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Mobile security

Rogue cell phone surveillance gives rise to mobile threat defense

University of Washington researchers developed a system to detect cellular anomalies and pinpoint cell phone surveillance devices. The technology could be used to better protect enterprise users, especially when they're traveling.

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With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful...

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$71 Off Samsung Chromebook Plus Convertible Touch Laptop - Deal Alert

The Samsung Chromebook Plus adapts to whatever you’re doing. Use it like a laptop to reply to emails or to work on a paper. When you need a break, flip the screen so you can play games or catch up on your latest book.

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More enterprises are building their own custom mobile apps

Three-quarters of enterprises have now begun some level of mobile app development — a marked increase in just one year, according to Gartner.

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4 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your Android phone's Chrome browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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Supreme Court to look at mobile privacy. Uh-oh.

A ruling favoring law enforcement’s argument that it should have access to information such as geolocation data would have implications for companies facing civil complaints.

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FTC vs. Qualcomm: No license, no chips

The court should refuse Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the antitrust suit.

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Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move

Microsoft and Qualcomm are preparing to launch a full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors including x86 app emulation, a move that would give companies greater mobility choices. But Intel isn't happy.

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Made in the USA and originally developed for first responders, this 2-in-1 safety and survival tool features a blade for cutting a seatbelt and a spring-loaded steel spike for breaking a side window. Keep in on your keychain, or clip...

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Elevate your game with LUMI, the easy-to-fly Quadcopter that follows you and dances to the beat. Play gravity-defying games and create your own air show. Currently discounted heavily to just $24.99.

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How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

A 60-second workaround to make Android's location-based Smart Lock start working again.

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Heavy duty, compact and tough as nails makes the KANGORA tactical torch perfect for hunting, camping or your next search and rescue mission. Produces an intense beam of light up to 600 feet.

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IBM, Sesame Workshops reveal AI & Apple iPad child literacy plan

IBM and Sesame Workshops introduce a Watson-based iPad solution to improve child literacy.

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The top 5 mistakes enterprise devs make when building mobile apps

While many organizations have embraced the need for mobile apps to get work done or address customer needs, development efforts sometimes fail. Here's why.

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How to save on mobile plans: Look beyond the Big Four carriers

If you’re fed up with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, there are plenty of smaller carriers to choose from. We look at some alternatives.

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Free Windows tools, ready for the taking

This collection of stories offers a wealth of free tools and apps that can help you better use Windows -- whether it's the latest version, Windows 10, or earlier iterations.

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WWDC 2017: An enterprise perspective on Apple’s iOS 11

Apple’s iOS 11 will bring a range of improvements to iOS-using enterprises, I've looked at some of these in this report.

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Logitech's type-on-everything keyboard features easy switching between three devices, including any computer, tablet and smartphone. An integrated phone and tablet stand holds your devices at the perfect angle to type and read....

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Mingis on Tech: The alphabet soup of mobile device management

Do you know your MDM from MAM and EMM? It's all about BYOD, and how companies can keep data safe while making it easier for workers to be productive with their own devices.

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