Apple improves design for disassembly with ban of two toxic chemicals

Lisa Jackson, vice president of environmental initiatives at worldwide tech giant, Apple, says the company will prohibit the use of benzene and n-hexane in the assembly of its electronics used in overseas factories during the final stages of iPhone production. Benzene: A carcinogen associated with leukemia N-hexane: Workers who are exposed to high concentrations in…

Survey: Enterprise mobile spending spikes, data security struggles

A recent enterprise mobility survey commissioned by Oracle found that mobile-related IT expenses are expected to grow by more than 50 percent in two years. Unfortunately, security and integration remain issues of concern. Survey respondents included 414 IT management executives from around the world, including CIOs, CTOs, senior vice presidents or vice presidents, directors or…