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Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Preview & the 1 Billionth iPhone Top This Week’s Top Mobile News

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For the people and by the people.

Microsoft listened to 75 million Windows Insiders opinions and made 5,000 changes to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update based on the feedback, according to Network World. The Anniversary Update isn’t generally available until next Tuesday, but tech reviewers got an early preview. Read about the 10 best new features at The Verge.

Cortana Windows 10

Access Cortana above the lock screen in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Over 1 billion served.

Apple celebrated a milestone Wednesday, selling the billionth iPhone. Meanwhile, the tech giant is quietly tapping talent to move into the next big market: self-driving software. Read more at Bloomberg.

Mobile-palooza.

Thousands filed into Chicago’s Grant Park yesterday for the opening day of Lollapalooza. Just about everything festivalgoers will do this weekend—enter, eat, access VIP—revolves around wristbands provided by Front Gate Tickets. Find out how the company manages the rugged devices they use to scan festival wristbands at the AirWatch Blog.

What is your internet strategy?

Enterprise mobility blogger Jack Madden predicts one day asking “What is our mobile strategy?” will be like asking “What is our internet strategy?” It will sound ridiculous because mobility will be embedded everywhere. For now, we’ve got work to do. Read his insights at BrianMadden.com.

Quote of the Week

“Yahoo is a company that changed the world. Before Yahoo, the Internet was a government research project. Yahoo humanized and popularized the web, email, search, real-time media, and more.”
Marissa Meyer on Verizon’s acquisition of internet pioneer Yahoo

Oh my Wi-Fi.

Mobile devices could radically transform in as little as two years, thanks to 5G wireless technology. 5G will be at least 100 times faster, accelerating the adoption of high-resolution video and 3D. Check out MIT Technology Review’s forecast of our 5G future.

Stop ordering your security on the side.

Only 18% of IT organizations include security in digital transformation initiatives (mobile, Internet of Things, cloud and self-service projects). 85% agreed security should be included early, but 76% said security is often brought in too late. Read more survey results at eWeek.

The right approach to security.

With unified endpoint management and security, IT no longer needs to separate the two at all, and the technology is totally reshaping the future of computing. VMware End-User Computing SVP Sumit Dhawan details why this is a massive innovation for EUC.

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Ashley Speagle

Ashley Speagle

Ashley is a content marketing specialist for VMware AirWatch.

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