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Ruckus unveils cloud-based Wi-Fi management

Ruckus Wireless' new Smart Wi-Fi Access Management Service (SAMS) shifts local network infrastructure--such as WLAN controllers, authentication servers, captive portals, advertising engines and content filtering--into the cloud, a move the company claims will enable businesses to more quickly and easily roll out public Wi-Fi hotspots.

IDC: Global wearables shipments to reach almost 112 million in 2018

Shipment volumes of wearable technology are expected to exceed 19 million units in 2014, more than tripling last year's sales.

Report: App store and mobile ad revenue will soon overtake PC online display

Mobile app stores like iOS and Google Play, along with mobile in-app ads, are significantly outpacing ads on PC or mobile browsers, according to a joint research paper from IDC and App Annie. 

Verizon focuses on data analytics at Palo Alto facility

Verizon has made Palo Alto, Calif., as the main site to conduct research and development for its growing data analytics practice.

IDC cuts tablet growth rate forecast for 2014, cites maturing market

Research firm IDC thinks the tablet market will grow in 2014 compared to 2013 but at a slower pace than it previously forecasted, with a maturing market, stabilizing prices and a decline in low-cost tablets all contributing to the weaker growth.

IDC reduces worldwide tablet growth forecast for 2014

The worldwide tablet market is forecast to grow by 19.4 per cent in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6 per cent in 2013, according to latest forecasts from IDC. The research company reduced the 2014 forecast by 3.6 per cent from its previous projection.

IDC: Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to single digits by 2017

Worldwide smartphone shipments will slow to 8.3 per cent annual growth in 2017 and 6.2 per cent in 2018, according to latest figures from IDC. This contrasts with 39.2 per cent growth from 2012 to 2013, when smartphone units surpassed 1 billion for the first time.

IDC: Android, iOS to dip slightly in 2018 while Windows Phone to grow slightly

According to a new report from research firm IDC, Google's Android platform is predicted to maintain the top spot among smartphone platforms this year, with 78.9 percent global market share.

Gartner: Smartphones outsell feature phones in 2013

Gartner said 2013 was a tipping point for the mobile phone market, as smartphone sales outpaced feature phones for the first time.

Why Microsoft is finally winning over Windows Phone 8 converts

It's the kind of strategy that might catch iOS and Android developers off guard: a mobile OS platform provider going out of its way to make it easier to publish on its app store.