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Mobile security: Worse than you thought

The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report eloquently argues that aside from wireless, the form factor of mobile in and of itself poses security risks.

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‘Hey Siri, bring in the cattle and irrigate field four’

If you go down to the farm today, you’ll probably find it managed by iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices.

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Apple quietly builds the business case for AR

Apple has introduced new AR features that should help the company push adoption of the technologies more into the mainstream.

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The problem with mobile and app voting

It's the day after the 2020 Iowa caucuses, and the Iowa Democratic Party has yet to announce the winner. The app that precinct leaders were supposed to use to report final tallies recorded inconsistent results. Party leaders blamed a...

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MWC cancellation: What does it mean for the future of tech trade shows?

One of the largest tech trade shows, Mobile World Congress, canceled its convention just a few weeks before it was scheduled to begin. GSMA, the organization that puts on MWC, decided to cancel after a number of high profile vendors...

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MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities

The flaws could let a hacker alter, stop or expose how a person has voted.

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Hey, Google: Maybe it's time to take a lesson from Samsung

Google could stand to learn a few things from Samsung's smartphone strategy — but the lesson has little to do with the devices themselves.

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Hard times inside Apple’s forgotten App Store

Are you one of the many iOS users that ignores the row of apps at the bottom of the message composition window?

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BlackBerry says its new Digital Workplace eliminates need for VPN, VDI

BlackBerry has integrated its Desktop and Access Browser with partner Awingu's secure browser-based workspace and AI-driven security software from its acquisition of Cylance.

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Apple's Mac Catalyst is becoming very, very serious

Apple appears to be setting the table for something interesting with the introduction of Swift Playgrounds for Mac and universal app purchases for Mac and iOS.

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The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

There’s plenty of technology to be excited about, but the IT pros we talked with say 5G, cloud management tools and Graph API tools are the technologies they love. They shared their thoughts in a recent IDG TECH(talk) Twitter chat.

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Beware of the coming Android 'innovations'

Android owners, take note: This year's hardware advancements aren't actually about you.

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Why the Fed is considering a cash-backed cryptocurrency

A real-time payments infrastructure enabled by a blockchain-based stablecoin could offer many advantages, a Federal Reserve governor said during a recent speech.

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UEM to marry security — finally — after long courtship

Machine learning will be key in evaluating whether a mobile device and its user should be allowed to connect to a corporate application or data silo, as user behavior becomes a part of overall endpoint security.

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Smart lighting security flaw illuminates risk of IoT

The latest smart home security nightmare sheds light on the risk you take each time you add another connected system to your network.

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iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

Ready to make the move from iOS to Android? Here's everything you need to successfully switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel or any other Android device.

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Could Google carry the BlackBerry torch?

As the last remnants of a smartphone icon melt away, an opening for a de facto business-friendly brand beckons.

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Is Apple's iCloud Folder Sharing a shadow IT problem?

Apple is preparing to introduce iCloud Folder Sharing across both its Mac and iOS platforms. This is a big blessing for collaboration, but is it safe?

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