IBM to Buy Worklight
IBM today indicated that it intends to purchase Worklight, a company that specializes in software for smartphones and tablets. With the purchase, IBM will be able to offer its customers a platform that helps speed the delivery of existing and new mobile applications to multiple devices. It also helps smartphones and tablets connect to corporate systems securely. Worklight's tools will allow IBM to write applications once that run on Android, BlackBerry, and iOS smartphones. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.