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MDM: Mobile Discipline Mastery.


BYOD: four letters which in several years have turned upside down the notions of the organization of labor, motivation, corporate ethics, productivity, communications, leisure, and a lot more besides… and not forgetting of course one more notion – that of security. For large organizations, the number of connected personal devices can reach the tens of thousands. So how is it possible to bring some mobile discipline mastery to them all – to conduct a symphony that’s pleasant to the ear of the administrators given the awful initial cacophony made by all those different, uncontrollable devices? How do you protect, monitor, and manage this pasticcio? Enter MDM – Mobile Device Management …

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“Think Different” as Much as You Like, but You Can’t Actually Be Different.


Phew. Finally got through them all – more than 600 pages of the Steve Jobs biography. My thoughts on Apple and Jobs are mixed. I’m rapturous about some things, highly critical about others …

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Mobile Barcelona.


The MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona is one of the world’s key mobile events. It’s possible there to discuss the directions of development of mobile technologies, the pace of their expansion and improvement, and generally about industry goings-on. What caught my eye this year most of all was what I saw to be the main change in the mobile landscape: the start of the end of the iPhone era. Indeed, it appears plain to me that the (mobile) party’s being rocked mostly by other brands now …

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A Smart Green (An)droid Going Places, No Matter What.


The analytical agency Canalys has recently published a report stating that in the second quarter of this year the Android operating system is installed on 48% of all smartphones in the world. In several Asian countries it practically has a monopoly hold over the markets – 85% in South Korea, and 71% in Taiwan…

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Nortel’s Patent Legacy.


In early July, a rather surprising and significant event took place: the big boys of the IT industry were for several days bidding and out-bidding each other to acquire six thousand patents of Nortel. And these patents really are the tastiest of morsels: a whole range of wireless, communications, Internet and semiconductor technologies …

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