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News Scan: Facebook's mobile payments move; Wearables drive healthcare big data; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 16, including Facebook's expanding mobile payment presence in Ireland, just how much Western European healthcare providers are shelling out this year for clinical mobility, fitness wearables driving big data adoption by healthcare organizations, the strong performance by U.S. wireless carriers in Q4 and the predicted growth of the mobile education market.

Verizon enhances multi-cloud play with Secure Cloud Interconnect service

Verizon is tapping into the emerging bring your own cloud trend by allowing its Private IP service the opportunity to connect to multiple cloud services with its new Secure Cloud Interconnect, or SCI, service.

News Scan: Alcatel-Lucent tops small cell vendor study; T-Mobile LTE rollout coming soon;

The latest in mobile IT news for March 6, including Alcatel-Lucent's place among small cell and carrier Wi-Fi product vendors, how T-Mobile plans to rollout its LTE services, Amazon's latest app for its sellers, how Disney's Magic Band leaves something to be desired and a revision on IDC's tablet growth forecast.

Hackers get better, while IT security falls further behind, says Verizon

SAN FRANCISCO--Hackers are getting better at what they do while the security community is not keeping up, according to preliminary results from the Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigation Report released this week at the RSA Conference.

Comcast Business, Time Warner Cable become a bigger factor in the Ethernet race, says VSG

Comcast Business and Time Warner Cable continue to make a name for themselves in the medium-sized business market selling Ethernet services, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest U.S. Ethernet Leaderboard.  

News Scan: Retailers buying up mobile startups; Rise and fall of Flappy Bird; more

Quick rundowns on the latest mobile IT for Friday, 2/14 including: why retailers are making a fuss over the acquisition of mobile startups, heart-rate monitors and sports devices will continue to run the wearables market, why the creator of Flappy Bird has retired his wings and his addictive game, who Verizon is targeting with its M2M initiatives and what the expected legalization of mobile gambling in U.S. states will do for the industry.

Firms fail to implement PCI DSS, leading to credit card breaches, says Verizon

Organizations are consistently failing to implement the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which provides guidelines to secure credit and debit card information, according to the Verizon 2014 PCI Compliance Report.

Competitive advantage is top driver for enterprises to adopt M2M, survey finds

The pursuit of competitive advantage is the number one driver for enterprises to adopt machine-to-machine services, according to a survey of IT purchase decision makers at 163 North American enterprises by market research firm Infonetics.

News Scan: HR to embrace mobility; Africa's slow start with enterprise mobility; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.

Verizon's Q4 enterprise revenues decline on slow public, private sector sales

Verizon reported in Q4 2013 that while next-gen strategic business services were up, legacy declines and slower overall business spending were a drag on enterprise revenues.