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News Scan: Taco Bell launches mobile ordering app; Microsoft embeds MDM in Office 365; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 28, including the new mobile effort from Taco Bell, how MDM features will be incorporated in the latest iteration of Office 365, the expected growth of telematics this year, Australia's burgeoning mobile video market and the future of NFC payments.

Mobile video shackled by poor quality issues, says Alcatel-Lucent chief

Mobile video is being held up by poor performance, with 60 percent of all mobile video suffering from quality issues, says Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent.

News Scan: Enterprises drive femtocell market; Wearables declare independence; more

Check out the hottest stories for Sept. 9, including the key to the femtocell market, the expected surge in mobile video ad spending, wearables as a standalone device, Twitter looks to directly monetize its feeds with a "Buy" button and the huge drop in upfront price for the Fire phone.

Yahoo eyes mobile video, acquires streaming company RayV

Yahoo announced its acquisition of mobile and online video streaming company RayV Friday, the latest example of the tech giant's move to become a content provider. The company faces an uphill battle as it tries to break into the mobile video space where Netflix, YouTube and others are firmly entrenched.

Mobile video viewing was on the way up well before World Cup

While the World Cup is spurring the use of mobile devices to view video, mobile video watching was on the way up well before the quadrennial soccer tournament.

It's not just the players who will be mobile at the World Cup

Although there have been complaints about the lack of Wi-Fi at some of the Brazilian stadiums, the 2014 World Cup is expected to be the most mobile tournament so far.

World Cup to drive mobile video usage worldwide

The World Cup, set to kick off next week in Brazil, is expected to spur demand for mobile video worldwide, but poor video quality, high pricing and inadequate Wi-Fi infrastructure at Brazil's stadiums could dampen mobile enthusiasm.

Mobility will be key to AT&T's $49B acquisition of DirecTV

Mobility will be a key aspect of AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of satellite TV provider DirecTV, company executives said during a conference call about the transaction on Monday. 

News Scan: Mobile to account for more than 50% of paid ad clicks; UC users want mobile device integration; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/19 including: mobile's share of paid ad clicks on Google, why mobile device integration is important to UC users, the increased interest of mobile video for big brand advertisement, the growth of the attachment rate for in-car factory-installed navigation units and the forecast from eMarketer for mobile ad spend in 2014.

Infographic: Mobile video stalling continues to frustrate consumers

Mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem, with stalling rates that range between 40 percent and 73 percent of all videos played in the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia, according to a study by web browser firm Opera, OpenSignal and On Device Research.