The latest addition to the roster of mobile apps millionaire is a 17-year-old boy in London by the name of Nick D’Aloisio. Yahoo was reported to have bought the mobile news app Summly for $30 million. Although the terms of the sale haven’t been disclosed yet, Summly creator D’Aloisio is [...]

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There’s one more addition to Europe’s growing number of mobile payment providers. Aside from local startup companies, Intuit recently launched its mobile credit card payment system known as Intuit Pay. It was initially launched in the United Kingdom, ahead of PayPal which first announced launching its own mobile payment [...]

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At a recent Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, the old and obsolete Nokia mobile phone took center stage. A small French firm explained that this type of cellular phone is being used for mobile banking [...]

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For those who follow the latest technology news, it is very common to read “BYOD” or Bring-Your-Own Device. The term has become popular due to the proliferation of mini-laptops, tables, and smartphones in the market today. Business owners are even mulling the idea of implementing their own Bring-Your-Own Device policy because a [...]

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The US Department of Defense had recently announced that it plans to provide its employees with mobile devices, computer tablets, as well as smartphones for them to be able to share protected and classified data quickly. With the latest mobile technologies, the military will be equipped with the necessary secured devices. [...]

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Traders and users who want to use cloud, smartphones and tablets as mobile payment devices card processing should be cautious and wait for the availability of greater protection techniques. It is a recommendation of the PCI Security Standards Council, which considers that, in its current stage, these systems introduce new security [...]

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The Big Blue Company gave a big boost to its strategy of market penetration of services and solutions for managing mobile fleets (Mobile Device Management). The group plans to expand its range of solutions management and security of mobile devices and services BYOD.

As part of the strategy, IBM announced MobileFirst, a [...]

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In the “2013 State of the Cloud Report”, CDW found out that about 75% of its respondents have this notion that the personal use of mobile devices and applications by employees influence how businesses take advantage of cloud computing. 68% of the respondents said that organizations have decided to adopt [...]

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As the number of tablets, smartphones, touch and connected devices are snapped up by consumers worldwide, the market for mobile applications is also expected to grow.

Industry distribution of mobile applications is growing faster than the rate of sales of digital music, which used to be the undisputed leader in online sales. [...]

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Kii announced the general availability of Kii Cloud during last week’s Apps World in San Francisco (CloudTimes is a media sponsor of Apps World). Kii Cloud provides back-end services that help with user acquisition, retention and monetization for mobile apps. The solution allows also to add user management and data [...]

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With over 6000 apps industry professionals & developers already registered, the global multi-platform Apps World opens on 7-8 February this week. CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor for this year’s App World Conference.

Taking over the iconic Moscone Center West on Thursday and Friday, Apps World will deliver [...]

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The performance and power of mobile phones, along with the development of the infrastructure has made the business intelligence on mobile phones (which has been called Business intelligence on-the-go) a reality.

Until recently, mobile BI solutions suffer from a lack of technological advances and use cases, even with the growing demand [...]

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Cloud Security Alliance Congresses and Summits continue to be premier gathering for IT experts and executives for industry-specific case studies that will help attendees learn and leverage best practices used by their peers in moving to a secure cloud.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, last week released a report of [...]

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While cloud computing is in first place among the technologies of interest to the corporate sector, the industry is a struggle for professionals in this field. In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remain unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. The reason for this is [...]

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Gartner put on a return to growth of IT spending in 2013. According to the research firm, the global IT spending on information technology costs, hardware, software and IT services is expected to grow 4.2% in 2013 to reach $3.73 trillion.

Gartner put on a sustainable growth as the firm expects [...]

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Accelerated enterprise adoption of Big Data, mobile, social media and cloud computing introduces significant gaps in security programs.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, released a report of the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) that assesses how disruptive innovation, considered analysis of Big Data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility and social media [...]

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