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Payments startup Stripe is currently experimenting with a new way of hiring. Instead of recruiting just one individual, the company wants to bring in an entire team all at once. Stripe is calling this 'Bring-Your-Own-Team' and here's why it thinks this is a good approach.

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Google just announced Android For Work, which aims to make managing diverse Android devices easier and eliminate the headaches associated with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approaches. But does it offer any real benefits you couldn't already get with an mobile device management (MDM) platform? Lifehacker investigates.

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Australians love us some free Wi-Fi. According to new figures from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), three million Australians made use of public Wi-Fi hotspots for internet access.

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Today BlackBerry launched the latest weapon in its long-term comeback plan: the cross-platform business app Blend. As its name implies, Blend allows BlackBerry users to access their messages and content on a range of tablet and PC screens while still under the protection of BlackBerry's secure network. In other words, it hopes to render "device-hopping" a thing of the past.

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Research firm Telsyte says that 1.8 million tablets sold in Australia in the first half of the year. That's a large number, but it's also down 28 per cent on the same period last year. What's happening?

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Last month, Apple and IBM announced a partnership which will see the two tech giants partner on the development of specific enterprise apps for iOS and offering new management and delivery options for iPhones and iPads. It's an interesting development, but it's not going to fundamentally change the role of Apple technology in the enterprise.

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Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are often focused on defining exactly what employees can and can't do. In some cases, it may be more helpful to stop drawing that distinction between internal workers and external users.

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One of the most fundamental questions facing any business looking to update its mobile strategy is this: should you let your staff choose whatever technology they like and offer to support it, or instead force them to pick from a more restricted list? Let's weigh up the pros and cons of each approach.

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According to Lillian Tay, a principal research analyst with Gartner, smartphones are becoming the hub of cloud services and tablets have created a new paradigm for computer usage that has never been seen or thought before by consumers.

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BYOD has been dominating analyst reports, enterprise IT strategies and the tech media for some time now. But some recent analysis is suggesting that the device focus is missing the bigger, more complex picture.

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Bring your own device (BYOD) has become a reality for businesses of all sizes — in many cases, employees will be both astonished and unhappy if you don't let them make use of their own smartphones and tablets. If you're running a small business, how can you embrace BYOD without creating extra risks and hassles?