AT&T revealed their intention to jump on the bring-your-own-device enterprise bandwagon with their business-friendly Toggle service last October, which thoughtfully allowed users to segregate their personal and work content on their smartphones or tablets. Now the company has announced a handful of new updates to the service to make it a more appealing option for companies and IT departments looking to ride the BYOD wave.
13 Jun 2012
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Google sadly scrapped its plans to introduce a plastic "universal" credit card that works at point-of-sale as a way to use its Google Wallet service out in the real world, but the company has not given up on its NFC-powered payments solution just yet. The company announced Wednesday evening the Google Wallet app now works on more phones: the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note II and HTC One on Sprint, and the Samsung Galaxy Note II on US Cellular.Read similar
Veteran music streaming service Rhapsody has been around for over a decade. It's managed to survive in a turbulent (and oftentimes) crowded market, even as it has been eclipsed in popularity by services like Rdio and Spotify. In fact, Rhapsody was the first on-demand service to offer unlimited access to a substantial catalog of music for a flat monthly subscription fee, paving the way for startups like Spotify.Read similar
The ability to create virtual, disposable phone numbers is paving the way for a new wave of startups, from those attacking the BYOD (bring-your-own-device) trend at work like SendHub, to apps like Burner for iOS, which offers the privacy of a temporary number without the need to buy an actual "burner" cell phone. Today, another new application called Hushed, somewhat along the lines of Burner, is making its debut on Android first. But this time, the startup is offering support for over 40 countries around the world.Read similar
To make its new streaming video service work, MediaCorp has hired Israeli video startup Tvinci to get the service on multiple devices. As a platform for video distribution, Tvinci helps companies to release streaming video services online and on other devices. Through a single content management system, operators can quickly and easily build and deploy apps for mobile phones, tablets, connected TVs, and streaming set-top boxes.Read similar