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News Scan: Vida app for chronically ill launched; Workers see benefits from wearables; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 29, including the new Vida mobile health app's care for chronically ill, three-quarters of adults see wearables in the workplace as positive, the global DAS market topped $1 billion in first half of 2014, Twitter's Fabric mobile app development platform is taking off and the latest commentary on iPad Air 2.

Twitter courts mobile app developers with something like a platform

The commentary service could have simply said, please, please embed us in your apps, and here's an SDK, but don't violate our rules. Instead, Twitter went and did somethin' more clever-like.

Twitter beats Facebook to peer-to-peer mobile payment punch

Twitter has seized the initiative and launched a mobile payments service based on its social network in France, Reuters reports.

Could Twitter redefine 'relevance?' A talk with Salesforce's Kyle Lacy

If the Twitter platform is being leveraged by marketing service providers to determine what's interesting and relevant to people, then won't Twitter's own determinations ruin their predictions?

The coming public data pollution problem

If Twitter starts rearranging your feed based on what it thinks is relevant, then will all those tools that examine your Twitter feed for things you find relevant, be right or wrong?

IT hiring managers warn: Beware what you post on social media

A new study finds that what IT pros post on social media can easily come back to haunt them, and a single negative post about a current employer can prevent them from getting the next job.

CEO adoption of social media still abysmally low

A new study finds that less than 10% of CEOs even have a Twitter account.

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.

Spotlight: Twitter to pay bug bounties to security researchers

Joining the likes of Google, Firefox, Facebook and even Microsoft, Twitter is launching a bug bounty-program to reward researchers for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in its platform,

Bridging IT skills gap with 'citizen developers'; CIOs can now gauge who really reads their tweets; more

The top news stories for Sept. 22, 2014.