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Smartphone vendors enjoy record shipments

This past quarter saw a 26 percent increase in the number of shartphone shipments worldwide, topping 290 million devices, according to new data from Juniper Research.

Spotlight: Apple says iPhone 'backdoors' are diagnostic services

Apple is defending the undocumented services resident on iOS devices, which security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski says can be used as a backdoor to sensitive data, as a diagnostic tool for enterprise IT departments, developers and AppleCare service personnel.

Backdoors in iPhones could give NSA, hackers access to sensitive data, says researcher

Apple has inserted backdoors into iPhones that could enable an unauthorized person to harvest pictures, text messages and other sensitive data from the device without the user's knowledge, Jonathan Zdziarski, an iOS jailbreaker and forensic expert, told attendees of the Hope X conference held in New York over the weekend.

News Scan: Apple bests Samsung for top selling model; Procter & Gamble tops for mobile campaigns; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 7, including the top five selling phones of the first quarter, The companies utilizing mobile-social campaigns most effectively, the expected battery boost for the iPhone 6, the group of UK businesses that unilaterally banned Google Glass and the latest on browser adoption.

Infographic: The Apple of IT's eye

The survey of IT managers by Dimensional Research on behalf of JAMF Software finds that the percentage of Apple devices in the enterprise has more than doubled over the last three years.

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.

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.