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Apple on Monday appears to have rolled out a new implementation of its two-factor Apple ID authentication system with iCloud.com, requiring users who have the additional layer of security enabled to enter a special code before accessing the Web apps. With the new implementation, Apple ...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
Adjectives like “swashbuckling” and “romantic” rarely if ever apply to enterprise technology, so the fact that “rogue” IT is now a Thing should give one pause. […]
I’m at a Government as Platform session at Aspen Ideas Festival. Tim O’Reilly is moderating it with Jen Pahlka (Code for America and US Deputy Chief Technology Officer ) and Mike Bracken who heads the UK Government Digital Service. Mike Backen begins with a short presentati...
It’s always been a question of when — and not if — in assessing Apple’s plans for the connected home, although a better question is probably “how.” As in, how will Apple attempt to bring its brand of design and usability to the fragmented market for app-controlled home products, which ...
Apple has its HealthKit, Google its Google Fit; and now Salesforce and Philips are getting into the game as well with a cloud-based platform could help doctors track data from a multitude of devices. The two companies want to extend the Salesforce1 platform so that developers can write...
By Bob Gourley We introduced OnLive at: OnLive: Building the future of enterprise services from the cloud. With this post we provide an update we just saw in their press release at: http://ctolink.us/1yrChKh NEW ONLIVE CLOUD SOLUTION DELIVERS SECURE CROSS-PLATFORM DEPLOYMENT FOR GRAPHI...
Patch management solution helps Severnside Housing gain greater control of IT and allows the organisation more time to help resolve community queriesLondon, UK 27 June 2014: Shavlik, a global leader in simplifying the complexity of IT management and innovative security systems and IT p...
It happened with the PC: Apple built one first, but Microsoft operating systems became the dominant way people computed. It happened with the smartphone: Apple’s iPhone defined the category, but around the world far more phones run Google’s Android. On Wednesday, Google launched a new ...
8 Tips for Going Paperless In Your Small Business Ray Coleman is a small business owner who writes about money management, green living, and sustainability.   One of the great benefits of the modern age is the ability of small businesses to conduct a majority of their operations in the...
8 Tips for Going Paperless In Your Small Business Ray Coleman is a small business owner who writes about money management, green living, and sustainability.   One of the great benefits of the modern age is the ability of small businesses to conduct a majority of their operations in the...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
Apple Valley, MN, June 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Metrowide Legal Services is pleased to announce the launch of its new and comprehensive website at www.metrowidelegal.com. The new site contains a wealth of advice for anyone facing legal difficulties and can provide a reference point for a...
Google sees an opportunity with fitness and, like Apple before it, the company is building a service to help the growing list of wearable devices talk to one another. Dubbed Google Fit, Google said its new platform will help users keep track of their fitness goals across various platfo...
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso rea...
By Shannon Perry Although the number of smartphone users has exploded in recent years, not too many companies have successfully established themselves as major players in the smartphone market. In April, Amazon revealed its intention of wading into the smartphone market this Summer, an...
Can you imagine this scenario? You’re monkeying with your app of choice, say from Apple or Microsoft or perhaps from any of the throngs of vendors […]
Law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is always looking out for ways to improve firm efficiency and data is top of their agenda. With the help of data consultancy Trovus, they are evolving their insights and coming up with new ways to get their Fee Earners and Business Developme...
Mobile messaging apps may be a dime a dozen, but they’re still big business – and, in fact, worth many, many dimes. In the last week, two messaging apps have made big waves in the mobile world: Slingshot and Yo. Both apps are pretty simple and minimal – or maybe I’m dumb and I just don...
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is the new market leader when it comes to screen technology, according to research company DisplayMate Technologies. The Korean company’s latest slate pushes the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX and Apple iPad Air into second and third place, respectively. The Tab ...
By Bob Gourley An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. The app began as a way to serve our readers with content from CTOvision and that remains a key capability. But we now include feeds from all other major tech blogs, letting y...
At mPOS World 2014 (24 - 25 June, Frankfurt, Germany), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be exhibiting an extensive range of mPOS printing solutions. Star has a number of dynamic partners who have successfully integrated Star's innovative printing solutions and...
