Is 2013 going to be the year of biometric security?
Nearly every day features news of high-profile hacks; clearly the “old school” password just doesn’t cut it anymore. PayPal’s chief information security officer Michael Barrett certainly agrees.
Microsoft Surface Pro “just isn’t there” says IDC analyst - are smaller models on the way?
Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet has had a rocky start, with the International Data Center (IDC) pegging Q1 2013 estimates at just 900,000 (compare to Apple iPad’s 19.5 million!), causing IDC analyst Tom Mainelli to slam it with: “It’s just not there yet.”
Farewell privacy - CISPA is back
Later this week, a bill by the name of ‘CISPA’ (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) is being brought back from the grave after getting unceremoniously ditched last year. The bill is being “reworked” before voting at a closed hearing by The House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
Summarising the Super Bowl in a mobile context
An infographic from mobile advertising and data platform Millennial Media has shown how users kept up to date during the Super Bowl on February 3. One of the more interesting titbits from the game, won by the Baltimore Ravens, was that 13% of the connected device traffic came from tablets, with that figure hitting 20% at post-game.
Tapping the passion of fans through mobile: NFL mobile chief Manish Jha - #AppsWorld
We spoke to NFL’s MD of Mobile Manish Jha ahead of his appearance at Apps World in San Francisco next month to find out how the NFL is harnessing the mobile channel to deliver its sought-after content, promote its sponsors and engage fans no matter where they are.
How can transactions drive enterprise mobility strategy?
Most of us have heard the term ‘killer app’. Even if you're unsure what a killer app is, chances are you’ve used one.
What does Firefox OS have to do to break into the market?
Firefox OS devices expected to be available next year, but can the manufacturers produce them cheaply enough to hit the magic sub-$100 sweet-spot?
Apple dumps Google Maps in favour of own app software for iOS 6
One of the worst-kept secrets in the industry was finally made official as Apple announced the features of the iOS 6 at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC): Google Maps is no longer to be a part of iOS devices, with Apple’s own Maps software instated in its place.
Companion apps - how will the future TV be controlled by tablets?
TV has over the past 50 years grown to be one of the most important pieces of electronics we have in our home.
Barclays announces corporate launch for Pingit app
Barclays have announced their Pingit app will be available to corporate clients, enabling clients to receive payments from their customers as well as allowing customers to pay their bills instantly and easily.