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News Scan: Amazon launches Zocalo app for Android, iOS; Apple provides developers' kit for Apple Watch; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 21, including Amazon launches Zocalo file-sharing app for Android and iOS, Apple releases app development kit for Apple Watch, Google launches BYOD-focused Divide app, IoT app enablement platform revenues to increase 28 percent this year and Apple supplier GT Advanced promised too much and failed to deliver.

News Scan: Office Mobile app for Android gets Dropbox; Mobility is changing corporate network patterns; more

Read the hottest mobile IT stories for Nov. 20, including the Dropbox support Microsoft has recently added, how mobile devices have changed network traffic patterns, the newest move to mobile from healthcare, Lenovo making up ground on Apple and Samsung for tablets and the new exclusive deal between Foxconn and Apple.

Starwood CEO ditches PC for iPhone, iPad with keyboard

Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, has ditched his PC for an iPhone and an iPad with a keyboard.

Apple fills in the enterprise mobility gap left by receding BlackBerry

Apple has stepped in to the fill the enterprise mobility gap left by BlackBerry, according to data from customers of enterprise mobility management firm Globo.

FierceMobileIT's 2014 Fierce15: Extreme Mobility

Today, companies that aren't at least considering a mobility program are at risk of falling far behind their competitors. It only makes sense that this year's Fierce15 awards focuses on 15 companies that have successfully launched and implemented extreme mobility programs. Check out the 15 firms that we think are extreme mobility success stories in 2014.

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.

Samsung says overheating issue with Gear VR headset fixed

Samsung says that the overheating issue with its Gear VR virtual reality headset has been largely solved in the run-up to release of the headset to consumers next month, reports Re/code.

News Scan: Asia-Pacific IT spending on smartphones growing; Tablet users are more frugal; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 14, including IT spending on smartphones in Asia- Pacific rising, tablet users more likely to redeem mobile coupons than smartphone users, mobile marketers spend more moeny on retargeting existing customers, Mobile Movie Creator brings advanced video features to Windows Phone and PhotoShrinker app shrinks photos to free up space.

Tablets could find a home in BYOD programs

While tablets are struggling to find a use case among consumers, they may be just what enterprises need for their BYOD programs.

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.