Mobile Policies

  • March 16, 2006 16 Mar'06

    CIOs hit roadblocks in deploying mobile device apps

    Deploying mobile apps beyond the standard isn't getting any easier. The problem, say experts, is that mobile software developers need to work more directly with the businesses.

  • March 16, 2006 16 Mar'06

    Many mobile workers without basic security measures

    Enterprises are failing to confront threats to mobile devices, according to a survey, and as a result are suffering security breaches.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Scared of a BlackBerry shutdown? The cost to switch could be equally terrifying

    Even with the looming threat of a BlackBerry shutdown, it may be more cost-effective to wait it out, considering that a switch to a new mobile e-mail service could cost a bundle.

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Grocer uses free Wi-Fi to keep it fresh

    Stop & Shop supermarket customers enjoy free Wi-Fi -- an investment that results in so-called soft benefits.

  • January 11, 2006 11 Jan'06

    BGAN has begun

    BGAN, Broadband Global Area Network, is ready to hit the U.S. this year. The satellite service will beam DSL speed connectivity to roughly 85% of the earth's landmass and 98% of its population.

  • December 21, 2005 21 Dec'05

    2005 news in review

    It's been a heck of a year. Here we compile the 10 most read news stories from our three sites --, and -- for the year 2005.

  • December 12, 2005 12 Dec'05

    Mobile, remote workers putting strain on IT

    A pair of recent studies found that many companies' IT organizations are struggling to support and manage their ever-expanding mobile and remote workforces.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    PI firm collars mobile technology, cuts cost and time

    For a Chicago private investigation firm, implementing mobile technology means increased productivity, more efficient information processing and sharing, and decreased pavement pounding for world-weary detectives.

  • September 14, 2005 14 Sep'05

    Cisco extends network gear for RFID

    The networking giant is diving into the RFID market with new software and services intended to help companies use their networks in place of RFID middleware.

  • July 25, 2005 25 Jul'05

    A helping hand in mobility planning

    Need help formulating a mobile device strategy? Sprint says its new consulting service can help, but experts explain why the offering is somewhat unusual.

  • June 30, 2005 30 Jun'05

    Standardization to improve Java device management

    The Java Community Process is working on specifications that should make it easier to manage Java-based devices in the enterprise.

  • June 08, 2005 08 Jun'05

    Microsoft cozies up to mobile managers

    Microsoft says it will soon answer the pleas of mobile device administrators by adding handheld device management capabilities to its Exchange Server e-mail system.

  • March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    A taste of all-you-can-eat access

    Mobility services are intended to make it easier for road warriors to stay connected, but columnist Jonathan B. Spira is living proof that getting connected isn't always easy.

  • March 10, 2005 10 Mar'05

    Where to go to eavesdrop on wireless networks

    A new survey of four major metropolitan areas shows businesses are leaving themselves wide open to attack. Blame the industry as much as the enterprise.

  • March 01, 2005 01 Mar'05

    A lesson from Paris

    For a rich and beautiful hotel heiress, Paris Hilton's had it rougher than you might think. News Editor Eric B. Parizo explains why and the lessons you can learn from her folly.