I spent a day last week at the Arizona Biotech Conference, sharing and learning about the amazing industry that’s forming in Arizona.  Who know that the #1 biotech IPO for 2013 was an Arizona firm?  I surely didn’t. I had the chance to see an approved synthetic heart (yep,w...
Ala Moana Shopping Center is in Honolulu, Hawaii. It's mostly tourist and mostly Japanese tourists but the folks are all tech savvy and both Apple Store and Microsoft store has large clientele. In fact they are opposite each other since Microsoft wanted it this way and Apple had its ro...
Apple is planning multiple versions of a smartwatch likely to be launched in the fall, people familiar with the matter said, as the company tries to counter wearable devices from Google, Samsung and others. The new wrist device from Apple will incorporate more than 10 sensors including...
Of the many announcements made at Apple’s recent Worldwide Developers Conference, one that did not garner as much attention concerned the pre-installed weather app on the iPhone. The look, feel and data has been provided to Apple by Yahoo for many years, part of a deal that sends a lot...
When students delve into anatomical and molecular concepts in biology, they learn about complex processes that impact our everyday lives. Touchscreen devices bring more vitality to this process, as apps can help students better visualize and experiment with concepts first learned in th...
The Apple TV hasn’t evolved much over the last couple of years. Sure, it’s gotten a handful of new apps, but the format—locked down, bland—has stayed the same since its 2010 redesign. But while Apple didn’t talk about its set-top box much at its developer conference t...
Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple Inc’s first smartwatch in July, according to a source familiar with the matter, as the tech giant tries to prove it can still innovate against rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. The watch, which remains unnamed...
The future of HTTP is here, or almost here.   It has been 5 years since SPDY was first introduced as a better way to deliver web sites.  A lot has happened since then.  Chrome, Firefox, Opera and some IE installations support SPDY. SPDY evolved from v2 to v3 to ...
Seattle, WA, June 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- SquareHub, the private social network for families, is among the exclusive list of optimized launch day apps for Amazon’s eagerly anticipated Amazon Fire phone announced to the world on June 18, 2014. SquareHub is the only family social n...
By Bob Gourley OnLive is a firm I recommend enterprise technologists watch closely. Their core capabilities have been proven in delivery of high performance games via cloud services (their focus has been cloud-gaming). They have proven, scalable capabilities that have been operating at...
Alongside the introduction of the current Apple TV design in fall 2010, Apple launched AirPlay. In short, AirPlay allows a user to watch a movie, listen to a song, or view a photo on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (or Mac in some cases) and stream that content to the Apple TV. AirPlay typ...
If you find yourself misplacing things like your bags or keys all the time, Tile is here to help. Tile, a crowdfunding sensation last year, is a lost-item finder that you activate with your iPhone then attach to just about anything. Powered by Bluetooth, Tile “sings” to you when you’re...
San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The new Porsche 918 Spyder is a wonder of technology, design and power. It’s a plug-in hybrid that does 0-60 in under 3 seconds and tops out at over 200 mph. “We know the 918 is something special when the pace car up front - a...
Apple, Google watch out! You too, Microsoft.Holophone is my concoction, but it is a phone that render 3D objects using perhaps 'Holograms'. It is not just a 3D phone but a phone with a new twist. Do you need 3D glasses, the answer appears to be no as it is not the run of the mill 3D re...
Sales has been around since the Serpent convinced Eve to eat the apple. And, unfortunately, the goals have remained pretty much the same ever since.Does The Sales Model Do What We Need It To Do? is a post from: SharonDrewMorgen.com
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso rea...
LONDON, UK - June 17, 2014 - Parallels® today introduced a major update to its Parallels Access app (www.parallels.com/access) for remote access to PCs and Macs. Originally available only on iPad, this release adds support for Android phones and tablets and for the iPhone; it also...
By Bob Gourley An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users.  Please download your app today by visiting your favorite iOS or Android app store.  This upgrade addresses stability issues in the old app plus brings in new data sources. H...