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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
  • 5 reasons you're going to want Apple's next iPhone

    Apple is cooking up such an iPhone upgrade path, with a wave of rumors warning the next iteration will be faster, thinner, and possibly even curvier than before.

    Written by Jonny Evans23 June 15 22:28
  • Wearables for workplace wellness face federal scrutiny

    Federal regulators are weighing reforms to widespread workplace wellness programs that could affect how personal data from consumer-grade fitness bands and smartwatches is kept confidential.

    Written by Matt Hamblen20 June 15 02:25
  • Enterprise mobility slowed by security concerns

    Mobility is marching forward in the enterprise in all sorts of ways, say some 430 companies at MobileIron's user conference in San Francisco this week. Yet they're facing the same stiff hurdle -- namely, security. These were the key highlights of the keynote session, which included a special guest appearance by an Uber executive.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige11 June 15 23:21
  • What Apple News means to publishers, advertisers and you

    Apple is taking a fresh stab at content curation and aggregation with a native mobile app that it will release as part of iOS 9 this fall. The Apple News app will combine and curate articles from more than 50 publications at launch, and it is sure to create another rift between those who create online media, advertisers and the many companies that want to deliver it to online readers.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 15 02:13
  • Enterprise tech a no-show at Google I/O

    A parade of top Google executives cycled on and off the stage for more than two hours yesterday at the company's annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, but because Google is involved in so many projects and markets, the company barely scratched the surface of what it is up to. For example, driverless cars, easily Google's most popular moonshot project, weren't even mentioned until the closing minutes of I/O keynote address. Cloud computing and Google+ weren't mentioned at all. Neither were Google's plans for the enterprise.

    Written by Matt Kapko30 May 15 00:50
  • 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
  • Why is Apple avoiding wireless charging?

    First, the iPhone 6 arrived last year without it. Now, comes the Apple Watch. Same story. Wireless charging seems to be something Apple's going to wait on even as major mobile manufacturers adopt it.

    Written by Lucas Mearian13 March 15 00:26
  • Big move for retail as NZ tech firm shines in Big Apple

    As the passing foot traffic scuttled through Midtown Manhattan, where an estimated 1.6 million pass through each day, nestled in the heart of Times Square a Kiwi retail revolution was taking place.

    Written by James Henderson28 Nov. 14 10:43
  • When it comes to mobile, IT is out of touch

    "I used to be with it, but then they changed what it was. Now what I'm with isn't it and what's it seems weird and scary to me. It'll happen to you!" warned Abraham Simpson - of the Springfield Simpsons - way back in 1996.

    Written by Matt Weinberger29 Oct. 14 02:20
  • 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

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