Monday, February 02, 2015

FCC calls blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots "disturbing trend"

Super Bowl XLIX's techiest commercials | FCC banks nearly $45 billion in landmark AWS-3 spectrum auction

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FCC calls blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots "disturbing trend"
The FCC on Tuesday warned that it will no longer tolerate hotels, convention centers or others to intentional interfere with personal Wi-Fi hotspots. Read More

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Building a User-Friendly, Secure Clinical Mobile Workspace
In this webinar, hear how Southcoast Health System designed an integrated platform leveraging virtual desktop infrastructure and application virtualization to deliver its integrated EMR system plus a multitude of other critical applications as well as an enterprise mobility management solution to support their bring-your-own-device policies. Learn More


Bridging the Gap Between Users and IT
The BYOA trend is accelerating, as more users are ditching their current solution and introducing their own collaboration apps into the workplace, often without consulting IT. Read this study to learn four ways IT pros can regain control of collaboration. Learn More

Super Bowl XLIX's techiest commercials
T-Mobile, BMW, Coke and Bud Light get geeky. Read More

FCC banks nearly $45 billion in landmark AWS-3 spectrum auction
The FCC announced today that Auction 97 has closed after roughly two and a half months, with winning bids totaling $44.9 billion for the 65MHz of mostly AWS-3 spectrum on offer. That figure is far and away the highest ever seen in a spectrum auction. Read More

Rooting your Android device: A guide for the accident-prone
Want to get rid of bloatware, install a custom operating system and be the coolest Android user in your immediate circle? Read on. Read More

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5 Traps to Avoid in Your 2015 Mobile App Program
While many trailblazing early adopters of mobile apps have realized substantial gains in productivity and employee satisfaction, others have fallen into traps that impeded their success. Learn what it takes to deploy a success mobile app program and five pitfalls to avoid. View now

Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user
The company's new Mangement Suite also includes a secure browser and an enterprise app store Read More

Steve Jobs lives on... in a CAPTCHA
On a week when Apple blew minds with its record $74.6 billion in quarterly revenue and revealed that it's making Samsung uncomfortable on its home turf of South Korea, the company even grabbed mindshare in an unlikely place: A CAPTCHA box.Upon visiting an e-commerce site this week, I was greeted with a CAPTCHA box (more about what CAPTCHAs are here) regaling me with the exploits of none other than Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman
Comedian Sarah Silverman adds T-Mobile to tech pitch list with new Super Bowl XLIX commercial. Read More

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Driving Growth with the Anytime-Anywhere Mobile Workforce
Successful businesses are empowering their employees to complete vital business transactions any time of day or night from wherever they are. Read this paper to learn how grow productivity and competiveness with secure mobility. Learn more!

Apple puts the big hurt on Samsung
Things are not looking so good for Samsung in the smartphone market, especially as it faces its Apple nemesis. Read More

Was Apple's strong quarter built on iPhone upgrades?
The number of new customers Apple created last quarter is as important as its record-setting financial performance. Read More

Wi-Fi growth set to drive sales of new Ethernet speeds
Enterprises will snap up 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit Ethernet as they upgrade wireless LANs, Dell'Oro said Read More

Cisco brings Meraki to the enterprise
Making use of once widely questioned acquisition, Cisco is expanding the role of Meraki in its portfolio. Read More


Cooler than cubicles: 18 new designs for the office

Sit, stand, lean, curl up – today's commercial furniture designs let users choose how they want to work.


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