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Updated SDK from Soti allows businesses to remotely control Apple mobile devices

Businesses can now remotely control enterprise mobile applications developed for Apple's mobile platform with the latest version of Soti's MobiControl Software Developer Kit for iOS, announced Tuesday.

China approves Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility

Chinese regulatory authorities have approved Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility, paving the way for the deal to close within the week.

Android in enterprises 'severely limited' by weak management support from Google

Market research firm Gartner says adoption of Android tablets and smartphones in large businesses has been "severely limited" because of the complexities of managing the various Android models and versions.

Remains of the Day: Fortunate ones

Apple's fortune is rising, AT&T's inflating a new pool, and if you work at an Apple Store, John Browett would like to shake your hand.

Kickstarter and the future of creative crowdfunding

Kickstarter offers a venue for creative entrepreneurs and small manufacturers to create innovative products that may not have otherwise seen funding. Here's a look at what makes the service so successful, and where it might go in the future.

Five LinkedIn features you may not (but should) know about

If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools.

TechHive: Hands on with Dropbox's new features

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Dropbox added new sharing features this week. Over at the TechHive Beta Blog, Glenn Fleishman offers a guided tour of what's new with Dropbox.

Hands on with Google Drive

Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands on with Google's new Dropbox competitor and cloud storage service, Google Drive.

Are BYOD workers more productive?

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.

Amazon cloud set stage for rapid Pinterest growth

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.

Apple TV finds a home in the meeting room

How one company is taking a tool ostensibly designed for consumers--the Apple TV--and turning it into a useful business tool.

Survey: Paying with smartphones to outpace credit cards by 2020

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.

New software bares iOS, Android app performance problems

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.