Apple, Samsung close to Pentagon security approvals

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What do you do if you're the Pentagon and you can't decide whether to equip employees with iPhone or Android devices? You give them both.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Department of Defense will soon issue security approvals for devices made by both Apple and Samsung, including iPads, iPHones and Galaxy tablets.

It's a big move in an industry that is still dominated by Blackberry and a step toward standardizing iOS and Android as acceptable in high-security environments.


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