This week Delta Air Lines shares its #MobileGameChanger story and Gartner reports high expectations for the future of IoT.
- As the old Proverb says, a rolling stone gathers no moss. But the Internet of Things is predicted to accumulate layers upon layers. Per a recent Gartner report, 25 billion connected things will be taking root by 2020. In the next year alone, the number of objects is predicted to grow by 30 percent, as, Campus Technology reports. Based off Gartner’s findings, the Internet of Things isn’t just a passing – or rolling – trend.
- The Apple Device Enrollment Program is now available internationally. Learn more about which countries and third parties can now use DEP.
- As we spend more time on wireless devices, the importance of a long-lasting battery becomes more vital. Angel investors are beginning to realize this and have recently awarded the energy-efficient startup Energy Storage Systems a $135,000 round of funding. It appears Warren Buffett also recognizes the promise of the phone battery market per his recent $4.6 billion purchase of Duracell, which makes a wireless charging mat for smartphones.
- Open-source software is trending lately and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella agrees. This week Microsoft announced that its language, the source code of .NET, is available to developers. According to Wired, the decision shows Microsoft is positioning itself to be more widely used across platforms and application types.
- WireLurker has been, let’s say, lurking in the news lately. Learn about what makes this malware different from others.
- Delta Air Lines is saving 900 trees a year by sharing digital files on mobile devices. Read more about why Delta is a #MobileGameChanger