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News Scan: Smartphone shipments jump 23%; Bison offers to buy troubled MQ Mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 31, including a solid jump in smartphone shipments, a loss of subsidies for major mobile operators, the expected growth of the GPS tracking device market, the company that offered to swoop in to buy ailing NQ Mobile and Palantir acquires a few companies after a long time in hibernation.

Windows Phone is dark horse in enterprise mobility

Windows Phone is finally enterprise-ready with its recent reboot and shift from its former consumer-facing priorities, according to an article at WindowsITPro. 

Wearables are best suited for fast-paced workplaces, says Android developer

Wearables are better suited to a fast-paced workplace than smartphones, argues Jared Banyard, Android developer at Lua.

Hilton is betting $500M that mobile will give it an edge in the hotel wars

Hilton is investing half a billion dollars in mobile technology to enable guests to choose their room, check in, unlock their door, order room service and check out using their mobile devices.

News Scan: Obama to ink cellphone 'unlocking' bill; EU okays Apple's $3B Beats buy; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for July 28, including the Obama's impending signature to allow unlocking of cellphones, EU clearing the acquisition of Beats by Apple, problems still plague the Surface Pro 3, a new app store for SAP and the expected portion of M2M connections made up by telematics.

News Scan: Good beefs up mobility platform; Movius raises $13M to serve more BYOD users; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 25, including an update for Good Technology's Secure Mobility Platform, a new venture for Movius in BYOD, how Apple lost its tablet lead, Facebook's new Messenger direction that could involve Uber and why M2M devices still use 2G.

Will Apple's alliance with IBM save the iPad?

Facing the second consecutive quarter of declining iPad sales, CEO Tim Cook is betting that Apple's alliance with IBM will stanch the bleeding by opening up the enterprise channel to more iPad purchases.

News Scan: Wearables to take off in enterprises; Facebook faces increased mobile ad competition; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 24, including where the first wearables will truly flourish, the coming fight for Apple in mobile install ads, the difference in revenue between mobile websites and mobile apps, the latest connection that makes Square more approachable and a joint venture with Samsung and Oculus.

Nokia handset business: Microsoft's loss is Nokia's gain

Nokia, for one, is glad to see its mobile handset division off the books. The Finnish mobile firm said its financial performance for the latest quarter was boosted by the sale of the handset division to Microsoft, the  Wall Street Journal  reports.

A brief history of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, or IoT, promises to revolutionize the way we do business as well as the way we live our lives. Here is a brief IoT history to help you understand where we have come from and where we may be going.