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Spotlight: China keeps crown as top source of attack traffic

China has easily retained its crown as the top source of attack traffic, originating more than three times the observed attack traffic as second place holder U.S., according fourth quarter data compiled by Akamai.

Sponsored data funds BYOD programs in emerging markets

Sponsored data programs are funding mobile data use in emerging markets, including BYOD programs at companies in those regions, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.

News Scan: BBM now available for smartwatches; Motorola returns to China; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 8, including the new feature BlackBerry is pushing to smartwatches, the return of Motorola to China, how IT leaders can get more out of their markets, the Big 3 remain in their spots in the ADAS market and the latest tether Microsoft is losing from its software.

News Scan: Verizon joins Sprint in cutting jobs; Apple to accept China UnionPay cards in China stores; more

Check out the hottest news items for Nov. 17, including the expected job cuts at Verizon, Apple cozying up to China's UnionPay, the growth on the horizon for 802.15.4 wireless devices, new readable tech from Fujitsu and a plan for iBeacons from Hudson's Bay.

China accused of USPS breach, but could it have been a data broker?

The United States Postal Service, or USPS,  reported this week  that it was hacked. The breach affects over 800,000 employees and all customers who contacted the agency by phone or email between January 1 and August 16, 2014.

Are the days of the mobile phone gold rush in China over?

China, the world's largest mobile phone market, has been seen for years by vendors as a place of seemingly unlimited demand for mobile technology. That time may be over. 

Asia-Pacific region continues strong adoption of mobile technologies

The Asia-Pacific region continues to be a leader in adopting new mobile technology and devices.

IBM, China team on big data energy conservation and renewable energy project

IBM Research just announced it launched a broad 10-year initiative to "support China in delivering on its ambitious energy and environmental goals." Dubbed "Green Horizon" one of its first partners is the Beijing Municipal Government.

News Brief: Pants that charge your smartphone; Photos that smell;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 20, including the charging pants of the future, China on the precipice with LTE, Startup Path's newest acquisition, a picture's worth a thousand scents and the creative way T-Mobile is trying to recruit customers.

Spread of APTs fuels enterprise spending on threat intelligence

With the U.S. Department of Justice indicting Chinese military officials for industrial espionage, the advanced persistent threat, a method favored by state-sponsored attackers, is top of mind for IT security pros.