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News Scan: FCC okays T-Mobile-Verizon spectrum deal; Employees lax over mobile security; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 24, including the FCC's decision on T-Mobile's purchase of a piece of Verizon's LTE spectrum, the dangerous spots employees access sensitive data, why a majority of mobile shoppers don't want to be tracked, Quip's next step in allowing programmers access and how mobile operators can most effectively deploy Wi-Fi.

Facebook Messenger users top 200M, says Zuckerberg

More than 200 million Facebook users are regularly using Facebook Messenger, the social networking site's mobile texting app for Android and iPhone, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in the firm's quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, Re/code reports.

Energy industry gets mobile to improve customer satisfaction, worker productivity

More energy companies are using mobile devices to communicate with customers, improve worker productivity and safety and monitor energy equipment, such as oil rigs and pipelines.

News Scan: What's the next mobile craze?; Heartbleed bug in BES 10 plugged; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, April 23 including home screen customization apps becoming the next mobile obsession, BlackBerry's BES 10 security patch for Heartbleed vulnerability, the surge in marketing budgets this year according to IDC, increased investment by mobile operators in deep packet inspection and IP multimedia subsystem as an alternative to UC in the enterprise.

News Scan: Will Nokia become Microsoft Mobile?; Windows Phone bets on security; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 22, including the rumored change for Nokia to Microsoft Mobile, Microsoft basing their mobile expectations on its positive security record, an acceleration in the Latin 4G LTE market, the new 'immersive' Barneys app and how mobile use is taking over TV time.

3 ways the Z-axis gives mobile content more than just depth

With such a wide variety of screen sizes on the mobile market, developers have been honing flexible mobile content strategies that adapt to an array of devices. There are plenty of best practices to ensure mobile content has the X- and Y-axis covered. But what about Z?

News Scan: Nike cuts loose most of FuelBand team; PayPal tops for mobile payments; more

Read the latest in mobile IT news for April 21, including how Nike slashed most of its FuelBand team, why slow response times kill mobile sites, which mobile payment service was the most used, the benefits of connected trucks and vehicles and the expected growth in the wireless network security market.

HTC tops list of manufacturers with Heartbleed-vulnerable smartphones, says Lookout

HTC produces the three most popular Android smartphones vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug--the HTC Evo, One S and One X--according to  data  compiled by security firm Lookout from 100,000 Heartbleed Detector users.

LinkedIn expands mobile app portfolio, mobile partnerships

LinkedIn is expanding its mobile app portfolio to meet the demands of increasing mobile traffic to its site, which is expected to make up a majority of its visitors by the end of the year.

Smartphone innovation is slowing, judges Frost & Sullivan

Smartphone innovation is slowing, as evidenced by Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone, judges Lawrence Lundy, an information and communications technology consultant with Frost & Sullivan.