Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung, which has surpassed Apple in the smartphone space, now wants to challenge Cupertino in the mobile payments space with its purchase of mobile wallet startup LoopPay.
Smartphone sensor fusion will be a key technology for development of indoor location applications in retail, healthcare and other verticals, judges ABI Research.
Oracle and Samsung are teaming on mobile cloud services, reports the Korea Times, quoting sources familiar with the discussions.
Context-aware services can leverage the mobile devices field service workers carry with them and the data that is generated by those devices and by other sources to improve their performance and better satisfy customers.
A lack of enterprise mobility experience could be preventing you from furthering your career, says Mary Brittain-White, CEO of Retriever Communications.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Jan. 14, including Facebook at Work's pilot debut today, videoconferencing shift toward software-based systems and personal devices, decline of mobile broadband modem shipments, Internet of Things transformative power and the $9 billion revenue value in mobile entertainment.
Proving again that it has shifted its focus to the mobile user, Microsoft announced Thursday that it would offer its offline managed client SDK to the general user base. With the service, users can sync their apps and continue to modify files while they are in unconnected areas.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Dec. 11, including a slew of new MSN apps for iOS, Apple's new flexible tactile display, the expected growth in the Asia-Pacific mobile market, a new partnership with Storm8 and Hasbro and a new productivity app called Workflow.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Tuesday, Dec. 9, including Facebook bringing its search engine to mobile devices, Walgreens launching mobile app for constant medical advice, smartphone shipments surging 6.1 percent in Western Europe, conservative banks making foray into mobile payments and enterprises showing increased interest in mobile enterprise apps.
Mobility is fueling the rapid growth in social business, which is dramatically changing the way we work, says market research firm IDC.