South Koreans under 18 who own a smartphone must now accept a monitoring app on their devices by law.
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Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.
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Rachel King is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in San Francisco, covering business and enterprise technology for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has previously worked for The Business Insider, FastCompany.com, CNN's San Francisco bureau and the U.S. Department of State. Rachel has also written for MainStreet.com, Irish America Magazine and the New York Daily News, among others. Rachel has a B.A. in Mass Communications and History from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University, where she served as art director for the student magazine, Plated. In her spare time, she enjoys playing trumpet, learning rock climbing and archery, and listening to NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour. Someday she also will be perfectly fluent in both French and Spanish. Someday.
Salesforce is expected to report a strong first quarter, but merger and acquisition rumors will serve as a backdrop.
If ad-free mobile browsing is the future, where does this leave businesses which rely upon it?
Now that CSC is done restructuring it will split into two companies focused on the commercial and public sector markets.
The Bay Area-based company added 95,000 subscriptions during the quarter.
The retail giant says that once completed in 2016, the rollout will be one of the largest implementations of RFID in the retail industry.
IDC data indicates that India's outsourcing companies now account for more than half of the total contract value of the top 100 deals.
Wal-Mart's e-commerce efforts contributed about .2 percent to its U.S. sales and the retailer is investing to create a more seamless Web, social, mobile and brick-and-mortar handoff.
The communication-as-a-service provider rolled out a series of new platform features to kick off its SIGNAL conference.
Now a member of the unicorn club, the integration software maker plans to focus on international growth and technology development.
The new MacBook Pro, equipped with the new Force Touch trackpad, is touted as faster and longer-lasting.
The company said that it will roll out a series of OpenStack services designed to help enterprise customers use the cloud framework for hybrid, private and public cloud deployments.
To paraphrase the Supremes, R&D can't be hurried and it's a game of give and take. Apple tells Icahn to cool his jets over an Apple TV, which reportedly was scrapped.
General Wireless should be bound by RadioShack's previous promises not to sell or rent customer data collected, but the future landscape is going to change. Data is a company's primary asset.
Christine Heckart knows about the intersection of marketing and IT: As a CMO and one-time CIO, she serves up lessons on cloud, marketing and customer data.