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iPhone subsidies drag down profits at China Mobile

After years of negotiations, China Mobile finally began selling Apple's iPhone to its 776 million subscribers in January. Now, the world's largest mobile carrier probably wishes it hadn't.

Android passes iOS in mobile ad traffic for first time

Google's Android platform has passed Apple's iOS in mobile ad traffic for the first time, according to Opera Mediaworks' quarterly mobile ad report.

Slimmer iPad tablet could be on the way

Expect a slimmer iPad tablet to come soon, according to leaks published by a Dutch-language website. The information was leaked from China, and presumably from a component supplier, says  The Register.

'Baby panda' could be hiding in your jailbroken iPhones, iPads

Malware called "unflod" is stealing Apple ID passwords from jailbroken iPhones and iPads, Ars Technica reports.

News Scan: Yahoo's Apple plan not yet ripe; For mobile ads, think audio; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news April 17, including Yahoo's plan to unseat Google in iOS, the inception of the first telco-based mobile ad exchange platform, why audio quality is more important than video quality in mobile ads, the expected surge of M2M devices in the oil and gas industry and the cautious expansion of mobile technologies in Eastern Europe.

Smartphone innovation is slowing, judges Frost & Sullivan

Smartphone innovation is slowing, as evidenced by Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone, judges Lawrence Lundy, an information and communications technology consultant with Frost & Sullivan.

Will Apple become 'irrelevant' without an iWatch soon?

The company really needs to explore new markets, such as launching a smartwatch worthy of the Apple name. Otherwise, the views of Wall Street analysts will win out in terms of the firm's stock price, which ultimately has an impact on the resources it has to innovate.

'Robust selection' of apps will be key to enterprise adoption of smart wearables, says IDC

A key to success for smart wearable devices in the enterprise, as well as the consumer marketplace, will be a "robust selection of third-party applications," observes market research firm IDC.

News Scan: Samsung, Google schemed to steal Apple tech; Mobile payments to top $500B this year; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 10, including Apple's allegations against Samsung and Google, how mobile payments will soon top the $500B mark, where the cloud-managed Wi-Fi market is headed, the expected growth of telematics in Western Europe and the increased use of location-based ad campaigns.

News Scan: Apple, Google mull Square buy; Google launches 'Glass at Work'; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for April 9, including rumors of Apple and Google mulling over purchase of Square, Google's new "Glass at Work" program for wearables in the workplace, who tops the mobile point-of-sale vendor list at ABI, the struggles of mobile brand engagement and the development of faster in-flight Internet by provider Gogo.