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News Scan: Most firms pick the wrong person; Mobile apps built by tech giants; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 25, including some of the mistakes that employers make while hiring new enterprise workers, the monopoly by the top tech firms when it comes to apps, the expected direction of mobile revenues, the possible delay on the iPhone 6 and the new venture between Kinvey and VMware.

Amazon plunges into MBaaS market with new service launches

Amazon is launching a number of cloud-based products that it hopes will enable to dominate the mobile backend as a service market.

The indie developer's guide to mobile backend-as-a-service

Mobile app success isn't always everything it's cracked up to be. Increased consumer usage can put a severe drain on server performance, storage capacity and user data management resources. This is where the concept of working with a mobile backend as-a-service (MBaaS) provider comes in. MBaaS refers to vendors that offer tools for hosting the infrastructure behind an app or mobile game via cloud computing.  Feature