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News Scan: Asia-Pacific IT spending on smartphones growing; Tablet users are more frugal; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 14, including IT spending on smartphones in Asia- Pacific rising, tablet users more likely to redeem mobile coupons than smartphone users, mobile marketers spend more moeny on retargeting existing customers, Mobile Movie Creator brings advanced video features to Windows Phone and PhotoShrinker app shrinks photos to free up space.

Tablets could find a home in BYOD programs

While tablets are struggling to find a use case among consumers, they may be just what enterprises need for their BYOD programs.

Mobile healthcare means power to the patient

With most patients owning mobile devices, mobile healthcare promises to revolutionize the industry and shift the balance of power from the doctor to the patient.

Tablets struggle to find use case

While Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 last week to much fanfare, consumers aren't convinced that they a need the latest iPad or any tablet for that matter.

News Scan: Firms to spend more on managed mobility; EMM market to reach $9.6B in 2018; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 20, including the U.S. enterpise spending on managed mobility services to grow more than 17 percent per year, enterprise mobility management market to reach $9.6 billion in 2018, mobile commerce set to take off in India according to Gartner, outdoor small cell deployment spurs millimeter wave equipment market and cheaper smartphone sales boost on-cell TFT LCD touch panel shipments.

Mobile commerce revenue will reach 50% of US digital commerce revenue by 2017, says Gartner

Fueled by the launch of Apple Pay, interest in mobile payments and mobile commerce will take off over the next few years. As a result, mobile commerce revenue will reach 50 percent of U.S. digital commerce revenue by 2017, predicts Gartner.

Super secret DoD network goes mobile

The Department of Defense (DoD) is working on mobilizing its highly classified SIPRNet network so that soldiers in the field can use smartphones to send and receive classified information securely, according to Acting DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen.

News Scan: Mobile apps for Microsoft's ERP platform; Battle for the enterprise in-building wireless market; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 16, including the apps Microsoft released for its  Dynamic NAV enterprise resource planning platform, the ongoing battle between DAS and small cell vendors, the expected increase in CAGR for tablet RF power amplifiers, the expected shipments on smartphones for this year and who is buying 73 percent of the high-res LCDs.

Enterprise PC demand compensates for tablet decline in European SCD market, says IDC

Strong demand for portable PCs and desktops in the enterprise space helped compensate for weak demand for tablets in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in overall growth in the smart connected device market in Western Europe, according to market research firm IDC.

Line-of-business workers increasingly use smaller mobile devices, says VDC

The use of smaller mobile devices--such as rugged handheld computers and smartphones--to support line-of-business workers across numerous sectors is on the rise, explains VDC Research.