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SAP, Vodafone team on IoT platform and services for enterprises

German enterprise app giant SAP is teaming with U.K.-based mobile phone company Vodafone to launch an Internet of Things platform for enterprises.

Vodafone teams with Skypatrol to provide GPS tracking services for vehicle fleets, construction gear

UK mobile operator Vodafone is teaming with Skypatrol, a U.S.-based provider of GPS tracking for vehicles, to provide tracking services for vehicle fleets, construction equipment, and oil and mining operations.

More than one quarter of firms are now using M2M tech

More than a quarter of all businesses worldwide are now using machine-to-machine technology, according to the latest M2M Barometer report prepared by Circle Research for European telecom provider Vodafone.

BYOD matures in 2015

A novelty a few years ago, BYOD has matured, becoming a mainstay of many enterprises and an ongoing challenge for IT departments.

News Scan: Vodafone to launch UK mobile wallet; Firm flexes wireless monitoring 'mussels'; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 8, including the mobile payment plan in the UK for Vodafone, one firm's plans to use wireless systems in mussel farming, machine-to-machine communications and their effect on MVNO, the growth in the wireless packet core market and the latest financing boost for Wellframe.

Vodafone alerts New Zealand privacy watchdog about possible data breach

Telecom operator Vodafone has informed the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner that it suffered a data breach in which people with a temporary password were able to access private information of other customers, according to a report by Stuff.

Vodafone report reveals extent of legal wiretapping worldwide

The first annual report of the telco's binding legal obligations to some 29 countries gives a chilling account of the extent to which it must prostrate itself to act as those countries' tools.

After pledging to protect customer data, Orange reports second major data breach this year

After pledging to protect customer data, French telecom firm Orange admits to its second major data breach this year.

Enterprises look to one operator to provide both mobile, fixed-line services

Enterprises are increasingly looking for one carrier to provide both mobile and fixed-line telecommunication services--traditional services such as telephony and advanced services such as unified communications, observes John Delaney, associate vice president for mobility at IDC Research.

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.