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BYOD brings corporate contradictions

CIOs naturally want a BYOD policy in place to give them some level of control, but the reality is that employees will do whatever they want regardless of the policy.

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8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

Impress your friends at this year’s holiday gatherings by dropping a few of these terms.

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can.

HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

Microsoft Office advancements are a boost for BYOD programs

Businesses with mobile workers can do more on more devices with Microsoft Office upgrades for iPhone, iPad and Android.

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Startup Capriza scores $27M to Zapp legacy apps into mobile ones

Capriza, a startup that helps enterprises convert their legacy apps into mobile- and cloud-based ones, Thursday announced it has racked up an additional $27 million in venture funding. That should be enough to help Capriza scale its...

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BYOD forces users' personal information on help desk

The help desk can be caught in the middle when users put not-safe-for-work (NSFW) material on their personal devices.

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Employee-owned PCs are scaring enterprise IT

IT departments are worried about security risks when employees use their PCs for work purposes, but employees aren’t going to stop anytime soon.

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Desktop-as-a-Service: Your BYOD assist

Using virtualized desktops delivered from the cloud is a way to bring apps to wherever your users are working and whatever they're working on.

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Workers use their own devices at work, without boss's knowledge

Many workers use their personally owned smartphones and other computers for job tasks, but a new survey shows a big percentage are doing so without their employer's knowledge.

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Local Virtual Desktops May Be the (Old) New Thing in BYOD

For IT organizations seeking to take a more employee-centric stance by employing a Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC) program, client hosted desktop virtualization may be what the doctor ordered.

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8 cutting-edge technologies aimed at eliminating passwords

From electronic pills to digital tattoos, these eight innovations aim to secure systems and identities without us having to remember a password ever again

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Is BYOD Burning Out Your Workforce?

Employees who buy into the bring your own mobile device lifestyle may be bringing on a lot of stress as well.

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A quick drive around Washington DC found 15 rogue cell phone towers.

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Will Apple Pay Take Off (and Take Down BYOD)?

Apple Pay stands a good chance of making the mobile electronic wallet a reality. But one industry player says that if Apple Pay is a hit, ‘BYOD is dead.’

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Is a Remote-Wipe Policy a Crude Approach to BYOD Security?

While the capability to remotely wipe data from lost or stolen mobile phones may help CIOs sleep at night, it may be an outdated approach to BYOD security.

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9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think

Emerging technologies in virtual and artificial reality blur the line between science and fiction

Wear Your Own Device set to become next big headache for IT departments

Some 83 percent of NHS trusts have no wearables strategy in place

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