Northbridge Financial, a commercial property and casualty insurance management firm based in Toronto, wanted to update its legacy claims processing system. The company opted to use the Encircle platform, a suite of mobile productivity tools for claims adjusters and policyholders, and to run the platform on BlackBerry's new Android-powered PRIV smartphone.
Despite Windows 10 Mobile's rocky start, yet another manufacturer has signed up to make a smartphone running the mobile operating system. The manufacturer is none other than VAIO, the former laptop unit of Sony that is now owned by Japan Industrial Partners, which just launched its VAIO Phone Biz.
To help enterprises address the exploding demand for mobile apps, Couchbase on Thursday unveiled the latest version of its mobile app development platform, Mobile 1.2.
Business users have the highest risk of being infected with mobile malware because of the apps they use and their behaviors, according to a report by Kaspersky Lab and Allot Communications.
Trimble unveils its TrimFleet Mobile Connect, an Android-based app that provides auto-status technology throughout the ready mix concrete delivery cycle.
Apple is making its popular Mac email client Airmail available on the iPhone.
Microsoft is providing apps and other technology for free to help the precinct officials of the Iowa caucuses being held on Monday report the results in a timely fashion.
Jolla, the Finnish firm that is developing the Sailfish mobile operating system, has confirmed that it is closing down its effort to make a tablet based on the mobile OS and refunding money to backers who contributed funds through the company's Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns in late 2014 and early 2015.
Landesk has added a mobile security suite, which includes secure mobile email, app rapping and secure mobile browsing, to its endpoint management and security product offerings.
Gone are the days of manually collecting data from each animal on the farm. The world of wearable technology for livestock is growing, and Modern Farmer recently outlined five wearable device that dairy farmers could attach to their cows to better track vital data like health, location and even the presence of predators that could harm them.