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News Scan: BBM's new mobile payment features; Swrve pockets $10M;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 18, including the expansion plans BlackBerry has for BBM uses, a new financing round for mobile marketing startup Swrve, the moves banks are making to convince wary Europeans on mobile payments, where white-box devices are going to flourish and the effect 4G LTE will have on the fixed wireless market.

News Scan: France's Illiad offers to buy T-Mobile; Apple closes $3B Beats deal; more

Check out the hottest mobiel IT news for Friday, August 1, including France's Illiad making a $15 billion bid for majority stake in T-Mobile US, Apple's purchase of Beats cleared, BBM for Windows Phone, Nokia's plan to buy Panasonic's wireless network business and the Facebook mobile app's free Internet for people in Zambia.

BlackBerry shows off ultra-secure BBM Protected service

BlackBerry recently demonstrated its BBM Protected messaging service at the BlackBerry Experience event held in Washington, D.C. last week.

News Scan: Finally, a way for BlackBerry to make money; Has mobile made Office obsolete?; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for March 25, including BlackBerry's plans to make money from BBM, the potential dying out of Microsoft Office, non-trucking commercial fleets increasingly turning to telematics, the expected improvements for the wearable device battery industry and the growing market for tablet hybrids.

News Scan: Facebook mobile referrals on the rise; BBM coming to Windows Phone, Nokia X

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Feb. 25, including where Facebook gets it's referrals from, future destinations for BBM, the movement to reducing device subsidies, an entrepreneur's new wirelss connection technology and what obstacles still stand in the way of small cells.

News scan: Cellular M2M devices to top 500M; Intuit buys FullSlate; more

Quick takes on Thursday, 10/31 news including: Cellular M2M growth, Inuit's new acquisition, location-based mobile ads, the new BBM and Facebook's latest findings.

News Bytes: Enterprise use inspires iPad Air; 10M BBM downloads on first day; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 10/23.

Google targets WhatsApp, BBM and others with Hangouts app for Android, iOS

Google at its I/O developer's conference said it will release a new, standalone Hangouts app that will be available to Android, iOS and Web users. The app will collect text, image and video conversations into one service and essentially represents Google's response to the growth of messaging apps like WhatsApp, Viber and BlackBerry's BBM. Hangouts will replace Google Talk and G+ Messenger.