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News Scan: Verizon joins Sprint in cutting jobs; Apple to accept China UnionPay cards in China stores; more

Check out the hottest news items for Nov. 17, including the expected job cuts at Verizon, Apple cozying up to China's UnionPay, the growth on the horizon for 802.15.4 wireless devices, new readable tech from Fujitsu and a plan for iBeacons from Hudson's Bay.

News Scan: BlackBerry unveils BES 12, teams with Samsung; Scopely raises $35M for mobile gaming; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 13, including the newest iteration of BlackBerry's enterprise platform, the latest investment in a mobile gaming company, how high tablets jumped this quarter, how popular mobile transactions will be and the effect mobility has had in Africa.

Mobility is forcing businesses to rethink how they get and keep customers, says Forrester

Mobility is one of the most disruptive technologies for business in decades. It is forcing businesses to rethink how they win, serve and retail customers, writes Forrester Research analyst Julie Ask.

Mobile shopping will set records this holiday season, predicts IBM

When it comes to online shopping, the mobile device will be as important a part of the holiday season this year as eggnog and mistletoe.

Apple Pay makes mobile payments less 'clunky, funky and junky'

The recently introduced Apple Pay makes mobile payments less "clunky, funky and junky," writes Samuel Greengard, a contributor to Baseline Magazine.

News Scan: Microsoft, Dropbox team on mobile file sharing; Wristband that becomes a drone; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 4, including a team up between Microsoft and Dropbox, Disney streaming service now available on Android, a rock climbing drone that zips to hard to reach places, the potlitical savvy's move to mobile and a new payments system from American Express.

Turkey's Garanti Bank sees future of banking defined by mobility

The banking industry has embraced mobility in a big way in many foreign markets, including Turkey, where Garanti Bank pays for its customers to get mobile Internet access, and uses social media to attract and retain customers.

New smart terminal Poynt promises mobile payments flexibility

A former PayPal and Google Wallet employee is launching payments terminal Poynt to help repair what he calls a "'broken' commerce infrastructure," according to  Business Insider.

Apple Pay's first week sees double charge glitch, retailers balking at service

Apple Pay has faced its share of adversity since its official launch one week ago. Whether accidentally double charging some user accounts or retailers balking at the service, the release of Apple's new mobile payment method has been anything but smooth.

Corporate customers can now use US Bank's mobile app to manage accounts

Corporate customers can now use U.S. Bank's mobile payment app to manage their accounts using their mobile phone, the Minneapolis-based bank announced last week.