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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.

Aussies embracing mobile commerce

The number of Australian mobile commerce customers soared 448 percent over the last three years, according to research prepared by Roy Morgan Research on behalf of the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Mobile network threats are mounting, but security architecture lags

Threats against mobile networks are increasing in number and sophistication, but the underlying network security architecture has not been updated to keep pace with those threats, warned Selim Aissi, vice president for global information security at Visa, during a panel discussion at the RSA Conference this week.

Firefox, Bolt and NetFront don't plan to follow Opera to iPhone

Although browser vendor Opera made a big splash on the iPhone, and Skyfire is poised for a similar effort, other mobile browser companies don't seem too keen to get onto Apple's platform. Mozilla,

The National Broadband Plan and enterprise IT

This week, the Federal Communications Commission will put forth the country's first National Broadband Plan. The initiative will focus primarily on bringing very high-speed Internet access to

Mobile app landscape evolves: Revisiting the Top Mobile Apps winners of 2007

In this second part of our series looking back at the companies and applications that won the Top Mobile App award, we look at the class of 2007. It was the year that the original iPhone launched,

PICTURES: Ericsson's 'Life in 2020'

Ericsson has assembled a team of 450 to look at how socio-economic trends, consumer buying patterns and the sustainability of certain technologies might determine how life will have changed in the

Skype Lite, Skype on MIDs appears at CES

Rounding off a busy week, Skype officially announced Skype Lite for Android and more than 100 other Java-enabled phones and threw in a beta announcement for a Skype on mobile internet devices (MIDs).

Grinch Optus implements Christmas Eve mobile VoIP cutoff

Playing the role of Scrooge, Optus abruptly cut off VoIP calling over its mobile phone service on Christmas Eve. It was a great way to make a point to its customers, who expected to make overseas

Studios get savvy about mobile content

  It's a sign of mobile content's maturity. Mobile video content is no longer being retrofitted for mobile. Instead movie studios and TV production houses are conceptualizing the mobile …