, but don't overthink it

Read the hottest Mobile IT news for Aug. 12, including a new Android threat that eavesdrops on text conversations, the always growing mobile investment space, a few tips to creating a killer enterprise app, a potential triumvirate in the mobile OS world and OpenTable's plan to streamline the restaurant experience using mobility.