AirWatch, mobile security and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider, announced a $25 million investment by Accel Partners. AirWatch says the funding will help it accelerate global growth, scale research and development team and support the innovation and adoption of their content collaboration solution, Secure Content Locker.
Gemalto has announced that it is providing Orange with an end-to-end solution that will offer their subscribers seamless access to a new generation of eGovernment services in Moldova. Gemalto’s solution operates with an embedded software in the handset’s UICC, connected to an authentication service platform, Mobile ID from Valimo, an open software and service platform provider. Gemalto says the solution transforms any type of mobile phone into a device capable of delivering user authentication and legally binding signatures.
Google yesterday announced that in the coming months Android will include native support for Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart devices. Phones and tablets with a dual-mode Bluetooth chip running the coming version of Android will qualify as Bluetooth Smart Ready. Bluetooth Smart Ready is the "premium" designation for devices that are compatible with virtually any Bluetooth enabled product, from keyboards or audio headphones, to the next generation of ultra power-efficient Bluetooth Smart appcessories, like the FitBit Flex or the Pebble watch.
GreatCall today announced that its free Urgent Care app leads the iTunes medical category as well as the Google Play medical category. Since launching in January, Urgent Care has become GreatCall’s fastest growing app by offering customers healthcare assistance with no insurance and no co-pay necessary. Urgent Care provides individuals and families with 24/7 access to affordable, quality healthcare information and live medical specialists whenever and wherever they need it. No matter where a customer might be when they need help, whether on summer travel, or home at midnight, people can pay $3.99 to speak with a live registered nurse or board-certified physician, if necessary, to resolve medical issues without stepping foot in a doctor’s office. Callers can even receive common prescriptions, including medications like antibiotics and antihistamines, to treat a wide range of conditions.