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Spotlight: Is Nokia getting back in the mobile phone game?

Nokia is reportedly considering making mobile phones again after selling its handset business to Microsoft, Re/code reported.

DHS plan to shut down mobile service could leave firms in the lurch

The Department of Homeland Security has developed a secret plan that would cut off mobile phone service during "critical emergencies" to prevent mobile phones from being used to detonate bombs, reported Ars Technica. But implementation of the plan, which could involve an entire city, could leave enterprises without vital communications capabilities and in desperate need of a communications backup plan.

News Scan: 5 ways to get the most from mobility; BBM now supports latest OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Dec. 15, including 5 ways to get the most from mobility, BBM's support for Windows Phone, increase in smartphone sales, mobile ad startup The Mobile Majority taking off and BYOD implementation fueling WLAN security market growth.

News Scan: Canadian CIOs support BYOD to keep the younger workforce happy; Facebook offers marketers new way to monitor consumer behavior across devices; more

>> Facebook offers marketers new way to monitor consumer behavior across devices Facebook launched a new metrics and reporting feature this week designed to help marketers understand consumer...

News Scan: Obama to ink cellphone 'unlocking' bill; EU okays Apple's $3B Beats buy; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 28, including the Obama's impending signature to allow unlocking of cellphones, EU clearing the acquisition of Beats by Apple, problems still plague the Surface Pro 3, a new app store for SAP and the expected portion of M2M connections made up by telematics.

US mobile commerce sales soar 19-fold

U.S. mobile commerce sales are exploding, soaring 19-fold from 2010 to 2013, according to the Custora E-commerce Pulse Mobile Report.

Lower-priced tablets to gain momentum in US market, says Gartner

The sale of high-end tablets is forecast by Gartner to decrease as tablet penetration passes 50 percent of U.S. households with the next wave of adopters more attracted to lower-priced utility tablets.

News Scan: iWatch set for October launch; Enterprises fuel small cell gear growth; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for May 6, including the expected release features of the iWatch, the coming growth in the small cell market, how Nokia overtook Cisco in a key market, the top 20 mobile security players and how the African continent is about to get a lot more mobile.

You use your mobile phone to do what?

Using your mobile phone to make phone calls--that's like so 20 th century. The generation that grew up with smartphones appears to not realize that they can make phone calls using their mini-computers.

Kill switches could save consumers $2.6 billion, study says

The adoption of kill switches in mobile phones could save consumers $2.6 billion annually if made mandatory, a move which has strong support by the public, a new study reveals.