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News Scan: Microsoft beefs up Windows Phone security; Verizon closes $130B deal with Vodafone; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 2/24 including: what Microsoft is doing to enhance security with next Windows Phone update, what Verizon paid to get the rest of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone, investment of mobile web/video optimization goes up, P&G's emotional strategy works in the hearts of Superbowl and Olympics viewers and the increase of product purchases via smartphones in the U.K.

News Scan: HR to embrace mobility; Africa's slow start with enterprise mobility; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.

4G LTE will account for 50% of US wireless connections by end of 2014

High-speed 4G LTE will account for 50 percent of U.S. wireless connections by end of this year and 79 percent by the end of 2018, predicts Strategy Analytics.

News Bytes: Android flexes mobile ad muscle; Microsoft 'confused' about mobility; more

Check out the hottest news in mobile IT for Friday, 10/25.

T-Mobile's relief for 'bill shock'; New iPads coming Oct. 22; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Thursday 10/10.

Reports: Capital One pulls out of Isis mobile wallet platform

Capital One is ending its support for Isis, the Near Field Communications-based mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US.

Report: Verizon to pay whopping $130 billion for rest of Verizon Wireless

Verizon is close to inking a deal to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for a whopping $130 billion, according to sources consulted by Bloomberg.

Chetan Sharma: Mobile data to represent 50% of all service revenues by year-end

The U.S. mobile data market yielded revenues of $21 billion during the second quarter of 2013, up 4 percent quarter-over-quarter and 14 percent year-over-year, according to new research from Chetan Sharma Consulting.

NFL, Verizon team for redesigned, cross-carrier pro football app

NFL Digital Media is rolling out its overhauled NFL Mobile from Verizon application, consolidating product extensions and features previously spread across the league's own cross-carrier NFL '13 and the Verizon-exclusive NFL Mobile apps.

Isis m-commerce network rolling out nationwide, expanding to iOS, Windows Phone

Isis, the Near Field Communications-based mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US, will expand services nationwide later this year after completing pilots in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas. The company also pledged to extend its mobile wallet beyond Google's Android to support Apple's iOS, Microsoft's Windows Phone and BlackBerry.