Ten years ago today, the first iPhone arrived, sporting an all-new user interface built on a multi-touch screen and a virtual keyboard that soon replaced all that had come before for mobile devices.
Combined with internet access and, later, an online app store that offered enterprise applications, the iPhone allowed workers to treat their cell phone as a more convenient, portable computer. It also meant that companies had to figure out — quickly — how to manage all those new iPhones.
Steve Palmucci remembers suddenly seeing new iPhones show up at work, and he immediately worried about its lack of security and business capabilities. Nevertheless, employees seemed to love them, and made it clear they wanted to use them for work.
It’s the mid-1990s, and this programmer pilot fish has just been hired as a manager at a company where most employees are still learning how to use their new desktop computers.”At best, my boss’s knowledge of how to use a PC was limited to e-mail an…
The Eclipse Foundation’s annual release train, featuring simultaneous updates to dozens of projects, has just arrived, featuring preliminary Java 9 support. Called Oxygen, the release train covers 83 projects and includes 71 million lines of code.
Here are the key updates in Oxygen:
Despite challenges facing the world’s second-largest economy, views on China were largely optimistic at the World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian.
Hu Weiwei, founder and president of Mobike, said the company has plans to move into the U.S. market.
It was “quite egocentric” of the West to be cautious of China’s rise, the popular talk show host said.
Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale feared coming out in such a “traditional” workplace.
Lloyd’s of London’s CEO Inga Beale is getting inspiration from the young people around her.
Uber has for the first time laid out its case to prove Alphabet’s allegations of theft of trade secrets are false. And now Alphabet is alleging Uber’s latest claims are part of a pattern of covering up what really happened.
The European Union’s remaining members must take greater responsibility for “existential” challenges the world faces, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
A trip to Poland by President Donald Trump next week may feel like a diplomatic coup for the right-wing government, but western European nations are uneasy it will encourage Warsaw’s defiance towards Brussels.
The Fed appears to have gone soft on U.S. banks after the regulator opted to clear every major lender in its latest annual review, according to former Federal Reserve official Carl Tannenbaum.
Talk-show host Jin Xing might be one of China’s most prolific personalities, but she’s still renting her home.