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BlackBerry CEO calls Android's Knox security 'far from enough'

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken swipe at Android's Knox security, shortly after Google announced that it will be implementing more enterprise-centric security and management features to Android as part of what it called 'Android for Work.'  

News Scan: Athletes try out iWatch; Android dodges patent bullet; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 23, including the professional athletes who are testing the iWatch, the ruling in Gemalto's case against Android makers, How Intel is trying to box out Qualcomm for providing iPhone baseband chips, the slip-up that revealed the Surface Mini and Amazon's plans to expand its appstore.

News Scan: World Cup viewing--a moveable feast; Amazon to unveil smartphone today; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 18, including 50 percent of World Cup viewers doing so on mobile devices, Amazon's plan to unveil their smartphone today, BlackBerry's deal with Amazon's Appstore, Ringly's 'smart ring' release and the IoT's growth threatens to disrupt connected car market.

News Scan: BlackBerry releases secure enterprise BBM; Tapatalk raises $5.8M; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for June 6, BlackBerry eyes the enterprise with secure BBM, Tapatalk's multimillion dollar venture capital boost, the activities PND companies are trying to utilize, Samsung's tablet with a foldable screen and  an increase in use time for Android.

BlackBerry sees mobile payments as a path to revival

The mobile payments market is set to take off, with Gartner forecasting a 35 percent annual growth rate through 2017, and BlackBerry is betting that the market holds a key to its revival.

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: iPhone 5s top seller in U.S.; BES 10 gets thumbs up; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 8, including the reign of the iPhone 5s, the most affordable mobile enterprise service, the app next and AppHome deal, Yahoo's key to engaging customers over social media and the increase in revenue connected to A2P messaging.

News Scan: What's the next mobile craze?; Heartbleed bug in BES 10 plugged; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, April 23 including home screen customization apps becoming the next mobile obsession, BlackBerry's BES 10 security patch for Heartbleed vulnerability, the surge in marketing budgets this year according to IDC, increased investment by mobile operators in deep packet inspection and IP multimedia subsystem as an alternative to UC in the enterprise.

News Scan: T-Mobile offers BlackBerry customers credit; Sprint Spark phones come up short; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 4/4 including: T-Mobile's $100 credit offer to BlackBerry customers, the lack of ability to make calls and web browse simultaneously on the Sprint Spark, Google encourages CIOs to get ready for wearables and embrace BYOD, who will dominate the BYOD security market and the decision of Mozilla's new CEO to step down because of his stance on same-sex marriage.

BlackBerry continues to sing the blues

There is more bad news for BlackBerry. Following BlackBerry's report of a net loss of $5.9 billion and a 38 percent revenue decline for its most recent fiscal year comes a Ponemon Institute survey that finds close to half of financial services IT pros plan to phase out BlackBerry completely by next year.