Mobile software

BYOD: businesses embracing Apple iPhone, shunning BlackBerry

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Computing research reveals the iPhone is the most favoured device for business use, while organisations are most likely to avoid BlackBerry
24 Apr 2014

Microsoft: Our mobile app store is beating Android and Apple, thanks to microtransactions

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'We have a child-proof PIN option, but it’s turned off by default' says head of the Windows Phone client store program at Microsoft, Zac Woodall
14 Apr 2014

Build gives Windows developers reasons to be cheerful

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The developer conference brought us open-sourced languages, Windows going free, and apps to span all Microsoft platforms. Has the software giant finally got its mojo back, asks Peter Gothard
08 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Windows 8 Phone security protocol “many, many years old” and full of bugs, admits Phone 8.1 security manager

“And our OEM partners are still our biggest weakness,” says Geir Olsen
04 Apr 2014

Mobile working 'boom' in NHS despite project failures

NDL report finds three-quarters of healthcare organisations now have an active mobile working strategy
03 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft announces MDM-friendly Windows Phone 8.1, and new devices from Qualcomm and Prestigio

Per-app management, enterprise profiles and an AI assistant all coming
02 Apr 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveils Office for iPad

Nadella's announcement marks a shift to "mobile first, cloud first" strategy at Microsoft
28 Mar 2014

Candy Crushed as King.com stock drops 9 per cent on first day of IPO

Mobile game firm proves that not all tech IPOs are a golden goose
26 Mar 2014

Revolution in Parliament: BYOD and cloud reaches the corridors of power

Joan Miller, director of Parliamentary ICT, reveals how MPs and Lords are going mobile, while migrating to cloud services
26 Mar 2014

Will Google-Luxottica deal take "smart glasses" mainstream?

Ray-Ban maker announces strategic tie-up with Google's Glass division
25 Mar 2014

Severn Trent looking past BB10 with “much wider, holistic view” for five-year BYOD plan

“We’ve been a big customer of BlackBerry…” laments Hrycyk
14 Mar 2014

BlackBerry: Seeds of new ideas

Down but not out, BlackBerry's top brass laid out their plans for the next 12 months at Mobile World Congress. Peter Gothard had a front row seat
05 Mar 2014

Does Nokia X mark a new chapter for Microsoft?

What does the arrival of the Android-based Nokia X family of smartphones mean for the Finnish firm’s new owner, Microsoft?
03 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: How will Nokia X's Android leanings benefit the enterprise?

Computing hits the show floor to ask Nokia to explain itself.
28 Feb 2014

Google SVP Pichai defends Android smartphone security

"Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference"
28 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'Good is not good enough,' says BlackBerry CEO Chen

Read the fine print and free is not free' says Chen of Good’s migration policy
27 Feb 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'Big opportunity' for new email management business in a Europe 'obsessed' by privacy, says CA Technologies

EMEA president explains why 35-year-old software company chose to strike now
27 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: BlackBerry "ready to compete" as CEO announces Q20, Z3, BES 12 and revised licensing

"We spread ourselves too thin," admits CEO John Chen
25 Feb 2014

MCW 2014: EMM rivals “cannot provide mobility fabric we can” says CA Technologies of new cloud management service

Dev ops and internet of things features drawn from 35 years of experience set us apart, says GM of innovation
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: We're not 'trying' to bury Blackberry - Good Technology

CEO Wyatt says anti-BlackBerry campaign is nothing personal
24 Feb 2014

Apple 'walled garden' keeps straying users prisoner

Samsung migration rates now top Apple's
21 Feb 2014

EAT trials Weve and Proxama mobile loyalty service

Weve's mobile app Pouch will enable consumers to store loyalty cards for use in retail stores
19 Feb 2014

Rakuten acquires messaging app Viber for £540m

Play.com owner plans to build "consumer engagement platform" with service
14 Feb 2014