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Secretly take a photo of the snoop trying to access your Android with Lookout
Apple clarifies new Advertising Identifier, a non-personal UDID replacement, in iOS 6

"Bring Your Own Device" Evolving From Trend to Requirement

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Here’s an unexpected twist in the growing trend at companies that support employees who bring their own devices to the office: By 2017, more than half of companies will require their employees to supply their own devices on the job. The finding comes in a new report from Gartner containing...
"Bring Your Own Device" Evolving From Trend to Requirement

Forrester: Windows 8 Will Just "Stop The Shrinking" - Won't Take Hold Until 2014

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Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett predicts that Microsoft’s Windows 8 will get off to a slow start in 2013, but will take hold in 2014. Windows 8, Gillett argues, will keep Microsoft relevant on the PC, but it will remain “simply a contender in tablets, and a distant third in...
Forrester: Windows 8 Will Just "Stop The Shrinking" - Won't Take Hold Until 2014

Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year

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We've all done it. You step out on the street after paying for your coffee at Starbucks or handing the cab driver a tip. Your first natural inclination is to reach in to your pocket, dig out your cellphone and call somebody and say, "hey, I'm on my way." But...
Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year
Ballmer flashes his Surface tablet in an effort to woo Windows 8 app developers
Remotium embeds your work computer into your phone, curing BYOD headaches

FUD alert: 72% of all Android apps on Google Play access permissions they shouldn't

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Just days after the last mobile security report that emphasized Android malware is up 580 percent, here’s another one that should make you more worried than you need to be. The 14-page report from security firm Bit9 is titled “Pausing Google Play: More Than 100,000 Android Apps May Pose Security...
FUD alert: 72% of all Android apps on Google Play access permissions they shouldn't
Box To Start Paying Developers Based On App Usage

Gotomeeting brings web conferences to the iPad

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The headlines today about the opening of the iPad App Store focus mostly on media applications like Netflix, but there are cool work tools for the device too. For example, I spend hours every week using Citrix Online’s Gotomeeting web conferencing service — and now it’s available for the iPad....
Gotomeeting brings web conferences to the iPad
IAB study: mobile video isn't really all that mobile, after all

BYOD: There is no stopping employees' devices on your network

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It used to be the IT department's answer was always no when an employee asked to use a personal device for work. IT often felt the risk was far too great to the company's network security to allow this. Insider (registration required)...
BYOD: There is no stopping employees' devices on your network

Study: Protecting Corporate Data at Rest is Hard When It Rests on Your Phone

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Two reasons many security engineers have proclaimed "endpoint security" dead have to do with the inversion of forces in the network. First, conventional endpoints like the PC are no longer the targets of malicious actors, they're the agents. And second - a fact which is no longer in dispute -...
Study: Protecting Corporate Data at Rest is Hard When It Rests on Your Phone

Bring your own device? Still the company's responsibility

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Bring your own device has its advantages but personal devices may place data at risk and the onus is on companies, not employeesThe information commissioner published data protection guidance for bring your own device (BYOD) this month after a YouGov survey showed that nearly half of British employees use their...
Bring your own device? Still the company's responsibility
Bluebox Raises $9.5M From Andreessen Horowitz & Others For A Stealthy, Disruptive Mobile Security Solution
Small businesses: Stop thinking you're immune to a mobile hack

Why charities should be using mobile phones to connect with donors

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Charities who allow regular giving by SMS can communicate with their supporters in a more cost-effective and direct wayMobile is a hot topic in fundraising right now and with very good reason. The majority of UK charities are fundraising in a tough and competitive environment. Many charities rely heavily on...
Why charities should be using mobile phones to connect with donors

Do You Use Your Personal iDevice Or Android For Work? Please Take Our Short Survey

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Does your company let you use your iPhone for work? Or your iPad or your Android phone? If so, did your employer download security software on your personal device? Has it made your lfe better or worse? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we'd love to hear...
Do You Use Your Personal iDevice Or Android For Work? Please Take Our Short Survey

Microsoft set for Windows 8 launch

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Software for PCs, tablet computers and smartphones seen as attempt to compete in Apple- and Google-dominated marketMicrosoft is set to unveil a radical overhaul of its flagship Windows computer software in a bid to regain ground on rivals Apple and Google.The technology giant will launch Windows 8 at a press...
Microsoft set for Windows 8 launch

Is the iPhone Still More Personal than Professional?

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According to recent data analysis from mobile analytics firm Localytics, iPhone application usage peaks in the evenings and on weekends and is much lower during the hours of a typical business day. From this, the firm concludes that the iPhone is still primarily a personal gadget as opposed to one...
Is the iPhone Still More Personal than Professional?
Armor5 pulls in $2M for its novel approach to the BYOD problem
How health organizations can tackle integration challenges

The future of streaming video - four predictions for 2013

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Last week’s multi-year licensing agreement bombshell between Disney and Netflix was a capper to an already dynamic year for streaming media. Clearly we’re at an exciting crossroads, fueled by “make-ups and break-ups” that constantly reshape the industry. Given the activity of the last four quarters, here are a few things to look...
The future of streaming video - four predictions for 2013

A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

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For those of you just joining us for this adventure, you should know that I’m taking part in a real-life experiment in which I’m using an iPhone 4S for a week exclusively as my one and only smartphone. You should know, for context, that I generally use Android devices, having...
A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

This Simple Trick Prevents People From Seeing What Websites You Visit On Your iPad

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Your iPad is a very personal device that holds a ton of sensitive information. Every now and then, to protect your privacy, you should clear out the browsing information stored on your iPad. If you don't want others to know what you've been looking at on your iPad all day,...
This Simple Trick Prevents People From Seeing What Websites You Visit On Your iPad

Western Union targets emerging markets with mobile money service

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Mobile payments is a hot trend these days, and it’s arguably taken off considerably faster in developing markets where consumers rely on cell phones probably more than any other personal device.While it seems like Western Union, that old mainstay of wire transfers, just got into the e-commerce game with an...
Western Union targets emerging markets with mobile money service

Will Election 2012 deliver a mobile ad breakthrough?

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The campaign for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will spend big dollars this summer to deliver ads to voters’ iPhones and iPads. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the Romney team will deliver mobile ads in swing states that complement the ones that appear on TV. The report (sub.req’d)...
Will Election 2012 deliver a mobile ad breakthrough?

Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

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A mobile phone is an inherently personal device. Given the hours that we spend using them each day, most of us have gone to the trouble to personalise our phone to some degree; not just in terms of apps, and layout, but often also design too. MyColorscreen is a website-cum-social-network...
Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

More than 6 out of 10 companies approve of personal device use for work

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CompTIA's second annual Trends in Mobility study found that 64% of companies allow, or mandate, the use of employee-owned devices, with most stating that improving productivity is the main driver....
More than 6 out of 10 companies approve of personal device use for work

What's next for BYOD?

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming, invitation-only Mobile Summit, April 1-2 in Sausalito, Calif. Explore more stories in the Mobile Summit Debate series. This is a guest post by Cimarron Buser, vice president of business development at Apperian. Many companies have begun...
What's next for BYOD?
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