Technology analysts and writers imagine a world where you, your car and your toaster all have Facebook pages. Engineers see the future somewhat differently.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 1, including the rush for companies to get involved in mADTMI, the effect local search will have on mobile adspend, the explosion in the NFC chip market, the rapid gains in the mobile POS market and where location-based services are heading in Europe.
One of the benefits of an Internet of Things from a tech manufacturer's perspective is that it could make anything--a business card, a tree trunk, a facial tissue--into a potential customer.
A consortium of heavy hitting IT firms will develop engineering standards for the Internet of Things to enable interoperability among networks and devices and improved access to big data for organizations.
Mobility is transforming the relationship between the chief information officer and the chief marketing officer, observes Robert Dayton, executive vice president of business analytics and optimization at consulting firm MindStream Analytics.
Smart city projects, which use machine-to-machine communications and platforms to automate transportation systems, traffic and parking management and utilities, among other things, were a hot topic at this year's Mobile World Congress.
BARCELONA--As I met with various vendors last week at Mobile World Congress, I saw a connection between mobile and customer experience management that I hadn't considered before.
Take IBM's SoftLayer cloud computing platform, add Platform Symphony parallel computing infrastructure, stir in the Platform LSF Scheduler tool and presto!
The Don't Ask, Don't Tell approach to BYOD doesn't work anymore, and a new IBM study confirms that mobile strategy leaders need policies that are well thought-out, documented and communicated.
According to Re/Code, IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo wasn't the last shoe.