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MobileIron adds Apple macOS features to its enterprise mobility management tools

MobileIron launched its Apple Release that will integrate the macOS and add zero day compatibility support for iOS 11, which will launch in September. special feature Securing Your Mobile Enterprise Mobile devices continue their march toward becoming powerful productivity machines. But they are also major security risks if they aren’t managed properly. We look at the latest wisdom and best… Read more →

US House approves bill to advance autonomous car testing

Companies working on autonomous vehicles include Ford, Waymo, Tesla, Baidu, General Motors and Uber. Photography by: photojo Technology companies and automakers alike are making major investments to put autonomous vehicles on the road, but the patchwork of rules that govern US roads will have to be updated before driverless cars become a common sight. The US House on Wednesday took… Read more →

Amazon to open store-in-store concept inside some Kohl’s locations

Amazon has a new deal with retail chain Kohl’s to sell its branded devices within designated “experience spaces” inside of select Kohl’s stores. The department store chain said it will open 1,000-square-foot so called Amazon Smart Home Experience areas in 10 of its locations. The store-within-a-store will offer gadgets such as the Echo voice-activated smart speaker device and the Fire… Read more →

What’s what with T-Mobile’s ‘free’ Netflix plan

4G, 5G. OMG! When your smartphone rocks but your network sucks New innovations shown at MWC for mobile handsets appear promising, but the key issue that seems to be ignored is 4G over-subscription. Read More T-Mobile‘s new “Netflix On Us” offers its unlimited data family plan customers free Netflix accounts. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 12, qualifying T-Mobile One customers can activate… Read more →

Accenture snaps up IBB Consulting

Accenture said Wednesday that it plans to acquire Philadelphia-based consulting firm IBB Consulting. Like most of Accenture’s purchases, financial terms were not disclosed. Accenture describes IBB as “convergence specialists” for broadband, media, mobile and technology companies. The consulting giant plans to use IBB to bolster its services for communications and media companies, and expand its expertise surrounding network infrastructure, software,… Read more →

Microsoft’s Azure App Service developer platform now available on Linux

Microsoft is making its Azure App Service generally available on Linux as of today, September 6. Credit: Microsoft Azure App Service is Microsoft’s cloud application development, update, and hosting service. It enables developers to create cloud apps for a variety of web and mobile clients. The Industry Cloud: Why It’s Next Read More Microsoft initially launched Azure App Service in… Read more →

WhatsApp eyes enterprise growth in Brazil

Instant messaging app WhatsApp is looking to build on its popularity in Brazil to grow its footprint within the enterprise space. Brazilian bank Itaú, the 10th largest bank in the world by market value, is the most significant local organization to adopt the Business version of the app, currently being tested with a limited pool of users. The bank plans… Read more →

Oracle proposes production, distribution changes to Java SE

Oracle on Wednesday is proposing some changes to the ways Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) is produced and distributed, designed to make life easier for developers. The software giant is also proposing a new release model for the popular development and application platform. “Developers expect more frequent release cycles and flexible licensing,” Donald Smith, senior director of product management… Read more →

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

The vast co-created commons of the Internet have long been seen as a way for the connected and motivated to learn on their own. However, as digital has fundamentally changed how we find knowledge and share information with each other, it has also steadily shifted the landscape of learning itself: The typical person today is far more likely to reach… Read more →

Siemens, HP roll out 3D printing integration partnership

Siemens and HP have formed a partnership that revolves around 3D printing technology and integrating product development and manufacturing software. Under the partnership, HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing systems will be integrated with Siemens’ NX software platform. Siemens NX module for HP’s 3D printing systems were also certified. The two companies will also collaborate on roadmaps. Siemens also has… Read more →

Lenovo bounces back in Brazil

Lenovo has started to show an improvement in its Brazilian business after some years of hardship in the country. The company has posted 1,3 percent growth in net profit, reaching R$1,5 billion ($480 million). Administrative and commercial spending has decreased by 41,4 percent to R$242,8 million ($77,7 million), while other expenses shrunk by 75,2 percent to R$93,7 million ($29,9 million)…. Read more →