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News Scan: Facebook gets a Buy button; Wall Street expects good things from Apple; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 21, including the new Buy button in Facebook feeds, what the finance sector expects out of Apple this quarter, the next market for Appcelerator, how NQ Mobile thwarted some of its downward momentum and what IT needs to do according to the rest of the company.

More than three-quarters of mobile apps would fail basic security testing, says Gartner

More than three-quarters of mobile applications would fail basic security testing, according to market research firm Gartner.

Is encryption the prescription for smartphone-based medical care?

The risk that patient-doctor communications could be intercepted by a third-party is significant. Encryption of data and phone conversations is an option, but that would be both expensive and cumbersome for both patient and doctor.

Beyond Verbal's emotion-recognition tech could change customer service

Beyond Verbal--a startup based in Tel Aviv--is developing a technology that recognizes human emotion behind words. Innovation like this could shake things up in the enterprise.

Battery draining? There's an app for that!

If your smartphone seems to lack energy and you find yourself looking for the nearest wall outlet more than you like, the fault may be with your apps--not your phone.

Energy industry gets mobile to improve customer satisfaction, worker productivity

More energy companies are using mobile devices to communicate with customers, improve worker productivity and safety and monitor energy equipment, such as oil rigs and pipelines.

Enterprises look to app stores to manage app experience

Rather than approving or banning mobile applications as employees attempt to download them to devices, some chief information officers are turning to mobile application stores to streamline application management.

European firms see mobile apps investment as priority

Investment in mobile applications is increasing in priority for IT execs at Western European enterprises, while investment in BYOD is declining as a priority, according to an annual survey of Western European IT execs by CIONET.

Database management provider Oracle turns to enterprise mobility

Oracle, best known for its database management system and its Java software, is making an aggressive push into the enterprise mobility space.

Diagnosing mobile apps' top pain points

To help mobile app developers reduce their own pain levels, MobiManage outlines the principal causes of your headaches, and what you can do about them.