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News Scan: Tablet case could help deaf get jobs; Windows drops Nokia from Lumia brand; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 22, including how a startup's new tablet case could help the deaf acquire jobs, Microsoft drops Nokia from Lumia smartphone brand, OTT players to take $14 billion in revenue from mobile operators this year, Macrocell mobile backhaul gear market growth to stall and the VoLTE market to reach more than 900 million connections by 2018.

News Scan: Apple unveils new tablets; Smartwatches to pass 100M by 2019; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 17, including Apple's unveiling of new iPads and the projected Apply Pay date, predictions of smartwatches exceeding 100 million by 2019, mobile operators to shift 20 percent of traffic to small cells by 2018, new location-based service firms provide low-cost platforms to carriers and wearable sensor shipments to jump seven-fold by 2019 according to IHS.

News Scan: SMBs need different BYOD approach; Phablets to see phabulous growth; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 5, including our take on how SMBs need to do BYOD better, the rise of the phablet, the petering out of international mobile growth, the next emerging tech that Apple and Google will dominate and why Interpublic took a minority stake in Placed.

News Scan: Smartphone shipments jump 23%; Bison offers to buy troubled MQ Mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 31, including a solid jump in smartphone shipments, a loss of subsidies for major mobile operators, the expected growth of the GPS tracking device market, the company that offered to swoop in to buy ailing NQ Mobile and Palantir acquires a few companies after a long time in hibernation.

EU eases mobile user frustration over high roaming charges

Mobile user frustration over high mobile roaming charges, the bane of business travelers and their firms, has just been eased a bit in Europe.

News Scan: Google to launch Google Fit; Mobile operators pocket $800B in revenue; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 13, including Google's answer to Apple's HealthKit, the $800B mobile operator market, how the Q1 Philippines tablet market exploded, why specialized activity trackers are outselling smartwatches and the adoption of mobile devices by social networkers in the U.K.

News Scan: What's the next mobile craze?; Heartbleed bug in BES 10 plugged; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, April 23 including home screen customization apps becoming the next mobile obsession, BlackBerry's BES 10 security patch for Heartbleed vulnerability, the surge in marketing budgets this year according to IDC, increased investment by mobile operators in deep packet inspection and IP multimedia subsystem as an alternative to UC in the enterprise.

4G LTE competition shifts from coverage to higher data speeds, more capacity

4G LTE competition among mobile operators is moving from expanding coverage to providing higher data speeds and increased capacity, judges Strategy Analytics.

Mobile roaming to generate nearly $90 billion for mobile operators by 2018, says Juniper

As a result of increased mobile data usage, mobile roaming will generate nearly $90 billion for mobile operators by 2018, or 8 percent of mobile operators billed service revenues, predicts Juniper Research.

RCS offers enterprises an alternative to BYOD

RCS offers an alternative to BYOD because enterprises can enable employees to customize their mobile experience on corporate-liable devices, while maintaining a corporate dashboard to monitor and control business communications and applications, according to market research firm Mind Commerce.