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News Scan: Merchants can provide on-the-go feedback with Yelp app; Jailbroken iPhones vulnerable to eavesdropping malware; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 16, including the latest feature Yelp is providing business owners, how jailbreaking an iPhone affects its security, the ever-increasing mobile transactions market, more and more cell phone users turning to smartphones and the fastest growing mobile device by ownership.

Apple Pay rival CurrentC hacked

CurrentC, the retailer-based mobile payment system competing with Apple Pay and Google Wallet, was hacked by unauthorized third parties this week, AppleInsider reports.

Corporate customers can now use US Bank's mobile app to manage accounts

Corporate customers can now use U.S. Bank's mobile payment app to manage their accounts using their mobile phone, the Minneapolis-based bank announced last week.

Starbucks boosts mobile offerings for the holidays

Starbucks want to make sure it can get the tired shoppers into its stores this holiday season--particularly those carrying smartphones.

Do you want fries with that iPhone?

Soon you you'll be able to buy McDonald's fries--and the rest of their food--with your Apple iPhone 6, 6 plus or Apple Watch, thanks to Apple Pay.

Report: Nordstrom, Apple to collaborate on mobile payments

Rumors of an Apple-Nordstrom partnership on mobile payments are surfacing just before the release of the iPhone 6.

Consumers like mobile payments, not mobile wallets

Last year, Forrester predicted the U.S. mobile payment market will reach $90 billion by 2017. Given the popularity of mobile transaction apps like Square, PayPal and the recently launched Amazon Local Wallet, you'd think consumers would eat up the mobile wallet idea. But, no, it hasn't turned out that way at all.

Spotlight: Mobile payment vendor Square dives into bug bounty game

Square--which enables credit and debit card payments via smartphone--has hired prominent security researcher Dino Dai Zovi and initiated a bounty program for others to help the company identify vulnerabilities in its Square.com and Squareup.com websites.

Mobile payment malware infections are on the rise, warns Cheetah Mobile

The number of daily infected users worldwide climbed from below 12,000 in May to more than 16,000 at the end of June.

Only half of enterprises have a mobile strategy, security the biggest challenge, says report

Fifty-one percent of organizations have an enterprisewide mobility strategy in place with clearly defined initiatives, while 49 percent do not, finds an Illuminas  survey, commissioned by Cisco. The survey polled 400 mid-market and enterprise-IT decision makers.