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It had always been a dream to start a company with my childhood best friend, Rian Gauvreau, but we hadn't been able to truly find a business model that worked for us. In 2007, cloud computing was just beginning to make waves, and while many recognized the opportunities that the cloud p...
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...
One of the most popular functions of a mobile phone is SMS or mobile messaging.  Just look at the number of messages your family sends each month. We sometimes forget, in these days of mobile apps, that SMS and mobile messaging platforms offer powerful capabilities for the enterpr...
Tuesday 19 August, 2014 Public transport is split into so many companies and is so fragmented it is near impossible for travellers to tell what service or which timetables can affect them 88% of bus companies are small businesses employing less than 50 people. They can’t a...
By some estimates, 85 percent of drivers in America use a mobile phone while at the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that during daylight hours, 5 percent of cars are being driven by people making phone calls. That’s not good news. It takes about five...
LTE North America Conference Paves Road to LTE-AdvancedDALLAS, TX - August 18, 2014 - North America, globally the largest market for LTE subscriptions, will continue to see a rise in LTE subscribers throughout the coming years according to forecasts. LTE connections in North America gr...
New York, NY, August 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Well-known cross-border online shop TinyDeal.com has joined hands with an emerging phone maker named Axgio in a cooperation that may deeply influence the future of both the companies, or even the B2C industry. TinyDeal will use all its power...
UK gamers spend an average of €8.94 per microtransaction - twice the global average of €4.73 according to data from Onebip's mobile payment platform. Global gamers spend the most on microtransactions during the summer period.Gamers see value in higher priced in-game transac...
Frisco, TX, August 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Tango Networks, a leading technology provider of Business Mobility Services to service providers, channel partners and enterprises, today announced it will demonstrate its portfolio of Business Mobility Solutions at the CCA Annual Convention Se...
These days, computing processing power has advanced to the point where we can collect a previously unimaginable wealth of information relating to virtually everything. And it can be reasonably concluded that such processing power will increase substantially in the years to come, just a...
The Department of Transportation is drafting a proposal that could prevent airlines from allowing passengers to make in-flight cell phone calls, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday. In-flight calls are not currently allowed, but that could change soon because of a proposal by Fe...
Friday 1 August, 2014 The iPhone 5S is no longer Britain's most popular mobile, having been overtaken by the iPhone 5C The LG G3 enters the chart at a respectable 7th place following its launch Apple and Samsung's flagship handsets have hogged the top five spots all year The...
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 Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am sp...
By Shannon Perry A recent press release from the Federal Trade Commission identifies “cramming” as a significant threat to American consumers and announces the release of an FTC report addressing the issue. The FTC defines cramming as “the unlawful practice of placing unauthorized thir...
Pacific Palisades, CA, July 28, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Hotels like Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Loews and Four Seasons are all using one new invention to solve a real problem today... charging guests cell phones. These properties all found guests scrambling for wall outlets in their common area...
Consumers in the US should soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell phone unlocking, following the lead of the US Senate earlier this summer. President Obama cam...
I received in my email a message from Microsoft Store that a Nokia Lumia 635 is available with Windows Phone 8.1. I tried to find if my Nokia Icon 929 gets the update. At this point Microsoft (chat) could not say anything positive. My carrier VERIZON is also unable to confirm, they thi...
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
When a natural disaster strikes, one of the first things you want to do is get in touch with your loved ones to let them know you’re alright. But if local cell phone towers have been affected, you might be stuck without your regular cell phone service and have no way to get in touch......
Tactics without strategy are dangerous. ~ Robert LeonhardIf you believe as the authors of the new book Code Halos do, that data is the new competitive arena for businesses, then you will want to develop a strategy in order to compete.  What might that strategy look like? &nbs...
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...
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 ...