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Ah, the iPhone. Roughly a third of American adults use them. In fact my analytics suggests there's a better than even chance you're reading this article on one right now.

For almost nine years, the mobile industry has had a gale-force wind at its back.

If the Apple Watch has taught me anything, it’s that all smartwatches are going to require us as product developers, marketers, and publishers to fundamentally reconsider our notion of interruptions and the role they play in how we communicate and engage with consumers.

My company (CHRIS CAVE), InterDigital, recently sponsored a survey conducted by the Telecom Industry Association on the topic of 5G development and deployment – one of the first of its kind, and necessary reading in these early days of 5G. Necessary reading because, quite frankly, we’re still in the earliest stages of actually defining what 5G will be, and the opinions of operators are useful in outlining needs, evaluating early research efforts, and discussing business impact.

We all know that entrepreneurs and business owners have to think fast to survive. It's in their blood; moving quickly is a natural instinct to them. Still, it's difficult to overstate the importance of speed in business. With the pace at which society progresses, companies have to do whatever it takes to stay relevant. Here are four reasons why speed is everything in business.

It's hard to believe that the iPhone launched just 8 years ago. iPhone & Android smartphones with their millions of apps ushered in the mobile era a few years back. Now, for most of us, apps are firmly integrated into every day of our lives. It all started with the launch of the Apple App Store in 2008, which debuted with 500 apps. (There are now more than one million.) The initial crop of apps was made up largely of games and utilities. Matthew Panzarino, of TechCrunch, outlines the phases of app evolution we've moved through since then.

The digital age has taught us all to live in a patientless, insta-world. Twenty years of clicking, texting, and now swiping, has led consumers to demand even more simplicity and speed online — demands that keep on growing, especially when it comes to online shopping.

Many of us are making a point to be more productive in 2015. Here are some of the best apps available for iOS and Android to help you this year insanely productive:

If you live in Silicon Valley, chances are that you are reading this article from your iPhone, while riding in an Uber car to the company you work at that holds the next world-changing technology.

By now, many companies are having their departments wade through a litany of strategy meetings to determine next year’s budget. CIOs and their directors will certainly be in the mix, particularly as it relates to cyber-security initiatives. While it’s important to look at what systems are in place and what state-of-the-art technology should be employed to mission-critical networks, one cost-effective element for thwarting the next threat is often overlooked: training.