With $37 billion in assets under management, privacy equity firm Warburg Pincus is looking to invest in mobile firms in a range of industries and has tapped mobility specialist Dinesh Moorjani to identify mobile opportunities.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for March 4, including how Sprint upcharged federal spy agencies, wireless smart pills in the healthcare industry, the way Travelocity is adapting to different platforms, the use of indoor location technology outside of the retail industy and the smartphone kill-swtch bill introduced to Congress.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Feb. 25, including where Facebook gets it's referrals from, future destinations for BBM, the movement to reducing device subsidies, an entrepreneur's new wirelss connection technology and what obstacles still stand in the way of small cells.
Mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem, with stalling rates that range between 40 percent and 73 percent of all videos played in the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia, according to a study by web browser firm Opera, OpenSignal and On Device Research.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 2/21 including: the rapid increase in global digital content spending, Alcatel-Lucent and Red Hat's new alliance, the future of streaming music-enabled car infotainment systems, mobile news sites in the U.K. have success and why it is thought that network infrastructure is so important to the workforce management software market.
Quick rundowns on the latest mobile IT for Friday, 2/14 including: why retailers are making a fuss over the acquisition of mobile startups, heart-rate monitors and sports devices will continue to run the wearables market, why the creator of Flappy Bird has retired his wings and his addictive game, who Verizon is targeting with its M2M initiatives and what the expected legalization of mobile gambling in U.S. states will do for the industry.
Security and functionality gaps exist in beacon deployments at retailers and other early adopters, warns Mobiquity Labs.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wed, Feb. 12 including: leaks from the rumor mill on Windows Phone 8.1, the possibility of converged computing platform iAnywhere that combines PC and mobile device functionality, the different keys to success for Android and iOS-powered smartphones, how mobility is changing the workplace landscape and (thank goodness) Taco Bell's new mobile-ordering app.
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Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/31 including: what NFL Now is doing to create a more personalized fan experience for football junkies on mobile devices, the question of data recovery now that more personal devices are used in the workplace, an Android app coming out of Rutgers that lets mobile users know when an app is tracking their location, mobile firm Inq shuts down the business and the launch of Facebook's Paper app which provides easily accessed news to consumers.