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Enterprise mobility news recap: August 18 – 22

  • Lanier Norville By

Mobile technology is changing by the minute; sometimes you just can’t catch it all. Here’s what you might have missed this week:

  • AirWatch has updated Secure Content Locker webpages for IT admins, end users and industry solutions and added a resources section.
  • In other AirWatch news, John Marshall was named one of Atlanta’s most admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and AirWatch was nominated for three MobITS awards.
  • CiteWorld reports Verizon’s rumored plans to launch a rival Android app store with a different kind of shopping experience. The store could make special data offers for certain apps or recommend apps based on a user’s location or the time of day, according to FierceWireless. Just be careful which ones you download – FireEye security researchers claim that many free Android apps are susceptible to attacks.
  • According to the industry analyst firm Canalys, wearable band shipments are up 684 percent, with FitBit and JawBone leading basic fitness band shipments, and Samsung leading the smart band category.
  • What will matter in the fall smartphone lineup? takes an educated guess. Hint: it isn’t color. The iPhone 6 is among the most anticipated devices of the fall, as evidenced by the closing of Apple stock shares above $100 Tuesday, an all-time high.
  • Tech tipster @evleaks is retiring — but the renowned leaker is going out with a bang by sharing images of what the Moto X+1 for Verizon will likely look like.
  • Coming to AirWatch Connect Atlanta? Find out who is sponsoring the event.


Lanier Norville

Lanier Norville

Lanier Norville has been writing and editing for online publications for six years. Before joining AirWatch, she was the editor of three medical technology magazines including the award-winning publication TechNation.

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