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As more workers take their smartphones to work, business use of mobile apps rises sharply

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

Already there are 132 million people around the world who use their smartphones at work, and that number is forecast to grow by nearly a third this year to 174 million.

By 2017, there will be 328 million workers bringing their own smartphones to work, according to the latest quarterly report from Good Technology.

The study also found that companies are adopting mobile apps for use in their business at an increasing rate.

Read the whole story at Re/code here.

By Ina Fried, Re/code.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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