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News Scan: Future iPhone to have NFC chip; Invasion of the machines;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 20, including the NFC predictions about the latest iPhone, the future of the M2M industry, the pervasion of the Internet of Things, How mobility has changed all aspects of retail and why Hong Kong is one of the most mobile places on Earth.

New Malware targets jailbroken iOS devices

A new malware has been discovered that specifically targets jailbroken iPhone smartphones and iPad tablets to steal Apple account credentials. The threat was discovered after it apparently caused unexplained crashes in some applications, culminating in the eventual discovery of the malware identified as "Unflod" based on the filename of the library.

Facebook Messenger users top 200M, says Zuckerberg

More than 200 million Facebook users are regularly using Facebook Messenger, the social networking site's mobile texting app for Android and iPhone, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in the firm's quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Re/code reports.

iPhone subsidies drag down profits at China Mobile

After years of negotiations, China Mobile finally began selling Apple's iPhone to its 776 million subscribers in January. Now, the world's largest mobile carrier probably wishes it hadn't.

Rumor: Mayer wants Yahoo to be default search on iPhones

Rumor has it that Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be the default search tool on the iPhone--and who can blame her?

Medium launches read-only iPhone app

Medium's iPhone app is nice enough, but it would be better with more user control over content and some editing tools.

Apple late to the smartphone-vehicle integration party

Apple launched its smartphone-vehicle integration offering called CarPlay at the Geneva Motor Show last week, but it might be too little, too late, warns Strategy Analytics.

Rumor mill: Apple beefs up iWatch staff, develops 'healthbook' app

Not being one to wear their intentions on their sleeve, executives at Apple are staying mum about rumors concerning their efforts to develop the so-called "iWatch." Still, rumors continue to circulate, the latest being that a team of more than 200 people has now been assigned to work on the project.

Apple's next big thing could be content

Apple makes the vast majority of its money selling iPhones and iPads, but as profits get squeezed on hardware, it could be better served by concentrating on content instead.

Spotlight: Capture 360º panoramas with Galileo robotic motion device

With a docked iPhone and an appropriate app, the Galileo can be used in many ways, including as a real-time monitoring system or as a spherical photography tool.