5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3197695/blockchain/5-ways-blockchain-is-the-new-business-collaboration-tool.html#tk.rss_all While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries. That’s mainly because of its … Read more

HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3256004/mobile-wireless/hp-expands-its-device-as-a-service-offering-to-include-apple.html#tk.rss_all HP is expanding its Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering to cover Apple’s iOS and macOS hardware. As part of HP’s expanded DaaS offering, known more generally under the industry term of … Read more

Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3254774/security/microsoft-wants-to-use-blockchain-to-secure-your-identity.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft is working to create a blockchain-based, decentralized digital identity management platform that would allow users to own and secure access to their online persona via an encrypted database … Read more

Microsoft to test blockchain-based self-sovereign ID system

Microsoft to test blockchain-based self-sovereign ID system

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3254774/security/microsoft-to-test-blockchain-based-self-sovereign-id-system.html#tk.rss_all Microsoft is working to create a blockchain-based, decentralized digital identity management platform that would allow users to own and secure access to their online persona via an encrypted database … Read more

Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252854/mobile-wireless/mobile-app-management-is-being-driven-by-unmanaged-devices.html#tk.rss_all The need to manage applications on unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile app management (MAM) software and services, according to a new … Read more

Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

Governments eye their own blockchain cryptocurrencies

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252179/e-commerce/governments-eye-their-own-blockchain-cryptocurrencies.html#tk.rss_all Last year’s blockchain pilot projects are rapidly becoming this year’s live implementations in a variety of industries, and even sectors that have until now been vexed by the distributed … Read more

Apple’s iOS push could change healthcare data sharing, still won’t kill the fax

Apple’s iOS push could change healthcare data sharing, still won’t kill the fax

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3251835/mobile-wireless/apples-ios-push-could-change-healthcare-data-sharing-still-wont-kill-the-fax.html#tk.rss_all Apple’s Health Records feature in the upcoming iOS 11.3 rollout may be the most high-profile attempt at sharing healthcare data between caregiver and patient, but it won’t succeed without … Read more

iPhone 8 and X propel Apple into smartphone lead over Samsung

iPhone 8 and X propel Apple into smartphone lead over Samsung

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252776/mobile-wireless/iphone-8-and-x-propel-apple-into-smartphone-lead-over-samsung.html#tk.rss_all Apple has surpassed Samsung as the world’s leading shipper of smartphones, according to two industry reports released today. Though IDC and IHS Markit had differing numbers for the fourth … Read more

Why Google partnered with MobileIron – and what they plan to offer

Why Google partnered with MobileIron – and what they plan to offer

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252210/mobile-wireless/why-google-partnered-with-mobileiron-and-what-they-plan-to-offer.html#tk.rss_all Google Cloud and MobileIron have announced a partnership to provide a secure enterprise applications and services portal. Why Google Cloud and MobileIron? Because Google wants to use its Orbitera … Read more

Meet ‘Sawtooth,’ a new modular platform for building enterprise blockchains

Meet ‘Sawtooth,’ a new modular platform for building enterprise blockchains

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3252247/it-industry/meet-sawtooth-a-modular-platform-for-building-enterprise-blockchains.html#tk.rss_all The Linux Foundation’s open-source blockchain collaborative, Hyperledger, has unveiled Sawtooth 1.0, a modular framework for building, deploying and running business blockchains. Blockchain proof-of-concept pilots based on Sawtooth 1.0 have … Read more

With iOS 11.3, Apple looks to unite patients and their healthcare data

With iOS 11.3, Apple looks to unite patients and their healthcare data

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3251746/mobile-wireless/12-hospitals-to-share-patient-health-info-via-ios-113.html#tk.rss_all Apple has announced that its upcoming iOS 11.3 release will allow patients to view electronic medical records (EMRs) and other clinical information about themselves on iPhones and iPads. Apple’s new … Read more

Spending on blockchain technology to double this year to $2.1B

Spending on blockchain technology to double this year to $2.1B

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3251505/financial-it/spending-on-blockchain-networks-to-double-this-year-to-21b.html#tk.rss_all Spending by enterprises and other entities on blockchain networks is expected to reach $2.1 billion this year, more than double what was spent on the distributed electronic ledger technology … Read more

