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Samsung flexes enterprise muscles with Tab Active and Knox

Samsung promoted enterprise uses for its upcoming Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet, its Knox security and management software, and even its Gear VR headset at its recent Super Mobility Week event.


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Many Android devices vulnerable to session hijacking through the default browser

The default browser in Android versions older than 4.4 has a vulnerability that allows malicious websites to bypass a critical security mechanism and take control of a user's authenticated sessions on other sites.

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SAP, Ericsson team up for mobile management and apps

SAP and Ericsson have joined forces to help enterprises manage mobile devices and apps as a service.

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Dell's 'virtual smartphone' furthers its drive into worker device management

Dell announced a 'virtual smartphone' to help companies keep better track of security and expenses related to employee-owned smartphones and tablets.

SAP to release AR apps on Android Wear for smart glasses in the workplace

SAP this week will begin selling two workplace-related augmented reality apps for use with Android Wear smart glasses, including Google Glass, to aid warehouse workers and field service technicians.

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How Virtualized Apps, Devices Power Franciscan Missionaries' Wellness Program

Bringing a wellness program run largely by home-based clinicians to employers in rural Louisiana required Franciscan Missionaries to answer some questions about accessing applications and sharing data. Having a centralized and...

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California cell-phone ruling poses big BYOD challenge

A recent California appellate court ruling could hurt efforts to implement BYOD policies nationwide.

Enterprises to Windows Phone: Drop dead

Microsoft may dominate enterprise software, but that's far from the case with Windows Phone. A new report finds that Windows Phone accounts for a mere 1% of mobile market share among enterprises. How much longer can Microsoft prop...

BlackBerry offers BES10 as a hosted service through partners

Businesses wanting the security of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 without the complexity of managing it onsite can now buy it as a hosted service from six BlackBerry partners.

Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

Google gets into the weeds of Android Work

Google has revealed more about how its new enterprise security and management framework -- otherwise known as Android Work -- will function when the next version of Android rolls out.

E-health for pets? Smart collar can send health alerts to vets

PetPace's new smart collar is making it easier for veterinarians to track the well-being of pets and keep in touch with owners.

Google beefs up Apps mobile management features for Android

Google has boosted the Android management features in Apps to help IT admins control access to the suite from users' Android smartphones and tablets.

BlackBerry is laser-focused on the enterprise with BES10

After encountering problems last year selling its newest smartphones, BlackBerry has shifted to a stronger focus on the enterprise, especially through distribution of its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 mobility management client...

Microsoft gets strategic with its Enterprise Mobility Suite

With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.

The problem with cloud security cameras

Someone walked into my house when I was away. A Wi-Fi home security camera detected motion and immediately sent me a text and email alert - along with a photo. But my phone was on the charger, and I didn't notice the alert for...

Management vendors show Windows Phone some love

IBM-owned Fiberlink and BlackBerry are adding Windows Phone to the list of platforms they can manage and protect, as enterprise interest for the smartphone OS is increasing.

Samsung beefs up Knox mobile management software

One day after announcing the Galaxy S5 smartphone with a security-focused fingerprint scanner, Samsung announced that second-generation Knox software for enterprise-level security and management of Samsung devices will ship sometime...

How app updates siphoned off Super Bowl bandwidth

It's challenging enough to provide bandwidth to more than 70,000 fans with mobile devices in an NFL stadium. But it wasn't until the Super Bowl last month that National Football League senior vice president and CIO Michelle...

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