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News Scan: Smartphone encryption aids criminals, says FBI chief; Apple says it's iOS 8 or bust; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Sept. 29, including the latest criticism by the FBI head over default smartphone encryption, iOS as the only game in town, a service expansion for startup SimilarWeb, another ad platform update from Facebook and Subway's new mobile campaign.

Mobile data traffic explosion fuels Wi-Fi test equipment market

The explosion in mobile data traffic is fueling the market for Wi-Fi test equipment, which Frost & Sullivan forecasts will top $1 billion in 2020, up from $529 million last year.

News Scan: Apple rushes iOS 8 bug fix; Intel pumps $1.5B into Chinese mobile chip makers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 26, including Apple pushing iOS 8.0.2 ASAP, Intel stacking their chips with an investment over one billion, 3-D construction apps that are catching on, the red tape holding autonomous vehicles back and the future of cars with V2X communications.

Microsoft beefs up audio quality for mobile Skype users

Microsoft is improving the audio quality for mobile users of its Skype VoIP software, a popular low-cost communication option for small businesses and business travelers.

News Scan: Device makers could feel YODA force; Go mobile, young job seekers; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 25, including what the You Own Device Act could mean for reselling electronics, the effect mobility could have on a job search, the record breaking weekend for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, smartphones and the portal head units in automobiles and how tougher cell phone standards are making recycling tougher.

News Scan: Walmart's low-cost mobile banking; Huge markup for iPhone 6 Plus; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 24, including Walmart's low-cost mobile banking offer to customers, Apple's $100 markup for iPhone 6 Plus, VoLTE fueling an IMS land rush, Adobe's acquisition of photo editing software Aviary and half of Apple mobile device users have upgraded to iOS 8 after a week of deployment.

Growing links between cloud networks, mobile devices spur demand for RF test gear

Links between cloud networks and mobile devices are increasing, creating more complex device-under-test requirements. To handle these requirements, radio frequency test equipment is needed, says market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: Online retailers not investing in mobile; Enterprise use of wearables to surge; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 23, including the lack of investment in mobile by retailers for the holiday season, where wearables will likely flourish, the rise of contextually aware apps, how much the mobile market means to North America and pulsed RF power devices and who is using them.

Annoying in-flight cellphone calls unite Dems and GOP on Capitol Hill

Apparently there is at least one issue that unites Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill--annoying cellphone conversations on airplanes.

News Scan: Curved displays and smartphone innovation; Medical ID in iOS 8 could be life saver; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 22, including how the curved display will affect mobile devices, why iOS 8 and its medical history function could come in handy, the shuffling of the C-suite at Oracle, beacon messaging and its effect on app users and the security strength brought along by BYOx.