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News Scan: Tablet case could help deaf get jobs; Windows drops Nokia from Lumia brand; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 22, including how a startup's new tablet case could help the deaf acquire jobs, Microsoft drops Nokia from Lumia smartphone brand, OTT players to take $14 billion in revenue from mobile operators this year, Macrocell mobile backhaul gear market growth to stall and the VoLTE market to reach more than 900 million connections by 2018.

Microsoft pulls another Patch Tuesday update; warns of serious new Office bug

Microsoft has pulled another Patch Tuesday update--its third in three months--and separately issued a warning of a serious new bug that is currently being exploited.

Microsoft's rumored smartwatch will be integrated into enterprise products

The smartwatch reportedly being developed by Microsoft will be integrated into Outlook, Lync and other enterprise products, Pascal Koenig of the Zurich-based Smartwatch Group tells VentureBeat.

News Scan: Microsoft to place new focus on equal pay, diversity hiring; IT budgets not increasing at the pace many IT managers expect; more

The top IT news stories for Oct. 20, 2014.

Microsoft unveils Skype Qik for lightweight video messaging

Microsoft has unveiled a new video-messaging app for mobile platforms called Skype Qik.

As Windows 10 downloads hit the 1M mark, what can enterprises expect from it?

The revamped update strategy in Windows 10 may be the most overlooked feature that administrators will love.

News scan: Free Windows upgrades; Job-stealing robots; More

The top news stories for Oct. 13, 2014.

Microsoft readies 9 bulletins to fix Windows, Internet Explorer

October's Patch Tuesday sees Microsoft releasing 9 bulletins, twice the number of updates compared to last month.

The Surface is here to stay, says Microsoft

In an uncharacteristic move for the company, a Microsoft executive has stepped forward with the public assurance that the company is committed to the Surface Pro 3.

No, CEO Nadella, women's pay inequalities are not 'karma'

Yesterday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella set off a public firestorm when he made comments on womens' pay inequalities that many interpreted as sexist. As Wharton Business School professor and gender studies expert Marianna Fotaki writes here, there are many reasons for unequal pay in high tech and IT, none of which have anything to do with 'Karma'.