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News Scan: Dell, Yahoo announce new IT exec hires; Keep an eye on these Infosec trends next year; More

Top news for December 12, 2014.

News Scan: Yahoo, Microsoft vying to become default iOS search engine; Healthcare wearable capabilities, sales to grow; more

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.

Mozilla drops Google for Yahoo, other search providers

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.

4 questions for Yahoo CIO Mike Kail

The IT leader joins a startup board, talks BYOD and cloud adoption.

Half of YouTube's video traffic comes from mobile devices

Half of all of YouTube's video traffic is coming from mobile devices, according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

Facebook, Yahoo work together to prevent abuse of recycled email addresses

Engineers from Facebook and Yahoo have worked together to create a new standard that promises to address problems arising from recycled email accounts.

Telecommuters want to be 'good citizens' at work, study finds

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.

Yahoo forced to release data or face massive fines

There was a legal fight over a statement in Yahoo's own terms of service (ToS). Yahoo lost and the government won. 

Barely out of the gate, new Yahoo CIO unveils infrastructure changes

Yahoo recently appointed Mike Kail, who formerly worked at Netflix, as its new CIO and senior vice president of infrastructure.

News Scan: Yahoo buys mobile analytics firm Flurry; Google Now beats Siri in search accuracy; more

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.