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BlackBerry offers secure mobile communications platform for developers

BlackBerry announced a new line of business to provide developers with a secure, cloud-based, mobile communications platform for texting, voice, video and file sharing.

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AT&T will prove 5G using open-source SDN technology

AT&T teams with the Linux Foundation on critical open-source software-defined networking (SDN) infrastructure software to demonstrate new 5G applications.

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How IBM plans to expand MobileFirst for iOS program

IBM's MobileFirst for iOS initiative is now well into its third year. The head of the program and two of its customers talk to CIO.com about progress, challenges and plans for 2017.

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Outlook for iOS speeds up work with third-party add ins

Users of Microsoft's Outlook app for iPhone and iPad can now get work done quicker using third-party integrations.

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WhatsApp reduces spam, despite end-to-end encryption

Can a spam filter work even without reading the content of your messages? WhatsApp thinks so. Since last April, the messenger app has been successfully fighting spam abuse, even as it’s being using end-to-end encryption.

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The best office apps for Android

Microsoft finally got serious about mobile, and Android office contenders have been forced to keep up

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13 top Chromebook tools for business

From collaboration apps to developer extensions, powerful add-ons help Chromebooks users get real work done

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Is Snapchat the real augmented reality powerhouse?

Snapchat has been acquiring companies and releasing augmented reality features, setting itself up to be an AR global leader.

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Microsoft’s new mixed reality initiatives tap power of HoloLens

With two new mixed reality programs, Microsoft uses HoloLens to speed up mundane tasks and allow automated inspections of bridges.

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6 EMM predictions for 2017

Enterprise mobility management trends will be driven by growing complexities in hardware and software, concerns about privacy and a push for mobile management compliance in the workplace.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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7 really cool network and IT research projects

Researchers at top universities, backed by funding from federal and other outfits, are pumping out loads of research on network security, wireless networking and more. Here's a recap of 7 impressive projects from recent months.

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Sensitive access tokens and keys found in hundreds of Android apps

A new study performed by cybersecurity firm Fallible on 16,000 Android applications revealed that around 2,500 had API keys and access tokens for third-party services hard-coded into them.

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Apple must face claims of monopoly in iPhone app market

An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps.

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Security tops app services priority list

Organizations are increasingly deploying application services to keep their applications humming, and for the first time, they are prioritizing security services over availability services.

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Why did Apple remove the NYTimes app in China?

If Apple doesn't stand up to censorship of the internet in China, who will?

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Kuzzle wants to productize consulting firm development services

Is this just another mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) or does Kuzzle have some serious experience that lends it extra credibility?

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Facebook and Google dominate list of most popular apps (again)

The eight most popular mobile apps in the United States are made by two tech giants. Facebook and Google dominated the app market in 2017 and continued a duopoly that's existed for years.

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