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Google details security features in Android 7.0 'Nougat'

Google shared information on the best new security features in its next major mobile OS update, Android 7.0 'Nougat,' including a faster direct boot, streamlined software updates and enhanced integration with corporate directories.

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CIOs express mixed emotions on Apple’s enterprise evolution

Not all IT leaders are happy with Apple choice to largely keep the enterprise at arm's length, but the company has made notable progress in business. These developments, large and small, helped changed the IT industry's perception of...

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BlackBerry goes into the red as revenue drops by a third

It looks as though BlackBerry CEO John Chen will still be in charge long enough to launch another couple of phones -- although don't expect any new flagship models.

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Nokia hopes its new IoT platform, Impact, will be a hit

Nokia hopes it will have a hit on its hands with Impact, an all-encompassing new Internet-of-Things management platform that brings together several existing products.

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VMware launches new service to manage endpoint security

VMware wants to help companies get a better handle on the security of the computers their employees use. The new TrustPoint product the company announced Monday uses software to make it possible to track and manage computers easily...

BlackBerry unveils single console for mobility management

The company has created a single secure management platform and console for devices on multiple operating systems as well as for their apps and content.

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Microsoft kills off another chunk of its smartphone activities

Down, but not out: Microsoft is laying off another 1,850 staff from its smartphone hardware business, but says it isn't leaving the market completely.

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Popular messaging apps present real enterprise threat

CIOs and other IT professionals need to strategically manage the use of today's popular consumer messaging apps in the enterprise. While that process can be a challenge, it's possible to protect your business without blocking all...

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Why Apple's awkward approach to enterprise is paying off

Apple inspires a level of excitement among IT pros today that every enterprise vendor should covet, thanks at least in part to progress in its deal with IBM. However, Apple remains plagued by a number of key shortcomings that keep it...

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Okta offers Touch ID-based multifactor authentication for iPhones

Okta, a San Francisco-based identity management startup, announced Monday a bunch of updates to its products that are aimed at improving its offerings on mobile devices.

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Why enterprise developers could save Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft continues to bleed mobile market share with Windows 10 Mobile, so why are some enterprise developers betting big on the platform's eventual success in the corporate world.

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How to create enterprise apps employees want to use

A good consumer app keeps the user in mind through every stage of development to create the best experience possible. And enterprise apps should not be an exception to this rule. Here’s why.

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One-fifth of IT pros say their companies had mobile data breach

IT pros have long been concerned about the potential for security breaches with BOYD; a new survey indicates they're right to be worried.

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CIOs upbeat on iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro

Apple revealed a pair of new devices this week that look strikingly similar to products it released years ago. However, the smaller sizes, and corresponding lower price points, of the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro have kindled new...

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Why it's OK for social collaboration to encourage shadow IT

The benefits of using social collaboration apps in the enterprise can outweigh the associated security risks if IT professionals strategically monitor and manage them.

Mobile management companies team up to boost developers, and themselves

IBM, VMware, MobileIron and JAMF Software announced Tuesday that they have teamed up to create the App Config Community — a consortium of enterprise mobility management (EMM) companies all interested in making it easier for...

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CIOs cautiously embrace Windows 10

Major OS upgrades are never easy, but according to CIOs and IT executives, the move to Windows 10 is the smoothest Microsoft OS transition in years, even if most of them are taking their time with the deployments.

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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