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Customers are leaving banks that don't offer mobile banking services

Customers are leaving banks that are not offering mobile banking services, such as balance inquiries and transfers and bill payments through photo imaging, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Today's schoolchildren will flood BYOD ranks, study reveals

If you thought BYOD programs were popular with today's workers, just wait. New research shows that virtually all middle school and high school students in this country now have access to mobile devices, and two-thirds supply their own devices for schoolwork.  

BYOD market becoming lucrative opportunity for device makers

Hang onto your BYOD devices. The BYOD device market is expected to soar to $238.4 billion in just six years, a three-fold increase from last year's figure, according to the latest forecast from Grand View Research.

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.

Twitter buys Android lock-screen app startup

Twitter has acquired Cover, an Android lock-screen app startup, for an undisclosed consideration, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Tips for getting mobile advertising right

Mobile advertising is increasingly popular with consumers, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind to do it right.

News Scan: Hospitals mull smartphones for nurses; Can you hear me now?; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/26 including: more than half of hospitals in the works to evaluate enterprise-class nursing smartphone products over the next year and a half, the lag in smartphone audio development, the demand for softphones, tablets and UC clients for enterprises, open standards sought by mobile enterprise app platform providers and Intel's acquisition of a wearable healthcare device supplier.

Malware attacks on Android devices see 600% increase, says Sophos

Malware on the Android is exploding, according to a new study, the Mobile Security Threat Report, unveiled by security firm Sophos last week at the Mobile World Congress.

Tablets to fuel growth in European smart connected device market, says IDC

The smart connected device market surged 9.7 percent in Europe last year, fueled by strong demand for tablets, particularly around the holidays, according to the latest IDC stats.

Emerging markets put downward pressure on smartphone prices

Emerging markets are putting downward pressure on smartphone prices as mobile users trade in their feature phones for smartphones, estimates market research firm IDC.