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The BYOD struggle: From writing custom apps to defining security

Companies are grappling with the question of whether and how to let employees use their own smartphones and tablets at work even as a huge push is being made to set up internal "app stores" of approved and custom-built corporate mobile apps.

FuzeMeeting app turns iPad into videoconferencing host

Updated app adds collaborative annotation of documents, cross-compatibility with high-end videoconferencing systems.

Apple revamps iAd terms again

Apple is revamping its iAd mobile advertising service, slashing fees for advertisers and increasing the commissions it pays app developers who opt into the network.

Married to your desk? Five tips for a better relationship

Here's a sobering statistic: With a 40- to 45-hour work week, many Americans spend about 25 percent of the year on the job and 2,000 hours sitting at a desk. A simple workstation tune-up can make you a lot more comfortable.

Yahoo ousts half its board

As part of an ongoing effort to recover from a downward spiral, Yahoo said on Tuesday that four board members, including its chairman, will step down.

Expo Notes: The business of making apps for your business

iOS developer Kyle Richter gave a talk at Macworld | iWorld on how entrepreneurs can expand their business with a mobile app. Here are some highlights from that talk.

Cisco aims Wi-Fi access point at iPad profusion

Cisco Systems developed its latest enterprise access point with corporate bring-your-own-device policies in mind, aiming to give tablets and smartphones strong and consistent performance.

Analysis: Apple forcing IT shops to adapt or die

Many IT departments are struggling with Apple's take-it-or-leave-it attitude, based on discussions last week at MacIT, which is Macworld|iWorld's companion conference for IT professionals.

Expo Notes: LightSpeed's Show & Tell feature has retail appeal

One of the more noteworthy features in LightSpeed for iPad is a Show & Tell capability that lets retailers use the mobile point-of-sale app to display their inventory. Philip Michaels took a look at the recently released iPad app at Macworld | iWorld and came away impressed.

Expo Notes: More work tools for the iPad

Two companies at Macworld | iWorld are touting products that make the iPad a more powerful tools for business.

Expo Notes: Omni Group shows off iPad version of OmniPlan

Project managers rejoice! The Omni Group has announced a full-featured iPad version of its project management software.

Expo Notes: More stuff for the business folks

Yet more proof that Macworld | iWorld isn't all fun and games: New tools for recording meetings, presenting on the iPad, and keeping track of your contacts.

Expo Notes: Crestron offers home and business automation

Crestron lets you automate anything electrical in your home or office and control it all from an iOS device.