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News Scan: BlackBerry wants mobile app net neutrality; Google to sell wireless services; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Jan. 23.

News Scan: Amazon shutters Wallet app; Google updates mobile productivity apps; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 21, including the shutdown of Amazon's wallet app, updates for Google's productivity apps, SITO Mobile's takeover of Hipcricket, what companies are driving the semiconductor business and how biometric authentication app downloads will see a surge.

News Scan: BlackBerry, Samsung quell merger rumors; Albemarle opts to split BYOD costs; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 16, including BlackBerry's denial of Samsung rumors, chemical firm Albemarle's plans to split BYOD costs with employees, HealthTronics picks AirWatch for mobile management, IoT analytics market making up one-third of analytics revenue by 2020 and tablet market's increase to 8.5 percent CAGR through 2019.

Open Interconnect Consortium releases preview of IoT software

The Open Interconnect Consortium and the AllSeen Alliance are both generating traction in a quest to become the primary IoT standard. 

News Scan: M2M adopters turn to data analytics; Reddo gets $4.25M to make Windows apps mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 7, including M2M adopters using analytics to handle huge amounts of data, Reddo getting $4.25 million to make desktop Windows app mobile, Facebook buying voice-recognition startup Wit.ai, Apple gaining smartphone market share at the expense of Samsung and Kellogg's, Walgreens and Microsoft's part in mHealth.

Biometrics could hold key for secure BYOD

Security remains a concern for companies considering or implementing a BYOD program. One solution to improve the security of mobile devices is biometrics, the use of human characteristics, such as fingerprints, for identification.

News Scan: Mobile overtakes desktop in online shopping race; Samsung's mobile chief to stay on; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Dec. 1., including mobile overtaking desktop in online shopping for first time, Samsung's mobile chief to remain in job, mobile commerce transactions to reach $197 billion annually by 2019, mobile tech fuels growth in APAC healthcare IT market and telematics service revenues to reach $7.3 billion by 2019.

Does BES 12 hold the key for BlackBerry's turnaround?

The recently launched BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12 could be the key to the struggling mobility firm turning around its business fortunes.

6 ways to create a secure BYOD program

As programs like BYOD become more accepted and more frequently deployed, the number of use cases for companies to follow or refer to increases as well. Dave Cartwright, a 20-year veteran in the IT industry, outlines the "essential checklist" that companies and employees can follow to secure their own mobile device programs.

BlackBerry's partnership with Samsung a step in the right direction for struggling firm

BlackBerry will need to line up more partnerships like the one it signed recently with Samsung to provide a security mobility product for Android.