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Top Mobile News this Week: Super Bowl Super Cell, Microsoft’s Thumbs Up, EMM Ch-ch-changes

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Verizon gets started on their Super Bowl cell-ebration.

Verizon Wireless is turning San Francisco into a sort of super cell for Super Bowl Sunday and moving forward on a 5G network so sports fans can share selfies to their hearts’ content. More in this PCWorld story.

Microsoft gives iOS a thumbs-up.

In the beta test of the iOS version of Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard, a new fan-shaped keyboard aims to make it easier to type with just one thumb, reports Thurrott.

VMware EUC live online event registrationTwo massive EMM ch-ch-changes.

VMware’s Noah Wasmer: “EMM is not about devices.” Read his two predictions on how EMM is flexing and changing to equip the enterprise for quickly evolving business mobility.

Back in my day…

iOS 9.3 promises to be epic for education, making those chalkboard erasers we all hated clapping together a thing of the past. Learn all the innovations in the beta version that help transform classrooms into the digital, mobile era. Get the details here.

Parking tickets go mobile.

Municipal Citation Solutions shared how a single app now enables parking enforcement officers to take pictures, scan license plates and even populate information to the app from a registration sticker—all from a rugged device. Read CTS’ business transformation story here.

Enterprises put a lock on the cloud.

New “Cloud Access Security Broker” collaboration between AirWatch and CloudLock helps enterprise leverage identity, access management and policy enforcement to secure the mobile cloud. Read the full story here.

And this tweet.

GM Sanjay Poonen shared VMware EUC’s “Billion Dollar Club” success and VMware Airwatch’s growth on Twitter this week. (We highly recommend following him.)


On this week’s webinar and event radar:

Blakely Thomas-Aguilar

Blakely Thomas-Aguilar

Blakely is a brand journalist for VMware AirWatch by day, sci-fi/fantasy book-aholic (and mom of 3!) by night.

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