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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.

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.

Taking BYOD from the cubicle to the conference room

BYOD programs are in place at most organizations today, and a growing number of companies are using BYOD to improve the quality of staff meetings.

Heartbleed flaw present in millions of Android devices

The Heartbleed flaw, a hole in the OpenSSL software that enables two-thirds of websites to encrypt data, is also present in millions of Android devices, reports Ars Technica.

Customers are leaving banks that don't offer mobile banking services

Customers are leaving banks that are not offering mobile banking services, such as balance inquiries and transfers and bill payments through photo imaging, the Wall Street Journal reports.

News Scan: Mobile drives email use; Google beefs up Android security;

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for April 11, including the rise of the corporate email due to enterprise mobility, Google's attempt to safeguard independent apps, the ineffectiveness of mobile games when staying relevant, wireless making its way into European buildings and the explosion in indoor location installations.

Facebook's dodgy privacy record prompts FTC warning over WhatsApp buy

Facebook's dodgy privacy record has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to take the extraordinary step of warning the social media giant about its proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp.

3 trends to transform enterprise mobility

It seems everyone has a crystal ball and a prediction for the next big thing in mobility, but when the analysis comes from someone actually putting their money where their mouth is, it's worth pausing to listen.

News Scan: Google's Glasshole move at PTO; Bad karma for Credit Karma's mobile app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 7, including Google's failure in the patent office, the settlement Fandango and Credit Karma agreed to, the new audience BBM is being marketed to, the increases in U.S. mobile usage and the expected tablet growth in Latin America.