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  • The BYOD debate is not over

    While a recent U.S.-based poll of 375 IT professionals showed the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) fad is fading, there's new evidence showing that BYOD still has plenty of life.

    Written by Matt Hamblen18 July 15 00:00
  • Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

    When discussing the ongoing revitalization efforts in Detroit, it's hard to miss the name Dan Gilbert. The founder of Quicken Loans, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a Detroit native himself, Gilbert's investment firms have funded dozens of tech startups in the city and turned its defunct old buildings into shiny new workspaces that look like Silicon Valley transplants.

    Written by Colin Neagle30 June 15 00:50
  • Does Fortinet's Meru buy mean we're in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?

    Cybersecurity firm <a href="http://www.fortinet.com/press_releases/2015/fortinet-announces-agreement-to-acquire-meru-networks.html">Fortinet's purchase last week of wireless network manufacturer Meru Networks</a> for $44 million is the second major acquisition of a Wi-Fi hardware vendor in three months and, potentially, the start of a broader pattern.

    Written by Jon Gold05 June 15 06:14
  • Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

    The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

    Written by Matt Hamblen17 July 14 02:57
  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 June 14 09:47
  • LG's new G3 smartphone: Simpler is better

    LG Electronics emphasized a simpler user experience during its unveiling of the new G3 smartphone that could prove to be a lot more than marketing noise.

    Written by Matt Hamblen28 May 14 07:24
  • Microsoft's money pit: Surface has lost $1.2bn

    Microsoft has lost more than $1.2 billion so far on its Surface tablet business, an expensive experiment that makes tomorrow's revelations of new hardware an important milestone for the "devices" side of its corporate-refashioning strategy.

    Written by Gregg Keizer19 May 14 21:35
  • Are iPads Making the Grade on College Campuses?

    Apple has made a big push to get iPads in the hands of college students -- and productivity apps such as iWork and now Office for iPad are helping. But one university professor says tablets 'fall far short' of meeting the prerequisites for serious college coursework.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige16 May 14 06:58
  • BlackBerry is laser-focused on the enterprise with BES10

    After encountering problems last year selling its newest smartphones, BlackBerry has shifted to a stronger focus on the enterprise, especially through distribution of its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 mobility management client software.

    Written by Matt Hamblen09 May 14 04:48
  • Google aims for purity with Android Silver

    If you haven't heard of Android Silver -- assuming it's real -- yet, it's because it's not been officially announced by Google.

    Written by Matt Hamblen02 May 14 20:28
  • 8 Tips to Improve Mobile Collaboration

    Mobile computing and workplace collaboration experts offer advice on how you can boost communication and productivity among your mobile employees.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff01 May 14 04:11
  • Microsoft Surface Mini seems likely to ship soon

    Microsoft may be prepping to ship a mini version of its Surface tablets within a month, based on an Amazon.com listing for a case custom made for the device.

    Written by Tim Greene25 April 14 04:09
  • USB Type-C: Simpler, faster and more powerful

    The next generation of USB cables, the Type-C, will offer faster data streams, an increased ability to power devices, and better ease of use.

    Written by Brian Nadel15 April 14 21:09
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