Oops! Here’s the Android 7.0 release date.
Google’s due date for Android Nougat, Aug. 22, got leaked, so now we know when to expect the new security features: stronger encryption, always-on VPN, the work security challenge and work mode. CIO.com has the details on Nougat’s security updates.
Now, if we could only figure out “Fuchsia.”
“Mobile innovation at its finest!”
15 attendees told us what they thought of Connect, the leading enterprise mobility event from VMware AirWatch. Click here to see what they said and register for Connect Atlanta 2016.
Kanye confirms: Retail mobility is cool.
Kanye West is setting up 21 pop-up shops around the world with Square-powered iPads to check out shoppers, reports Fortune.
— Square (@Square) August 19, 2016
Retail mobility paid off big time for 50 companies that generated half of all sales revenue in 2015 through mobile apps, according to the Internet Retailer 2016 Mobile 500 report.
Nearly half of retailers are also developing and securing internal work apps, but only 1% say they’ve solved mobile security. Check out this new IDC infographic to learn more.
Ford: Where we’re going, we don’t need steering wheels and pedals.
The automaker set a countdown in motion Tuesday to releasing a fully autonomous vehicle by 2021. Find out what you’ll be driving (or rather, riding) in five years at Mashable.
— Ford Motor Company (@Ford) August 16, 2016
Meanwhile, Uber passengers around Pittsburgh will be the first to test a self-driving taxi (with Uber drivers as backup, per state law) this month, reports The Wall Street Journal.
We know you can’t wait for VMworld 2016. We can’t either.
So here’s a preview of the epic event in Las Vegas, Aug. 28–Sept. 1.
- VMware Unveils Speaker Lineup for VMworld 2016 US
- Top 10 Can’t Miss EUC Sessions at VMworld 2016
- Delivering the Digital Workspace: The Transformation of End-User Computing (Hint: Put this EUC Super Session on your VMworld schedule now!)
- The BrianMadden.com VMworld 2016 preview post (Part 1)
- The BrianMadden.com VMworld 2016 preview post (Part 2)
Treat yo’ self to these upcoming mobility events:
- VMworld 2016: Aug. 28–Sept. 1 in Las Vegas; Oct. 17–20 in Barcelona
- vForum in Boston and Denver: Sept. 15 and 22
- Connect Atlanta 2016: Oct. 2–6 (Hint: Use code SOCIAL10 for an exclusive discount.)
- VMware SociaLab: AirWatch hands-on labs coming to a city near you
- On-demand webinars: EMM, digital workspace, industries and many more