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News Scan: iWatch set for October launch; Enterprises fuel small cell gear growth; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for May 6, including the expected release features of the iWatch, the coming growth in the small cell market, how Nokia overtook Cisco in a key market, the top 20 mobile security players and how the African continent is about to get a lot more mobile.

Cisco CEO pleads NSA to stop hacking his equipment

Following a photo and post by Sean Gallagher in ArsTechnica reportedly showing the NSA secretly installing spyware in Cisco routers, the company's CEO, John Chambers, wrote a letter to President Obama pleading for an end to NSA hacking. But even if the NSA refrains from such, will the damage done to private corporations' reputations persist?

CITE 2014: Translating ideas into mobile innovations

I enjoyed getting the end user perspective on mobility at this year's CITE Conference. The IT folks in the trenches have a lot to teach analysts and journalists like me about turning ideas into innovations in the real world.

Cisco, Sanofi take different paths to mobility

U.S. high-tech behemoth Cisco and French drug giant Sanofi took very different approaches to their mobility strategies, related two IT execs from those companies at the CITE Conference this week.

Only half of enterprises have a mobile strategy, security the biggest challenge, says report

Fifty-one percent of organizations have an enterprisewide mobility strategy in place with clearly defined initiatives, while 49 percent do not, finds an Illuminas  survey, commissioned by Cisco. The survey polled 400 mid-market and enterprise-IT decision makers.

Industry consortium to develop IoT standards, technology

A consortium of heavy hitting IT firms will develop engineering standards for the Internet of Things to enable interoperability among networks and devices and improved access to big data for organizations.

Infographic: Mobility frustrating for employees, risky for firms

Mobility can be a frustrating experience for employees and a security nightmare for enterprises, according to data compiled by Cisco.

Cisco buys Collaborate.com

This week, Cisco bought Collaborate.com, a tool that provides a central place to collaborate around a variety of cloud services.

BYOD demands spur 12.8% growth in enterprise WLAN market, says IDC

The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.

News Scan: Mobile-first players challenge status quo; WLAN market on the rise; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 12/2 including: a switchup in the game of mobile-first players, growth in the wirless LAN market, a software glitch that affects six states, Lowe's new in-store locator app and the latest on Android malware stats.