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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.

Mobile devices replace desktops as preferred method to open marketing emails

As evidence that mobile devices are replacing desktops as the preferred way for consumers to open emails, nearly 65 percent of marketing emails were opened on mobile devices in the fourth quarter, a survey by email marketing firm Movable Ink found.

Mobility on the move in China

China is forging ahead with mobility, both on the consumer and enterprise fronts.

Today's smartphones are data hogs

Today's smartphones are data hogs compared with those in years past, with iPhones devouring the most data, according to Actix data.

BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest over iPhone keyboard case

The struggling mobility firm BlackBerry is suing Typo Products, a startup founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest and entrepreneur Laurence Hallier, for ripping off BlackBerry's smartphone keyboard design in making a keyboard case for the iPhone.

Apple denies working with NSA to create iPhone backdoor

Apple is vehemently denying a report that it worked with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create a backdoor in the iPhone or any of its other products.

Apple gains foothold in China

Reuters  says an official announcement of a deal between Apple and China Mobile could come as early as this week.

News Scan: Samsung to launch 5 smartphones; Cross-platform mobile app development tools; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/5 including: Samsung's plans to unveil five new phones in the first quarter, the role of cross-platform tools in mobile app development, the latest plans for Siri, the time Europe beat the U.S. in mobile apps and Google's efforts to correct mobile browsing errors.