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Hands-on with Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4

Microsoft has wanted consumers and enterprises to ditch traditional notebooks for the Surface tablets since 2012. And with the Surface Pro 4 that might finally be a realistic goal.

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Tablet shipments are down, but they're gaining ground at work

Overall tablet shipments may have dropped in recent quarters, but workplace uses for the devices are still growing in the U.S.

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Years after the widespread adoption of workplace smartphones, more than half of U.S. companies said they have no formal BYOD (bring your own device) policy to safeguard their enterprises, according to a survey.

Toronto schools back BYOD (to class) with $14M Wi-Fi network

The largest school district in Canada is rolling out a $14 million Wi-Fi network that embraces a bring-your-own-device approach for students.

Box CEO: ‘I’m the biggest anti-shadow IT person’

Aaron Levie explains why he is not a big fan of the shadow IT movement his collaboration tech startup helped kick start years ago.

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Shape of mobility to come isn’t clear

The way businesses architect their operations to take best advantage of mobile technology, and the way they manage those mobile devices, are likely to evolve in the near future – but the precise nature of that evolution is far from...

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BYOD is as entrenched (and complicated) as ever

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has been around for years now, and even though it's become a fixture at many companies, some IT shops are still grappling with how to make it work.

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How to choose the right mobile hotspot

Mobile hotspots can save you when you're in a pinch and need Wi-Fi, but there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to data. Here are four tips to determine what the right mobile hotspot is for your needs.

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Mobile device management has become alphabet soup

The BYOD movement, once looked on as the holy grail of employee satisfaction and IT mobile device security, is increasingly being supplanted by a number of options – such as COBO, CYOD, COPE – that draw a thicker line between personal...

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Is a lack of enterprise apps killing BYOD?

Bring-your-own-device policies in the workplace often pit employee satisfaction and privacy against corporate security. And as the number of employees and companies participating in BYOD programs continues to fall, can enterprise apps...

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IBM tackles 'shadow IT' with a new cloud security tool for enterprises

If there's one thing that can strike terror into a CIO's heart, it's the security implications of the cloud; if there's another, it's the "bring your own" technology trend. Combine the two, and you've got the motivation behind IBM's...

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5 iPad alternatives for the enterprise

The iPad may be the king of tablets, but there’s a growing market for Android and Windows devices. Here are five iPad alternatives that can get you from the couch to the office, without missing a beat.

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Shadow BYOD runs rampant in federal government

A new survey highlights the extent to which government employees insist on bringing their own devices to work, despite rules to the contrary.

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BYOD – the tech revolution that wasn’t

Once upon a time, BYOD and the consumerization of IT was held up as a paragon of productivity and cost savings for enterprises that embraced the concept. Now? Not so much… What happened?

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Take a step toward customer obsession

In the age of the customer, companies have to focus on the technologies, systems and processes that win, serve and retain customers.

Bendable, stretchable circuits will bring us the next generation of smart clothing

Japanese researchers have developed stretchable, tough electronics that could be incorporated into clothing – transforming wearable technology.

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AT&T launches wireless data and TV services on one bill

Wireless video to smartphones and tablets took another step on Monday with AT&T's announcement of a single nationwide package of pay TV and wireless services on a single bill.

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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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Dell's chief doc sees little value in patients' wearable data without context, analysis

Knowing how many steps you took today doesn't help him much

Technology, the law, and you: BYOD

Companies are getting a lot more cautious about BYOD – and legal implications might be part of the reason why.

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