Wireless charging is about convenience and productivity

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If you had to list the top five workplace technology trends for the coming year, you’d probably pretty quickly come up with connected devices, voice-activated technologies, augmented reality (AR), and artificial intelligence (AI). What would be the fifth item? According to 2,000 U.K. office workers surveyed recently by Workthere, a global consultant to organizations looking […]

What will be the next tech inventions we can’t live without?

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Google recently celebrated 20 years of existence. Now, two decades really isn’t a lot of time in the big picture. But the world’s most popular search engine — though it’s not the first internet search engine — now is such a part of our daily lives that its very name has been turned into a […]

The “freedom” to work anywhere comes at a hidden cost

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Mobile technology, the argument goes, liberates enterprise workers from the confines of the office, enabling them to be productive at home, on the road, or in the local coffee shop. But can this “freedom” to work anywhere, and at any time, have a subtly pernicious impact on a mobile device owner’s private and professional life? […]

Beyond “mobile-first” to “mobile-only”?

Mobile technology is now a top or growing priority for the vast majority of enterprises, a new global survey shows. More than one in four respondents (27%) to Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s (EME) mid-year survey said mobile was the top priority for their enterprises, while 61% called mobile a “growing priority”. “The proliferation of mobile devices […]

Study: 40% of used devices contain personal info

Here’s a new data point for IT professionals to ponder during their sleepless nights: 40% of electronic devices sold in publicly available resale channels contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII). A study by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) analyzed hard drives, mobile phones and tablets. “While there have been similar studies over the past decade, […]