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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.

Mature markets drag down smartphone shipment growth

Smartphone shipment growth will slow in the coming years, especially in mature markets, while emerging markets will continue to be a strong market for smartphone shipments, predicts IDC.

News Scan: New hires need mobility briefing; Judge rejects Apple's bid to ban Samsung phones; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 28, including the key to educating new hires on company BYOD policy, the latest in the Samsung and Apple court drama, a tagalong announcement with the iPhone 6, how RFID products are changing an industry and the retail ecosystem and electronic shelf labels.

Railways increasingly use mobile ticketing to speed passenger access

Railways worldwide are increasingly using mobile ticketing--enabling passengers to purchase and board trains using their smartphones and tablets.

California governor signs kill switch bill into law

The on-again, off-again saga of smartphone kill switches in California is now officially on-again, as Governor Jerry Brown (D) Monday signed a bill mandating the anti-theft features as of July 2015.

Today's best-dressed entrepreneur sports a smartphone

Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the smartphone has just edged out the laptop as the top business tool among young entrepreneurs.

Why retailers need to board the e-commerce bandwagon

Not only are consumers visiting retail store websites on their smartphones more frequently than in years past, they're completing more purchases from mobile devices as well.

Smartphone vendors enjoy record shipments

This past quarter saw a 26 percent increase in the number of shartphone shipments worldwide, topping 290 million devices, according to new data from Juniper Research.