Mobile software

Betting on 'mobile first' strategy pays off for IG

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Spread betting firm's head of IT Ivan Gowan explains how mobile is benefiting both IG and its customers
25 Oct 2013

Welcome to the University of Google

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One third of UK universities use Google Apps for Education. So what’s the attraction, and can the search giant be trusted with all that data? Peter Gothard talks to one of the first university CIOs to go down the Google route, Sheffield’s Christine Sexton
21 Oct 2013

Facebook buys mobile data compression start-up Onavo for $120m

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Onavo's technology will be built into Facebook apps for iOS and Android
16 Oct 2013

KPMG buys 3,500 BlackBerry 10 smartphones and commits to BES 10

Says BlackBerry 10 is 'the best solution in terms of usability, security, connectivity and price'
16 Oct 2013

Argos joins retailer tablet race with sub-£100 Android device

Undercuts Tesco by £20, and includes bags of pre-loaded software
14 Oct 2013

Home Office working with Google, Apple, Samsung to tackle growing number of mobile thefts

Government wants new security features to make handsets less attractive to thieves
14 Oct 2013

Google chairman Schmidt claims Android more secure than iPhone

'Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone,' Schmidt tells analysts
08 Oct 2013

Microsoft’s 'brand perception is its main barrier' says Gartner

'This next year is fundamental for them to change this perception around,' states analyst
30 Sep 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

Hackers crack Apple iPhone 5S with warning that biometrics are 'inherently insecure'

Chaos Computer Club posts video of iPhone 5S breach to claim $13,000 reward for cracking Apple's security
23 Sep 2013

Hackers offered cash prize for cracking iPhone 5S fingerprint security

#istouchidhackedyet challenges hackers to lift fingerprints from phone 'like from a beer mug'
20 Sep 2013

Ballmer sees Microsoft's 'almost no share' of mobile as an opportunity

Microsoft CEO tells analysts of regret for focusing on Windows Vista when he should have been focusing on mobile
20 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013

Apple iOS 7.0 'doesn’t address dangers' in risky apps, says Veracode

'Details are thin on the ground' for new security features in mobile OS update, says senior security architect
19 Sep 2013

Review: New Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Google's new Nexus 7 is faster, brighter and slicker, but is it really anything special?
17 Sep 2013

Did Microsoft acquire Nokia to stop it switching to Android?

Insiders suggest that a move by Nokia to Google was only a matter of time, with Windows Phone licence due to run out in 2014
16 Sep 2013

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

Faster development and better scalability for a new generation of mobile apps, promises CEO Bob Weiderhold
13 Sep 2013

Apple makes enterprise case for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C with iOS 7

Apple's new iOS 7 operating system is designed to attract business users to iPhone
11 Sep 2013

Android will soon have 90 per cent of smartphone market, says Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013

Apple invites sent for US and Chinese launch events

Event invite suggests colours to play a part in launch of new iPhone model or models
04 Sep 2013

E-book buyers may receive compensation payments after Apple price-fixing settlement

$95m customer fund may appear after settlements finalised
02 Sep 2013

HTC execs arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets

Also accused of making false commission claims of $330,000
02 Sep 2013

Three to launch 4G in December, at no extra cost to existing customers

Three will continue to offer 'all you can eat data' to customers on 4G
30 Aug 2013

Vodafone and O2 begin 4G rollout in London, Leeds and Bradford

EE’s rivals in the LTE space finally arrive, but is three a crowd?
30 Aug 2013