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News Scan: Apple Pay to expand internationally; OpenPeak adds job scheduler to EMM platform;

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 9, including Apple Pay in Canada, Intel's new chip unveiled at CES, OpenPeak's job scheduler on its EMM platform, Google and automaker's investments in autonomous driving tech and steering technology boost in autonomous commercial vehicles.

Google criticized for disclosing Windows 8.1 flaw before patch was ready

Google's decision to disclose a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows 8.1 operating system without a patch being ready is being criticized, eWeek reports.

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo issues bogus digital certificates that expose YouTube user data

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo issues fake digital certificates for YouTube visitors, which could expose sensitive information of users, including passwords, reports Ars Technica.

Tracking Santa Claus? There's an app for that

Every Dec. 24 since 1955, instead of tracking nuclear missiles, North America's first and last line of defense NORAD tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer. Back then, children had to use rudimentary technology known as the rotary phone and call NORAD. Now, kids can check where Santa is simply by using an app on their smartphone.

Spotlight: IT security managers should beware of critical NTP security bugs

IT security managers should take note of critical security bugs in the network time protocol uncovered by Google researchers, reports our sister publication FierceCIO.

Google Chrome to issue alert about non-secure sites

The Google Chrome browser will start marking non-HTTPS websites as non-secure in 2015.

News Scan: New enterprise mobility bundles released by BlackBerry; Google introduces mobile museum app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Dec. 17, including BlackBerry launching two new enterprise mobility bundles, Google's mobile app offering to museums, enterprise mobility platforms to be moved to the next generation in 2015, rugged mobile devices getting a lift in third quarter and the FCC charging Sprint with $105 million for cramming.

Russian malware infects more than 100,000 WordPress websites

Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected more than 100,000 WordPress websites, warns security firm Sucuri. Once infected, the websites could become attack platforms.

Some 100,000 WordPress sites infected through popular slider plugin

More than 100,000 WordPress websites are infected due to an outdated version of the highly popular Slider Revolution plugin and some site owners may have no idea it is there.

News Scan: Ford ditches Microsoft for BlackBerry; Google releases new Watch Face API; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 12, including Ford's move to BlackBerry, a new Watch Face API from Android, the eventual rise of 5G, the future of C-RAN technology and mHealth wearables getting a boost.