As companies become more comfortable with using the cloud, alternative collaboration platforms to the established powerhouses, such as SharePoint, will become more competitive. Will Kelly of TechRepublic took a look at Huddle, one such challenger, and the advantages it has over its competitors.
It is becoming more and more apparent that mobile computing is becoming the most popular and adaptable computing platform. To illustrate this development, mobile site developer ActiveMobi has published an infographic that shows just how much the use of smartphones has permeated the average user's day and what is causing the shift from desktop to mobile computing.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 21, including the potential spin off for PayPal, Pivotal's ascension to the cloud, a proposed Android security framework, how music streaming is boosting revenues and what milestone the worldwide radio access network is reaching.
Mobile devices have become the tech tool of choice among Americans, and Utah has responded by becoming the most mobile-friendly state government in the nation.
A nationwide survey indicates that 71 percent of U.S. school districts are putting mobile devices in the hands of their students and many more would follow suit if their budgets allowed. Buy-in from school administration hasn't been easy but now districts are facing a new problem: parental acceptance.
Following reports that it will lay off up to 10 percent of its workforce, Microsoft kicked off its Worldwide Partner Conference with week with a stress on the positive, focusing on mobility and cloud initiatives.
This year, retailers are all about mobile. In light of this trend, Shop.org has put together an infographic that lists the top mobile "movers and shakers" in retail.
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Square, the company that helps small businesses take credit card transactions froma smartphone or iPad, might have reached a critical juncture.
With increased adoption of mobility in the enterprise has come a need for more IT professionals with skills in the area. That has placed growing importance on certifications for mobile technology skills.