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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 Chambers: Most corporations will die unless networks can adapt

With the aid of an animation that literally depicted the Cisco logo mowing over competitors, the CEO opened his annual conference with the most optimistic sounding threat imaginable.

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?

Cisco Android desktops: Its bid to replace PCs in the office

Executives might not want another screen cluttering their desks. So Cisco is working to give them a reason to kick one of those screens off.

What have we learned this week at Microsoft TechEd 2014?

Can a company that's accustomed to setting the tone for an entire industry become content with simply finding some degree of harmony?

Spotlight: Cisco rejects leaving a backdoor key for governments, omits mentioning Huawei

In an empassioned statement, Cisco's general counsel calls for governments to step out of the network and network components design businesses.

Cisco cloud service will moderate multiple public clouds

A service called InterCloud aims to create a layer of abstraction giving hybrid cloud customers more freedom to use the equipment they choose.

Cisco still searches for collaboration formula, tries jiving with Jive

The company's short, though earnest, effort to build a single collaboration platform under its own brand comes to an end that shows evidence of bitterness.

Data center threats include new 'überbots', old Java, says Cisco

The fact that old applications that can't (easily) be rewritten rely on an older version of the Java runtime, may be a factor in nine out of ten client-side exploits.

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.