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  • Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

    A consumer protection group in China is suing Samsung Electronics and a Chinese vendor for placing too many preinstalled apps on phones, and is demanding that the whole smartphone industry eschew bloatware.

    Written by Michael Kan03 July 15 16:28
  • Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show you

    Shazam is releasing a new version of its music recognition app that lets users connect with artists they like and see what songs they've searched for using its service.

    Written by Zach Miners30 June 15 13:50
  • Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

    Uber is adding to its mapping smarts by acquiring technology used by Microsoft's Bing Maps, and has hired roughly 100 Microsoft employees who work on image collection and data analysis.

    Written by Zach Miners30 June 15 08:04
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  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
  • Secure location sharing with smartphone app

    Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

    Written by Nick Barber12 July 13 19:45
  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

    Written by Nick Barber22 Jan. 13 18:49
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  • When it comes to mobile apps, IT is ‘slow, poor and weak'

    When 80 percent of employees say mobile technology is critical for getting their job done, but the same number say they haven't asked their IT department for the apps they need because they don't think they'd get what they need, that's a sure sign of trouble.

    Written by Mary Branscombe24 June 15 23:24
  • How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments

    Last week, at the Wearable World Congress in San Francisco, executives from Capital One, MasterCard and PayPal participated in an animated discussion about the future of mobile payments and explained why wearable technology is an important part of their companies' game plans.

    Written by Al Sacco29 May 15 23:41
  • This isn't your father's enterprise software

    When Patrick Benson joined Ovation Brands back in September 2013, he was given a tall order: modernize an array of legacy IT systems that could no longer keep up with the restaurant-chain conglomerate's business processes.

    Written by Katherine Noyes14 March 15 01:23
  • Rebuilt Mobile Apps Help SeaWorld Make a Splash

    After three years of poring over how customers used its first mobile app, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment recently rolled out a new set of apps designed to engage park visitors with a more personalized, interactive experience.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt12 Aug. 14 05:42
  • CIO 100 Winners Turn Analytics Into Money-Making New Products

    This year's CIO 100 honorees collectively spent more than $502 million on their technology projects, and many of the winning efforts focus on using advanced analytics to create new sources of revenue, improve customer experience and increase competitive advantage.

    Written by Stephanie Overby31 July 14 07:41

Whitepapers about mobile applications

  • VMware view mobile secure desktop on vblock systems

    This whitepaper discusses the reasons and trends that are encouraging more companies to move towards implementing virtual desktops throughout their organisations. • Users are increasingly using smartphones and tablets to access enterprise applications • The reasons for the trends toward virtual desktop is threefold • Securing data, managing devices, and offering a rich end-user experience are top priorities

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