7. March 2014 16:09
What will shape the future of mobile health- There seems to be a lot of fuss and rethinking of strategies but less reflection on where the challenges and commercialization lies
The mobile health market has been touted as the “next big thing” or game changer for a few years now. Only a few companies have made encouraging progress in increasing tangible opportunities and revenues. For most enterprising companies, the surface has been barely scratched in the mobile health market.
Sprint is taking a different approach by fostering an entrepreneurship spirit that will positively impact... [More]
20. February 2014 14:36
Operators are frequently adjusting pricing to reduce churn. A few apps are hogging the use of the network. Time for them to pay?
Most adults with cell phones remember that it was only eight years ago that they paid for cellular services by the minute. Why? Because no one used any data. It was expensive to build a wireless modem. The prices were astronomical (think $1,000 for a GB) and there weren’t any apps that consumed a lot of data. That was 2006 – only eight years ago.
Operator pricing was focused around ‘buckets of minutes’ with overage charges if you talked... [More]
12. February 2014 15:00
Consolidation continues in enterprise mobility. Acquisition a good example of choosing your parents wisely.
In the past few months, a number of private firms focused on enterprise mobility software have been acquired. This trend affirms that enterprise mobility has become a very important asset to own in the overall enterprise software market. Some of the recent deals include Pegasystems acquiring Antenna Software, Oracle acquiring Bitzer Mobile, IBM acquiring Fiberlink and now VMware acquiring AirWatch.
The terms of the VMware acquisition... [More]
5. February 2014 15:18
Workspace integrates containers for email, apps, content and browsing on mobile devices to separate corporate data from personal.
There's been tremendous advancements in the entire Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) market to help organizations create, deploy and maintain mobile applications, data and the communications between the employee's mobile device and the company's network resources.
Today, employees want to use their personal device at work while, at the same time, be able to utilize the organization's mobile applications and associated proprietary data... [More]
30. January 2014 15:39
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Google keeps most of the Motorola patents and Lenovo finds a quick & credible path to selling smartphones in the US.
I was almost shocked when Google announced on May 22, 2012 that they were acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. Most analysts thought that Google justified the acquisition by getting access to over 17,000 patents issued and thousands m... [More]