WD turns to single app portal to create ‘mobile moments’ for workers

WD turns to single app portal to create ‘mobile moments’ for workers

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3250846/mobile-wireless/wd-turns-to-single-app-portal-to-create-mobile-moments-for-workers.html#tk.rss_all Over the past year and a half, storage hardware maker Western Digital (WD) has been in the throes of a massive integration of three companies onto a single application … Read more

Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3250274/data-storage/blockchain-and-cryptocurrency-may-soon-underpin-cloud-storage.html#tk.rss_all Through blockchain, Roberto Galoppini sees an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: His organization, FileZilla, can offer users free online data storage while also allowing them to … Read more

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249252/emerging-technology/blockchain-will-be-the-killer-app-for-supply-chain-management-in-2018.html#tk.rss_all This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the distributed ledger technology is set to disrupt. … Read more

Maersk, IBM create world’s first blockchain-based, electronic shipping platform

Maersk, IBM create world’s first blockchain-based, electronic shipping platform

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3247758/emerging-technology/maersk-ibm-create-worlds-first-blockchain-based-electronic-shipping-platform.html#tk.rss_all Maersk and IBM today announced a joint venture to deploy a blockchain-based  electronic shipping system that will digitize supply chains and track international cargo in real time. The new … Read more

China’s moves against cryptocurrencies could affect blockchain growth

China’s moves against cryptocurrencies could affect blockchain growth

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3247324/financial-it/chinas-moves-against-cryptocurrencies-could-affect-blockchain-growth.html#tk.rss_all While the hype around bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has sent their prices  skyrocketing, some governments and companies are restricting activity to head off potential money laundering and protect consumers … Read more

Ethereum explores a fix for blockchain’s performance problem

Ethereum explores a fix for blockchain’s performance problem

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3245928/emerging-technology/ethereum-explores-a-fix-for-blockchains-performance-problem.html#tk.rss_all The creator of the open-source blockchain platform Ethereum is exploring ways to fix an innate issue with the technology – the inability for processing capacity to effectively scale. And … Read more

Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium, touts 15-watt underdesk charging

Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium, touts 15-watt underdesk charging

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3245809/mobile-wireless/powermat-joins-the-wireless-power-consortium-touts-15-watt-underdesk-charging.html#tk.rss_all Wireless charging firm Powermat has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), a group that promotes the adoption of the popular Qi charging specification. The move signals a further consolidation of the … Read more

Befuddled by blockchain? What to consider before diving in

Befuddled by blockchain? What to consider before diving in

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3245507/emerging-technology/befuddled-by-blockchain-what-to-consider-before-diving-in.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain, perhaps best known for underpinning its better-known progeny, Bitcoin, is a rapidly evolving technology that remains something of a mystery for IT shops and in boardrooms. To read … Read more

Blockchain in the real world: 3 enterprise use cases

Blockchain in the real world: 3 enterprise use cases

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243700/emerging-technology/blockchain-in-the-real-world-3-enterprise-use-cases.html#tk.rss_all While blockchain technology tends to get the most attention for its role in underpinning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether, vertical industries are quickly adopting it for its efficiency … Read more

Google attacks Android fragmentation, pushes use of newer API, OS versions

Google attacks Android fragmentation, pushes use of newer API, OS versions

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242995/android/google-attacks-android-fragmentation-pushes-use-of-newer-api-os-versions.html#tk.rss_all While certainly not a panacea for its Android fragmentation issue, Google is planning to force Android developers to use newer app code in order for their apps to be … Read more

Blockchain jobs continue to explode, offer salary premiums

Blockchain jobs continue to explode, offer salary premiums

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3235972/it-careers/blockchain-jobs-continue-to-explode-offer-salary-premiums.html#tk.rss_all An uptick in job openings for technologists with blockchain development skills  continued through the last quarter of 2017. Blockchain developers rank second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, … Read more