Apple, IBM partner in hopes of making mobile enterprise powerhouse

Two of IT's biggest companies had a problem: Apple wanted to get deeper into the enterprise, where iPhones have been elbowing BlackBerry's out of the way since they hit the market. Meanwhile IBM

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Another attack on iPhone security

CSOs who allow staff to use iPhones on their networks -- and that includes a lot of Canadian organizations -- may be wondering what to do about the latest accusation about potential holes

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry phones outsell iPhones…in Toronto

Torontonians love their BlackBerry phones. In a report that tracked the number of mobile phones sold in the United States and Canada during the last six months iQmetrix, provider of retail management software

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Inside Apple’s iOS 8

The upcoming version of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system has loads of consumer-type features. But a number are also aimed at IT managers and business users. At its annual developers conference this week,

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apple to open iOS a little

In the fight over whether operating systems should be open or proprietary, Apple has always been in the proprietary corner, with its control over its operating systems. But facing fierce competition from Android

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Announcement roundup from Citrix Synergy

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. made a number of announcements this week during its Synergy conference here. Aiming its products and services at businesses looking to access their data across desktops and

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

Apple – Samsung patent verdict cuts both ways

A U.S. federal jury has awarded Apple US$120 million in damages for Samsung’s violation of two Apple patents. That figure falls well short of the US$2.2 billion it was hoping for. The verdict

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Five coming wireless technologies business should watch

It's hard to say what's the most ubiquitous wireless technology we use every day: Almost everyone carries a cell phone; Bluetooth is available for everything from earpieces to speakers; and Wi-Fi is found in the

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry ends relationship with U.S. carrier over iPhone tiff

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen today announced that the Waterloo, Ont. smart phone maker is ending business relations with United States-based carrier T-Mobile. Chen said on Tuesday BlackBerry will not renew its license

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano