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News Scan: Wendy's opts for mobile payments; Lenovo pays $100M for mobile patents; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 3/24 including: Wendy's new mobile payment app, Lenovo's $100M drop for mobile patents, how some enterprise apps are functioning like consumer apps, Utah's launch of a Google Glass transit-tracking app and the majority of mobile browsing takes place on iOS versus Android devices.

IBM shopping its SDN business?

According to Re/Code, IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo wasn't the last shoe.

Lenovo buys Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9B

Chinese PC and smartphone maker Lenovo has agreed to buy phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9 billion, Google announced on Wednesday.

Tablets blamed for steepest PC market decline in history

Growth in tablet sales, particularly in emerging markets, has led to the worst decline in PC market history, according to the latest stats from Gartner.

News Scan: Smartphone users fret about privacy; Hyundai integrates Google Glass; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, Jan 6 including: a recent survey's results pointing to a collective worry for smartphone security, plans for Google Glass integration into the new Hyundai Genesis by 2015, Lenovo's new small ThinkPad tablet designed for the enterprise, Gartner's thoughts on PC and mobile device functions melding and the details on Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 fix on Patch Tuesday.

News scan: Samsung beats Apple 2-to-1; Friendly Google Glass; more

Quick takes on Wednesday, 10/30 news including: Samsung and Apple smartphone shipment wars, Google Glass, Canadian mobile internet ad spending, Lenovo's newest tablet and more M2M news.

News Bytes: Lenovo's BlackBerry bid to face scrutiny; Apple to unveil Retina iPad mini; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, 10/21.

Forrester: Enterprises will make 18% of tablet purchases in 2017

Around 18 percent of the 381 million tablet purchases will be made directly by enterprises in 2017, according to a forecast by Forrester Research.

Backdoors in Lenovo equipment prompt classified network ban by 5 governments

Laboratory testing of Lenovo's PCs and other equipment allegedly found backdoors in its hardware and firmware vulnerabilities in its chips, which has led to the equipment being banned from classified networks by five governments, the Australian Financial Review reports.

IDC: Apple, Samsung smartphone market shares shrink in face of onslaught from LG, Lenovo

Smartphone market leaders Apple and Samsung saw their market shares shrink in the face of a second quarter onslaught from LG and Lenovo, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.