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News Scan: BlackBerry wants mobile app net neutrality; Google to sell wireless services; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Jan. 23.

News Scan: Google shuts down Glass Explorer program; Marriott ends personal Wi-Fi blocking; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 15, Google Glass explorer program shut down, Marriott stands down in war on Wi-Fi, the increase in global SIM card shipments, the effect of interactive ads at Time and the latest executive hire at Kony.

Doctors frustrated by lack of mobile support from hospital IT

Doctors are becoming increasingly frustrated with hospital IT departments over a lack of mobile investment, tools and support, according to a new report from Spyglass Consulting.

News Scan: Android users not sweet on Lollipop; Banks beef up mobile banking; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Jan. 12, including Android users slow adoption to Lollipop, banks increasing mobile banking budgets by 52 percent this year, Apple's App Store received big user attention in the first week of January, airports expanding beacon deployments this year and low mobile device demand accounting for Gartner's revision of the IT spending forecast for 2015.

For M2M, slow and steady wins the race

Many companies wanted to demonstrate how fast and cool their Internet of Things (IoT) devices are. But many commercial uses of IoT, more commonly called machine-to-machine communication, need a small amount of bandwidth and slow speed.

Enterprises are likely to be initial target market for VoLTE

Are consumers going to shell out big bucks for VoLTE-capable handsets, instead of making do with their existing smartphones and less than great voice service for a lower price? Probably not.  That's why carriers  will rely on the enterprise market to be more lucrative for VoLTE.

News Scan: Disney to accept Apple Pay; Industrial IoT use fuels MEMS market; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Dec. 22, including Disney World's acceptance of Apply Pay and Google Wallet, industrial use of IoT devices and the MEMS market, T-Mobile reaching settlement for cramming, network testing gear may get a boost from problems with VoLTE and mobile broadband's takeover as biggest mobile data revenue generator.

25% of IT's budget will go to mobile apps by 2017, predicts IDC

2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets.  Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.

News Scan: 5 ways to get the most from mobility; BBM now supports latest OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Dec. 15, including 5 ways to get the most from mobility, BBM's support for Windows Phone, increase in smartphone sales, mobile ad startup The Mobile Majority taking off and BYOD implementation fueling WLAN security market growth.

News Scan: Ford ditches Microsoft for BlackBerry; Google releases new Watch Face API; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 12, including Ford's move to BlackBerry, a new Watch Face API from Android, the eventual rise of 5G, the future of C-RAN technology and mHealth wearables getting a boost.