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Android is secure for business, says Samsung enterprise mobile director

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Samsung director of enterprise mobile Phil Lander tells Computing that business users shouldn't have security fears over Android devices
26 Jun 2014

Google-owned Nest opens up to third-party apps

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5,000 developers have already expressed an interest, says Nest Labs
24 Jun 2014

BlackBerry announces licensing deal with Amazon Appstore and increased gross profit margin

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200,000 Android apps to be available for direct download as BlackBerry announces better than expected figures
20 Jun 2014

BlackBerry: ‘Maybe consumer wasn’t a battle we could’ve won’

BlackBerry says it is better equipped to win the fight in the enterprise mobility arena than consumer
03 Jun 2014

Samsung launches world's first Tizen OS smartphone

Samsung Z runs on Linux-based software and will be released later this year
02 Jun 2014

Patents account for one-quarter of the cost of a smartphone, claims research

$120 of the cost of a $400 smartphone pays for the intellectual property, claims report
30 May 2014

Fears over Facebook’s new listening feature becoming ‘yet another spying tool’

Social network unveils addition to smartphone app to enable ‘easier sharing’ but sceptics warn about potential privacy concerns
22 May 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Mobile security - is MDM the answer?

Mobile offers a number of unique attack vectors that both users and organisations are struggling to keep up with. Graeme Burton examines some of the main threats
15 May 2014

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merge in anticipation of Internet of Things boom

Deal worth £3.8bn sees two firms merge to become Dixons Carphone
15 May 2014

Mobile devices will soon offer 'science fiction' levels of applications

"If we're lucky in a few years you'll be able to view a 3D model in an empty room," says Skanska's Nuzrul Haque
24 Apr 2014

HTC posts quarterly loss as smartphone sales slow

Taiwanese firm makes £40m loss in first quarter of 2014 - £10m worse than analysts had expected
07 Apr 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

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: Samsung unveils "back-to-basics" Galaxy S5 smartphone

Pared-down phone still features biometric PayPal option, however
24 Feb 2014

Canonical to ship Ubuntu smartphones this year

Three, Vodafone and EE line up as potential backers for the Linux-based smartphones
19 Feb 2014

Out of power? Don’t blame the battery, rap the app

'Software is frequently written with complete disregard for the battery,' says Bedford Uni's David Jazani
13 Feb 2014

Cheap smartphones will return us to profit, says HTC

Concentrating less on the HTC One and more on mid-tier handsets is company's future, says CFO
10 Feb 2014

Samsung teams up with Phones 4u to launch 15 retail stores across UK

Stores will stock Samsung phones, computing accessories and wearable technology
05 Feb 2014

Deloitte's CIO on BYOD and collaboration

Matt Peers explains how mobility can aid productivity and flexibility in the workplace
22 Jan 2014

Blackphone promises to put privacy first

New venture by Silent Circle and Geekphone aims to keep calls and texts private
17 Jan 2014

Samsung S5 could come armed with Iris eye-scanning technology

New smartphone will come paired with an upgraded Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung confirms
09 Jan 2014

'It's just a case of when mobile is going to be more than half our traffic' - Net-A-Porter IT director

Richard Lloyd-Williams tells Computing that the luxury fashion retailer sees a big future in mobile sales
06 Jan 2014

China's ZTE to expand into enterprise services and smartphones

Firm aims to become a top-three smartphone provider by 2016
02 Jan 2014