Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Some users will 'kick and scream' at paying with slower chip cards

BlackBerry touts enterprise software sales

BlackBerry touts enterprise software sales

Overall revenues for the first quarter were down significantly, however.

 Apple Watch expected to take a big chunk of smartwatch market

Apple Watch expected to take a big chunk of smartwatch market

The Apple Watch is expected to snag nearly two-thirds of the smartwatch market for all of 2015, according to a new forecast from IDC.

Wearables for workplace wellness face federal scrutiny

Wearables for workplace wellness face federal scrutiny

Federal regulators are weighing reforms to widespread workplace wellness programs that could affect how personal data from consumer-grade fitness bands and smartwatches is kept confidential.

Wearables and company wellness programs go hand-in-hand

Wearables and company wellness programs go hand-in-hand

Fully half of fitness band sales in the U.S. are to companies that pass the devices along to employees, sometimes at no charge, for fitness-related activities, according to Forrester.

Mobile management on the rise, but many companies still at risk

Mobile management on the rise, but many companies still at risk

There's a lot of confusion, disruption and even turbulence in the market for enterprise mobility management software, which is used to manage smartphones and tablets and the data and apps running on them.

Android on a BlackBerry slider smartphone idea gets mixed reviews

Android on a BlackBerry slider smartphone idea gets mixed reviews

BlackBerry may run the Android operating system on a slider smartphone coming this fall, according to unnamed sources in a Reuters report.

Apple Pay heads across the Pond

Apple Pay heads across the Pond

It will initially work at 250,000 retail locations and the London transit system -- with credit card support from eight major banks, Apple announced Monday.

Apple, Google and others look to goose mobile payments

Apple, Google and others look to goose mobile payments

Apple and other companies are looking to inject new features and inducements to boost adoption of their mobile payment systems. More about Apple's plans could come at WWDC on Monday.

Sprint joins KC smart-city project with free Wi-Fi along upcoming streetcar line

Sprint joins KC smart-city project with free Wi-Fi along upcoming streetcar line

Sprint committed on Thursday to building and managing a free, intelligent Wi-Fi network along a 2.2-mile streetcar line under construction in Kansas City, Mo.

The Apple Watch and other wearables face 3 big hurdles

The Apple Watch and other wearables face 3 big hurdles

While the Apple Watch has prompted wider interest in wearables, its arrival has also prompted renewed questions about how valuable the devices are and how safe is the data they collect.

Apple may have a 2-in-1 in the works

Apple may have a 2-in-1 in the works

Some analysts see a need for Apple to further integrate a keyboard with the iPad

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