Fueled by the desire of an aging population to remain in their homes, the personal emergency response system market is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to experience strong growth, reaching close to $1.5 billion by 2017, up from $1 billion in 2013.
Uber competitor Lyft is going after the corporate market with the launch of Lyft for Work, which enables companies to pay for work-related commuting expenses using an app on the employee's mobile phone.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 13, including the newest iteration of BlackBerry's enterprise platform, the latest investment in a mobile gaming company, how high tablets jumped this quarter, how popular mobile transactions will be and the effect mobility has had in Africa.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 11, including Microsoft making use of the Skype name, Apple gearing up to take over the enterprise, Jawbone's newest products, the effect augmented reality will have across industries and what the outlook is for the consumer location-based services market.
Frequent business travelers take heart--most airports are planning investments in mobile and self-service technology. A full 84 percent of airports surveyed by airport IT services provider SITA plan to invest in mobile applications for passenger services over the next three years.
With most patients owning mobile devices, mobile healthcare promises to revolutionize the industry and shift the balance of power from the doctor to the patient.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 6, including Microsoft revamping its Office apps for iOS, game developers at odds over copyrights, the boost IoT is giving semiconductor, how Africa has moved to mostly mobile and Bluetooth vs. WAN in wearables.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 4, including a team up between Microsoft and Dropbox, Disney streaming service now available on Android, a rock climbing drone that zips to hard to reach places, the potlitical savvy's move to mobile and a new payments system from American Express.
Note-taking and collaboration software provider Evernote has launched a new "Work Chat" function for its enterprise web and mobile applications that enables users to chat about ideas and projects on the Evernote interface, reports TechCrunch.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Nov. 3, including Microsoft getting caught off guard by strong demand for Xim mobile photo-sharing app, BlackBerry adding time messages to its BBM messaging service, GSMA, WHO team to develop Ebola Mobile Response Blueprint, Korean mobile devices exports dip 16.3 percent in October and IoT market to reach $757B this year, says Visiongain.