As growth slows and vendors make less money on each sale, mobile operators will need to identify other services and perks to make money, according to researchers at Ovum.
While threats to data security and privacy are often perceived to come from the outside, all signs point to internal threats being just as dangerous, intentional or not, according to a new Forrester report.
Without exception, using a credit or debit card was deemed more secure than a mobile phone, whether the purchase was made in-store or online, according to a survey sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance and PayPal. In addition, the personal computer was seen as the safest option for accessing the Web by 62 percent of the respondents versus six percent who chose a smartphone.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have created microscopic enclosures to group certain forms of bacteria together to discover how they interact to spread disease.
Worldwide IT spending will peak at $3.8 trillion in 2014, marking the beginning of the Digital Industrial Economy era, according to Gartner.
A new survey shows that only 8.7 percent of tablet buyers want to use the tablet as a replacement for their laptops.
Women are coming online later and less frequently than men around the world, according to a new report by the Broadband Commission Working Group on broadband and gender.
Gartner projects downloads of mobile apps will exceed 102 billion this year, but most of them are free, not paid.
Tablet shipments will surpass total PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013, IDC predicts.
Researchers in at the University of Washington have mapped out a wireless communication system intended to allow devices to communicate with each other without relying on batteries or wires for power, bolstering the Internet of Things.