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News Scan: BlackBerry cancels T-Mobile's license; Mobility fuels WLAN gear demand; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 4/2 including: T-Mobile's unfortunate advertising that has BlackBerry pulling their license to sell BB products, mobility's role in demand for WLAN equipment, MEMS microphones to top $1 billion in revenue due to demand from smartphone makers, how mobility is changing the B2B marketing path and the efforts of Zatarain's to engage customers by using in-store beacons.

More than 40% of European vehicles will employ V2X communications by 2030

By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: IT mobile spending to top $500B; Samsung tallies 166M business users; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 2/5 including: the hefty spending on mobile devices by IT, Samsung's estimates on BYOD and corporate-liable mobile users, Juniper's predictions for the augmented reality products market, WLAN's impact on enterprise edge revenue and the increase of Apple iOS' tablet market share.

Mobile device proliferation to fuel 15% annual growth rate for outdoor Wi-Fi gear market

Increasing use of smartphones and tablets is fueling growth of global outdoor Wi-Fi gear market, which TechNavio estimates will increase at a 15 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.

News Scan: Nokia works on Android phone; FCC auction attracts speculators; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday 12/11 including: Nokia's plans for an Android-based low-end smartphone, biddings on FCC's wireless spectrum in first auction in 5 years, the slowdown of WLAN equipment, Broadcom's latest smart chip made for wearable technology and the bump of sales for corporate-owned smartphones may have people putting more stock in BYOD.

Apple invites select MacBook Air owners to test 802.11ac fix

While the upgraded Wi-Fi is supposed to offer up to 1300Mbps performance, it has been found to be significantly slower than expected in actual file transfers tests. In addition, users have also complained of lost wireless connections.

WLAN sales dip as enterprises wait for 802.11ac

Revenues from wireless LAN products saw a dip of seven percent in Q1 2013 compared to the previous quarter, according to market research firm Infonetics Research, in a new report. The decline of $1 billion includes enterprise access points, WLAN controllers and Wi-Fi phones, and was attributed to the impending transition to newer 802.11ac products.

Cisco continues to lead the $1 billion WLAN gear market

Cisco continued to lead the wireless local area network--or WLAN--gear market, which topped $1 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.

Cisco tops Infonetics WLAN vendor survey

Cisco was named the top wireless local access network vendor by 61 percent of respondents to a survey of 105 medium and large North American businesses by Infonetics Research.

Meru Networks rolls out policy management solution for devices accessing corporate Wi-Fi

WLAN vendor Meru Networks has introduced a software module that allows corporate Wi-Fi networks to identify a wireless or wired device attempting to connect and then add the appropriate management