Led by the popularity of its iPhone 6 phones, Apple's iOS devices are dominating mobile device activations in the enterprise, according to data compiled by Good Technology from its enterprise mobility platform.
While many IT departments are dreading the flood of personal wearables into the workplace, it's a worry they probably won't need to address for many years. More immediately, wearables will come into the enterprise as devices specifically built for that environment. Think Microsoft's HoloLens, not Apple Watch.
Feds granted Apple a patent for technology that would enable mobile device users to share and interact with app data in real time.
Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung, which has surpassed Apple in the smartphone space, now wants to challenge Cupertino in the mobile payments space with its purchase of mobile wallet startup LoopPay.
Microsoft is opening the door to more integration between Office and third-party cloud storage companies. At one time, these moves could have made life a lot easier for mobile workers trying to get a grip on accessing and managing their files. At this point though, it could be a bit too late.
While small and medium-sized businesses might be pinching pennies in other areas, they are opting for the pricey iPhone when it comes to smartphones.
Soonr this month released a new mobile file sharing solution app that offers both mobility and security for employees on-the-go, but currently it's only available for Apple users.
In its latest version, Dropbox has added a new action extension to iOS 8 that enable users to save files directly to the cloud storage service from any iOS app. With this capability already available on Android devices, Dropbox is appealing to more BYOD users with this move.
Staples was an early retailer to adopt Apple Pay, announcing its support of the digital payment technology even before it launched.
Apple is doubling the size limit for apps submitted through iTunes Connect from 2GB to 4GB, Wireless Week reported.