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News Scan: FCC okays T-Mobile-Verizon spectrum deal; Employees lax over mobile security; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 24, including the FCC's decision on T-Mobile's purchase of a piece of Verizon's LTE spectrum, the dangerous spots employees access sensitive data, why a majority of mobile shoppers don't want to be tracked, Quip's next step in allowing programmers access and how mobile operators can most effectively deploy Wi-Fi.

FCC to consider new 'citizens broadband,' 'shared broadband,' and revising 'rural broadband'

Just when you thought Twitter had made the concept of CB radio completely irrelevant, the FCC comes up with a new--and maybe even viable--use case.

A software-defined Internet: Would net neutrality allow it?

SDN is a very good thing when applied to enterprise data centers. Let's use SDN to improve the Internet! No, wait, that would violate the principles of fairness and freedom.

FCC Chairman Wheeler: There's the Internet, then there's interconnection

"Peering is not a net neutrality issue," stated the person now in the hot seat at the center of the issue of peering and net neutrality.

News Scan: AT&T closes $1.2B Leap buy; Apple's iOS 7.1 and the enterprise; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 3/14 including: the approved acquisition of prepaid wireless provider Leap Wireless by AT&T, the new iOS update's features may help enterprises, the rise of the wireless smart home monitoring devices, Bosch takes the crown from STMicroelectronics as top MEMS supplier and finally... BYOx--bring your own anything.

News Scan: FCC launches mobile health task force; Marketers shut mobile banner ads; more

Quick rundownon the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 3/10 including: the new mobile taskforce at the FCC, a push for native advertising versus banner ads in mobile, mobile payment system Paym unveiled by U.K. banks, Chinese making up over half of mobile handset shipments next year and Samsung's role as supplier of Apple's new A8 chip in smartphones.

News Scan: Amazon dominates in mobile paid search; FCC's new speed-test iOS app; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 2/26 including: examples of how brick-and-mortar retailer Walmart's reluctance for mobile advertising is hurting them, the FCC's app for iOS users to test mobile data speeds announced at Mobile World Congress, Almex's rugged tablet for hostile work environments, Sierra Wireless unveils Linux-based platform for M2M apps and BlackBerry's new handsets.

What does the demise of Net Neutrality mean for enterprise networks?

For those living in a cone of silence, the US Court of Appeals knocked over net neutrality on Tuesday.

AT&T's sponsored data plan could have enterprise appeal, but some argue it is anti-competitive

Last week, AT&T announced its sponsored data program, which allows users to "browse websites, stream video and enjoy apps … without impacting [their] monthly data allowance" by permitting companies sponsoring data content to pick up the tab on customers' charges. But some are questioning whether the move is anti-competitive.

News Scan: Nokia works on Android phone; FCC auction attracts speculators; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday 12/11 including: Nokia's plans for an Android-based low-end smartphone, biddings on FCC's wireless spectrum in first auction in 5 years, the slowdown of WLAN equipment, Broadcom's latest smart chip made for wearable technology and the bump of sales for corporate-owned smartphones may have people putting more stock in BYOD.