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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 software.

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 in the second quarter.

Wireless charging moves forward -- rival groups team to adopt standards

The Alliance for Wireless Power and Power Matters Alliance announced today they have reached an agreement to establish interoperability standards for wireless power charging.

Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP

Qualcomm has acquired a large patent portfolio related to Palm, iPaq and the Bitfone device management platform from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed sum.

IT shops face ever greater mobile demands from users

Nearly two-thirds of mobile device users own three or more network-connected devices, according to an online survey of 5,000 people conducted in November in the U.S. and eight other countries.

Wireless chargers invade furniture, cars

Along with the Wireless Power Consortium, the Alliance for Wireless Power has announced several of its members will be selling charging devices for furniture and cars.

Only half of large companies have strong mobile strategies

More than six years after the first iPhones hit the streets and more than three years after the iPad emerged, less than half of IT operations have implemented comprehensive mobile strategies.

Management vendors race to help move BlackBerry users to Android and iOS

Mobile management vendors like Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.

Samsung invests $4M in wireless charging firm

Samsung Ventures Investment Corp. has allocated $4 million in venture funding for PowerbyProxi, whose wireless technology allows multiple devices to be charged at the same time.

Top automakers set to offer in-vehicle mobile wireless charging

Next year, the number of cars with wireless charging will explode as auto makers representing 30% of the world's vehicle production plan to include it in various models.

What the iPhone 5s and 5c and iOS7 offer the enterprise

Much of what Apple offers enterprise workers and their IT departments in the new iPhone 5s and 5c comes by virtue of its new mobile operating system, iOS 7, which was first announced in June.

Wireless charging from 30 feet away -- does startup have a game-changer?

Ossia unwrapped a wireless charging technology called Cota that's based on the same unlicensed spectrum that powers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and other wireless communication standards, and that can charge devices from as much as 10 feet and eventually 30 feet.

Eagles' fans can access free Wi-Fi net at home opener

Philadelphia Eagles fans attending Sunday's home opener at Lincoln Financial Field will be able to access a new free Wi-Fi network to watch game video, visit social networks or even order food.

Salesforce.com mobile app developers gain security tools

Good Technology has integrated its Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform with Salesforce.com's Mobile SDK to help developers build mobile applications that are more secure and easily managed.

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