BlackBerry takes its device management platform BES12 to the cloud
Mar 02, 2015 at 15:41 | Source:
BlackBerry has announced BES12 Cloud -- a cloud-based enterprise mobility management solution that will offer easy management of iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10 smartphones and tablets, as well as Samsung KNOX and Android for Work smartpho...
Global education sector tech spending to exceed $67.8 bn in 2015: Gartner
Mar 02, 2015 at 10:17 | Source:
Social and economic pressures are forcing senior education leaders to rethink business models and consider a range of new technologies, to bring down the cost of administering education institutions and scale the business, according to research from ...
HTC reveals virtual reality headset with Valve at MWC
Mar 02, 2015 at 04:12 | Source:
HTC is to release a virtual reality headset as part of a tie-up with Valve, a leading PC video games publisher. The HTC Vive will be paired with wireless controllers and tracking technology to let wearers explore computer-generated environments by wa...
Samsung S6 Edge with curved screen unveiled at MWC
Mar 02, 2015 at 04:12 | Source:
Samsung will sell two versions of its next flagship phone, one of which has a screen that curves round its sides. The Galaxy S6 Edge uses the feature to provide a quick way to stay in touch with select contacts, and to alert owners to important infor...
Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple
Mar 01, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
SEOUL/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.Designed from s...
MWC 2015: Are tablets falling out of favour?
Mar 01, 2015 at 20:17 | Source:
Not long ago, we were assured the iPad and its ilk were destined to dominate our everyday lives. Tablets will rule the future, one analyst said three years ago, forecasting sales would swell to 375 million in 2016. Nobody is that bullish anymore. The...
China's Huawei enters smartwatch frenzy with round-face models
Mar 01, 2015 at 20:15 | Source:
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei on Sunday launched its first smartwatch, a round-faced device that works with Android phones, joining a crowded market weeks before the introduction of the highly anticipated Apple Watch.At...
Going to the game? Pack earplugs and lose the vuvuzela, WHO says
Feb 28, 2015 at 01:16 | Source:
GENEVA (Reuters) - Sports fans risk having their hearing ruined by vuvuzela trumpets and deliberate attempts to increase stadium noise and they need to start seeing earplugs as something cool, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Shelly Chad...
Technology-enabled traveller-centric Railway Budget: Ashok Chandak, IESA
Feb 26, 2015 at 16:47 | Source:
By Ashok ChandakIndia Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) welcomes the Indian Railway Budget 2015. IESA has always envisioned electronics to transform India as a nation, however, Railway Budget 2015 has made it evident with electronics f...
BlackBerry working with Google to secure 'Android for Work'
Feb 26, 2015 at 11:48 | Source:
BlackBerry is working with Google to enable BES12 -- a cross-platform EMM solution to manage devices equipped with Android for Work. The move builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics.Backed by BES12, Google's Android for Wor...
Timely and massive evacuation saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud: UN
Feb 26, 2015 at 10:45 | Source:
United Nations: A UN report says timely and massive evacuation saved lives during Cyclone Hudhud that slammed coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last October, leaving only 41 dead in a disaster of that magnitude.Overall, major disasters last year cost...
Pebble crowdfunds new smart watch
Feb 25, 2015 at 11:07 | Source:
Pebble is returning to crowdfunding website Kickstarter to build its second smartwatch, Pebble Time. The new device will have a colour e-paper display and up to seven days battery life, the firm claimed. It will also have a microphone enabling users ...
Budget 2015: Heres what IT industry wants from you, Mr. Jaitley
Feb 24, 2015 at 17:54 | Source:
The Modi-led Government will present its first full Union Budget on February 28. With the promise that the new government would put technology in the forefront, the Indian IT industry has pinned hopes on the Modi government to push reforms and polici...
Are US spy agencies monitoring all mobile phone calls in India?
Feb 20, 2015 at 22:52 | Source:
The Intercept, a publication that provides a platform to report on the documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has just published a piece earlier today on how US and British spies hacked into the internal network of Gemalto, one of the l...
Mobiliya intros custom Android ROM 'KratOS' with enhanced security
Feb 20, 2015 at 17:55 | Source:
Mobiliya, a mobile solutions company, has launched Mobiliya KratOS -- a custom read-only memory (ROM) based on Android for differentiated devices such as smartphones, tablets, smart glasses and ruggedized devices. Built on top of Android and enhanced...
Enterprise Mobility value lies in data, not device alone
Feb 20, 2015 at 11:53 | Source:
Times have changed, and so has how we use smartphones. From their earlier simplistic use of fetching email and contacts, smartphones are now the powerhouse for consumers and business users who use mobile gadgets for accessing applications and surf th...