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While there are pitfalls to Bring Your Own Device programs that CIOs need to be wary of, workers who use their own smartphones and tablets on the job tend to be more responsive. BYOD also helps in recruitment and getting new hires up to speed quickly.
The explosive success of the social networking service Pinterest wouldn't have been possible without the easy scalability of the Amazon cloud services, an executive for Pinterest said.
How one company is taking a tool ostensibly designed for consumers--the Apple TV--and turning it into a useful business tool.
More than two-thirds of technology insiders believe that paying with smartphones will overtake cash and credit card payments by 2020, according to a survey.
The cumbersomely named Aternity Mobile Frontline Performance Intelligence software lets IT groups deconstruct mobile apps running live on iOS and Android devices and uncover bottlenecks, glitches, and a whole lot of other pain points for enterprise mobile users.
Mocana's Mobile App Protection (MAP) product lets IT administrators add a security layer to mobile apps without requiring source code access or writing any code themselves. On Tuesday, Mocana updated MAP to add iOS support.
CloudOn's app lets you use the Windows version of Microsoft Office on your iPad. Version 2.0 of the app adds the ability to store those Office documents on your Box.net account.
A new app puts blueprints with Apple's tablet, allowing construction managers and architects to leave the thick bundles of paper behind and distribute updated plans without the hassle of reprinting.
After weeks of rumors of a pending reorganization, Yahoo announced this morning that the company is laying off about 2000 workers.
The update to the database software line includes new themes and starter solutions aimed at helping users create eye-catching databases. Other features include new file management tools and new free versions of FileMaker's iOS apps.
Looks like you can't teach a new iPad old Smart Covers. Elsewhere, HP shareholders want to know why everything it can do Apple can do better, BlackBerry lets the homefront slip through its fingers, and the iPhone might soon get all the G's.
There's a growing market for iPhone- and iPad-based card-swiping systems, like those offered by Square. PayPal recently announced that it's launching its own card reader and app for iOS; it joins a sector that also includes big players like VeriFone’s Payware and Intuit’s GoPayment. We survey the field.
Apple's new iPad arrived Friday and will almost certainly start showing up in the workplace this week. While this month's buzz has been mainly focused on Apple's...