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Beware of World Cup scams

As the U.S. prepares to take on Belgium today in the Round of 16, hackers and scammers are preparing to steal personal information or install malware on your computer or mobile device.

Mobile video viewing was on the way up well before World Cup

While the World Cup is spurring the use of mobile devices to view video, mobile video watching was on the way up well before the quadrennial soccer tournament.

News Scan: World Cup viewing--a moveable feast; Amazon to unveil smartphone today; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 18, including 50 percent of World Cup viewers doing so on mobile devices, Amazon's plan to unveil their smartphone today, BlackBerry's deal with Amazon's Appstore, Ringly's 'smart ring' release and the IoT's growth threatens to disrupt connected car market.

It's not just the players who will be mobile at the World Cup

Although there have been complaints about the lack of Wi-Fi at some of the Brazilian stadiums, the 2014 World Cup is expected to be the most mobile tournament so far.

World Cup to drive mobile video usage worldwide

The World Cup, set to kick off next week in Brazil, is expected to spur demand for mobile video worldwide, but poor video quality, high pricing and inadequate Wi-Fi infrastructure at Brazil's stadiums could dampen mobile enthusiasm.

Brazil not mobile ready for World Cup

Brazil, which is hosting the World Cup this year, is not ready to handle the mobile traffic that will be generated by all of the fans crowding into the various stadiums around the country, warns Infonetics Research.