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Monday 21 July, 2014 AFTER 25 YEARS by Natasha Jordache This extraordinary fact-based and hot debut novel is racing up the sales charts this summer. It's based on the 'almost' genuine texts of the married author and her lover, who re-met 25 years after breaking up in ...
In the small town of Fayetteville in northern New York, you’ll find the local library in an old furniture factory dating from the turn of the 20th century. The refurbished building retains hints of its industrial past: wooden floors, exposed beams, walls lined with carefully labe...
The biggest group affected by Microsoft’s July 17 layoff of 18,000 people are the 12,500 former Nokia employees who joined Microsoft as part of the Nokia handset acquisition. That leaves another 5,500 Microsoft employees, out of its current workforce of close to 130,000, who are ...
Originally posted on Om Malik:Silicon Valley (the notion) has become very much like rest of corporate America — it has embraced the philosophy of failing upwards. I have seen many executives get bumped up the ranks, get fancier titles and bigger paychecks, even though they were disastr...
Friday 18 July, 2014 Road safety campaigners are warning that mobile phone distraction will become a bigger killer on the UK’s roads than drink driving by 2015. The numbers of motorists using mobile phones to make calls, texts or social media updates whilst driving has risen t...
On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy descended upon the New York and New Jersey coastlines. Among the storm’s many casualties were some of the area’s cellphone towers, leaving millions of residents stripped of both electrical power and their usual cell phone service. “I was thinking, ‘I...
Focusing on social enterprise, SAP-based self-service HR & mobile enterprise software toolsLondon, UK, 17 July 2014 - Sitrion (previously known as Newsgator) has announced that it has appointed Ronan Lavelle to run its UK business. Sitrion specialises in technology that creates a '...
Companies collaborate to deliver linguistics recording across multiple devices for comprehensive voice complianceMadrid, Spain - July 17 2014 - Fonetic, the leaders in voice recognition and linguistics analytics for the financial services sector, today announced a partnership with Tang...
Telefónica launches second Connected Car Industry report, exploring the attitudes of drivers towards car connectivity, with insight from industry expertsConsumer awareness of Connected Car products and services around the globe is high and is now influencing purchasing decisions80...
My friend and mobile expert Dave Akka shares his insights on the latest Apple strategies and developments to support the enterprise in this guest article.Following the recent Apple WWDC developer conference, it’s worth looking at what they are doing to make their products more attracti...
From mobile phones and tablets to laptops and desktops, today’s consumers are using an ever-increasing number of devices to access the Web, search for information, make purchases and more. In fact, for the first time in U.S. history, consumers now use smartphone and tablet apps more th...
Bluetooth Special Interest Group survey finds UK consumers recognise wireless connectivity has the potential to simplify their lives London, UK - 11th July 2014 - Brits are embracing wireless connectivity with 60% currently owning a wireless connected accessory, including keyboards, he...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
By Shannon Perry In a unanimous ruling June 25th, the Supreme Court decided that cell phone searches cannot take place without a search warrant. “The police generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from an individual who has been arrested ...
The FTC is taking T-Mobile to court. Their claim? T-Mobile is allowing shady text messaging services to sneak onto your bill, and making “hundreds of millions of dollars” by not doing enough to stop it. Let’s say you’re sitting at home, bored. Your phone blinks as a text rolls in. “Wel...
Looking for a device to give seniors the help and safety they need — and also the independence they crave? Look no further than eResponder by Securus. eResponder, which works anywhere with mobile coverage and is powered by T-Mobile, gets seniors the help they need, anywhere they ...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
What if your house knew you were on your way home after a long day at work? And what if your house could then turn on the air conditioning so you always returned to the perfect climate? That’s the goal behind Honeywell’s new smart thermostat Lyric. Unlike Nest’s smart thermostat, which...
If you haven’t noticed, enterprise IT is going through a generational inversion. Not necessarily in people (although that seems to be starting too) but in technology. There is a move from on-premise to cloud. From difficult to use enterprise applications with extended training required...
