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  • Are iPhones the New International Currency?

    When traveling to a foreign country, the exchange rate may not always be in your favor, but your iPhone is as good as gold -- and with the markup you can charge, it may be better than gold.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 Feb. 14 16:10
  • BYOD Became the 'New Normal' in 2013

    CIOs have had eventful year when it comes to BYOD. Concerns over hidden costs, employee privacy and corporate data security gave way to convenience. However, mobile device management vendors stepped in to help IT sell the concept of compliance and lawyers and the National Labor Relations Board jumped to the aid of employees smacked with draconian BYOD policies.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige19 Dec. 13 19:55
  • IT buyers starting to look a lot like consumer shoppers

    A survey of 1000 business and IT decision makers shows a blurring line between the business-to-business and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales process. That is, technology buyers are starting to resemble mall shoppers.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige26 Nov. 13 19:08
  • Has the Time for Smartwatches Arrived (or Is It Too Late for Watches)? Senior Writer Tom Kaneshige attended a wearable technology show yesterday and stared a bevy of smartwatches in the face. Today, he ponders whether anyone needs one of these trendy devices to know what time it is -- or maybe that's not the point.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige22 Nov. 13 21:35