Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Nov. 26, including Yahoo and Microsoft vying to replace Google as the default iOS search engine, capabilities and sales of healthcare wearables to expand, mobile data to generate $50 billion in revenue by 2019, wireless packet core market revenues jump 20 percent in latest quarter and BlackBerry offers iPhone users up to $550 to switch to Passport.
Google has been paying Mozilla to be the default search engine used in the Firefox browser since 2004. However, all this changed this month as the latest three-year agreement signed with Google in 2011 ran out last week.
The IT leader joins a startup board, talks BYOD and cloud adoption.
Half of all of YouTube's video traffic is coming from mobile devices, according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.
Engineers from Facebook and Yahoo have worked together to create a new standard that promises to address problems arising from recycled email accounts.
Telecommuters can be more productive and are willing to go the extra mile to be good "corporate citizens," according to a new study by a group of academic researchers.
There was a legal fight over a statement in Yahoo's own terms of service (ToS). Yahoo lost and the government won.
Yahoo recently appointed Mike Kail, who formerly worked at Netflix, as its new CIO and senior vice president of infrastructure.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 22, including Yahoo's latest mobile move, where Google has a leg up on Apple, the potential drawbacks to wearables according to TechNavio, a new COO for BlackBerry and the newest service expected to explode in Malaysia.
Yahoo announced its acquisition of mobile and online video streaming company RayV Friday, the latest example of the tech giant's move to become a content provider. The company faces an uphill battle as it tries to break into the mobile video space where Netflix, YouTube and others are firmly entrenched.