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News Scan: FTC files complaint against Amazon over in-app purchases; TSMC ships first chips to Apple; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, July 11, including FTC complaints against Amazon for unauthorized in-app purchases by kids, how mobile site redirects are hurting e-retailers, Apple's CarPlay is to be installed in 24 million cars in 2019, VoLTE driving IMS deployments and the first chip shipment from TSMC to Apple.

One-quarter of notebook computers to ship with touchscreens by 2016, says IHS

One-quarter of notebook computers are forecast to ship with touchscreens by 2016, according to research firm IHS.

Could departure of Intel CEO signal faster shift toward mobile?

Chip maker Intel announced Tuesday that Paul Otellini, its long-serving chief executive officer, is retiring in May.

Gartner: Apple spent more on chips than anyone else in 2011

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) led the demand for semiconductors in 2011, spending $17.3 billion, thanks mostly to the iPhone and iPad, according to Gartner. Growth in the semiconductor sector overall was

Verizon exec: Verizon iPhone inevitable

A regional vice president with Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) told eWeek this week that an iPhone (NASDAQ: AAPL) for Verizon's network is not only possible but "inevitable." Michael Maiorana, president

Security researchers figure out a way to steal cryptographic keys on mobile devices

Security researchers have discovered a way to steal cryptographic keys that are used to encrypt communications and authenticate users on mobile devices by measuring the amount of electricity consumed

Shipments of notebook processor gives Intel better-than-expected quarter

A better-than-expected quarter for chip maker Intel propelled the company's market share to 81.2 percent, compared with just 76.2 percent from the same period in 2007. According to an October 23

ITC weighs in on Broadcom/Sirf patent dispute

As the saying goes, you win some and you lose some. That sentiment may characterize Sirf Technology today. On the bad news front, Broadcom says the International Trade Commission yesterday affirmed

Cheaper femtocells coming

You've been hearing about femtocells for a while and you should have

Nokia asks to bar Qualcomm

It's been an interesting year for Qualcomm. First, there was the Broadcom