IDC: Windows Phone Now in 3rd Place
Should Enterprises Skip Windows 8?
Financial Times Latest Hacking Target
Pentagon Gives iOS 6 Security OK
Tech, Labor Spar on Immigration
Has Microsoft Phone moved into a coveted though distant third place for smartphone platforms behind Google's Android and Apple's iOS? A new report says yes, while BlackBerry has slipped to No. 4.
Because of the interface changes and compatibility issues, most businesses will not adopt Windows 8 as their standard, but must be prepared to meet employee BYOD demand for it, Forrester Research says.
The Financial Times is the latest victim of the Syrian Electronic Army, a group that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The U.K.-based newspaper said a blog and its Twitter accounts were hacked.
In a vote of confidence for Apple's iOS devices, the Defense Department has given the all-clear for employees to use iPads and iPhones for work. But only those running iOS 6, and only if issued by the government.
Opponents say the push led by by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.