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Windows Phone is dark horse in enterprise mobility

Windows Phone is finally enterprise-ready with its recent reboot and shift from its former consumer-facing priorities, according to an article at WindowsITPro. 

News Scan: Windows Phone loses market share; Apple plugs 44 iOS security holes; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stores for July 3, including the ongoing power struggle among mobile OS developers, Apple's latest security fixes across its platforms, why green fleets may be coming sooner than you think, Orange's (lack of) pursuit of Bouygues Telecom and why Qualcomm says those who don't get WiGig will soon be left behind.

News Scan: Walmart slashes iPhone 5 prices; Mobile apps transform parking; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for June 30, including the price reduction on Walmart's iPhones, Perion's acquisition of a mobile ad start-up, the growing number of cities that use apps to help drivers park, a real estate app for Android Wear and the integration of Cortana into Skype.

News Scan: Microsoft to drop Windows Phone 8 fees; NFC smartphone shipments on the rise; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 2/28 including: Microsoft's decision to cut licensing fees for Windows Phone 8, how much NFC-enabled smartphone shipments will rise in the next five years, forecasts for the global wireless infrastructure market, the 46 percent increase in US tablet cellular connections and the results of the FCC's H-Block spectrum auction.

News Scan: Facebook mobile referrals on the rise; BBM coming to Windows Phone, Nokia X

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Feb. 25, including where Facebook gets it's referrals from, future destinations for BBM, the movement to reducing device subsidies, an entrepreneur's new wirelss connection technology and what obstacles still stand in the way of small cells.

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.

Windows Phone is fastest growing smartphone platform, says Canalys

Shipments of smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system grew 69 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, making it the fastest growing smartphone platform, according to the latest stats from Canalys.

News Scan: Is BYOD a 'flash-in-the-pan'?; Windows Phone to take bronze medal; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/17 including: Why UK CIOs are calling the BYOD phenomenon a "flash-in-the-pan," the third place ranking of Windows Phone in the smartphone ecosystem, why the Asian market is being blamed for the drop in SIM card shipments, American Eagle Outfitters' deal with mobile app company Shopkick and the risks attached to mobile printing as far as IT is concerned.

Apple's fumble in enterprise opens the door for Microsoft score

Apple's enterprise offerings with iOS 7 are "not terribly innovative" compared with services currently offered by enterprise mobility management firms, opening the enterprise door to Microsoft and its Windows Phone platform, judges ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol.

News Scan: Windows Phone gets some respect; VoLTE gets charge from SBCs; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 11/21 including: the continued growth of Windows Phone's reputation in the enterprise, voice over LTE jump in SBC deployments, advice to U.S. banks when speaking on mobility, why you shouldn't buy a smartwatch for a holiday gift and the increase of car shipments with safety/security telematics.