Why Cardlytics ditched sample data for its real-time analytics tactics | #HPBigData2014

Alina Popescu | August 15th

A smartly selected stream of structured data and a seamless rewards system comprise Cardlytics Inc.'s recipe for success. The financial data processor's commercial Big Data stream consists of payment and  purchase data, translated from the “simple act of...»

Android takes a bite out of iOS enterprise share, Windows stagnates

Tavis J. Hampton | August 14th

Apple's operating system for its mobile products lost 5 percent of its enterprise market share in Q2, primarily due to Android. Meanwhile, Windows Phone activations remained stagnant at 1...»

HTC launches software unit in effort to reverse declining fortunes

Maria Deutscher | August 14th

It’s been a long fall from the top for HTC Corp., the Taiwanese handset powerhouse that went from providing outsourcing services to becoming the second-highest-earning smartphone vendor behind Apple in the span of a few years. However, with...»

Google, HP reported to be teaming on Google Now for business

Mike Wheatley | August 14th

Android has struggled to make inroads in the enterprise market so far, but Google isn't about to throw in the towel just yet. Rumors emerged yesterday that the search giant is...»

IPO on the horizon? Lookout snags $150M for enterprise security pivot

Maria Deutscher | August 13th

Lookout Inc. has just raised a formidable $150 million in financing from some of the biggest names on Wall Street to extend its reach beyond the consumer space and into the enterprise. The...»

Securing ‘BYOx’ with enterprise mobility management

Suzanne Kattau and Mellisa Tolentino | August 12th

Enterprise Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies allow employees to use their personal mobile devices to get work done, but the policies are evolving into a BYOx (Bring Your Own Anything) concept that includes ...»

Yahoo extends mobile footprint to app analytics with Flurry acquisition

Maria Deutscher | July 22nd

With smartphones and tablets now accounting for more than half of the traffic to its services and related advertising revenue up more than 100 percent from last year,  it’s only natural for Yahoo Inc. to want a bigger...»

BlackBerry CEO recruits another Sybase colleague to drive enterprise growth

Maria Deutscher | July 21st

If there’s a tech firm that has taken the old saying “change comes from the top” to the heart, it’s BlackBerry. Thankfully for the firm, the call had been heeded by CEO John Chen.  Since tapping the software...»

Observers say Microsoft layoffs had better be a one-time thing

Mike Wheatley | July 18th

Microsoft's plan to slash 18,000 jobs that was announced this week was met mostly with approval by market watchers, but they cautioned that the cuts need to be a one-time event and not the beginning...»

Project Ara first modular smartphone developer board takes shape

Saroj Kar | July 15th

Google's experiment with the modular smartphone has become more concrete. Next month, Google will start shipping developer boards for Project Ara, which are designed to facilitate development of modules as defined in the MDK. In a blog entry, Google released...»