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News Scan: Credit card firms, Apple team on mobile payments; LTE deployment accelerates; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 2, including the credit card companies teaming with Apple for mobile payments, the global realization of LTE, the replacement of in-car entertainment by tablets, growth in the WLAN market and Amazon's plans for native mobile ads.

News Scan: Microsoft spares Surface for now; EU slams Apple over in-app purchases; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 18, including the uncertain future for many of Microsoft's workers, Apple not doing enough to appease the EU, two Windows tablets Lenovo is ditching, the expected growth for ultraportables and LTE RAN versus the alternatives.

News Brief: Pants that charge your smartphone; Photos that smell;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 20, including the charging pants of the future, China on the precipice with LTE, Startup Path's newest acquisition, a picture's worth a thousand scents and the creative way T-Mobile is trying to recruit customers.

News Scan: Mobile broadband spectrum auction rules issued; Apple supplier Foxconn shuts down Vietnamese factory; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for May 6, including the FCC finishing up the particulars on its plan to auction the mobile broadband spectrum, Apple supplier Foxconn's shutdown of a factory over nearby protests, a revision in IDC's IT spending forecast due to a mobile slowdown, how China and the EU are driving telecom gear spending and the expected rise in revenue from mobile sports, fitness and activity monitors.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon say no to download booster feature on Galaxy S5

The highly touted "download booster" feature in the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, which bonds both Wi-Fi and LTE radios together to accelerate the download of large files, has apparently been disabled by some carriers.

LTE: The need for speed opens up security potholes

Mobile operators' deployment of high-speed 4G LTE networks has opened the door to security threats because of vulnerabilities inherent in the all IP architecture, warns Stephane Teral, principal analyst for mobile infrastructure and carrier economics at Infonetics Research

News Scan: Alcatel-Lucent tops small cell vendor study; T-Mobile LTE rollout coming soon;

The latest in mobile IT news for March 6, including Alcatel-Lucent's place among small cell and carrier Wi-Fi product vendors, how T-Mobile plans to rollout its LTE services, Amazon's latest app for its sellers, how Disney's Magic Band leaves something to be desired and a revision on IDC's tablet growth forecast.

News Scan: Microsoft to drop Windows Phone 8 fees; NFC smartphone shipments on the rise; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 2/28 including: Microsoft's decision to cut licensing fees for Windows Phone 8, how much NFC-enabled smartphone shipments will rise in the next five years, forecasts for the global wireless infrastructure market, the 46 percent increase in US tablet cellular connections and the results of the FCC's H-Block spectrum auction.

Infographic: Mobile video stalling continues to frustrate consumers

Mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem, with stalling rates that range between 40 percent and 73 percent of all videos played in the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia, according to a study by web browser firm Opera, OpenSignal and On Device Research.

Firms test their equipment on the go

Enterprise use of wireless handheld and portable test equipment is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to increase signification of the next few years, with market revenues reaching $3 billion in 2019, up from $2.1 billion in 2012.