Monday 23 June, 2014 Fifty of Britain's most exciting and innovative entrepreneurs will arrive in Manchester in September for a business boot camp organised by one of the UK's longest running entrepreneurial competitions. Founded in 2008 by UK Business Forums , The Pitch ...
By Shannon Perry The urgency of improving information security cannot be understated. Since the widely publicized attack on Target Corporation, data breaches have become increasingly common – sensitive information stored with both eBay and the California Department of Motor Vehicles ha...
If you catch a kid using a cell phone in school, chances are they’re not doing class-related research. But what if instead of having access to Angry Birds, Candy Crush, and the entirety of the Internet, kids could be restricted to a “school zone” mobile ecosystem whil...
If you spend a lot of time traveling overseas, you’ll quickly realize that smartphones are not all smart. The rates for making and receiving calls are reminiscent of mobile phone plans in the 90s. If you don’t buy an expensive monthly international roaming plan, your phone calls may co...
Las Vegas, NV, June 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- WEBAOO (USA) Inc, today announced its new solution to make free and unlimited international calls to 8 countries around the world and soon to be extended to 25 countries. BlueTalkie offer is ad-free, registration free, for unlimited minutes a...
Tickets? Check. Passport? Check. Invitations to awesome parties and events? Check. Mobile phone? Che… err… um… mobile phone? Smart phone? Cell phone? Heading to the south of France for a conference that self-describes as “the world’s greatest celebration of crea...
As this year’s mid-term elections get closer, you’ll surely notice an increase in robocalls — those annoying phone messages from one of your local politicians asking you to vote for another local politician. Other robocalls — from telemarketers, charities and research firms...
Soccer fans around the world would rather be in Brazil right now than anywhere else. But most will stay home for the 2014 World Cup. If you’re not spending the next month in Brazil, you can still catch every game, no matter where you are. WatchESPN will live-stream all 64 games, ...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
The Eleventh Circuit created a circuit split on Wednesday on whether the Fourth Amendment protects historical cell-site information. Last year, the Fifth Circuit held that it doesn’t; today the Eleventh Circuit held that it does. The Eleventh Circuit’s opinion is premised on the idea t...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso rea...
Tuesday 10 June, 2014 Small business owners from Scotland are being encouraged to enter one of the UK's longest running business contests and help the country regain the title as the home of Britain's best small business. Founded by BusinessZone.co.uk and UK Business Forums in ...
Olive Communications, the UK's fastest growing business communications provider, has been recognised as the Managed Services Reseller of the Year at the Microscope Awards for Channel Excellence (ACES) 2014. Olive were awarded the accolade after a rigorous submission and judging process...
This is a good video that you should review if you are either developing or working with Apps for the the new Windows 8.1 OS.The video from Channel 9 touches upon many of the features of the Universal Apps and Kevin Gallo speaks from his experience using Surface Pro and Nokia 1020. Uni...
The world’s second-biggest mobile phone company Vodafone revealed government agencies in six unidentified countries use its network to listen to and record customers’ calls, showing the scale of telecom eavesdropping around the world. The United States and Britain both came...
I installed the Windows Phone 8.1 Preview on my Lumia 720 as soon as it was out and the new features bring it up to par with Android and iOS. While the overall experience was pretty positive, there were a few downsides. Most notably, the battery life seemed to take a hit. Previously, t...
  Contributed by Tim Panagos, CTO at Point.io   By eliminating the disruption of paper-based processes within the natural flow of a sale, DocuSign has revolutionized the way the world does business. They invented digital transaction management (DTM). At Point.io, we are expanding DTM ...
  Contributed by Tim Panagos, CTO at Point.io   By eliminating the disruption of paper-based processes within the natural flow of a sale, DocuSign has revolutionized the way the world does business. They invented digital transaction management (DTM). At Point.io, we are expanding DTM ...
MNOs (mobile network operators) collect massive amounts of data on mobile phone usage, activities, web use and location.  SAP has 500 MNO clients around the world.  Combine the two and you have a service that can provide an incredible amount of business insight.  Jim Bro...