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Mature markets drag down smartphone shipment growth

Smartphone shipment growth will slow in the coming years, especially in mature markets, while emerging markets will continue to be a strong market for smartphone shipments, predicts IDC.

IDC: The return of 4GLs to compete against both Web and native

A new cloud-based rapid apps development platform may make enterprises reconsider their stance on whether HTML5 and native code are the only two ways to go.

BYOD is driving SMB storage market growth, says IDC

The BYOD trend, along with strict regulatory requirements for data retention, is fueling demand for data storage at small and medium-sized businesses, IDC analyst Liz Conner tells PC World.

IoT CEO outlines industry's direction and potential

Jahangir Mohammed, CEO and founder of IoT company Jasper, has been working to link the digital world since 2004. He sat down recently with Business Insider to talk about his company's beginnings, what effect the IoT will have and the future of the industry.

AT&T, IBM, Verizon all leaders in managed security services, says IDC

AT&T, CSC, Dell SecureWorks, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Verizon are leaders in the managed security services space, according to the latest IDC MarketScape report.

Evolving security threats spurring growth in UTM, NGFW products, says Frost

The market for unified threat management and next-generation firewalls will reach $5.3 billion in 2018, up from $3.3 billion in 2013, predicts market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: IoT to revolutionize business, daily life; Mobile contactless payments users to reach 300M; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, June 4 including the explosion of the IoT market in the coming years, the growth of mobile contactless payments users, wireless infrastructure deployments pushing radio frequency power chip spending over $1 billion, the focus on customer acquisition and retention by mobile marketers and Sequoia Capital's $15 million investment in Indian mobile multiplayer gaming firm Octro.

Spread of APTs fuels enterprise spending on threat intelligence

With the U.S. Department of Justice indicting Chinese military officials for industrial espionage, the advanced persistent threat, a method favored by state-sponsored attackers, is top of mind for IT security pros.

CITE 2014: Translating ideas into mobile innovations

I enjoyed getting the end user perspective on mobility at this year's CITE Conference. The IT folks in the trenches have a lot to teach analysts and journalists like me about turning ideas into innovations in the real world.

Mobility will revolutionize IT skill set, says IDC

Mobile technology, along with cloud services, social business and big data analytics, will change the skills for 95 percent of IT roles over the next three to five years, predicts Joseph Pucciarelli, vice president and IT executive advisor at IDC.